Ampco Manufacturers Inc. (Ampco) today announced that it has acquired John Peachey and Associates Innovative Signage (Innovative Signage), a specialist in offering full range sign products and services including design, construction and installation of all exterior and interior signage. North Vancouver-based Innovative Signage has developed a reputation for exceeding customer expectations by using in-house knowledge, experience, focus, passion and creativity to produce signs that are truly unique and perfectly suited for their clients’ needs for over 30 years.

The acquisition reinforces Ampco’s commitment to investment in business expansions, product and service offerings, innovation and creativity. Ampco Grafix, a division of Ampco, will function alongside Innovative Signage as part of a well-rounded business and product portfolio capable of delivering turnkey graphic and related project management solutions.

Dann Konkin, President of Ampco illustrates: “The purchase of Innovative Signage is a significant step forward for Ampco’s long range plan to be Canada’s leading signage and graphic company. The unsurpassed reputation and quality that John Peachey has worked to develop in growing Innovative Signage over the last 30 years was a major factor in why Ampco saw the strategic and synergistic fit in this acquisition. We look forward to growing this new sector of our business.”

John Peachey, President and founder of Innovative Signage said: “I am extremely pleased with this agreement, which will enable Innovative Signage to build on the hard work we have put into developing our craft and help serve our great clients, today and for the future. With its solid resources, people and reputation, I am confident that Ampco is the best candidate to maximize the opportunities presented and continue the Innovative Signage legacy.”

Under the terms of the transaction, Ampco will take full ownership of the company and the properties currently occupied by Innovative Signage. Ampco’s management team is committed to fully collaborate with the Innovative Signage staff to develop ways to maintain the autonomy, spirit and agility of this unique operation while strengthened by the support and advantages that Ampco can provide.

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