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Technical specifications for printing

Help us serve you within the prescribed timeframe. Make sure all of your files meet our technical print specifications. Refer to the documents and videos below to learn more about prepress and the print process.

Printing instructions and specifications

Prepress Technical Specifications (.pdf)

This document sets out the standards for: bleed, crop marks, finished size, safety margins, multi-version documents, rich black, colours (CMYK, RGB and Pantone), trapping, spines, total ink, overprint and knockout.

Color conversion profiles

To convert your images to the correct CMYK environment, you must work with the following profils. Take notes that you will find all those profiles by default in your Adobe Photoshop software. :

Sheeted press:
Coated Gracol 2006 :For works printed on Glossy, Matte, Satin paper
U.S Sheetfed Uncoated v2 : For works printed on offset or enviro paper
Presse WEB
U.S Web Coated (SWOP) v2 : For works printed on Gloss, Matte, semi-matte, semi-Gloss, Satin paper.
U.S WEB Uncoated v2 : For works printed on offset, environ, SCA, SCB, Artisan paper.

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Need help?

We will be happy to provide you with remote technical support. One of our technicians will connect directly to your computer to fix the problem or provide you with training. Simply download the TeamViewer application, and then send your 9-digit username and password to

For any questions or comments, please contact:

Éric Gingras
Premedia Director
T 418-387-8908
C 418-999-0593