Mergers and acquisitions

  • We connect qualified buyers and sellers based on our in-depth knowledge of the printing industry and our expert methodology
  • Sellers: we explore all opportunities and create strategies to maximize your valuation
  • Buyers: we connect you with qualified, pre-screened candidates that add value from the start
  • We provide expertise in accounting, business valuations, legal transactions, human resources, and transition support
  • We plan and implement transformational strategies for greater profitability

Management Strategies

Our management consulting services are wide ranging and geared for your success

For the graphic communications industry:

  • Preparing your company to attract the best valuation
  • Screening and market analysis for buying a business
  • Managing the post-sale transition phase to maximize results
  • Developing succession plans with exit options at the right time
  • Executing market analysis and strategies for expanding into new markets
  • Generating strategies for business consolidation

For corporations and governments:

  • Evaluating all graphics requirements for optimum results and cost-effective print production
  • Managing the graphics supply chain from concept to distribution to maximize efficiencies
  • This includes an evaluation of what to print and what to communicate using digital channels

Executive Recruiting

  • We recruit qualified candidates for sales and senior management positions
  • We guide high-level candidates to the right position to maximize results
  • We leverage our expertise for you with an exclusive executive mentoring program
  • We offer team coaching to maximize effectiveness and achieve results

Industry Expertise

Our experts have held high-profile leadership positions for many years and have successfully owned, managed, bought and sold businesses. Our services are geared to:

Commercial Printers

Industry Suppliers

Packaging Printers


Marketing Services Companies

Government Agencies & Departments

Who we are

Gordon Griffiths and Robert Dale are principals of Connecting for Results.

Gordon is a highly respected corporate leader throughout North America. He has successfully led some of the most hi-profile companies, including Cenveo’s international operations, Quebecor Printing and Ronald’s Printing.

Bob Dale is a thought leader in the graphics industry. He was international manager of all aspects of print and security products at the largest financial institution in Canada. He also owned Pilot Graphic Management Services Inc. focusing on management consulting and transition execution.

Together Gord and Bob have the experience and track record to do what traditional consulting companies cannot do: develop actionable strategies that achieve results! They are backed by a team with extensive knowledge in all areas of strategic and operational management.


Blog Posts

The Future of Print

The Future of Print

With everything that’s in the news today, it’s natural to have concern for the future. Pre-pandemic, one major concern for the industry was recruiting new talent, but as work in the industry returned to normal levels, this issue has not changed.

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Manage with Data: Providing Some Tools for Empowerment

Manage with Data: Providing Some Tools for Empowerment

Successful change management is the greatest challenge for most companies, regardless of size. Whether it is onboarding a new client or implementing a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system or Management Information System (MIS), change management is critical.

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Press Release: Connecting for Results Inc. Expands with Two New Hires

Press Release: Connecting for Results Inc. Expands with Two New Hires

Toronto, ON, NOVEMBER 11, 2020 — To meet the demands of its growing customer base, Connecting for Results Inc. (CFR) has engaged industry veteran Howard Conway to join the organization, effective immediately. With over four decades of experience, Conway’s breadth of knowledge and expertise brings complimentary skill sets which further enhance the CFR offering.

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