Update from the CPIA from Association Manager, Gerry Lacombe

May 21, 2021 The Canadian Printing Industries Association has a long history. It was actually founded in 1939. It has operated under various names until 1987 when its current name was adopted. A document outlining our history is posted on our web site. Mission Our mission is focussed on two main points: The first is… Read more »

Gerry Lacombe joins CPIA as Association Manager

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Canadian Printing Industries Association (CPIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gerard (Gerry) Lacombe to the newly created position of Association Manager. Gerry brings to the position over 34 years of industry experience, 28 of those years with the Domtar organization. Over his impressive career, Gerry has served in both… Read more »

COVID-19 Prevention Tips

Common practices that reduce the risks for your staff and your business We’re a little over 6 months into this life changing, world changing event and it is becoming clear that this will be our reality for at least another 6 months. A concerning second wave is hitting our major metropolitan areas, likely a result… Read more »

Protecting the financial health of your business in a time of crisis

Overseeing the financial wellbeing of your business is never more important than during a time of crisis. Printing businesses across the country are facing unprecedented financial challenges due to the economic fall-out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Careful management and follow-up of receivables, keeping customers and potential clients up to date about changes to your operations… Read more »

Why the print industry in Canada absolutely needs a National Association

Firstly, there is so much we can learn from each other. Individual businesses become stonger when they learn from peers, helping advance their workplace practices and application of new technologies. Stronger individual businesses in turn create a stronger, more resilient print industry. We have seen our fair share of challenging times over the past 20… Read more »

CPIA Response to COVID-19, Resources for Members

To our Association Members, We are facing an unprecedented moment for the printing industry in Canada as organizations grapple with protecting staff and families from the spread of COVID-19, while working to mitigate the economic impact the outbreak is having on their business. Regional and national health authorities are providing hourly updates to this rapidly… Read more »

CPIA Announces Launch of Renewed Association

Toronto, ON  October 4th, 2018 – Canadian Printing Industries Association (CPIA) is pleased to announce the launch of a newly restructured printing industry association in Canada. Proposed by its Board of Directors and ratified by its membership in March 2018, the CPIA now operates under a new membership structure that unifies key industry stakeholders across Canada…. Read more »