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Vomar provided extensive fabrication for all graphic applications for McCarren Airport Satellite D. The major ID shown is a curved structure, 60’ long by 9’ high, using all aluminum structure and background. Push-through acrylic letters were used for the upper illuminated ID sign, and aluminum disks and fins were accented with neon colors. Vomar Products personnel performed all fabrication and installation.
Vomar Products completed an extensive manufacturing and installation signage program for the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Numerous illuminated and non-illuminated signs were required to identify and direct passengers to a new concourse of 14 boarding gates. Exterior neon and stainless steel Flight Information Display System (FIDS) cabinets were a few of the custom components which accented the architecture.
Vomar Products has fabricated and installed various wayfinding signage for the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at The Los Angeles International Airport. This signage includes large freestanding directional signage with a 10′ x 3′ fabricated aluminum structure, curved illuminated sign panel and steel embedded mounting device in floor. Vomar also fabricated overhanging structures and curved illuminated sign panels with aluminum frames and sign faces of acrylic & fiberglass within a 31′ radius, show below.
Vomar Products completed the fabrication and installation of the signage program for the Berryessa and Milpitas BART Transportation transit system. This project included all exterior ID letters, illuminated stainless steel pylons, directories, interior ADA compliant transportation grade plaques, illuminated overhead signing and track side identification for each station. We also provided several hundred continuous lineal feet of powder coated aluminum, overhead illuminated signing, and light enclosures for each station.
The Hollywood Burbank Airport (formerly known as The Bob Hope Airport) added a large capacity parking area around the main terminal, and ten large illuminated parking directional units around the perimeter to direct traffic. These units were double sided and fabricated with a steel structural frame covered with 1/4″ aluminum cladding to provide a finished architectural effect. The Mercury Vapor lighting was an integral part of the structure and no electrical components were exposed to detract from the design. All components were fabricated and installed by Vomar Products.
Vomar products fabricated and installed an extensive interior and exterior signing identification and directional program designed by Donnelly Design. Shown on this page are examples of the non-illuminated aluminum interior signs, exterior graphics, and directional units that were provided by Vomar.
The signage portion of this monument is 24 feet wide and 17 feet tall, and constructed of aluminum extrusions and sheet stock with LED rear wash lighted fabricated letters for the upper main title. The center section is LED internally illuminated for 3/4” thick acrylic push through letters, which also provides wash lighting for the third line of copy. The tower is constructed of milled aluminum knuckles and aluminum framework with one-inch thick illuminated acrylic horizontal accent devices & polycarbonate vertical illuminated accent.
All illumination for this double sided monument is performed with LED products for reduced maintenance. The base is constructed of reinforced concrete with a sto coating, and is 27 feet wide, 4 feet thick and 8 feet high at grade. The overall size of the complete monument is 27 feet wide, 25 feet high, & 4 feet thick.
The exterior and interior graphics for this project were fabricated and installed by Vomar Products. This is a large facility which recognized the need for excellent design and fabrication of signing to compliment the contemporary vision.
The Westminister Police Department is located within the civic center complex buildings in Westminster, California. The Cor-Ten steel monumental unit shown above and all other indentification and directional signs for this project were engineered, fabricated and installed by Vomar Products.
Vomar Products completed an extensive manufacturing and installation signage program for the Antelope Valley branch of the Los Angeles Superior Court. This project consisted of large exterior dimensional fabricated aluminum letters mounted on the building and additional satin-finish aluminum dimensional letters mounted to a concrete monument unit.
Interior signing included ADA compliant plaques and space identification of all courtrooms and public areas. The aluminum curved directory shown at right was fabricated with curved glass doors and alum. directory strips. The units were designed for wall mounting and free-standing locations throughout the building.
One of our favorite pieces for Antelope Valley was a 36-inch diameter, High Density Urethane (HDU) carved California seal. For the seal, we utilized applied aluminum and silver leaf highlights with a dark silver background.
Graphics and signing for the Nike World Headquarters were fabricated and installed by Vomar with six additional buildings completed. There is an extensive array of exterior and interior graphic applications designed by Ambrosini Design, which include extensive use of etched stainless steel, digital imaging, fabricated dimensional letters and specialized fabricated objects.
The Newport Center Parking structure was completed utilizing extensive use of day and night illuminated copy, red and green switchable modes, and a complete directional wayfinding system.
