Top 10 Reasons to Print in China & South East Asia
Imago has over 40 years of experience working with suppliers throughout China and South East Asia.
We have our own production offices in Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Malaysia. These teams comprising 50 people, are your eyes and ears in the factory, negotiating the best price, monitoring the quality and ensuring everything goes smoothly.
Worried about Printing in China?
Printing in China allows you to bring your project to market in the most economical way. However, buying direct can be a daunting prospect – how can you be sure of the factory you are using? What if something goes wrong?
Why Print with us in China?
With our own offices in China and South East Asia acting on your behalf and your own contact based in the UK, we are able to offer the best points of printing in China to our clients, whilst using our experience to navigate some of the trickier aspects.
- Price – Generally speaking printing in China and South East Asia is more economical than printing in Europe, even once freight costs are added
- Choice – The range of materials, finishes and products on offer is extensive. From bath books to sound books, plush toys to tins, Imago have specialist suppliers for a wide range of books and other products
- Quality – We work with factories who deliver the best quality and we have our own team of QC inspectors
- Customisation & Handwork – Everything can be made to your exact requirements (as long as it’s physically possible) and many of our suppliers offer handwork as a specialism
- No Restrictions – Having access to suppliers throughout the Far East means topics that might be sensitive in China can be handled without issue by printers in other regions
- Own Merchandising Team – Keeping all your enquiries in one place, Imago offers its own team of merchandisers, complementing our estimating teams
- Press Checking – We will send our team of experts in to check your titles on press, ensuring the best quality at all times
- Third Party Inspection – Occasionally it’s also good to have an independent eye cast over your titles, be it on press, during binding, or post-production. We can offer our own Imago Quality Control or provide independent specialists, as per your needs
- Pre-press consultants – With links to the very best in the industry, we make sure your titles look their best even before they are printed
- In-house Estimating – Our teams of in-house experts have an unprecedented knowledge of the industry, of up-to-date trends and costs, and connections to the best suppliers for all your needs
Printing in China – FAQ’s
When printing for the first time in China or South East Asia, there are often a lot of questions! Imago are always here to help.