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Email your art files to: mail icon tory.laitner@columbian.com

If the size of your artwork file(s) exceeds 50 mb, please email us and we will provide you with further instruction.

Digital Ad File Requirements

Preferred file format:

Press-ready PDF (PDF/X-1a:2001 preferred)

Standard DPI Resolution:

220 DPI (newsprint)
300 DPI (glossy)

Color:

Palette colors should be saved to accept both CMYK conversions and spot color conversion if applicable. We are unable to support RGB color formatting.

Dot Gain & Total Ink Limit:

Newsprint dot gain: 30%
Newsprint total ink limit: 240%
Glossy dot gain: 5-10%
Glossy total ink limit: 320%

Questions?

Feel free to contact our Prepress Department. We're here to help!

Call: phone icon (360) 735-4424

E-mail: mail icon production@columbian.com