Episode 52: Eric Perlinger (FilSpec Inc.), Quebec, Canada

When YPO member Eric Perlinger joined FilSpec as president in November 2015, he brought along more than 20 years of diverse manufacturing experience and a commitment to excellence. A master communicator with the ability to speak four different languages — French, English, Spanish and German — Eric is inspiring the team at FilSpec to perform at their best to achieve profitability and success.

Today, FilSpec is a world-leading spinner of technical, high performance yarns. Since 1954, the company has been an integrated manufacturer from spinning to finishing cotton and polyester fabric for bedding and for shirt and dress fabrics.

In this episode, Eric shares with us the secrets to spinning profitable yarn in Northern America.


Guest: Eric Perlinger, President of FilSpec Inc.
Host & Executive Producer: Kevin Daum
Executive Producer: Van Van
Music: DreamArtist Music

Made possible with grants from Gazelles Growth Institute.

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Kevin Daum is an award winning and bestselling author of 5 books. He is a marketer, speaker, and columnist for Inc.com and Smart Business Magazine. As an Inc. 500 entrepreneur, his sales and marketing techniques resulted in more than $1 billion in sales. Drawing on his background in theatre and business, Kevin is a compelling speaker who has engaged and inspired audiences around the globe. Kevin is a graduate of the MIT Entrepreneurial Masters program and has received the Global Learning Award 3 times from the Entrepreneur’s Organization, where he held several board positions. Kevin has designed, produced, and led award-winning executive training programs and events for C-level executives and entrepreneurs on four continents. Previously, Kevin was named one of the 40 people to watch under 40 in San Francisco by the Business Times and in 2006 was named Distinguished Alum of the Year by his alma mater, Humboldt State University.