Frequently Asked Questions

Genral Questions

The bag size depends on how much space your product needs. Bulkier products need more space. To get the accurate size and capacity, we recommend ordering one stand-up pouch and see how well it will hold your product.

No, there is no need for offset printing plates.

You will need a heat-sealing machine to seal the pouches. There are different types of sealers available, but an impulse sealer is the best for this job. You can buy one from different sources including,, and

The zippers will be closed and you will need to open them to load the product.

Files can be uploaded through our website during the checkout process. Or, you can upload your files later by going to “My Account” and selecting your order number.

While PDFs are preferred and recommended for art uploads, we accept any of the following file formats:

Adobe Acrobat (.pdf)
Adobe Illustrator (.ai, .eps)
Adobe Photoshop (.psd, .tif, .jpg)
Adobe InDesign

Visit our File Preparation Help Center for more info.


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UV coating cannot be written on. However, we do offer a matte or aqueous coating on several products which is writeable with most pens.

The only way to be certain you’ve uploaded the correct file is by double checking the file name prior to uploading the artwork. If you upload a PDF you will be able to see a preview of your file before placing your order.

Although it is not required, we encourage you to use our templates as this may prevent delays in processing your files. These templates include guidelines for bleed and safe area.

Download a Product Template to start your design with helpful guidelines. For more information about these template guidelines, Click Here.

We do not. However, uploading files can be accomplished through our website before placing your order.

Always follow the template guidelines provided. Custom size templates are generated and sent to your email and will also available in your account after placing order.   We create a mock-up prior to approving the job to ensure the artwork is set up correctly. On jobs where the orientation is not so obvious, please describe how it should back up in the order notes.

CMYK stands for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Key (Black). This is the industry standard process colors used in full-color offset printing. The combination of these four colors can produce a wide spectrum of colors. Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow combine to create the color, while Black is used to change the shade of the color.

RGB stands for Red, Green, and Blue. These are most commonly used with web design, television screens and computer monitors but are not used in offset printing. RGB files should be converted to CMYK prior to uploading. Colors may need to be adjusted after the conversion and may not appear correct on your monitor.

Although ModPrinters does not enforce a specific file size limit, we recommend uploading files no larger than 50MB. To reduce your file size, you can “zip” or “stuff” them.

Shipping cost depends on the following factors: number of packages, the weight of the package, destination, and shipping service.

To get shipping estimates, Follow through the checkout process with your order.

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