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Written by Corrie Sloot   
Monday, 12 July 2010

CANADA'S MOST INFLUENTIAL PRINTER 2010:
GROUP A CANDIDATES


COMMERCIAL PRINTING
Brian Reid  PA50 2010 #1 ranking 
President
Transcontinental Printing
Montreal, QC

Appointed to lead Canada’s largest printing operation in November 2008, Reid is responsible for some 8,500 employees and annual revenues of more than $1.5 billion. He has been with Transcontinental since 1992, which included five years as Senior VP in charge of the Catalog and Magazine Group (seven plants). Transcontinental continues to invest in its printing arm, currently focused on implementing a hybrid newspaper/ flyer platform across Canada, before the end of 2010.

Related Link:
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design  New facility in San Francisco
Gala Gutenberg   Perennial winner
Web Offset Association Awards   Perennial winner
Gold Ink Awards  Multiple past winner

 
SECURITY PRINTING
Ronald Arends
President & CEO
Canadian Bank Note
Ottawa, ON

A global provider of high-security print, CBN has four divisions: Lottery, Identification, Shareholder and Payment Systems, which includes the ultimate production challenge – currency.

Related link:
Élan Awards   Perennial winner
McAra   Subsidiary

 
TRANSACTIONAL PRINTING

Murali Dorai
Vice President, ISS National Operations
Symcor
Mississauga, ON

With 900 employees producing around 800-million personalized transactional statements per year, Dorai has the backing of Bank of Montreal, TD Bank and the Royal Bank.

Related links:
Symcor Diversity   industry leading policy, including WLF
Map of Symcor locations
InfoTrends TransPromo Communications group  member

 
QUICK PRINTING
Andrew Hrywnak
President
Print Three
Toronto, ON

With over 55 Print Three locations in Canada, Hrywnak leads Canada’s largest print-franchise network, supported by a 150,000-sq-ft production facility in Toronto since 2008.

Related links:
Print Three Canada locations
Xplor Canada  member


COMMERCIAL PRINTING
George Mazzaferro
Owner
RP Graphics Group
Mississauga, ON

Founded in 1978, Mazzaferro teamed with tech specialist Brian Auty to build a diverse 60,000-square-foot plant with 40-inch offset, flatbed inkjet, and three Xerox iGens.

Related links:
RP Graphics production range
2010 Marketing Awards   Platinum sponsor