Scythes Inc./ Flying Colours – South Junction Triangle

An evening image of a Flying Colours printing press printing Canadian flags

An evening image of a Flying Colours printing press printing Canadian flags

Scythes Inc. at 128 Sterling Rd

is long West Toronto industrial business, which still thrives in the area, traditionally the product lineup included the sale of various textiles and reworking of  textiles . The Canadian Trade Index lists the product and services lineup as..

A Complete range of textile finishing services, printing, dyeing, coating, proofing and treating, industrial textiles, vinyl, cotton, nylon and acrylics, textile products, flags, banners, tablecovers, draping, sports/medical

and yet they  rebranded in 2001 as Flying Colours International to reflect what our business is all about…image and attention. Flying Colours brings together the two primary aspects of visual promotion: colour and motion.

and this division, from their site…

Flying Colours International (FCI) is a world leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of flags, banners and custom graphic displays. Founded in 1910, the company is sought out the world over for its design, printing and finishing expertise.

Flying Colours International is Canada’s largest flag manufacturer and is the supplier of choice to the Government of Canada, many provincial governments and a large number of municipalities. We are also a supplier to international institutions such as the United Nations, the Olympic Games and numerous manufacturers and distributors in the trade.

further…

“Flying Colours” evokes success, as in you pass a test “with flying colours.” Over the past 97 years, we have passed many.

Established in 1910 as Scythes and Company Limited, the firm was rebranded in 2001 as Flying Colours International to reflect what our business is all about…image and attention. Flying Colours brings together the two primary aspects of visual promotion: colour and motion.

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  1. Jason says:

    Hello we are restoring some of the ghost signs at that building.

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