By Jon Robinson
CANADA’S MOST INFLUENTIAL PRINTER 2010:
GROUP D CANDIDATES
Philippe Cloutier PA50 2010 #4 ranking
As the pending acquisition of Worldcolor by U.S.-based Quad/Graphics was just days away from completion (at press time), Cloutier becomes instrumental in shaping the Canadian printing landscape. In mid-2010, Worldcolor Canada employed approximately 2,600 employees across 10 printing and print-related facilities, occupying some 1.5-million square feet. Cloutier joined Worldcolor in October of 2000 with extensive experience in finance, investor relations, operations, sales and contract management.
Founded as a prepress company 20 years ago, Alexander and his four partners leverage commercial-printing technical expertise with strong design-community and environmental positions.
After installing Canada’s first Inca Onset, Crosby leads one of North America’s most progressive large-format companies, in operation since 1938.
Through acquisition and organic growth, Ellis helped establish The Ellis Group as one of North America’s top paper-board producers, from design to distribution.
With his cousin Krista, Nicholds took on ownership of 92-year-old Dollco in 2001 and continues to run a complete shop with toner, sheetfed and web presses.