About Dana Industries

Dana Industries is a full-service provider of total retail solutions. Since our 1993 launch, we have established industry leadership in shelf signage and store fixtures. Today, clients all over the world trust Dana as a one-stop solution—from concept, to design, to prototyping, to full conversion and in-store execution.

As we enter our second quarter century, we are at the forefront of delivering retail innovation. Innovation designed to meet the very real challenges retailers face. Innovation has proven to move products from the shelf to the shopping cart. Innovation driving the evolution of the retail shopping experience.

John Ricci / President / CEO / Founder

John Ricci is the co-founder, President and CEO of Dana Industries Inc and Danavation Technologies Inc.

John studied International Business at Seneca College and York University.

John is the design and creative force behind the company’s products and services.

Dana Industries has many design and product process patents and is known as a company
that can do it all. Dana Industries is world renowned for their outside of the box thinking as well as being first to market with many of their products and manufacturing processes.  Corporate Social responsibility remains one of the most important issues for the Dana Industries.

Dana Industries takes pride in their manufacturing processes whereas 95% of post consumer waste is recycled. Dana Industries also runs the first all LED print facility in Canada.

Frank Borges / Vice President / Founder

Frank Borges is the co-founder and Vice President of Dana Industries Inc and Danavation Technologies Inc.

Inspired by his clients needs and perspectives, Frank is a visionary focused on relationships, innovation, and being a leader in the shelf signage industry.

Driven by his passion and perseverance, Franks 27+ years in the industry helps him connect and build trusted relationships with many of the worlds largest retailers.

He prides himself on building an extraordinary work environment, keeping the needs of his employees at the forefront, as together they collaborate to produce the worlds best engineered shelf talkers.

Frank is committed to producing products that are environmentally friendly. Their material is food and medical grade making them one of the most sustainable manufacturers of Total retail solutions.

Frank is very proud to have found the perfect business partner in John Ricci, together they have created a well established business and are excited about the launch of Danavation – the evolution of technology in digital smart labels.

“ Own the Shelf, Own the Aisle, Own the Experience”


Company History

Dana’s guiding principles have served the company well over the years. Our commitment to our customers’ success, leadership in product quality, innovation, and delivering measurable results, have combined to bring us where we are today.


The founding vision: To meet the needs of customers for sustainable shelf signage and clear packaging of the highest quality at a competitive price.



Dana Industries grows organically as the company’s reputation for quality products that drive sales spreads throughout North America and beyond.



Dana grows through acquisition: Progress Smelting (year), Clearview Printing (year), and Sun Moon Printing (year).



The success of the Dana Shelf TalkerTM firmly cements Dana’s reputation as “Home of the world’s best engineered shelf talkers.”



Dana gains global recognition that drives expansion and growth in North America, Asia, and Europe.



High demand for Dana products leads to opening facilities in Singapore, China, Germany, and the United States, along with continued expansion in Canada.



Dana leads the digital retail revolution, with the launch of patented Digital Smart Labels that offer many benefits, including reduced overhead and greater employee efficiency.



August 26, 2018 Dana celebrates its 25th anniversary.

Global Locations

Global expansion enables us to service our customers faster and more efficiently, no matter where they are located.

In recent years, Dana has responded to the growing global demand for our products and services with facilities that circle the world, including:

Canada · United States · Mexico · China · Singapore

Contact Us

109 Woodbine Downs Blvd. Unit 1, Toronto, ON, M9W 6Y1
(416) 798-0880
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