The Dwyer Group Sets Record Month with 44 Franchises Awarded in June
WACO, Texas - (July 7, 2009) - The Dwyer Group, a holding company for six residential and commercial franchise service brands, has set a new company record in franchise development, awarding 44 new franchises across North America in the month of June. It is the second time this year the company has posted record growth, and it marks a total of 140 franchises awarded so far in 2009.
Robert Tunmire, executive vice president of The Dwyer Group who oversees the franchise development team, said the strong performance covers all six brands for the parent company. "We continue to attract quality franchisees in record numbers, and it is a true testament to the strength of our businesses," he said.
The Dwyer Group includes a franchise network of more than 1,400 franchises around the world operating under the brands of Aire Serv Heating and Air Conditioning, Glass Doctor, Mr. Appliance, Mr. Electric, Mr. Rooter and Rainbow International. With service and repair trades experiencing strong demand across the U.S. and Canada, the franchise brands have answered the call in growing numbers to help homeowners and commercial business customers.
Tunmire said the trend continues as The Dwyer Group attracts new franchise owners among entrepreneurs, people exiting big corporations and smaller service business owners converting their existing businesses into an independent franchise.
"It was a tremendous month and continues to be an outstanding year for The Dwyer Group," Tunmire added.
About The Dwyer Group, Inc.®:
The Dwyer Group, Inc., based in Waco, Texas, is a holding company of six franchise businesses, each selling and supporting a different franchise under the following service marks: Aire Serv®, Glass Doctor®, Mr. Appliance®, Mr. Electric®, Mr. Rooter® (Drain Doctor in the UK and Portugal), and Rainbow International®. Collectively, these independent franchise concepts offer customers world-wide a broad base of residential and commercial services. The Dwyer Group is a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, a private equity firm with offices in New York, Cleveland, Dallas and San Francisco.