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Decals, Magnets,
Roll Labels and Signs

Political Products

Display Products

We can sometimes accept faxes and other low resolution files for estimation purposes. We will require high quality art for production.  (File Upload)

Vector artwork is preferred because we can make graphics very large.
Vector files scale better and their small file size uploads easily.

Raster files should be saved at an appropriate resolution to print large graphics and uploaded to us.

Hard copy should always be sent for us to see your desired colors and make sure no elements were
lost in the conversion process. ie; quality paper print or color separated artwork, color samples and etc.

Custom Colors are sometimes impossible to match exactly. Most of our products are designed for exterior use. We use pigmented inks, foils, vinyls or paints.
The color palette is a limited due to the demands of exterior durability.

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Program Platforms File Ext. Notes:
Signlab PC .cdl Convert text to curves.
FlexiSIGN PC .fs Convert text to outlines
Gerber Omega PC .plt Convert fonts to outlines
Corel Draw PC .cdr Convert fonts to outlines
Adobe Illustrator PC, MAC .ai Convert fonts to outlines.  Save for pc.
Windows Meta File PC .wmf or .emf .wmf is best
Encapsulated Postscrpt PC, MAC .eps Save for pc.
Adobe Acrobat PC, MAC .pdf Convert fonts to outlines,  Remove editing locks.

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Raster Artwork

Extensions Notes:
.tif Preferred for high quality
.jpg High Quality but re-sampling degrades quality
.psd Adobe Photoshop - Include all layers and fonts
.pnt  Corel Photopaint  - Include all layers and fonts
Other file types may also be usable, contact us with your requirements.
For most sign graphics the preferred resolution at actual size is
100 ppi and the minimum resolution is 50 ppi.

High resolution prints for close up viewing will require a higher resolution of up to 300 ppi.

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