The Top 50 Off-Set Book Printers in Canada and Overseas
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The Top 50 Off-Set Book Printers in Canada and Overseas

Here is a list of short-run and long-run offset printers who specialize in printing books. This listing is organized by where the printer is located (in Canada, in Europe, or in Asia — to make it easy for you to request quotes from printers close to you (or for places you’d like to travel to).

It also includes print brokers in the U.S. who can help you get the best printing overseas.

For an alphabetical list of the top 200 book printers, see: http://bookmarketingbestsellers.com/the-top-250-book-printers.

If you know of other book printers who should be added to this list, please email John Kremer at johnkremer@bookmarket.com. You can also email me if you would like to advertise on this page.


Here is a list of the top 150 off-set book printers in the United States: The Top 150 Off-Set Book Printers in the U.S.


A listing of a book printer here does not imply an endorsement. Always be sure to check their references before sending them any money.


Canadian and Overseas Book Printers by Location

Canadian Book Printers

Art Bookbindery, Michael Schacht, 550-70 Arthur Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1G7 Canada; 204-944-1000; 866-944-2999. Email: michael@artbookbindery.com. Web: http://www.artbookbindery.com. Specialize in high-quality printing, binding (hardcover or paperback), page layout, and professional cover design.

Friesens Corporation, Friesens Book Division, One Printers Way, Altona Manitoba, Canada R0G 0B0; 204-324-6401; 888-324-9725; Fax: 204-324-1333. Email: book_info@friesens.com. Web: http://www.friesens.com. U.S. address: PO Box 7, Neche ND 58265. They have two book printing plants: one for school yearbooks, the other for trade books. They are one of the top 30 book printers and one of the largest in Canada.

Hignell Book Printing, 488 Burnell Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 2B4 Canada; 204-784-1030; 800-304-5553; Fax: 204-774-4053. Email: books@hignell.mb.ca. Web: http://www.hignell.mb.ca. Founded in 1908.

Houghton Boston Printers & Lithographers, Kent Hartshom, General Manager, 709 -43rd Street E, Saskatoon SK S7K 0V7 Canada; 306-664-3458; Fax: 306-665-1027. Email: kent@houghtonboston.com. Web: http://www.houghtonboston.com. Primarily services western Canada and the Pacific Northwest. Instant book quotes online with 2 week turnaround times.

Kromar Printing, David MacNeil, Winnipeg MB; 204-775-8721. Email: davidmacneil@kromar.com. Web: http://www.kromar.com. A sheet-fed printer who can handle high volumes of color printing. Books, catalogs, etc.

Maracle Press, 1156 King Street E, PO Box 606, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7N4; 800-558-8604; Fax: 905-428-6024. Email: maracle@maraclepress.com. Web: http://www.maraclepress.com. 50% of their business is in printing books and directories.

St. Joseph Printing, Mark R. Patenaude, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing, 50 Macintosh Boulevard, Concord, Ontario L4K 4P3 Canada; 905-660-3111, ext. 696; 800-475-7746; Book Fax: 905-660-9737; Fax: 905-660-6820. Email: mpatenaude@stjoseph.com. Web: http://www.stjoseph.com. Large format heat-set Web and sheet-fed offset printing, photography, design, and mailing distribution of catalogs, magazines, retail flyers and other materials. Saddle-stitch and perfect binding.

Stewart Publishing & Printing, Robert Stewart, 17 Sir Constantine Drive, Markham, Ontario L3P 2X3 Canada; 905-294-4389; Fax: 905-294-8718. Email: robert@stewartbooks.com. Web: http://www.stewartbooks.com. Offers book production services.

Transcontinental Printing Book Group, 1 Place Ville Marie #3315, Montreal, Quebec H3B 3N2 Canada; 514-954-4000; 800-361-3699 (US and Canada; Fax: 514-954-4016. Email: beaudind@transcontinental.ca or info@transcontinental.ca. Web: http://tctranscontinental.com/en/contact/tc-transcontinental-printing. Founded in 1975, Transcontinental consists of a number of printers in Canada (Interglobe Printing, Métropole Litho, Métrolitho, and Imprimerie Gagné). Books contribute about $100 million of their $818 million in annual business.

Book Group: 150 181st Street, Beauceville, Quebec G5X 3P3 Canada; 418-774-3367; 800-463-8952; Fax: 418-774-3380.

Webcom, 3480 Pharmacy Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M1W 2S7 Canada; 416-496-1000; 800-665-9322; Fax: 416-496-1537. Email: webcom@webcomlink.com. Web: http://www.webcomlink.com. New York sales office; Susan Ginch: tradepub@webcomlink.com. Prints books, catalogs, directories, and technical documentation. Full service book manufacturer with complete in-house production, long-run web and short-run digital print as well as electronic publishing products. Offers Otabind lay-flat binding, specialty coatings, extensive paper selection (including recycled grades), and 4-color printing.

Asian Book Printers

Alleluia Print Services, Aldrin Roy, India. Email: customerservice@alleluiaprints.com. Web: http://www.alleluiaprints.com. Based in India, this company prints booklets and books, saddle-stitched and perfect-bound, at cheap prices. They offer special prices for printing of Christian material.

Amica Inc., A Junejo, Marketing Director, 19625 62nd Avenue South #C-103, Kent WA 98032; 253-872-9600; 800-622-9256; Fax: 253-872-7414. Email: ajunejo@amicainc.com. Web: http://www.amicaint.com. Offers sheet-fed printing of full-color art books, coffee-table books, 500+ page academic textbooks as well as catalogs, calendars, greeting cards, posters, and magazines. CD and DVD replication and insertion also available as well as other handwork. 4-week turnaround time from approval of proofs to delivery to your warehouse (printing is done overseas).

Artron Art Company, Maxine Peng, No. 19, Shenyun Road, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, China 518053; 86-755-8608-3010; Cell: 86-137-9841-3643. Email: maxine_peng@artron.net. Web: http://en.artron.com.cn. A high-end book printer of full-color art books and other books.

Asia Pacific Offset, 255 Lafayette Street #703, New York NY 10012; 212-941-8300; 800-756-6857; Fax: 212-941-9810. 21 Columbus Avenue #231, San Francisco CA 94111; 415-433-3488; 800-756-2309; Fax: 415-433-3489. 1312 Q Street NW #B, Washington DC 20009; 202-462-5436; Fax: 202-986-4030; email: andrew@asiapacificoffset.com. Web: http://www.asiapacificoffset.com. Print brokers for 20 of the best color separators and printers in Hong Kong and China. Specializes in full-color printing.

C&C Offset Printing, Charlie Clark, Director, 2632 SE 25th Street (97202), PO Box 82037, Portland OR 97282-0037; 503-233-1834; Fax: 503-233-7815. Email: PortlandInfo@ccoffset.com. Web: http://www.ccoffset.com. 80% of their business is books, with fine art books a specialty. Their main printing plants are in Hong Kong, China, and Japan.

China Gold Printing, 2510 Pengji SchangwuShiKong Floor Building, bagua 34d Raod, Futian Shenzhen, Guangdong, China; 86-755-22200542; Fax: 86-755-22200413. Email: info@goldprinting.cc. Web: http://www.goldprinting.cc. Prints books, brochures, magazines, packaging boxes, calendars, and more. Also pop-up books and 3d puzzles.

Codra Enterprises, Cindy Chang, Sales Manager, 15262 Pipeline Lane, Huntington Beach CA 92649; 714-891-5652; Fax: 714-891-5642. Email: codra@codra.com. Web: http://www.codra.com. Provides off-shore printing services to many publishers for Bibles, calendars, brochures, catalogs, children’s books, travel guides, and gift items.

Dominie Press Singapore, 1200 Depot Road, Telok Blangah Industrial Estate, 01-21/27, Singapore 109675. Tel: +65 6273 0755; Fax: +65 6273 0060; Email: info@dominie.com.sg. Web: http://www.dominie.com.sg. Linda Winters, U.S. sales representative, 424 Washington Street, El Segundo CA 90245; 310-980-9335. Email: linwinters@aol.com. Produces high-quality coffee-table books, limp cover books, corporate brochures, art and photography catalogs, magazines and annual reports. Also promotional items such as wall and desk calendars, posters, fliers and point of purchase materials.

