Our company was started by Robert Dickson in 1947. He worked our of his house in the beginning before finally moving to an old Massey Ferguson Dealership building. At that time the company made mostly flags. In 1981 the company split, one half was sold to a textile printer who was printing flags and needed sewers. The focus of the company shifted to mostly custom sewing jobs and custom flag work. We have made everything from Girl Guide sashes to inflatable products. In 1987 Bob retired and sold the business to long time employee Brenda Broughton. The name of the company was Kennedy Specialty Sewing Limited, referencing the fact that we were more than just flags. Still, people have known us best by the name of Kennedy's Flags.
Over the years we have made everything from air bag restraints for Chrysler vehicles, to CSA approved safety harnesses to Sun Shelters....oh, and of course, Flags! We have rebranded our name for our Kennedy's Flags products to "Wind Images" which suits our beautiful handmade designs. Each of our Wind Images products is made with pride and quality raw materials & finished with lasting reinforcement in our facility in Erin, Ontario.
In 2013, we expanded our quality sewing experience further into the textile world and started producing another quality product, Naturally Rugged, which is a completely Canadian Casual Cotton Clothing line.
OUR MANUFACTURING PROCESS
Our Wind Images Lightweight Printed flags are made with 1.9 oz nylon on-site with our large scale direct to fabric digital printer. We print, heat set, wash, cut and sew in our manufacturing facility using the best quality raw materials and qualified staff.
Our Appliqued heavyweight nylon flags are made with 3.5 oz UV resistant nylon with the image sewn to the front and back of the flag. These flags have excellent colour and durability, and come with free fly end repairs to extend the life of your flag. Each flag is made by our qualified staff, using the same processes perfected over our 71 years in business.