Express Envelopes - Artwork Specs



Express envelopes specialise in the supply and printing of all types of envelopes:

  • Plain
  • Overprinted 1 – 4 Colours
  • Flat Sheet Print & Make Up to 8 Colours
  • Specialty Stocks
  • Special Sizes

artwork specifications 

Express Envelopes now have the latest in Computer to Plate technology (CTP)

This eliminates the need for film and saves time & costs of double handling.

We prefer files to be supplied as high resolution print ready PDF.

We utilize PC based facilities for the following programs:

Adobe InDesign  3.0.1
Adobe Illustrator CS  11.0.0
Adobe Photoshop  Version 8.0
Adobe Acrobat Professional  6.0
Pitstop Professional Version  6.5


  • All PDFs supplied must be black & white colour separated with crop mark plus a colour PDF for proofing.
  • Where possible please supply artwork in a PC compatible format in preference to MAC
  • Jobs must come complete with all pictures, fonts and PMS colours PLUS a fax copy to match artwork with when e-mailing or a colour copy when sending in disks.
  • Where two or more colours overlap, please reverse out (we prefer not to print colour on colour)
  • Please ensure all PMS colours are advised in all correspondence
  • Any uncommon fonts to be converted to outlines when supplying in illustrator.
  • Please be aware that colour JPG or TIFF scans cannot be spot colour separated
  • JPG or TIFFs supplied in black & white must be a minimum of 300dpi
  • MS Word or similar cannot be accepted as artwork files

Please e-mail all electronic artwork to: