Banner Material

Vinyl banner material

Offering High Quality Vinyl Banners and Eco-friendly Banner Materials

Along with offering the highest quality banner products we also offer the largest number custom banner materials to choose from. The purpose of this page is to provide more information about the material we offer for printed vinyl banners. Our goal is to offer information that will help you determine which material will best suit your needs, event and/or special occasion. See our list below and click on any banner material link to learn more.

Plastic Sign / Yard Sign Material

Poster Material

Materials we use for our Vinyl Banners

13 oz. Matte Vinyl Printed Front
13 oz. Matte Vinyl Back View 13 oz. Matte Vinyl Raw Edge 13 oz. Matte Vinyl Seamed Edge

13 oz. Matte Vinyl

This is an all purpose, everyday banner material that is good for almost every occassion. It can be used for both indoor and outdoor events. 13 oz. Matte Vinyl is popular because it is a low-cost durable material that looks great when printed on. It is best suited for outdoor use because it is a tougher material that is still pretty light. If you are looking for a great everyday banner material that will be good for any event banner with high quality graphics and sharp color, then choose our 13 oz. Matte Vinyl.

Quick facts about our 13 oz. banner material:

  • Low Cost
  • Very Durable
  • Indoor/Outdoor
  • Good for any Occasion
  • Double-sided printing
  • Vibrant Color
  • Matte Finish
15 oz. Super Smooth Vinyl
15 oz. Super Smooth Vinyl Back View 15 oz. Super Smooth Vinyl Raw Cut Edge

15 oz. Super Smooth Vinyl

As the title suggests, 15 oz. Super Smooth Vinyl is a much smoother material when compared to others like 13 oz. Matte and 20 oz. Block-out. We recommend 15 oz. Super Smooth material for the tradeshow and high quality indoor printing. For example, photographer backdrops and indoor convention wall banners look amazing on Super Smooth. A quick glance at the material close-up will show that the vinyl pattern in the material is ultra-fine when compared to 13 oz. and 20 oz. Our 15 oz. Super Smooth is also a block-out material that will not let light show through – great for blocking afternoon sun and indoor background-lighting or glare. If you look at the edge you can see a fine black line which is the center of the material to ensure block-out capability. Lastly, the super smooth surface makes all colors more vibrant and all graphics super clear and ultra-crisp.

Quick facts about 15 oz. super smooth vinyl material:

  • Higher cost / higher quality
  • Super smooth
  • Block-out light
  • Perfect for indoor use
  • Trade show banners
  • Trade show displays
  • Stretch over canvas frame
20 oz. Block-out Vinyl
20 oz. Block-out Vinyl Back View 20 oz. Block-out Vinyl Raw Cut Edge

20 oz. Block-out Vinyl

Our 20 oz. Block-out vinyl material is the heaviest banner material we carry in stock. Like the title suggests this material is heavy-duty block-out material, meaning no light will show through. Most people use this material for outdoor banners but it can also be used indoors as well. 20 oz. block-out vinyl has a smooth touch and feel and it is more rigid when compared to the 15 oz. Super Smooth material (also a block-out material). Like the 13 oz. matte vinyl, 20 oz. block-out vinyl has a small pattern weaved into the vinyl. If you look close-up you can see what can only be described as a waffle-cone like pattern. On the 13 oz. matte the pattern is rougher to the touch but the 20 oz. still maintains a smooth feel. If you look at the edge of the 20 oz. Block-out vinyl you can see a tiny black line in the center of the material, this is what ensures the block-out characteristic.

Quick facts about 20 oz block-out material:

  • Higher cost / higher quality
  • Ultra durable
  • Indoor / Outdoor
  • Trade show
  • Block-out light
Mesh Extreme Vinyl
Mesh Extreme Vinyl Back View

Mesh Extreme

Mesh Extreme is a very popular outdoor banner material because it is light-weight and allows wind and air to flow through the material. Some people use it for trade show booth wraps because they like the way mesh looks but most of the time this material is used for outdoor projects like street banners, pole banners and fence wrapping. As the title suggest, the mesh material has a bunch of tiny holes in it and when compared to other non-mesh vinyl, the graphics are nowhere near as clear. However, the added advantages of less weight, no wind-slits required, and semi-transparent appearance are popular attributes that many people prefer for certain banner projects.

