HORSHAM, Pa., Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, AAMCO Transmissions, Inc. ("AAMCO"), franchisor of the world's largest branded chain of transmission specialists and an industry leader in total car care services, has been named to 2016 Franchise Gator's Top 100 franchise concepts. The greater Philadelphia area-based company ranked No. 50 for the second year in a row. The annual ranking measures franchise opportunities based on several key factors, including financial stability, growth, transparency, continuity and sustainability.
"We're pleased to be named to Franchise Gator's Top 100 for the second consecutive year," said Brett Ponton, CEO and president of American Driveline and AAMCO Transmission, Inc. "The automotive aftermarket industry is poised for continued growth, and this latest accolade only reaffirms AAMCO's reputation as a market leader and a solid business partner."
For more than 50 years, AAMCO's network of locally owned and independently operated automotive service centers has employed the latest technology. Expert technicians diagnose a repair, fix it right the first time and back it with a nationwide warranty. Known as the world's leading transmission expert, the company has evolved into a total car care brand that provides a variety of services including brake repair, tune-ups, shocks and struts, routine maintenance and more. AAMCO was named to Entrepreneur's 2016 Franchise 500®, ranking #1 in category. Based on network size, growth rate and financial strength, the brand also earned a spot on Entrepreneur's "Best of the Best" list. Additionally, AAMCO has been consecutively ranked on Franchise Times' Top 200+ for the last two years.
With nearly 650 centers across North America, AAMCO is actively seeking single- and multi-unit franchisee operators who are passionate about the brand and committed to providing the highest quality service. Interested candidates should have a minimum net worth of $250,000 and liquid assets of at least $65,000 per unit. Depending on the real estate site selected, franchisees can expect the total investment to be approximately $227,400 – $333,000 with a $39,500 initial franchise fee. Reduced franchise fees are available for honorably discharged veterans.
AAMCO is the world's largest branded chain of transmission specialists and a leader in total car care services. AAMCO has nearly 650 franchised automotive centers throughout the United States and Canada. Established in 1963, AAMCO-branded centers are proud to have served more than 45 million drivers. For more information, visit: aamcouniversity.com, aamco.com or aamcoblog.com.
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