Closing Date: January 2, 2015
Ad Materials Due: January 16, 2015
Inside Front Cover
- First Right Hand Page – 15% Premium
Inside Back Cover
Full Page (4-color)
Half Page (4-color)
Qtr. Page (4-color)
Ad rates include standard 4-color process. PMS colors are not available.
- Printing Process: Sheetfed offset
- Page Size: 8.5″ x 10.875″
- Single Page Size: 7.5″ x 9.75″ image, 8.625” x 11.125” bleed
- Trim Size: 8.5″ x 10.875″
- Bleed Page Size: 8.625” x 11.125”
- Half Page Size: 8.5″ x 5.25″
- Half Page Image Area: 7.5 x 5.25
- Quarter Page Size: 4.25 x 5.25
- Quarter Page Image Area: 3.5 x 5.25 – image area
- Binding Method: Perfect Bind
- Include all high -resolution images and fonts prior to saving PDF file.
- Images must be SWOP, (CMYK or Grayscale) “Specifications for Sheetfed Offset Publications” TIFF or EPS
between 200 and 400 dpi.
- No RGB or JPEG Images. Do not nest EPS file into other EPS files. Do not embed ICC Profiles within images.
- Right reading, Portrait mode, 100% size, no rotations.
- All required trapping must be included.
- A color proof must be supplied with all digital files. A production charge may apply if a proof is not supplied.
- Proofs must be 100% size.
- Provide registrations and copy marks outside of live area.
- Prefer color Iris or comparable proof, high -end laser proofs accepted but will not be used as a color guide.
- NOTE: color match guaranteed only if proofed to specifications. We cannot be held responsible for color,
positioning, or accuracy of digital file output, if a proof is not provided.
PDF/X1a (Preferred) Print Ready
OTHER ACCEPTED FORMATS:
QuarkXpress (Mac) 4.01/5.0/6.5. Include all screen and printer fonts, images/scans,
logos/artwork. Pagemaker 6.0, 6.5, 7.0, InDesign CS2, PhotoShop 6.0.
Build pages to trim size of publication. Extend bleeds 1/8″ beyond trim. Convert all RGB
color to CMYK. Total ink coverage should not exceed SWOP density of 300%. If trapping is applied, we
recommend a default of at least .25pt. Identify spot/custom colors as “SPOT” or “PROCESS”.
Include all fonts
CD-ROM, Zip 100/250 MB (Mac o r PC)
Send ad on CD, DVD, or by email to:
300 Penn Center Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
412-825-3220 x 203
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