About IFR Workwear

Our goal is to provide a better option to safety and comfort, with a broad line of protective workwear.

We are the Trusted Leader in Quality Flame Resistant Workwear

IFR Workwear Inc., a family-owned aboriginal business founded by Reg Radford & Erin Buckland is 2005, has experienced significant growth over the past 18 years and with that continued success, the company was acquired by Portwest, the fastest-growing FR Workwear company globally, in June 2023.

“We are experts in FR garments and this move will open many opportunities for our customers as well as expanding our fantastic product offerings” -Erin Buckland, President of IFR Workwear Inc.


At IFR Workwear, we specialize in creating top-quality FR products that our customers can trust. We offer a wide range of protective workwear options to ensure the safety and comfort of our customers, including flame-resistant coveralls, bib pants, work shirts, cargo & duck pants, fleece jackets and hoods, vests, and hi-vis workwear. Additionally, we provide FR winterwear such as insulated parkas and bib pants, insulated vests and various FR headwear to meet the needs of various industries like oil and gas, petrochemical, mining, electrical, construction, and railroad. Most of our flame-resistant garments are made in North America and sold through distribution partners across Canada and parts of the USA. Now expanding our product offering and our presence outside of Canada.


In order to provide consistent quality, we only use proven and tested fabrics like Westex UltraSoft®, Westex® DH, Avenger, Frontline Fabrics, DuPont™ Nomex®Essential, along with components made in North America. 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Striping is used on all the garments to meet or exceed reflective visibility requirements of industry.

Our company also has an unsurpassed professional team, which makes it easy to continually serve our customers with consistent quality service and products.


Our large distribution centre has an in-house embroidery department and custom sewing centre allowing us to provide alterations, embroidery, cresting and transfer reflective heat seals. We carry a large inventory of many fabrics and a wide range of colours for instant delivery; offering our customers same day shipping, quickly and efficiently. For our women’s line, we carry a wide variety of extra small and petite sizes as well as sizes for tall and full-figured women. Our men’s line offers an excellent fit guaranteed by a large range of sizes from 34 to 70 tall, plus customizations. Click here to learn more about Flame Resistant Fabrics.

All garment materials meet safety standards and comply with industry standards controlled by the CGSB (Canadian General Standards Board), the CSA (Canadian Standards Association), the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association), the ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials International) and the OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration).