Communication and data exchange

Readable data and data carriers at Töpfer Kulmbach GmbH:

File formats

  • ArtPro 12.0 and lower
  • Adobe Illustrator CS6 and lower
  • Macromedia FreeHand MX and lower
  • CorelDraw 11 and lower
  • QuarkXPress 7 and lower
  • InDesign CS6 and lower
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6 and lower (tiff, psd or eps, including the correct ICC-profile)

Media Formats

  • CD-Rom and DVD in HFS or ISO formats

Online Transfers

  • Per E-Mail: litho[at]
  • Per FTP: ; User and Password will be announced.
    In case of transfers via e-mail or FTP: Please compress data if at all possible

Important Aspects

Please attach the original typefaces and typesetting to all data. Please attach all picture and image data used in the design. If at all possible do not embed picture and image data into illustrator. Special colours to be printed should not be defined in CMYK, if at all possible. All elements and type faces used should be positioned with a minimum distance of at least 2 mm from the bleed. In the case of gravure printed labels the line thickness of the elements and typefaces used should be at least 0.07 mm. Negative lines should have a minimum thickness of at least 0.18 mm. The resolution of pictures must be 300 dpi, Bitmaps should have a resolution of 1200 dpi. Already integrated spreads are not essential.