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Custom Signs

Signs for Indoor and Long-Term Outdoor Applications

MPC's signs are designed to remain readable for the life of your application, even in the harshest environments. Our directional and wayfinding signs, wildlife, plant and interpretative signs, and architectural and informational signs are manufactured to last just as well in unprotected exterior applications as they are in mild, controlled environments. MPC combines durability and style, offering the best choices for your signage needs.

Our signs offer tough performance through sustained outdoor exposure, extreme temperatures, chemical exposure and cleaning processes, while retaining their original appearance. MPC's signs also meet many Department of Defense and aerospace specifications, as well as other industry standards. Our advanced fabrication capabilities reduce your lead time and minimize costly tooling charges, while delivering signs to your exact design specifications with the highest-value metal or plastic sign solution.

A dependable sign built to stand the test of time, delivered on-time and at a competitive price. That’s our guarantee.

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MPC Metal Signs

NEW UltraColor™ | Metalphoto | Anodized Aluminum | Aluminum | Stainless Steel | Brass

MPC Plastic Signs

Flexible Magnetic | Polycarbonate | Vinyl

MPC Complete Sign System

Sig-num Plant, Flower & Tree Marking System

Sign applications include:

 

Sign Choices for Any Application

  • Metalphoto Aluminum Signs

    Metalphoto® Signs

    Our most durable and popular sign, the preferred choice for environments requiring extreme durability.

    • High-resolution graphics sealed beneath an impenetrable sapphire-hard anodic layer.
    • Superior resistance to chemicals, abrasion and solvents.
    • Built to withstand exterior exposure in the harsh environments such as extreme cold, heat and UV. Expected exterior life of 20+ years. Color options have limited UV resistance.
    • Most cost-effective for small to medium volumes.

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  • Sig-num Sign System

    Sig-num Sign System

    Our complete landscape marking system. Identify plants, flowers, shrubs, and trees with one product that does it all. The ideal solution for any horticultural display.

    • Includes our most durable and popular Metalphoto marker with high-resolution image, descriptive information, and hardware.
    • Metalphoto plate offers superior resistance to UV, extreme temperatures, abrasion, granular fertilizers, chemical sprays, and more. Proven exterior life of 20+ years. Color options have limited UV resistance.
    • Use for ground level identification, or placement on tree trunks, branches, or bushes.

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  • Anodized Aluminum Signs

    Anodized Aluminum Signs

    A great alternative to Metalphoto for certain applications, offering a virtually impervious protective finish.

    • Well-suited to applications requiring resistance to abrasion and corrosion, as well as moderate outdoor durability.
    • Excellent resistance to chemicals and solvents.
    • Most cost effective in higher-volume applications.
    • Graphics are screen printed and sealed beneath the anodic layer. Black graphics offer the greatest durability, with expected exterior life up to 10 years. Color options have limited UV resistance.

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  • Aluminum Signs

    Aluminum Signs

    A lightweight yet strong material that is easily formed, aluminum signs are frequently found in aircraft, marine vessels, military and transportation vehicles.

    • Moderate outdoor durability and heat resistance. A protective coating increases abrasion resistance. Expected exterior life is up to 10 years.
    • Offers good resistance to corrosion.
    • Less expensive than many other metals.
    • Graphics may be printed on the surface or chemically etched.

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  • Stainless Steel Signs

    Stainless Steel Signs

    A dense material with exceptional resistance to chemicals and corrosion, ideal for marine, heavy industrial and food processing applications.

    • Frequently used in highly caustic and acidic environments that would otherwise attack aluminum.
    • Offers low maintenance and dent and scratch resistance.
    • A relatively inexpensive material when lifetime cost is examined. Expected exterior life of up to 20 years.
    • Graphics may be printed on the surface or chemically etched.

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  • Brass Signs

    Brass Signs

    Known for its rich color and beauty in decorative applications. A popular choice for high-end retail and commercial displays, as well as applications requiring outdoor durability.

    • Excellent resistance to saltwater, chemicals and corrosion make it well-suited for marine, military, and general industrial applications. Expected exterior life is up to 20 years.
    • Generally less expensive than stainless steel.
    • Graphics may be printed on the surface or chemically etched.

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  • Flexible Magnetic Signs

    Flexible Magnetic Signs

    Adheres to metal surfaces and offers the convenience of relocating, making it the ideal solution for mobile displays or temporary signage.

    • Flexibility allows the sign to conform to curved and slightly irregular surfaces.
    • Graphics are printed on the surface. An optional over-laminate may be applied for increased durability.
    • Expected exterior life is up to two years.

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  • Polycarbonate Signs

    Polycarbonate Signs

    High mechanical strength and superior optical clarity, used often in product identification, packaging and general labeling applications.

    • High impact strength and resistance to stains, heat, abrasion and corrosive chemicals. Best-suited for applications with minimum or no flex requirements.
    • Graphics are screen or digitally printed on the second surface.
    • Expected exterior life is up to five years.

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  • Vinyl Signs

    Vinyl Signs

    High pliability allows vinyl signs to conform to curved and irregular surfaces. Vinyl is frequently used for light industrial and temporary signage applications.

    • Moderate resistance to moisture, abrasion and chemicals.
    • Graphics are printed on the surface. An optional over-laminate may be applied for increased durability.
    • A more cost-effective choice for labels than alternate materials.
    • Expected exterior life is up to five years.

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No minimum quantity. Get a quote for any size job.

Get a quote for any size job - we have no minimum piece requirement. Our minimum production run is $400 per part number, excluding set-up fees/tooling. Contact us regarding your project.

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