Metal photo®

Metalphoto® means high resolution image reproduction on metal.  This includes graphics, pictures, and text imaged onto photosensitive anodized aluminum. The result is a sharp, durable image that is weather, UV, and abrasion resistant.  Anything that can be printed on paper can be made a lasting image on metal. Available in gold, copper, and silver.  Fabricated to accommodate any mounting or placement needed.  35+ year durability!   Contact Metal Photo Service, Inc.
  • Permanent Metal Imaging
    • Metalphoto® is defined as the most durable of aluminum identification plates by GPI, the National Association of Graphic and Product Identification Manufacturers, Inc.
    • Offering the highest graphic resolution capability of any metallic substrate
  • Identification and Informational Uses
    • Data Plates and Control Panels
    • ID and Nameplate Tags of all sorts
    • ATM plates and Rating Plates
    • Directional Arrows
    • Informational Plates
    • Equipment Instruction Panels
    • Warning Plates
    • Schematics and Prototypes
    • Measuring Devices and Scales
  • Bar Code Labels
    • Custom Bar Code Labels
    • Datamatrix
  • Stunning One of a Kind Projects
    • Awards and Plaques
    • Article and Photo Reproductions
    • Wedding and Event Memorials
    • Donor Recognitions

Service and Benefits

Delivery in days.  Our Customer Service and Fabrication teams are here to meet your needs.

  • Orders fulfilled quickly and economically
  • Metalphoto® is more environmentally friendly than acid etching
  • No fading, scratching, or delaminating
  • Eliminates the blurred images and fading of sublimation
  • Metalphoto® is more precise and versatile than engraving


Metal Photo Service specializes in creating lasting images on metal plates that are attractive, weather resistant, fade-proof and durable.  Bring us your ideas and we can design your metal image using text, logos, signatures, and photographs.

The base metal is anodized aluminum available in gold, copper, or silver and can be mounted on a variety of surfaces.  These plates range in thickness from 0.012” to 0.125” and can be drilled, punched, machined by an experienced machinist, and sheared at our facility.  The image is sealed in the anodic layer of the aluminum plate and is resistant to heat, UV rays, vandalism, as well as most chemicals and solvents.

Big order or small, your investment in metal imaging will stand the test of time.

Download our Durability Chart & Specs

And that’s just the beginning.  Our Color MetalLaser EngravingPlaques and AwardsGraphic Design,Commercial Printing, and Special Services (from prototyping assistance to donor recognition walls) set Metal Photo Service, Inc. apart. Contact Metal Photo Service for more information.



Metalphoto’s silver-halide based image is sealed inside of anodized aluminum, making it readable after prolonged exposure to harsh operating conditions including weather/sunlight, heat, abrasion, chemicals & salt-spray.


Metalphoto labels and nameplates support item-unique serialize data, one-of-a-kind instructions or barcodes of any symbology that reduce data entry errors and speed asset tracking.


Metalphoto’s high image resolution makes it possible to mark small items or surfaces and provides the option of security printing features such as micro-text and watermarks.


Metalphoto has proven itself again and again to major OEMs and government organizations. As a result, most major government, industrial and military organizations specify Metalphoto.

Specified by Government, Industrial and Military Organizations for Over 65 Years:

Specified By:


• Material: anodized aluminum (1100 alloy) • Sizes: 10” x 12”, 12” x 20”, 20” x 24”, 20” x 40”, 24” x 40”

• Thicknesses: .003”, .005”, .008”, .012”, .020”, .032”, .039”, .063”, .090”, .125”


Non-reflective with dull finish.


Semi-gloss medium reflective material.


Brushed to resemble a stainless steel finish.


Highly reflective; mirror-like.


PHONE: 412-829-2992 | FAX: 412-829-9825

PHONE: 412-829-2992
FAX: 412-829-9825

EMAIL: | 465 Wall Avenue, Wall, PA 15148 | Find us on Facebook 
Monday – Thursday 8am-5pm | Friday 8am-noon

465 Wall Avenue, Wall, PA 15148
Find us on Facebook 
Monday – Thursday 8am-5pm
Friday 8am-noon

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