Print Advertising Specifications

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Monthly Magazine Print Specs

Solar Industry Magazine Ad Dimensions
Print Ad Specifications PDF DOWNLOAD
TemplatePreviewAd Dimensions
*Trim size is 8.375” x 10.875”,
213 mm x 276 mm
INCHESMILLIMETERS
Download TemplatePreview AdWidthHeightWidthHeight
Download TemplatePreview AdA - Full-page (live area)7.25”9.875”184 mm251 mm
Download TemplatePreview AdA - *Full-page bleed8.625”11.125”219 mm283 mm
Preview AdA2 - Full-page spread15.625”9.875”397 mm251 mm
Preview AdA2 - Full-page spread/bleed17”11.125”432 mm283 mm
Preview AdB - 2/3 Horizontal7.25”6.625”184 mm168 mm
Preview AdC - 1/2 Horizontal7.25”5”184 mm127 mm
Preview AdC2 - 1/2 Vertical3.5”9.875”89 mm251 mm
Preview AdD - 1/4 Horizontal7.25”2.5”184 mm64 mm
Preview AdD2 - 1/4 Vertical3.5”5”89 mm127 mm
Preview AdE - 1/8 Horizontal7.25”1.25”184 mm32 mm
Preview AdE2 - 1/8 Vertical3.5”2.5”89 mm64 mm
Resource Directory
Preview AdRD Ad 12.25”1.25”57 mm32 mm
Preview AdRD Ad 22.25”1.75”57 mm44 mm
Preview AdRD Ad 32.25”2.25”57 mm57 mm

Annual Buyer's Guide Print Specs

Solar Industry Magazine Ad Dimensions
TemplatePreviewAd Dimensions
*Trim size is 8.375” x 10.875”,
213 mm x 276 mm
INCHESMILLIMETERS
Download TemplatePreview AdWidthHeightWidthHeight
Download TemplatePreview AdA - Full-page (live area)7.25”9.875”184 mm251 mm
Download TemplatePreview AdA2 - *Full-page bleed8.625”11.125”219 mm283 mm
Preview AdB - 1/2 Horizontal7.25”5”184 mm127 mm
Preview AdB2 - 1/2 Vertical4.75”7.5”121 mm191 mm
Preview AdC - 1/4 Horizontal7.25”2.5”184 mm64 mm
Preview AdC2 - 1/4 H14.75”3.75”121 mm95 mm
Preview AdC3 - 1/4 Vertical2.25”7.5”57 mm191 mm
Inline Ads
Preview AdD1 - 1" to 1.5" Logo2.3125”1”57 mm25 mm
Preview AdD2 - 2" Inline2.3125”2”57 mm51 mm
Preview AdD3 - 4" Inline2.3125”4”57 mm102 mm

Issuance And Closing Dates

Please see our Editorial Calendar for space/materials deadlines.
CLICK HERE to view the Editorial Calendar.

Printed

All print issues are heatset, saddle stitched, Web offset enamel, 200 lpi.

The Monthly Magazine cover prints on 80 lb gloss cover, and the body prints on 40 lb Resolute gloss text. The Annual Buyer's Guide and Show Preview Guide are printed on 45 lb stock.

Terms

2% 10 days, net 30 days

Payment

Prepayment must accompany all first-time advertiser insertions.

Copy Acceptance

Acceptance of copy is subject to publisher’s approval. If new copy is not furnished by closing date, previous advertisement will run. Cancellations are not accepted after closing date.

Agency Commission

15% to recognized advertising agencies. Can be earned only when publisher is supplied with electronic file and insertion order and is paid within 30 days of invoice. Digital files alone do not qualify for in-house agency discount.

Contract Completion

When entire schedule as per contract is not completed, advertiser will be rebilled at rate earned plus cancellation fee.

File Specifications

Ad File Format:

Our platform is Mac OSX, using InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. All files should output to: minimum 150 lpi / 300 dpi; maximum 200 lpi / 400 dpi. Ad files and image names should use no more than 16 characters, with no punctuation or spaces. A file extension needs to be included (.pdf, .tif, .eps, .ai, .psd, etc.). High-resolution PDF and X-la files are accepted when created using our PPD job options, which can be downloaded from our website. DOWNLOAD PPD FILE or have the file emailed by our production department (ads@solarindustrymag.com).

Fonts:

Fonts must be embedded or saved as outlines. Screen and printer fonts must be supplied with native files. We reserve the right to substitute fonts when necessary.

Color:

All color must be process CMYK mode (no RGB, Spot Colors or Duotones).

Bleeds (Full-Page Ads Only):

Full-page ads that bleed should be labeled ‘bleed’ and contain correct crop marks, offset at 12 pt, on the proof. Full-page ads without correct crop marks will be centered on the page.

Proofs:

All ads require proofs of the submitted file, printed at 100%. Advertisers should indicate whether a Certified ColorPress Proof is being sent. Otherwise, the ad file will be run to SWOP standards, and the publisher will not be responsible for color output.

File Submission

Mailing Ad Color Proofs:

Send color proofs to 100 Willenbrock Road, Oxford, CT 06478.

Internet Transmission Of Ad Files:

Please indicate in your email the publication name and issue month, name of advertiser and your contact information. It is not necessary to copy the account executive with the file attachment. All files transmitted electronically should be bundled into a .sit or .zip file.

Email your files to: ads@solarindustrymag.com.

For detailed instructions and current information, email your request to: ads@solarindustrymag.com.

 


FOR ADVERTISING DETAILS, CONTACT:

Rob Simonelli, Account Executive
(562) 431-1630
E-mail: rob@solarindustrymag.com