- Art Department



Labels Xpress strives to stay up to date with recent technologies in the graphics field to give our clients a wider range of freedom and versatility. Our design group is capable of handling most vector based artwork done in both Mac and PC Platforms and are always ready to assist you with your graphic needs.


Labels Xpress currently accepts Artwork Files in the following formats:



  • EPS
  • AI
  • PDF (no compression)

Minimum Screen: 3% color (do not fade off to 0%to avoid harsh breakoff).
Bleed: 0.125" total ( 0.0625 each side)
Minimum Line Width: 0.7 pt for positive & 1 pt for reverse
Minimum Font Size: 6 pt
Small of fine type reversed out of 4 color process may need a stroke.
Small or fine type preferred to be in spot color when against white.
Combination of fine screens and heavy solid area of the same color may requires an additional spot color to achieve the intended density.
Barcode width reduction (BWR) 0.0015


  • EPS
  • AI
  • PDF 
  • JPG
  • PSD
  • TIFF

Unsupported Formats:

    • Microsoft Office 

    Make sure all fonts are converted to paths, curves or outlines before submitting your artwork. All colors are to be clearly marked to identify items to be printed with PMS color numbers.

    Whenever possible, black-and-white or color proofs should be submitted with the artwork in order to evaluate the translation of any converted files. When supplying artwork electronically a pdf of your artwork is preferred if possible.


    CMYK for full color
    GREYSCALE for BW color files
    SPOT for multiple colors
    All colors are to be clearly marked to identify items to be printed with PMS color number or name.


    Labels Xpress has the capacity to read files presented on USB thumb drives CD-ROM's and DVD.

Files can be sent to us electronically via E-mail up to a maximum file size of 10MB or uploaded directly using the Upload Artwork Tab.

Any files that are compressed must be saved as Self-Extracting Archives when possible. Labels Xpress does have the capacity to decompress most of the industry standard compression formats.

All pre-press preparations to supplied artwork will be done by Labels Xpress creative department.

If you have any further questions about submitting your artwork to Labels Xpress feel free to contact us at (800) 367-7336.