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Art Work

For the fastest service, we recommend providing process-ready and digitally produced artwork. Hard copy artwork will result in extra charges. Artwork requiring touch-up, design, color separation, typesetting or rearranging for use may result in art charges. The factory reserves the right to determine whether artwork is process ready to ensure the highest quality imprinting.

Artwork and Design Charges
Art Modification Charge (proof included): $50.00(C) per hour
Typesetting: $50.00(C) per hour
Line Drawing: $150.00(G) per hour
Creative Services Fee: $150.00(G) per hour
Halftone Conversion: $25.00(G) per piece

Art Layout
In addition to process-ready artwork, please include a layout instruction page. A layout is a printed (or printable) version of your artwork that illustrates images, logos, graphics, color breaks, font styles and sizes, and their locations.
Artwork Submissions When submitting artwork, please include the following:
  • Company name
  • Customer service representative
  • P.O. number
  • Product number and name
  • Type of decorating process
  • Art layout instructions
  • Check artwork requirements
  • Include company name and identifying information included on any e-mail subject line
Our art department uses CorelDraw. Artwork may be sent on disk or via e-mail in the following formats: CorelDraw (.cdr), Adobe Illustrator (.ai or .eps), or high resolution tiff file (600 dpi or greater). Files must be readable on an IBM PC.
Good quality black-and-white camera-ready art is required. Photocopies, business cards, letterheads, colored layouts, etc. will be subject to clean-up charges of $50.00(C) per hour.
Artwork File Submission for Stock Products
Please include a laser printed hard copy of your artwork with the disk. All fonts must be converted to curves (paths, outlines).
Submit all stock product art files to artwork@stregiscrystal.com
Artwork for SpectraPrint
High resolution rastor or vector artwork is required. Rastor artwork can be sent as a .tif, bitmap or .jpg and must be 300 dpi or greater. Vector artwork is preferred for all logos and text.
Photoshop files (.psd) should be sent with logos and text on separate layers.
Solid coated PMS numbers are required for all logos to ensure the closest possible color match. If PMS numbers are not available, a hard copy of the artwork is required in order for us to provide an accurate color match.
Electronic Artwork for Custom Products
When submitting artwork, please include the operating software and version number on your art layout page.
Acceptable software versions include:
  • Adobe Illustrator CS5 or lower
  • Adobe Illustrator CS5 or lower
  • Corel Draw X5 or lower
Most imprinting processes require copy and artwork to be supplied in a 100% black and 100% white vector based file (Adobe Illustrator or Corel Draw). Four-color process screening requires artwork that is a minimum of 300 dpi and 100% of imprint size.
Artwork File Submission for Custom Products
  • All imprint area templates are available on our password protected website and may be downloaded to use for submitting art at 100% to scale. Using imprint area templates may help avoid artwork changes. Contact any Customer Service representative for information on how to access templates.
  • Xeroxes, faxes, web images, photocopies, Polaroids or any unauthorized usage of images are not acceptable forms of production-ready artwork.

Production Information

Colorfill Charges
For colorfill not included in price, or additional colors, please add (per piece, per color): $10.00(C.
Standard Colors:
Gold   Sliver   Black   White   Red   Blue   Yellow   Green
While standard colors usually suffice, occasionally specific PMS colors are required. Although we cannot guarantee an exact match, we are able to mix enamels to get as close as possible to your Pantone (PMS) color.

Color Match Charges
PMS Color Match:$20.00(C)

Cards, candy and gift enclosures can be inserted. Please contact our Customer Service department for details and quote.
Minimum Order
For orders less than minimum quantity listed, $20.00(C) run charge will apply.
Every effort is made to ship the exact quantity ordered; however, on all custom items, we reserve the right to ship up to 10% over the ordered amount on like items. Orders for exact quantities must be quoted in writing as such.

Paper, E-mail or Faxed Proof:Free; $18.50(G) per change
A paper proof will be faxed/e-mailed for approval prior to production. Production cannot begin without receipt of an accepted paper proof.
Virtual Proof:Free; $20.00(G) per change

