KKP Print Centre

November 16, 2018 · 2 mins

The MacKenzies Sell KKP Charlottetown

Charlottetown, PE: We are pleased to announce that, effective November 16, 2018, the KKP Print Centre in Charlottetown (“KKP”) has been purchased by Ben Parsons and Ben Howard of Charlottetown, from owners Shawn and Troy MacKenzie.

​Established in 1984 by Dale and Marg MacKenzie (parents of Shawn and Troy), KKP is the largest quick and commercial print operation in Prince Edward Island, offering a comprehensive range of high-quality print and signage services to Atlantic Canadian businesses and individuals. KKP employs 28 team members at its Euston Street location. KKP has been the recipient of many distinguished awards over the years, including being named the “Best in World KKP Franchise”, and winning the prestigious

Charlottetown Chamber of Commerce’s Excellence in Business Award. KKP is also well known across Prince Edward Island for its support and involvement in many community and charitable events.

​“We are excited to work with Ben Parsons and Ben Howard going-forward and are confident that under their ownership, KKP will continue to provide excellent service and products to our valued customers” says former owner Shawn MacKenzie. “We wish Mr. Parsons and Mr. Howard many years of continued success with the KKP franchise”.

​In connection with the purchase, Ben Parsons, CPA, CMA will assume the role of General Manager for KKP. Shawn and Troy MacKenzie will be staying on with the company to help with the transition and assist Ben Parsons as he steps into this new role. In addition, all management and employees of KKP will be retained in connection with the purchase.

​“Ben Howard and I are delighted to be the new owners of KKP” says new owner Ben Parsons. “KKP is an Island success story, an amazing team of 28 employees in Charlottetown providing a full range of print and signage services on PEI and throughout Atlantic Canada. We look forward to continuing Shawn & Troy’s legacy of growing the business and finding new and innovative ways of serving our customers.”

​The sale of KKP Charlottetown was brokered by Confederation M&A and Cox & Palmer (Charlottetown) acted as legal counsel to the purchasers in connection with the transaction.