THE MATERIAL OF CHOICE
FOR ZOO ENVIRONMENTS
DURABILITY GUARANTEE – TOUGH IN ALL CLIMATES – WATER AND WEATHER RESISTANT
DURABLE & ECO FRIENDLY
ALTO™ is a uniquely durable, eco-responsible and vibrant aluminum surface material used for custom SIGNS, PANELS and MURALS.
Its unique ability to withstand hot and cold weather environments, humidity, marine atmospheres, extreme sun exposure and heavy traffic has made ALTO™ a trusted brand for zoos and aquariums across North America.
It can be found at the San Diego Zoo, Bronx Zoo, the Santa Barbara Zoo, the New York Aquarium, the Houston Zoo and many others.
Zoo signage does a lot more than point the way to the lions or the gift shop...
We've perfected a material that responds to the needs of guests, the zoo and the environment.
FOR THE ZOO
ALTO™ is easy to install and easy to update for new exhibitions, zoo information
or activities. It’s also low maintenance and does not require harsh chemicals for cleaning, which makes it safe for animals, guests and staff.
FOR YOUR GUESTS
Hands-on treatment is expected, so ALTO™ won’t fade or rub off. Sticky hands, a resting place for a diaper bag, something to lean on, ALTO™ can take it. Panels stay colorful and clear for years, ensuring guests get the full experience.
FOR THE EARTH
Put up signs that honor the conservation message.
Recycling aluminum saves 90% of the energy required to produce new metal. Our powder-coats and sublimation dyes are non-toxic and there are no chemical coatings.
From savannah to boreal forest, custom exhibit graphics take guests on an immersive journey through nature.
• INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR MURALS
• PHOTO BACKDROP MURALS
• EXHIBIT ENHANCEMENT
• DONOR PANELS
Reveal the secrets of the wild and the importance of conservation with full-color, graffiti-proof and easy-clean panels.
• INFORMATION PANELS
• ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION
• SPECIAL EXHIBITS
• CONSERVATION MESSAGES
A fun and educational zoo experience starts when curiosity is sparked by interactive elements.
• FUN FACTS AND FIGURES
• Q&A PANELS
• DYNAMIC PANELS
• CUSTOM SHAPES
Don’t let guests get lost on safari.
Fade-free wayfinding signs ensure guests don’t miss a single animal.
“The graphics we created for a new habitat at the Zoo were unlike any we’d done before and were intended to enhance the architect’s design. The perforated panels needed to be beautiful and strong, and ALTO™ delivered perfectly. The graphics are stunning and add an important visual element to the space.”
Creative/Brand Manager, Santa Barbara Zoo.