Corporate Profile

Disticor Magazine Distribution Services Inc. is a privately held corporation whose owners are directly involved with the day-to-day operations of the company. Both John and Mark Lafranier have the practical, hands on experience as well as the long-term vision, honed over a shared fifty years in the business, which successfully steers magazines through the distribution process. Their management skills along with the efforts of their employees has led to several achievement awards including:

  • Named to the Top 50 Best Managed Private Companies by the Financial Post
  • EY nomination for the Canadian Information Productivity Award
  • Information Innovator of the Year Award in Market Expansion
  • Global Traders Award in Market Expansion

Disticor Magazine Distribution Services and its subsidiary Disticor Direct distributes over 4,000 domestic, international, mass market and special interest magazines to newsstands throughout Canada and the United States. Their title lists span fifty categories and several languages.