Artwork Requirements

By providing production ready artwork that follows theses guidelines, your orders will be produced with the highest quality imprint and you will avoid unnecessary delays or charges.

  • All imprint methods require production ready art that is sized to fit the product.
  • Adobe Illustrator® artwork saved as .eps or .ai is preferred (.eps or pdf files are accepted). We also accept artwork in the following formats: Adobe Photoshop® (300 dpi or higher), and InDesign®.
  • If production ready art is not provided, we will prepare it for you at a rate of $50.00 (X) per hour billed in 30 minute increments. You will be advised if the time is more than one hour. Examples of non-production ready artwork include: photocopies, Microsoft Office formatted files, business cards, and low-res raster images.
  • Specify the imprint location and size for the artwork otherwise the default product location will be used and artwork will be resized to provide the best appearance.
  • When factory is directed to use artwork "as is" we will not be responsible for "cleanup" or "rework". Factory reserves the right to accept or reject submitted artwork.
  • Magnets: There is no charge for typesetting ten (10) lines or less of text on these products. Art charge will apply to any product requiring additional typesetting.
  • Hotstamp imprint will be reduced in size to maximum imprint area, not exceeding 10 sq. inches, unless oversized charges are specified clearly on your PO.
  • Templates are available on website:

Sending Artwork

E-mail your art to with a purchase order # in the subject line. If your files are large, you may also upload them via FTP. If sending your artwork by FTP please notify us by e-mail at


Convert fonts to paths, outlines or curves before sending. If this is not possible, include the fonts with your artwork. Font formats that are acceptable are Postscript Type 1, TrueType, Opentype, DFont and Multiple Master.

Print Specifications

  • Pad Print: Imprints must be at least 1/16" apart.

  • Hotstamp: Imprints must be at least 1/8" apart.

  • Line Weights and Font Size for Various Imprint Methods can be found under each products decoration tab.

  • If design guidelines are not supplied, art charges may apply.

    • Any art provided that is not CMYK or Pantone will be converted to CMYK when printed. Some color variation may occur.
    • Screen tints are not available on Screen Print, Hotstamp, Deboss, Laser Engraving, and Pad Print.
    • We can resize artwork to fit the desired layout/shape. Art charges may apply.
    • Gradient screens, and Halftones are not available.
    • When overprinting one (1) color on top of another, appearance of the colors will change.
    • All colors, type, and images submitted for Ampli-Fey™ Color will be printed in CYMK which may modify the intended color. Factory not responsible for approximate color matching unless color sample is provided.
    • Exact PMS match not guaranteed, but will be matched as close as possible. Color printed sample is required to produce a process color order. If not provided, factory will not be liable for matching to unknown color expectations.
    • Placed images/art will be digitally printed as is.
    • Please refer to Fey Stock Colors for best results.

    Color Information

    Use Pantone® solid coated color matching system. Specify the PMS# on your PO.

  • Magnets - Ampli-Fey™ Full-Color Specifications: Electronic artwork per factory guidelines is required.
  • Trapping

    Trapping is the process of overlapping adjacent colors to avoid multiple-color registration problems. Trapping, also called choke and spread, is necessary in screen printing. If you send your art in one of our accepted formats, we will create chokes and spreads (traps) for your artwork.

    Bleed and Margins

    An imprint is considered to bleed when the image runs to the edges of the product. Multi-color close registration imprints are not available on all products. Edge to edge imprints are available on limited products. We require an extra 0.1875 of your image in order to bleed on a vinyl product. We cannot bleed on poly products. Magnets: A 0.125" margin is required from the edge of the item on most products. Small magnetic signs require 0.1875" margins. Large magnetic signs require 0.125" margin. Bleeds require a .12" margin past the die cut edge of the product, when possible use .18".

    Art Appearance

    Factory is not responsible for detecting errors in customer supplied art/copy. Factory assumes no liability for how the art or imprint "appears" on a product unless sample proofs have been requested and approved. Note: Because of naturally occurring variations in the grain and color of bamboo, laser engraved decorations within a run will vary in appearance.

    Art Compliance

    Factory assumes no liability for trademark and copyright infringements on customer supplied artwork. Material submitted is assumed to be in compliance with all applicable laws. Distributor agrees to hold harmless and defend the factory against all costs and expenses as a result of any legal action including attorney fees.

    Art Ownership

    All products and photos with trademarks or logos illustrated in this catalog show imprint capabilities only. Products shown do not imply endorsement by the holders of the trademarks or designs. Trademarks or designs shown are not for sale or use by anyone other than the owner of such trademark and designs without the owners express written authorization.

  • Artwork, type, dies, sketches, prep work, or other items supplied by factory shall remain our exclusive property unless otherwise agreed upon in writing.
  • Rights to Promotion

    Factory reserves the right to use all products in our advertising and displays unless otherwise notified in writing at time of order.