Organizational Announcement – Book & Package Printing

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Richard Lim as Commercial Director, of Hung Hing Offset Printing.  In this capacity Richard will be responsible for all sales and marketing of the division’s products including conventional and children’s books, novelty items, rigid packaging, and litholam packaging. Reporting to Richard will be, Christopher Yum, International Sales Manager and Eric Tsui, Packaging Sales Manager.  Richard will also take up day-to-day responsibility… 

Hung Hing Dragon Boat Team wins first place in local race

This past Monday (June 6) was the Tuen Ng Festival (Dragon Boat Festival) in Hong Kong.  Our Hung Hing Dragon Boat Team along with friends and families travelled to the beautiful outlying island of Tap Mun (塔門) in northeastern part of the territory to compete in a Dragon Boat Invitation Race, an annual event organized by local fishermen and villagers.   The small island measured just 1.69km in area was… 

Find us on Skype

Reaching us has just gotten easier. A number of us in Hung Hing has been using Skype-to-Skype calls to communicate with business partners and customers. The response has been great and we are able to work effectively with them through Skype. Next time you want to get a hold of us, Skype Us!!! You can get in touch with us for our Skype id. Christopher Yum, Senior Manager of International… 

Environmental campaigns and the public

We have posted some other interesting articles on the environmental debate here.  The following is a good summary from an industry consultant (who is also a forest owner in Canada) about the complexity and possible confusion around all the different forest certification and related “campaigns”. Are Environmental campaigns misleading the public The article is a summary from RISI posts but also comes off the Two Sides website (www.twosides.info) a UK… 

China Costs Discussion

The upward movement in commodities as well as labor costs and the Rmb appreciation have become an increasing challenge for everyone operating and buying from China.  We recently put together a simple primer on the facts as it relates to our printing and packaging business.  Following are some of the key points from that presentation: Implemented minimum wage increases since 2009 coupled with announced increases in South China effective 1… 

Speeding Things Up

We recently took position of a Konica Minolta Color Laserjet printer in our Tai Po facility.  The new printer will be used to partially replace the traditional color ozalids which were printed on much slower Epson plotters.  This will speed up file proofing turnaround time as well as logistics and costs since all files are channeled to one location and sent out from Hong Kong. The printer has maximum paper… 

Hung Hing Wins Environmental Awards

In recognition of on-going effort in promoting cleaner and environmentally-friendly production practices we were recently awarded the Hang Seng Pearl River Delta environmental award and named one of the Hong Kong-Guangdong Cleaner Production Partners. Our progress in these areas was featured in the Capital CEO magazine. It was organized by the HK Productivity council to promote the Government sponsored Guangdong Hong Kong Clean Production Partnership program. We are also pleased… 

Balancing Demand and Supply with S&OP

S&OP or Sales and Operations Planning is is one of the key projects Hung Hing started at the end of last year. This process is intended to improve communications, visibility, and accuracy of demand and production data leading to better balancing our demand and supply.  This process helped us through the last two years of peak season management and now we are progressing to an increasingly mature process that involves…