The Group at a Glance
Franchise Brands is an international, multi-brand franchisor focused on building market-leading businesses primarily via a franchise model. The Group currently has a combined network of over 625 franchisees across seven franchise brands in the UK, North America and Europe.
Franchise Brands’ focus is on B2B van-based reactive and planned services. The Company owns several market-leading brands with long trading histories, including Pirtek in Europe, Metro Rod, Metro Plumb, and Filta all of which benefit from the Group’s central support services, in particular technology, marketing, and finance. At the heart of Franchise Brands’ business-building strategy is helping its franchisees grow their businesses: “if they grow, we grow”.
Franchise Brands employs over 700 people across the Group.
Franchise Brands comprises four divisions as follows:
- Pirtek, a leading European provider of on-site hydraulic hose replacement services.
- The B2B division comprises Metro Rod, Metro Plumb, Filta, and Willow Pumps,
- Filta International which includes Filta North America and Filta Europe
- The B2C division which incorporates ChipsAway, Ovenclean and Barking Mad.