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Camera-Ready Art Specifications

Page Size and Specifications
Live Matter: 7″ x 9 13/16″
Page Trim: 7 5/8″ x 10 3/4″
Bleed Size: 7 7/8″ x 11″

Front Cover:
Live Matter: 7″ x 6 13/16″
Page Trim: 7 5/8″ x 10 3/4 ”
Bleed Size: 7 7/8 ” x 11 ”

Back Cover
Live Matter: 7″ x 7 5/16″
Page Trim: 7 5/8″ x 7 3/4″
Bleed Size: 7 7/8″ x 7 7/8″

Centerfold
Live Matter: 14 10/16″ x 9 13/16″
Page Trim: 15 1/4″ x 10 3/4″
Bleed Size: 15 3/4″ x 11 1/4″

Half Page – Horizontal: 7″ x 4 13/16″
Half Page – Vertical: 3 3/8″ x 9 13/16″
Quarter Page: 3 3/8″ x 4 13/16″
2×4: 3 3/8″ x 3 13/16″
2×3: 3 3/8″ x 2 13/16″
Business Card: 3 3/8″ x 1 13/16″
2×1: 3 3/8″ x 13/16″
1×4: 1 5/8″ x 3 13/16″
1×3: 1 5/8″ x 2 13/16″
1×2: 1 5/8″ x 1 13/16″

File Formats
TIFF, EPS, JPG, GIF, PDF. *Preferred Method is PDF.
All images must be CMYK or grayscale and 240 dpi or higher.
If Pagemaker is used please export as PDF.
Software: QuarkXpress V6.0, Photoshop V3.0
or higher, Illustrator V5.0 or higher
Electronic and FTP File Transmission
If you are emailing files, please include all artwork
(240-300 dpi) and fonts along with your Quark document.
Please send to: design@plasticshotline.com. For files over 4 MB use the following:
FTP address: ftp://es-pub2.com
User Name: iahawks@es-pub2.com
Password: GoHawks!1
(Place in incoming folder)*All new ad copy is due Friday before cut-off by
4:00 p.m. (CST). Any advertising copy submitted after
that time will be placed in the following edition.
Cut-off may vary on special show issues, so please
consult your marketing consultant for details.

Publishing Schedule

(Tentative and May Change)

Upcoming Distribution *

January 2018
Ad Copy Due: 12/7/17
Shows: Thermoplastic Concentrates 2018 – January 23-25 – Coral Springs, FL
Polyethylene Films 2018 – January 30-February 1 – Coral Springs, FLFebruary 2018
Ad Copy Due: 1/18/18
Shows: Plastec West – February 6-8 – Anaheim, CA
MD&M West – February 6-8 – Anaheim, CA
West Pack – February 6-8 – Anaheim, CA
ATX West – February 6-8 – Anaheim, CA
Electronics West – February 6-8 – Anaheim, CA
SPE Int’l Polyolefins Conference – February 25-28 – Houston, TX
Molding 2018 – February 27-March 1 – Long Beach, CA

March 2018
Ad Copy Due: 2/15/18
Shows: Advanced Design & Mfg. Cleveland – March 7-8 – Cleveland, OH
Design 2 Part Show – March 14-15 – Grapevine, TX
Design 2 Part Show – March 28-29 – Atlanta, GA

April 2018
Ad Copy Due: 3/15/18
Shows: Plastec New England – April 18-19 – Boston, MA
BIOMEDevice – April 18-19 – Boston, MA
Design & Mfg. New England – April 18-19 – Boston, MA
ESC Boston – April 18-19 – Boston, MA
Design 2 Part Show – April 18-19 – Secaucus, NJ

May 2018
Ad Copy Due: 4/12/18
Shows: ANTEC® Orlando @NPE2018 – May 7-10 – Orlando, FL
NPE 2018 – May 7-11 – Orlando, FL
ReFocus 2018 – May 7-11 – Orlando, FL
Design 2 Part Show – May 9-10 – Schaumburg, IL
Design 2 Part Show – May 23-24 – Santa Clara, CA

June 2018
Ad Copy Due: 5/10/18
Shows: Design 2 Part Show – June 6-7 – Minneapolis, MN
Plastec East – June 12-14 – New York, NY
MD&M East – June 12-14 – New York, NY
East Pack – June 12-14 – New York, NY
Design & Mfg Atlantic – June 12-14 – New York, NY
Quality Expo East – June 12-14 – New York, NY
ATX East – June 12-14 – New York, NY
amerimold 2018 – June 13-14 – Novi, MI
Plastics Shop Floor Expo – June 13-14 – Novi, MI

July 2018
Ad Copy Due: 6/14/18
Shows: Mail focus to Recyclers & Extruders

August 2018
Ad Copy Due: 7/19/18
Shows: Mail Focus to Injection Molders

September 2018
Ad Copy Due: 8/16/18
Shows: SPE Thermoforming Conference – September 24-27 – Fort Worth, TX

October 2018
Ad Copy Due: 9/13/18
Shows: SPE Blow Molding Conference – October 8-10 – Pittsburgh, PA
Pack Expo International – October 14-17 – Chicago, IL
Extrusion 2018 – October 16-18 – Charlotte, NC

November 2018
Ad Copy Due: 10/11/18
Shows: Expo Plasticos – November 7-9 – Guadalajara, Mexico
Expoplast – November 14-15 – Montreal, Quebec

December 2018
Ad Copy Due: 11/8/18
Shows: Mail Focus to Recyclers & Injection Molders

January 2019
Ad Copy Due: 12/6/18

* Show distribution is tentative and subject to change

Advertising Rates

* Rates are Net and Non-Commissionable
4 Color Rates (* Rates are per insertion)

Size 1 Issue 3 Issues 6 Issues 12 Issues
Full Page 40″ $1,260 $1,150 $1,080 $950
24″ $870 $800 $750 $660
1/2 Page 20″ $795 $730 $685 $600
15″ $600 $550 $520 $460
1/4 Page 10″ $450 $415 $385 $340
8″ 2×4 $380 $350 $330 $290
6″ 2×3 $290 $270 $260 $225
4″ 1×4 $215 $195 $180 $150
3″ 1×3 $165 $150 $140 $120
2″ 1×2 $115 $110 $100 $85

 

Black & White Rates (* Rates are per insertion)

Size 1 Issue 3 Issues 6 Issues 12 Issues
Full Page 40″ $1,060 $950 $880 $750
24″ $750 $670 $630 $530
1/2 Page 20″ $670 $605 $560 $475
15″ $500 $455 $420 $360
1/4 Page 10″ $375 $340 $300 $265
8″ 2×4 $300 $270 $250 $215
6″ 2×3 $230 $210 $195 $165
4″ 1×4 $175 $155 $140 $110
3″ 1×3 $135 $120 $110 $90
2″ 1×2 $95 $90 $80 $65
1″ Want to Buy $40 $40 $40 $40

Priority Positions

Front Cover $1,580
Back Cover $1,480
Inside Front Cover $1,390
Inside Back Cover $1,365
Page 3 $1,340
Pages 5, 7, 9 $1,320
Pages 4, 6, 8 $1,300
Center Spread $2,700
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