Who We Are
Who we serve
Trican is Canada’s most trusted supplier for the shade, marine, and related industries. We put the control in your hands by providing the high-quality, wholesale materials you need. Whatever success looks like to you, we are happy to help you achieve it.
Look around our site for outdoor fabric, marine fabric, awning fabric, retractable awnings, upholstery fabric, upholstery supplies, shade sail fabric, hardware, trim and cord, and more.
Talk to a real person, every time
At Trican, the phone will never ring more than three times without being answered. We greet each caller in French or English, making it easy to place an order or get information. Our expert staff is glad to help you complete your next project.
Questions?Interested in working with us?
Give us a call at 1-800-387-2851
Trican is proud to be the leading Canadian fabric supplier in the country. We have been supporting the Canadian market for over 25 years. Our company was built on word of mouth, outstanding customer service, and loyalty. We are a family-owned, hard-working team backed by more than 150 years of experience.
To match a tech-forward future, Trican continues to evolve as a distributor. Collaborating with the best names in the industry has enabled us to expand and upgrade to best serve all our customers.
We recognize the value in exploration, taking risks, and implementing new plans to keep our customers satisfied. We use technology to allow faster and more affordable services for our customers. Most importantly, we listen to suggestions on how we can do better.
We carry pride in what we've accomplished and enthusiasm for what will come next.
In support of our mission, we make customers our priority. We do this by offering valuable services based on knowledge, honesty, and trust.
- Supply quality products at fair prices
- Deliver quick and accurate services
- Exceed expectations daily
- Create lifetime relationships with our customers
- Be a good citizen in the industry
- Provide great jobs and personal growth for our employees
David Power’s name in the industry is synonymous with the values shared by Trican. Growing up alongside his father Gerry Power, co-founder of Trican, David has witnessed the determination and dedication needed to grow a company into a celebrated business. He plays an instrumental role in the continued growth, development, and success of Trican.
As president, David maintains Trican’s mission by integrating superior customer service, building relationships, and delivering high-quality products to a broad range of customers.
Geoffrey Watson’s knowledge comes from his roots in the industrial shade market where he honed his skills by selling, building, and installing awnings and shade products. His expertise is trusted by all and practiced daily through sourcing the best products. Geoffrey has special skillsets helping customers with large customized projects and keeping us all up-to-date on new technology in our ever-changing industry.
An industry veteran, Kaz is known for his extensive knowledge and friendly demeanor. Kaz is based in Toronto and represents the Province of Ontario. His specialty is locating those hard-to-find products.
Account Receivable and Collection Specialist
Saheda began her Trican career in our Customer Service department. You can find her now working as our Account Receivable and Collection Specialist. Even with her new responsibilities, she still gladly helps customers place and track orders when needed. Saheda is fluent in French and hails from the small island of Mauritius.
Customer Service Representative
A valued member of the Trican family, Rama is one of our bilingual Customer Service Reps. Her beaming smile can be felt by all as she greets customers.
Therese leads Trican as our Controller. Therese is bilingual and handles the important responsibility of managing the company’s budget, finances, and accounting functions.
Lead Customer Service Representative
Chantal, our Lead Customer Service Rep, is fluent in French and is very diligent at ensuring your order is placed correctly. Whether it’s calling to place an order or gather shipping information, Chantal has the answers—and if she doesn’t, she works hard to get them in a timely fashion.
Inventory and Accounting Analyst
An integral part of the Trican team, Christine handles our Accounts Payable department while also keeping our inventory at correct levels as our Inventory Control Specialist.
Residing in Montreal, Jonathan is bilingual and available to all customers in the Province of Quebec and the Maritimes. One of Jonathan’s strengths is he worked hands on in a family Awning/Marine business for a number of years and can speak to best practices and alternative ways.
Based in Vancouver, Gary is knowledgeable in all areas of Trican products, but specializes in folding-arm awning sales and shade structures. He covers areas including B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba.