Five Star Painting, a Leading Painting Franchise System, Partners with Painter Ready, a Leading Commercial Painting Franchise System to Deliver Services in North America

Five Star Painting and Painter Ready combined, provide service in 37 major Markets in North America, with operations in 19 states and provinces.

Salt Lake City, UT, November 11, 2007 --( Five Star Painting Inc, a leading painting franchise system today announced a partnership with Painter Ready, a leading commercial painting franchise system.

The strong fit between the two companies led to the joining of Five Star Painting and Painter Ready with respect to meeting the growing demand of its clients across North America. Finding reliable painters that respond in a timely manner has been a common challenge in the industry. This partnership will see franchisees from both systems working together to deliver a quality service in a time sensitive fashion and on budget.

Scott Abbott, CEO of Five Star Painting commented on this recent development “We are excited about our recent partnership with Painter Ready as it speeds up the delivery of our services to our national customers. This is also an excellent advancement for our franchisees as it will open more opportunities to service the commercial sector through Painter Ready’s relationships with some of America’s top brands.”

Kevin New, CEO of Painter Ready had this to say about the partnership: “We are equally excited about the new partnership with Five Star Painting. This partnership will enhance our services to our national customers and to our current Franchisees. Further, it positions us to better service current and future clients.”

About Five Star Painting Inc.
Formed in 2000, Utah-based Five Star Painting Inc has grown to 37 franchises in North America, with operations in the USA, Canada and Mexico. Five Star Painting offers its Franchisees access to software, a 24/7call center, marketing, training and management support. Customers of a Five Star Painting Franchise receive a Five Star job without a five star price. As one of the fastest growing franchises in the service industry Five Star Painting works with industry leaders to deliver business opportunities to entrepreneurs committed to a high level of customer service. To learn more, please visit:

About Painter Ready
Formed in 2002, Tennessee based Painter Ready Group has grown to 20 franchises in North America. Painter Ready offers its Franchisees access to marketing, training, networking, management support, and nationwide business development. They are the only painting franchise system in place concentrating entirely on the commercial and industrial segment of the painting industry. As a national provider of painting services, they will continue to grow market share in this growing 100 billion dollar industry.

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Media Contacts:
LaRee Hathcock, Five Star Painting, 801.805.6953(wk)

Five Star Painting
Scott Abbott