Artwork Specifications


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The following are art specifications for FLEXOGRAPHIC printing required by Great American Packaging:


All artwork must be created in any of the following applications:

Adobe Illustrator CS6
We accept files that are created in previous versions of Illustrator like CS5, CS4, CS3, CS2, CS

Photoshop CS6
We accept files that are created in previous versions of Photoshop like CS5, CS4, CS3, CS2, CS
Artwork created in other software must be exported into a format that is compatible with Adobe

1. Illustrator (.ai)
2. All illustrations created in Freehand must be converted into Illustrator format.
3. All Photoshop files or placed images must be saved as TIFF, left in PDS format, saved as EPS, or VERY high resolution JPEG.
4. The image resolution must be 300 dpi or higher.
5. Submit original placed Photoshop image files for art that has embedded images.
6. PDFs

All fonts used in the artwork should be supplied with the artwork.

All files can be saved and stored in the following removable disks:
On a DVD or CD
On a Flash Drive

A PRINTED LIST of the content of the disk must be provided. The most current documents that need to be  worked on must be highlighted or noted.
FULL SIZE COLOR PROOFS must be submitted with the disk.
PMS COLORS must be provided, otherwise generic colors will be applied.