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Foamex printing is a versatile, weatherproof and durable option for all your printing needs. Foamex, also known as foam PVC, is a plastic material with a brilliant white smooth surface, making it the perfect substrate for printing large format graphics. Our eco-friendly latex print method allows us to achieve high-quality printed Foamex boards with scuff and fade-resistant results while being kinder to the environment.

Our latex board printing method utilises a water-based eco-friendly pigment instead of the toxic inks in UV printing techniques. This sustainable method produces vibrant colours and ensures durability against scuffs and scratches. Also, latex inks are resistant to UV light and fading from the sun, ensuring your prints have a long life. We offer Foamex printing in 3mm, 5mm, and 10mm thicknesses, making it suitable for various applications, such as posters, signage, banners, and more.

Printed Foamex Signs

Foamex printing, is the perfect substrate for events, exhibitions and marketing, and the product is available in matt or gloss finishes.

We offer a range of foamex signage to suit your every requirement. Our eco-friendly latex print method is the perfect balance of durability, longevity, and environmental responsibility, the top choice for businesses, companies, and event organisers across the UK.

Banner World are the UK’s leading Foamex board printers. We offer Foamex printing in various thicknesses, including 3mm, 5mm, and 10mm options. Whether you need signage boards, PVC boards, or foam printing for events and exhibitions, our high-quality prints will make your vision a reality. We can cater for any specific requests, such as drilling holes or rounded corners.

5mm Foamex printing

5mm Foamex printing is the most common thickness. 5mm thick Foamex signs are the most popular thickness because 5mm offers rigidity but also lightness in weight. We also offer 10mm Foamex signs for heavy duty applications and also lighter 3mm Foamex signs. 3mm Foamex signs are flexible and lightweight. Foamex is a weatherproof, versatile and durable plastic material known as foam PVC for our printing services. Foamex offers a brilliant white, smooth surface perfect for printing large format graphics with full colour and high-resolution prints. For more information on foamex printing please read this article.

Foamex printing service uses eco-friendly Latex print methods, ensuring high impact visual appeal, durable scuffs and fade-proof prints. The Latex ink we use is water-based and eco-friendly, a sustainable, environmentally conscious choice.

We offer Foamex printing in three thickness options: 3mm, 5mm, and 10mm, catering to various needs such as posters, signage, exhibitions, and marketing materials. Material thickness depends on the project’s specific requirements, balancing cost and overall durability.

Foamex Board Thickness Options

We offer a wide range of Foamex printed boards thickness options to cater to your specific needs – for events, exhibitions or signage. This section will discuss the various thickness options available: 3mm, 5mm, and 10mm.

3mm Foamex printing

Our 3mm Foamex boards are lightweight, easy to handle, and ideal for indoor and outdoor. Printed Foamex boards are perfect for short-term promotions or displays. With durability and eco-friendly latex print method, you can be confident in the quality and safety of our 3mm Foamex board Foamex printing services.

5mm Foamex board printing

5mm Foamex boards strike a perfect balance between flexibility and durability. They are excellent for medium-term displays, events, and exhibitions. Our 5mm Foamex signs are made with the same water-based and eco-friendly latex print method, offering fantastic longevity without compromising quality. 5mm Foamex boards are perfect for businesses and companies looking for a reliable signage solution that is both cost-effective and visually appealing.

10mm Foamex signs

10mm Foamex printing is our most robust and sturdy option. Printed 0mm Foamex offers outdoor signage for heavy-duty applications. Our 10mm Foamex board printers utilise the same eco-friendly latex print method. These boards are suitable for all types of businesses, companies, and events that require high-quality and reliable printed boards.

Foamex Printing Process

Full Colour Printing

We print Foamex signs using the latest Latex print method. Latex creates stunning Foamex prints in high resolution and full colour. We ensure high-quality prints on foam PVC Foamex boards, delivering superior-quality graphics ideal for various purposes.

Scuff and Fade Resistance

Eco-friendly latex printing prevents scuffs and scratches, ensuring the printed materials remain presentable and long-lasting. The latex inks contribute to the resistance to UV light and fading from the sun, allowing the vibrant colours to maintain print appearance.

Longevity and UV Light Resistance

Longevity and durability are important when printing custom Foamex sign boards. We use materials that will stand the test of time and a print technique that resists the adverse effects of UV light exposure. Our Foamex printing process guarantees signs, posters, and other printed materials that retain their original quality and colours.

Foamex Printing Uses

Foamex sign printing is versatile and can be used internally and externally in many forms of marketing or advertisement. From point of sale to external signage through to health and safety signs for construction.

Foamex Signage

Foamex printing is perfect for creating high-quality, durable signage for indoor and outdoor use with various thicknesses available. Our use of Latex inks ensures that the colours remain vibrant and resist fading from sunlight, making your signage an effective marketing medium.

Custom Rigid Posters

For those looking for a robust and reliable poster solution, our Foamex boards are an excellent choice. Available in various sizes and thicknesses, printed with high-resolution graphics in full colour. Rigid Foamex poster prints are suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

Printed Foamex Panels for Exhibitions

3mm Foamex and 5mm Foamex panels are used at exhibitions and events. Foamex printing is designed for exhibition materials, ensuring your stand grabs attention and engages visitors. Whether you need large format graphics, small promotional items, or custom-shaped Foamex boards, Foamex exhibition signs are the perfect solution.

Custom Foamex Printing Finishing Options

We offer a range of finishing options for  Foamex printing. To ensure the perfect product, we offer various finishing touches. We also offer Matt and Gloss Laminate Options, Drill Holes, and other finishing.

