Specifications: Standard design, custom plates and signs are produced on .024” thickness aluminum. .032” thickness aluminum available for auto license plates in white background only. Add $0.35(c) each for .032 thickness, regardless of quantity ordered. All copy and a standard border will be embossed.
Normal production time: Approximately 20-25 business days after client’s approval of virtual proof. FOR RUSH SERVICE: Approximately ten business days. Call for current production schedule and rush charge.
Prices: All prices are USD and FOB 30084 (GA). Products with different copy may not be grouped for combined quantity price. For quantities falling between pricing breaks, use smaller quantity pricing. Returned check charge is $35.
Proofs: Presentation paper proof $20.00(z) mailed, $10.00(z) faxed or first proof e-mailed free, plus cost of artwork. Additional e-mailed proofs for same order $10.00(z). Proofs must be ordered for new orders requiring copyright or trademark licensor approval.
Artwork: No artwork charge if supplied with color separated, professional, computer ready vector artwork. Vector art is an editable contour line drawing or typeset copy usually created in a professional graphic program such as Adobe Illustrator, CorelDRAW, or Freehand. The artwork remains crisp and clear when enlarged or reduced. Raster art or bitmaps (jpeg, gif, png and bmp) become pixelated when enlarged or used for printing. Our preferred graphic program is CorelDRAW X7 or Illustrator CC. If available, please send files in their native format. Factory supplied artwork for proof or production will be billed at $50/hour.
Colors: Basic prices include choice of one standard background color and one imprint color. Add extra charge for each additional color. Call for pricing when varying imprint colors on an order. Add $0.05(z) per item for halftones. Most Pantone Matching System (PMS) colors are available. Although not guaranteed, we will try to match PMS colors as closely as possible.
Reverse-out: Print background colors other than standard background colors to within 1/4” of edge of plate.
Bylines: Add $0.05(z) per item.
Overruns and underruns: All orders are subject to 5% over or under run.
Exact run charge: Please add 5% to the cost of your order for exact quantity to be shipped. No exceptions.
Shipping: See product specs for shipping weights (FOB 30084). Normal shipping will be by least expensive method unless otherwise directed. Sorry, no COD shipments permitted.
Packaging: See product specs for individual packaging options.
Order issues: Any order discrepancies must be reported within 60 days from receipt.
Drop shipments: Orders shipped at one time to one or more destinations are $5.00(z) per additional destination.
Split shipments: No split shipments on orders less than 5,000 plates. Orders can be held up to 6 months free of charge, but entire order will be billed at time of initial shipment.
Delayed shipments: If held over sixty days, orders will be billed at price that applies at time of shipment.
Cancellations: Orders are considered firm and cannot be canceled without written authorization from factory. Any art and production costs incurred to that point will be invoiced accordingly.
Changes to orders: All changes to orders must be requested in writing and will be acknowledged by authorization from the factory. Increases in orders will be treated as separate orders unless notification is received prior to production of original order.
Trademarks: Distributors along with their clients and customers must obtain proper authorization to use any and all trademarks presented to us for reproduction. We can assume no liability for any disputes arising out of any unauthorized use of trademarks presented to us for reproduction.
UPC / licensed product label: A licensed product or UPC label can be affixed to each product. Please call factory for pricing.
*Illustrations of logo, trademarks or designs on products on our website do not necessarily imply endorsement of those products. They merely indicate our manufacturing capabilities.