Arvopaperi, Kauppalehti Fakta, Kauppalehti Optio,  Mikrobitti, Talouselämä ja Tivi.  Images and graphics as high resolution CMYK images (300 dpi) in EPS, JPG or TIFF format.

Tabloid magazines

Kauppalehti, Mediuutiset, and Tekniikka & Talous. Images and graphics as high resolution CMYK images (220 dpi) in EPS, JPG or TIFF format.

File format

Materials must be submitted as printable PDF files, at least in Acrobat 5 (PDF 1.4) format. Images in CMYK format. Graphics and logos in CMYK process colors. No following elements: RGB or Index colors, ICC profiles, OPI links, must not contain any color profiles. Advertising materials in digital form. The materials are stored for a maximum of 3 months.

NOTE! Please note in magazines ads: 5 mm bleed and corner marks. Internal margin recommendation 10 mm.


Fonts must be included in the PDF file.

Font cuts to be used

We recommend using Adobe Fonts. TrueType fonts are not allowed. Texts should be converted to paths if possible. We do not recommend text sizes below 9 points in Tabloid magazines and less than 12 points in negative text in ads.

Separation recommendations

Newspaper reduction must be taken into account when making the material. Total color coverage 240%. Dot spread in midtones 22%. Profile to be used eg WAN-IFRAnewspaper26v5. Repeated tonal area in Kauppalehti 3-90%

Gray balance:


Target density (+0.1):

Cyan    Magenta    Yellow     Black
0.85     0.85               0.85          1.10

We recommend 75% achromatic (GCR) separation.

Maximum black min. 85%, which starts with already light shades. (black starts when cyan is 5%)

We reserve the right to change the color content of the advertisement to match the printing process of the magazine.

We do not recommend the use of 4-color black or the use of small dot-sized negatives or elements due to possible misalignment due to the printing method.

Color profiles

Optio cover: ISO Coated V2 300 and inside PSO LWC Improved
Talouselämä cover: ISO Coated V2 300 and inside PSO MFC Paper
Tivi, Mikrobitti and Arvopaperi covers and inserts: ISO Coated V2 300
If necessary, profiles can be downloaded here

Kauppalehti, Tekniikka & Talous and Media news color profiles can be found here


Page Design and Folding, Kauppalehti, Tekniikka&Talous 

Ahaa Sivunvalmistus Oy, tel. 03 357 1100

Page production, other magazines

Faktor Oy, Alvar Aallon katu 3C, 00100 Helsinki

Contacts, Faktor

Toni Piipponen, 044 788 3899
Simo Winqvist, 0400 883 326