The quality of your imprint depends upon the quality of artwork supplied to us! All orders requiring artwork must be sent in as Black and White CAMERA READY art. Artwork can be submitted via E-Mail, by Mail on disk (3.5 or CD) or FTP (File Transfer Protocol). Laser copies of 1200 DPI resolution are also acceptable. For Four Color Artwork Colorbrite items), please refer to our Colorbrite specifications on the web. Whether you are Mac or PC based, we are able to accept your graphic files if you meet the requirements listed. To ensure this and avoid delays or art charges please adhere to our specifications.
NOTE: OUR DELIVERY SCHEDULE MAY DEPEND ON THE QUALITY OF THE ARTWORK SUBMITTED AND UPON ANY CHANGES MADE TO THE ARTWORK ONCE THE ORDER HAS BEEN WORKED ON
Artwork can be accepted from the following programs:
- Adobe Illustrator – AI 9 or higher
- Photoshop – All EPS, TIFF, JPEG files (layered if possible). They must be 600 dpi or higher at 100% of final size or larger.
Please Note: Vector Art is preferred. It provides the best quality and allows images to be resized without loss of sharpness and detail.
If scanned images are used with artwork, they MUST be sent as a separate file scanned at 600 dpi or higher ( if not actual size, scan at a higher resolution. This will prevent loss of quality. )
EMBROIDERY: For digitized files, save as Tajima format with color sequencing.
ALL FONTS MUST BE CONVERTED TO OUTLINES, CURVES OR PATHS (VECTOR). IF SUPPLYING IMAGE FILES, FONTS NEED TO BE RASTERIZED.
COMPRESSION: Please use Stuffit or Zip.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT: Gif files, Page layout files such as Quark or Pagemaker, Word processing documents such as MS Word/Power Point, Photocopies or PMT’s of photocopies, business cards, letterheads, fax transmissions, etc. (These formats are too low of quality to ensure you a quality imprint.)
E-MAIL ART ONLY TO: (No correspondence will be accepted at this address!) firstname.lastname@example.org
When sending your artwork via E-Mail it is very important that you include the following information.
In the Subject Area:
- PO# & Customer Service Representative (If Known).
In the Message Area:
- Company Name, Your Name, Phone Number
- Item to be imprinted
- Name of Program Used to Create Art
PLEASE EMAIL, FAX OR MAIL your PURCHASE ORDER and a HARD COPY OF THE ARTWORK for VERIFICATION to your Customer Service Representative!
Collins Marketing is not responsible for any changes or requests emailed to our ART E-MAIL address.
Please note: Artwork with tight registration, halftones, screen tints and/or bleeds must be reviewed by our Art Department for approval. Avoid very fine lines, both in type and illustrations. For Four color imprints see ColorBrite specifications.