Anago Cleaning Systems (Anago), an industry-leading commercial cleaning franchise with more than 35 Master Franchises and over 1,400 Unit Franchisees throughout the U.S. and internationally, announced today that Franchise Direct has listed Anago as one of the Top 100 Global Franchises for 2017. The recognition was announced as part of their widely anticipated industry benchmark report that includes other prominent brands such as McDonald’s, 7 Eleven, RE/MAX and Marriott International.

“We are so proud to be recognized as one of the most valuable franchises in the world,” said Adam Povlitz, President of Anago Cleaning Systems. “I’m honored to be a part of such a dynamic franchise organization that is once again recognized for being a leader in our industry.”

Every year, Franchise Direct publishes its Top 100 Global Franchises Report to showcase the world’s most successful franchise companies. The annual list is one of the only reports that utilizes an objective methodology which analyses KPIs such as financial performance, corporate citizenship, market reach, brand stability, and international expansion. Some of this year’s winners include franchise giants such as Hilton Worldwide, Wyndham Hotels, Papa John’s, KFC, Burger King, and Century 21.

Other considering factors include social responsibility, environmental policy, number of years in operation, system revenue and best practices for franchisee support and training. According to Franchise Direct, the Top 100 serve as superior models for early-stage franchises looking to expand and for brands wanting to implement a franchise business model in the future.

About Anago Cleaning Systems

Anago Cleaning Systems is a commercial cleaning franchise system supporting over 35 Master Franchises and over 1,400 Unit Franchisees in the U.S. and internationally. After years of refining procedures and creating duplicable systems created in his large commercial cleaning service, David Povlitz founded Anago in 1989 to help other entrepreneurs open their cleaning businesses. Today, its program sets the standard worldwide in commercial cleaning. Anago was ranked the 10th fastest-growing franchise in 2013 and in the Top 100 on the Franchise 500 by Entrepreneur Magazine in Additionally, Anago was ranked the #1 Janitorial Franchise by in 2016 and ranked by Franchise Business Review as one of the best franchises in franchisee satisfaction for 10 consecutive years. Inc. Magazine has also listed Anago as one of the top privately-held companies in the U.S.