VP of Engineering
& Chief Operating Officer

Ernesto De Oliveira

VP of Engineering & Chief Operating Officer

Ernesto De Oliveira is a Principal in Solar Dynamics Corp. the engineering design and intellectual property holding company of Apollo Sunguard, Inc. He is responsible for product design and development and has been the project manager and principal designer on major projects across the United States. He has more than 20 years of experience in the specialized field of shade and tensile structures. Some of his specialties include playground shade and sports facilities. Ernesto’s design capabilities have been instrumental in developing the Apollo Sunguard product line and specialized designs for new markets nationally. He has extensive experience collaborating with national and international architectural companies. Ernesto has been granted a United States patent as co-inventor of Children Sunshade Structures. He studied civil engineering at the University of South Florida and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Fabric Structure Association (FSA), and Professional Awning Manufacturers Association (PAMA). In his spare time, he rides with the Sarasota Cycling Club and shoots with the National Sporting Clay Association.

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Industry's Strongest Warranty Non Pro-Rated 15 Years Fabric 20 Years Frame badge.


We warranty all steel framework for 20 years and all fabric covers for 15 years.

Apollo Sunguard Warranty

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Our fabric is tested by an independent laboratory and a large selection of colors meet a minimum of 93% UV Block.

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Apollo Sunguard Shade Cloth® is known for its great strength, vibrant colors and durability.

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Our innovative shade structures are uniquely designed with a quick release system to remove the fabric covers.

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