WE ARE SPICERS

Our vision is clear.

Backed by a fifth-generation family-owned company, Spicers is a leading distributor of commercial print and business papers, specialty products, graphic solutions, sign & display equipment and materials, and packaging and facility supplies and equipment.

We’re based in Vaughan, Ontario, with 25 regional locations that include custom manufacturing facilities in Edmonton, Toronto and Winnipeg, as well as cash and carry locations, product showrooms and equipment demo sites.

When it comes to adding value and generating efficient solutions for our clients, innovation is everything. Our attention to detail and an ever-evolving product line ensures that your business is up to date with the latest technologies and more. Plus, our deep inventories deliver what you need when you need it.

For the past 100 years, our experienced and friendly staff have identified products, services and support relevant to our customer’s requirements. We employ over 600 employees that are passionate about our business, understand how to deliver world-class service and support while united by a common set of Principles.

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Our Employees are the Foundation of our Success

Building on more than 100 years of heritage.

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

2021

Spicers Canada transitions both Shippers Supply and All Graphic Supplies under the Spicers name to have a single brand to market – Spicers.


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.

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Core Guiding Principles


Value

Pursuit of relevant solutions that improve profitability for our customers, suppliers and employees.

Courage

Innovation and progress begin by extending our comfort zone.

Excellence

Providing the highest standard of work creates an undeniable competitive advantage.

Simplicity

Pursuit of a structure easy to understand and free of internal and external barriers.

Speed

Clear communication of expectations and vision assures efficient execution.

Empowerment

Ownership of how our strategy is administered lies at a local level.

PRIVATELY OWNED, FOCUSED AND COMMITTED

Our Parent Company

Our parent company, Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG) owns a range of sales and distribution businesses in the pulp, paper, packaging, tissue, wood products and metals industries. The company employs over 3,000 globally, with 150 offices in 29 countries and in 52 cities across North America.

CNG operates through three divisions: The Central National Division, a global distributor of pulp, paper, packaging, tissue, wood and metal products; the North American Distribution Division, comprised of regional paper and packaging companies that supply paper, packaging, wide format, digital and Jan-San products to commercial printers and corporate end users; and the North American Publication Division, which supplies paper to the book, magazine, catalogue, retail and direct mail industry.
Visit cng-inc.com to learn more.