Sep 022016


(1 Panel) (4-Color) (Two Sided) (With Bleed)

(With Barcode Imprinting)

-L” = 7pt Matte Cardstock

+I” = With Imprinting

Size Specifications:

  • Live Image Area: 8.172 inches x 3.313 inches (588.375 points x 238.5 points)
  • Trim: (this is where the paper will be cut – Do not build to this size): 8.4375 inches x 3.625 inches (607.5 pts x 261 pts)
  • Bleed: 8.6875 inches x 3.875 inches (625.5 points x 279 points)

OCB44-L+I:  Is a Bleed** product with barcode imprinting, background images and art elements can extend to the Bleed size. Keep all layout elements that you don’t want to be trimmed or cropped, inside of the Live Image Area.

** IMPORTANT Note about Bleed Products: Valpak’s templates are intentionally built without bleed settings applied. If using a Valpak template and your product calls for a bleed, do not enter any bleed settings. Instead, simply build your layout according to the bleed margins designated on the template.

Click HERE to download the 1-Panel InDesign templates (Horizontal and Vertical Layouts).

Examples of properly built OCB44-L+I with barcode imprinting:

Horizontal Layout visual showing where the Bleed, Trim and Live Area are located:

Horizontal Layout visual showing where the Imprinting Window can be located:

The Imprinting Area is the available space for the Imprint Window. It must not be closer than .25″ from the Trim Area, and no more than 4″ from the Trim Area.

The Imprint Window is where the barcode will be printed, and can be on the left or right side of the layout anywhere inside of the Imprinting Area.

**IMPORTANT IMPRINTING NOTE: The Imprint Window must be clear of all backgrounds, images, artwork or text.

For more information on Imprinting, please contact your Valpak representative.

How to build this product:


Horizontal Layout visual showing an incorrectly built OCB44-L+I product. Notice that the business logo is outside the Live Image Area. This will result in the business logo being trimmed.



Horizontal Layout visual showing a correctly built OCB44-L+I product. The background is fully extending to the bleed size, and all the important layout elements are completely within the Live Image Area, and the Imprint Window is clear of all backgrounds, images, artwork or text.

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