Biggest commercial printers in Metro Vancouver in 2018

 

Ranked by gross revenue in 2017

Published April 17, 2018. Sources: Interviews with representatives of the firms below and BIV research. Other commercial printers may have ranked but did not provide an update by deadline.

Rank '18 Printer/Address Phone/Fax/Internet Specialties Top local executive(s) Owner(s) Year founded Number of staff Revenue'17/'16

1

Hemlock Printers Ltd
7050 Buller Ave
Burnaby V5J 4S4

604-438-2456
604-439-1692
hemlock.com

High-quality commercial digital, offset and wide-format printing for wide variety of products and applications; Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Green-e Certified and Offsetters Carbon Neutral

Richard Kouwenhoven, president

Kouwenhoven family

1968

190

$37 million
$36 million

2

Westkey Graphics Ltd
8315 Riverbend Crt
Burnaby V3N 5E7

604-549-2350
604-549-2355
westkeygraphics.com

Direct mail, business stationery, full-colour and digital printing, short and long run capabilities, wide format, signage, variable information print, national distribution, online ordering, warehousing and inventory control

Alfie Karmal, president and CEO

Stern Partners

1934 (1)

115

$32.5 million
$35 million

3

Metropolitan (MET) Fine Printers
1435 Pender St E
Vancouver V5L 1V7

604-254-4201
604-254-5175
metprinters.com

Specializing in corporate partnerships, prioritizing brand continuity across multiple substrates. Offering new media augmented and virtual reality experiences, web-to-print brand management tools, pick and pack and fulfilment and high-end 100% carbon-neutral commercial print operations. MET utilizes environmentally progressive volatile-organic-compound-free ultra-vivid MET UV inks on a variety of FSC-certified and ethically sourced substrates

Nikos Kallas, president

Kallas family

1977

100

$28 million
$28 million

4

Mitchell Press Ltd
8328 Riverbend Crt
Burnaby V3N 5C9

604-528-9882
604-528-8024
mitchellpress.com

High-end publications, magazines, catalogues and flyers produced with heat-set web offset. Design- focused, cost-effective digital print services with metallics, opaques and expanded gamut colours and effects on heavyweight fine papers and synthetics. Display signage. Design studio services. Distribution services

David Mitchell, Dan Castilloux, co-owners and co-presidents

Mitchell and Castilloux families

1928

86

$24 million
NP

5

Ampco Manufacturers Inc (2)
9 Burbidge St Suite 101
Coquitlam V3K 7B2

604-472-3800
604-944-4068
ampcomfg.com

Digital and screen printing, large-format graphics printing and installation, tactile electronic touch screen/membrane switches, interior and exterior architectural signage, project management

Dann Konkin, president and CEO

AMG Holdings Inc

1967

130

$21.5 million
$19 million

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