FORT WORTH, TX - (Marketwired - Jan 23, 2014) - Firemans Contractors, Inc. (OTCQB: FRCN) is proud to announce and welcome its newest Franchisee, Station3, opening in Denton, Texas. The franchise new business adds to Firemans' growing brand as a model of integrity and reliability in the pavement maintenance industry.
Renee Gilmore, CEO of Firemans Contractors, said that Mr. David VanHook, a 27 year veteran of the construction industry, purchased the franchise for Firemans Station3, the latest independent entrepreneurs to take advantage of Firemans' relatively low startup cost and reputation for high-quality service.
David VanHook, a father of two from Aubrey, TX with over twenty seven years of experience in working, owning and operating successful construction ventures, said, "After careful consideration of Firemans Contractors' business model and the entire opportunity, I concluded I want to be a part of this. The most attractive things about Firemans Contractors were their reputation, training and the success the other franchisees are having by aligning themselves with their proven systems."
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"We applaud Mr. VanHook and his entrepreneurial spirit," said CEO Gilmore. "This is an exciting time for Firemans Contractors as Mr. VanHook is coming aboard at a great time. We've seen gross revenue increase year over year and repeat clientele contributing to that increase, roughly 80% repeat business in 2012 and again in 2013." Gilmore added, "The new franchisee will have the benefit of Firemans' trusted brand and operating system, training program and support of the experienced Firemans team."
Firemans Contractors, Inc. (OTCQB: FRCN) is a Franchisor and full-service General Contractor providing professional services for commercial and government clients, focused on developing Business to Business Franchise Opportunities throughout the United States. Its services include Road Improvements, Pavement Maintenance, Seal Coating, Parking Lot Striping, Pavement Marking, Asphalt Maintenance and Repair, and ADA Compliance. Firemans 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. Firemans Contractors is a proud member of the Franchise Association (IFA) and The Veteran Transition Franchise Initiative (VetFran). As a member, Firemans Contractors is expanding through franchise development, 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 Firebase™ software platform, which is included along with other business tools and training for new franchisees of Firemans Contractors.
For more information about Firemans Contractors Franchise, 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.