Reach the Decision Makers in the Lubricants Industry!

Advertise in Compoundings to get your brand out in front.

Compoundings reaches ILMA member companies that are the leaders in lubricant manufacturing, supply and marketing, as well as international companies manufacturing lubricants outside North America.

Compoundings covers trends in the lubricants industry and provides market reports, international business insights, legislative and regulatory updates, an industry calendar of events and more, as well as what’s going on with ILMA and ILMA members.

2018 Editorial Calendar

Issue
Themes
Ad Close
Art Due

January

New President Profile: Dave Croghan
State of the Lubricant Application Market
Arctic Opportunities in Marine Lubricants and Greases

12/11/2017

12/18/2017

February

Logistics Trends
State of the Lubricant Application Method Market
Grooming the Next Generation

Bonus Distribution: ICIS World Base Oils Conference

1/10/2018

1/17/2018

March

PR Guidance/Crisis Communication
Aquatic/Marine Lubricants
Joint Ventures

Bonus Distribution: F&L Week, in March 6-9, 2018 in Macao

Hot Products Section

2/05/2018

2/12/2018

April

Assessing Your Business to Expand
Management Forum Topic Preview
Clean Coal/Mining Effect on Industry

Bonus Distribution: ILMA 2018 Management Forum

3/07/2018

3/14/2018

May

Aviation/Aerospace
Off-Highway Vehicle/Equipment Lubricants
Automatic Transmission Fluid

Bonus Distribution: STLE Annual Meeting

4/04/2018

4/11/2018

June

Business Challenges in the Quick Lube Industry
3D Printing
Manufacturing

Hot Products Section

5/08/2018

5/15/2018

July

Disaster Preparedness
Coal Coatings, Metal Stamping and Dry Lubricants
Product Placement and Embedded Marketing

6/04/2018

6/11/2018

August

Lubricants in Health Care
Lubricants Manufacturing Safety/Emergency Response
Sponsorships for Marketing

7/02/2018

7/10/2018

September

Rebranding
Greases
Philanthropy

Bonus Distribution: ICIS NA Industrial Lubricants Conference

7/27/2018

8/03/2018

October

Re-refining/Recycling
Annual Meeting Topic Preview
Base Oils

Bonus Distribution: ILMA 2018 Annual Meeting

8/20/2018

8/27/2018

November

Annual Meeting Coverage
Distribution and Shipping
Packaging Automation Developments

Hot Products Section

Bonus Distribution: ICIS Pan American Base Oils & Lubricants Conference

10/5/2018

10/12/2018

December

2019 Outlook Roundtable
Marketing in 2019
Three New Advancements in Lubricant Effectiveness

11/01/2018

11/08/2018

 

 

Compoundings is ILMA's primary communication tool. Through its monthly distribution, the magazine informs members about trends in the lubricants industry and provides a venue of where members can become known in the industry through advertising, columns, and articles.

2018 Rates & Specs

Ad Size

1-3x 4-8x 9-12x
Outside Back Cover $4,000 $3,800 $3,600
Inside Front Cover $3,800 $3,610 $3,420
Inside Back Cover $3,800 $3,610 $3,420
Full Page $3,200 $3,040 $2,880
1/2 Page Horizontal $2,200 $2,090 $1,980
1/4 Page $1,200 $1,140 $1,080
3-Page Foldout Pricing available upon request.
2-Page Spread Pricing available upon request.
Hot Products Special Section $1,600 - full page
Bellyband Pricing available on request

All prices are net. There are no agency discounts. Non-member companies must pay in advance.

Position W x H
Full Page Bleed 8.75 x 11.25
Full Page Trim 8.5 x 11
1/2 Page Horizontal 6.75 x 4.75
1/4 Page 3.25 x 4.75
3-Page Foldout Bleed 17 x 11.25 plus 8.75 x 11.25
2-Page Spread Bleed 17.5 x 11.25
Bellyband Specs

Total Size: 18” x 5” (plus .125" bleed)

Left Flap: 5.5” (With 1.5” overlay)
Front: 8.5”
Right Flap: 4”

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND FORMATS

  • high-resolution PDF/X-1a file is required for all ads.
  • Colors must be CMYK. No ICC profiles, RGB or Pantone colors.
  • Resolution of all photography and scanned illustrations must be at least 300 dpi. Line art should be 600 dpi.
  • Vital copy and images must be at least 1/8” away from trim. Spread ads must have at least 3/8” total gutter.
  • Materials should be submitted without crop marks, but full page ads should include the required 1/8" bleed.
  • All fonts used must be embedded in the PDF file.
  • Using the bold, italic or other style keys is not encouraged. Please use the bold or italic version of the font (For example, instead of making Adobe® Garamond bold with the style key, use the actual font for Adobe® Garamond Bold).
  • Flatten all layers and set transparency to highest setting.
  • Ads must be suitable to print as-is. ILMA is not responsible for any errors in content.
  • Necessary alterations are the responsibility of and at the expense of the advertiser. All materials must be submitted in accordance with the published deadlines and meet the criteria stated in the advertising policy.

PLEASE NOTE: Materials that do not meet the stated advertising specifications will be rejected. 

PRODUCTION CONTACT

sendmyad@theygsgroup.com
The YGS Group
3650 West Market Street
York, PA 17404
Tel: +1 717 505 9701