Kendor Textiles: ATS Featured Supplier




KenDor brings in products from around the globe, particularly from Asia and Europe, providing them with the latest trends.  They stock a large selection of low minimum, in stock programs.

As a result of their flexible relationships with their partners, they are able to cater to custom minimums as low as 300 yards, even for custom orders. Not only is KenDor bringing unique product to North American manufacturers, but also it allows them to ship products sourced in Asia to suppliers in Asia, thus streamlining the production.  

Their products include, but are not limited to:

  • Eco Knit
  • Woven Textiles – Tencel™
  • Modal, rPet
  • Merino wool
  • Organic cotton
  • Bamboo from rayon.

The Business:

KenDor Textiles has had its roots in Vancouver since the 1950’s, with a mission of supplying quality fabrics and materials at an attractive price to their customers. Their passion for textiles makes them a company founded on the principles of “quality service, mutual relationships, and business integrity.”

The visionaries behind the brand, Ken and Dorothy Gregson, founded the business with a view of making an impact on the industry.  Their break through moment occurred when they were able to supply the Canadian apparel market with fabrics for the 1970’s leisurewear movement. Subsequently, they have been supporting designers with their attractive prices on materials and services.

Additional Information:

KenDor is in full support of all initiatives that genuinely aim to assist with the Covid-19 outbreak.?During the pandemic KenDor has a special selection of fabrics.??

KenDor Textiles is STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX? certified and is a member of the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA).  They also specialize in Organic Cotton and Recycled Polyester. 

Author: Jeffrey Clark

A management professional with 25 years global experience working with fortune 500 and speciality brands, specializing in lean manufacturing, product, supply chain management, procurement, sourcing, and operations. Proven proactive leadership, vision, creative, and successful strategic business skills to drive revenue and profit growth in highly competitive domestic and global markets. A strong relationship builder, functions effectively as an integral member of a cohesive senior executive team. Proven ability to source, identify and capitalize on emerging trends and niche market opportunities.