File Submission Guidelines

In order to ensure the best quality and rapid turn around we ask that you adhere to the following guidelines. 

Design

  • PDF is the preferred file type.
  • CMYK
  • Preferred resolution of 350dpi or higher for images.
  • Embed all fonts.
  • Other file types we accept:
    • Illustrator CS 6 or earlier
    • Indesign CS 6 or earlier
    • Photoshop CS 6 or earlier
    • Quark Express 9 or earlier
  • Must include all fonts and links.
  • Always use the page size of the actual product for your file
  • If using bleeds set them up using document bleed settings at a minimum of 1/16”.
  • Keep all objects and type a minimum of 1/8” away from any cuts or folds.

Save

  • Save your document as a PDF file.
  • If using bleeds make sure you include bleeds in PDF output dialog.
  • If you choose to do so, compress your files using a compression tool such as WinZip for PC or Stuff-it for Mac.
  • If submitting something other than PDF be sure to include all links and fonts files.  Then compress the folder.

Getting us the File

  • E-mail PDF(s) or compressed files to times@timesprinting.com.
  • For large files that are over 10 MB you can upload the file to our website. Go to www.timesprinting.com and choose upload file link on the left panel. Then browse your computer for your file. Be sure to type your name and e-mail in the required fields.

Color Matching

If this is a new order, and color matching is critical, please bring us a color accurate sample to match or give us pantone numbers.