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Drive Thru Products

Uni-Structures manufactures, delivers, and installs top quality products that complete your drive-thru environment. Combining our innovation and more than 30 years of experience, Uni-Structures has gained industry reputation as the “The Drive-Thru Specialists”.

Drive Thru Elements

For many, the drive-thru is the only face of the business they’ll see. This is why it is important to create a memorable outdoor ordering experience for your customers. The products we design are innovative, customizable, and guaranteed to perform. Our objective is to understand your challenges and provide you with a custom solution to fit your needs. 

Menu Boards 

Illuminated LED Menu Boards

Uni-Structures unique design makes changing an insert quick and easy. Our menu boards are waterproof and available with dayparting. These boards are the ultimate cost-effective solution to your menu needs.
Features Benefits
Free-standing, wall or canopy mount Adapts to available space / cost saving
Proprietary translite hold down system Makes dayparting and menu changes fast and easy
Custom adjustable "h-bar" grid system Accepts multiple translite sizes
Available with side wings and toppers Customize for your brand
All aluminum extrusion construction
Reduces weight, transportation and installation costs
Powder coat finish Vibrant and long lasting
Weather-proof custom made extrusions Long-lasting durability

Digital Menu Boards

Digital Menu Boards

Uni-Structures knows you value flexibility, which is why our line of Digital Menu Boards allows your business to adapt on the fly. We offer a complete family of digital products providing a proven solution for sunlight-readable LCD screens, up to two times brighter than most of our competitors. Our digital units shine bright even in direct sunlight. To suit your needs, we offer a personalized one-on-one experience with a specialized consultant to help identify your specific goals.

Why not choose one of our more popular combinations -- our eye-catching digital promo board combined with our dynamic printed menu board for a perfect complementary pairing?

Features Benefits
Digital sunlight readable LCD screens Easy to read
Up to 5000 NIT brightness Up to 2x brighter than most our competitors
-30 to +130 F temperature tolerance Engineered for use in extreme environmental conditions
Content management and design Gives an array of options to create, edit, and manage
POS capability
Ability to track customer data
Free-standing or attached to our pivoting canopy Adapts to available space / cost saving
Powder coat finish Vibrant and long lasting

Integrated Order Point Menu Board

Order Point Canopy

Pivoting Canopy

All of our pivoting canopies utilize our self-returning design to protect your drive-thru window and the canopy itself from damage by over-height vehicles. Our design allows the canopy to pivot out of the way when hit by a vehicle and return to its original position and continue its protection. The order point canopy protects your customers from inclement weather and provides a further opportunity to communicate your brands’ image. 
Features Benefits
Brand specific color, styles and architectural elements Showcases and promotes brand image
Self-returning Protects investment
Protects from inclement weather Shelters customer
Powder coat finish Vibrant and long lasting
Can incorporate menu/ OCU / speaker system
Compact and cost effective
Available in fabric/ flat aluminum panel/ standing seam aluminum panel Increased business and profits
Available with arched, flat, slanted, pointed, and swoosh top or can be custom designed needs Provides a variety of options

Clearance Bars

Clearance Bars

These unique products utilize the Uni-Structures' self-returning technology to prevent oversize vehicles from entering or becoming trapped in the drive-thru by pivoting when hit. The pivoting action reduces the potential damage to the vehicle and to the clearance bar itself. Using our gravity-fed design, the canopy will automatically return to its original position and continue its protection. 

Headache bars / Banger bars
Features Benefits
Brand specific custom design Promotes brand image
Self-returning Protects investment
Protects other drive-thru elements Eliminates damage to building and drive-thru
Prevents oversize vehicles from entering drive-thru Reminds customers of height limitations
Powder coat finish
Protective and long lasting

Promo/Presale Board

Control your busy drive-thru line by incorporating a digital or LED illuminated presale board, or keep customers informed on your latest promotions with one of our various promo boards. Our digital displays operate in virtually all weather conditions with a temperature range of -30° to 130° and are bright enough to be perfectly visible under the sun. The design stands up to the elements so well that there’s no need for heaters or air conditioning, ensuring your customers can confirm their order and the line keeps moving. 

Speaker Pedestal

Communication is vital to the customer drive-thru experience which makes the speaker pedestal an integral part of the drive-thru system. Uni-Structures has refined the technology to be durable enough for all elements as well as being clear and audible for customers.

Directional Signage

An often overlooked aspect of the drive-thru experience, Uni-Structures’ Directional Signage is the perfect supplement to your business, providing a clear path while reinforcing your brand. Our designs are tailor-made to your specifications and are durable to withstand the elements.

Building elements

Patented Awnings

Our patented Component Awnings are unique because they can be installed easily and shipped economically. Since they are built as a component system, damaged pieces can be replaced, or entire sections can be removed and stored to avoid damage from tornadoes or hurricanes.
Features Benefits
Brand specific custom design Showcases and promotes brand image
Patented component fabrication Reduces cost and manufacturing time
Scalable installation process Lower cost of installation
Easily crated and shipped Lower transportation costs
Removable for severe weather
Protects your investment
Available in fabric or metal designs Customizable for your brand

Multifaceted Canopy

Our canopy system is designed to shield employees and customers from the outdoor elements, creating an inviting drive-thru space that encourages customers to pull in even during inclement weather. The area under the canopy provides space to implement face-to-face order taking. This allows operators to serve multiple customers at once!


We pride ourselves on the development of custom aluminum extrusions. This enables us to create unique, one-piece modular components for our building canopies. Our design incorporates a built-in drainage system to prevent runoff. In addition, they are designed to withstand snow and wind loads in virtually any climate. They are designed for single doors and windows or for an entire building front. They are functional and provide an opportunity to enhance your brand.
Features Benefits
Custom design fit to your brand Promotes brand image
One-piece or modular option Built to suit your building design
Built-in drainage Provides solution to runoff
Withstand snow loads and 140 mph winds Long-lasting durability
Powder coat finish 
Available in array of colors and finishes