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 2018


Teldon was recognized as an Inspired WorkplaceTM in June.
Inspired WorkplaceTM is a global certification program that recognizes excellent workplace standards, it supports organizations in creating a culture that encourages employee engagement, productivity, empowerment, work-life integration, and transparency.

Teldon acquires By Design Publishing in February.
By Design Publishing is the North American leader in customized printed magazines – a move that combines the promotion of professionals with compelling consumer content. The acquisition will drive Teldon’s continued growth as a partner for over 140 of the world’s biggest brands, through an expanded product offering that covers the very best personalized printed products.

Teldon wins its first GDUSA American Inhouse Design Award.
Our 2019 Goodyear Underground Wonders calendar was awarded the GDUSA American Inhouse Design Award. Out of 5000 participants in the competition, only 15% of the entries made the cut and we were among the chosen winners! 

In addition, Teldon also won 6 awards through the Calendar Marketing Association for various 2018 calendar titles.

 2017


Teldon won GOLD and SILVER for a variety of calendar titles in various categories in the 2017 Calendar Marketing Association World calendar awards.

A Planet for Life won GOLD for Best Subject.
Beautiful Gardens won GOLD for Most Informative.
Dream Destinations won GOLD for Best Scenic Photo.
Shadows & Light won GOLD for Best Black & White Photo.
Untamed Wilderness won GOLD for Best Animal Photo.
Home Again won SILVER for Best Colour Separation.
Motivations won SILVER for Best Subject.
Nature’s Visions of Light won SILVER for Best Scenic Photo. 

 

 2016

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Teldon wins six awards in the Calendar Marketing Association.

Teldon named “Top 15 Great Places to Work” in Canada: The Great Place to Work Institute recognizes high-trust, highly rewarding workplace cultures that deliver outstanding business performance in more than 50 countries on all six continents.  It has found that the very best companies have managed to create a culture where employees trust the people they work for, have pride in what they do, and enjoy the people they work with.

 2015

Nina Wagner, a 3rd generation Wagner, becomes Manager, Manufacturing and Optimization. Teldon takes over SKM accounts with an estimated revenue of US$1.25M. With the acquisition of the accounts from a key competitor, Teldon is now in the top spot position in their field in North America.

 

 2014

2014 s

Teldon wins numerous awards through the Calendar Marketing Association including finalist for best wall calendar world-wide in the Black & White category for Shadows & Lights 2014 which won GOLD in its category.

 2013

2013 s

Teldon partners with non-profit organizations such as Mission Possible VancouverThe Sharing Farm in Richmond, the Camp Kerry Society and Global Women and integrates corporate social responsibility into everyday lives of their employees. The company changes their logo to Teldon and Teldon.com.

 2012

Ryan Benn becomes President of Teldon. To put our focus on the core business, the printing division is sold.

 2011

Corp Calendar 2

Teldon wins the Best Creative Award world-wide for their corporate “A Culinary Journey” 2012 calendar through the Calendar Marketing Association and comes in 2nd world-wide for best calendar overall. Teldon and APG become separate entities so both companies can focus on their strengths. Ryan Benn remains as EVP for Teldon and President for APG.

 2010

Ryan Benn becomes Executive VP of Teldon.

 2009

2009

Over 100 employees own shares in Teldon. Volker Wagner remains as the majority shareholder but steps aside from the day-to-day business. The company rebrands as Teldon Media Group.

 2008

Teldon wins the Business Excellence Award in the category of outstanding workplace. The same year, Teldon is listed as “one of the best places to work for in BC in 2007 & 2008”. Ryan Benn becomes VP of Teldon Publishing and remains President of APG.

 2007

Teldon builds an 80,000 sq.ft facility on the Fraser River in Richmond on Vulcan Way to house Administration and Manufacturing.

 2006

2006 s
Teldon acquires PPRB.

 2005

Ryan Benn signs on as President of APG (a Teldon Company).

 2003

Teldon acquires three local sheet fed companies and Alive Publishing Group (APG) Inc.

 1993

1993
Wagner & Teldon rebrands to “Teldon International” with two divisions: Teldon Calendars and Teldon Press.

 1984

Gernot Wagner retires and Volker Wagner becomes majority shareholder.

 1982

1982 s

Gernot Wagner’s son, Volker, who joined the company in 1980, introduces Teldon’s first calendar program to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, which paves the way to become a major force in the Real Estate promotional business.

 1975

1975 s

Gernot Wagner buys into the company as controlling shareholder. Teldon is renamed “Wagner & Teldon”. Gursche leaves the company and Wagner focuses on advertising calendars.

 1969

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Teldon is incorporated as Teldon Canada Ltd. by Siegfried Gursche.