Preferred file types: Adobe Illustrator or Editable PDF
Fonts: All fonts should be outlined within the file.
Supplemental Support Files: All scans, tiffs, eps, or other support files should be sent with art files. High resolution image files should be 300 pixels per inch at 100% size in CMYK mode; 1200 ppi for bitmap images. Be sure to include support or linked files.
Colors: Please specify each color when submitting artwork. White is a spot color, unless the film or laminate being printed is white. Screens should be separated from solids for colors with significant solid coverage. Vignette percentages should range from 3% to 97%. Maximum number of colors will be determined on a case-by-case basis and will require discussion with your sales rep and our pre-press team.
Dimensions: Please specify the size (i.e. dieline, cropmarks, document setup…) Package size may need to be modified slightly to match press requirements. Die line drawings and dimensions should be placed on a separate layer.
Supplemental images: Process printing jobs need all linked images and logos to be included in the final artwork package.
Positive keylines should be a minimum of .576 pt (.008”, .2032 mm). Note that lines will become at least .002” (.0508 mm) heavier when printed with the flexographic process.
Reverse keylines should be a minimum of 1.08 pt (.015”, .381 mm). Note that reverse lines will become at least .002” (.0508 mm) thinner when printed with the flexographic process.
Positive type: Minimum size is 6 pt. for San Serif and Serif. Serifs or strokes of characters should not be below .005” (.127 mm) at the narrowest part of the character. Multiple colors in positive type should not be used.
Reverse type: Minimum size is 8 pt. bold for Serif or 6 pt. bold for San Serif. Serifs or strokes of characters should not be below .010” (.254 mm) at the narrowest part of the character.