WACO, Texas (January 4, 2008) – Entrepreneur magazine listed Rainbow International No. 376 in its 2008 “Franchise 500” list. The company ranked No. 393 in 2007.

Rainbow International is a global franchise organization providing residential and commercial restoration and cleaning services to more than 180 locations in the United States and Canada, and 200 additional locations through master franchisees in the United Kingdom.

“It’s a great honor for the entire Rainbow International franchise family to be in this elite group,” said David Bethea, president of Rainbow International. “Our franchise owners work hard to deliver the highest quality service possible to our customers every single day. It’s rewarding that their efforts over the past year have been recognized by Entrepreneur magazine.”

Rainbow International opened 41 new franchise locations in 2007, and plans to open an additional 48 locations in 2008. The company is actively seeking franchise owners in several major U.S. markets including Milwaukee, Wis., Portland, Ore., Bakersfield, Calif., Albuquerque, N.M., Beaumont, Texas, Shreveport, La., Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Atlanta, Ga., Austin, Texas, and Huntsville, Ala.

“When it comes to restoring and cleaning their homes, customers are looking for someone they can trust,” Bethea said. “Because all Rainbow International franchise locations are locally owned and operated, customers can rest assured they are doing business with someone who cares about them and their individual needs.”