Production Schedule for memorial plaques
Using our standard production schedule memorial plaques ship in about 3 weeks (except custom sculpted bas relief's - such as a persons face). Some plaques on our standard schedule go out sooner, some later, you should use our expedited production service if you MUST have your order shipped in less time.
If needed, we can ship memorial plaques - including those with a custom bas relief, in a little as one week.
To really save time, use our memorial plaques on-line design wizard where you can design your own memorial plaques, see changes in real time and order on line. You can have your memorial plaques designed, view the proof and purchase the plaque all inside of 15 minutes.
If you prefer to have us do the design, fill out our quotation request and in most cases you
will have a proof in hours (during normal working hours). If changes are needed, just call and we can make them in real time while you watch on your computer screen.
Comparison of Production Times for memorial plaques
Our Wizard, creates your design in real time and when placing your order on line, your plaque ships in as little as 5 days (see Rush Service below) depending upon options selected. Most memorial plaques scheduled for 4 weeks ship in 2 weeks but this is NOT guaranteed.
Our designers take longer than the wizard but most designs can be accomplished within hours.
The competition seems to advertise it takes 24 hours for a design and 24 hours to get a change to the design.
RUSH SERVICE (*)
1 week rush - 100% premium (**)
2 week rush -  50% premium (**)
3 week rush -  25% premium (**)
(*) Rush service is offered on a limited selection of plaques: colors, textures, finishes and borders.
(**) Minumums apply and expedited shipping such as Next Day Air (if requested) is additional.
STANDARD DEDICATION BOARD
(Foam core & Film)
If schedule dictates and our premium production service is unavailable, consider a dedication board.
This is a full size replica of your memorial plaques created by mounting a film negative on a bronze colored 1/4" foam core board. This will get you through your dedication in a cost effective manner but it is NOT meant to be permanently displayed as heat, light and humidity will affect the product over time.(The walnut background is for display only)
BAS RELIEFS OF A PERSONS FACE - Custom sculpted bas relief's can be done in as little as one week using our rush service. Without the rush service, we recommend allowing 8 to 12 weeks. You will get the image of the clay model in 4 weeks and, if approved immediately, you may get the completed plaque in another 2 to 3 weeks. If you allow 12 weeks, you have time to request changes to the bas - which typically take another 2 to 3 weeks.
We strongly urge you NOT to schedule any ceremony involving a memorial plaques until you actually have the plaque in your hand. Production times vary depending upon when in the overall production actually 'hits the foundry floor'. Delays can (and do) occur that are out of our control including; flawed castings that must be redone, shipping damage, lost or delayed shipments, etc. Orders can not be canceled and refunds will not be offered
for plaques whose delivery has been delayed.