BCL join the DMC Canotec Group


BCL join the DMC Canotec Group

BCL and DMC plc join forces to deliver unrivalled service, care and value to their customers.


BCL, one of Canon UK’s top Advanced Solution Partners, has joined the DMC group as part of their continued investment and commitment to growth. The combined £40m group becomes one of Canon’s largest and most advanced independent suppliers of print and document solutions in the UK and Europe, with offices across the South, London and Manchester areas.

DMC were recently recognised in the Daily Telegraph ‘Hot 1000’ as one the UKs most inspirational and exciting, growing businesses.

Celebrating 35 years this year, BCL will operate as an independent subsidiary within the group. The senior management team and all current staff, including Philip Kavanagh who will be joining the board of DMC, will continue to drive the next stage of the organisations growth plans.

BCL Managing Director continues, “I feel both companies share a similar ethos and approach, putting the customer experience at the heart of everything they do. The merging of these two businesses is all about enhancing this and taking service and care to a new level in the industry.

This is a terrific fit for our customers with immediate benefits of combined buying power, fast access to DMC’s superb logistics and distribution model with their extensive stock holding and a seamless national managed print capability across all of our combined regions.”

DMC’s Managing Director Jon Hill stated, “We are delighted that BCL are joining us, as they bring over 34 years’ knowledge and expertise which will undoubtedly strengthen our service capabilities, enhance the solutions portfolio and our presence into specific verticals.

Matthew Searle, Director, Canon UK Partner Channel says, “BCL joining the DMC organisation continues the development of DMC as a growing independent dealer offering a fantastic range of print and Information Management solutions both locally and across the UK. The arrival of Phil Kavanagh and the rest of his team further strengthens the DMC proposition supported by their mutual relentless focus on providing an excellent customer experience.

DMC remains one of our strongest UK partners and we congratulate the teams at both DMC Canotec and BCL on a successful integration.”


020 8688 4243