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As the number-one publication in the gear industry, Gear Solutions has continuously strived to be the primary source of information and technical knowledge in the gear manufacturing industry for 15 years. For each issue, we scour the latest news and focus on bringing articles that are relevant, necessary, and vital to the success of our readers. We boast about the results from BPA Worldwide audits and take considerable efforts to understand and utilize our reader survey information, because we know there is always room for growth.

Gear Solutions is a monthly B2B magazine containing technical articles, company profiles, Q&As, features, columns, product information, and industry news. Editorial content – generated by the Gear Solutions knowledgeable editorial staff as well as industry and academic experts – emphasizes emerging technologies, processes, materials, and R&D. Gear Solutions is targeted toward decision-makers who actively seek timely, accurate information about products, applications, research, and materials used in manufacturing gears.

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MAGAZINE PRINT ADVERTISING RATES/SPECS

PRICING
12X 6X 3X 1X
Full Page $2680 2800 2990 3200
2/3 Page 2185 2250 2465 2750
1/2 Island 1860 1925 2140 2240
1/2 page 1745 1860 1960 2090
1/3 page 1040 1115 1190 1315
1/4 Page 825 885 935 1090
1/9 Page 465 490 515 565
2-Page Spread 4285 4480 4785 5215
Priority (pgs 1-5) 3525
Cover 2 (Inside Front) 4025
Cover 3 (Inside Back) 3775
Cover 4 (Back Cover) 4300

*All posted rates non-commissionable. $200 charge for bleeds. . Ad rates subject to surcharge for ad build.

AD DIMENSIONS
TRIM BLEED
2-Page Spread 16.75″ x 10.875″ 17.25″ x 11.125″
Full Page 8.375″ x 10.875″ 8.625″ x 11.125″
2/3 Page 4.94″ x 9.975″ 5.44″ x 11.125″
1/2 Page Island 4.94″ x 7.45″ n/a
1/2 Page Horizontal 7.475″ x 4.925″ n/a
1/2 Page Vertical 3.675″ x 9.975″ 4.175″ x 11.125″
1/3Page Square 4.94″ x 4.925″ n/a
1/3 Page Vertical 2.4″ x 9.975″ 2.9″ x 11.125″
1/4 Page 3.675″ x 4.925″ n/a
1/9 Page 2.4075″ x 3.24″ n/a

WEBSITE ADVERTISING RATES

Leaderboard                          (728 x 90 pixels) Call for pricing
Main Sidebar Large Square      (250 x 250 pixels) $500/monthly
Main Sidebar Skyscraper        (120 x 240 pixels) $350/monthly
Main Sidebar Mini-Button        (120 x 60 pixels) $150/monthly
Top Article Leaderboard          (728 x 90 pixels) Call for pricing
Bottom Article Leaderboard    (728 x 90 pixels) Call for pricing
Company Profile Keyword Call for pricing

in 2018, please choose your location's approximate capital spending this year?

$50,001-$100,000
$100,001-$500,000
$500,001-$999,999
$1 million-$2 million
$2 million-$4.9 million
$5 million-$10 million
$10+ million

Have you ever bought or recommended a product or service after reading about it in GEAR SOLUTIONS?

  • Yes
  • No

What other actions have you taken as a result of reading GEAR SOLUTIONS?

Discussed ad/article with others 79%
Visited company's website 81%
Saved ad/article for further use 65%
Identified potential suppliers 66%
Collected information for purchase 46%
Contacted company or sales rep 32%
I have not taken any of these actions 3%
Other 2%

What best describes your readership of Gear Solutions magazine?

  • Every issue
  • Most issues
  • Some issues

In addition to yourself, how many people read your copy of Gear Solutions magazine?

  • 1-2
  • 3-5
  • 6-10
  • 10+
  • I am the only reader

ART SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Artwork

Proper output of your ad materials can only be ensured if you submit your artwork as a hi-resolution PDF.

We accept artwork in the following media types:

  • FTP
  • CD-ROM/DVD-R
  • Electronic Transfer via email
Proofs

A color proof must be included with your artwork to ensure proper output. We are not responsible for errors when no proof is supplied. For electronically transferred artwork, we can only insure proper reproduction if the above standards are met.

Images

We accept photos/images as follows:

  • TIFF, EPS or JPEG
    (CMYK format, 266 dpi minimum)
Electronic Transfer via Email
  • Send emailed artwork to: artwork@gearsolutions.com.
  • FTP upload here msimktg.sharefile.com
  • Scan all artwork for viruses before emailing. You may be liable for any damages to computer equipment caused by a sent virus.
  • Folders/sets of related files should be compressed into Stuffit (.sit) or Zip (.zip) format before emailing.

Miscellaneous Information

  • Ads intended to bleed must include at least 1/8″ bleed around all edges of ad.
  • Fonts, images/scans, logos/artwork must be embedded in all EPS or Hi-Res PDF files.
  • All images/scans, logos/artwork must be in CMYK mode

All sent artwork (including email) must include the following:

  • Magazine Title
  • Issue Date
  • Advertiser’s Name
  • Contact Information (name, phone, email, fax if applicable)
  • List of contents (IMPORTANT)
Bindery

Each edition of the magazine will be perfect bound.

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