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Labels and printing machinery

Artwork Specifications

File Setup Instructions

Please follow the instructions below to learn the preferred way to set-up your label artwork files for printing.

Save colours as CMYK

We prefer working with files that are setup in CMYK, but we can work with RGB formats as well. Pantone colours cannot be accurately matched using CMYK, but every effort will be made to closely match any specified pantone colour that you may require.

File size and Resolution

Files may be set at 100%, 50% or 25% size, you should indicate at what proportion your artwork is set when you send it. Therefore, the minimum resolution at any scale needs to be at least 300 dpi.

File Preparation & Supported File and Software Formats

We can work with virtually any file format and software program, but we do prefer working with vector-based files if possible. For a full list of files and software we support, please see supported file formats below. If you don't see a program or file format listed, we will most likely still be able to work with it. Just contact us if you are unsure, and we will get right back to you.

Quark Xpress 6.5 – .qxd
Adobe Acrobat – .pdf
Adobe Photoshop CS3 – .jpeg, .tiff
Adobe Illustrator CS3 – .eps, .ai
Adobe InDesign CS3 – .idd
Microsoft Word – .doc
Microsoft PowerPoint – .ppt
Microsoft Excel – .xls

Fonts

Please convert fonts to paths whenever possible. Otherwise, please include all printer and screen fonts. In the case of TIFF or JPEG files fonts will not be required.

Sending Your Files

E-mail to (under 20mbs) or alternatively post your artwork on a disc to:

Unit 8 Felthambrook Way
Felthambrook Industrial Estate
Feltham, Middlesex
TW13 7DU

Telephone: 020 8751 1259

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