Biggest commercial printers in Metro Vancouver in 2019

 

Ranked by gross revenue in 2018

Published April 16, 2019. 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 '19 Printer Specialties Top local executive(s) Owner(s) Year founded Revenue'17/'16

1

Hemlock Printers/Hemlock Harling Distribution
7050 Buller Ave, Burnaby V5J 4S4
P: 604-438-2456 F: 604-439-1692 hemlock.com/hemlockharling.com

High-quality commercial UV and conventional offset, digital and wide-format printing and finishing for a wide variety of product applications; ZERO Carbon Neutral, FSC and Green-e certified. Full-service mailing, fulfilment and distribution services for single projects or enterprise-level solutions

Richard Kouwenhoven, president

Hemlock Printers: Kouwenhoven family/Hemlock Harling: Hemlock Printers 50%, Harling Direct 50%

1968

$43 million
$37 million

2

Westkey Graphics Ltd
8315 Riverbend Crt, Burnaby V3N 5E7
P: 604-549-2350 F: 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, design and build trade show booths, warehousing and inventory control

Alfie Karmal, president and CEO

Stern Partners

1934 (1)

$41 million
$32.5 million

3

Metropolitan (MET) Fine Printers
1435 Pender St E, Vancouver V5L 1V7
P: 604-254-4201 F: 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

Nikos Kallas, CEO

Kallas family

1977

$28 million
$28 million

4

Ampco Manufacturers Inc (2)
9 Burbidge St Suite 101, Coquitlam V3K 7B2
P: 604-472-3800 F: 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

$24.5 million
$21.5 million

5

Mitchell Press Ltd
8328 Riverbend Crt, Burnaby V3N 5C9
P: 604-528-9882 F: 604-528-8024 mitchellpress.com

High-end publications, magazines, catalogues and flyers on high-speed 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, new media, design studio services and distribution services

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

Mitchell and Castilloux families

1928

$24 million
$24 million

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