PFD Manufacturers

* Indicates PFDMA Member      

Note:  Components make up a PFD, and comprise everything in a lifejacket such as buckles, zippers, threads, fabric, foam, etc.

The companies listed in red are PFDMA members and have links directly to their website.

Aegis Lifeshirt 

Aqua Force


Astral Buoyancy Company

Bernhardt Gmbh(component manufacturer)

* Balistreri Consulting

Baby Boating Floating Safety Seat

Blank Textiles, Inc (component manufacturer)

Body Glove

Brownies Third Lung/Trebor Industries, Inc. (component manufacturer)

Canadian Recreation Products

Champion Dyeing & Finishing Company (component manufacturer)

CM Hammar (component manufacturer)

* The Coleman Group of Companies

Consoltex, Inc. (component manufacturer)

Cord Group Canada

*Custom Captains Inc

Datrex Life Saving Technologies

Duro Textiles LLC (component manufacturer)

Eastern Aero Marine (component manufacturer)

* EREZ USA (component manufacturer)


Float-Tech, Inc.

* FORCE Technology (approval laboratory)


* Gabrian

Gill North American Ltd.

Glen Ravel Technical Fabrics (component manufacturer)

* Halkey-Roberts (component manufacturer)


Helly Hansen Canada

High Output Sports

Highland Industries, Inc. (component manufacturer)

Hoover Industries, Inc. (component manufacturer)

* H30 Water Sports 

IMANNA Laboratories (approval laboratory)

International Safety Products Limited

Ideal Fastener Corporation (component manufacturer)

Inter-Pac  (component manufacturer)

* iSi (component manufacturer)

* iSi North America, Inc. (component manufacturer)

* ITW Nexus (component manufacturer)

Jankel Tactical Systems

Jim Buoy

Johnson Outdoors

Kent Sporting Goods company

Kokatat, Inc.

* Kwik Tek

MMG Sports

*Landfall Navigation(component manufacturer)

Lotus Designs Inc

Leland Limited, Inc. (component manufacturer)

* Marlin Australia Pty, Ltd.

Mica Sport Canada

*MTI Adventurewear

Mountain Equipment Co-Op

*Mustang Survival Corporation

* National Safe Boating Council (educator)

North National Outdoor Group

Opa Cove

* Pregis, LLC (component manufacturer)

Red House Hong Kong

Revere Supply Company


*Sagittarius Sporting Goods Company Limited


Sealed Air Corporation(component manufacturer)


Sport Dimension

Sportstuff Inc

* Spinlock

* Stearns, Inc.

Stohlquist Water Ware

Sunbrite Dye company, Inc.

* Survitec Group 

* Takashina Life Preservers

Taylortec, Inc.

* The Coleman company


Underwriters Laboratories (approval laboratory)

Viking Life Saving Equipment


* Waterbrands LLC 

YKK (USA) Inc(component manufacturer)

ZOTEFOAMS, Inc (component manufacturer)