Macintosh files are always preferred.
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about submitting your artwork or files.
CD, DVD, Flash Drive, FTP or email
File Types Accepted:
Adobe Creative Suite 6: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Layered/Workable PDF,
Freehand, Quark (w/ flattened PDF/JPG for hardcopy only)
Supply All Native Files:
Supply all working Files, Links and Fonts with your submission. If in doubt, more is always better! Links must be supplied for ALL FLEXO jobs. Always include the DIE LINE on a separate layer. Scanned line art should be a minimum of 1200 dpi at print size.
We have the complete Adobe Library along with hundreds of others font options. However, there are many different versions of fonts, so please supply all fonts used. Even outlined art will need the occasional typesetting.
All files should be LAYERED, and converted to CMYK unless they are designed in grayscale, monotone or duotone. Resolution for images at print size should be: minimum of 300 dpi for 4-color process and grayscale, 1200 dpi for bitmap images.
All PDF files should have fonts embedded, supplied or converted to outlines. Images should be a minimum of 300 dpi, and supplied separately whenever possible. PDFs (maintaining transparency) exported from Illustrator and InDesign are preferred.
Minimum line thickness: positive .25 pt (.0035") -OR- reverse .5 pt (.007")
Minimum type size: 3 point sans serif type for positive copy
5 point sans serif type for reverse copy
Minimum Bleed: .0625"
Minimum Die Clearance: .0625"
We will set all traps.
Conversion, rebuilding, typesetting, etc may require additional time and charges.
***Send all Original Art files and always include a PDF or JPG for verification of copy and design***
E-Mail: This is for art files, not for quotes.
Subject: Customer Name, File Name.
CC: Sales Rep Name, Estimate #
Please be sure to fax your Sales Rep a hardcopy of the file and also note the file was sent via e-mail.
FTP: This is for art files, not for quotes.
FTP Address: Please click here to go to our WebFTP to upload your file.