Printing specification

All models, sampels and designs developed by us are our intellectual property. They are protected by copyright and continue to be protected even if function, form or material should be modified.

Specification as PDF-file

1. Accepted file formats:
Ready to print PDF’s have to be as composite files and in printing quality, according to PDF/X-4 (from PDF-version 1.6 onwards) standard.

2. Colour space:
CMYK, Colour profile: ISO Coated v2 (ECI) (Fogra 39)
or PSO Coated v3 (ECI) (Fogra51)

3. Dieline:
Please include dieline into PDF, defined in special color, 1 pt thick and set on overprint.

4. Bleed area:
10 mm minimum

5. Marks:
Please do not include cutting or register marks into PDF.

6. Resolution of images:
300 dpi minimum on a 100% scale.

7. Spot colours:
Special colours must be clearly defined.

8. Size of artwork:
Printing file has to be in original size.

9. Ink coverage:
Please do not exceed total ink coverage of 300%.

10. Fonts:
All fonts have to be embedded or to be converted into vector.

11. Font size:
Please avoid font sizes below 6 pt positive (like dark text on a light background).
Please avoid font sizes less than 8 pt negative (like light text on a dark background).

12. Line width:
Positive lines (like dark lines on a light background) must have a width of at least 0.25 pt (0.09 mm).
Negative lines (like bright lines on a dark background) must have a width of at least 0.45 pt (0.15 mm).

13. Black composition:
Black or grey fonts and objects should be created just in pure black.

14. Proof:
We only accept colour proof based on Fogra standard ISO Coated v2 (ECI) (Fogra39) or PSO Coated v3 (ECI)  (Fogra 51) with current full media wedge. We can use this as a valid basis for printing approval. After receipt we will check it for technical feasibility and notify you of any deviations.

FB SDB 093
Version: 09/18
Rev.: 02

For the optimum quality of file transfer to Schoepe Display GmbH please use the following options:

For transfer via FTP please contact us in case you need to know how to get to our server or inform us about your FTP access information.

Files up to 15 MB you can send us also by e-mail. For larger files however we recommend the transfer via FTP server.

We're happy to help you.
If you need any further assistance or if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us

+49 (33708) 542-803