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The Canadian Printing Awards program is designed to recognize printing innovation in the country through three distinct awards sections, grouped in Printing, Environmental and Technology categories. In 2008, PrintAction introduced an Industry Achievement component to the program to honour outstanding leadership as demonstrated by members of the Canadian printing community.
The 2017 Industry Achievement Award recipients, determined by PrintAction magazine, include:
John A. Young Lifetime Achievement Award
Bob Cockerill (retired in 2015)
Senior Vice President, SGK Inc.
President & Chief Operating Office, Schawk Canada Inc.
Chairman, PAC - Packaging Consortium
Board Member, IDEAlliance (2010 – 2013)
Board of Governors, Ryerson University (2008 – 2011)
Printing Leader of the Year
President and CEO, Advocate Group of Companies, Pictou, Nova Scotia
Advocate Printing and Publishing Limited, Advocate Media Inc.
Emerging Leader of the Year
General Manager, Glenmore Custom Print + Packaging, Vancouver, British Columbia
Community Leader of the Year
President, Aylmer Express Graphics Group, Aylmer, Ontario
For more information about the 2017 awards program and gala, please visit Canadianprintingawards.com