LINE-X® is a global leader in protective coatings development and availability. We are the only franchised network in North America specializing in the automotive aftermarket and wide-ranging protective coatings services.
LINE-X is widely known as the market leader in spray-on truck bedliners, and with over 25 years of industry experience and technical expertise, our applicators are the best in the business. Our passion for protection and innovation has expanded LINE-X applications beyond bedliners into other areas of the automotive aftermarket — like specialty automotive coatings and accessories — as well as the commercial, industrial, and manufacturing realms. LINE-X products and people are up for almost any challenge.
We are dedicated to providing our customers with products and solutions that exceed expectations. We promise premium performance, superior quality, exceptional value, and excellence in every dimension of your LINE-X experience.
For over 25 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.
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.
Blair has over 25 years of experience in leadership within aftermarket automotive franchise systems around the world and has joined LINE-X in August of 2021 as President. Previously he worked at Driven Brands as Chief Revenue Officer, and spent 16 years at Valvoline, where he held a variety of General Manager and senior Marketing roles, ranging from the marketing leader on Valvoline Instant Oil Change to General Manager positions for Valvoline Europe and the Valvoline DIY business unit.
Blair is a graduate of Indiana University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Accounting and holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is an active member in his community and has held board positions on Commerce Lexington (KY) , Bluegrass Community Foundation, and was a member of the United Way of the Bluegrass’ Campaign Cabinet. He currently serves on the boards of the Carolina Thread Trail and the Catawba Lands Conservancy.
Roberto has over 35 years of experience formulating and executing competitive marketing, sales, and operational strategies around the world. He began his career as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company, and later joined KPMG’s Barents Group to lead cross-border M&A and privatization projects in Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, and Central Asia. At Dell Computer, he was responsible for setting up and leading the marketing department for that company’s launch in Brazil. His marketing experience includes leading teams in the financial services sector, as well as at Coca-Cola Enterprises where he was responsible for New Product Commercialization and Category Management.
Roberto holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a member of the Executive Circle of the American Marketing Association. Roberto joined IXS Coatings in 2018.
George Lezon joined LINE-X Protective Coatings in April 2007 as Vice President of Operations. Lezon is responsible for implementing and optimizing business practices across all areas of the LINE-X network of over 500 franchised locations, including training and development. He leverages his considerable experience in both the franchised business community and major company-owned automotive aftermarket operations to help fuel the continued growth of LINE-X.
Prior to joining LINE-X, Lezon directed regional operations in the Southwestern United States for MAACO Enterprises, Inc., a franchised vehicle collision repair company. He also spent nearly nine years with Pep Boys, a leading automotive parts and service chain. As Director of Service Operations, Lezon oversaw Pep Boys’ system and personnel operations across more than 600 service departments nationwide.
Lezon attended Salisbury State College in Salisbury, MD, with an emphasis in business administration.