Advertising Opportunities

Performance Plastics Magazine Advertising

Display Ads
Ad Size Specifications (W x H)      1x rate      3x rate      6x rate    
Full Page 7-3/4" x 10" $4,200 $3,885 $3,465
2/3 vertical 4-9/16" x 10" $3,570 $3,360 $3,150
1/2 island 4-7/8" x 7-1/2" $3,360 $3,150 $2,940
1/2 horizontal 7-3/4" x 4-7/8" $2,940 $2,785 $2,625
1/3 vertical 2-7/16" x 10" $2,310 $2,200 $2,100
1/3 horizontal      5-1/8" x 4-7/8" $2,310 $2,200 $2,100
1/4 vertical 3-3/8" x 4-7/8" $1,950 $1,840 $1,735
1/6 horizontal 4-7/8" x 2-7/16" $1,575 $1,470 $1,365
1/6 vertical 2-7/16" x 4-7/8" $1,575 $1,470 $1,365


Premium Positions 
Ad Size Specifications (W x H)      1x rate      3x rate      6x rate    
Inside Front Cover      7-3/4" x 10" $5,040 $4,725 $4,400
Inside Back Cover 7-3/4" x 10" $4,725 $4,400 $4,100
Back Cover 7-3/4" x 10" $5,460 $5,150 $4,830
2-page Spread 16-1/8" x 10" $6,825 $6,225 $5,775


Premium Section Tab Pages
Issue 1x rate     2x Rate     
Membership Directory (June) – only 1 available      $4,725 $4,410
Source Guide (October)- only 1 available $4,725 $4,410

All rates are net due to IAPD. Ad agencies and 3rd parties need to add their commissions and fees on top of the net rate. IAPD Non-members add 40% to above rates. First time non-member advertisers must pay in advance by materials deadline date. EPDA members add 20% to above rates.

For 2-color ads, subtract $200 from applicable rate for each insertion. For B&W ads, subtract $600. 

For special position requests (other than premium positions), add 10% to applicable rate. 

Submit Artwork


Art Specs
  • Publication trim size: 8-1/2" x 11" (*live area – 7-3/4" x 10" for full page)
  • Binding: Saddle stitch (June/July Membership Directory and October/November Source Guide issues are perfect bound)
  • Trim marks: Yes
  • Bleed: 1/8" on all sides with bleed
  • Resolution: 300 dpi
  • Accepted file types (flattened): TIFF, PDF, JPEG
  • Accepted file types (with zipped files): AI, INDD (These files must be packed with all the files included in the artwork and font.)


Company Logos – IAPD Membership Directory & Source Guide

All IAPD members may include their company logo with their complimentary listing in the annual Membership Directory included in the June/July 2019 issue of Performance Plastics magazine. This is a great way to enhance your listing at a very affordable cost!

IAPD Manufacturers, Resin Manufacturers and APS members may add a logo to their listing in the Source Guide which is included in the October/November 2019 issue of Performance Plastics magazine. Sign up for both the Membership Directory and Source Guide at the same time and get a discounted rate!


Color Logo      B&W Logo
Membership Directory OR Source Guide $320 $265
Membership Directory AND Source Guide*      $420 $365

*only available to IAPD manufacturers, resin manufacturers and APS members



Fabrication Services Showcase (in 6 consecutive issues)

Advertise in this section for six issues of Performance Plastics magazine for as little as $500! This section is designed to make it easy and affordable for any company to promote their fabrication services, products and machinery. Companies may be listed under one or more categories that best describes their unique fabrication capabilities.

Add a logo for branding and better visibility on the page:

Logos      Member       Nonmembers 
Black & White       $230  $325 
Color  $300  $415 

Cross References (same price for members and nonmembers)
A cross-reference lists your company name and refers the reader to the fabrication directory heading containing complete information about your company. $190 per cross reference.

Words  Members      Nonmembers   
1- 10 Words $535  $735   
11-12 Words      $790  $1,100   
21-30 Words $1,050  $1,470   
31-40 Words $1,315  $1,840   
41-50 Words  $1,575  $2,200   

Rep Business Exchange (in 6 consecutive issues)
Special business card advertising opportunity for manufacturers’ representatives in the plastics industry that appears in every issue.


Members     Nonmembers
Black & White $400 $630
Color      $500 $765


Advertiser Options That Offer Premium Visibility
  • Front Cover Tip-On. Your 8 ½" x 11" ad is glued to the front and becomes the cover of Performance Plastics magazine. One or two-sided, full color.
  • Front Cover Wrap Around. Your message will be the first thing readers see before they can even open the magazine. Sizes vary.
  • Polybag To Insert Your Catalog and/or Stand-Alone Advertising Sales Piece. Use Performance Plastics magazine as the delivery vehicle to ship your catalog or sales information to our lucrative plastics audience.
  • Performance Plastics magazine Advertorial Publishing. Tell your company's message in advertorial form. Great for new product launches. Logos and photos are allowed, must meet editorial standards.
  • Prices quoted on a per project basis. Contact Dave Blackhurst for additional information (913) 387-1116 or [email protected]


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For more info, contact:


Sean Moore

Sales Executive
Phone: +913.345.1008 [email protected]