30 November 2012
Rhino Print Solutions wins Best of Show at Canadian Printing Awards
TORONTO—The Lowe-Martin Group's president and chief executive officer Ward Griffin took home Printing Leader of the Year at the 2012 Canadian Printing Awards, held last week at the Palais Royale in Toronto. The group placed as a finalist for Best of Show and garnered nine awards in total.
 
Best of Show went to Rhino Print Solutions, one of seven awards for the Richmond, B.C.-based company including golds in Business & Annual Reports, and Books (hard cover, soft cover and book jackets). Other multiple award winners included Hemlock Printers and C.J. Graphics — Printers & Lithographers.
 
MET Fine Printers chairman George Kallas was honoured with the John A. Young Lifetime Achievement Award and Sina Printing president Mike Meshkati won Emerging Leader of the Year. 
 
See the rest of the story for a full rundown of winners.
  
JOHN A. YOUNG LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

George Kallas, Founder and Chairman, MET Fine Printers



PRINTING LEADER OF THE YEAR
Ward Griffin, President & CEO, The Lowe-Martin Group



EMERGING LEADER OF THE YEAR
Mike Meshkati, President, Sina Printing



BEST OF SHOW

Rhino Print Solutions, South Korea: Memories of the Heart


Best Online Presence, Vendor
 
Gold
Sydney Stone
 
Best Online Presence, Printer
 
Bronze
SinaLite
 
Silver 
Colour Time Printing and Digital Imaging
 
Gold
The Printing House
 
Best Marketing Campaign, Printer
 
Gold
The Printing House
TPH Direct Mail Campaign
 
Gold
Kempenfelt Group
K:Store Cross-media Campaign
 
Best Marketing Campaign, Vendor
 
Gold
Unisource Canada
Chorus Art, Beneath the Surface campaign
 
Best Community Program 

 
Bronze
C.J. Graphics, Printers & Lithographers
 
Silver 
The Printing House
 
Silver 
Symcor ISS
 
Gold
MET Fine Printers
Canstruction Vancouver 2012

Most Environmentally Progressive Printing Technology 
 
Bronze
Goldrich Printpak
Grease Resistant Direct Food Contact Coating
 
Silver 
Hostmann-Steinberg
REFLECTA Process Ink
 
Gold
Prairie Pulp + Paper
Step Forward Paper

Most Environmentally Progressive Printing Project
 
Bronze
Friesens Corp.
In Other Worlds by Margaret Atwood
 
Bronze
The Lowe-Martin Group
Halton 2012 Waste Management Calendar
 
Silver 
Hemlock Printers
UBC Registration and Orientation Guide 2012
 
Gold
Hemlock Printers
The North Face 2011 Holiday Gear Guide
 
Most Environmentally Progressive Vendor 

 
Bronze
Prairie Pulp + Paper
 
Silver 
Kodak
 
Gold
HP Canada
 
Most Environmentally Progressive Printing Company
 
Bronze
Symcor ISS
 
Silver 
The Lowe-Martin Group

Gold
Hemlock Printers
Stationery
 
Stationery

Bronze
The Lowe-Martin Group
Blakes TIFF Invitation
 
Silver 
Hemlock Printers
Salish Artist Card
 
Gold
Anstey Book Binding
Merton & Lancaster Business Card + Sleeve
 
Finishing
 
Bronze
Finishing
PDI
Garnier Fan Insert
 
Bronze
St. Joseph Communications
Our Legendary Nature Coin Collector 
 
Silver 
C.J. Graphics, Printers & Lithographers
Salon Collage Business Card
 
Gold
Pacific Bindery Services
TELUS Garden
 
Self Promotion
 
Bronze
Pazazz Printing
Montreal at Dawn 
 
Silver 
PDI
Explore Direct Mail
 
Gold
Emerson Clarke Printing
Introducing a new measure of innovation
 
Display Graphics

 
Bronze
C.J. Graphics, Printers & Lithographers
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 
 
Silver 
Promoflex International
Guinness, Unleash the Darkness
 
Gold
Simpson Screen Print & Lithography
Schweppes Mix & Match
 
Brochures & Booklets
 
Bronze
Rhino Print Solutions
The Residences at West
 
Bronze
Willow Printing
Art
 
Silver 
Rhino Print Solutions
Hunter House 
 
Silver 
MET Fine Printers
Granville at 70th Real Estate Kit
 
Gold
Colour Innovations
Titanic 100 Collector's Set
 
Business & Annual Reports
 
Bronze
Image Four
TOKIO Millennium RE 2011
 
Silver 
Rhino Print Solutions
CAPIC our vision
 
Silver
MET Fine Printers
Mercer 2011 Report
 
Gold
Rhino Print Solutions
First Majestic Silver Corp. 2011
 
Direct Mail
 
Bronze
The Lowe-Martin Group 
US Airways
 
Bronze
Andrews DM
Southlake Foundation
 
Silver 
Hemlock Printers
Rocky Mountain Equipment
 
Gold
PDI
PDI Explore
 
Magazines
 
Bronze
Magazines
Rhino Print Solutions
Montecristo Vol. 5 No. 3 
 
Bronze
St. Joseph Communications
Sharp The Book For Men, Fall/Winter 2012
 
Silver 
The Lowe-Martin Group
Experience Issue 18, 2012
 
Silver 
Mi5 Print & Digital
Applied Arts Vol. 27 No. 5
 
Gold
Flash Reproductions
SRI Issue 6, 2011
 
Catalogues
 
Bronze
Hemlock Printers
The North Face 2011 Holiday Gear Guide
 
Silver 
C.J. Graphics, Printers & Lithographers
Eventscape Portfolio Issue One
 
Gold
C.J. Graphics, Printers & Lithographers
2012/2013 Infiniti Models 
 
Packaging Printing
 
Bronze
Goldrich Printpak
Collagen Re-Inforce Miracle Concentrate
 
Bronze
Produlith
Les Vergers de la Colline Gift Box
 
Silver 
C.J. Graphics, Printers & Lithographers 
Alberta Premium Box
 
Silver
Pazazz Printing
Verger Lacroix Cider Box
 
Gold
Produlith
Life Smile Teeth Whitening Pen Box
 
Labels 
 
Bronze
Cambridge Labels
Chateau Varennes 
 
Silver 
The Lowe-Martin Group
Titanic 100 Stamp Pane
 
Gold
The Lowe-Martin Group
2012 Lunar New Year Dragon Stamp Pane and Souvenir Sheet

Books (Hard cover, soft cover and book jackets)
 
Bronze
Flash Reproductions
A Treasury of Tom Thomson
 
Bronze
The Lowe-Martin Group
City Seen: Artists’ Views of St. John’s
 
Silver 
Anstey Book Binding
Above and Beyond

Gold
Rhino Print Solutions
South Korea: Memories of the Heart
 
Gold
Hemlock Printers
Protecting Wisdom: Tibetan Book Covers from the Maclean Collection
 
Calendars
 
Bronze
C.J. Graphics, Printers & Lithographers
Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation
 
Silver 
Priority Printing 
2012 Desktop Travel Calendar
 
Gold
Colour Innovations
The Canadian Forces 2013 
 
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