WACO, Texas - The Dwyer Group Inc., one of the largest franchising companies of trades service brands, has announced that six of its franchise concepts are 2011 AllBusiness AllStars in a new ranking of top franchises. The third-annual list (www.allbusiness.com/allstar-franchises/11736542-1.html) honors the 300 “best of the best” and cited The Dwyer Group’s brands for offering financing to new franchisees and for creating and supporting the VetFran program that assists military veterans into franchise ownership.

The 2011 AllBusiness AllStar list recognized: Aire Serve Heating & Air Conditioning, #109; Rainbow International Restoration and Cleaning, #137; Mr. Rooter, #152; Mr. Electric, #190; Glass Doctor, #197; and Mr. Appliance, #278.

“Our franchise brands have shown incredible strength, and this ranking continues to support our focus for growth and success in the year ahead,” said Dina Dwyer-Owens, chairwoman and CEO of The Dwyer Group. “We continue to award franchise agreements and expand our networks at an incredible time of opportunity and history for our business, and the credit goes to a great team of associates and franchisees for exceeding expectations every day.”

For more information, visit www.dwyergroup.com.

Publication date:01/24/2011