Quick facts about mesh banner material:

  • Higher cost / higher quality
  • Lightweight
  • Air transfer
  • Indoor / outdoor
  • Different look
  • Tradeshow displays
Eco Display Printed Front
Eco Display Back View

Eco Display eco

Eco Display Material is by far the coolest material we offer because a) it's certified eco-friendly material and b) it's made from recycled water bottles. The material itself is thin and cloth-like. It works really well for hanging banners and POS/POP wall graphics and even trade show table top cover/displays. Due to its cloth-like structure it is best suited for indoors, trade shows and conventions. This is the perfect material for companies and consumers who are conscious about Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives.

Quick facts about eco display material:

  • Higher Cost / Higher Quality
  • Indoor / Trade Show
  • Certified Eco Friendly
  • Cloth-link Material
  • Hanging Banners
  • Awesome Color
  • Different Look

Materials we use for Yard Signs and Plastic Signs

Corrugated Plastic - Coroplast Printed Front Vertical Flutes
Corrugated Plastic - Coroplast Edge View Corrugated Plastic - Coroplast Flutes Close-up Corrugated Plastic - Coroplast Outside Yard Sign Example

Corrugated Plastic (Coroplast)

Corrugated Plastic is the most popular material used for outdoor signage, especially yard signs. It is light-weight and durable and if taken care of can last a really long time. Coroplast is the brand we use because it is the best. All corrugated plastic is has what are called Flute(s) lines that run the length of the entire sheet. These flutes are hollow areas in the material that allow for the light-weight yet rigid construction, and the hollow holes are how the yard sign and other stands are inserted in the finished sign. Due to the makeup of the material, there are visible flute lines on the face so all artwork will show the lines, but from a distance this is not noticeable.

Quick facts about our Corrugated Plastic (Coroplast) material:

  • Low Cost
  • Lightweight
  • Durable material
  • Indoor / Outdoor
  • Yard Signs
  • Boutique Signs
  • General signage
Expanded PVC

Expanded PVC

Expanded PVC is another popular material used in signage and POP/POS marketing collateral. Unlike corrugated plastic, Expanded PVC does not have hollow flutes or air holes in the material. It is solid PVC all the way through. This makes it extra durable and an excellent material for custom signage, especially custom cut-out shapes. Like any other large format substrate, expanded PVC can be used both indoors and outdoors. It is heavier than corrugated plastic but a lot higher in quality so the difference in weight is worth it for most customers. The print surface of expanded PVC is smooth like paper and graphics look absolutely amazing when printed directly on it.

Quick facts about our Expanded PVC material:

  • Higher cost / higher quality
  • Indoor / Outdoor
  • Block-out light
  • Ultra durable
  • Trade Show Displays
  • Super Smooth Signs

Materials we use for Custom Posters and Poster Printing

MMPP 10pt / 3.514 mm stock Poster Paper
MMPP 10pt / 3.514 mm stock Poster Paper Edge View


Monster Media Poster Paper or MMPP is a custom paper that is made exclusively for us by our paper mill vendor. This poster material is awesome as it is an ultra-durable 10pt / 3.514mm stock that we get in a 50 inch roll. This means we can print super huge posters up to 4 Ft wide and any length. Since this paper is made specifically for us we can offer added savings to our customers and print exceptional posters of all sizes for an amazing low price. MMPP is the only poster material we recommend for large custom posters.

Quick facts about our MMPP material:

  • Low cost / High quality
  • 10pt / 3.514mm stock
  • Digital Poster Printing
  • Ultra-durable
  • High resolution
  • Super Smooth
  • Various sizes
80lb Gloss Book Poster Paper

80 Pound Gloss

80 lb. gloss book stock is our popular stock that we offer for smaller 11x17 and 12x18 posters. It is a great, affordable solution for short run posters at smaller sizes. The quality is clear and the material has a good rigidity to it. Overall this is a basic poster paper stock used in various applications of Digital Posters.

Quick facts about 80 Pound Gloss material:

  • Low cost / high quality
  • 80 lb. stock
  • High resolution
  • Super Smooth
  • 11x17 / 12 x18
  • Digital Poster Paper
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