Canada, the choice is now yours! 

Canadian companies and their workforce now have access to Tyndale’s unparalleled service model to provide the broadest selection of AR / FR protective clothing in the industry.

Are there holes in your flame resistant clothing program? Tell us your pain points and we’ll share our solution.

Introducing your new source for arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) employee apparel programs.

Since 1981, Tyndale has helped companies outfit workers with the protective garments they need to return home safely at the end of each workday. Tyndale is proud to extend our product choice and unparalleled service model into Canada to partner with Canadian-based companies seeking a turnkey, managed apparel program.

Tyndale offers the ability to ship AR / FR quickly from deep inventory, whether it’s the very best Canadian products you already enjoy, or innovative U.S. brands that blur the distinction between PPE and casual apparel. Solving companies’ challenges related to their protective clothing program, increasing employee satisfaction, and minimizing risk related to safety and compliance is why we enjoy a 99% customer retention rate.


The hallmarks of a Tyndale employee-based managed apparel program include:


Tyndale 360 events (on-site or virtual) to introduce employees to their new AR / FR program.

Hassle-free returns and exchanges and choice of ship-to-work or home for employees.

Embroidery and embellishment services to provide logo customizations, reflective striping, and more.

Extensive reporting and clear, concise invoices minimize your company’s need for administrative oversight.

OUR MISSION, SIMPLY STATED, IS,
 
to provide an enjoyable uniform experience by supplying increasingly personalized, coordinated, and convenient AR/FR apparel solutions to leading corporations and their employees.
We carry this mission north and invite Canadian organizations to partner with a trusted supplier who provides benefits other suppliers simply can’t match.

Commitment to the Canadian Market

Tyndale is eager to serve Canadian-based companies who want to take advantage of our exclusive program, which supports compliance with both Canadian and U.S. industry safety standards. As a manufacturer of our own AR/FR clothing, and a leading distributor of all major, trusted AR/FR clothing brands, Canadian workers now have access to the broadest selection of protective clothing in the industry and the widest variety of colors, sizes, and garments for both men and women.

Expertise & Leadership to Support Our Growing Business

Tyndale’s new Canadian Sales Director, Paul Castelli, is leading Tyndale’s initiative to expand the reach of our arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing programs into Canada. Paul’s 12+ years of experience in the safety industry make him uniquely qualified to identify new market opportunities and develop the strategies required to introduce the Tyndale AR / FR managed program in the Canadian market.

Before joining Tyndale, Paul managed business development, account management, and end-user support for Westex, a Milliken global brand. Paul’s expertise in the industry, coupled with his Canadian roots, serve him well as he leads Tyndale’s latest growth initiative.

Paul will be working closely with the Tyndale Canada Team and all Tyndale members to provide Canadian companies with the broadest selection of quality, price-competitive arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing through our best-in-class, turnkey managed apparel programs.

 

Interested in learning more about why and how we are expanding into Canada?

Meet the Team

Paul Castelli

Sales Director, Canada

 

Paul Castelli has more than 12 years of experience in the AR/FR textile and safety industry. Before joining Tyndale, Paul managed business development, account management, and end-user support for Westex, a Milliken global brand. His experience and extensive knowledge of the Canadian AR / FR marketplace are vital assets that enable his team to effectively serve end-user wearers. He looks forward to extending our premium products and unparalleled service model into Canada and proudly protecting your workforce.

Courtney Lang

Canada Managing Director

 

Courtney Lang holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Case Western Reserve University and an Executive MBA from Temple University’s Fox School of Business. Courtney has over 15 years of commercial operations experience in the electric power industry and additional expertise in soft goods buying, inventory management, retail sales, and business management. Her background, including her previous role as Tyndale’s Chief of Staff, provides Courtney with the capabilities to oversee all key initiatives related to Tyndale’s successful growth into the Canadian market.


