Allegra Network Will Acquire Signs Now
Adds 240 franchise locations to its roster
"The acquisition of Signs Now is a strategic move in the expansion of our services and another step in fulfilling our vision to build a progressive network of the best graphic-communications providers in North America," says Allegra COO Carl Gerhardt. "The emergence of digital technology in the graphic-arts industry creates unique crossover synergies among our printing brands and the sign industry. WE are a business-to-business franchise network-this acquisition strengthens our platform for further expansion as total solutions providers." "
Allegra Network, founded in 1976, currently has more than 400 locations in the US, Canada, and Japan. Its brands include Allegra Print & Imaging, American Speedy Printing, Instant Copy, Insty-Prints, Speedy Printing, and Zippy Print. (Allegra Network: www.allegranetwork.com, Signs Now: www.signsnow.com)