FM Facility Maintenance Acquires Assets of US Signs, Inc.

HARTFORD, Conn.--()--FM Facility Maintenance, a Hartford-based leading provider of outsourced facility maintenance services, today announced that it has acquired the assets and certain liabilities of US Signs, Inc. US Signs is a national leader in providing brand application management for clients with multisite retail locations in the United States. With this acquisition, FM Facility Maintenance strengthens its position as a service provider of facility maintenance services to customers with a national footprint.

“The symmetries between US Signs and FM Facility Maintenance are many but I believe it is our shared commitment to excellence and superior service delivery that will make this a solid enterprise,” said Jim Reavey, President and CEO of FM Facility Maintenance. “US Signs expertise in sign services is impeccable and industry-leading. We look for US Signs to expand FM Facility Maintenance’s value proposition to customers and suppliers in both the sign and integrated facilities management services markets.”

US Signs was founded in 1980 by Ronald Farmer in Houston, Texas, as a traditional full-service sign company. In 1987, US Signs changed its business model to a provider of outsourced fabrication, installation and repairs and maintenance services. US Signs launched its US-1 division in January 2006 as a way to maximize recurring revenue opportunities by formalizing its service efforts.

Lee Clark, President and CEO of US Signs, will stay on as President and CEO of the US Signs division at FM Facility Maintenance. “We are very proud that FM Facility Maintenance recognizes the quality and value of the services US Signs provides to its customers. We look forward to working in partnership with our new owners to grow the signs business.”

“This strategic acquisition cements our position as a leader in facilities management services,” said FM Facility Maintenance Chairman Jim Barnes. “US Signs is a proven entity and we see this as an opportunity to strengthen the efficiencies and value add propositions of our newly combined company.”

US Signs will operate as a division within FM Facility Maintenance. All of the company’s employees including management, sales, finance, service and project management personnel will remain with FM Facility Maintenance as part of the transaction.

About FM Facility Maintenance

FM Facility Maintenance is a leading provider of facility management for clients with multisite restaurant and retail locations in the United States. The company provides an unparalleled level of service in more than 40 trades. FM Facility Maintenance manages over 30,000 customer locations nationwide, representing more than one million service requests annually. Based in Hartford, Connecticut, FM Facility Maintenance is privately held. More information is available at www.fmFacilityMaintenance.com.

About US Signs, Inc.

US Signs is a national leader in providing brand application management for clients with multisite retail locations in the United States. The company provides exceptional and timely repair and maintenance, installation and project management services in the sign and lighting trades. Based in Houston, Texas, US Signs is privately held. More information is available at www.ussigns.com.

Contacts

FM Facility Maintenance
Juliette Smith, 860-466-7646
Executive Assistant-Marketing
Juliette.smith@fmfacilitymaintenance.com

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Contacts

FM Facility Maintenance
Juliette Smith, 860-466-7646
Executive Assistant-Marketing
Juliette.smith@fmfacilitymaintenance.com