HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LINE-X Protective Coatings, the nation's leading developer and provider of high performance protective coatings, is honored to once again be named to the G.I. Jobs "Military Friendly Franchises" listings. G.I. Jobs helps transitioning service members and veterans interested in owning their own businesses find companies who go out of their way to support military members. The G.I. Jobs "Military Friendly Franchises" list identifies LINE-X among the top franchises who demonstrate the best military recruiting practices and ownership incentives in the nation.
"As with all of our franchises, we are devoted to ensuring that they have the proper tools to succeed, with intensive business and product application training, ongoing internal communications support and an engineering staff committed to creating the industry's best protective coatings. Our military and veteran-owned franchises offer new opportunities to returning service men and women and we're honored to be recognized by G.I. Jobs for our continued commitment to our United States Armed Forces," said Kevin Heronimus, LINE-X CEO. "We encourage any interested entrepreneurs to contact the LINE-X team or visit their local franchises for more information."
The 2012 "Military Friendly Franchise" list represents the top 10 percent of the nation's franchises who work hard to recruit military veterans. With strict criteria evaluating over 4,000 current United States-based franchising corporations, the comprehensive assessment is based on a number of important factors. These criteria include the franchise's success in recruiting and retaining current active duty military and veterans, developing and implementing programs and policies to support the unique lifestyles of active duty military that are frequently deployed and a financial incentive in offering a discount for franchisee fees. Franchising corporations must also devote specific budget and employees specifically for military and veteran recruiting.
With a strong internal company support system, LINE-X Franchisees receive a multitude of resources to help them succeed. With national product and business training, ongoing support, marketing, advertising and public relations assistance, local Franchisees have access to the internal consultancies of LINE-X corporate. Through an online "franchise matchmaker," self-assessment tests, start up tips and many more additional resources, the G.I. Jobs "Military Friendly Franchise" listings provide a wealth of knowledge for interested veterans. Franchising options through LINE-X offer proven business strategies and ongoing corporate support to allow aspiring entrepreneurs, who many have no other business background, a way to get into business for themselves.
Available throughout the company's network of over 500 professional, franchised centers in over 46 countries, LINE-X continues to lead the marketplace with innovative products that provide unique solutions to customers. With recent awards from Frost & Sullivan and a 2011 Innovation Award from the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry, LINE-X Protective Coatings is committed to leading industries that utilize spray-on applications. Entrepreneur Magazine once again named LINE-X to their 2012 "Best of the Best Franchises" and "Top Global Franchises" lists, with placement in the magazine's "Top 500 Franchises" at 195th overall, with a notable 153rd place ranking for "Top Global Franchises." For more information about LINE-X products, applications, dealer locations and franchise opportunities, visit LINE-X online at www.LINEX.com.
About LINE-X Protective Coatings
LINE-X Protective Coatings (www.LINE-X.com) is the nation's leading developer and provider of high performance protective coatings offering scientifically formulated polymers that permanently bond to a wide range of surfaces for unmatched durability. LINE-X products are utilized in automotive, commercial, light industrial, heavy industrial, agricultural, military, marine and custom applications. Headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, with more than 500 locations in 46 countries, it is the goal of LINE-X to consistently produce the highest quality and most reliable materials available. Follow LINE-X on Twitter @LineXprotects, become a fan on Facebook of LINE-X Protective Coatings and check out what LINE-X is doing on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/linexprotects.
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