Effective signage can often be of the most influential part of a successful business and as a result, selecting the right materials for signage applications is vital. Thanks to the development of performance plastics, these plastic sign materials can create strong, durable, and eye-catching designs. At Piedmont Plastics, we strive to share our success and wealth of material knowledge with our customers so that they can create some of the best signage solutions in their industry.
Our Material Selection
The success we share with our signage customers stems from our extensive line of high-quality materials. Our relationships with suppliers allows us to stock some of the best brands in the industry, and in turn, helps our customers develop solutions to meet the demands of almost any end-user. Piedmont supplies materials for all types of applications, including channel letter signs, electrical signs, indoor and outdoor signs, LED signs, menu boards, neon signs, corrugated plastic signs, thermoformed signs, and more! We supply everything from acrylic signage material to PVC sheet for signs all so that our customers can produce durable plastic signs. As the industry evolves, so does our product offering. We supply eco-friendly options as well as digitally printable substrates for today’s sophisticated equipment. Ask about our UL certified products, including AluPOLY® ACM, which is very important for our sign customer base as it is required to have all components certified in many applications and installations.
Common Plastics for Signage
Thanks to our extensive material selection, we are able to supply the highest quality materials for any sign application. Some of the most common products our sign customers use include:
- Sign Grade Acrylic
- Sign Grade Polycarbonate
- Aluminum Composite Material (ACM)
- Steel Composite Material (SCM)
- LED Lighting
- High Impact Polystyrene
- Fluted Polypropylene
- PVC Foam Sheet
- Aluminum Sheet and Coil
- Trim Cap
- And More!
Benefits of Using Plastic in Signage
Choosing the right material is the first step in creating effective signage. Depending on the product, each material offers unique benefits, and some of these materials perform better in certain environments. When compared to other materials like wood or metal, plastic signs are lightweight and more durable than the alternatives, and they can even withstand outdoor conditions with minimal fading, cracking, or degradation. In fact, these plastics are the best material for outdoor signs. Plastic signs are tough and can endure the stress of heavy usage without damage or losing their clean, clear look. Plastics can also be molded or machined to the exact specifications required for the display or sign and can be manufactured in a wide array of custom colors. Thanks to these benefits, plastic signs can be made to look better, longer.
Our Signage Experts
What makes Piedmont so unique in the signage industry is our team of dedicated Sign and Graphics Specialists who are experts in their field. Our knowledgeable sign experts help makers of signs, exhibits, and displays confront demanding design challenges with value-added services including custom fabrication, thermoforming, routing, film conversion, and much more. With over 50 branch locations throughout North America, let us be your sign material supplier today.