SERVPRO earned the No. 8 spot in Entrepreneur Magazine's 2011 Franchise 500 ranking, moving up one notch from 2010.

The disaster recovery and restoration franchise company also placed No. 1 in its category for the eighth consecutive year.

"This recognition from Entrepreneur Magazine emphasizes the value of SERVPRO, not only to the franchises, but to the clients in the Brazil area," SERVPRO Industries, Inc., Executive Vice President Rick Isaacson said. From The Brazil Times.