SP PRESS FAQs

What is the advantage of working with SP Press Packaging & Printing

The advantages to the client are numerous. With over 3 years of packaging & printing experience and offices in the PAKISTAN, we are ideally positioned to analyze your entire project and work out the most powerful strategy to accomplish high-end results. We are a PAKISTAN based company. We operate under the same laws as you and your company do. We have been around for over 3 years and are not going everywhere. By doing business with us, you are preserving yourself and ensuring that your project will get delivered on time and completed correctly.

Is the Quality as good as what I could receive domestically?

Yes, and better! Our factories in Asia use state-of-the-art equipment and the most powerful quality materials. All of our factories are ISO certified.

What about all the paperwork with customs and freight?

SP PRESS Packaging & Printing is a fully bonded importer and deals with all the paperwork and customs regulations. The entire method is seamless to the client.

What are your prices?

Consumers can reasonably expect to save 30-70% Many times, labour intensive projects show even greater savings. Because of the expense savings you can go ahead and upgrade your raw materials and add many value-added services.

How is Offshore Printing different from printing in the Pakistan?

While the quality of printing Offshore is equal or better than the quality from printing in the PAKISTAN, the main variation is the additional 3-4 weeks of shipping time from the Offshore factory to the final destination. You will also notice that the costs will be at least 30% less.

Is my project a good fit for Offshore Printing?

Many projects are. Some projects are not. Once we have more information we can determine if it would be a good fit for Offshore Printing. If it is not a good fit, we have many options to print the project in Pakistan.

Do i have to coordinate importing myself?

We manage port to port delivery including customs clearances. We can also coordinate inland shipping or you can set up inland shipping yourself.

Does your price include ocean freight and customs fee?

Does your price include ocean freight and customs fee?
Our prices are quoted with all ocean freight and customs fees include (unless otherwise noted).

How long has your company been in business?

We have been in business since 2016.

Prepress

How do i submit the files?

You can upload large files easily on our website. Just click on the “Send Files” menu item.

What kind of file format do you accept?

We accept all the standard file formats. However, PDF format is favoured if the files are print ready.

Do you have a graphic deign department that can assist us with design?

We have a graphic design department that assists in making changes and revisions or we can design your entire project.

Are the prepress files proofed in the States before sending rthe files to the overseas factories?

Yes. We have a full-time prepress department that reviews all files before we send them to our factories.

Printing

Can you print spot varnish, UV Clear coaring and a 5th or 6th color?

Yes. There is nothing that we can’t do.

What kind of paper stock do you use?

We typically utilise paper that has been manufactured in Asia. We can closely match any paper stock that you would like to use. We can also provide samples prior to printing.

What kind of printing equipment do you use?

Please view our equipment list here.

Proofing

What kind or proofs do you provide?

We will typically give a soft proof (PDF) within 24-48 hours of file upload. We can also provide Epson digital proofs. For most projects, we can also provide press proofs which are printed on the press.

How will proofs be delivered to me?

Proof will be delivered via Dhl, Skynet, or FedEx.

Turn-Around

What is the typical timeline for having projects completed?

Production for most projects is completed in 6-8 days from proof approval. Ocean shipping takes 2-3 weeks and inland shipping can take 1-7 days. We can airship all or a portion of a project. Air shipping via FedEx takes around 1-3 days.

Can i receive advanced copies?

Yes

Shipping & Logistics

Do you handle door-to-door delivery?

Yes. We typically quote deliver from our factory to your door (unless otherwise specified)

Can you manage fulfilment?

Yes. We have a variety of fulfilment services we can offer.

Can you manage bulk-mailing?

Yes. We work closely with a number of mail houses.

Do you do warehousing and distribution?

Yes – we have a warehouse in Lahore, and we also have relationships with warehouses across Pakistan.

Can you ship to any port on the westy coast?

Yes. We can ship to any port in Pakistan.