We specialize in Wholesale Channel Letters.  In today's crowded cities and towns, having one's business name illuminated on the building itself is no longer a luxury to supplement a street-side sign, it is practically a necessity to be noticed.

And with a wide variety of lettering types, styles, and illumination options, it's easy for businesses to select a cost-efficient option to add to their visibility.

UL LogoWhatever style fits your needs, our experience works toward achieving your customer's satisfaction, and our knowledgeable account representatives are always on hand to assist you in making informed decisions about lighting, color, construction, design, and selections to fit your budget. Our illuminated wholesale channel letters are U.L. listed and labeled. 

Types of Channel Letters we make:

  • Advantage Channel Letters 
  • Reverse (Halo) lit
  • Front-lit
  • Combination Reverse & Front-lit
  • Logo Cans with trim-cap or retainer
  • Flat Aluminum Cut Out Letters – (size minimum 4“)
Letter sizes from eight inches to twelve feet

Wide selection of acrylic face and plastic trim-cap colors

Unusual letter styles to custom logos and lettering for curved or unique architectural requirements, our manufacturing experts can handle it with ease.

Combined with 24 hour turn-around time on standard quotes, aggressive ship dates, nationwide freight options and volume cost efficiencies, we are dedicated to becoming your channel letter supplier of choice. You can count on us!

Front Lit Channel Letter Component Specifications
  • U.L. Listed
  • Acrylic faces
  • 5" or 3” aluminum returns
  • 1" Trim Cap or Aluminum Retainer
  • Riveted aluminum composite backs
  • LED Illuminated (U.L. Listed)
Advantage Channel Letters

Size: Minimum 8" | Maximum 46'

Faces: .177 Black Acrylic (Standard Vinyl Colors Available)

Depths: 1" or 2" 

Backs: .150" | .177" Clear Polycarbonate 

Lighting: Halo/Reverse Lit | Principal LED's 

Mounting: 1.5" Stand Offs with Threaded Studs 



Reverse (Halo) Lit Channel Letter Component Specifications
  • 1½” or 3" deep .050 aluminum returns
  • .125” aluminum faces
  • .118” Clear Lexan® backs
  • LED illuminated (U.L. Listed)
  • Stud mounts with 1.5"spacers
Channel Letter Mounting Options

Raceway: for ease of installation and servicing

Individual: internal or remote power supplies

Mounted to a sign cabinet face: for unique designs


Tri-wall boxes for individual letter sets

Wooden crating for raceway mounted letters

Wiring diagrams and mounting patterns included with the shipment

Crated Signs


Shrink Wrapping
Shrink wrapping is available to protect cabinets and faces from the dirt, grit, grime, and weather factors often associated with over the road trucking. With shrink wrapping, your sign will arrive to your plant or the job site looking show-room new.

ESCO has been shipping nationwide for over five decades. As a result, we have established solid working relationships with both common and long-haul freight carriers. With our shipping volume and long-term relationships with both national and regional freight companies, we can confidently select or suggest the best transportation option for our customers.

We select our freight carriers based on their cost, transit times, and damage history. At ESCO, we know how to crate and package our products to substantially reduce the risk of freight damage. In "rush" order situations, we will arrange for expedited shipping terms which guarantees the arrival by a specified date.

Your Account Representative can recommend a reliable carrier to your area of the country.

Cost Saving Tips

Available Prepainted Return Paint Colors from ESCO
ESCO carries the following colors for 5" wide, pre-painted, aluminum return material from the chart below. Additional colors would require custom painting. 

Return Paint Color Swatches


Available Trim-Cap Colors from ESCO
ESCO carries the following colors. Additional colors will require custom painting. 

Trim-Cap color swatches

Our company has used ESCO Manufacturing for many years for our wholesale electric sign needs. They have manufactured many different types of signs for us over the years. We have had the same sales rep for many years. That says a lot in itself about the company. They have never let us down and always delivered a quality product in a timely manner. They are very competitive and always have great ideas to help us with design and installation. I highly recommend them, they won't let you down
Justin Helmke
JH Signs
Our account rep has been with us from the start of All State Signs. Throughout the years we have come to rely on ESCO's extensive product knowledge and fast turn arounds to fill our customer needs. ESCO has always been a reliable source for our company, and as we grow, we will continue to rely on their terrific customer service and quality products.
Beau & Raean Bilbrey
All State Signs Great Falls, MT
ESCO Manufacturing has been our channel letter fabricator for over 12 years. They are an exemplary company that manufactures high quality products and we have been completely satisfied with their customer service. Their staff is knowledgeable and able to handle any request. We are happy to recommend their services.
Jerry & Marlene Sandmann
Sandmann Signs & Electric Inc.
I have used ESCO Manufacturing for the better part of 20 years as an outlet for sign projects when we are overloaded and have seen nothing but the best of Quality, no shortcuts on the manufacturing process and as always very easy to work with sign professionals.
Kirk Ronning
Indigo Signworks
We have worked with ESCO Manufacturing with many of our projects and have had great results. Our account rep has been great to work with providing ideas and giving us a great product. It's been a pleasure to work with ESCO and I highly recommend!
Christian Guenther
AP Design
My companies have worked with ESCO for many years. We have collaborated on many projects, receiving professional knowledge and products in a timely manner. From answering an install question while on the job site to planning and discussing initial project concept sketches, ESCO has always been able to offer me the know-how to offer my customers a professional experience! Thank you ESCO!
Cathy Krommenhoek
Total Motors
From the sales to fabrication, to shipping, and accounting departments, the entire process has been seamless. At any given time we can see exactly where our job is in the process. Over the years, your team has displayed nothing but professionalism. Thank you, ESCO, for being a vendor we can count on consistently. We look forward to our relationship continuing!  
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