Technical requirements of provided layouts

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Specifications for submitting original layouts
  1. Please submit only vector-format files. If using bitmap images, they should be linked in the vector-format file. In case of embedded bitmap, the company takes no responsibility for any defects in the final product.
  2. Accepted formats (in order of preference): Adobe Illustrator, Esko Normalized PDF, Corel Draw.
  3. In case if the files are provided in formats other than listed above, of if the drawings were incorrectly exported to the above-mentioned formats, the company takes no responsibility for any defects of final product.
  4. Please provide two copies of work files – one with embedded fonts and one with fonts converted into curves. All required .ttf and .pfm font files must be included.
  5. Bitmap images should be in TIFF or PSD formats. Bitmap image resolution should be at least 250 ppi for gray-scale images and at least 600 ppi for monochrome images. Actual size of the image (in mm) should correspond to its size in vector file.
  6. In case the original contains collage elements (such as an object and its shadow), please include PSD file with unglued layers.
  7. If you’re submitting CMYK files, they must be submitted with embedded color profile.
  8. Use of bitmap images in .jpeg format is possible, but not recommended, since this can cause degradation of image quality (compression artefacts).
  9. Please, include one of the following with the files:
    1. Color printout of the original layout, with notes on inks to be used or a color sample (e.g. a printed label).
    2. JPEG or PDF file with original layout and notes on inks to be used.
  10. Graphical elements in the layout file must meet the following requirements:
    1. the thickness of straight monochromatic lines and elements should be at least 0.05 mm, inversion lines and elements – at least 0.1 mm;
    2. Functional design elements and text should be placed at least 0.7 mm away from the label edge.
    3. Die-cutting bleed – 1 mm.
    4. Minimum reproducible bitmap – 1%, maximum – 98%.
    5. Color gradients can’t use bitmap under 1%.
  11. If you’re using bar-codes, please see the following link:
  12. Please provide contact information of the designer and/or person responsible for original layout.
  13. In case if provided original layout needs follow-up revision to meet these requirements, we reserve the right in increase layout preparation time.

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