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.

1904 to Present
  • Spicers Canada transitions both Shippers Supply and All Graphic Supplies under the Spicers name to have a single brand to market – Spicers.

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  • 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.
  • All Graphic Supplies was founded by Charles, Chris and Cled DeSousa in Toronto, Ontario. After several years of hands-on experience, they started the business to serve the needs of sign-making and display companies across Canada. Over 28 years, they expanded the business to six Canada locations as well as the Caribbean.
  • 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.
  • Shippers Supply, founded by Ron Brown in Edmonton, Alberta, started as a custom manufacturing box company. Over 40 years, the business expanded into tapes, material handling, industrial shelving, and shipping supplies with nine locations across Western Canad.

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  • Coast Paper expanded eastward opening locations in Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg and Toronto.
  • Wilson-Munroe Company was acquired by Rolland Paper Company.
  • Coast Paper was founded by Gilbert Garnett in Vancouver, BC.
  • The Wilson-Munroe Company Limited was formed in Toronto by Edwin S. Munroe and Thomas G. Wilson.
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