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2016 Media Kit

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(No Rate Increases since 2009)

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These rates are for Black and White, add $465 for fullcolor (4C) or $202 for spot color.

SPACE 1X 3X 6X 9X 12X
ONE PAGE $1372 $1303 $1237 $1172 $1114
2/3 PAGE $930 $883 $845 $796 $757
1/2 PAGE $693 $658 $628 $592 $563
1/3 PAGE $466 $444 $417 $399 $377
1/4 PAGE $349 $328 $314 $293 $283
1/6 PAGE $243 $222 $209 $199 $191
1/9 PAGE $183 $173 $165 $156 $148



one page 7" x 10" (trim size 8-1/2" x 11")
one page with full bleed 8-3/4" x 11-1/4"
2/3 page 4-5/8" x 10" (island)
1/2 page 3-3/8" x 10" (vertical)
1/2 page 4-5/8" x 7" (island)
1/2 page 7 " x 4-3/4" (horizontal)
1/3 page 2-1/4" x 10" (vertical)
1/4 page 4-5/8" x 3-5/8" (island)
1/4 page 3-3/8" x 4-7/8" (standard)
1/6 page 2-1/4" x 4-7/8"
1/9 page 2-1/4" x 3-1/4"

Four-color (4C), per page or fractional page, add $465.

Spot color (2C) add $202 per color. Spot Color includes standard red, blue, green, yellow, or any specified color. Provide PMS number or swatch. Guaranteed date of placement made upon receipt of complete ad.
No guarantee of color match without color proof.

Trim size: 8½" x 11".
Full Page Bleed Size: 8¾" x 11¼".

Bleeds: ¼" over trim size (essential material must be 3/8" from edge).
Print area: 42x60 picas; half-tones 85 to 150 line screen; printing: sheet-fed offset, 60 lb. coated stock;
Please send electronic files.

PDF (Press Optimized) with embedded fonts or 300 dpi. If you choose to send files on a CD, please send all files on CD with a laser or other match print. For FTP site file transfer information, please send an e-mail to info@fpcmag.com or upload following the link at the top of the Advertising page. Please contact us with any other questions.

Ads must be received by the first of the month for insertion in the following month’s issue (i.e., February 1 for March edition). Please call for extensions, if desired, by the 1st. Ads received past deadlines are subject to late fees, up to $400.00 per day.

Back outside cover, add 15%.
Inside covers, centerfold, add 10%.
Other requested positions, add 5%.

Cancellation orders must be in written form and be received by the first of the month preceding month of insertion date.

Net cash, 30 days from billing date (fourth Friday of each month). Late payment fee of 1¼% added monthly. 5% discount for full payment in advance. (This Pre-Pay discount of 5% is for non-invoiced full payment received by the 1st of the month preceding insertion, i.e., February 1 for March edition).

Publisher not responsible for typographical errors, omission of copy, or misrepresentation of copy in ads. Ads must relate to fire sprinkler industry. Publisher reserves right to reject ads deemed unsuitable. Publisher not liable for delays in delivery and/or non-delivery in the event or act of God or any condition beyond our control.

Up to three inserts per month, on first come, first served basis.

FPC, 550 High Street, Suite 220, Auburn, CA 95603; (530) 823-0706, E-mail info@fpcmag.com



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