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Printing Guidelines

Exact Artwork Specifications

Software Compatibility:

THE PREFERRED FILE FORMAT IS AN ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR .AI FILE. We do however accept other file formats such as .eps, .tiff, .jpg, etc. If any questions should arise about file type/format and our compatibility, please do not hesitate to give our graphics department a call.

PLEASE BE SURE TO CONVERT ALL TEXT INTO OUTLINES BEFORE SENDING YOUR FILES AND EMBED ALL GRAPHICS USED WITHIN THE LAYOUT. 

TYPE SPECS

4.5 pt. minimum. Avoid fine (8 pt or less) reversed type. Avoid process builds on type smaller than 12 pt.

IMAGE AREA

Maintain 1/16" live area margin from die line for all art, unless it is an intentional bleed.

COLOR SPECIFICATIONS

Specify required PMS SOLID COATED numbers on spot color artwork.

SCREENS/TINTS/GRADIENTS

Screens may range from 100% to a MINIMUM of 2%. Any values that run below 2% may not reproduce correctly and will deteriorate the quality of your print job.

LINES/RULES

Minimum setting .5 pt. When printing negative (reverse) lines/rules 1 pt is the minimum recommended.

BLEED

Standard 1/8" beyond the die line or crop marks.

NUTRITION FACTS

Please contact the Food and Drug Administration for necessary requirements for your particular application.

BARCODES/UPCs

Bar width reduction should be at .002" when created at 80%, and .003" when created at 100%. We do not guarantee scanability of barcodes smaller than 80% scale.

DIES

Be sure to contact one of our customer service representatives for a listing of the available die shapes and sizes which are stocked in-house. NOTE: Custom shapes and sizes can also be created for you. Prices vary.

QUESTIONS/ADDITIONAL INFO

We are here to help. Please feel free to contact us with any questions. To complete your job cost effectively, quickly and with the highest degree of quality; please follow the above specifications.

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We offer labels on a variety of materials both standard and specialty. You can view all of your options within our Materials page.
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15841 N. 76th St.
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