Vomar Products completed all of the base design and code compliant signage for the 1,070-foot tall Salesforce Tower skyscraper in San Francisco, California. This project also included signage for the Salesforce Transit Center next door, and was a key component of the San Francisco Transbay redevelopment plan. Vomar manufactured and installed over 2,000 signs for this project, including but not limited to: elevator and room identification units, main building entrance dimensional graphics, and a 12' by 6'3" tenant ID monument.
This college campus underwent an extensive exterior signage and identification program, designed by Biesek Design. The program extended to every area of the campus, including campus identity signage, major illuminated directional monuments, trail directional signs, parking designations, campus map orientation monoliths, and building identification. All units were fabricated and installed by Vomar Products.
Vomar Products fabricated and installed a wide-ranging sign system for this university, including a full-scale donor recognition system, elevator signage, and custom exterior digitally printed signs. Designed by Selbert Perkins, the donor recognition system was built to highlight contributions from thousands of donors, and was installed by Vomar Products in the Ronald Tutor Campus Center, a 194,000-square-foot, 6-level facility located at the heart of the campus.
A complete graphic program for this University was fabricated and installed by Vomar Products, consisting of signage for ten 9-story dormitory structures, two precast monument units that were fabricated off-site and placed, and all exterior campus directional units. This included illuminated signing for a large cafeteria, digitally printed wall coverings, and market and parking garage graphics.
Vomar Products was awarded the opportunity to build exterior identification signage, exterior plaque signage, and dimensional letters as a part of extensive renovations undertaken for The Ronald and Maxine Linde Center for Global Environmental Science. These new developments enabled the center to become one of the nation’s most energy-efficient laboratories and the first existing historic building to earn the LEED Platinum rating. The curved monumental identification sign was configured entirely at the Vomar facility, and is made of painted aluminum and precast concrete. The materials are made to withstand harsh weather conditions while maintaining LEED Platinum certification.
Vomar was selected as the prime contractor for the complete graphic program for the West Los Angeles College providing design, fabrication and installation for the college. This program has been completed featuring extensive interior, exterior signing and full color LED dynamic display integrated into the prime monument structure.
design: Terry Grabrosky
Vomar Products has completed extensive manufacturing and installation signage programs for a number of healthcare facilities, including the Children’s Hospital of Orange County, the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, High Desert Hospital, USC Healthcare Center II, Stanford Hospital, Ventura County Medical Center, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, and the VA Hospital in Long Beach, CA.
These photographs are representative of the graphic program completed at CHOC Children’s Hospital of Orange County. The project was very innovative and required extensive coordination between the designer, general contractor and the owner to achieve the desired outcome. Vomar completed fabrication and installation of all of the graphics and signage in this major hospital project.
This complex is located in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands in the south Pacific. Vomar Products participated in the overall design and implementation of the project and the manufacturing, installation and engineering. This was a unique project and required the fabrication of twenty full-size fiberglass dolphins in various positions. All exterior signage was manufactured to withstand 200 mph wind loads.
The graphics and signs for this recreational area were in desperate need of renovation, having been installed many years ago. The program consisted of fabrication of aluminum faces to be applied directly over the existing plywood and metal signs, using the same hardware. New graphics were applied onto the urethane coated aluminum panels, completing the panels. There were many configurations for the existing signs and this method provided minimum disruption of a busy development site.
Designed by Sussman/Prejza, Vomar Products completed an extensive signage program for the Los Angeles Hollywood & Highland retail and entertainment center. Shown on this page are a few of the many unique signage applications used for this project, which included illuminated sandblasted glass identification units, monuments & graphics, and several large 15' by 40' wall murals.
Vomar Products fabricated and installed an extensive graphics program for Edison Field International in Anaheim, California. The Stadium was completely renovated including an overall graphics program designed by D|G Studios. Widespread use of large-format digital imaging for interior and exterior architectural use was applied for arena and stadium graphics, informational kiosk displays, advertising, and wayfinding. Vomar provided a complete product line of architectural signing and graphics with custom fabrication capabilities to integrate digital imaging into the graphic design and architectural environment.
ADA Graphic Processes
The Inlaid Process
The raised letters and braille are inlaid into laser cut openings on a matte finish background with .030” exposed above background (per ADA Standard). Components are inlaid into any color background, bonded to the substrate and cannot be easily removed or vandalized.
The overlay process
The overlay process uses a durable matte finish plastic material, formed under heat and pressure to create raised copy and braille. This integral material overlay provides ADA standards and vandal protection for the raised copy and braille, background colors, and graphic images.
the applied process
ADA compliant raised letters are applied and attached to any plaque surface with our proprietary heat and pressure bonding process, creating an irremovable and vandal resistant product. The braille is inlaid with our standard inlay process and is compliant with ADA standards.
