5 April 2016
Harmony Printing to cease operations
TORONTO—
 Don Gain Sr
After serving the print industry for 52 years, Harmony Printing is closing its doors. The company announced that it has gone into receivership and that the majority of its employees were given opportunities to find work with MI5.

Harmony Printing provided a wide range of services including cross-media solutions, direct mail, mailing and fulfillment, financial print, web and email solutions, and more.

Don Gain Sr., has been at the helm of Harmony for 28 years (he purchased the company from its founders in 1988). The president and owner says he assembled a team of people that took the time to makes sure that nothing short of excellence left Harmony’s pressroom floor.

Gain is well known for his leadership roles. He was the past chairman of the board for the OPIA and the past chairman of the CPIA. He served on the advisory board of the Graphic Communications Management program at Ryerson University and was also the chairman of the Canadian Printing Industries Scholarship Trust Fund (which awarded $56,000 in scholarships last year). He was recognized by the CPIA for his Distinguished Industry Service in 2002 and received his CPIA honorary lifetime membership in 2008.
Comments:
8. Justin Deronde says:
20 June 2016 at 7:56 PM
We are auctioning the assets of CanWeb , in a couple weeks
7. 3rd Generation Printer says:
14 April 2016 at 11:04 AM
Not surprised at all about the news of Harmony closing it's doors. I worked there for a couple years and the business was run very poorly . The Gain's have been trying to sell the company for a number of year's but nobody wanted to buy it . The company had old equipment with older employee's who came to work with a " I don't care attitude " . Any one who worked there recently saw this coming.
6. Started In A Trade Shop says:
11 April 2016 at 5:52 PM
I worked for Don and Harmony Printing many years ago. He was a great gentleman and treated his employees well. Good luck in your future endeavours.
5. Started In A Trade Shop says:
11 April 2016 at 5:50 PM
I worked for Don and Harmony Printing a long time ago. He was a nice employer and a straight shooter. He cared for his employees. Too bad things worked out this way. Good luck Don in whatever you decide to do in the future.
4. Johnny Roltide says:
8 April 2016 at 12:19 PM
What we have to remember is although Don was a great guy great guys that dont modernize their print plants are the same as the crooks that dont. One of the main reason some printers can sell for less than others is they have new automated equipment that allows them to do jobs faster and better.
3. Peter Cober says:
7 April 2016 at 9:13 AM
This is truly a loss to the Print Community. Don has given so much both Provincially and Federally for so many years as well as his work with the Scholarship Fund every year. It's sad to see a family business that has been around for so many years end this way. I wish Don well in what lies ahead.
2. Gerald says:
6 April 2016 at 1:56 PM
Its difficult for the industry to lose people like Don
1. Blair Fraser says:
6 April 2016 at 1:41 PM
I am stunned and so sorry to read this. I got to know Don through the CPIA National Board of Directors. Since then I consider Don and Mickey close friends and I wish them well in the future.
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