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)