Publication trim size:
8 1⁄8 x 10 7⁄8 in
205 x 275 mm
Full Page Live Area:
7 x 10 in
180 x 255 mm
8 3⁄8 x 11 1⁄8 in
215 x 285 mm
2-Column Page: 3 3⁄8 in, 85 mm
3-Column Page: 2 1⁄8 in, 55 mm
Web Offset, 4-color sequence (black, cyan, magenta, yellow)
Preferred Materials: Digital artwork can be supplied in most platforms including high resolution PDF, Adobe InDesign, QuarkXpress, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Please ensure colors are CMYK or PMS spot, and include a color proof. All fonts should either be included or converted to outlines.
QuarkXpress – use the collect for output function to extract your document, attach all fonts, ensure colors are CMYK or PMS spot colors.
Adobe InDesign – preflight to ensure colors are CMYK or PMS spot colors and use the package function to extract your document and copy all fonts and images.
Adobe Illustrator – save any graphics in EPS format with fonts included. Ensure colors are set to CMYK or PMS spot colors
Adobe Photoshop – save as EPS files in CMYK format with a preview of 8 bits/pixel and binary encoding. Minimum resolution must be 254 pixels/inch (100 pixels/cm).
$250 conversion fee for commercial film (right reading, emulsion side down). Minimum 150 line screen for halftones. Provide press proof.
FTP Requirements: You may supply your advertisement to the Drilling Contractor FTP site. Connection details are:
Host (FTP Address): ftp://pmtdscftp.rrd.com
User ID: dc
Directory: Atlantic Communication
Folder: Drilling Contractor
Shipping instructions: You may also send advertising materials via mail to:
c/o Atlantic Communications
Attn: Rob Garza
1635 W. Alabama
Houston, TX 77006-4196
Ph: 713-529-1616 ext. 768 • Fax: 713-523-7804