WIDE FORMAT PRINTING & SIGNAGE
Large format signs and banners serve many purposes for today’s businesses. From social distancing instructions to high-rise size branding, no cause is out of reach for our team. At United GMG, we take your vision and deliver a custom display that works hard to promote your message.
UNITED GMG’S CHICAGO-BASED LARGE FORMAT PRINTING SERVICES
United GMG has the tools to print your large format signs or banners on a variety of materials such as PVC, vinyl, metal, and more to meet the needs of virtually every indoor or outdoor environment. We also have the industry-specific experience needed to help provide recommendations based on best practices relevant to your business. Our services for large format printing include:
- Flexible Roll Printing
- Flatbed Rigid Board Printing
- Router cutting
- Weeding and Masking
- Vinyl Lettering
- Die Cutting
- Kiss Cutting
HIGH-QUALITY & PROFESSIONAL WIDE FORMAT PRINTING
United GMG has served our local Chicago, regional, and national clients for nearly 100 years and we aren’t planning on slowing down any time soon. Our state-of-the-art equipment prints in ultra-high speed with photorealistic capabilities, ensuring your graphics look sharp and crisp—no exceptions.
We work with your team every step of the way and strive to be your printing partner for all your business needs. When it comes to drawing in new customers and visitors, great signage can be very helpful. And when you work with us, we become an extension of your team. We love collaborating with all of our clients to ensure that the final product, be it a custom banner for a trade show, a sign for inside your facility, magnetic signs for cars, or updated window decals that not only look great, but actually help you grow your business.
SOME INTERESTING LARGE FORMAT PRINTING & SIGNAGE STATISTICS
of Americans have purchased a product or service because of a sign that caught their eye.
Source: FedEx Office
of consumers said they had entered a store or business they have never been to before based simply on its signs.
Source: FedEx Office
of consumers said digital signage stands out more than online ads.
of consumers believe that a business’ signage reflects the quality of its products or services.
Source: FedEx Office
A FEW BENEFITS OF WIDE FORMAT SIGNAGE
Whether you are looking to promote your products or services, advertise special offers, relay important information, provide direction, or make some sort of announcement, large format signs and banners work to engage your customers, build your brand, and grow your business. At the end of the day, wide format signage is an important part of customer interaction that cannot be ignored. Here are some of the many benefits of custom large format printing:
- Custom Sizes, Finishes, Materials, Colors, & Features
- Access to Full-Color Advanced Printing
- Can Be Used for Many Applications
- Distributes Important Information
- Provides Clear Communication
- Increases Brand Awareness
- Improves Customer Retention
- Creative & Tangible
- Easy to Digest
- Cost Effective
- Increases Sales
- Encourages Impulse Purchases
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LARGE FORMAT PRINTING SERVICES FAQ
What is considered wide format printing? What is considered large format printing?
Wide format printing—also known as large format printing—refers to the printing of any graphics or printed materials that are too big for most standard commercial printing presses. Typically, roll fed wide format printers (large format printers) can support a maximum print roll width of 5'x150', but the 5' can be sewn and melded to make larger pieces. While Flat bed printers can print on a rigid sheet of up to 5'x10'.
Who uses large format printing?
Large format printing is used in nearly every industry and business including retail, restaurants, nonprofits, real estate, automotive, dental, senior living, and more.
How does large format printing work?
Large format printing is a type of digital printing that produces quality prints with impeccable detail and accuracy by spraying ink directly onto the chosen materials. We print on a flexible material up to 150' x 5' or rigid material up to 5' x 10'.
What is the best format for large printing?
Typically, the best file formats for large format printing are PDF and TIFF. However, it’s best to ask your printing vendor what file type they need you to send.
How do you create large scale graphics?
Here’s how to create graphics for large scale printing:
- Always Use Vector Graphics
- Start with High-Resolution Images
- Convert Fonts to Vectors
- Save the File as the Appropriate File Type
What can you make with a large format printer?
Some common products that are made with large format printers include:
- POP displays
- POS Displays
- Shelf talkers
- Wall Signs
- Yard Signs
- Floor Graphics
- Window Graphics
- Display Signs
- Acrylic Signs
Can you print custom sizes?
Yes. We can print anything you can imagine in any requested or custom size.
What are United GMG’s large format printing prices?
To get a quote for your custom large format printing project, contact us today!
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