The Transportation Grade Process
We have developed an industrial strength ADA compliant plaque product for use within transportation systems to support the directional, wayfinding and identification of spaces. These plaques have been used in the Los Angeles Metro systems, numerous Bart facilities in Northern California and at the San Francisco Airport and other projects requiring extreme abrasion and vandal resistance.
Vomar Products manufactures a wide range of dimensional letters utilizing fabricated and solid cut-out methods in either illuminated or non-illuminated configurations. We use the complete gamut of materials such as aluminum, stainless steel, bronze, solid acrylic and other materials as appropriate for interior or exterior applications. These products are combined with our architectural graphic projects to achieve a turn-key process integrating the design intent of the designer and proven fabrication methods.
Our powerful digital imaging printing technology has enabled Vomar to produce full color images of any size for interior and exterior applications. We are able to print full color images and white on substrates of aluminum, stainless steel, acrylic and a wide variety of typical digital printing surfaces.
Applications for Digital Imaging:
Interior & exterior
Directories take many forms to communicate information to the user on how to find their destination and other pertinent data. The form of the directory can also establish confidence in the user based on how skillfully it was designed and fabricated, and how it meets the need of disseminating information. The contemporary graphics program contains many elements such as static data that does not change, LED full color animation for changing data, and many types of fabrication materials, to ensure a visually pleasing and durable product.
350 Recessed & Freestanding
The 350 Series illuminated directory utilizes a single aluminum extrusion for the outer perimeter frame and provides a housing for the door frame and all directory components.
375 Thinline Surface & Freestanding
This illuminated directory features an elegant thin profile design which utilizes LED modules as a light source and has a directory depth of 2¼. An aluminum extrusion forms the outer perimeter frame and provides housing for all directory components.
300 & 325 Strip Directories
These non-illuminated multiple module directories combine a series of 7 1⁄2" wide strip columns into a continuous common outer frame.
400 & 425 Wide Strip Directories
This non-illuminated directory features a large 1" wide message strip and design format that accommodates larger letter-styles and sizes for tenant buildings requiring fewer strips.
500C & 525C Changeable Letter
This series features a non-illuminated changeable directory that utilizes grooved boards for display of changing notices or tenants.
500T & 525T Tack Board
This series consists of a non-illuminated tackboard that utilizes natural cork or felt covered boards for display of posters or changing notices.
Vomar Plaques can be fabricated in custom configurations to meet the design intent, or may be a combination of our standard units. Most of the interior ID and directional plaques we manufacture are special and custom units designed by the graphic designer or architect, but are usually a mixture of our processes and a custom design.
ES 100 Series
The ES 100 Series displays a square cornered insert plaque contained within an aluminum frame in 34 standard sizes in either square or rectangular formats. Inserts may be ordered without a frame if desired.
Aluminum Module Series
The AM Series consists of aluminum plaques and windows which slide into extruded aluminum base tracks to provide a versatile sign system. The side rails are set for a standard changeable process or they can be adjusted for vandal resistance with more difficult removal.
The RC Series is a radius corner design group which features an aluminum frame with a 1/2" outer radius and inserts. All plaques are ADA compliant and may be used with all graphic applications with or without frames.
2000 radius series
The 2000 Radius Series has been designed to fulfill the need for an identification system that can be used for multiple functions. This product will retain its visual integrity and function for virtually any application while maintaining flexibility and durability.
The Window Series consists of unframed acrylic window plaques with changeable message strips inserted behind transparent viewing windows. Any number of configurations are available and may be designed to customer specifications.
Our exterior system is divided into two classifications: Illuminated and non-illuminated, with five basic design groups as shown below, along with an extensive array of dimensional graphics. These groups are available in formed and flat panel faces in aluminum, fiberglass and stainless steel. Support structures are available in many shapes and sizes in standard or custom configurations.
The proprietary blend of materials used in our exterior signage is formed under intense heat and pressure and made to withstand the most extreme weather conditions.
Our exterior products utilize a tough fluoride material, specially formulated to be vandal and graffiti resistant in all situations.
Vomar has produced numerous types of donor recognition systems utilizing the most appropriate to the designer and the facility. Shown here are a few examples of multi-plaque configurations, dimensional letters, magnetic stainless steel murals with donor names, recognition panels, video monitors, and a full color LED animated display with 1,000 donor names running within a bridge structure.
These systems strive to provide flexibility for additions and movement of donor requirements. We can produce any design requirement as shown by the creative efforts of the designer and work with you to complete the design intent.
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