PITTSBURGH - Linc Network LLC has been ranked among the top national and international franchise systems in the 2010Franchise TimesTop 200 Franchise Systems. Ranked No. 131, Linc Network has appeared on this list for the fourth consecutive year.

The Top 200 is based on a combination of companies’ self-reported sales and unit counts and research conducted byFranchise Times. This year’s Top 200 brought in a combined $468.6 billion in sales and includes nearly 300,000 domestic franchise units and more than 140,000 international franchise units. According toFranchise Times, franchise systems in this year’s ranking are 85 percent franchisee-owned, continuing a gradual increase from recent years.

“We are very proud to rank as one of the Top 200 Franchise Systems for the fourth consecutive year,” said Scott Giacobbe, Linc Network president and CEO. “We look forward to continuing to provide leading services to our franchise network, growing our franchise base nationally and internationally and solidifying our position among the global leaders in franchise systems.”

Headquartered in Pittsburgh and Atlanta, Linc Network LLC is the franchisor of the Linc System®, a business format branded as Linc Service® for operating a commercial HVAC service business. For more information on the Linc Network, visit www.lincservice.com. Linc Network is a subsidiary of ABM Industries Inc., a leading provider of facility services. For more information, visit www.abm.com.

Publication date:01/10/2011