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Minuteman Press Franchise Reopens After Fire

A Minuteman Press International franchise location in Ontario has officially reopened after a devastating total-loss fire, just as they celebrate two years in business this month. Gerry and Maggie McQuillan, owners of Minuteman Press London North, lost their facility in June when a fire destroyed the entire shopping plaza at 1700 Hyde Park Road in London. Fortunately, no one was hurt.

From left: Owner Gerry McQuillan, owner Maggie McQuillan and designer Jason Cooke of Minuteman Press London North 

With support from the community and Minuteman Press International, based in Farmingdale, NY, the McQuillans opened a new location at 1615 North Routledge Park two months ago.

"We are excited to get back to normal,” says Gerry McQuillan. “We just reopened in September, and to celebrate our two-year anniversary with our customers is a real blessing that helps us continue to turn the page.”

Minuteman Press International is a business service company that gives franchisees the opportunity to provide customers with promotional products, apparel, direct mail advertising, large format printing, signs and more. It now has 950 franchise locations across the world, including in the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to congratulate Gerry and Maggie McQuillan on celebrating two years in business as part of the Minuteman Press franchise family,” says Kevin Wittal, Minuteman Press International regional vice president for Eastern Canada. “With everything they have overcome, it is especially rewarding to see them back in business at their new London North location so they can commemorate their two-year anniversary with their clients.”