SIGNWAVE® Australia Company Facts

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COMPANY:

SIGNWAVE® Australia

Australian Corporate Office

Suite 3.09
100 Collins St. 
Alexandria NSW 2015

Telephone: 02 9699 6918
Email: support@signwave.com.au 
Website: www.signwave.com.au

COMPANY HISTORY:

Gary Salomon and Bob Schanbaum founded FASTSIGNS® in 1985, opening the first center in Dallas, Texas. In response to their successes, they began offering FASTSIGNS franchises, selling the first center in 1986. Three years and 16 centers into the development of the business, Schanbaum passed away from terminal cancer. In honor of Schanbaum’s legacy, Salomon pushed forward and, within the first five years, the system grew to more than 150 locations. In 2003, FASTSIGNS was acquired by Roark Capital Group and then purchased by Levine Leichtman Capital Partners in 2014. Today, FASTSIGNS is a leading visual communications company in growth and innovation, with 660 franchised centers located in 8 countries and growing.

SIGNWAVE® CONCEPT

SIGNWAVE® is a signage, graphics and visual communications partner that provides comprehensive visual marketing solutions. We 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 and marketing materials.

MANAGEMENT TEAM:

Catherine Monson, Chief Executive Officer - FASTSIGNS
Linda Sultmann, General Manager - SIGNWAVE Australia
Dean Rowland, Franchise Development Manager - SIGNWAVE Australia
Mark Jameson,  Executive Vice President of Franchise Support & Development - FASTSIGNS
Drue Townsend, Senior VP of Marketing - FASTSIGNS

PRODUCTS AND SERVICES:

SIGNWAVE® Australia centers provide consulting, project management, file transfer, design, production, delivery and installation for a full range of visual communications solutions. Examples of products include wide-format banners; point-of-purchase signage; architectural  site signs; exhibit graphics and trade show displays; window, floor and vehicle graphics; decals and labels; safety and statutory signage; building identification signs; digital signage equipment and content.

FASTSIGNS® NETWORK:

Today, FASTSIGNS is a leading visual communications company in growth and innovation, with 660 locations located in 9 countries and growing. FASTSIGNS operates directly in the US, Canada, Grand Cayman, Wales, England, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and in Australia, where centers operate as SIGNWAVE®.

RECENT ACCOLADES:

  • Certified as a World Class Franchise for a superior franchise system and franchisee satisfaction by the Franchise Research Institute 2011 – 2015.
  • Received Franchise Business Review’s FBR50 Franchisee Satisfaction Award 2006 – 2015.
  • Recognized by USA Today – Franchising Today for the recruitment of U.S. military Veterans.

FASTSIGNS AWARDS AND ACCOLADES:

FASTSIGNS Awards and Accolades

USE OF TERMS:

FASTSIGNS International, Inc. refers to the corporation and franchisor.  FASTSIGNS® refers to the brand and designates the individual franchised centers, which are independently owned and operated.

 

Downloadable Version of Company Facts
FASTSIGNS Awards and Accolades

 

Questions? Contact linda.sultmann@signwave.com.au

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