Expert craftsmanship, technical innovation and industry-leading sustainable practices means North America’s top brands trust Hemlock for their quality printing needs.
Who We Are
Integrity. Innovation. In Print.
Founded in 1968, Hemlock has grown to become one of North America’s most recognized commercial sheet-fed printers. Our success is built on technical leadership, responsive customer service and industry leading sustainability practices. We operate from two facilities with over 90,000 square feet of print and finishing production capacity in Burnaby, BC. With sales offices in Burnaby, Victoria, Seattle, and San Francisco, we maintain a diverse range of loyal customers that count on Hemlock for exceptional results.
Committed to all our stakeholders— customers, staff, suppliers, and community—Hemlock aspires to be progressive and responsible in all we do.
What We Do
Driven by craft, backed by technology.
Hemlock’s Heidelberg-exclusive pressroom is designed for exceptional creativity, flexibility and quality. Our conventional perfecting presses combine high run speeds with remarkable stochastic colour integrity and a variety of coating options. Our XL UV press delivers the added benefits of instant drying and a creative palette of special treatment and substrate options. With prepress expertise, G7 colour management certification and leading bindery technology that includes saddle stitching, perfect binding, and diecutting, only Hemlock can provide a scope of in-house options this deep.
Digital & Display
Short-run, quick turnaround with stunning quality.
Hemlock’s HP Indigo digital presses print up to seven colours, including white ink and the full range of Pantone colours on an ever-expanding selection of substrates. We use variable data to expand creative possibilities with customized images and copy, meaning there’s virtually no limit to our digital print options.
Our Display services include store signage, office graphics, point-of purchase displays, and window, wall and floor graphics. With UV inkjet, aqueous and solvent print capacity and extensive finishing, distribution and installation services, count on Hemlock for your signage needs.
Warehouse, Fulfillment & Mailing
Distribution solutions you can rely on.
Hemlock supports our customers’ distribution needs through our sister company, Hemlock Harling, providing data-driven warehouse, kitting, fulfillment and mailing services. From our 40,000 square foot facility in Richmond, BC, our team of experts work closely with clients to customize cost and time effective-solutions.
Hemlock Harling is part of an elite group of businesses designated by Canada Post as an Expert Partner, meaning we can provide unique access to in-depth mailing knowledge, new products and technical expertise.
Save time, reduce costs and empower your print decisions.
Hemlock’s experienced online solutions team builds customized dashboards, online catalogs and reporting tools to help our customers better manage their production and inventory across print-on-demand, static and supplied products. Our powerful branded e-commerce storefront solutions support online ordering for buyers inside and outside your organization.
Guided by a clear environmental policy, Hemlock strives to produce the highest quality printed products with the lowest environmental impact. We work closely with supply partners, chain-of-custody organizations and leading sustainability organizations to find new and innovative ways to operate responsibly.
Our decade-long commitment to operating carbon neutral has led us to establish ZERO, a unique and easy to use Carbon Neutral Printing Program. Through our partnership with Offsetters, Canada’s leading provider of carbon management solutions, the offsets we purchase on behalf of our clients meet the highest industry standards for renewable energy and clean technology projects, such as BC’s Great Bear Rainforest Carbon Project.
Recognized for leadership and innovation, Hemlock has consistently been named Canada’s Most Environmentally Progressive Printing Company and placed in the top tier of Canopy’s Blueline Report for Sustainability, Transparency, Paper Sourcing and Forest Conservation.
Hemlock Printers Ltd.
7050 Buller Ave.
Burnaby, BC V5J 4S4