205 West 20th Street   Joplin, MO 64804
   phone 417-626-0966;
   fax 417-781-3453   email usa1@usaprint.net  
Project Planner
Your boss wants a brochure in two weeks and you're not sure where to start.

No problem. Our Project Planner can help. We provide step-by-step instructions to help you gather the information needed to get a quote, find a template to get you started, and upload your final artwork.

Try it now.
File Transfer Checklist
Below is a listing of the criteria for using our File Transfer system. Use this checklist to make sure your files/artwork will be accepted and useable.
Photos/Scans
  • PHOTOS: Grayscale and 4-color images resolution should be 210-300 dpi @ 100%
  • FORMAT: Preferably TIF, EPS or PDF. Avoid using JPEG because most are low-resolution images that will print jagged, especially noticeable when trying to enlarge the image.
  • SCANS: Grayscale and color images must always be high resolution with a minimum 210 dpi @ 100%. Line art should be a minimum of 1200 dpi @ 100%. If in doubt, let us do the scanning to assure the quality of the finished product.
  • ILLUSTRATIONS: Please include freehand or Adobe Illustrator or document files in In-Design that have images placed within the file.
Fonts
  • Please include ALL fonts used in your files. If postscript, include both printer and screen fonts.
  • Illustrations created in Freehand, Adobe Illustrator or In-Design need the fonts included OR convert all fonts to outlines. Keep in mind that if you convert to outlines, we cannot make last minute wording changes .
  • Please use the actual font face. Do not use stylized fonts like bold and italic .
Hard Copy
  • ALWAYS include a composite hard copy along with laser separations of your document, if applicable. Please make sure your hard copy represents the most recent updates to your file.
Formats/Programs
  • MAC or PC capable
  • Adobe Illustrator 10.0
  • Adobe In-Design 1.5
  • Adobe Photoshop 7.0
  • PageMaker 7.0
  • Quark Express
  • Print Shop Deluxe 12
  • MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher
  • AutoCad (to print blue prints only. Sorry we cannot do revisions)
  • Adobe Acrobat 5.0
  • Printmaster Platinum
  • Apple Works
You can also submit artwork on CD, Zip 100, or floppy disk, or you can email us at contactus@usaprint.net .