Biggest commercial printers in Vancouver in 2016

Ranked by gross revenue in 2015

Published April 19, 2016. Sources: Interviews with representatives of the firms below and BIV research. Other printing companies may have been ranked but did not provide an update by deadline.

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Rank '16PrinterSpecialtiesTop local executive(s)Owner(s)Year foundedRevenue 2015
1 Westkey Graphics Ltd
8315 Riverbend Crt
Burnaby BC
V3N 5E7

Phone: 604-549-2350
Fax: 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, warehousing and inventory control Alfie Karmal (president and CEO) Stern Partners 1934 $35,000,000
2 Hemlock Printers Ltd
7050 Buller Ave
Burnaby BC
V5J 4S4

Phone: 604-438-2456
Fax: 604-439-1692
High-quality commercial sheet-fed printing for short, medium and long runs for various products; Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified Dick Kouwenhoven (CEO); Richard Kouwenhoven (president and COO) Kouwenhoven family 1968 $34,000,000
3 Metropolitan (MET) Fine Printers
1435 Pender St E
Vancouver BC
V5L 1V7

Phone: 604-254-4201
Fax: 604-254-5175
New media augmented and virtual reality experiences, web-to-print brand management, fulfilment and high-end commercial print services specializing in ultra-vivid MET UV printing from small to large print runs on varied substrates; uses volatile-organic-compound-free inks that are FSC-certified and 100% carbon-neutral Nikos Kallas (president) Kallas family 1977 $28,000,000
4 Ampco Manufacturers Inc
9 Burbidge St Suite 101
Coquitlam BC
V3K 7B2

Phone: 604-472-3800
Fax: 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 1967 $21,800,000
5 Xibita
3551 Viking Way Suite 109
Richmond BC
V6V 1W1

Phone: 604-276-2366
Fax: 604-276-0860
Design, large-format printing, custom exhibits, retail and corporate environments, trade show displays, signage, point of purchase, fabrication and fulfilment Hanif Muljiani (president); Paul Talbot (vice-president, custom graphics) Hanif Muljiani 1979 $12,000,000

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