Artwork Requirements

ACCEPTABLE FILE FORMATS

Vector art is highly recommended for all artwork.

  • Adobe Illustrator:  .AI
  • Encapsulated Post Script:  .EPS
  • Portable Document Format:  .PDF

 

FONTS

If fonts are included with files, all test must be converted to the outlines. Outlined fonts cannot be changed or edited. Outline fonts ensure no loss in submitted artwork’s original appearance.

COLORS AND RESOLUTION

All artwork must be in CMYK format – RGB is not acceptable. Black and white artwork must be provided in GRAYSCALE format. Keep all files layered and artwork resolution must be at least 300 dpi at 100% in size or there will be a substantial drop in image quality.

BLEED

Artwork must extend at least 1/8 inch beyond the die line on each side. Allow for 1/8 inch print margin inside the die line as well.

SENDING ARTWORK

Artwork submission alternatives:

  • Submit artwork to your Account Representative
  • Send via https://wetransfer.com/ (recipient artwork@greenrushpackaging.com)
  • Send via email to artwork@greenrushpackaging.com (Note: Must be under 12 megs)

SEMI-CUSTOM TEMPLATES

This download template feature is coming soon!

FULL CUSTOM PRINTING

For full custom or  rotogravure printing, all PANTONE colors will be converted to solid coated colors, including any spot colors. White and/or matte are treated as separate colors(s) and must be included as both a spot color(s) in your color palette. Indicate any clear knockout (window areas) to avoid any misunderstanding. 9 color maximum. Tint ranges: 30-80%. Minimum line thickness: 0.5 pt.

Adjustments to the original artwork may be necessary to meet standard production guidelines (ie. similar colors, white text outline, etc).

SEMI CUSTOM PRINTING

Artwork should be designed to allow for a 1 pt trap for overprints. Minimum line thickness – Text: 4 pt, Lines: 0.75 pt. Reverse type may be stroked to compensate for fill-in during printing. Artwork will be adjusted to meet standard production guidelines (trapped, set screens and compensation for dot grains, and distorted to compensate for “plate gain” or stretch). 8 color maximum (including varnish). Tint ranges: 20-80%. Maximum line: 155 line. Plate movement tolerance: ą 1/16 inch.

FLEXO PRINTING

Artwork should be designed to allow for a 1 pt trap for overprints. Minimum line thickness – Text: 4 pt, Lines: 0.75 pt. Reverse type may be stroked to compensate for fill-in during printing. Artwork will be adjusted to meet standard production guidelines (trapped, set screens and compensation for dot grains, and distorted to compensate for “plate gain” or stretch). 8 color maximum (including varnish). Tint ranges: 20-80%. Maximum line: 155 line. Plate movement tolerance: ą 1/16 inch.

Note: Only applies to non-child resistant exit bags.

Maximum Area for Hot Stamping

Barrier Bags

GRP33.1

GRP32.1

GRP33.1

GRP34.1

GRP36.1

GRP37.1

GRP38.1

GRP39.1

GRP1.19

Dimensions

3″ x 0.75″

6″ x 0.75″

2″ x 2″

2″ x 2″

2.75″ x 3.50″

3.50″ x 4.50″

3.75″ x 4.00″

5″ x 6″

9″ x 8″

GRIP N RIP™ Bags

GRPGNR43.1

GRPGNR44.1

GRPGNR46.1

GRPGNR47.1

GRPGNR48.1

GRPGNR49.1

Dimensions

2″ x 1.25″

2.50″ x 1.50″

2.75″ x 3.25″

3.25″ x 4.25″

4″ x 4″

7″ x 4″

Bottles/Jars/Concentrates

Child Resistant Bottles

Flip Top Bottles

Glass Jars

Concentrate Containers

Dimensions

Please reach out to one of our Account Executives.

email: sales@greenrushpackaging.com

phone: (866) 477-7225

Hot Stamp Swatches

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