March 8, 2017 – Richmond, BC

Hemlock Harling Distribution Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of PDQ Post Group, a Surrey-based company with over 25 years of experience in bringing data, mail and lettershop print solutions to its many customers. The company’s President, Lorraine Duclos, will be a vital part of the integration, bringing a wealth of expertise and experience to the Hemlock Harling team.

“This acquisition is an exciting step for Hemlock Harling, helping put us on a solid path for success in the future”, states President Richard Kouwenhoven. “We are excited to have Lorraine join the organization as a professional and collaborative mailing specialist to our many stakeholders. She will also help welcome her existing customers to an expanded service offering which covers data, print, mail, warehousing and distribution services.”

Hemlock Harling General Manager, Gordon Taschuk added, “Lorraine has many years of experience in mailing and her postal knowledge of not only Canada Post, but also USPS and international postal administrations will serve our current and future clients well.  We welcome Lorraine and her team to Hemlock Harling.”

Lorraine, who will transition into a new role as Senior Account Manager at Hemlock Harling, commented, “At PDQ, we had great success with customers who focused on direct mail. With Hemlock Harling, we can now offer all components of a direct mail campaign, for regional, national and international projects. It’s exciting to be a part of this new organization which is clearly committed to continuous innovation and service excellence.”

All PDQ operations will shift to Hemlock Harling’s Richmond facility effective immediately.


About Hemlock Harling

Hemlock Harling Distribution Inc. is a company dedicated to providing data-driven marketing, postal and third-party distribution services to a diverse range of clients throughout North America. It is an equal partnership of Hemlock Printers, a recognized print industry leader based in Burnaby BC, and Harling Direct, a prominent postal services and fulfillment provider with facilities in Montreal and Toronto

About PDQ Post Group

PDQ is a Surrey, BC based postal solutions company, delivering campaigns that reach audiences worldwide since 1991. The company’s success has been built on customized solutions that reflect each customer’s unique requirements, including bulk mailing, unaddressed and addressed admail, and other high volume mailing services.


For further information, please contact:

Richard Kouwenhoven, President

Hemlock Harling Distribution



Gordon Taschuk, General Manager

Hemlock Harling Distribution