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2500 Marin Street

San Francisco, CA 94124

415-956-0269

New Project Inquires: kevin@socialimprints.com

Existing Customers: sales@socialimprints.com

Careers At Social Imprints: matt@socialimprints.com

General Inquiries: sales@socialimprints.com

What

We Do

Global Fulfillment

Global brands need a global partner. We have partner offices in Dublin, Singapore, Shenzhen and Sydney to handle all of your promotional product, kitting/packaging and fulfillment needs.

 

Our global branding clients include

 

Kits and

Packaging

PRESENTATION MAKES PERFECT

Sometimes it isn’t what’s in the package but the package itself that makes a statement. Social Imprints is committed to offering impeccable quality and personalization for your packaging needs. And by working with Social Imprints, you can showcase your company’s commitment to social responsibility with a custom neck label or hangtag.

We Offer the Following Packaging Services:

Apparel Finishing: 

  • Folding & Polybagging

  • Re-labeling

  • Custom-Printed Hang Tags

  • Size SKU Stickers

  • Split Shipments

  • Case Packs

Binding & Full-Color Print Finishing:

  • Offset Printing

  • Wide Format Printing

  • Small Format Printing

  • Custom Signage

  • Finishing and Binding

  • Foam Core Mounting

  • Custom Kits

  • Special Effects Printing

Contact Us for more information on Custom Kitting Options:

  • Custom Boxes

  • Custom Ribbons

  • Custom Gift Bags

  • Printed Cards

  • Custom Tissue Paper

 
 

E-Store and Projects

Social Imprints has built, managed, and maintained more than 60 online stores for both our domestic and international clients. We can even create a site that has multiple distribution channels anywhere in the world. Our e-commerce product offerings include:

A.  RETAIL WEBSTORE 

Make a profit selling your company’s branded merchandise to fans, employees, and franchisees. We’ll print the product, process and fulfill orders, and send you a monthly check and sales report.

Our E-Commerce Benefits:

  • We print your merchandise.

  • We build your webstore.

  • Customers order products from your online store.

  • We pick and pack your orders.

  • We ship the orders.

Our pick and pack services include materials handling, incoming inspections, warehouse inventory management, assembly/kitting, and merchandise picking and packing.

B.  SECURE INTERNAL CORPORATE STORE

Social Imprints will set up your company’s password-protected online store, giving you the ability to distribute your custom-branded merchandise online.

 

You'll have complete control over your products, as well as the site's look-and-feel, with easy access to controls and ability to set department/office spending limits.
 

For special events and product launches, we can ship within one business day of order placement.

 

4 REASONS YOUR ORGANIZATION NEEDS A COMPANY STORE

 

1.  COMPLETE CONTROL OVER YOUR BRANDED PRODUCTS AND ARTWORK

  • Create custom branded products with pre-approved pricing.

  • Track spending and maintain budgets easily because your organization’s promotional products are sold in the same place.

  • Limit access to products or collections to specific employees, offices, or departments.

  • Ensure consistency when your organization uses pre-approved logos and products.

 

2.  CONVENIENT SHIPPING OPTIONS

  • Items ship from our CA warehouse at least three times per week (daily for expedited orders).

  • Your team can order merchandise direct from our warehouse. Orders are shipped within 24 hours of order placement.

 

3.  SAVE TIME AND MONEY

  • We guarantee that the right promotional products will arrive, on time and at the correct location.

  • Save time by not having to design from scratch whenever team members need new custom-branded promotional products.

  • Your departments or offices can share information about your promotional product designs and sales.

 

4.  REAL-TIME REPORTS (SPENDING AND INVENTORY)

  • Track monthly, quarterly, and yearly merchandising spend by department and office location.

  • Real-time reports tell you exactly how many items of each product are currently in inventory, with complete order details.

C.  Department Microsite

 

If a full-blown company store seems a little overblown right now, you should consider a microsite.  A microsite is a scaled down version of a company store.  Microsites can be used to manage on-boarding, recruitment, special event and pre-order distribution and fulfillment activites.

