Talking Textiles Podcast

Join us each month for insider views, best practices and tips from successful companies in the industrial fabric market. Discover the road to the fabric industry and gain insight from shared experiences. One episode each month featuring members in the Canadian and advanced textile markets.

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Episode 1 of IFAI Talking Textiles launches into a conversation with Brydon Roe of Shade Sails Canada, hosted by Mark Tyrrell, LaSalle Canvas and Alex Petizian, Naizil Coated Fabrics. Brydon shares his evolution into the textile industry, introduction to the shade sail market—where his company is today—and the development of additional projects along the way. Brydon unpacks how he transferred knowledge of Australian shade sail technology to his business in Canada and speaks candidly about his time in Australia and his transition back to the northern hemisphere. Learn about the advantages and challenges Brydon undertook while operating his company with long-distance partners and vendors, across vastly different time zones.