Building on More Than 100 Years of Heritage

A look at the road to Spicers Canada today

For the past 100 years our expert and friendly staff have provided products, services and support to customers across Canada.

We’ve always understood that our clients’ top priorities are to satisfy their customers and meet the demands of their markets. That’s why we take the time to build long-lasting relationships, listening to their challenges and learning new ways that we can help.

Established in 1904, we’re proud to carry on a tradition of exceptional products and friendly expertise and with over 175 sales professionals, we’re passionate about adding value to our customers and committed to being a dependable partner.


Spicers Canada acquires All Graphic Supplies, expanding its position in the distribution of wide format and digital equipment, supplies and ink


Spicers Canada acquires Shippers Supply, expanding product mix throughout Western Canada


Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG), one of the world’s largest privately held pulp, paper, packaging and tissue companies purchased Spicers Canada Limited. Now operating under Spicers Canada ULC


Coast Paper, Roll-O-Vert and Spicers in Canada consolidate into one proud company, Spicers Canada


Cascades Resources was acquired by PaperlinX, an Australian based company and the name was changed to Spicers


Coast Paper acquired Montreal-based L.P. Turgeon Inc. Graphic Resources changed their name to Cascades Resources across Canada


Coast Paper was acquired by PaperlinX, an Australian based company


Graphic Papers acquired Barkwell Paper Company Ltd. in Winnipeg. Changed the name Graphic Paper to Graphic Resources and expanded to open locations in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary and Dartmouth


Select Papers was combined with Graphic Papers in Toronto and operated in Toronto, Kitchener and Belleville as Graphic Papers


Select Paper acquired Ontario Convertor Services Ltd and changed the name to Roll-O-Vert


Wilson Munroe changed their name in Toronto to Select Paper and opened locations in Belleville and Kitchener


Wilson Munroe merged with Kruger in Montreal to form Les Papiers Graphiques


Wilson-Munroe Company was acquired by Rolland Paper Company


Coast Paper was founded by Gilbert Garnett in Vancouver, BC and then expanded eastward opening locations in Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg and Toronto


The Wilson-Munroe Company Limited was formed in Toronto by Edwin S. Munroe and Thomas G. Wilson.

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