Design Engineering

Marketing Solutions: Print

Print advertising is a vital component of most successful marketing campaigns that target manufacturers. DE offers a wide range of ‘paper and ink’ options to help ensure you not only reach our readers – your customers and prospects – but successfully sell to them as well.

Our print solutions include:

  • Print Advertising
  • Inserts
  • Tip-ins
  • Poly-bags
  • Classifieds
  • List Rental



Advertising Rates

(Rates are gross $CAD)

Ad Size




1 page $4,700 $4,500 $4,050
1/2 island $4,050 $3,850 $3,650
1/2 page (hor/vert) $3,200 $3,050 $2,850
1/3 page (square/vert) $2,700 $2,550 $2,450
1/4 page (hor/vert) $2,250 $2,150 $2,000

Advertising Specs

*Full page bleed size is 8.25″ x 11.125″
*Full page live area is 7″ x 10″

Ad size


Width x Height

1 Page* Page 9″ x 12″
1/2 Page Island 5.875″ x 7.875″
Horizontal 8″ x 5.375″
Vertical 3.875″ x 11″
1/3 Page Horizontal 8″ x 3.5″
Vertical 3.875″ x 7.3725″
1/4 Page Horizontal 8″ x 2.625″
Vertical 3.875″ x 5.375″


Rates & Agency Commission

All advertising rates are quoted in gross Canadian dollars. Prices are subject to the addition of applicable provincial and federal taxes. US$ orders are tax exempt.

Agency Commission: 15% of gross billing allowed on space, colour and position charged to recognized agencies only.

File Format

The preferred format for ad submission is high resolution PDF. This ensures the accurate reproduction of your ad, with minimal preparation time. Please ensure your PDF is Acrobat 5 or higher (PDF 1.4). Images must be 300 dpi minimum, with all fonts embedded, and crop marks included.

File Submission

All hi-res pdf files are to be uploaded to the loading dock. The Annex loading dock for all ads should be submitted via:

  1. Enter your email address
  2. Write a brief description of the file. Be sure to include the publication name and month
  3. Under Notifications select Trina Dillon, Production Coordinator
  4. Select the number of files you are uploading and attach file(s)

Need Assistance?

For all print production inquiries, please contact our Account Coordinator:

Cheryl Fisher
Tel: (416) 510-5194
Fax: (416) 510-5194