Modern techniques and new developments in digital printing enable you to create banners for outdoor display. These new techniques include improvements in the vinyl material on which the message is printed as well as the eco-friendly inks that resist fading. Banner printing has been going on for a long time, but with the improvements in and the versatility of the vinyl, today’s signs are able to withstand years of outdoor conditions while being fade, tear and curl resistant. Additional advancements in the digital printing process and the efficiency of bonding materials, these banners or any size signs can be produced fairly quickly, at a reasonable price and with high quality clarity and life-like graphics. Many different banner printing companies say they can produce a top product, but that may not always be the case. As with any type of purchase, it is necessary to shop around and see what the different products are really like, how much they cost and if there is any type of guarantee. The most reputable companies will provide that information readily and have samples to look at or at least a portfolio if your interaction is online. They will also provide information about their equipment, processes and service and even offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. A low price may result in an inferior product, but a high price doesn’t ensure one either. Good companies will offer a reasonable price because overall customer satisfaction is their main concern. At this point, you are probably wondering what some of these new, improved options are. After all, to most people, a sign is a sign. The vinyl used now for banner, sign and even poster printing comes in a variety of densities that allow for different effects and options. There are high-grade vinyls coated with PVC that can withstand a lot of use. Glossy or matte finishes are available that are flame and puncture resistant. Vinyl mesh is also used which provides wind resistance but allows for visibility from behind. Other vinyl meshes are used for billboards, building dressings and wall hanging banners. Finally, there are a variety of blackout vinyls that can be printed on both sides, the heaviest of which can be used outdoors in any type of weather. Banners and signs can be mounted in a variety of ways. They can have reinforced grommets through which rope or hooks can be passed or another option is to have pole sleeves that provide stability at either end. Good printing services also provide any number of options for mounting banners and signs including wood, painted surfaces, glass, PVC and aluminum. Whether you want your message big and bold or smaller and more detailed, up high or at ground level, find a reputable printer who can produce exactly what you need with a satisfaction guarantee.