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2017 Media Kit

The Metals Directory 2017-2018 Advertising Information (pdf)
To request a printed media kit, a copy of The Metals Directory 2016-2017 or other information, contact us at 312-654-2325.

Circulation and Bonus Distribution
Premium Position Display Advertising
Display Advertising
Company Logos within The Metals Directory (in print and online)
The Metals Directory Layout
Advertiser Bonuses
Mechanical Specs/Print Specs/Digital Requirements

The Metals Directory is published annually in June, both in print and online. It is distributed to the combined circulation of Modern Metals and FFJournal and replaces the June issue of each.
Bonus Distribution
Additional copies of The Metals Directory will be distributed throughout the year at these shows:
Fabtech 2016 - November 16-18, Las Vegas
Premium Position Display Advertising
    1) Category Tab Pages Published on 100 lb. stock, tab pages are a great way for advertisers to "stand out." There will be a total of 8 tab page positions available for advertisers. Categories are as follows: Equipment, Materials, Services and Company Contacts. Advertising will be available on a first come basis.

    Gross Rate: $8,500
    2) Cover Ads Inside Front Cover - $8,000
    Inside Back Cover - $7,500
    Back Cover - $7,700
    3) Display Advertising Please contact your Sales Rep for display rate information.
    4) Classified Ads This is the place to post a job listing, sell new or used equipment, sell new or used software and/or your services. Our sizes range from 2-1/8"(W) x 1"(D) to a full page.
    Click here for more info.
Company Logos
Stop the reader's eye at your listing within the directory with a company logo.
1) Gold Package(color)* 2-1/8 (W) x 1 (D) - $500 2-1/8 (W) x 2 (D) - $675
2) Silver Package(b/w)* 2-1/8 (W) x 1 (D) - $325 2-1/8 (W) x 2 (D) - $525
*If you choose one of the above packages, you have the option to add a product category logo for an additional $75 each.

See example of Company Logo
See example of Product Category Logo

Mechanical Specs/Print Specs/Digital Requirements
For more information, contact Carlotta Lacy at 312/654-2318 or

See Mechanical Specs

Display Advertiser Bonuses
Display Advertisers will receive the following bonuses:
Boldfaced listings in the print version.
Cross-reference by the page number of your display ad each time your company name appears.
Listing in the Advertiser Index & Reader Inquiry Center in The Metals Directory including phone, fax, email and web address.

The Metals Directory Layout
Trade & Professional Association Directory
Equipment Section (Tab page)
Materials Section (Tab page)
Services Section (Tab page)
Company Contacts (Tab page)
Classified Advertising
Advertiser Index & Reader Inquiry Center

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