CANADA'S MOST INFLUENTIAL PRINTER 2010:
GROUP G CANDIDATES
COMMERCIAL PRINTINGGeorge Kallas PA50 2010 #7 ranking
President & CEO
Metropolitan Fine Printers
Founding his company in 1977, by printing stationery, Kallas is now recognized as one of the highest-quality printers on the planet. Metropolitan has captured 28 Benny awards (not including 2010 results), which is the most won by any Canadian printer. With 60 employees working out of a 14,000-square-foot plant, Met exemplifies the staying power of print for small- to medium-sized printers, which will continue into the foreseeable future with Kallas’ two children actively involved in the company.
Premier Print Awards Perennial winner (The Bennys), with most Canadian wins
Canstruction Vancouver Family-founded charitable organization
Applied Arts Awards Multiple past winner
Gold Ink Awards Multiple past winner
BC Ethics in Action Award First printing company to win
A 2nd-generation printer, Carbone works with his father and brother to lead one of North America’s largest privately owned packaging firms, specializing in carton and set-up boxes.
Romsar Packaging parent company
Inter Pack Industries subsidiary
Gibraltor Packaging Group subsidiary
LABEL PRINTINGSandeep Lal
President & CEO
Building one of the world’s first LEED-certified printing plants, Lal is a global manufacturer of labels with four locations: Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal and California.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design North American printing first
Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies Awarded in 2005, 2006 and 2007
PAC Awards Perennial winner
International Gallery of Superb Printing Past winner
COMMERCIAL PRINTINGWarren Werbitt
Founder & CEO
In the midst of restructuring the company he founded in 1992, Werbitt remains a Canadian printing beacon, now running 56-inch offset in a 65,000-square-foot plant.
Printing's Alive Youtube video