LINE-X Protective Coatings, a 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 that 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.
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 U.S.-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.