Pre-Production Samples
If requested, a pre-production or spec sample will be supplied. The sample item will be billed at regular prices, plus set-up charges and shipping. A $20.00(C) run charge will apply.
Photocast and Double Etched Photocast
Prices include photocast zinc plate. Finish options include Silvertone, Brasstone, Bronzetone and Coppertone. Multiple finishes are available for Double Etched Photocast, call for quote. Nickel Silver or Copper may be substituted for Brass, please call for quote. For etched and colorfilled, add $60.00(C) set up for first color, $35.00(C) for each additional color.
All prices are in U.S. Dollars.
Prices valid through December 31, 2013.
Single position Deep Etch, Laser Engraving or SpectraPrint included in all prices (unless indicated).
Pricing Without Etching
Use end column pricing. This excludes items that cannot be etched.
Repeat Orders
There is no set-up charge for repeat orders of the same item using identical artwork. For repeat orders of less than $100.00, a $20.00(C) run charge will apply.
Second Position Etch
When a second position (second side) is etched, the following etching charges apply:
(Sq Inch) 1-23 24-99 100+  
1 - 10 $8.00 $7.00 $6.00  
11 - 20 $14.00 $12.50 $11.00  
21 - 30 $20.00 $18.00 $16.00 3c  
For sizes larger than 30 square inches, add $0.60(C) per square inch Set-up charge of $40.00(C) will be required for Second Position Etching.
Set-Up Charges
On orders for multiple items of different sizes, the set-up charge on additional items will be waived, as long as all items are produced at the same time.
Deep Etching (Glass Etching) – no set-up charge for exact repeat orders:$80.00(C)
Glass Etching – 2nd position (side):$40.00(C)
Double Etched, per color:$65.00(C)
Laser – Acrylic, Stonecast™, Wood, Art Glass, Flexibrass™, Metal:$80.00(C)
Laser – 2nd position (side):$40.00(C)
Laser – Wood with metal highlights:$90.00(C)
Metal Etched, per color:$65.00(C)
Pad Printing:$80.00(C)
Photocast, per color:$65.00(C)
Rotary Engraving:$30.00(C)
Screening – 1st color:$80.00(C)
Screening – each additional color:$40.00(C)
SpectraPrint (full color digital printing):$100.00(C)

Reproduce full-color artwork on crystal, glass, acrylic, Stonecast™, wood or metal surfaces with exacting detail. SpectraPrint imprinting is available for most items shown in the catalog. contact customer service for pricing and availability.

Text Changes (personalizations)
Up to 4 Lines:$6.00(C) per award
Over 4 Lines:$10.00(C) per award
If text changes occur at a different location to the logo, Second Position Etching Charges (see Second Position Etch section, page 221) apply, in addition to Text Change charges.

Alternative Base Finishes

Our acrylic awards feature unique, reflective shapes and designs, mounted on cast metal, satin pewter finished or nickel-plated bases. Alternative base finishes available are:
A:Bright Gold    C:Bright Copper    E:Satin Bronze    G:Satin Gold   
B:Bright Silver    D:Black Nickel    F:Satin Silver   

Shipping Information

Call Out Programs
We have complete fulfillment capabilities to manage call out programs. Please note the following program requirements:
  • $1,000.00(X) minimum order
  • Program duration: One year
  • Remaining product is shipped and billed at year end
  • Call out charge: $25.00(X) per call out
Collect or 3rd Party Shipments
Add $8.00(G) handling charge per destination, plus normal freight charges. Accurate “Bill To” information required to avoid chargebacks. Distributor is responsible for all chargebacks. $15.00(G) fee will apply.
Courier Shipments
To ensure safe delivery by parcel carriers (UPS, FedEx, etc.), additional packaging is required. $6.00(G) per shipping carton will be added to the invoice.
Drop Shipments
Multiple identical shipments will be processed at the following discounted rates:
Shipments   Price(G)
10 - 49   $3.00
50 - 99   $2.75
100+   $2.50
Courier over-packing charge of $6.00(G) will apply. Freight charges not included. For discounted rates to apply, complete drop ship details must be submitted in Excel (.xls) format (call Customer Service for template).
Gift Wrapping
Gold foil wrapping paper available: Add $5.00(G) per package.
International Shipments
Add $25.00(G) per shipment. International shipping account to be provided. Any chargebacks, duties or taxes may be billed to the distributor up to 90 days or more (service charge $15.00(G) will apply).
We will use customer labels, if provided, at no extra charge. Charge for typing shipping label is $1.25(X) per label.
Production Time
Unless otherwise noted, normal production time is 7 to 10 working days from approval of artwork, proof and sample (subject to inventory). For orders requiring colorfill, add 1 day per color.
Rush Orders
Rush charges apply to all charges when accelerated scheduling is required to meet a requested ship date. Scheduling begins from the date that all order components (final production information, furnished artwork, personalized list, etc.) and proof approvals are received by the factory. Add 5% of total order for each day under normal production time. Minimum rush charge: $62.50(G).
Shipping and Fulfillment: FOB Indianapolis, IN
Orders are shipped prepaid with shipping charges added to the invoice. Air shipments must be confirmed in writing.Orders may be shipped UPS, common carrier or Federal Express depending on circumstances. Title and risk of loss to merchandise passes to the customer upon delivery to carrier. Recourse rests exclusively with the carrier. We recommend that you retain the original outer cartons, packing materials and any broken items received for inspection.
Skid Shipments
Where economical, larger orders will be packed and shrink wrapped on a skid for maximum protection. $20.00(G) per skid will be added to the invoice.
Split Shipments
When an order is shipped to two or more destinations at the same time, a split shipment charge of $8.00(G) will apply. Freight charges not included. International shipment charges (if applicable) will also apply.
Cancelled orders will be billed for all labor and material costs incurred up to confirmed receipt of written notification of cancellation.
© 2013

