Saturday, June 25, 2011

The high-tech rebirth of Canada's textile industry

Robert Berger is working on something deeply futuristic: a hybrid of window shade and solar panel. It not only lets light in or out, it also powers your household gadgets.

But Mr. Berger, president of MW Canada Ltd., is not toiling in a hothouse tech firm. He’s a third-generation champion of an industry most Canadians think of as a metaphor for the decline of Canadian manufacturing: textiles. But if it can negotiate an ever-shifting maze of trade rules, particularly in the United States, the battered industry stands to surprise Canadians with a value-added comeback.


3B said...

Informative report focus on Canadian textile Industry..The last decade has been a time of major transformation for the Canadian textile industry with significant changes
in its international operating environment and a strategic move away from traditional products and markets. Industry leaders have recognized that to move forward and continue to succeed, they must focus on technological,
specialized, high-end or value-added products and expand their markets...
Market Study

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