Please call us if you have any questions about artwork specs and guidelines for submissions. Thank you. Any questions associated with artwork or electronic artwork call Labels USA ask for Joe or email
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Free Artwork Services: Accepting
your artwork on disk, email,
CD ROM or DVD: minor touchup to your
Art work should be saved in the original format of any of the above software. Include the fonts used. If using other PC software, it should be exported in a Adobe Illustrator 4.0 to 10.0 file extensions .ai with converted text to curves, outline or paths. If artwork includes bitmaps files or scanned images, save them separately and send a laser printout to show correct positioning and placement. Please do not send original art files, only copies.
Save on these sources for digital file transfers:
CD or DVD
Compress all files before emailing if possible. Call or fax and
let us know to expect your artwork files.
Use the Pantone Matching System numbers (PMS#) for spot colors.
Before you send disk or email files, make sure that all separations match with what is intended.
Screens may range from 95 percent to a minimum of 5 percent. Any values below 3 percent may not print satisfactorily.
Scan resolution should be 150 or higher for best results. Exclude all placed graphics and photos, and send separately on your disk or your email.
Black or darker colors should be set to overprint. All traps should be set a minimum of .5pt. Lighter colors should spread into darker colors.
Minimum 4.5pt on standard and 7pt on reverses. San serif fonts recommend on these small fonts.
.5pt minimum setting. .75 pt recommend when printing reverses . Maintain 1/16 inch margin from die line for all art, unless it is an intentional bleed.
Should not be reduced below 80% for best scanability. Below 80% not guaranteed.
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