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General Information

Short Runs - Quantities of 100 to 3,000

 

IMPORTANT ORDERING INFORMATION
Silk Screen Set-Up Charge: First color, first location FREE.
Stock Inks: No extra charge.
Refer to inside back cover of catalog or click on Stock Ink Chart Link.
PMS Match: Add $90.00 (E) for a Pantone color match.
2nd Side Imprint: Add 40¢ (C) per bag.
Additional Colors: Add 40¢ (C) per color, per side.

Rush Service:
Rush orders must be pre-paid or on approved
credit terms. Purchase orders and artwork must be received
by 10:30 am CST and the artwork must be print-ready and
require no art services. On any rush order, it's advised to call for availability.

 Same Day
1 Working Day

2 Working Days
3 Working Days
4 Working Days

$150.00 (G)
$135.00
(G)
$120.00 (G)
$90.00 (G)
$60.00 (G)

Not Available for Hot Stamping


 

IMPORTANT ORDERING INFORMATION 
Plate Imprint Set-Up Charge: $50.00 (G)
Plate Storage: Plates are saved 24 months for reorders.
Stock Inks:
Refer to inside back cover of catalog or click on Stock Ink Chart Link.
PMS Match: Add $90.00 (E) for a Pantone color match.
2nd Side Imprint: Add 20¢ (A) per bag.
2nd Color Imprint: Add 20¢ (A) per side. Allow 1/2” space between in

Rush Service:
Rush orders must be pre-paid or on approved
credit terms. Purchase orders and artwork must be received
by 10:30 am CST and the artwork must be print-ready and
require no art services. On any rush order, it's advised to call for availability.

 Same Day†*       
1 Working Day*
2 Working Days
3 Working Days
4 Working Days

$150.00 (G)
$135.00
(G)
$120.00 (G)
$90.00 (G)
$60.00 (G)

PO must be received by 10:30 AM CST
      *Not available for foil stamping
.


 

IMPORTANT ORDERING INFORMATION
Foil Stamp Die Charge: $80.00 (G)
Die Storage: Hot stamp dies are saved 24 months for reorders.
Stock Foils: Refer to inside back cover of
catalog or click on Stock Foil Chart Link.
PMS Match: Not available for hot stamp foils.
2nd Side Hot Stamping: Add 40¢ (A) per bag.
2nd Color Hot Stamping: Add 40¢ (A) per color, per side. Allow 1/4” space between foils.
Additional die charge is required for 2nd color art.

Rush Service:
Rush orders must be pre-paid or on approved
credit terms. Purchase orders and artwork must be received
by 10:30 am CST and the artwork must be print-ready and
require no art services. On any rush order, it's advised to call for availability.

2 Working Days
3 Working Days
4 Working Days

$120.00 (G)
$90.00
(G)
$60.00 (G)


ORDER INFORMATION
• All orders must be received via fax or e-mail.
Purchase order email: orders@adbag.com
• Purchase order fax:  800-249-5501.

• Artwork email:  art@adbag.com

• To avoid delays, we request that the subject line of your email or art file contain your purchase order number.
• For accuracy please include the following:
- Item number, style, color and quantity
- Imprint color (see inside back cover)

- Size and location of the artwork

Unless otherwise specified on your purchase order, all artwork will be centered in the product's standard imprint area.

- Ship to address, method of shipping and in-hand date

• Please fax a hard copy of the art specifying how and where your design should appear on the bag. Unless otherwise noted the imprint will be centered within the printable area of the bag. (Note: due to bag construction this printable area may not be the exact center of the bag.)

Proofs Orders accompanied by a hard copy of artwork will NOT be proofed unless requested. Please note that we e-mail proofs to the e-mail address provided on your purchase order.

Artwork Charges: Typesetting: $4.00 (E) per line. If electronic art manipulation is necessary, it will be billed at $70 (G)/hr with a 1/2 hour min.

Cancellations: Cancellations must be in writing and are subject to all costs incurred to date.

  

F.O.B. Point: Factories in Illinois/60098 & Arizona/85301

Shipping Method: For best service, please specify your “in-hand date” and requested shipping method on purchase order. American Ad Bag’s goal is to ship the least expensive method while meeting your “in-hand date.”

Split Shipments: $5.00 (Net) each.

Shipping Changes: Any changes in shipping must be made 3 days prior to ship date. There will be a $10.00 net charge to change shipping information. This includes purchase orders that “will advise.”

Reorders: Please reference your most recent purchase order and/or American Ad Bag invoice. Ink plates and foil stamps are kept on file for 24 months.

In-run Copy/Color Changes: $35.00 (E) per change.

Pre Production Proofs: $90.00 (E).

Custom Printed Less than Minimum: $50.00 (E).

