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Hemlock Printers Ltd

7050 Buller Avenue

Burnaby, British Columbia V5J 4S4


Company Description

Hemlock Printers is one of the largest commercial printers in the Pacific Northwest that has built its success on service, quality products and a commitment to continuous innovation. With a production facility in Burnaby, BC that operates 100% carbon neut ... more

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Background Information


Chair of the Steering Committee
Sustainability Purchasing Network

Chair of the Board of Directors
Burnaby Board of Trade

Member of the Canada Board of Directors
Forest Stewardship Council

Economic Chamber



Ryerson University

Bachelor of Technology Degree

journeyman Typographer

graphic arts industry

Rotterdam Graphics Arts College

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Company | Our People | Leadership Team | Hemlock Printers | Metro Vancouver | Canada & USA [cached]

Richard Kouwenhoven

President and Chief Operating Officer
Richard has served as Hemlock's President & Chief Operating Officer since November 2012. A second-generation family member in the business, Richard is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company, taking over from his father and the company founder, Dick Kouwenhoven. Alongside the talented and dedicated team at Hemlock, Richard has helped position the company as both a local and international print industry leader.
Since joining this company in 1999, Richard has worked in a number of roles throughout the organization. In 1996, he graduated from Ryerson's University's Graphic Communications Management Program earning a Bachelor of Technology Degree.
He currently serves as Vice Chair on the Board of the British Columbia Printing Industries Association (BCPIA) and over the past 10 years has participated in a number of committees, panels and networking groups, particularly focussed in the area of sustainability. Richard Kouwenhoven
Dick Kouwenhoven
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
After graduating from Rotterdam Graphics Arts College in 1962 as a journeyman Typographer, and a short career in the graphic arts industry in the Netherlands, Dick moved to Vancouver in early 1965. He joined a small storefront printer (Hemlock) in Burnaby as the one-and-only employee in September of 1965 and became the majority shareholder in July of 1968.
Dick has kept Hemlock at the forefront of technological innovation and environmental awareness in the printing industry, while maintaining a total commitment to quality and integrity.
Today, Dick is Chairman & CEO of Hemlock, with the Burnaby office and manufacturing plant that totals 79,000 square feet and employs over 170 dedicated craftspeople. He is proud to serve clients all over North America with a commitment to the highest quality results with the least environmental impact. Dick Kouwenhoven

Green Printing with Richard Kouwenhoen - KADENZ | Branding | Internet Marketing | Strategy + Design |KADENZ | Branding | Internet Marketing | Strategy + Design | [cached]

Recently, Rik Bjornson, principal at KADENZ, had the opportunity to talk with Richard Kouwenhoven, VP, Digital Solutions and Fulfillment Services at Hemlock, about printing, sustainability and why it should matter to you.

Richard Kouwenhoven VP, Digital Solutions & Fulfillment Services
Richard has had a close association with Hemlock throughout his life, working for Hemlock on a part-time basis for more than 10 years and with the company full time since 1999. In 1996, he graduated from Ryerson University's Graphic Communications Management program, then spent 3 years working outside the family firm in both a traditional and a digital printing environment. His many roles at Hemlock include Estimator, Production Coordinator, Production Planning Manager. In fall of 2006, he took on the role of VP, Digital Solutions and Fulfillment Services at Hemlock's Digital Division that specializes in digital print production, fulfillment services and customized web services development. ? ?Richard is Hemlock's key lead on sustainability initiatives and is the Chair of the Sustainability Committee. Outside the company, Richard is the chair of the Sustainability Purchasing Network's Steering Committee, a Vancouver-based network of organizations working to advance sustainability purchasing practices in the region.

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Mr Richard Kouwenhoven President, Hemlock Printers, Ltd.

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Mr Richard Kouwenhoven President, Hemlock Printers, Ltd.

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Mr Richard Kouwenhoven President, Hemlock Printers, Ltd.

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