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Smithton, Illinois

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Advanced Engraving & Vinyl is a custom printing and design company located in Smithton, Illinois.  We proudly serve our local community and surrounding towns in Southern Illinois and the St. Louis metro area. 

‘Catch More Eyes When You Advertise’

At Advanced Engraving & Vinyl we work hard to make sure your business commands attention with attractive, eye-catching signage and promotional printing solutions.

We offer a variety of options for office and vehicle advertising, as well as many other printing services for promotional products and event marketing.



Why Choose Us

State-of-the-Art Technology

Innovative software and machinery give us the competitive edge.  Our products look great because we have invested in today’s modern resources. 

Careful Attention to Details
Every project is thoroughly inspected before delivery to ensure that everything is exactly as you request.  We never settle for less than the best!

Completely Customized Design Solutions
The possibilities are endless at Advanced.  If you can dream it, we can do it.  Our expert design team can help create any graphic or font to fit your vision.

Personalized Customer Care
Dottie personally handles all customer service issues.  She is your single point-of-contact and will always know each and every detail of your project.

Quick Turnaround Times
Need your project done in a hurry?  Advanced Engraving & Vinyl always makes your project a priority and has the capabilities to complete rush jobs when necessary.

Fair & Affordable Pricing
Whether you’re in the market for a single vehicle decal or a large order of corporate gifts, we have options for any budget. 

Local Deliveries
Save on shipping by buying local!  In most cases we can hand deliver your project so that you don’t have to pay extra for shipping costs.

Durable & Attractive Products
All Advanced Engraving & Vinyl products are made to last.  We use quality materials and take artistic pride in all our work.

About Us

DottieOwner and operator, Dottie Woods, founded Advanced Engraving & Vinyl in 2007.  With more than 13 years of hands-on industry experience and an unwavering commitment to outstanding customer care, Dottie has established unparalleled credibility with her clients.  The unique design capabilities and quality product options at Advanced Engraving & Vinyl make the company second-to-none. 

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Some of our most popular products and services include:

Durable Outdoor Signs   available for stationary or portable purposes
Magnetic Signs   perfect for temporary advertising on vehicles or other metal surfaces
Vinyl Vehicle Signs   custom lettering and graphics for cars, boats, trailers, and more
Yard Signs   popular for real estate, political, and event advertising


Banners   fully customizable lettering and graphic options for any purpose or occasion
Plaques & Award   beautifully engraved for a classic, sophisticated look
Name Tags   full color screen printed or engraved
Personalized Gifts   many printed or engraved options for weddings, memorials, holiday, or corporate gifts
Engraved Office Signs   desk name plates, door signs, directional signs, and more


Perforated Vinyl Window Graphics   innovative, colorful, and great for storefronts and rear vehicle windows
Promotional & Marketing Items   from pens to company calendars, we can customize a product that fits your needs
Custom Business Printing   business cards, rubber stamps & accessories, labels, stickers, stationery, letterhead, envelopes and more!  CLICK HERE to shop our online catalogue.
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