Signs, Graphics & Display

The Integral Role of Plastic in
Revolutionizing the Signs & Graphics Industry

Plastic plays a pivotal role in the Signs & Graphics Industry, serving as a versatile and indispensable material for a wide range of applications. From vibrant outdoor signage to eye-catching banners and intricate interior displays, plastic offers durability, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness that make it a preferred choice. Materials like acrylic, PVC, and polycarbonate are commonly used in this industry due to their transparency, weather resistance, and ease of customization. Additionally, plastic substrates allow for intricate and precise designs, whether it's for illuminated channel letters, digital prints, or three-dimensional graphics. As the industry continually evolves to meet the demands of businesses and consumers, plastic remains an essential component in crafting captivating visual communication solutions.

Advantages May Include

  • Optical clarity

  • Lightweight

  • UV resistance

  • Impact, corrosion and fire resistant (toughness)

  • Easy to fabricate

  • Fast drying times

  • Fast cycle times

  • Printable (digital and screen)

  • Design flexibility

  • High heat deflecting temperature

  • Better thermoforming definition

  • No pre-drying required (with Copolyesters and PETG)

  • High light transmission

  • Wide variety of colors and finishes

  • Color stability

  • Excellent weatherability

  • FDA compliance

  • Heat resistant

  • Chemical resistant

  • Recyclable

  • Materials do not contain Bisphenol-A (BPA)

Application examples for the Signs and Graphics

  •  Outdoor Signage 

  • Backlit/electrical signs (LEDs)

  • Wall mounted signs

  • Channel letters

  • Touch/interactive signs

  • Banners

  • Sign boards (menu boards)

  • Advertising (indoor and outdoor)

  • Bus (mobile and shelter) signs

  • Video walls

  • Countertop signs

  • Freestanding signs

  • Indoor (retail) P-O-P signage

  • Digital signage

  • Safety and emergency signage

  • DOT and construction signage

  • Directional (way finder) signage

  • Real estate signage

  • Window graphics

  • ADA signage


  • Acrylic (PMMA)

  • Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS)

  • Cellulosics (CAB)

  • Copolyester (COP)

  • Fabrics/textiles

  • Polycarbonate (PC)

  • Polyester Terephthalate Glycol Modified (PETG

  • Polyester film

  • Polyethylene (PE)

  • Polypropylene (PP)

  • Polystyrene (high impact screen and digital grade) (PS)

  • Polyurethane (PU/PUR)

  • Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

  • PVC/Acrylic Alloy

  • Vinyl

Looking for a durable, weather-resistant material to produce eye-catching graphics, advertising or P-O-P marketing? All signs point to performance plastics.