ESP Printing, Maynardo Espiritu Jr., Vice President, Manilla, Philippines. Email: esp.printers@pacific.net.ph. Specializes in printing Bibles and other thin-paper thick books. They also offer gold gilding and indexing.

Four Colour Print Group, George Dick, President, 2410 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville KY 40206; 502-896-9644; Fax: 502-896-9594. Email: gdick@fourcolour.com. Web: http://www.fourcolour.com. They represent Everbest Printing Company in China and Lifetouch Publishing in the U.S. They specialize in high quality four-color illustrated books. They do PDF file conversion and color proofing at their prepress house FCI Digital outside of Dayton, Ohio. “We specialize in working with new and smaller publishers who need technical help with preparing DTP files, and who do not have the expertise in working outside the country. Regardless of whether you’re targeting the lowest cost in China or quickest turnaround in the U.S., we offer a high quality printing solution to meet those needs.”

Global Print Services, Eladio Robertson, CEO, 7701 SW 172 Street, Miami FL 33157; 786-242-5393; Fax: 786-573-2473. Email: eladio@globalprintservicesinc.com. Web: http://www.globalprintservicesinc.com. Janet Verdeguer, Business Development; 941-870-3422. Email: janet@globalprintservicesinc.com. Specializes in coffee table books (art, photography, cookbooks, children’s books, pop-up books, museum books, yearbooks, and more. Also design, photography, and epublishing services.

Global Printing Sourcing and Development, Adrianne Casey, Sales Manager, San Francisco Office, 980 Lincoln Avenue #200 B, San Rafael CA 94901; 415-456-2934; Cell: 415-846-4515; Fax: 415-456-4124. Email: adrianne@globalpsd.com. Web: http://www.globalpsd.com. New York: 333 Hudson Street #1006, New York NY 10013; 212-627-1400; Fax: 212-254-5246. Overseas printing. Hong Kong: 852-3576-3239; Fax: 852-2310-8102.

Graphics International, Moshe Shor, 969G Edgewater Boulevard #717, Foster City CA 94404; 650-573-9268; Fax: 650-349-4011. Email: info@asianprinting.com. Web: http://www.asianprinting.com. They print four-color, sheet-fed children’s books, textbooks, medical books, coffee table books, art books, pop-up books as well as brochures, catalogs, calendars, greeting cards, and more. Bindings: saddle-stitched, wire-o, perfect binding, and case binding. Printing is done in Asia. They promise the “fastest turnaround in Asia.”

Hang Sing Printing & Design, Candy Mok, Marketing Executive, 15/Floor, Block E-F, Derrick Industrial Building, 49-51 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong; 852-2554-6311; Fax: 852-2873-3335. Email: hsprint@hkstar.com. Has over 30 years of printing experience. “We provide a complete solution for our worldwide customers: form concept, design and artwork, through printing, binding and manual work, to packaging and worldwide delivery.” They print books, booklets, calendars, annual reports, brochures, catalogs, magazines, folders, cards, promo kits, name cards, and posters.

Haohan Print, Joe Xu, International Trade Department; 86-20-3567366 or 86-20-84910009; Fax: 86-20-84910021. Email: market1@haohanprint.com. Web: http://www.haohanprint.com.

King of Kings Printers, Davesh Sanghavi, Marketing Director, 23 A Central Chowpatty Building, Chopatty, Mumbai 400007 India; 9122-3684891; Fax: 9122-3648012. Email: sbkings@vsnl.com. Web: http://www.kkppl.com.

Kings Time Printing Press, Bernadette Quist, U.S. representative, E & B Sales, 4245 Hawthorn Place, Ann Arbor MI 48103; 734-426-8109; Fax: 734-426-8169. Email: bmquist@kingstimeprinting.com. Web: http://www.kingstimeprinting.com. 4-color book manufacturing with specialty bindings and handwork. Plants in Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China.

LongPack Co., Shanghai, China; 86-21-5169-6158; Fax: 86-21-5169-6156. Web: http://www.longpack.com. Printers of books, brochures, catalogs, and other paper products.

