PLATFORM REQUIREMENTS

Acceptable files and job requirements:*

  • Adobe InDesign (CC)
  • Adobe Illustrator/Vector files (CC)
  • Press-Quality PDF with a minimum of .125" bleeds (if it includes bleeds).
  • QuarkXPress
  • CMYK, fonts outlined or embedded, 300dpi or higher.
  • PSD, TIF or JPEG are acceptable, but we do not guarantee any text/copy created in these formats will print clearly at print-resolution.

Microsoft Office files (Word, Publisher, Etc.) are not accepted. Please convert to a CMYK, Press-Quality PDF and send the native file along for reference. Contact the prepress department if you need instructions for creating a hi-res PDF.

ARTWORK REQUIREMENTS

  • All fonts must be outlined, embedded or included.
  • All links must be embedded or included.
  • All images must print at 300dpi or higher.
  • CMYK, Spot or Grayscale only - No RGB. All black must overprint (unless otherwise needed or specified) and be 100% K (no 4 color black accepted unless specifically requested and approved).
  • A minimum of .125" bleed must be included on any job that requires a bleed.
  • Booklets must be provided in printer spreads (additional setup fees apply if reader spreads are provided).
  • A reference PDF must be included with all native files.

* Note: additional fees may apply if supplied art must be converted or altered beyond the previously outlined job/quote specifications.

FILE TRANSFER

Files can be sent via our File Upload Form, FTP, Hightail or Dropbox.

After the files are uploaded, a preflight will be performed and you will be contacted if there are any items that need to be changed before proofing or printing.

TEMPLATES & RESOURCES

Standard templates, PDF setting and other resources can be downloaded using the links below.

File Name Description Download
Pocket Folder Template Standard 9 x 12 Pocket Folder
Postcard Mailing Template 4 x 6 Postcard with FPO Indicia Coming soon
PDF Settings PDF Output Settings for Adobe InDesign Coming soon

If you require a template for non-standard folders or postcards, please Contact Us.