S2K Patents

We are dedicated to providing our customers innovative and the best merchandising solutions. For over 25 years, we have been researching, testing, and developing new products and services for their merchandising success. Below lists our patents granted by the United States Patent and Trademark office. 


DRIVE-THRU MAGNETIC TOPPERS

U.S. Patent #7,107,713 issued September 19, 2006

What is it? 

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A drive-thru magnetic topper is an adjustable support structure for temporary sign displays formed from a vertically oriented rigid panel.

Our magnetic graphics can be applied to any ferrous surface and turns vehicles, steel panels, and most metal doors into a new advertising space. Installation and removal of magnetic graphics is easy, allowing you to promote your brand and product quickly. 

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Available with three-dimensional graphics such as our 3D cups, this product creates a disruptive 180° visual in your drive-thru lanes. 

Benefits: 

  • Easy to apply magnetic system and easy to remove! 
  • Durable and affordable!
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S2K P.O.P. PLACEMENT PROGRAM

U.S. Patent #8,660,898 issued in February 25, 2014.

What is it? 

Our P.O.P. Placement Program is a system and method of determining point-of-purchase placement locations for printed promotional materials on a retail structure. 

 How does it work? 

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(1) We conduct site visits to survey and examine each location's interior and exterior zones, as well as traffic patterns

(2) We create full-color renderings of each locations and upload it into our system

(3) We provide our client access to our online portal (can also be accessed on your mobile device!) 

(4) Based on each location's survey data and prioritized promotional messages, our system generates customized merchandising schematics for each location to help create foot traffic and build sales. 

Used in thousands of McDonald's restaurant locations around the United States today, this P.O.P. Placement Program is our signature product for multi-site retailers.

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McDonald's Owner Operator/ Restaurant Supervisor Feedback:

Why didn’t someone think of this before?
We save 20 minutes of installation time per execution
It’s great! All of my managers love it! My team’s reacion is 100% positive!
Schematics are beatiful and include all merchandising elements across all zones!
Our execution accuracy is now at 90%! It’s easy for supervisors to check for correct installation

Benefits of using this program: 

  • Dramatically improves merchandising execution at every retail location. 
  • Maximizes the ROI of our client's P.O.P. investment 
  • Reduces clutter!
  • Reduces P.O.P. installation time by up to 20 minutes per location. 

S2K DIMENSIONAL OFFSET SYSTEM

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Our dimensional offset system was developed as a solution to replace outdate dimensional system, such as Styrofoam blocks with double-sided tape which can be too bulky to ship and difficult to install. This transforms standard, flat graphics into 3-D designs by providing layered dimensionality for promotional displays. These patented dimensional offset system are custom-made and available in full-color designs with one, two and three-inch offset systems. 


Box SIgnS

S2K's patented One-Size-Fits-All Box Signs fits securely over our 4 ft. tall mounting stakes.

These box signs can be placed anywhere in your exterior zones, whether it is in your drive-thru, front lawns, parking areas, or your entrance. 

Benefits: 

  • Market your promotions, products, or messaging at any angle! Our Box Sign's unique configuration provides 360 degree messaging. 
  • Durable and affordable product!
  • Reflective graphics, led lights, 3-D are available as add-ons!