Foamex display boards, or foamex panels, are lightweight but rigid boards printed with full colour graphics, making them ideal for indoor or outdoor use.

Online you can order foamex signs on two different thicknesses and with a selection of finishes, included drilled holes in the corners to make it easier to fix to walls.

Order 3mm or 5mm foamex boards below, or get in touch to discuss custom shapes and thicknesses.

Want more info on foamex and its wide range of uses, or just need some ideas?


Foamex is ideal for:   

Internal wall displays

Direction / office name signage

External display boards

Selfie Frames & Hashtag signs

Safety Signs

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Foamex Boards Frequently Asked Questions

What is Foamex?

Foamex is a brand name for a rigid, lightweight PVC foam sheet. It’s extremely versatile – it’s used for temporary and permanent signs, it’s found in scores of exhibition stands up and down the country.

You can cut foamex board to any shape you want. You can drill foamex boards for affixing to other signs or to walls. Foamex board is water repellant and has a smooth finish – making it ideal for exhibition graphic printing.

What are the standard finished sizes for Foamex boards?

  • A3
  • A2
  • A1
  • A0
  • 2A0
  • Custom Size
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What thickness are foamex panels ?

  • 1mm
  • 3mm
  • 5mm
  • 10mm

you can order online for standard 3mm and 5mm foam PVC board but it also comes in 1mm and 10mm thickness.

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What are the finishing options for foamex boards:       

  • Standard corners
  • Drilled/Shaped Boards (with or without fixings)
  • 4 Lamination options
    • Gloss Laminate – High shine surface, great for reflecting light and for making bright colours zing
    • Matt finish – Soft finish that does reflect light (no surface glare)
    • Anti-scratch lamination – helps extend the life of display boards where it comes into contact with finger prints or outside
    • Dry Wipe – high gloss finish that be written on, wiped off and then written on again

Contact us for your preferred finish

Shropshire Printing 5mm custom shaped foamex

Can foamex board be used indoors or outdoors?

Yes – they are suitable for both.

Foamex Display board is both waterproof and lightweight. This makes it an ideal low cost choice for outdoor signs or exhibition graphics.

In addition, they can be fixed easily to other surfaces – glued, Velcro strips etc

Can printed foamex boards be cut to any size… or shape?

Yes – We can supply foamex board to suit your creativity

Can foamex board be used for housing signage?

Yes. Absolutely. We print many estate agent or house building development signs on foam display board

Can you supply foamex board with rounded corners?

Yes – we can finish foamex board with radius corners for you on our standard board sizes – A2 / A1 and A0.

Rounded Corners are 10mm, giving a niced curved edge to your foamex sign.

foamex boards with rounded corners

What size foamex boards can I order online?

You can order standard paper sizes online today – A3, A2, A1 and A0.

Don’t forget we can print and cut to any size of board

Can you print foamex signs for next day delivery?

We often print Foamex boards for exhibition contractors working locally or to a tight deadline.

Contact us for price and availability – ideally upload the print ready artwork so we’re know what we’re dealing with first

We’ll always try and fit you in if we have the capacity.

Builders Boards in foamex 

Foamex is water resistant and UV so many tradespeople use them outside premises they are working on to advertise their business.

Builders’ boards are also available in Aluminium DiBond.

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VAT & Foamex display boards

VAT is chargeable (standard rated) on foamex panels and boards

Order foamex boards online now, or get in touch to discuss custom shapes and thicknesses.

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