The 2022-2023 Flexible Packaging Buyer's Guide 

With a shelf life of one year, the Buyer's Guide is one of the most cost-effective and impactful advertising vehicles you can choose.

Published in June and trusted as a valuable industry reference resource, the Flexible Packaging Buyer's Guide is a comprehensive, categorized directory of products and services and the members who provide them. Reach industry leaders looking for a different way to package an existing brand or in need of a packaging solution when you secure your spot in the 2022-2023 Buyer's Guide!

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RATES AND SPECS

4-color
Specs
1x

Back Cover

Bleed: 8.625" x 11.125"
Trim: 8.375" x 10.875"

$2,000

Inside Front or Inside Back Cover

Bleed: 8.5" x 11.125"
Trim: 8.375" x 10.875"

$1,875

Full Page

Bleed: 8.5" x 11.125"
Trim: 8.375" x 10.875"

$1,625

Half Page

Horizontal: 7.3125" x 3.25"

$1,250

Third Page

Horizontal: 7.3125" x 3.25"

$970

Text and logos must be at least .25" from trim.

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. FPA is not responsible for any errors in content.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Materials that do not meet the stated advertising specifications will be rejected.
  • 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.

 

PRODUCTION CONTACT

sendmyad@theygsgroup.com

The YGS Group
3650 West Market Street
York, PA 17404
Tel: 717.505.9701

Innovation Showcase

This standalone piece features flexible packaging solutions that meet expectations and needs through advancements in materials, graphics, structure, new uses, extended shelf life, and sustainability. The publication highlights the winners and all entries for the FPA Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition and is mailed with the May/June issue of FlexPack VOICE®.

RATES AND SPECS

4-color
Specs
1x

Inside Front Cover

Bleed: 8.625" x 11.25" 

Trim: 8.5" x 11" 

 

$1,875

Inside Back Cover

Bleed: 8.625" x 11.25" 

Trim: 8.5" x 11" 

 

$1,875

Back Cover

Bleed: 8.75" x 11.25" 

Trim: 8.5" x 11" 

$2,000

Full Page

Bleed: 8.625" x 11.25" 

Trim: 8.5" x 11" 

$1,625

Half Page

Horizontal: 7.25" x 4.875"

$1,250

Text and logos must be at least .25" from trim.