Our POD desk mats, or print-on-demand desk mats, are printed within the USA. We use print-on-demand to create a wide variety of designs to make it easier for everybody to find a desk mat they'll like. Some people might be looking for a simple desk mat they can use in the office instead of an XL gaming mat with a fancy design, and this allows us to create mats for any type of setup. This also allows us to create custom designs, so if you're looking for a custom mat feel free to reach out to us. Once you place your order, we place an order with our print provider and the mat is shipped from their fulfillment center.