Corporate Profile

The roots started back in 1974 by N. S. Martin as a small business dealing in folding doors, Venetian blinds, until in 1981 where the company was founded to provide consumers with more economical quality product: Retractable Awning Systems, Parasols & Window Canopies.

As a leader in the Outdoor Shade industry since 1981 & registered owners of FRANCIA® brand, we have constantly strived to keep the competitive edge and also remained committed to the finest Quality, Safety & Appearance of our Outdoor Shades. We have also produced one of the finest and SAFEST Retractable Awnings.

Unlike the other awning companies, we manufacture our own products, be it Retractable Awnings, Parasols, Solar Blinds and louvers. To date, we are the only genuine outdoor shades manufacturers not only in Singapore but also in the Asian region.

As a pioneer in the Outdoor shade industry, we have raised the bar in the local awning industry up to higher level by attaining the following accreditation

  1. ISO 9001:2008
  2. OHSAS 18001 accreditation
  3. BizSafe Star
  4. Member of the Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC)
  5. WSH Advocate

Staff Skills

Our Installers are equipped with the following trade skill certification.

  1. Safety Supervisor
  2. Lifting Supervisor
  3. Rigger
  4. Signal man
  5. Grinder
  6. Welder
  7. General workers
  8. Fitters
  9. Drivers

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