Matt and Gloss Laminated Foamex Signs

We offer both matt and gloss laminates for different applications. Matt laminate provides a refined appearance with less glare and is ideal for showcasing artwork, photography, and exhibition graphics. On the other hand, gloss laminate adds vibrancy and depth to the colours, perfect for eye-catching marketing materials and promotional items.

Foamex Signs with Drill Holes

We offer a convenient drill hole service if you require mounting or hanging your Foamex board to aid installation. We can add drill holes to your Foamex boards, ensuring precise placement for a secure and professional finish. Depending on your preference, we can include drill holes in the four corners along the sides or customise them according to your specifications. Please leave a note of your finishing when ordering.

Technical Specifications »


Polyvinyl chloride PVC.

Material Thickess.

3mm, 5mm, 10mm

Material Density

average: 0.45 g/cm3

Print Method

Eco Friendly Latex

Fire rated

Compliant. Certificate available for download next to product calculator

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Accepted File Formats

We only accept files in PDF, AI, EPS, JPEG, PSD or TIF Formats

Bleed & Safe Area

Please see full artwork guidelines

Black Composition

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Artwork DPI

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Frequently Asked Questions »

What is Foamex board printing?

Foamex board printing is a type of large format printing that uses a lightweight, yet durable material known as Foamex. Foamex is a type of PVC board that is lightweight, yet strong and rigid. It is commonly used for outdoor signage, exhibition displays, and other large format printing applications. The process of Foamex board printing involves printing a design onto the board using a large format printer.

What are the benefits of Foamex board printing?

Foamex board printing is a popular choice for a variety of applications, from signage to exhibition displays. It is a lightweight, durable and cost-effective material that is easy to work with and can be used for both indoor and outdoor applications.

What are the key features of Foamex board printing?

Foamex board printing is a popular choice for a variety of applications, from signage to displays. Foamex is a lightweight, rigid PVC board that is easy to cut, shape and print on. It is also highly durable, making it an ideal choice for outdoor applications.

How does Foamex board printing compare to other printing methods?

Foamex board printing is a type of printing that uses a rigid, lightweight material known as Foamex board. Foamex board is a type of PVC board that is lightweight, durable, and water-resistant. It is a great choice for printing large-format graphics, signage, and displays. Foamex board printing is an excellent choice for a variety of applications because it is a cost-effective option that offers a high-quality finish.

Fire Certificate Information »

This material type has been tested for flame retardancy to UK and EU regulation standards.

We are unable to produce individual test certificates for each bespoke item.

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Buying banners in confidence

You can buy from Banner World with confidence. Your job will go through several checks before manufacture. Firstly when your job comes in, we check all your uploaded files and cross-reference each file against your order. At this point, if we see that artwork is incorrect or if there is a file missing we will contact you to request new artwork. Most of our banners and fabrics are manufactured at our large print factory in Europe. Our standard turnaround on items is 5-6 working days for delivery. Even though most of our ordering system has been automated, we still carry out several manual checks before processing your order. If at any point we have a question or a problem with your order you will be contacted before manufacturing.

Our processes

Please read the information below on how your order is processed. Each order goes through several checks before printing. Our file checking service is standard procedure on all orders. Checking your files means that you can place your order in confidence, knowing that we will check to make sure your order and corresponding artwork match and are correct. Anything we are not sure that we will contact you before proceeding.

What is Our Initial checking service?

When you place an online order, we will cross-reference your artwork against your order. At this point, we will check that the artwork sizes and file type match the order. We will make sure we have the correct number of artwork files for the job. At this stage, if anything appears to be incorrect, we will place the order on hold and contact you immediately.

How do we process your order?

Once we are happy with your order, we will then process it. We collate all the information for each job, including finishing and material type. The job information is then sent with your artwork to the pre-press department. Pre-press is where we will create and prepare your job for printing.

Our Pre Press and second checking service.

Pre-press refers to the stage before printing. Here your artwork is converted into the correct format for our machines and finishing processes. At this point, if something is spotted which isn’t correct or if there is a problem we will again contact you.

How do we print and track your order through the factory?

Your job is now batched together with other items on the same material. Each item has assigned to it a unique code. The code is used to track the order through our factory. The information is used to check the material, quantity and finishing information on the item. The order then goes through our print presses.

How do we finish your printed items?

Every job we produce is different to the next, whether it be size, material, shape or finishing. Your printed items will be finished as requested on your order. We automate as much of the finishing as possible, cutting down on labour costs and passing on the savings to you. The Prepress data is inputted into parts of our finishing equipment. Your graphics are now finished to your custom requirements. Each printed product is set up differently for each type of finishing process. A banner that has hem and eyelets will be manufactured and produced in a different way to a flag with a pole pocket.

How are your items packed?

We have now manufactured your items. The finishing pieces now move onto the packing department. At the packing stage, we collate your order. Items get checked off against the order using the order code system. The printed goods get wrapped and packed, ready for despatch.

How do you ship my goods?

Now your item has been packed it is ready to be shipped. From placing your order, your goods have taken approx 24-48 hours to get to this stage. We have a logistics team which arrange the shipping through UPS. Our standard delivery (£15 or free over £250) will now take an additional three days to be delivered to an address on UK mainland and most of mainland Europe. Our standard shipping will travel via road and sea to reach the UK. We do offer a faster 1-day shipping method which is our 4-day turnaround service. The fast turnaround service is expensive on low-value bulky orders and is more cost-effective on higher volume jobs. Items to the US and other worldwide destinations will take longer to be delivered. For items going to Ireland, the Isle of Wight, Isle of Man, Scottish highlands etc. please add an extra day onto delivery times