Services

 

Digital Printing

First Graphics Services offers some of the most cutting edge technology and innovations to ensure that your projects are crisp, eye grabbing, and even eco-friendly! Flatbed printing has become popular in the print industry as a preferable substitute for screen-printing. Since no printing plates or screens must be produced, digital printing technology allows shorter runs of signs to be produced economically. Environmentally, flatbed printing is a more sustainable system than its predecessor of solvent printing as it produces fewer waste cartridges and less indoor air pollution.

Our printing equipment doesn’t just stop there… ranging from flatbed printers, eco-solvent printers, latex printers, and so much more – we have the solution for your printing needs. Small signs, large signs, banners, decals, wall murals, cut vinyl, vehicle wraps… the opportunities are endless! One of the things that sets First Graphic Services apart from other print sources in the Dallas Ft Worth area is that we stock large quantities of material at our facility to ensure a faster than expected turn around. We take pride in the quality of our products, so you can rest easy knowing that your project is in good hands.

Laminating

Protect your project from the elements! We offer UV clear coating and laminate in a variety of finishes. Ask your salesperson about our lamination services.

CNC Routing

CNC Routing is available for your projects. We can route all sorts of custom shapes from wood to 1” thick aluminum! First Graphic Services also boast a full wood shop – If you can dream it, we can build it.

Graphic Design

Starting a new business? Coming up with a memorable logo for your brand is incredibly important in the success of your new venture. Entrusting your project artwork to our design team may be one of the best decisions you ever make.

Regardless what the project is, our staff designers are creative and passionate about what they do, and are ready to help you take your ideas to another level.

Having trouble keeping up with your artwork? We store all of our customer’s artwork securely and consistently back up files at regular intervals. Printing the same signs from 3 years ago is no longer a hassle.

Color Matching

Color matching can be a headache for anyone creating art for print. For many, it is difficult to understand why the color their computer screen isn’t the same color that printed on their project.

Computers and the print world treat colors in different ways. RGB (Red, Green, & Blue) is the color model used by computer screens. However, CMYK is the color model used by the print industry due to the mixture of Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black ink to create printed colors.

Now, you can see CMYK colors on a computer screen and you can even print RGB colors. The difference is how the light is reflected. Computer screens have a light shining behind them, while printed graphics have light reflecting off of their surfaces. This impacts how colors appear to the eye.

Regardless of all the technical reasons for CMYK and RGB color differences, it is important to understand how these differences effect your projects. The bright red color you select on your screen for a particular element may look completely different when printed.

At First Graphic Services, we use the Pantone Color Matching system – which is a largely standardized color reproduction system used in a variety of industries, primarily printing, though sometimes in the manufacture of colored paint, fabric, and plastics. By standardizing the colors, different manufacturers in different locations can all refer to the Pantone system to make sure colors match.

If you have a project that needs special color attention, please let your sales representative know and we will have one of our color matching experts work with you to make sure the colors in your project are exactly where they need to be.

Vehicle Wraps

There is no other cost-effective advertising or customization/personalization method available than wraps. Unlike traditional media such as radio, television, billboard, or other print advertisement – a vehicle wrap is a one-time advertising expense that works for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A study by 3M showed that you would have to spend over $130,000 on television ads to generate equivalent annual impressions of a $3,500 wrap! Wow!

Vehicle wraps can also personalize your vehicle more effectively than any other method and has unique benefits over custom painting. Many artistic and photographic elements cannot be captured by a custom paint job. For instance, some colors (such as chrome) and textures (such as brushed metal and carbon fiber) are extremely expensive if not impossible to create with paint. As an added benefit, wraps can be removed or repaired easily without much expense. In fact, wrap material has been used to “protect” the original paint underneath.

Interiors

We specialize in routed logos, custom framed artwork, posters, and more for your business interior. Contact a sales representative today to see how we can transform your space.

Flagpoles

We stock flagpoles! If you’re looking for a flagpole for your business – look no further.

Permitting

First Graphics Services has over 30 years of signage experience in the DFW area. That means our staff and sales team are very familiar with all city requirements for permitting signs. We can handle all of the permitting process for you from start to finish.

Installation

From big projects to small, First Graphic Services’ installation team is knowledgeable and professional. Inquire with your sales representative about installation on your next project.

Dig Locate

When your project installation involves digging into the ground, it is important to know where underground utility lines are buried. First Graphics contacts Texas811 in order to ensure that all projects are in accordance with the law.

Maintenance

Let’s face it – Texas weather can be pretty unpredictable and pretty unforgiving when it comes to exterior signage. When a storm comes through and leaves your signage leaning or otherwise in need of repair, call First Graphic Services. Our install crew can repair signs, touch up paint, and more.

Storage

Throughout the years, we have come to realize that many of our customer’s that re-use their signage need somewhere to store them between uses. First Graphic Services, maintains a safe and secure storage facility to help maintain our customer’s inventory of signs. If you are interested in sign storage, please contact your sales representative.

Wholesale Printing

First Graphic Services is proud to be partnered with many sign shops, design firms, and other print industry businesses across the metroplex. We treat your projects like our projects. To inquire about wholesale pricing, please contact us.

 

 

We are constantly expanding the services that we offer. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, please give us a call.

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