Midas Printing Group Limited, 1/F, 100 Texaco Road, Tsuen Wan, NT, Hong Kong; 852-2407-6888; Fax: 852-2408-0611. Email: info@midasprinting.com. Web: http://www.midasprinting.com. Based in Hong Kong, they specialize in full-color printing of art books, children’s books, board books, novelty books, puzzle books, pop-up books, activity kits, stationery items, calendars, journals, photo albums, gift products, packaging, etc.

NPT Offset Press, B. Baskar, Senior Manager of Exports, 15 Royapettah High Road, Chennai 14 India; 91-44-2813-3804; Fax: 91-44-2813-3557; Cell: 91-994-0089-406. Email: baskar@nptoffset.com. Web: http://www.nptoffset.com. Prints books, manuals, memo pads, notebooks, calendars, posters, brochures, catalogs, and more. Saddlestitched and perfectbound books.

On the Mark, Mark Vierra, 75-5660 Kopiko Street #C7-105, Kailua-Kona HI 96740; 831-252-7700; 888-556-7989, ext. 201. Email: mark@onthemark.net. Web: http://www.onthemark.net. Printing plant: Shanghai, China. Prints books in China for US publishers: children’s books, cookbooks, art books, etc.

Orient Color Art Printers, ChandraMouli Vidyasaghar, Director, 414 MundagaNadar Street, P O Box 46, Sivakasi, Tamilnadu, India  626123; 91-4562-225626. Email : mouli@theorient.in. Web: http://www.theorientunicornn.com. Prints four-color books, diaries, calendars, and playing cards.

Overseas Printing Corporation, Hal Belmont, President, 99 The Embarcadero, San Francisco CA 94105; 415-835-9999; Fax: 415-835-9899. Email: hal@overseasprinting.com or  info@overseasprinting.com. Web: http://www.overseasprinting.com. Offers printing in Hong Kong, China, Korea, and Italy. Also calendars, note cards, postcards, and diaries.

Pacom / Sung In, Pacifica Communications, Cecil Caronna, 2133 Titan Street, Harvey LA 70058; 504-362-3656; Fax: 504-263-5740. Email: cecilebcaronna@gopacifica.com. Web: http://en.gopacom.com. Printing plant in South Korea. Prints books, magazines, catalogs, calendars, and more.

Palace Press International, 3160 Kerner Boulevard #108, San Rafael CA 94901; 415-526-1370; 800-809-3792. Plant: 10th Floor, Block A, B, C & D, Wah Ha Factory Building, 8 Shipyard Lane, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong; 852-2357-9019; Fax: 852-2561-3616. Email: info@palacepress.com. Web: http://www.palacepress.com. Specialty: color printing via Hong Kong.

Papercon, Eric Pesengco, 29 Oliveros Drive, Quezon City, Manila, Philippines; 63-9175293188; Fax: 632-3628025. Web: http://www.papercon.com. Printer of 4-color coffeetable books, catalogs, magazines, posters, labels, and more.

Planet Ink USA, Van Bagley, 6114 LaSalle #259, Oakland CA 94611; 510-339-6935. Email: van@planetinkusa.com. Web: http://www.planetinkusa.com. Full service color printer with offices in Oakland and Hong Kong. They also use a printing plant in South China that specializes in games and jigsaw puzzles.

PRC Book Printing (Pearl River China Book Printing), Jacob Hope, CEO, 400 Lincoln Avenue, 2nd Floor, Hatboro PA 19040; 888-659-8320; Fax: 215-659-2204. Email: info@prcbookprinting.com. Web: http://www.pearlriverchinaprinting.com. U.S.-based representatives with overseas printing partners. Our diverse binding capabilities range from the basic adhesive-bound books to deluxe leather bound editions providing a finishing touch to the manufacturing process. Offering great 4-color printing with superior print quality for hardcover, softcover, saddlestitch, Wire-O, and coil-bound books. Also flash cards and much more. Quantities starting around 500 with higher quantities for a better price!

