Recommendations for creating print-ready files

Greif Ltd Prepress Department utilises the Heidelberg Suprasetter 106 CTP with the Fuji XMF 6.1.2 Workflow and digital imposition software.

The requirements for print-ready files are as follows:

  • print-ready PDF file must comply with the PDF-X/1a requirements
  • all objects in the file must be translated into either CMYK or Pantone colour mode
  • all pages must have a proper bleed
  • all pages must be presented as single pages in the PDF file, including empty pages
  • recommended resolution for all raster images is 300dpi, or 260dpi when printing on uncoated papers
  • all fonts used must be embedded in the PDF print file
  • the publication’s trimmed area must be placed in the centre of the PDF file page

Further information about creating a print-ready file can be obtained from our specialists via e-mail at or over the phone +372 56 220 740