Large Format Printing
Unleash the Power of Large Format Printing & Transform Your Business
In today’s fast-paced world, standing out from the crowd is essential to success. And one powerful way to grab attention and make a lasting impression is through large format printing. Whether you need eye-catching posters or impactful signage, large format printing has the ability to transform your business and captivate your target audience. With its ability to display vibrant colors, sharp images, and bold graphics, this dynamic marketing tool can elevate your brand and help you leave a lasting impression. But large format printing is not just about aesthetics; it also offers practical benefits like increased visibility, enhanced brand recognition, and improved customer engagement. At RPI our large format printer uses flat bed printing which allows for a variety of substrates: Coroplast, Plastic, Vinyl, PVC, Styrene, Corrugate and Paper Board! LED technology is used for an eco-friendly, ozone free process to cure the ink creating a long lasting, durable print able to withstand sunlight, rain and heat without damage.
Applications of Large Format Printing
Large format printing has a wide range of applications across various industries. The possibilities are endless, and the impact of large format printing can be felt across various industries.
- Retailers utilize large format printing to create captivating window displays that entice customers to enter their stores.
- Restaurants and cafes can use large format printing to showcase their menu items and special promotions, attracting hungry patrons and increasing their sales.
- Event organizers can take advantage of large format printing to create attention-grabbing event signage and banners, enhancing the overall experience for attendees.
- Real estate agents utilize large format printing to showcase property listings with attractive images and detailed descriptions.
- Construction companies can display large signage at project sites, promoting their brand and generating interest from potential clients.
Grand Format Printing
The high-performance DURST P5 350 HS hybrid large wide format printing system for roll and board media was awarded as the best UV printing system for the corrugated packaging market. With speeds of up to 7,620 sq. ft./hr. and the ability to change materials quickly, makes the printing process more efficient. See it in action!
- Foldable Roll Tables allow for fast changes and 3 foldable sizes (75/140/220 cm)
- Special Ink Effects: black and white relief, full pattern and spot varnish, extra gloss relief
- Environmentally friendly LED technology is ozone free
- Double sided printing
- Wrinkle alert sensors reduce waste
- Multitrack allows for six simultaneous printing queues and speedy turn around
- Corrugated printing
- Maximum width 64″
Large Format Point of Purchase Displays
At RPI our large format printing is available on a wide variety of substrates and sizes from large posters to standing point of purchase displays. You dream it and we can create it. From realistic life-sized renditions, complicated cut outs, wide-format signage, or tradeshow displays; as a G7 certified printer we ensure your brand colors and skin tones are realistic and accurately represented with the highest quality making it difficult to tell if it’s real or printed!
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Choosing the Best Substrate for Your Project
When it comes to large format printing, choosing the right materials is crucial for achieving the desired impact. Our project managers can help you choose the best substrate for your project while keeping you on budget and delivering quality prints and durable materials. The choice of materials depends on various factors such as the intended use of the printed piece, the environment it will be displayed in, and the desired lifespan of the print.
For outdoor applications, materials such as vinyl and plastic corrugate are commonly used due to their durability and resistance to weather conditions.
For indoor applications, materials like paper board and corrugate are cost-effective and can be easily replaced, light for shipping, and easy to assemble making them suitable for grocery or big box retailers for short-term promotions and events.
See Examples of Large Format Signage (click below to zoom)
Large Print Capabilities
- Standees and Displays
- Aisle Blades
- Endcap Headers
- Promotional Headers
- Skid Wraps
- Pole Signs
- Tower Covers
- Tent Poles
- Lug Ons
- Shelf Toppers
- Bunker Headers
- Bollard Covers
- Bumper Shrouds
Design tips for effective printing
- Keep it simple: Large format prints should have a clear and concise message. Avoid cluttering the design with excessive text or graphics that may overwhelm the viewer.
- Use high-resolution images: To ensure sharp and clear prints, use high-resolution images that are suitable for large-scale printing. Low-resolution images can appear blurry and detract from the overall impact of the print.
- Consider the viewing distance: Take into account the distance at which your print will be viewed. If it will be viewed from a distance, ensure the text and graphics are large enough to be easily readable.
- Choose appropriate colors: Colors play a vital role in capturing attention and conveying emotions. Use colors that align with your brand identity and evoke the desired response from your target audience.
- Test the design: Before finalizing your design, print a small-scale version to assess how it will appear when enlarged. This will help you identify any potential issues and make necessary adjustments.
Cost Considerations for Your Print Project
Large format printing costs can vary depending on various factors such as the size of the print, the materials used, the complexity of the design, and the quantity ordered.
Plan ahead: Give yourself ample time to plan and execute your large format printing project. Rush orders often come with additional fees, so planning ahead can help you avoid unnecessary expenses.
Print in bulk: If you have multiple prints or anticipate future printing needs, consider printing in bulk to take advantage of volume discounts.
Explore different materials: Depending on your specific requirements, there may be cost-effective alternatives to premium materials that still achieve the desired impact.
Large format printing is a powerful marketing tool that has the ability to transform your business and captivate your target audience. With its ability to display vibrant colors, sharp images, and bold graphics, large format printing can elevate your brand and leave a lasting impression.
Learn how RPI uses G7 certification and ColorCert® to accurately reflect your brand across inks, substrates and equipment.