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Download 2018 Media Kit (PDF)

Camera-Ready Art Specifications

Page Size and Specifications

Full Page
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
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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@materialhandlingpub.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.

2018 Publishing Schedule

*Bonus distribution is tentative and may change

January
Ad Copy Due: 11/30/17
Distribution
• DistribuTECH – January 23-25 – San Antonio, TX
Pre-Show
• West Pack/Plastec West

February
Ad Copy Due: 1/11/18
Distribution
• The Packaging Conference – February 5-7 – Orlando, FL
• West Pack / Plastec West / ATX West / MD&M West / Pacific Design & Mfg. / Electronics West – February 6-8 – Anaheim, CA

March
Ad Copy Due: 2/8/18
Distribution
• FPA Annual Meeting – March 13-15 – Naples, FL
• Central Valley Facilities Expo – March 14-15 – Modesto, CA
• ISTA Transpack – March 20-23 – San Diego, CA
Pre-Show
• Modex 2018

April
Ad Copy Due: 3/8/18
Distribution
• Modex 2018 – April 9-12 – Atlanta, GA
• Pack Expo East -April 16-18 – Philadelphia, PA
• Plastec New England / Design & Mfg. New England / BIOMEDevice Boston – April 18-19 – Boston, MA
Pre-Show
• NPE 2018
Post-Show
• West Pack/Plastec West

May
Ad Copy Due: 4/5/18
Distribution
• MHEDA Convention -May 5-9 – Miami Beach, FL
• NPE 2018 – May 7-11 – Orlando, FL
Pre-Show
• East Pack/ATX East

June
Ad Copy Due: 5/3/18
Distribution
• East Pack / ATX East / Atlantic Design & Mfg. / Quality Expo East / ATX East / MD&M East / Plastec East – June 12-14 – New York, NY
Post-Show
• Modex 2018

July
Ad Copy Due: 6/7/18
Distribution
• MHEDA Association Members
Post-Show
• NPE 2018

August
Ad Copy Due: 7/12/18
Distribution
• Super Association Distribution
Post-Show
• East Pack/ATX East

September
Ad Copy Due: 8/9/18
Distribution
• IMTS 2018 – September 10-15 – Chicago, IL
Pre-Show
• Pack Expo International

October
Ad Copy Due: 9/6/18
Distribution
• Pack Expo International – October 14-17 – Chicago, IL
Pre-Show
• PACKEX Montreal / ATX Montreal

November
Ad Copy Due: 10/4/18
Distribution
• MinnPack – October 30 – November 1 – Minneapolis, MN
• FABTECH – November 6-8 – Atlanta, GA
• PACKEX Montreal / ATX Montreal / Design & Mfg. Montreal / EXPOPLAST / Powder & Bulk Solids Montreal – November 14-15 – Montreal, QC

December
Ad Copy Due: 11/1/18
Distribution
Post-Show
• Pack Expo
• Super Post-Show Distribution

January
Ad Copy Due: 11/29/18

Advertising Rates

4 Color Rates

Size 1 Issue 3 Issues 6 Issues 12 Issues
Full Page $1040 $975 $945 $915
1/2 Page $620 $580 $540 $495
1/4 Page $465 $440 $420 $390
1/8 Page $300 $285 $275 $265
Business Card $205 $195 $190 $180

 

Priority Positions

Front Cover Call For Pricing
Inside Front Cover Call For Pricing
Inside Back Cover Call For Pricing
Page 3 $1,200
Pages 5,7,9,11,13,15,17 $1,090
Pages 4,6,8,10,12,14,16,18 $1,060
Center Spread $2,235
Back Cover Call For Pricing
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