Sir Speedy, PIP and Signal Graphics Franchise Brands to Begin Offering 3D-Printed Products
MISSION VIEJO, Calif.—July 28, 2015—Franchise Services Inc. (FSI), which includes the Sir Speedy, PIP and Signal Graphics franchise brands, has announced that it has entered into an agreement with ZVerse Inc., a leader in 2D to 3D print automation software, design services, and full-color 3D printing. LAYR content creation applications from ZVerse make 3D printing accessible for small businesses, corporations, advertising firms and promotional product companies around the world.
Under the new agreement, Sir Speedy, PIP, and Signal Graphics Franchisees will offer custom, 3D printed promotional products, signs, event marketing pieces, and architectural models from ZVerse to their customers. With the LAYR 2D to 3D content creation platform, Franchisees will have a turnkey solution for 3D printing.
"Our Franchisees are excited to partner with ZVerse to offer 3D printing services," said Kelly Kimberlin, vice president of business development, Franchise Services Inc. "ZVerse's easy-to-use LAYR technology enables our franchisees to offer high-value, high-margin custom printed 3D solutions to their customers. They will be able to upload a customer's 2D image file, produce a fully print ready 3D file from LAYR, and have a fully customized 3D printed order, all within a few days. Their 3D print solutions surpass anything in 3D printing we've looked at in recent years."
Kevin Maloney, chief marketing officer of ZVerse Inc, also noted, "We are thrilled to work with FSI's full-service printing and marketing franchise locations. Globally, FSI brands have a history of leadership in printing, signs, promotional products and event marketing services. We look forward to adding value to franchisees with our 3D print applications."
ZVerse creates software applications to make any 2D content 3D printable for the 3D ecosystem. Fortune 100 companies and small businesses alike use applications powered by LAYR from ZVerse.
About Franchise Services
Franchise Services Inc. (FSI) is a franchise management company that owns the franchise brands, Sir Speedy, PIP Printing and Marketing Services, Signal Graphics, MultiCopy, TeamLogic IT. Franchise Services has a 40-year history managing award-winning brands that support the small- to medium-sized business market. The company's brands and worldwide affiliates encompass more than 400 locations in 13 countries. FSI's brands have received numerous awards and recognition including; the Franchise Times Top 200, Entrepreneur's Franchise 500, Quick Printing Top 100, Printing Impressions 400, Franchise Times Fast 55, Franchise 50 and the International Franchise Association's Franchisee of the Year Award.
Source: ZVerse Inc.