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Aug 2012

Franchise Ownership is Catching on with Veterans

August 9th, 2012
Military Officers Association of America

In three years since Air Force Col. Brian O'Rear launched his franchising business, HomeTeam Inspection Service, he seized the market share in Louisville, Ky., despite the existence of about 80 competitors, and hired a staff of mostly former servicemembers. Click "Read more" to see how franchise ownership is catching on with Veterans.

Jun 2012

Veterans get help from nonprofits to start businesses, land jobs

June 22nd, 2012
South Florida Business Journal

David Povlitz and Anago are featured in this article, under the heading "Franchising Alternative" as an example of a company that offers incentives to veterans looking to get into business for themselves. Highlighted in the article is David's military background, the Vet Fran program and why veterans make ideal franchisees. Please click "Read more" to view full article.

Top weekend franchises: #2 Anago Cleaning Systems

June 21st, 2012
Eighteen Fifty-One Franchise Project

Anago Cleaning Systems ranked #2 top brand for "keeping weekends free" in recent post by the Eighteen Fifty-One Franchise Project! Many future franchise owners focus on a combination of investment, lifestyle, wealth and equity when exploring the right business opportunity. With Anago, lifestyle flexibility continues to be a top trait among master franchisees. For this, 1851 Magazine ranked Anago as the No. 2 best franchise brand for maintaining lifestyle and keeping your weekends flexible. Please click "Read more" to view full article.

Clean sweep to success: Franchisee Khan thrives with Anago Cleaning Service

June 15th, 2012
IndUS Business Journal

Eddie Khan is truly a testament to living the American dream. Originally from Bangladesh, Khan came to the United States in 1992 to escape political and economic hardship. With odds of obtaining a student visa at one in 500, Khan luckily was awarded one and came to the United States with only $450 to his name. Through scholarships and grants, Khan attended the Colorado School of Mines and graduated with a degree in petroleum engineering. Please click "Read more" to view full article.

Apr 2012

Franchise owners strive to share knowledge of business ownership

April 9th, 2012
The Charleston Business Journal

Local business entrepreneurs, Dave and Dory Ruyts, recount how their backgrounds led them to become Anago Master Franchisees of the Charleston, South Carolina territory. The article focuses on their past commercial cleaning background, as well as Dave's past with the Navy, that led them to the opportunity to Anago Cleaning Systems. Please click "Read more" to view full article.

Diamond in the Dirt: Commercial Cleaning Icon, Anago, Cleaning Systems Targets Northern New Jersey

April 3rd, 2012
The Paramus Post

The article focuses on non-DSW brands that are looking to grow in the region, particularly Anago, which has plans to open eight master franchises within Texas in the near future. Judy Walker discussed why Texas was a desirable area for aggressive expansion for the commercial cleaning business, and Bob Piazza discussed his plans for growth as new Master Franchisee in the Dallas territory. Please click "Read more" to view full article.

Dec 2011

Anago Named a Top Franchise for Minorities

December 19th, 2011
USA Today

Anago Cleaning Systems has been recognized by the National Minority Franchising Initiative for the second year in a row. NMFI recognizes franchise organizations with exceptional minority participation. Over 450 franchise companies responded to the survey, and Anago was one of the top 50 selected. Franchises are ranked on percentage of minority owned units, as well as minority representation among senior management. The results of the survey appeared in an article in USA Today.

Oct 2011

Anago Ranked in Inc. Magazine for 2nd Year in a Row

October 26th, 2011
Inc. 5000

Anago Cleaning Systems ranked #3418 in Inc. Magazine's 2011 Inc. 5000, list of the fastest growing private companies in America! This is the second year in a row that Anago has been recognized on this prestigious list.

Anago Goes International

October 18th, 2011

Anago Cleaning Systems is proud to announce the sale of its first international Master Franchise to Felipe Contreras Lander of Santiago, Chile! Anago's Chairman & CEO, David Povlitz made the announcement saying “I originally founded the company as 'Anago International', knowing that someday we would expand outside the U.S. I am thrilled that day has come and excited about our future.”

Jul 2011

Charleston Couple Purchases Anago Master Franchise

July 6th, 2011

Anago Cleaning Systems is proud to announce the sale of the Charleston, South Carolina Master Territory to David and Doretta Ruyts. Natives of Michigan, the Ruyts' have owned and operated several businesses in the Charleston area. Dave Ruyts served in the U.S. Navy for 10 years, and his last tour of duty brought them to Charleston. After thinking about the long, cold winters of their former state of residence, the Ruyts family decided to stay and enjoy the beautiful South Carolina weather permanently. They have lived in Charleston now, for over 25 years.