Media Kit

CM Print Edition

Composites Manufacturing is the official publication of the American Composites Manufacturers Association. Published bimonthly, it offers practical assessments of the current state of the composites industry as well as thoughtful explorations of the opportunities and challenges ahead.

Composites Manufacturing Magazine

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Composites Manufacturing includes timely coverage of core market segments, materials, processes and technical education plus topics such as sustainability, plant safety, operational efficiency and research advances. The magazine also features profiles of some of the most accomplished people and innovative companies in the composites community.


2019 Editorial Calendar

Editorial coverage includes a focus on core market segments, legislative and regulatory issues and technical education.

Feature: State of the Industry: Where Are We Headed

Market Spotlight:

Mass Transportation: Rail, Bus and Subway

Materials / Process:

High-performance Thermoplastics

Ad Space Close:

November 29, 2018

Art Due:

December 4, 2018

Display Advertising Rates

Price Per Issue:

1 Time Rate

3 Time Rate

6 Time Rate

Full Page




1/2 Page




1/3 Page




1/4 Page




Advertorial Spread


1/2 Page Advertorial, 1/2 Page Ad


Print Specifications

Trim Size: 8.375″ x 10.875″



Full Page (with Bleed *)



Full Page (no Bleed)



* Bleeds: Allow 0.125″ on all sides. Keep all live matter .25 from trim and gutter.


  • A high-resolution PDF/X-1a file is required for all ads.
  • Colors must be CMYK. No ICC profiles, RGB or Pantone colors. Resolution of all photography and scanned illustrations must be at least 300 dpi. Line art should be 600 dpi.
  • Vital copy and images must be at least 1/8” away from trim. Spread ads must have at least 3/8” total gutter. Materials should be submitted without crop marks, but full-page ads should include the required 1/8" bleed.
  • All fonts used must be embedded in the PDF file.
  • Using the bold, italic or other style keys is not encouraged. Please use the bold or italic version of the font. (For example, instead of making Adobe® Garamond bold with the style key, use the actual font for Adobe® Garamond Bold).
  • Flatten all layers and set transparency to highest setting. Ads must be suitable to print as-is. ACMA is not responsible for any errors in content.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Materials that do not meet the stated advertising specifications will be rejected. Necessary alterations are the responsibility of and at the expense of the advertiser. All materials must be submitted in accordance with the published deadlines and meet the criteria stated in the advertising policy.

Uploading Your Ads to Google Drive

1. Sign into Google Drive with your Google Account. If you don’t have a Google Account, you will need to sign up with one.

2. Click on our 'CM Ad folder' here:

3. Navigate to the months for when your ad will be showing.

4. Upload your file by right clicking anywhere in the folder, and then clicking ‘Upload File’.

Note: Please follow these labeling conventions before uploading your file: Name the file with your company and the date. Example: ACMA_9_20_18.jpg

If you wish to keep your Ad private until publication please email Barbara Sadowy.

5. Email Barbara Sadowy to let her know that you’ve uploaded your file.

Thank you ACMA advertisers