DALLAS, June 25, 2012 // PRNewswire // -- Fireman's Contractors, Inc. (OTCBB: FRCN) (OTCQB: FRCN), a commercial contractor offering business-to-business commercial franchises and services in the pavement maintenance and parking lot maintenance industry, today announced the sale of its first franchise, located in a territory in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The franchise agreement was effective this month, and Fireman's expects the new location to begin operations July 1, 2012. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for mid-July.
Renee Gilmore, CEO of Fireman's Contractors, stated, "We're excited to announce this critical step in the implementation of our franchise development initiative. We believe that the sale of this first franchise will assist in the sale of other franchise territories in the coming months."
A member of the International Franchise Association (IFA), Fireman's is building its franchise development program, aimed to assist the company in expanding its market share. As a franchisor, the company will provide franchisees with training and support, including the proprietary FirebaseTM software platform, which is included along with other business tools and training for new franchisees of Fireman's Contractors.
Fireman's franchise development program is being led by a team of highly successful, experienced franchise development professionals who have previously facilitated the sales of more than 7,000 franchises. Fireman's Contractors is also a partner in the IFA's VetFran initiative, which offers financial incentives to veterans returning home in honor of their service to our country. For more information about Fireman's Contractors franchise program, please visit: Fireman's Contractors Franchise Opportunities.
The Veteran Transition Franchise Initiative (VetFran) is an International Franchise Association (IFA) program. VetFran was founded in 1991 in an effort to support veterans returning from war and help them transition into civilian economy. It includes more than 400 IFA franchisor member companies offering financial incentives, training and mentoring to veterans interested in small business ownership and/or a career path in franchising. Since the program's inception, more than 2,100 veterans have become franchise business owners through VetFran.
Fireman's Contractors, Inc. (OTCBB: FRCN) is a full-service contractor providing professional services for commercial and government clients, offering Business to Business Franchise Opportunities. Its services include Road Improvements, Pavement Maintenance, Seal Coating, Parking Lot Striping, Pavement Marking, Asphalt Maintenance and Repair, and ADA Compliance. Fireman's Contractors has completed its FDD requirements with the Federal Trade Commission and has developed franchise territories across the U.S. The company's goal is to develop hundreds of new franchise locations in the next 24 to 48 months. Fireman's Contractors brings a professional value system delivering outstanding results through honorable customer relationships and repeat business. Local firefighters are supported by a portion of profits which are donated to local Firefighter Associations. For more information about Fireman's Contractors, visit: www.FiremansContractors.com
Fireman's Contractors, Inc.
2406 Gravel Road
Fort Worth, TX 76118
Geralyn Maher DeBusk
Halliburton Investor Relations
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