The Dwyer Group, Inc.,Waco, TX, a leading worldwide franchiser specializing in trade services, announced that six of its franchise concepts are 2011 AllBusiness AllStars, in a new ranking of top franchises.

The third-annual ranking can be found at http://bit.ly/topfranchises.

Dwyer's franchises include 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/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," Dwyer-Owens says.

The Dwyer Group celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2011. In January, the Dwyer Group announced it had been acquired by TZ Capital Partners, I, L.P, NY,NY (see http://bit.ly/dwyergroupTZP) .