Express Refrigeration Joins ABM Franchising Group

ABM’s Linc Service Franchise Network Expands in California

New York, NY – March 31, 2021 – ABM, a leading provider of facility solutions, announced that Express Refrigeration Inc, has signed an agreement to join its Linc Service franchise network. Express Refrigeration is a leading full-service provider of mechanical contracting in the Sacramento, California market. Linc Service is a franchise brand of ABM Franchising Group, an operating unit of ABM.

“Express Refrigeration built their business on reputation and results, and I’m excited to have them join the Linc Service network,” said Bruce Phibbs, Senior Vice President of ABM Franchising Group. “In a period of dynamic change for facilities across the country, we’re looking forward to helping Express Refrigeration grow their business with Linc Service expertise and support.”

Express Refrigeration was founded in 2008 with a mission to provide quality service to the restaurant industry in the Sacramento market. Since 2008, the company has established a reputation of service excellence and has expanded to provide HVAC service and refrigeration to businesses in the greater Sacramento area. Upon joining the Linc Service network, Express Refrigeration plans to expand their HVAC and preventive maintenance services to include chiller services and energy management systems (EMS) for facilities.

“My team and I are excited to support our planned growth in commercial services with the Linc Service system,” said Vijay Ambavanekar, owner of Express Refrigeration. “I’ve brought my own expertise in finance and strategy to the challenges of growing a family-owned business, and now I’m looking forward to joining a network of expert professionals leveraging a structured support system to do the same.”

ABM Franchising Group offers a portfolio of franchise networks that deliver mechanical and electrical service and preventive maintenance solutions to commercial and industrial buildings. ABM Franchising Group consists of two franchise brands: Linc Service and TEGG. Express Refrigeration will operate under the Linc Service franchise brand.

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ABM is a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues of approximately $6.0 billion and more than 100,000 employees in 350+ offices throughout the United States and various international locations. ABM’s comprehensive capabilities include janitorial, electrical & lighting, energy solutions, facilities engineering, HVAC & mechanical, landscape & turf, mission critical solutions and parking, provided through stand-alone or integrated solutions. ABM provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to properties of all sizes – from schools and commercial buildings to hospitals, data centers, manufacturing plants and airports. ABM Industries Incorporated, which operates through its subsidiaries, was founded in 1909. For more information, visit