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LINE-X AUSTRALIA:
PO Box 4060
Harrisdale WA 6112
Ph: +61 8 9393 0800
Email: info@linexaus.com.au

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About LINE-X

LINE-X IS MORE THAN A COATING, IT’S A CULTURE.

Achievements

 
  • LARGEST AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET RETAIL FRANCHISE IN NORTH AMERICA
  • ONLY COMPANY IN THE INDUSTRY WITH DEDICATED FULL-TIME RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT STAFF
  • FIRST SUCCESSFUL HIGH-TEMP/HIGH-PRESSURE ELASTOMERIC BEDLINER
  • FIRST NATIONWIDE SPRAY-ON TRUCK BEDLINERS AND PROTECTIVE COATING FRANCHISE ACCORDING TO INC 500, MOTOR TREND, TRUCKIN, SPORT TRUCK, STREET TRUCKS, PETERSEN’S 4-WHEEL & OFFROAD, AND OTHER PRESTIGIOUS PUBLICATIONS
  • FIRST COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE PURE POLYUREA
  • FIRST SPRAY-ON BLAST-MITIGATION COATING, TESTED BY THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS AND THE AIR FORCE RESEARCH ACADEMY
  • FIRST APPLICATION OF A NON-SKID POLYUREA ON A U.S. NAVY SUBMARINE
  • FIRST SPRAY-ON PRODUCT TO MEET MSHA REQUIREMENTS FOR FLAME-RESISTANT SOLID PRODUCTS IN MINING APPLICATIONS AND SEALANTS
 

LINE-X History & Milestones

Experience

For over 20 years, LINE-X has provided its customers with high-performance protective coatings and technical expertise. We pride ourselves on solving complex problems with chemistry. That’s why each and every LINE-X applicator receives comprehensive product training, follows a multi-point inspection for quality control, and why our Product Development team puts each LINE-X product through rigorous physical testing.

There’s a reason the LINE-X name is synonymous with toughness — we work tirelessly as scientists, engineers, technicians, enthusiasts, and our own customers to ensure our product is the best that it can be.


Results

LINE-X can be used to protect virtually anything. Our business is to prevent damage, corrosion, and deterioration — and the results speak for themselves. LINE-X has been used on everything from bridge supports to submarines. Companies around the world requiring corrosion-, abrasion-, and impact-resistant protection trust LINE-X to deliver high-performance coatings with a dedicated service network to ensure success.

Executive Profiles

John Lewis

Chief Executive Officer

Starting at Ernst and Young in external auditing for mining, energy and utilities, John moved to the Fremantle Dockers in 2007, where he continued to expand his knowledge and experience across a wide range of financial processes. In 2012 John joined Nagrom Mineral Processing as company CFO. John's qualifications include a Grad Dip (CPA) and Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) from the University of Western Australia.

John first became involved with LINE-X in his role as CFO at Nagrom when it formed part of the protective coatings division and was appointed CEO of LINE-X Australia in May 2014.

Responsible for overseeing the company’s development of a franchise system similar to the model that has brought great success in the US as well as the introduction of the Truck Gear range of 4x4 accessories into the Australian market. John’s focus is firmly on developing and supporting the growing network as LINE-X looks to establish itself in Australia and New Zealand.

Mark McPherson

Chief Operating Officer

Joining LINE-X Australia in October 2016, Mark brings 35 years of experience working in the franchise sector or owning his own franchise businesses as either Franchisee or Master Franchisee.

During this time Mark has also held senior management positions in Franchise Development and Operational roles at both national and regional levels for some of Australia’s leading and best known franchise businesses.

Mark’s broad range of experience gives him a unique and unprecedented insight and understanding of the franchisor/franchisee relationship.

Tom Conaghan

National Accessories Manager

Tom Conaghan joined LINE-X Australia in April 2018 and is responsible for negotiating with suppliers and implementing a suite of ute and 4x4 accessories nationally to compliment the existing LINE-X and Truck Gear range of products. He also leverages his considerable experience in the 4x4 and automotive industries to optimise the operations of the Western Australian franchise and company stores .

Prior to joining LINE-X Australia, Tom has spent many years working in management and operations in the 4x4 Accessories industry. He was Branch Manager at ARB, Regional Franchise Manager at Opposite Lock as well as Owner Operator of 4x4 and More for 8 years.

Tom has dedicated the majority of his working life to the Automotive and 4x4 industries.

David Newton

Franchise Operations Manager

David joined LINE-X in 2015 as Store Manager for the Company owned Pilot store in Welshpool. His role involved managing the day to day operations of the store in preparation of launching the National Franchise model. In 2017 David moved to the LINE-X Corporate team. David's key roles are to facilitate new franchise store openings, provide franchise and technical support, manage inventory and logistical requirements (domestic and international) for the National Distrubution centre, implement marketing stratergies and manage social media channels.

With 10 years experience in a number of roles in the hospitality industry, David has profeccient communication and customer service skills. This, combined with his keen intrest in offroad 4x4 driving and the automotive sector in general, allows him support franchisees with relevant up-to-date knowlege of a LINE-X retail store envirnoment.