DALLAS, Aug. 7, 2012 // PRNewswire // -- Firemans Contractors, Inc. (OTCBB: FRCN) (OTCQB: FRCN), a commercial contractor offering franchises and commercial services in the pavement and parking lot maintenance industry, announced a successful launch of it first Firemans Contractors' franchise - "Station 1". The franchise was launched in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex and began operations on July 1, 2012. The company held an official ribbon cutting ceremony on July 14th, 2012, to commemorate the event.
Renee Gilmore, CEO of Firemans Contractors, stated: "It's an exciting time for our Company as we are having tremendous interest shown by new potential franchisees. Launching of our first franchise has bred excitement and helped expose our franchise opportunity to other quality individuals and entrepreneurs. Mr. Fred Hermosillo, who has almost 20 years of experience in the pavement industry, seized the opportunity to own the first franchise and we both are looking forward to Station 1 being a great success."
Part of the support Firemans offers its new franchisees is representation at the AATC – AAGD Business Exchange Trade Show. This trade show has more than 200 executives from over 50 property management companies, and provides great opportunity to meet one – on – one with decision makers. The event will be held on August 16, 2012, at the Arlington Convention Center.
CEO, Renee Gilmore continued by stating: "Since last year's attendance at the AATC-AAGD Business Exchange, Firemans not only gained a lot of new customers, but repeat business is up from 36% to 60% this fiscal year."
Firemans is also a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA), and a partner in the VetFran initiative, offering veterans financial incentives after they have returned home from serving our country. Firemans' franchise development program provides training and support for new franchisees, including the Firebase™ software program aimed to assist the Company and its franchisees in expanding its market share by streamlining the contractor's business management process.
Previously Firemans Contractors announced that it launched its Franchise Development Program after finalizing the Federal Disclosure Document required by the Federal Trade Commission. The Franchise Development Program aims to expand market share through franchise expansion. The Franchise Development Program is being lead by a team of highly successful experienced franchise development professionals, that has successfully facilitated well over 7,000 franchise sales, and has close to 300 combined years of franchise industry experience.
For more information about Fireman's Contractors franchise program, please visit: Fireman's Contractors Franchise Opportunities.
Fireman's Contractors, Inc. (OTCBB: FRCN) is a full-service commercial contractor offering business-to-business commercial franchises and professional services for commercial and government clients in the pavement maintenance and parking lot maintenance industry. Its services include Road Improvements, Pavement Maintenance, Seal Coating, Parking Lot Striping, Pavement Marking, Asphalt Maintenance and Repair, and ADA Compliance. Fireman's Contractors is a proud member of International Franchise Association (IFA) and a partner in the VetFran initiative offering veterans financial incentives after they have returned home from serving our country. Fireman's Franchise Development Program provides training and support, including its propriety business management software, Firebase™. 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
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements are based largely on the expectations or forecasts of future events, can be affected by inaccurate assumptions, and are subject to various business risks and known and unknown uncertainties, a number of which are beyond the control of management. Therefore, actual results could differ materially from the forward-looking statements contained in this press release. Additional information respecting the factors that could materially affect the Company and its operations are contained in its annual report on Form 10K and Form 10-Q as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement.
Fireman's Contractors, Inc.
2406 Gravel Road
Fort Worth, TX 76118
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