CLEVELAND – Climbing the ranks of Entrepreneur magazine's 31st Annual Franchise 500, Proforma jumped from #101 in 2009 to #72 in 2010. The Franchise 500 ranking is based on financial and statistical data from July 2008 through July 2009 evaluating the criteria of financial strength and stability, growth rate and size of the system.
“As we continue to grow in sales and number of Owners, we are rapidly climbing the Franchise 500 rankings,” said Greg Muzzillo, Founder of Proforma. “Any time we are recognized in the franchising industry for our growth and success, it is a great honor for me and for the entire Proforma Family.”
The Franchise 500 is a comprehensive ranking of franchises based on objective, quantifiable data. Other factors are taken into consideration including years in business, startup costs, percentage of terminations and financing options.
In 2009, Proforma was ranked the #3 Top Distributor by Print Professional magazine, #2 Distributor by Counselor magazine, the Top Distributor by Promo Marketing magazine, the #2 Top Distributor by Print Solutions magazine, and the #1 Printing and Promotional Products Franchise by Entrepreneur magazine. Proforma was also recognized with a Grand PEAK Award by the PPAI and with two InHouse Design Awards from Graphic Design USA magazine.
Proforma is a network of more than 700 independent offices throughout North America that offers graphic communications solutions through commercial printing services, promotional products, business documents and eCommerce solutions. The company provides clients with one source for an infinite number of resources including a network of over 600,000 products and services.
With over 30 years of experience, Proforma remains clearly focused on providing solutions to North American businesses for their graphic communications needs. A leading provider of promotional products, printing services, business documents, and eCommerce solutions, Proforma has received numerous awards and is recognized as one of the top five largest companies in our industry. Proforma serves approximately 50,000 clients through more than 700 member offices in North America. The Proforma Worldwide Support Center is located in Cleveland, Ohio. www.proforma.com.
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