Meet the Founder
Renewt Technical Apparel Specialist, Inc. is a Vancouver based company specializing in technical outdoor apparel repairs, alteration, customization and prototyping.
Renewt was founded by Vince Guo, a technical apparel production professional having extensive production experience from working as Manufacturing Engineer and Production System Manager at Arc’teryx and Mustang Survival.
Vince earned his Mechatronic Systems Engineering degree from Simon Fraser University and MBA from University of British Columbia. Ever since he started his first career as a manufacturing engineer at Mustang Survival, Vince has discovered his passion for technical apparel production, his favorite time is to stay at the production line observing and hands on each production process and try to find a better solution. Vince has received training from GORE-TEX on seam sealing machine calibration and operation, and he also quickly absorbed various production technologies such as Down filling, heat transfer/pressing, Bemis adhesive bonding, RF welding, screen printing, Gerber cutting, embroidery, laser cutting, automatic pattern stitching, leak testing and more.
In addition to production knowledge, Vince also worked with various departments like product developments, designers, quality assurance/control, supply chain, marketing, sales, etc. to develop and launch new products to production, he was responsible for providing production cost estimation, construction feedback to reduce cost and improve quality, designing production process for best efficiency, supporting oversea outsourcing partners, etc.
With the passion of applying advanced production technics and knowledge to generate financial and environmental benefits for brands and consumers, Vince founded a company focusing on technical apparel repair – Renewt.