2017 Pile Buck Media Kit

Reach the growing segments of the Deep Foundations
and Marine Construction Industries

Circulation: 14,000

Why Pile Buck?

Since 1984, Pile Buck has been the premiere information source for deep foundations and marine construction, as well as pile driving, foundation drilling, geotechnical engineering, and more!

Our Mission

Published every two months, Pile Buck pursues a mission to generate interest 
in the industry with unique content such as news, job stories, supplier information, safety tips, technical articles, exclusive interviews, and event information.

Partnership Benefits

Pile Buck is distributed internationally to contractors, engineers, material/equipment suppliers, government employees, educators —just to name a few. By advertising with Pile Buck, you have the opportunity to develop a strong partnership with a widely read industry magazine.

Pile Buck Content & Design

Each issue of Pile Buck features a balance of deep foundations and marine construction content, including, but not limited to, pile driving, foundation drilling, geotechnical engineering, as well as the categories listed below.

In addition, Pile Buck guarantees that each advertisement is placed with the appropriate content, often including advertisers’ own articles and press releases.

  • Barges/Barge Lines
  • Civil Engineers
  • Commercial Construction
  • Consulting Engineers
  • Corps of Engineers Offices
  • Corrosion Control
  • Crane Services
  • DNR/DER Office
  • Dewatering Contractors
  • Diving/Underwater Contractors
  • Dredging Contractors
  • Drilling/Test Services
  • Environmental Contractors
  • Excavation Contractors
  • Equipment Dealers
  • FHWA/DOT Offices
  • Foundation Contractors
  • Foundation Drilling
  • Foundation Engineers
  • Forestry and Agriculture
  • Geotechnical Engineers
  • Heavy Contractors
  • Highway Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Marine Contractors
  • Marinas/Bridge Builders
  • Marine Salvage Contractors
  • Marine Towing
  • Maritime Inspection
  • Mining
  • Municipalities
  • Navy/Coast Guard
  • Offshore Drilling
  • Petrochemical
  • Pile Driving Contractors
  • Port Facilities/Terminals
  • Power Generation/Utilities
  • Railroads
  • Railroad Construction
  • Shipyards
  • Ship/Barge/Boat Builders
  • Sign Erection
  • Specialty Contractors
  • Structural Engineers
  • Universities
  • Utilities
  • Warehousing
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • … and more!*

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Pile Buck Advertising Specs & Prices

Call us today to learn about our special offers!

Display advertising rates and mechanics

UNIT DIMENSIONS PER ISSUE
1/8 Page 3.5″ W x 2.25″ H  (no bleed) $202
1/4 Page 3.5″ W x 4.75″ H (no bleed) $381
1/2 Page 6.875″ W x 4.75″ H  (no bleed) $624
Full Page 8″ W x 10.875″ H (.125″ bleed all 4 sides) $980
Double Page 16″ W x 10.875″ H (.125″ bleed all 4 sides) $1500

  TRIM SIZE: 8″ W x 10.875″ H  |  LIVE AREA: 7.5″ W x 10.375 H

Premium display advertising rates and mechanics

UNIT DIMENSIONS PER ISSUE
Inside Front Cover (Double Page) 8″ W x 10.875″ H (.125″ bleed all 4 sides) $1600
Inside Back Cover 8″ W x 10.875″ H (.125″ bleed all 4 sides) $1130
Back Cover 8″ W x 10.875″ H (.125″ bleed all 4 sides) $1220
Center Spread 16″ W x 10.875″ H (.125″ bleed all 4 sides) $2112

  TRIM SIZE: 8″ W x 10.875″ H  |  LIVE AREA: 7.5″ W x 10.375 H

Directory advertising rates and mechanics

UNIT DIMENSIONS PER YEAR
1/10 Page Horizontal 3.4″ W x 1.65″ H (no bleed) N/A
1/10 Page Vertical 1.65″ W x 3.4″ H (no bleed) N/A
1/20 Page 1.65″ W x 1.65″ H (no bleed) N/A

Featured solely on the digital edition of Pile Buck magazine.

