HORSHAM, Pa., Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, AAMCO, the world's largest chain of transmission specialists and leader in total car care services, has been ranked No. 1 in category on Entrepreneur magazine's 2017 Franchise 500. The ranking aims to reveal the impact of the newest trends and industries poised for growth, and evaluates franchisors based on system size, growth, financial strength and stability.
"We're extremely proud to receive this top recognition from Entrepreneur magazine for the third consecutive year," said Brett Ponton, CEO and president of American Driveline and AAMCO Transmission, Inc. "With the hard work and dedication by our corporate team and franchisees, AAMCO has been able to uphold a positive brand reputation within the transmissions industry. As we continue our commitment to serving our customers with high quality service, we look forward to the growth that 2017 will bring the brand."
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 2017 Franchise 500, ranking at the top of the transmission repair category for the third consecutive year. 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. AAMCO offers financing support for qualified candidates. Reduced franchise fees are also 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 1962, 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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