Manufacturing Capabilities

Nimlok has a long-standing reputation for building quality exhibit and display systems. Our expert craftsmen benefit from production facilities that offer unmatched construction capabilities:

  • Under-one-roof fabrication, construction & graphics
  • 300,000 sq. ft. centrally-located facility
  • Online video preview capability in 10,000 sq. ft. clear span set-up area

Custom Fabrication

From wood to fabrics, steel to alloys, plastics to glass, building custom and custom modular displays out of all types of materials is something that brings out our best at Nimlok Chicago. This ensures that the translation of our ideas into production remains true to their original specifications. To do so, our expert craftsmen have a shop that includes:

  • Full custom carpentry fabrication capability
  • Custom welding and fabrication of aluminum structural systems
  • Custom construction of fabric structures

World Class Graphics and Printing

At Nimlok Chicago, we unite wonderfully skilled craftspeople with cutting-edge print technologies and techniques to produce the industry’s highest-quality display graphics. We are proud to be a part of a select group of printers throughout the world that can produce consistent, high-quality graphics with accurate color to the G7® Master Print specification. This designation assures that every graphic we print will look exactly as our clients intended and boldly communicate on the trade show floor. Our printing capabilities include:

  • Direct-to-fabric & transfer fabric printers
  • Direct-to-substrate printers for output on multiple extruded, wood & textured surfaces High speed banner printers
  • High resolution ink jet printers

International Capabilities

If your company needs to exhibit at trade shows internationally, it only makes sense to align yourself with an exhibit manufacturer that simplifies that effort and avoids the chaos of multiple vendors. Nimlok Chicago can help you do just that. With presence and partners on the six major continents, we can be your single point of contact for trade shows and marketing worldwide. Our network of over 200 global partners includes manufacturing hubs in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Additionally, we have manufacturing partners in Asia and Australia as well as labor partners, show service providers, freight forwarders, customs brokers all over the globe. Regardless of the time zone, we work around the clock to provide:

  • Exhibit & graphic design
  • Coordination of all show services
  • Management of shipping logistics & customs clearance
  • Exhibit set-up & take-down
  • Post-show storage
  • Creative marketing, including giveaways & literature


Our centrally located facility is temperature controlled and operated by Nimlok’s designated storage specialists.:

  • Two levels of service, Basic and Premium
  • Over 28,000 square feet of storage space
  • Pre-Show Preparation Prior to the event, our team will set up your exhibit for a preview in our facility
  • Post-Show Management
  • Asset Management includes full inventory, inspections, re-packing & logistics coordination

Contact Us

111 rawls road, des plaines, il 60018
(847) 647-7555
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