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ASP Recognized as a Top 500 Franchise Company by Entrepreneur Magazine

Macon, GA – ASP – America’s Swimming Pool Company was recently ranked #228 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 list in 2012. Launched as a franchise in 2005, America’s Swimming Pool Company now has 110 territories operating in over 200 cities in 12 states. ASP continues to be recognized as the nation’s leading pool and spa maintenance franchise.

 “Seeing this much of an increase in our ranking from last year to this year, up by 231 spots, really demonstrates all the hard work that goes into our franchise system at the corporate level as well as all the hard work from our outstanding Franchise owners. Due to the substantial growth our company has seen over the last six years, we are continuing to put in place personnel and business strategies to strengthen our support and to keep us at the top in our industry,” said Stewart Vernon, CEO and founder of ASP. “We are truly honored to receive this ranking and recognition as a company and celebrate the success of everyone’s hard work.”

Entrepreneur has conducted the Franchise 500 survey for 34 years. To determine rankings, each company is evaluated on its financial strength and stability, growth rate, size of system, years in business and franchising percentage of units closing.

“Regardless of our expansion, we will always be dedicated to supporting our franchise owners and providing the best services in the industry to our customers” said Vernon.

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About America’s Swimming Pool Company

America’s Swimming Pool Company, the Nation’s most respected swimming pool maintenance and repair franchise, was established in 2001 by Stewart Vernon of Macon, Georgia. The company was built on the belief that providing the highest-quality pool maintenance with competitive pricing and a high level of dependability will attract customers. Since 2005, ASP has expanded into 110 territories in the Southeast, servicing over 200 cities and 12 states across the country. At this point, the company manages over 80 million gallons of water per week and renovates or remodels more than 250 pools each year. For information, please visit www.ASPpoolco.com

Media Contact:
Meghan Meece
Marketing and Web Design
ASP Franchising, Inc.
478-254-4495 ext. 2
meghanmeece@asppoolco.com