File Requirements

Artwork and File Submission Requirements

Technical Requirements (applies to all formats):

  • Image resolution should be 300 dpi or higher at actual size
  • Images should be provided in CMYK color – no alternate color spaces should be used
  • For color matching, please provide target PMS color(s) in file/artwork
  • If you do not provide the type fonts used in your files, all type/text must be converted to outlines
  • Please include at least a ⅛ inch bleed past the cut edge of the artwork (ie: any backgrounds or images that you want to print right up to the cut edge must extend past the cust edge by ⅛ inch)
  • Please include a 3/16 inch safe area inside the cut edge of the artwork (no important images or text should come closer than 3/16 inch to the cut edge)
  • Make sure files are named descriptively (include a PO#, company name, etc.) so that your file can be distinguished from other similarly named files
  • Groups of files should be compressed and sent in a ZIP or RAR folder

We accept artwork and files in the following formats:

  • .EPS Files for Illustrator CS3 or newer, all type converted to outlines
  • .PDF with type fonts fully embedded
  • .INDD or .IDML file for InDesign CS4 and newer, packaged with all links and with type fonts in a “Document fonts” folder
  • Photoshop CS4 and newer file – either a .PSD with all layers merged (if a transparent background is required) or a flattened .TIFF (if transparency is not required)

Contact Information

513 Prentice Road
Vestal, NY 13850

607-729-2477

Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

If you do not receive an acknowledgment within 24 hours of your submission, please email us at info@curcioprinting.com.