Established in 1981, Rainbow International is a global franchise organization that provides residential and commercial restoration and cleaning services. It offers a range of services that includes carpet and upholstery cleaning, deodorization, and water, fire and smoke damage restoration. The organization is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, which is a worldwide franchise holding corporation that supports more than 1,100 franchisees in the United States and over 20 countries worldwide. The Dwyer Group is a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, which is a private equity firm with offices in New York, Cleveland, Dallas and San Francisco. Rainbow International, with an office in Waco, Texas, operates nearly 300 service locations around the world.