Biggest commercial printers in Metro Vancouver in 2020


Ranked by gross revenue in 2019

Published April 20, 2020. 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 '20 Printer Specialties Top local executive(s) Owner(s) Year founded Revenue'19/'18


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

High-capacity UV and conventional offset with unique treatment options, digital and wide-format printing and finishing for a wide variety of product applications; ZERO Carbon Neutral, FSC and Green-e certified. Full-service data, 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%


$46 million
$43 million


Westkey Graphics Ltd
8315 Riverbend Crt, Burnaby V3N 5E7
P: 604-549-2350 F: 604-549-2355

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)

$42 million
$41 million


Metropolitan (MET) Fine Printers
1435 Pender St E, Vancouver V5L 1V7
P: 604-254-4201 F: 604-254-5175

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. International distribution

Nikos Kallas, CEO, George Retsos, president

Kallas family


$28 million
$28 million


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

Full spectrum of creative print services: high-speed offset, custom digital print, display services and customized client-facing print management storefronts. Complete in-house finishing and creative custom binding services. Design and new media services including e-commerce product renderings, custom websites, application development and event activations

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

Mitchell and Castilloux families


$24 million
$24 million


Ampco Manufacturers Inc (2)
9 Burbidge St Suite 101, Coquitlam V3K 7B2
P: 604-472-3800 F: 604-944-4068

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


$22.6 million
$21.3 million

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