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Imagine Advertising & Publishing Acquires Global Signs USA.

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Imagine Advertising, Inc. recently announced they have acquired custom sign and graphics manufacturer Global Signs USA of Norcross, Georgia.

“Since 1997, we have been known as a leader in providing high-quality creative and print solutions to the home furnishings industry,” stated Gregg Stopher, co-owner of Imagine Advertising & Publishing. “With this acquisition, we have further cemented our capabilities to service this industry, as well as a number of other industries currently being serviced by Global Signs,” he added.

Drawing on more than a half-century of industry experience, Global Signs – currently based in Norcross, GA - is recognized in the Atlanta metropolitan area and throughout the Southeast as a leader in commercial, residential, and graphic sign design, fabrication, installation, and maintenance. 

“The synergies we foresaw were obvious to both parties,” added Stopher. “Their custom sign capabilities now afford us the ability to supply any type of retail signage for the home furnishings industry, as well as many other new and existing business categories. Additionally, with respect to their existing client base, we can now introduce our complete suite of design, production, and marketing services. Finally, in conjunction with this acquisition, we have purchased a Signarama franchise for our geographic area. Signarama is the world’s largest sign franchise, with approximately 900 franchises operating in 50 countries around the globe.

“Retailers can now contact us for a suite of services with our new partnership,” stated Erika Sparrow, Vice President of Sales for Imagine. “Any graphic, any design, any sign – they can all be done with this one-stop resource for retailers. And with our ability to create and produce virtually any type of sign with our advanced computer controlled CNC Routers, we can produce and install signs anywhere in the United States,” she added. “Think about it: why use several companies in an attempt to accomplish what we can now can do with one call? Retailers can now utilize one company for all their design and production requirements, both for in-store and out-of-store. There aren’t any limitations to our signage capability, and we’re adding vehicle graphics to the menu of options, too,” Sparrow added.

The acquisition was finalized in late January, 2017.


More about Imagine Advertising: Founded in 1994, Imagine Advertising began in a small rental home with a simple idea: to deliver the very best creative – at an affordable price – to the home furnishings industry, complemented by outstanding customer service and inimitable execution, now operating out of their 20,000 sq. ft. design and production facility in Peachtree Corners, Georgia. For more information, visit www.imagineadv.com

More about Global Signs USA: For more than 60 years, Global Signs has assembled the talents of the highest-quality sign and graphic experts into an effective and efficient team to serve the needs of clients in the Digital, Commercial, Residential, Real Estate and Retail business environments. Global can design, create, and install any type of sign for any occasion. For more information, visit www.globalsignsusa.com

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