UNIT DIMENSIONS PER ISSUE
Introduction Page 8″ W x 6.25″ H (.125″ bleed on all 4 sides) $650
Margin 120px W x 600px H $750
Interstitial Page 8″ W x 10.875″ H $600

Website advertising rates and mechanics

UNIT DIMENSIONS PER MONTH
Header Banner (all pages) 728 x 90 $1300
Right Menu (all pages) Square Ad (1) 300 x 300 $900
Right Menu (all pages) Square Ad (2) 300 x 300 $900
Homepage Banner (1) 728 x 90 $600
Homepage Banner (2) 728 x 90 $600
Magazine Archives Banner 728 x 90 $600
Shop Section (10 pages) Banner 728 x 90 $600
Industry News Section 728 x 90 $1100
General Construction Section 728 x 90 $1100
Deep Foundations Section 728 x 90 $1100
Marine Construction Section 728 x 90 $1100
Engineering Section 728 x 90 $1100
Legal Section 728 x 90 $1100
Projects Section 728 x 90 $1100

– 23,000+ recipients mailing list (hand-picked and private)

– Want to target a specific audience? Just let us know!

UNIT DIMENSIONS PER EMAIL
Full Email 560 W x 700 H $1100
Digital Issue Sponsor 350w x 125h $700

Ad & Editorial Submission Deadlines

ISSUE DATE
33-1  January/February January 13th
33-2  March/April March 10th
33-3  May/June May 12th
33-4  July/August July 7th
33-5  September/October September 8th
33-6  November/December November 10th

File requirements

FORMAT SPECIFICATIONS
PDF All fonts must be embedded and subset | All images/logos must be 300dpi or higher at full dimensions | CMYK color breakdown – no RGB or Pantone colors | When distilling – make sure OPI is not checked.
InDesign InDesign packages must include all fonts and images.
Images Illustrator EPS or PhotoshopEPS or TIFF accepted. All other applications please call for specific technical information.
Text Any supplied text must be sent in TXT or DOC formats.
Proofs SWOP Proofs must be supplied fpr any color critical advertising. SWOP Proofs must match the supplied files.

Circulation & Distribution

Pile Buck prints/mails 5,000 issues and averages over 9,000 digital visitors per issue.

Digital issue stats (updated monthly)

ISSUE TOTAL ISSUE VISITS PAGE VIEWS PDF DOWNLOADS
Issue 33-2 12,604 109,978 136
Issue 33-1 9,515 115,751 114
Issue 32-6 9,073 115,295 139
Issue 32-5 8,027 68,607 106
Issue 32-4 7,028 85,688 134
Issue 32-3 6,503 57,573 132
Issue 32-2 7,655 72,306 162
Issue 32-1 7,440 79,040 114
Issue 31-6 7,810 108,173 184
Issue 31-5 6,618 56,285 92
Issue 31-4 7,143 45,147 148
Issue 31-3 6,608 55,807 140
Issue 31-2 7,018 35,045 108
Issue 31-1 6,351 43,968 114
Issue 30-6 6,078 49,115 104
Issue 30-5 6,052 31,731 100
Issue 30-4 6,655 31,006 108
Issue 30-3 7,432 28,755 94
Issue 30-2 6,793 28,546 108
Issue 30-1 7,085 26,141 122
Issue 29-6 6,730 27,998 88
Issue 29-5 7,274 28,765 99
Issue 29-4 6,370 26,768 150
Issue 29-3 6,526 22,756 78
Issue 29-2 6,232 21,489 67
Issue 29-1 6,113 24,868 92

Countries who visit the digital issue the most

Country Percentage
United States 62%
Canada 6%
Germany 4%
Netherlands 3%
Australia 2%
United Kingdom 2%
Mexico 1.2%
France 1.2%
Findland 1%
India 1%
Italy 1%
Russia 1%
China 1%

Printed circulation by location

Region Amount Percentage
West 1,307 26%
Midwest 1,041 21%
South 1,263 25%
Northeast 1,157 23%
International 232 5%

Printed circulation by industry

INDUSTRY Amount Percentage
General Construction 1,264 25%
Marine Construction 1,886 38%
Pile Driving 589 12%
Foundation Drilling 703 14%
Engineering 462 9%
Other 96 2%

Look for PB magazines at the following conventions.

CONVENTION DATE LOCATION
World of Concrete 1/17/2017 Las Vegas, NV
CONEXPO-CON/AGG 3/7/17 Las Vegas, NV
DFI Int’l Workshop Micropiles 3/29/17 Vancouver, Canada
DFI Superpile 6/14/17 Coronado, CA
DFI Annual Conference Deep Foundations 10/24/17 New Orleans, LA

Target PILE BUCK’s most successful, influential and industry-savvy readers.