FASTSIGNS International, Inc. Signs Master Franchise Agreement to Accelerate Global Expansion with 16 New European Locations

Sign, Graphics and Visual Communications Franchisor to Grow Presence in Malta, Italy, and Greece

CARROLLTON, Texas, Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — FASTSIGNS International, Inc., franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchise, announced today it has signed a Master Franchise Agreement with the Famalco Group to open 16 new centers throughout Malta, Italy, and Greece. FASTSIGNS has experienced a surge in franchise development and international growth this year fueled by its ongoing success.


Founded in 1994, the Famalco Group has diversified its portfolio to include retail and hospitality, real estate services, mobility, marketing and communications (marcom), investment partnerships, fresh produce, logistics, business solutions, earthworx, energy and engineering together with property development. The decision to partner with FASTSIGNS to expand the brand across Malta, Italy, and Greece is a testament to the strength of FASTSIGNS International, Inc., and the confidence they have in the brand.

“When seeking to reinforce our marcom division through collaborations with external partners, FASTSIGNS was the obvious choice. Their wealth of knowledge in the industry, business planning and technical support, combined with Famalco Group’s passion for growth and innovation where the ideal match.  Through our franchise agreement with FASTSIGNS, we have invested in the industry’s most recognized brand which enables us to bring new concepts of visual communications into the markets we shall operate in” said Hermann Mallia, business development director at Famalco Group.

FASTSIGNS has achieved explosive international growth, and in addition to these 16 new centers in development, the company currently has locations and is expanding its presence in Australia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Canada, the United Kingdom, Grand Cayman and Puerto Rico. FASTSIGNS is seeking qualified candidates to grow its international footprint in target markets throughout the world, including Brazil, Quebec, North Africa, Southeastern Asia, India, Europe and Latin America.

FASTSIGNS was ranked number one in the Business Services/Signs category for 2017 and 95 overall in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, as well as named a World Class Franchise by the Franchise Research Institute for five consecutive years, ranked number one in franchisee satisfaction by Franchise Business Review in 2016, and included in Franchise Business Review’s innovative franchise brands list.

For information about the FASTSIGNS franchise opportunity, contact Mark Jameson ( or 214-346-5679).

Samantha Russo
Fish Consulting

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