FASTSIGNS International, inc. Names U.S and Canadian Vendor of the Year
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FASTSIGNS International, inc. Names U.S and Canadian Vendor of the Year

Grimco and Spicers Recognized for Incredible Supplier Relationship

February 22, 2023 // // CARROLLTON, TX - FASTSIGNS International, Inc., franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics, and visual communications franchise with more than 765 locations in eight countries worldwide, presented the U.S. Vendor of the Year Award to Grimco, Inc. and the Canadian Vendor of the Year Award to Grimco and Spicers at the 2023 FASTSIGNS International Convention in Las Vegas, NV.

The FASTSIGNS Vendor of the Year is selected by FASTSIGNS franchisees and is based on the integrity of business practices, product quality, and having a long-term commitment to the FASTSIGNS network. Since 2015, Grimco has received this recognition. This also marks the third year for recognizing the Canadian Vendor of the Year.

“The FASTSIGNS Vendor of the Year Award for the US and Canada recognizes a supplier that delivers outstanding service and consistently provides excellent support to our franchisees,” said Andrea Hohermuth, President of FASTSIGNS International, Inc. “We were thrilled to recognize Grimco and Spicers, and we truly appreciate all that they do for our franchise network.”

For the past 16 years, Grimco has been working with FASTSIGNS centers, supplying sign and graphics materials, products equipment and everything from signs and blanks to Digital Media and LED’s.

"We really appreciate the partnership with FASTSIGNS, and being named Vendor of the Year in the US and Canada is one of the highlights of the partnership," said Julie McClain, Director of National Accounts at Grimco. "As the supply chain loosens up, our goal is to continue to provide excellent customer service, timely deliveries, and quality products at a competitive price. In 2023, we are also planning on offering new products with new training opportunities that will allow FASTSIGNS to grow with us in vertical markets. We look forward to continuing the partnership in years to come."

Spicers works closely with FASTSIGNS centers, supplying custom signs and visual solution materials and products. This includes specialty products, graphic solutions, sign & display equipment and materials, and packaging and facility supplies and equipment.

"We are honoured to receive the Vendor of the Year award for Canada from FASTSIGNS as a Partner, delivering expertise and unparalleled support," said Hugues Piaud, Category Director- Graphic Solutions at Spicers. "We are highly focused on providing the FASTSIGNS network with high-quality equipment such as printers, laminators, and consumables, in addition to excellent service and maintenance for their printers from our skilled technicians. We truly value their partnership and business and enjoy serving their franchisees."


FASTSIGNS is a leading national visual ideas company that creates a wide variety of comprehensive sign and graphics solutions. With over 35 years of experience, FASTSIGNS helps you achieve more than you ever thought possible. We are the worldwide franchisor of more than 765 independently owned and operated FASTSIGNS® centers. FASTSIGNS locations span across the United States, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, Canada, Chile, Grand Cayman, Malta, the Dominican Republic and Australia (where centers operate as SIGNWAVE®). FASTSIGNS is frequently recognized for franchisee satisfaction and through franchising awards which include being ranked #1 on Entrepreneur’s Highly Competitive Franchise 500® List for the Seventh Consecutive Year for 2023 as well as being named a 2023 Best-in-Category Franchise by Franchise Business Review.

In 2021, Propelled Brands was formed, and is now the multi-brand franchisor for FASTSIGNS®, NerdsToGo®, MY SALON Suite® and Salon Plaza® brands.

To learn more visit Follow the brand on LinkedIn at, Twitter@FASTSIGNS or Facebook at For information about the FASTSIGNS franchise opportunity, contact Mark Jameson ( or call 214.346.5679).



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Clarissa Rios
BizCom Associates

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