GSM: It's an acronym for grams per square meter which is the international measure for weight and density of materials. The higher the GSM value, the stronger, more durable the product.

Returned Stock Bags: 15% restocking charge.

Claims: No claims will be accepted after 30 days.

Bag Sizes: Bag dimensions may vary +/- 1/2” to 1”.

Bag Colors: Bag colors may vary within acceptable industry standard

Logo/Trademark Samples in Catalog: All logos or trademarks in this catalog are solely for the purpose of showing imprinting capabilities and are not intended to reflect or imply endorsement of the products by the companies the imprints represent. Designs are not available for sale to anyone other than the parties expressly authorized by the owner of the design. By submitting order and artwork to American Ad Bag, customer represents that the use or display of artwork will not violate any applicable laws or client restrictions, and hereby agrees to defend and hold American Ad Bag harmless.

Unimprinted Stock: See pricing for blank goods under each product price blocks. Normally ships in 1-5 days.




■ Custom Bag Design Services

American Ad Bag offers complete design services to meet all your packaging needs. Our custom order team is available to work with you on product design, production schedules, art requirements, pricing and more.

■ Artwork
Please provide color separated camera ready art (including center marks) at the desired imprint size.

Electronic Platform:
American Ad Bag is MAC-based. We can accept PC files from Illustrator or CorelDRAW that are saved or exported to a mac compatible format. All fonts must be converted to outlines, paths or curves.

Preferred Format & Program: For best results, please submit VECTOR ART.  Convert all fonts to outlines, paths or curves.
Illustrator CS5 or lower
Preferred program

CorelDRAW 8 or lower — Export as an Illustrator ai file

Freehand 10 or lower — Save as editable eps

Artwork Submission
Media: CD or DVD. Please supply a hard copy of art along with media.
Artwork:
art@adbag.com
FTP site: www.aabupload.com

When e-mailing artwork, please include ONLY the PURCHASE ORDER NUMBER associated with your artwork in the SUBJECT LINE. In the body of the e-mail include your company name and information plus your account number.

To avoid confusion and delays, please make sure your e-mail message is as detailed as possible. If you’ve faxed your purchase order and e-mailed your art, please fax a copy of the artwork along with your faxed purcahsed order.

Include necessary traps allowing for the overprint of 2 or more colors with tight registration. Please allow for press movement of up to 1/8”. Artwork involving more than 4 colors must be pre-approved and additional charges may apply.

■ Bag Dimensions
Bag dimensions may vary +/- 1/2” to 1”.

■ WHITE INK ON COLORED FILM DISCLAIMER
White ink on colored bags will not print as a solid white. This is due to the properties of the bag material and the transparent nature of ink — the underlying bag color will introduce a color tint to the white.

■ PLATE CHARGES FOR PLASTIC BAGS & PAPER BAGS
Plate charges are additional and a plate is required for each color and for each side. Standard plate pricing does not apply. E-mail art for pricing. It will vary based on the complexity of the artwork and will be quoted after receipt of artwork.

■ PROOFS
Paper proofs are submitted at no charge on orders for which camera ready art to size was not supplied. American Ad Bag’s liability for accuracy of printed material ends with the customer’s approval of the proof. Normal production scheduling begins following approval of proof.
E-Mail Proofs: FREE

■ RUSH ORDERS
Rush production schedules may be available. Please call for information.
Due to production parameters, we anticipate over or under runs to vary from 10% to 20% based upon product, bag size, complexity of design and printing process. All over run quantities will be invoiced and may not be disputed.

■ SPLIT SHIPMENTS
Full case quantities apply per bag style. Charges are determined by the number of addresses and the quantity per shipment. This service is not available on all items.

■ CANCELLATIONS
Cancellations must be in writing and are subject to all incurred costs, including set-up charges, plates, and artwork.

■ SPECIAL FREIGHT FEES
Inside delivery, residential, redelivery, COD, International, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico incur additional fees. Convention center deliveries may result in freight charges higher than quoted freight amount will be billed accordingly. American Ad Bag reserves the right to submit supplemental invoices after the original invoice has been issued. Freight and duty fees must be charged on your freight account.

■ CLAIMS
No claims will be accepted after 30 days.

■ INDEMNIFICATION
Imprinted artwork of logos, with and without trademarks, copyrights and registration marks, are shown in this catalog to illustrate our decorating capabilities only and are NOT for sale. Logos appearing on products in this catalog do not represent an endorsement of that particular product or any products in the catalog. By submitting order and artwork to American Ad Bag, customer represents that the use or display of artwork will not violate any applicable laws or client restrictions, and hereby agrees to defend and hold American Ad Bag and its officers, shareholders, employees and agents harmless from and against any claims, damages and costs, including attorney’s fees and costs, in any infringement actions as a result of printing the artwork.

Orders: orders@adbag.com
Artwork: art@adbag.com