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2013 ADVERTISING DEADLINES
ISSUE
SPACE
RESERVATION
AD
MATERIALS
February
1/11
1/22
April
3/15
3/25
June
4/22
4/29
August
7/17
7/31
October
9/10
9/18
December
11/20
11/27


Rates: For information regarding advertising rates, please contact Ann Marie Fellom at: lma@lightmetalage.com.

Web: Some advertising is available on the Light Metal Age website. For information contact Ann Marie Fellom at advertising@lightmetalage.com.

Inserts: Must be furnished ready for binding, requiring no backing up or tipping in. Rates on request. Check with publisher on all inserts as to size, quantity, weight, and shipping instructions. Send sample.

Ad Composition/Changes or Additions: Advertisers will be charged a minimum half hour rate of $87.50. All changes subject to advertiser's approval.

Special Positions:Rates on request.

Short Rates:Advertisers will be short rated if, within a 12-month period, they do not use the amount of space upon which their billings have been based.

 

SPECIAL CLASSIFICATIONS:

Classified Rates

Per column inch

1 Time

$121.00

3 Times

$117.00

6 Times

$109.00

 

ACCEPTED DISCOUNTS AND PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS:

No cash discount is offered.

Only checks drawn on a U.S. bank in U.S. dollars or an International Money Order payable directly to the Light Metal Age bank account are acceptable (details provided separately). Direct deposits or bank wire transfers require an additional $20.00 to cover bank charges.


COPY AND CONTRACT REGULATIONS:

Cancellations may be made up to but not after the ad material deadline.

 

MECHANICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Publication trim size is 8 1/4 X 11 1/8 inches. Type size is 7 X 10 inches. Three columns, each 2 1/4 inches wide.

 
Width Depth
Width Depth
1 page 7 x 10 inches (17.78 x 25.4 cm)  
2/3 page 4 5/8 x 10 inches (11.75 x 25.4 cm)
 
1/2 page 7 x 4 7/8 inches (17.78 x 12.38 cm)

3 1/2 x 10 inches (8.89 x 25.4 cm)

1/2 page Island 4 5/8 x 7 1/2 inches (11.75 x 19.05 cm)
 
1/3 page 2 1/4 x 10 inches (5.72 x 25.4 cm)
4 5/8 x 4 7/8 inches (11.75 x 12.38 cm)
1/4 page 3 3/8 x 4 7/8 inches (8.57 x 12.38 cm)
 
1/6 page 2 1/4 x 4 7/8 inches (5.72 x 12.38 cm)
 

Bleed Page Size: 8 1/2 x 11 3/8 inches (21.59 x 28.8925 cm)


Trapping: 0.003" (0.216 pt)


Printing: By offset (sheet fed).


Binding: Perfect and/or Saddlestitched.

 

Inserts: Should provide a folded lip 3 inches beyond and along the length of the backbone to allow for saddlestitch binding. 1/8 inch head trim is needed. Insert size as folded should be 8 5/8 x 11 1/2 inches. This allows for trim to 8 1/4 x 11 1/8 inches. No lip is necessary for inserts placed in perfect bound issues.

 

Ad Material Storage: Ad materials are stored for 1 year then destroyed unless otherwise requested in writing.

 

Shipping Instructions: Digital files and insertion orders should be sent via email to amf@lightmetalage.com.

 

AD FORMAT REQUIRMENTS:

Digital ads are preferred. Send digital ads as high resolution PDF files. Images should be at least 300 dpi. Send the ad via email as a zipped or compressed file, or on a CD or DVD.

 

ISSUANCE AND CLOSING DATES:

Issued bimonthly as published. Closing dates may vary according to issue. Call for exact closing dates.

 

CIRCULATION INFORMATION:

Circulation is international, covering aluminum, magnesium, titanium, beryllium and associated nonferrous industries in the United States and throughout the world. Circulation goes to primary production plants, smelters and secondary reduction plants and to semi-fabrication plants, extrusion plants, rolling mills, billet and ingot casting operations, wire and rod mills, forging, die casting, permanent molding, anodizing and coil coating operations. Recipients are executives, presidents, general managers, technicians, metallurgist, chemists and engineers responsible for fabrication, production and operation in light metal plants.

 

MISCELLANEOUS:

Light Metal Age was established in 1943. It is published by Fellom Publishing Company.