Frequently Asked Questions

Many of your questions can be answered in our 2019 Catalog.

What kind of light pole banner should I buy?

There are a few basic types of light pole banners to choose from. For photographic images or lots of different designs in the same installation the best choice is digital printing on vinyl. For small quantities as well, digital printing on vinyl is the most cost effective.

See Also: Vinyl Banner Specs 

For a more classic, upscale look, where the designs are not photo-realistic, and where most of the designs are the same, then the best choice is spot color screen-printing on canvas (typically a marine-grade acrylic). For large quantities as well, spot color on canvas is the most cost effective.

See Also: Canvas Specs Sunbrella Color Chart 

What size should my banner be?

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Banner sizes are somewhat standard in the industry and are typically matched to the size and type of light pole they are going on. Generally, small decorative light poles will have 18” x 36” banners.

The average heights of light poles are 12′, 16′ or 20′.

Standard commercial light poles and/or utility poles will take any size banner from 24” x 48” up to 36” x 96”.

Note, these are guidelines only and since we are a custom manufacturer we can make any size light pole banner for virtually any application.

HINT: If you can, take a picture of someone standing next to the light pole you are putting your banners on and email it to us. We can help determine the size of pole banner you will need.

How much do banners cost?

Banner pricing is based on a number of things: Type of banner-Canvas or Vinyl, size of banners, quantity and the artwork/design requirements.

Based on the cost of the raw materials and the labor involved, canvas banners are typically more expensive than vinyl. However there are situations where large runs of simple canvas banners can be less expensive than vinyl.

With both styles of banners, the simpler the art requirements are, the less expensive is the cost. For vinyl banners, multiple designs and different images on each side of the banners will be more expensive than a given run of all the same design, on the front and back of all banners. For canvas, multiple ink colors in the design and multiple designs in the project will be more expensive than a given run of a single ink color banner with the same image on the front and back of all banners.

Do you offer design services? Can our banners be customized?

Absolutely yes is the short answer! There are a number of ways to go about creating the perfect banner design. We can design a unique and beautiful banner from scratch for you. We can take your ideas and concepts and turn them into a stunning and eye-catching display. We can take an existing banner design that you have, or use one of our many stock and custom designs from our design gallery and make it as personal and customized as you desire.

Visit Our Design Gallery

Where are you located? Do you ship to me?

Material promotions is located on 145 Railroad Hill St, BLDG. B Waterbury CT – we have worked with many businesses and municipalities all through out the world so the answer is yes! If you have a specific question about shipping ensure that you contact us today.


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