 

In- House Pick and Pack

Your product is created! What now? Social Imprints’ in-house fulfillment services offer you the quickest possible process for getting the merchandise to your customers. We’ve got you covered for additional finishing services such as packing and shipping. You can sleep soundly knowing your delivery pipeline is in experienced hands.

 

Live

Printing

SUBMIT YOUR 2020 LIVE PRINTING EVENT REQUESTS

 

Ever wanted to know how T-shirts are printed? As your trusted full-service promotional products provider, Social Imprints offers live screen printing experiences at our new 25,000 sq. ft. San Francisco facility. Screen printing parties are a great way to engage and motivate your team or organization. You’ll learn how to burn screens, mix inks, and print your very own T-shirt!

 

We can even bring the party to you – we have a Social Imprints van that’s equipped with a fully operational screen printing press. We’ll set up the press at your space, trade show, or special event. It’s a fun interactive way for your team or audience to learn the screen printing basics.

 

To submit your 2020 Live Printing Event request, please email leslie@socialimprints.com.

 

Live printing partners:

Products with Purpose

“People don’t buy what you do. They buy why you do it.”

– Simon Sinek, Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

 

Let’s talk about connection. Today’s customers prefer brands that have a mission. People don’t just connect to a company’s products or services – they connect to the story behind those products and services. If you want to build a thriving enterprise, you have to identify, embrace, embody, and articulate a brand purpose that inspires your audience to connect with you.

 

A recent example of this trend is Airbnb’s recent World Tour merchandise program. An Airbnb team member asked Social Imprints to provide Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky with customized luggage tags and scarves that would be handed out during his tour of London, New York, Cape Town, New Delhi, Beijing, and Shanghai. These high-quality items would need to be printed to match very stringent artwork specifications – and they had to be completed within two weeks.

 

Inspired by Airbnb’s 2017 Super Bowl ad that featured the hashtag campaign #WeAccept, Social Imprints blended the ad’s poignant social messaging into this project.

 

Social Imprints selected the Knotty Tie Company as our vendor of choice for the project, not only for their ability to produce full-color printing on scarves in the allotted time, but because of their powerful mission. Knotty Tie Company creates dignified employment opportunities for resettled skilled refugees.

 

Choosing Knotty Tie demonstrated Airbnb’s commitment to social responsibility. Social Imprints created a custom insert card highlighting Knotty Ties’ social mission as well as Social Imprints’ mission to provide higher-paying professional employment to at-risk adults in need of a second chance. Partnering with socially responsible vendors such as Knotty Ties and Social Imprints powerfully enhances Airbnb’s corporate image as a socially responsible company.

 
 

Corporate Swag

Social Imprints has become the go-to printer for many of the nation’s top brands that employ high-quality merchandise as a meaningful part of their marketing strategy.

 

We are masters at product development and international sourcing and logistics. We will curate the perfect product mix for your event, product launch, or corporate identity giveaway. We pride ourselves on creating strategic merchandising plans and branding packages that will enhance your brand awareness and boost employee engagement.

 

Social Imprints takes a highly collaborative approach to helping our clients solve their creative branded merchandise issues. We’ll craft the perfect products for your unique needs.

 

When Google was looking to engage its employees and their families on “Bring Your Parents to Work Day,” they called on Social Imprints for branded merchandise. Instead of creating the typical swag bag giveaways and handing them out at the event, Social Imprints built a custom online store that allowed parents and employees to pre-order items for pickup the day of the event. We created an interactive swag experience instead of just another swag give-away.”

 

Retail

Social Imprints has created memorable retail stores and pop-ups for some of the nation’s top brands. We do it all – from product creation and point of sale, to merchandising and signage. We even created an on-site staffing plan for Maker Faire, where more than a hundred thousand makers descended on the San Mateo County Event Center for this must-see two-day Bay Area event. Maker Faire offers a family-friendly celebration, a showcase of innovative projects, and a meeting place for the creative minds behind them.

 

Social Imprints created and helped staff dozens of pop-up stores that sold a full line of retail products. The products ranged from T-shirts with fun quotes such as “Void Your Warranty,” to beaker mugs and industrial drafting pencils.

Retail partners: