Material Requirements

Print Advert Sizes

A4 Bleed: 305mm (height)  x 217mm (width)
A4 Trim: 297mm (height) x 210mm (width)
½ (h): 130mm (height) x 180mm (width)
½ (v): 267mm (height) x 90mm (width)
¼ (v): 130mm (height) x 85mm (width)
¼ (h): 65mm (height) x 180mm (width)
1/3 (v): 267mm (height) x 55mm (width)
1/3 (h): 95mm (height) x 180mm (width)

Loose inserts by negotiation


Material Requirements

  • PDF (press-ready PDF)
  • All fonts and graphics must be embedded
  • All graphics must be CMYK
  • Conversion from RGB may create colour discrepancies
  • Resolution must be no lower than 300dpi
  • No ICC colour profiles to be embedded
  • Exactly 5mm bleed is required
  • Adverts can be emailed (if file is no bigger than 4Mb), or supplied on disk – we are PC-based
  • Jpeg or tiff files may be supplied, but must be high resolution (no lower than 300dpi) and CMYK
  • Logos or graphics should not be obtained from Websites, as they are usually low resolution
  • Open files cannot be accepted. These include, among others, QuarkXpress, Freehand and CorelDraw


Production Rates

COMPLETE ORIGINATION OF ADVERT (from brochures/business cards etc provided by client)

  • Full page full colour R2100
  • Half page full colour R1550
  • Third page full colour R1250
  • Quarter page full colour R990


Web Advert Requirements

  • Sized in pixels – supplied as gif, jpg or png
  • Can be animated


Terms & Conditions

  • It is Promech Publishing policy that all advertising be placed on left hand pages
  • Any requests for guaranteed positions will be subject to a 50% surcharge
  • Payment terms are strictly 30 days