Cansel expands its print capabilities in the East through the acquisition of the Drawing Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

TORONTO, May 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Cansel, a provider of software, hardware and services to the engineering, surveying, construction, mining, architecture, utilities, forestry, manufacturing and government industries, announced today that it has acquired The Drawing Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

The Drawing Centre started providing print services in the Toronto area in 1956. Since then it has grown into a major provider of printing, reproduction and finishing services and now supplies wide format printers, H.P. products, KIP Wide Format products and paper converting services.

"This acquisition marks a significant step towards our expansion plans for Ontario," said John Currie, Vice President of Ontario and Atlantic Canada, Cansel. "Through the additional services and products that the Drawing Centre provides, we are now able to provide an entire Field to Finish solution to our customers."

"We are proud of our growth from a local family run print shop to a supply house offering complete solutions in  paper and reproduction industry ", said Steve Daneliak, General Manager of The Drawing Centre. "We feel that our personalized and friendly service and reputation for efficiency and reliability fits well with Cansel. We see this as a great opportunity to expand our company with another 100% Canadian owed company."

About Cansel

Cansel helps organizations measure, analyze, design and build more efficiently and profitably.   We are the only company of its kind, providing unique and tailored solutions for over 40 years.  Some of the markets we serve include engineering, surveying, construction, mining, architecture, manufacturing, utilities, forestry, and government.

Partnering with the world's leading technology manufacturer's, (such as Canon, Trimble and Autodesk) Cansel's national team of professionals combine software, hardware and services to improve your workflow, from field to finish. 

About The Drawing Center

THE DRAWING CENTRE is a print service provider and paper converting firm located at HWY 27 and Albion Rd. in Toronto.  It has been supplying Ontario Architects, Engineers, and Contractors since 1956 and has constantly evolved to supply the latest advancements in paper supplies and large format digital imaging equipment. They've aligned with manufacturers that are industry leaders and offer high quality media, wide-format xerographic plotters and graphic printers, storage systems, drafting supplies, and print services.  With their wide range of products and services they've been able to offer customized solutions to meet customer needs for over 50 years.

SOURCE: Cansel

For further information:

John Currie
VP Ontario & Atlantic Canada

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