Print Specifications

Download Art Build Sheet PDF

It is our pleasure to serve you and help you create a beautiful carton design.

In order to process customer files efficiently, our pre-press department requires all digital art files to be prepared in the following format:

File types:
  • Adobe CS5.5 suite is acceptable.
  • We will accept QuarkXpress documents collected for output.
  • Adobe Illustrator – Editable (AI) files.
  • Adobe Illustrator – Converted to paths (EPS) files.
  • Adobe InDesign documents – Collected for output/please include fonts.
  • Press ready PDF. Contact us for PDF output options custom made for Adobe applications.
For Bitmap Images:
  • Line Art – No less than 600 dpi
  • CMYK Art – 300 dpi – 150 dpi @ 100%

Spot Colors – Specified by Pantone® Standard C, CV, CVC swatch decks.

Further Guidelines:
  • Embedded images and fonts are a must!
  • All die, crease, and perforation lines must be on separate layers, in ALL files, and set to spot colors!
  • Please include all fonts used when sending digital files even if they are embedded.
  • All artwork must be created at 100% to size.
  • All artwork must include a minimum of ⅛ inch bleed.

If you are mailing the art please provide a printed hard copy and send it to:

Custom Cartons Inc.
3758 West Old 24
Wabash IN 46992 USA