FASTSIGNS® Hits Milestone with 600th Opening

by Jacob Brown-Parrish | Dec 21, 2015
Leading visual communications franchise opens milestone center.


(CARROLLTON, Texas) December 21, 2015— FASTSIGNS International, Inc., the global leader in the visual communications industry, ends 2015 with a record 600 FASTSIGNS® sign and visual graphic centers open in nine countries.   

“Opening the 600th franchised location is a milestone for the company,” explained Catherine Monson, CEO of FASTSIGNS International, Inc. “In addition to having a great brand, we have successful franchisees who are leaders in their local communities, serving their customers well and also providing validation to prospective franchisees.

Founded in 1985, the first FASTSIGNS centers offered cut vinyl signs and quick turnaround, a groundbreaking service at the time. Thirty years later, FASTSIGNS locations provide comprehensive visual communications solutions to companies and organizations through the use of virtually all types of signs and graphics.

The 600th FASTSIGNS location opened in Wausau, Wisconsin and is owned and operated by Karen and Joe Milanowski. They also own the location in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

“We are excited about 2016 and poised for continued growth,” Monson said.

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FASTSIGNS International, Inc. is the largest sign and visual communications franchisor in North America, and is the worldwide franchisor of more than 600 independently owned and operated FASTSIGNS® centers in nine countries including the US, Canada, England, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Grand Cayman, Mexico and Australia (where centers operate as SIGNWAVE®).

FASTSIGNS consultants provide comprehensive visual marketing solutions and help companies of all sizes and across all industries attract more attention, communicate their message, sell more products, help visitors find their way and extend their branding across all of their customer touch points including décor, events, wearables and marketing materials. Follow us on Twitter @FASTSIGNS or Facebook at Call 800-FASTSIGNS to be connected to a location near you.