RPET matte laminated shopping bags printed with 4 color process with 100% ink coverage.Additional sizes are available.Please contact a Custom Bag Specialist for more information.
Bag size shown:
9.5 width x 7 depth x 11.5 height
We require high resolution (vector) digital artwork in one of the following formats..
Adobe Illustrator CS5 or earlier files (all fonts must be outlined)
EPS file (all fonts must be outlined)
PDF file (all fonts must be outlined / embedded)
Photoshop (300 dpi minimum at 100%) 1 color print ONLY
JPEG (300 dpi minimum at 100%) 1 color print ONLY
If you are having difficulties sending your artwork in one of the above formats, please email the artwork file to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact one of our Custom Bag Specialist at 877 703 7907 for help.
Pixilated files such as TIF, BMP, JPG, GIF and PNG are not appropriate for print jobs that require printing in spot colors because they can't separate properly for printing. There is a fee of $75.00 / hour for recreating the art in vector format. A Custom Bags Inc. representative will contact you with an estimate before the work is started. We will give you (via email) the completed vector art for your future use on other projects.
Art can be submitted the following ways:
Emailed to : email@example.com
Mailed to :
Custom Bags Inc
218 Main St. # 222
East Setauket, NY 11733
If mailed, must be one of the above mention files on a CD. Please include output of art so we can reference when we open the file from the CD). Please do not send camera ready art that has been output. We can only accept digital art. Please contact a Custom Bags Inc. rep for further assistance.
We can recreate your art for you. There is a fee for cleanup of art files that do not meet print quality standards. A Custom Bags Inc. representative will be happy to offer an estimate before the work is started. We will give you (via email) the completed vector art for your future use on other sections.
Post printing: Ink printing on bags that are already made (see Printing Processes for full description).
Hot stamping: Another form of printing on bags that are already made. This uses foils that are adhered with heat instead of ink (see Printing Processes for full description).
Spot Printing: Printing single colors indicated in the artwork (see Printing Processes for full description).
Process Print: Printing using CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black) for very intricate complicated print jobs with more than 4 colors (see Printing Processes for full description).
Printing and Converting: Printing on rolls of paper or plastic and converting the material to bags in the same process (see Printing Processes for full description).
Percentage of the surface of the bag that is covered by ink.
PMS Color: PMS (Pantone Matching System) is the universal color chart used in the print industry.
Registration: This refers to the position of multiple colors in a piece of artwork. If a piece of art has 2 colors and the 2 colors touch some where on the art, this is considered tight registration. We use the term registration because the colors must appear in the same spot every time.
Lead time: Amount of time for a job to be produced.
Over / Under Run %: Over and Under run is a percentage of the amount of bags that the job could end up over the initial quantity ordered or under the initial quantity ordered (see Printing Processes for full description).
Domestic Production: Bags produced in the USA.
Overseas Production: Bags produced in Asia.
LDPE: Low Density Polyethylene.
LLDPE: Linear Low Density Polyethylene.
HDPE: High Density Polyethylene.
Formulas for calculating Weight per 1000 bags:
This formula is used to calculate the minimum number of bags needed for a run.
Material type: LDPE, LLDPE, Polypropylene
L X W / 3 X 2 X Gauge / 10 =
12 X 12 (144) / 3 (48) x 2 (96) X 2 gauge (192) / 10 = 19.2 lbs / 1000
19.2 lbs per 1000 / 500 lbs = 26,000 bags
HDPE L x W x .0686 x gauge = Weight per 1000 bags
12 x 12 (144) x .0686 x 1.5 mil = 14.82 lbs / 1000
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