Sourcing a Printing and Packaging Manufacturing Facility in China

Posted by Steven Sokol on Tue, Apr 16, 2013 @ 10:02 AM

What questions should you ask when sourcing a printing and packaging manufacturing facility in China?

Have you ever sourced a printing and packaging facility in China? It can be a daunting task. There are many things to consider when your printing is done half way around the world. If you have had good or bad experiences, we would love you to share some of your biggest challenges, observations and solutions below.

What is the customer service like?

Are they US based?

Did they offer solutions to your problems?

What is the quality level?

Based on our experiences, we’ve assembled a complete checklist of key questions and observations like these to help you in the sourcing of a consumer products printing and packaging resource in China. Included in the eBook are some helpful tips for choosing a supplier and developing a solid foundation for a long-term relationship. We also discuss the GMI certification process.

What is a GMI certified Printer?

Many leading retailers require printing companies to have certifications in both printing capabilities and strict processes in place to ensure and maintain a high level of excellence. When sourcing packaging printing for retailers like Target and JC Penney in China, it is important to source a certified packaging printer. For this reason, we are proud that Graphic Measures International (GMI) has awarded full certification to Sokol Packaging Group’s factory in China. We are very pleased to be both a GMI certified packaging supplier of JC Penney and Target. 

US based China printing and packaging resource and certified supplier of Target and JC PenneyUS based China printing and packaging resource and certified supplier of Target and JC Penney

To find out more about the tips for choosing a printing and packaging manufacturing resource in China and the features and benefits of Graphic Measures International (GMI) certification program download the following eBook.


What are any of the challenges or issues you faced when sourcing a packaging or printing manufacturer in China?

Topics: China Printing and Packaging Facility, China Printing, GMI Certified Printer, China Packaging Manufacturer, China Packaging, Certified Packaging Supplier of Target, Certified Packaging Supplier of JC Penney