Print Printers, Ash Bansal, Director, 9369 Wilcrest Drive, Houston TX 77099; 202-470-0880. India production address: 8 Sagar Apartments, 6 Tilak Marg, New Delhi, India 110 001; 91-11-2378-2003; Fax: 91-11-2378-2763. Email: connect@printprinters.com or ash@printprinters.com. Web: http://www.printprinters.com. They print books, catalogs, Bibles, booklets, brochures, flyers, postcards, greeting cards, calendars, packaging, boxes, etc. Also DVD and CD replication. Bindings: case, wire-o, spiral, perfectbound, PUR. Other services: scanning, image setting, proofing, die cutting, foiling, embossing, etc. 80% of their business is books; 95% of their customers are from the US.

Printed in China Online, RM 505, Building 12, XinTianDi, 689, North shiji Avenue, Ningbo 315040 China; 86-574-2788-9688; Fax: 86-574-2788-9677. Email: sales@printedinchinaonline.com. Web: http://www.printedinchinaonline.com. Prints books, catalogs, booklets, brochures, flyers, posters, and more.

V V Rajan Group of Companies, No.4, Ramakrishnapuram, Villiivakkam, Chennai 49 India; 44-26186888; Fax: 44-26182610; Mobile: 9444015054. Email: jk@apollotimes.com. Web: http://www.vvrajan.com. A full-fledged printing and binding company in India.

Regal Printing, Maurice Kwan, Owner, Hong Kong; 852-255-22202; Fax: 852-255-20700. Email: maurice@regalprinting.com.hk. Web: http://www.regalprinting.com.hk. Good prices offered on full-color children’s books.

Repro India Limited, Rajnish Shirsat, VP, India; 919-833-066128; UK: 44-7769-868324. Web: http://www.reproindialtd.com. Book printer serving the U.S., U.K., Middle East, Africa, Australia, and Belgium.

Select Print, Laurent Couche, 38 Soi Sai Nam Phung, Sukhumvit Soi 20, 10110 Bangkok, Thailand; 66-2-637-4770; Fax: 66-2-637-4771. Email: laurent@select-print.org. Web: http://www.select-print.org. Printing of catalogs, brochures, books, packaging, folders, flyers, and more. Also large format digital and offset printing.

Shanghai Chenxi Printing, Allan Meng, Foreign Trade Manager, 3F, No. 20, Chenjiazhai Road, 200070, Shanghai, P.R. China; 86-21-6605-0191 or 86-21-5109-5722, ext. 337; Cell: 86-132-4807-6403; Fax: 86-21-6605-0192. Email: allan-meng@hotmail.com. Web: http://www.chenxish.com. Prints books, bibles, magazines, journals, booklets, brochures, catalogs, manuals, calendars, greeting cards, etc.

Shenzchen Jinhao Color Printing, Block B, Jinchangda Technology Park, Shangwei Village, Zhangkengjing, Guanlan Town, Shenzhen, China 418110; 86-13682670648; Cell: 86-13622396459. Email: jh-print@lzhjy.com. Web: http://www.lzjhy.com. They print full-color books, catalogs, magazines, brochures, folders, flyers, and more.

SJHS Printing, J H Jung, Paju Book City, 520-3 Munbal-ri Gyoha-eup, Paju-si Gyeonggi-do, Korea; 82-31-955-8834. Email: jhjung@hotmail.com. Web: http://www.printsj.co.kr. Prints calendars, books, brochures, catalogs, and more since 1993. 2 web presses, 6 sheetfed presses.

Star Print Brokers, Nancy Starkman, President, P.O. Box 53592, Bellevue WA 98015; 425-603-1777; Fax: 425-603-0859. Email: info@starprintbrokers.com. Web: http://www.starprintbrokers.com/asia. Printing high-quality, full-color, hardcover coffee-table books in the US and Asia.

Sunny-Young Printing, Austin Fan, Taiwan; 886-2-8245-6131; Fax: 886-2-8245-6132. Email: austin@sunny-young.com.tw. Web: http://www.sunny-young.com.tw.

Thomson Press, Anup Uniyal, Business Development Manager, New York; 718-729-7077; Cell: 646-318-0369; Fax: 718-729-8143. Email: anupuniyal@thomsonpress.com. Web: http://www.thomsonpress.com. Founded in 1967, Thomson is now the largest commercial printer in India, capable of printing and binding bibles, dictionaries, coffee-table books, diaries, calendars, B&W books, and more.

