Poster Board

Poster boards are a versatile medium that prove useful for a variety of applications. Whether you’re putting together a presentation, creating a retail sign or producing fine art prints, our assortment of boards provide a surface that is fade-resistant, durable and easy to clean. Given its sturdy and lightweight composition foam board can also be used for self standing displays, walls or simple booth-like structures for trade shows and exhibitions.

  • Detailed, High-Resolution Photo Printing
  • Can Be Cut Into Custom Shapes
  • Durable, Easy to Clean Surface
  • Black Foam Board Available

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How Foam Board Printing Works

Our foam core boards are produced in sheets up to 4ft × 8ft in size. Since these large format prints cannot be bent or rolled, a special flatbed press is used during the printing process.

The boards are placed on a wide surface where graphics are rendered line-by-line at high-fidelity photo resolution. We print up to 1200 dpi (dots per inch), which allows us to capture the most intricate details, right down to a single strand of hair.

Because the ink is printed directly to the boards they eliminate the need to mount artwork or photographs and are a popular choice for museums, art shows, galleries, retail and media events.

Which Foam Board Is Right For You?

We offer a number of foam board stocks, each with its own set of features and properties:

Foam boards are designed for short term use, making them ideal for indoor presentations and seasonal signage.

Gator boards are made of a more dense and moisture resistant foamcore – they last longer and can even can tolerate limited outdoor usage (on clear days).

Sintra boards are composed of closed-cell PVC with a waterproof gloss finish that is resistant to dents and scratches – a durable option for outdoor use.

All boards are available in a variety of widths: We carry 3/16" and 1/2" in-house. 3/4" and 1" can be stocked for special orders as long as they meet the bulk order minimum of 12 (4’×8’) boards.

Instant Price Quote

Feel free to choose from our standard sizes below, or specify a custom width and height and get instant pricing.

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The Fine Print Process

An inside look at our production process

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a poster board?
A poster board is a printed foam core product. Whether used for interior or exterior display, they provide an ideal solution for presenting your brand's information or visual content on a lightweight yet sturdy material.
What is the minimum order?
There are no minimums, however we will have to charge accordingly for set up/press time.
What are the most popular sizes?
The three most requested sizes are 18” x 24”, 24” x 36" and 36” x 48” inches.
What is the maximum size you can produce?
Our maximum press size for foam boards is 48” x 96” inches.
Can I see a digital proof before final production?
Yes, our pre-press department will provide two rounds of digital proofs for approval prior to final print production.Please note, any additional digital proofs will be billed accordingly.
What is the best resolution to submit my artwork?
Our pre-press department recommends submitting Vector or EPS files with a final resolution of 150-300 dpi. Any resolution lower than that will make the logos/images look pixelated or blurry.
Can you produce high resolution prints that can pick up very fine details?
Yes, we have the capability to print up to 1200 DPI (dots per inch). This process requires one of our high resolution presses and will be billed accordingly.
Can I color match to a specific Pantone color?
We print using the CMYK process. We will simulate the selected PMS color with the supplied CMYK values and try to match the Pantone color as closely as possible.
What is the standard turnaround time?
Once final proofs are approved, standard production time is 2-4 business days.Please note, production time may change depending on our current press schedule and how many specialty options have been selected.
Can you provide an easel back?
Yes, we can supply an easel back to keep your foam board standing upright.
Can I order black foam board material?
Yes, we can print and mount posters/signs to black or white foam board material.
Do you offer custom shapes?
Yes. Foam boards can easily be cut into many shapes, and even assembled into larger structures to provide a printed backdrop.
Do you offer a variety of materials?
Yes, we can also print and mount to Sintra or Gator Board,
Can you ship material/printed samples for my review?
Yes, although we can only send out material/printed samples once payment is applied and a job ticket is generated into our system.
Can I supply a pre-printed poster for foam board mounting only?
Yes, we can provide mounting services. Please note, your artwork/pre-printed poster will have to be inspected prior to mounting to ensure there is no pre-existing damage that will affect the mounting process.
How can I pay for my foam board?
We accept all major credit cards and company checks.
Can I schedule an appointment to review sample/paper stocks?
Yes, we can schedule an appointment for you in our Jersey City showroom/production facility. There you can review various printed samples, paper stocks, and consult with a production specialist.Please note: We do not schedule production appointments in our Manhattan corporate offices.
My order is a rush, is a 24-48 hour turnaround possible?
Please contact us as soon as possible, so we can check with our production department. Please note, rush turnaround will be billed accordingly.

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