February 28, 2011 // Franchising.com // WACO, Texas – Glass Doctor moved up to No. 197 on the AllBusiness AllStar list for 2011. This is the third consecutive year Glass Doctor has been included in the list of franchises with strong financial foundations.
AllBusiness ranked Glass Doctor 12 spots higher than the previous year. The ranking is based on a quantitative measure of brand awareness; how fast new franchises are being added; how long each company has been in business and franchising; and the total number of franchises and company-owned units.
Glass Doctor has five affiliate companies who were ranked: Aire Serv® Heating and Air Conditioning at No. 109, Mr. Appliance® at No. 278, Mr. Electric® at No. 190, Mr. Rooter® Plumbing at No. 152, and Rainbow International® at No. 137.
More than 175 Glass Doctor franchisees in the U.S. and Canada serve the residential, automotive and commercial glass repair and replacement markets at more than 275 shop locations.
From windows to windshields to storefronts, Glass Doctor can handle any glass repair or replacement need. Glass Doctor also offers custom glass services, such as tub and shower enclosures, entry door glass and mirrors.
Established in 1962 with one shop in Seattle, Wash., today Glass Doctor offers complete glass repair, replacement and services to the residential, automotive, and commercial markets at more than 275 locations in the United States and Canada. Glass Doctor began franchising in 1977 and in 1998 joined The Dwyer Group, Inc., an international franchisor of service industry companies. At that time the company's corporate headquarters relocated to Waco, Texas. Now there are more than 175 Glass Doctor franchise owners across the United States and Canada. For further information or to find the location nearest you, visit www.glassdoctor.com.