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  • Download Eastco's templates

    Please review the specifications for our templates. If you are uncertain as to which templates you should download, feel free to call 1-800-365-8273 or email.

    • Please review the specifications for our templates. If you are uncertain as to which templates you should download, feel free to call 1-800-365-8273 or email.
    • Design your project using only Eastco's templates. While other manufacturers supply similar templates, their specifications do not match ours. These templates are essential for the smooth and efficient processing of your project. There is a $65 charge to convert artwork designed in non-Eastco templates into Eastco templates.
    • Allow for proper bleed (1/8") on all images
    • Keep all type and logos within the 1/8" safety area
  • File Specifications

    All supplied files must meet the following specifications:

    File Format:
    • Images:
      • TIFF, EPS, PSD
    • Layout Programs:
      • Mac:
        Mac Adobe InDesign CS4 (or lower), Quark XPress 8.0 (or lower), Adobe PDF (Press Quality, CMYK, 300dpi fonts embedded), Illustrator CS4 (or lower), Photoshop CS4 (or lower)

      • PC:
        Adobe InDesign CS4 (or lower), Quark XPress 8.0 (or lower), Adobe PDF (Press Quality, CMYK, 300dpi fonts embedded), Illustrator CS4 (or lower), Photoshop CS4 (or lower)

      • NOTE: MICROSOFT WORD IS A DESKTOP PUBLISHING PROGRAM AND IS NOT A LAYOUT PROGRAM! WE WILL EXCEPT MICROSOFT WORD AND MICROSOFT PUBLISHER FILES, HOWEVER THERE MAY BE A CHARGE TO CONVERT THE FILES TO PRESS READY SOFTWARE PROGRAMS. PLEASE SUPPLY US ANY CLIPART OR PHOTOS USED IN YOUR WORD OR PUBLISHER DOCUMENTS IN A SEPARATE FOLDER.

        NOTE: WE ACCEPT PHOTOSHOP FILES (.PSD) FOR YOUR IMAGES, WHEN SENDING US YOUR PHOTOSHOP FILES PLEASE SEND US YOUR FILES WITH UNFLATTENED LAYERS AND ALL TYPE LAYERS RENDERED.
    • Resolution:
      • 300 dpi for color/grayscale
      • CMYK, Grayscale, PMS (No RGB, index color...etc.)
    • Color Mode:
      • TIFF, EPS, PSD
  • Fonts

    • Any and all fonts used in the creation of your artwork must be supplied with your project!
    • All fonts used in the creation of linked EPS files must be included.
    • Postscript fonts will contain files for both a printer and a screen font, while TrueType fonts will only have one file.

      NOTE: IF SUPPLYING US WITH PC FONTS, BE AWARE THAT THEY DO NOT ALWAYS PRINT PROPERLY AND WE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO USE THEM. MANY PC FONTS ARE IN A "TRUE TYPE" FORMAT AND NOT A POSTSCRIPT FORMAT. WE WILL MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO REPLACE YOUR FONT WITH A POSTSCRIPT VERSION. IF THAT IS NOT POSSIBLE WE WILL WORK WITH YOU TO FIND A SUITABLE REPLACEMENT. PLEASE CHOOSE YOUR FONTS ACCORDINGLY.
  • Linked Files

    Any and all files, scans, text ...etc, used in your layout should be supplied to us along with the layout. Please ensure that all linked files are editable.

  • Supplied Media

    Any and all files, scans, text ...etc, used in your layout should be supplied to us along with the layout. Please ensure that all linked files are editable.

    • CD-R
    • DVD-R
    • FTP: Our address is ftp.graphics.eastcomultimedia.com
      (Please call our graphics department at 1-800-365-8273 ext. 503 for the login and password) . To upload to an FTP server you will need to use an FTP program, there are many FTP programs that will work. MAC users can use Fetch and Windows users can use Bullet Proof FTP.
  • Submit ALL Required Paperwork

    When you are ready to send us in your design, please include ALL of the following documents:

    • Download our Checklist to make sure you haven't missed any step that will result in your project being delayed.

      All supplied design job REQUIRE that this checklist be completed and submitted with the project. Include a hard copy printout of all pieces of design (there is a $15 charge if no mock-up is supplied)

    • Print a directory of all the files on the disc, highlighting which files are to be used.

      Include any special instructions along with your project (i.e. additional scans, folding mock-ups, etc.)
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