Inkjet-compatible specialty media: fabric, fine-art, dye-sub transfer paper, magnetic, and more.
Print jobs don’t always need vinyl, film, coated paper, or typical rigid media. If the job-or the customer-calls for a specialty media, you’ll find it here. In this source list, you can reference companies that offer printable fabrics, fine-art canvas and media, direct-print magnetic media, dye-sub transfer papers, and other specialty media such as wall coverings, all designed for wide-format inkjet output.
Companies are listed alphabetically, and for quick reference, we’ve added the following graphic icons adjacent to each company name to indicate the type of media it supplies:
* = Dye-sub transfer papers
◊ = Fabrics
♣ = Fine-art media (includes photo papers and canvas)
♥ = Magnetic media
♦ = Other specialty media
We have only listed primary producers, manufacturers, and converters of media for the wide-format graphics market, as well as companies that have their own branded media. Note that we have not listed distributors/dealers who are simply selling another company’s branded media.
Adams Magnetic ♥
JetSteel and PaperSteel inkjet-receptive magnetic media.
ProJet and ProJet Elite fine-art velvet, rag, satin, photo, and fine-art media.
Advantage Distribution ♣
Advantage Inkjet photo papers and canvas.
Advantage Sign Supply ♣
Optima Opti-Jet canvas and photo papers.
AgfaJet photograde paper and canvas.
American Imaging ♣
Symphonic watercolor paper and canvas.
American Permalight ♦
PermaLight Photoluminescent media.
Arches Infinity ♣
Arches Infinity textured and smooth fine-art and photo paper.
Offers large-format photo papers.
Arnold Magnetic Technologies ♥
Ultra-mag is inkjet compatible.
A division of Sawgrass Technologies, it features True Pix dye-sub transfer papers.
Aurora Specialty Textiles Group ◊ ♣
VC and LAC canvas and digitally printable fabrics; also dye-sublimation fabrics.
Avery Graphics ◊
Features Digital Fabric Media (DFM) line.
AW Specialty Papers * ◊
Subli-Trans and Ink Jet transfer papers; also printable fabrics.
Bainbridge International ◊
Baintex fabrics for direct-print and PFP sublimation print fabrics.
BBA Fiberweb ◊
Resolution nonwoven fabric has a texture similar to canvas.