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Question DetailsAsked on 5/6/2014

how do I find a printer who prints on metal

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For single items -


1) jewelers and trophy shops can engrave text and designs on metal, like for placards, name plates, trophy plates, knick knacks, etc


2) general print shops can commonly do decals or transfer decals to metal, as can some print/shipping stores like TimeFrame and some UPS, FedEx stores and some office supply store printing departments in OfficeMax, Office Depot and the like - who can also do inkjet or 3D printing on metal plate.


3) for larger items, specialty metal engraving shops, auto body paint shops (for decals and paint-on), and companies who specialize in transfer or shrink-on ads like you see on buses and such


4) advertising sign companies, like for store signs and billboards and entrance signs and such, and on commercial vehicles


For volumes of items like for advertising gimmicks or for franchise signs, or for display placards for point-of-sale advertising, etc - : #2 through #4 above, plus


5) variety gift and T-shirt companies that make souvenirs, campaign buttons, and the like


6) trophy shops, for small items


and of course, if what you are after is commercial and large size or quantity, most large cities have custom metal sign companies that can print or engrave or casst anything you want and can afford


If that is not the kind of thing you meant, use the Answer This Question to give more detail on what you are looking for and I can give a more definitive answer.

Answered 5 years ago by LCD

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You know, I was thinking small items when I responded. If you mean a large metal item, like a business sign or street sign, then a commercial sign shop, which category I don't think AL lists.

Answered 5 years ago by LCD




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