LAYOUT Please provide a detailed layout
indicating imprint location, orientation, typestyle. If size/position
are not indicated, we will use our discretion.
Camera Ready Art
We require a high quality black and white
original, printed at a minimum of 600 dpi, must be 80% of the actual imprint
size. Art must have crisp, sharp edges and needs no further touch up. We
cannot use pre-screened / pre-tinted artwork or halftones. Some thin lines,
small copy and reverses may not reproduce as submitted and may need to be
altered to imprint clearly.
E-mail Requirements Digital Art
Must meet all the requirements for digital artwork files.
File sizes over 10MB must be compressed using WinZip.
Must include distributor company name, phone number and
purchase order number.
Must include product number, product color and imprint color.
Multicolor Imprints All multi-color
imprints to be provided as a .pdf. Industry standard is 1/16" movement in
4-Color Process We can print 4-color
process on some of our products. Color separation charges, minimum quantities
and running charges are listed by item. Silkscreens printed at 75 lpi, Pad
Prints at 110 lpi. Supply art digitally at 600 dpi in .tiff or .eps format.
PMS color match cannot be guaranteed on process printing. Image colors will
vary slightly during production runs and on repeat orders.
Artwork Charges Factory reserves the right
to determine acceptable art which may vary according to product. Artwork
submitted in vector format is recommended. Distributor will be notified if art
is unacceptable. Art Dept. time for Artwork Recreation, Excessive Type
Setting, Color Separations and Color Trapping is billed at $50z / hour.
Changes to paper proofs $20v.
Half-tones - are printed at 55 lpi.
Halftone range is from 30% to 55%. Gradients are available as a one
color fade and must be 30% to 55% range. At this linescreen dots are
visible and may appear coarse or grainy. Line screens may vary per
production requirements. Halftones must be sent as digital files created
at 600dpi or in vector format. Placed images are not acceptable. Not available
on all items.
Artwork Transfers - artwork cannot be
transferred from one distributor to another without written permission from
the original distributor.
Artwork Returns - Artwork will not be
returned unless requested in writing and invoice is paid. Distributor is
responsible for shipping cost.
Use of Logos - The Purchaser must indemnify
of any liability arising out of or relating to any actual or alleged
infringement of trademark, copyright, service mark etc.
Digital Artwork Files Acceptable Programs &
ILLUSTRATOR: "Create outlines" on
all fonts. All placed images must be included in b&w and created at a
minimum of 600dpi. Placed images in color are unacceptable. .Ai and .eps are
acceptable file formats.
PHOTOSHOP: B&W raster art must be created at a minimum of 600dpi.
Scanned halftones are unacceptable. Multicolor raster art is not recommended
but will only be accepted if sent color separated and created at a minimum of
600dpi. .Tiff and .eps are acceptable file formats.
FREEHAND: All fonts must "convert to paths". All placed
images must be included in b&w and created at a minimum of 600dpi. Placed
images in color are unacceptable. .Eps is the acceptable file format.
COREL DRAW: Change all fonts to curves. All placed images must be
included in b&w and created at a minimum of 600dpi. Placed images in color
are unacceptable. .Ai is the acceptable file format.
type must be converted to outline or curves prior to crating pdf file. All
placed images must be included. Save file in pdf format version 8.0 or lower.
We do not accept page layout programs such as MS
Word or Pagemaker. File formats such as .doc, .pub, .vcf, .exe and .dat are
Files will be
accepted via e-mail or on CD or DVD
for one color imprints will be done in black/white. Colors are subjective and
are not represented on monitors/printers as they will appear on printed goods.
Monitors/printer colors do not accurately represent the ink color printed as
actually printed on finished products. AD-BIB will not be held responsible for
any color matching. Closest match ink color $55(v).