According to the release, the company ranked 43rd in the Top 50 Large Systems franchises and was ranked in the top five for the Services category of winners, who were selected based on studies and satisfaction surveys completed by franchisees of over 500 leading brands.
Fish Window Cleaning was founded in 1978 by Mike Merrick and began franchising in 1998, growing to more than 220 franchises in 42 states — 19 of which were opened in the last year alone, the release stated.
This is the latest in a string of awards for the company, which also received the St. Louis area Better Business Bureau TORCH Award for business ethics and customer satisfaction, was ranked first in its category on the Entrepreneur magazine Franchise 500 list and in the top 10 percent of all franchises by GI Jobs magazine and was named a 2010 Military Friendly Franchise, the release added.
Fish Window Cleaning franchises cleaned more than 35 million windows in 2009, the release added.
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