Patents applied for. Any reproduction, whether in whole or in part, of this catalog or the works contained herein without the express written authorization of R.S. Owens is strictly prohibited.
Damages and Breakages
Each item will be carefully packed prior to shipment. However, due to the nature of the products, damage may still occur. All claims for damages must first be made with the carrier. Please notify your Customer Service department to arrange for replacements.
Disclaimers and Dire Warnings
Product styles may vary slightly from ones pictured in our catalog. All products with imprints are shown for illustrative purposes only; none are offered for sale. All liability for the proper use of logos or trademarks rests with the customer. We assume no liability for trademark or copyright disputes. We reserve the right to photograph or show as samples any item produced by us, without any liability as to trademark or artwork rights. All logos shown in the catalog are for display purposes only. No endorsement of products should be implied.
Defects in materials and workmanship will be corrected without charge. However, please be aware that even in the finest crystal, minor variations in clarity can occur. Occasional air bubbles, chill marks or flow lines ane inevitable. Such minor variations are not considered defects.
Payment Terms
30 days net, subject to credit approval. Visa and MasterCard accepted at time of invoice.
Prices & Product Availability
Prices, specifications and terms of sale are subject to change without notice. All orders are subject to material availability. R.S. Owens is not liable for inability to deliver due to material shortages.
Product Sizes/Imprint Areas
Prices, specifications and terms of sale are subject to change without notice. All orders are subject to material availability. R.S. Owens is not liable for inability to deliver due to material shortages.
Proposition 65 Warning
Proposition 65 requires that we warn California residents that consuming food or beverages that have been stored or served in leaded crystal products or handling products made of Lead Crystal will expose them to lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Random Samples
Random samples will be billed at end column pricing. Credit (excluding freight costs) will be passed for all samples returned within 30 days. Please include a copy of your invoice with returned samples.
Reboxing Charges
Standard packaging is indicated on every item in the catalog. Most items can be reboxed and packaging upgrades are available. Please contact Customer Service for packaging upgrades.
No return shipments will be accepted without prior approval. Blank product approved for return will be subject to a 15% restocking fee.
Spec Changes
Orders will be billed for all labor and material costs incurred up to confirmed receipt of notification of spec changes.
Volume Discounts
For quantities greater than those shown, please call for a quotation. Quotations are in effect for 60 days from date issued unless otherwise advised. A written confirmation of your quote will be sent upon request.

Wood Plaque Collection Index

Many wood finishes and styles are available for R.S. Owens’ special process imprinting techniques. For plaques shown on pages 160 to 168, you can easily change the plaque to suit your needs.
Natural Finishes   Elite Finishes
a   a
#R: Walnut Plaque with Rolled Edge   #BP: Ebony Piano Finish with Round Edge
#C: Walnut Plaque with Cove Edge   #RP: Rosewood Piano Finish with
Round Edge
a   a
#M: Mahogany Finished Walnut   #WP: Walnut Piano Finish with
Rolled Edge
  Manufactured Finish  
  #L: Walnut Finish Plaque  

Perpetual Plaque Fulfillment Program

For any of our perpetual plaques, take advantage of our monthly fulfillment program. All perpetual plaques ship with imprinted header plate and attached, blank individual plates. Add $140.00(G) to the price of any perpetual plaque to receive individual engraved name plates each month.
Here’s How It Works: Select your perpetual plaque and provide personalized information for your header plate. Your plaque will ship with personalized header and 12 individual blank plates, attached. Each month, send us the name of the person you would like engraved on an individual plate (you may send via e-mail to perpetual@rsowens.com). You must reference your original order number in the subject line. A new engraved plate will be shipped to the address on the original order* which you may use to replace the blank plate. There is no cost or postage for monthly plates; you will be invoiced at the time you place your original order.
* A $25.00 handling fee will be assessed if the drop ship information is different from the original order. Offer valid in U.S. only.
Buy 12 recipient plaques when you place your perpetual plaque order, and we will ship them to monthly recipients along with your perpetual plate for an additional $300.00(G).
Charge includes monthly personalizations and shipping costs; does not include plaque cost.

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