What types of signs can you make? Well, here’s a list

Here is a list of the types of signs we manufacture Regularly:

Descriptions, examples, common use case scenarios, and materials commonly used:


Illuminated Signs:

Illuminated signs are a type of signage designed to be visible both during the day and at night. They utilize various lighting methods to make the sign easily noticeable in low-light conditions. Commonly used materials for illuminated signs include acrylic, polycarbonate, or glass panels that are often translucent or have opal finishes. The lighting can be achieved through fluorescent tubes, neon lights, or, more commonly, LED technology. Illuminated signs are used for businesses looking to attract attention 24/7, making them ideal for storefronts, restaurants, and entertainment venues.

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LED Channel Letters:

LED channel letters are a subset of illuminated signs, consisting of individual letters or symbols that are typically made of aluminum or acrylic. Each letter is illuminated using LED lights, which are energy-efficient and long-lasting. These signs provide a sleek and modern appearance and are often seen on storefronts, office buildings, and outdoor signs. They help businesses stand out and convey their brand identity, making them a popular choice for retail stores and corporate establishments.

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Dimensional Letters:

Dimensional letters are three-dimensional, individual letters or symbols that can be made from various materials like acrylic, metal, or PVC. They are cut or molded to create a raised appearance, providing depth and dimension to the signage. Dimensional letters are versatile and are used for a wide range of applications, from interior branding in office spaces to exterior signage on buildings. Their durability and professional appearance make them a preferred choice for many businesses.


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Architectural Signs:

Architectural signs are a category of signs designed to blend seamlessly with a building’s architectural style. These signs are typically made from materials that complement the building’s aesthetics, such as metal, wood, or stone. They serve both functional and decorative purposes, helping visitors identify a location while enhancing the overall look of a property. Architectural signs can be seen in upscale residential communities, universities, hospitals, and historic districts, where they contribute to the visual appeal of the surroundings.


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Business ID Signs:

Business ID signs, also known as identification signs, are essential for helping customers locate and identify a specific business or organization. These signs often feature the business’s name, logo, and sometimes additional information such as contact details. Common materials used for business ID signs include aluminum, acrylic, and vinyl, with options for illumination using LEDs or other lighting methods. Business ID signs are typically found on storefronts, office buildings, and industrial complexes, playing a critical role in creating a professional and recognizable brand presence.

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Custom Signs:

Custom signs encompass a wide range of unique signage solutions tailored to a specific business’s needs. These signs are highly customizable in terms of materials, design, and purpose. The choice of materials depends on the intended use and aesthetics, with options including wood, metal, acrylic, and more. Custom signs can serve various purposes, from branding and marketing to conveying specific messages, and they are used across many industries to communicate a company’s distinct identity and message effectively.

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ADA Signs:

ADA signs are essential for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and serve to make public spaces more accessible to individuals with disabilities. They often feature tactile Braille text and pictograms and use high-contrast colors for better readability. ADA signs are typically made from materials like acrylic, plastic, or metal and are installed in various locations such as restrooms, elevators, and entrances to provide information and directions in a universally accessible manner.

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Wayfinding Signs:

Wayfinding signs are designed to guide people through complex environments such as airports, hospitals, educational institutions, and large facilities. These signs provide clear and intuitive directions, typically using durable materials like metal or plastic. Wayfinding signs are crucial for ensuring that visitors can navigate unfamiliar spaces efficiently, reducing confusion and improving the overall user experience.

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Safety & Regulatory Signs:

Safety and regulatory signs are designed to convey important safety information and compliance with regulations. They use standardized symbols and colors to indicate warnings, prohibitions, and mandatory actions. These signs are commonly made from materials like aluminum or PVC to withstand outdoor conditions and harsh environments. They are a necessity in industrial settings, construction sites, and public areas to promote safety and regulatory compliance.

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Direct UV Printed Signs:

Direct UV printing is a technology that allows full-color, high-resolution graphics and text to be directly printed onto various sign materials, including acrylic, metal, PVC, and more. This printing method is versatile and offers excellent durability. Direct UV printed signs are used for a wide range of applications, from promotional signage to interior décor, and they allow for highly detailed and vibrant designs to be displayed on various surfaces, making them a popular choice for businesses looking to make a visual impact.

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*Please note that this is not an exhaustive list,  we have the expertise to create various other types of signs based on your specific needs and requirements. Give us a call  (714) 693-4472 or send us a message at: info@igsamerica.com if you are ready to get started or if you have any questions visit our Contact Page


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