CANADA'S MOST INFLUENTIAL PRINTER 2010:
GROUP H CANDIDATES
COMMERCIAL PRINTINGWard Griffin PA50 2010 #8 ranking
President & CEO
The Lowe-Martin Group
Celebrating Lowe-Martin’s 100th anniversary in 2008, Griffin became CEO of the company in 1996, succeeding his father who purchased it in 1984. Under his family’s management, Lowe-Martin became an early adopter of technology (Docutech in 1991, Quickmaster in 1995, NexPress in 2001), which Griffin continues through numerous industry-leading environmental initiatives. Lowe-Martin employs 350 people in Ottawa, Toronto, and Ireland facilities. Griffin is also actively involved with the CPIA, serving as Chairman from 2005 to 2006.
CPIA Former board chairman, 2005-2006
Environmental stance North American leader
Premier Print Awards Multiple past winner (The Bennys)
Hydro Ottawa Conservation Award
International Gallery of Superb Printing Multiple past winner
COMMERCIAL PRINTINGJean Grégoire
Generating around $100-million in revenues last year, Grégoire leads one of Canada’s three largest private printing companies, with three production facilities and 500 employees.
Solisco printing markets Across four locations
COMMERCIAL PRINTINGRichard McCallum
President & CEO
McCallum Printing Group
Founded in 2003, McCallum used Heidelberg technology to build arguably the most-technologically progressive sheetfed plant in Alberta, winning a CIPPI award in 2008.
CIPPI Award winner 2007
NEWSPAPER PRINTINGDean Zavarise
Executive VP & GM
Torstar Printing Group
With nine plants across Ontario, Zavarise leads one of Canada’s largest cold web networks, which is supported by the 103 newspapers of parent company Metroland.
Metroland parent company
Metroland printing operations
Web Offset Association Awards Perennial winner