Media Pack / Rates

Media Information

About Us

Tradex News is a publication that circulates 5,000 printed copies on a national basis to approximately 15,000 readers and sends out 20,000 eshots per issue independently. Our app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices. People that read the publication are responsible for the day to day running of their business, with purchasing and specifying influence, particularly company directors, senior managers and facilities managers.

Regular features

Although we do not publish a forward features list and we work issue to issue, we do publish the following features regularly:

  • Company profiles/interviews
  • Exhibition reviews/previews
  • New product updates
  • Manufacturing and industrial news
  • Health & Safety and security news
  • Building news
  • Facilities management news
  • Heating and plumbing news
  • Air conditioning and ventilation news
  • Electronics news
  • Testing and measurement news
  • Processing and instrumentation news
  • Printing and packaging news
  • Water, energy and environmental news
  • Landscaping and external works news
  • Handling and storage news
  • Software and technology news
  • Corporate entertainment news
  • Hospitality news
  • Food and drink retail news
  • Interiors news
  • Cleaning and hygiene news

Publication date & sizes

Published monthly.
Page size = 390mm high x 285mm wide.
Image size = 370mm high x 265mm wide (note this is not acceptable as a full page ad size).
Full page ad size = 345mm high x 265mm wide.
We do not print bleed anywhere. All pages have headers and footers.
An editorial service/colour separation charge may apply. Discounts apply to agencies and runs.
Proofs are only available on written request.

Preferred formats

  • An ad should be supplied to us as a high resolution PDF with all images at 300dpi or above, flattened transparency and embedded fonts, or as a high resolution JPG at 300dpi to the correct size at 100% (some common sizes are detailed right).
  • Text should be supplied in Word document format.
  • Pictures supplied to accompany large and small editorial pieces should be 300dpi high resolution JPGs, approximately A6 in size (105mm x 148mm), in either portrait or landscape format (files larger in size than this are acceptable, files smaller are not).
  • We welcome high resolution logos in Illustrator EPS format if available.
  • GIFs, PNGs, Powerpoint files, Publisher documents and low resolution imagery pulled off websites are not acceptable for print.
  • Our email service has issues with files over 20MB in size; please feel free to use free online file delivery services such as or instead.

If you would like to feature a press release or advertisement for your company in the
publication, please contact the editor by email at:,
by phone on 0121 550 4593 or by fax on 0121 550 5819.