ZHR Print Packaging and Printing, No. 11 Chuangye Road, Shailongzai, Shuitian County, Shiyan Street, Bao’An District, Guangdong Province, Peoples Republic of China; 86-755-84185978; Fax: 86-755-61641085. Email: support@zrhprint.com. Web: http://www.zrhprint.com. Prints four-color books, children’s books, magazines, catalogs, flyers, posters, calendars, packaging, boxes, and more.

Australian and New Zealand Book Printers

AncoPrint, Anthony de Vries, 15/5 Wakefield Street, PO Box 30408, Lower Hutt 5040 New Zealand; 04-566-1700; Fax: 04-566-1711; Cell: 027-315-6053. Email: anthony@ancoprint.co.nz. Web: http://www.ancoprint.co.nz. Book printers for the New Zealand market.

Self Publish Australia, Jason Swiney, Perth, Australia; 61-8-9467-4143. Web: http://www.selfpublish.com.au. Provides printing for self-publishers (1 to a million books) via digital and offset printing.

European Book Printers

Artigrafiche Bocciaspa; Italy; 39-89-303311; Fax: 39-89-771017. Email: info@artigraficheboccia.com. Web: http://www.artigraficheboccia.com. Full-color books.

Butler & Tanner, Jeremy Snell, New York Office, 1776 Broadway #1710, New York NY 10019; 212-262-4753; Fax: 212-262-4779. This English printer specializes in high quality sheet-fed color printing. Production plant: Selwood Printing Works, Caxton Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1NF United Kingdom; 011-44-1373-451500; Fax: 011-44-1373-451333.

The Print Guild, Dan Brady, Managing Director, 12 Norham Road, Whitley Bay, NE26 2SB, United Kingdom; 44-191-603-1910. Email: hello@theprintguild.co.uk. Web: http://theprintguild.co.uk. Specializes in medium to long-run book printing with fast turnarounds, digital and litho offset, softcover and hardcover, mono or full color, wide range of bindings (PUR, perfect bound, smyth sewn). Additional services such as copyediting and design provided are by their sister company, UK Book Publishing at http://ukbookpublishing.com.

Ridderprint bv, Robert Kanters, Pottenbakkerstr. 15-17, 2984 AX Ridderkerk, The Netherlands; 0180-463-962; Fax: 0180-415-471. Email: r.kanters@ridderprint.nl. Web: http://www.print-a-book.co.uk. Digital and offset printing of books. Offers special prices for UK publishers because of the exchange rate.

Spauda Printing House, Andrius Jonaitis, Sales Manager, Laisves pr. 60, Vilnius, Lithuania; 8-5-266-1308; Fax: 8-5-266-1178. Email: a.jonaitis@spauda.com. Web: http://www.spauda.com. Lithuania’s oldest printing company (since 1574). Produces books, magazines, advertising material, etc. with binding, guilding, varnishing, laminating, punching, etc.

Svet Print d.o.o., Nejc Belušič, Area Sales Manager, Brnčičeva ulica 31, 1231 Ljubljana, Črnuče, Slovenia; 386-1-292-7365; Cell: 386-51-344-943. Email: nejcbelusic@svetprint.eu. Web: http://www.svetprint.eu. Uses state of the art technology for quick order execution. Printing and binding prices are competitive.

Middle East Book Printers

Colorist Akademi Printhouse, Kağan Sütçü, Yeşilce Mah. Yılmaz Sok., No:3 Seyrantepe 34418, 4.Levent / Kağıthane, İstanbul, Turkey; 90-212-270-78-78; Fax: 90-212-270-27-00. Email: kagan@coloristakademi.com. Web: http://www.akademimatbaa.com. Offers offset printing of books, magazines, posters, boxes, packages, etc.

South American Book Printers

Carvajal International, 901 Ponce De Leon Boulevard #901, Coral Gables FL 33134; 305-448-6875; 800-622-6657; Fax: 305-448-9942. The U.S. office for a Columbian book printer specializing in full-color and cut-out books.


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