Foamex for Indoor and Outdoor Solutions

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Just visit any shopping center, grocery store, or an exhibition and find yourself surrounded by displays made up of Foamex. Foamex printing is extensively used around the world for cutout figures, printed signs, and artworks. It is lightweight, durable, and extremely versatile material that is easy to cut to shape, bend, drill, print, and install. Foamex is a type of plastic made from PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) that is the world’s third-most widely produced synthetic plastic polymer. Thanks to its smooth surface and fine structure, a quality PVC foam is not only fabrication friendly but also a cost-effective choice for displays and permanent signs and a great alternative to MDF and plywood.

The Best Material for Display Signs

Foamex board should not be confused with ‘foam’ since it’s a solid plastic sheet. It is best suited for exterior and interior applications and is extensively used in advertising campaigns, promotional events, and trade shows. They are non-porous and highly resistant to moisture which means water will not be absorbed, shrink, and wrap in outdoor conditions. One can either laminate, use print or paint for marketing purposes which makes it cost-effective and reliable across all industry types.

For expanded vinyl material, Foamex is a brand name whereas Foamex Sheet is made when PVC foam is compressed to construct a strong and rigid board. One can create high-quality designs with the help of digital printing that works great on Foamex sheeting. The sheets are lightweight, flat and are available in a variety of colors. Foamex boards are available in a wide range of thickness which can be customized with the help of different colors and lamination types.

Things You Need To Know About Foamex

  1. The thinnest PVC boards out there are 3mm Foamex  which are extremely lightweight. Be it shop displays, office signs, or advertising, this 3mm Foamex is durable, strong, and gives perfect printing results for all your needs. It’s brilliant, smooth and even surface coupled with good dimensional accuracy ideal for digital printing without any pretreatment required. These sheets can be used for short-term and medium term-use making it one of the most selling foamex sheets out there.

  2. The popularity of 5mm Foamex boards is ever increasing. It is extensively used in shop signs, safety signs, selfie frames, and exhibition panels. One also gets additional finishing options from gloss to matt lamination which is not only eye-catching but all-weather type compatible. Because of its strength and rigidity, it can be easily displayed in an open area with no maintenance whatsoever. It is fairly easy to attach on many surfaces and easy to transport which makes it one of the most cost-effective marketing/advertising boards.

  3. 10 mm Foamex boards share the same properties such that of durability and lightness but have more strength and rigidity than the 3mm and 5mm boards. With high-resolution UV printing, they stand out whether you place them inside the four walls or outside. They are primarily used for cut out displays, shop signs, event signs, and backdrops that are designed to catch the eye of your target audience and potential customers.

  4. All types of foamex board are waterproof and suitable for all weather types. They are easy to clean with little or no maintenance.

One-Stop Solution For Your Printing Needs

Coloured Foamex boards are visually appealing and can be used to catch the eye of the audience in many creative ways. They are popular in exhibitions, fairs, construction zones, and advertising sharing the same properties as you would expect from a quality PVC foam. With the ease of customization and a wide range of colors, one can have countless bespoke options at disposal for tailored requirements.  To have that durability, flexibility, and longevity factor for all weather types, Coloured Foamex is available in 3mm or 5mm boards across industry verticals for all application types. 


Foamex is an easy material to print on because of its flexibility and wide range of options available from thickness and color types. Being plastic, it is water-resistant and can be installed in all weather conditions without any wear or tear. Their popularity is ever-increasing, now that more visually appealing signs have the potential to lure the target audience across industry verticals. Be it stoppage, safety, construction, or information signs, foamex boards also play an important role when it comes to laying out proper indicators for the wellbeing of the society.  At Foamex Printing Company, we are a one-stop-shop for all your foamex board printing needs.

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