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JPCL and PaintSquare Media Kit

(PDF downloads: 2016 Media Kit )

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Material Specifications and Requirements

JPCL Print - Display Ads
PaintSquare Digital - E-Blasts | Web Ads | Webinars | White Papers | Video

Display Ad Specs

Full Page
TrimSize: 8 1/8" x 10 7/8"
Bleed Size: 8 3/8" x 11 1/8"
Live area: 7" x 10"
2/3 Page
Size: 4 5/8" x 10"
Bleed Size: 5 3/8" x 11 1/8"
1/2 Page Island
Size: 4 5/8" x 7 1/2"
Bleed Size: 5 3/8" x 8 1/8"
1/2 Page Horizontal or Vertical
Horizontal Size: 7"(w) x 4 7/8"(h)
Horizontal Bleed Size: 8 3/8" x 5 5/8"
Vertical Size: 3 3/8"(w) x 10"(h)
1/3 Page Horizontal, Vertical or Square
Horizontal Size: 7"(w) x 3 1/4"(h)
Vertical Size: 2 1/4"(w) x 10"(h)
Square Size: 4 5/8"(w) x 4 7/8"(h)


Submission of Print Advertising Materials

All rates quoted on the basis of electronic files delivered to the Publisher in accordance with the specifications below; production costs required to meet specifications will be billed to the advertiser. Fees for collection of delinquent accounts will be the responsibility of the client.

File Format (Mac): Preferred formats are PDF, EPS, and TIFF. The following sources are accepted along with supporting fonts and images: Adobe InDesign, Quark XPress, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Photoshop. We do not accept native files created with PageMaker, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft PowerPoint or word processing programs such as Microsoft Word.

TIFF and EPS Minimum Resolution Specifications:

  • Line art (bitmap) images at 1000 dpi
  • Grayscale and color images at 300 dpi
  • Combination grayscale and color images at 500 dpi
  • All color images and files are to be supplied in CMYK.

PMS colors will be converted to process unless advertiser specifies otherwise. PMS rates quoted upon request.

Media: Email attachments of less than 5 MB are acceptable if the file is stuffed/zipped for file integrity. For larger files, a Sharefile secure transfer link is available on request.

Spreads: Page width should allow 1/8" (3 mm) on either side of the gutter for binding.

Ad Production/Creation: Available at additional cost. Call for quotes.

Printing Specifications:

  • Direct to plate, web press, perfect binding
  • 8 1/8" x 10 7/8" trim size
  • 133 line screen (150 line maximum acceptable)

Deadline for Artwork: The fifteenth of the month preceding the month of issue. Materials received after the deadline may be subject to a late fee.

Ad Production/Creation: Available at additional cost. Call your sales representative for quotes.

Send Ad Materials to: Larinda Branch, Ad Trafficking Manager, 1-800-837-8303 x100

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