Print Specifications

MEDIA TYPES & SENDING FILES:
Files can be submitted on various types of digital media, including CD-R, DVD-R, USB flash drive, SD / microSD card, etc.
Files can also be e-mailed. E-mailed files should be no larger than 10 MB; larger files can be placed on our FTP site:

  • Server Address: ftp://ftp.fortnassaugraphics.com
  • User Name: anonymous
  • Password: (No password)

PLATFORMS:
Mac or PC

PAGE MAKEUP & ILLUSTRATION PROGRAMS:

  • QuarkXpress 8
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Acrobat PDF (High resolution only)
  • MS Excel (1 color only)
  • MS Word
  • MS Publisher

ALL DOCUMENTS SHOULD INCLUDE A MINIMUM OF 1/8″ BLEED
RULES (LINES) SHOULD BE NOT LESS THAN 0.3 PT

PDFs:

  • Must be Press Ready (images 300 dpi & lineart 800 or higher)
  • All fonts should be embedded or converted to outline type

4 COLOR (ENRICHED) BLACKS:

  • Any black areas larger than .5″ X .5″ should be made 4 color (40% cyan, 30% magenta, 30% yellow, 100% black)

FONTS:

  • Please submit ALL fonts (both screen and printer fonts) used in the document

GRAPHICS/ARTWORK:

  • Any art placed on a document should be saved in a high resolution format
  • Please avoid JPEG, PICT, CT, etc.
  • When saving in EPS format please avoid saving with JPEG encoding
  • Black & White art should be saved as Grayscale and line art should be saved as BITMAPPED

ALL SUPPORTING ART SHOULD BE INCLUDED:

  • Even art placed inside another program such as Adobe Illustrator
  • Photos should be 300 DPI (Please note: scaling up photos lowers resolution)
  • Line art/vector images should be at least 800 DPI

VARNISHES OR AQUEOUS COATING:
Please specify spot or overall

Thank you for your cooperation, any questions please contact Rich or Jason in Prepress.
Phone: 856-853-2800 ext. 314 (Rich) or ext. 313 (Craig)
Email: rheil@fortnassaugraphics.com or cburlew@fortnassaugraphics.com