Montréal, January 1, 2020 – Canva Group has acquired Positive Graphic based in Laval, Quebec through its subsidiary Mirazed Inc. This acquisition adds a plant specialized in printing large-format promotional material and lithography to its range of services.
“From now on, Positive Graphic will be known as Mirazed and receive the support and full strength of Canva Group. We predict a bright future for this plant, which will be celebrating its 40th anniversary in June,” said René-Pierre Roussel, co-owner of the group.
The company, founded by Gilles Ouimet in 1980, has a strong reputation in the display industry and serves many prestigious clients in Quebec. Over the years, the company incorporated lithographic and digital printing services to its silkscreening services to better serve its commercial clients.
“Services offered by Positive Graphic highly complement our three existing business units,” explained Hugo Leclair, co-owner of Canva Group. “The team’s expertise in displays will let us better serve our 5,000 clients and increase our market share in this industry. Adding the production capacity offered to us by this new, well-equipped plant was an easy strategic decision to make.”
Line Ouimet, President of Positive Graphic, added: “My father and I were looking for a team that would allow us to grow our business and ensure its long-term sustainability. We immediately recognized the strengths of Canva Group, and their very human approach helped facilitate the transition. We are very happy to embark on this new adventure.”
About Canva Group:
Canva Group is a leading holding company in the industrial and commercial printing. Made up of nine complementary businesses acquired over the past 15 years, Canva Group has 200 employees in Quebec operating under three independent business units: Idenco Canada (Boucherville), Décalcomanie Artistic (Montreal) and Mirazed (Saint-Hubert). A one-stop shop for visual graphics and communications, Canva Group provides complementary services that include screen printing and digital printing to more than 5,000 clients across Canada, the United States and Mexico.
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