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.

2020

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

2017

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

2015

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

2012

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

2006

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

2002

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

2001

Coast Paper was acquired by PaperlinX, an Australian based company

1996-1997

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

1992

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

1989

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

1985-1986

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

1980

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

1970

Wilson-Munroe Company was acquired by Rolland Paper Company

1941-1997

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

1904

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

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