WACO, Texas (Jan. 25, 2006) – Entrepreneur magazine named Mr. Electric, an electrical installation
and repair company, to its 27th annual “Franchise 500” and “101 Best Homebased Franchises” lists.
Known as the world’s first, best and most comprehensive list of franchises, the magazine bases its
rankings on financial strength and stability, growth rate and size of the system.
“Being recognized by one of the nation’s leading business magazines is an honor for our entire
franchise team,” said Rick Cross, president of Mr. Electric. “I am proud of our achievements as we
strive to deliver the best service to our customers and lead the way in the electrical industry.”
Mr. Electric has five sister companies (Aire Serv®, Glass Doctor®, Mr. Appliance®, Mr. Rooter® and
Rainbow International®) that also made the “Franchise 500” list, which was published in the January
issue of Entrepreneur magazine.
About Mr. Electric®:
Established in 1994, Mr. Electric is a global franchise organization providing electrical installation and
repair services. Recognized by Entrepreneur magazine among its “Franchise 500,” Mr. Electric
franchisees provide these services to both residential and commercial customers at more than 160
locations worldwide. Mr. Electric is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, Inc. For further information or
to find the location nearest you, visit www.mrelectric.com.
About The Dwyer Group®:
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 Rainbow
International®. Collectively, these independent franchise concepts offer customers world-wide a
broad base of residential and commercial services. The Dwyer Group also owns Harmon Solutions
Group™, a third party administrator for the insurance community, and provides services to an
associate company, DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen by Worldwide®, a national remodeling franchise.
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. For more information on The Dwyer Group, or its
franchise concepts, visit the company’s Web site at www.dwyergroup.com.