Scott Margolin

Vice President of Technical

 

Scott Margolin has over 30 years of experience in arc-rated/flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing and has conducted over 1,800 arc flashes and nearly 4,000 flash fires at labs all over the world. Much of this research focused on real-world hazards and PPE performance. Scott has authored dozens of technical articles and white papers, given over a thousand presentations, and has served as a subject matter expert to OSHA, NFPA, NJATC, ASSE, and NECA on FR/PPE and thermal hazard issues. Scott is on board as Tyndale’s lead technical resource.

Sara Olsen

Technical Advisor, Canada

 

Sara holds an M.Sc. degree in textile and apparel science from the University of Alberta and has worked for over 15 years in the protective clothing industry. She has experience in several areas of the industry, including laboratory testing, PPE research, design, development, manufacturing, and working with distributors and end users. She has performed over 1,500 flash fire tests and has served on committees for ASTM F18.65, CGSB 155.20, ASTM D13, ASTM E54, and ASTM F18. Sara provides Tyndale with technical expertise relating to compliance with Canadian safety standards.

CANADIAN STANDARDS & TEST METHODS

 

BLOG RESOURCES

 
September 13, 2022

Proud to Protect Canada – Episode 12: CSA Z195 & Jurisdictional Regulations Governing Protective Footwear

In previous episodes of our Proud to Protect Canada series, we reviewed the safety standards and jurisdictional requirements governing arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing and we looked at high visibility safety apparel (HVSA) standards and provincial regulations. In this final episode of our series, we examine CSA […]
August 17, 2022

Proud to Protect Canada – Episode 11: Can a Canadian Company Buy AR / FR Clothing from an American Company?

If you’ve been following along in our Proud to Protect Canada series, you’ve heard our resident experts talk through some fundamental topics like – why wear arc-rated and flame resistant (AR/FR) clothing, what are arc flash hazards and related standards, what are flash fire hazards and related standards, and how […]
August 3, 2022

Proud to Protect Canada – Episode 10: AR / FR Labeling Requirements in Canada

In previous episodes of our Proud to Protect Canada series, we reviewed the safety standards governing PPE and protective clothing related to arc flash and flash fire hazards. In Episode 3, we learned that CSA Z462, the Canadian standard governing arc flash protection, is very similar to its US counterpart, […]
July 20, 2022

Proud to Protect Canada – Episode 9: Jurisdictional Regulations for Arc-Rated Flame Resistant (AR / FR) Clothing

Regulations for arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) clothing vary slightly across Canada’s provinces. At their core, they align with general, federal requirements while expanding to provide additional best practices that, all together, give us a straightforward takeaway to understanding and ensuring compliance. It’s important to note that the […]
June 21, 2022

Proud to Protect Canada – Episode 8: Jurisdictional Regulations for High-Visibility Safety Apparel

Regulations for high-visibility safety apparel (HVSA) vary across Canada’s ten provinces and three territories, with nuances in the various jurisdictional or occupational requirements. What are the differences among this mixture of laws, and how do they relate to the federal HVSA requirement as well as CSA Z96, the safety standard […]
May 10, 2022

Proud to Protect Canada – Episode 7: What Is a Standard and How Do They Come to Fruition in Canada?

In previous episodes of our Proud to Protect Canada series, we reviewed the safety standards governing PPE and protective clothing related to arc flash and flash fire hazards and the Canadian standard governing high-visibility safety apparel. In the video below, watch Tyndale Canada Sales Director, Paul Castelli and Tyndale Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Technical, Scott […]
April 27, 2022

Proud to Protect Canada – Episode 6: High-Visibility and Reflective Striping (CSA Z96)

In previous episodes of our Proud to Protect Canada series, we reviewed the safety standards governing PPE and protective clothing related to arc flash and flash fire hazards. In this episode, we’ll turn our attention to the Canadian standard governing high-visibility safety apparel, CSA Z96. In the video below, Tyndale […]
April 12, 2022

Proud to Protect Canada – Episode 5: CGSB 155.20 vs. NFPA 2112

In today’s episode, we’ll look at CGSB 155.20, the Canadian standard governing workwear for protection against flash fire. In the video below, Tyndale Canada Sales Director Paul Castelli, talks to Canada Technical Advisor Sara Olsen about CGSB 155.20 and the similarities and differences between it and its US counterpart, NFPA […]

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