Canadian Packaging

Come tour SGS Canada!

North America's largest manufacturer of image carriers for packaging offers a tour of its Mississauga, Ont. facility on February 15, 2012.

February 1, 2012
by Canadian Packaging Staff

Sponsored by PAC – The Packaging Association, SGS Canada is offering a plant tour and lunch to see how one of North America’s largest suppliers of rotogravure and flexographic plates works its magic.

Come and visit the plant and see how plate making is achieved via the advanced, state-of-the-art SGS Canada equipment featuring:

Gravure Cylinder Manufacturing

  • Automated chrome lines and cylinder engraving
  • Cylinder prep

Flexographic Plate Manufacturing

  • Digital exposure of printing plates
  • Plate processing
  • Corrugated plate mounting

Can Printing Pilot Line

  • Metal back plate manufacturing
  • Can printing

UV Packaging Sample Printer

  • Creating color managed packaging samples on a wide variety of substrates with in line diecutting.

SGS Canada is a registered ISO company and is a responsible manufacturer with ongoing sustainability initiatives in place including a zero to 89 percent waste diversion within a three-year period.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Morning tour: 10:30AM – 12 Noon
Lunch: 12 Noon – 1:45PM
Afternoon tour: 2PM – 3:30PM

TOUR – SGS Canada manufacturing facility
2620 Slough Street
Mississauga, Ont. L4T 3T2
Tel: 905-405-1555

Lunch – Boston Pizza
2458 Queen Street East
Brampton, ON, L6S 5X9

Price: PAC members – $60 + HST
Includes tour and lunch.
Exclusive to PAC members
· Limited space available. Please note that as with all companies hosting plant tours, they maintain the exclusive right to allow or deny participation in the plant tour.
 Safety shoes required.

How: Register online

Contact for more information:
Lindsey Ogle
PAC – The Packaging Association
416-646-4641 or via e-mail at

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