In June, Life Industries Corp.’s marine line, BoatLIFE, celebrated 60 years in business with a party and factory tours. Many current and former business associates came to celebrate the milestone.
The marine line of sealants launched in 1959 as part of Flo Paint, a theatrical paint company, then changed to the BoatLIFE name in 1964, then undergoing two moves on Long Island and the founding of Life Industries as the umbrella company. In 1995, the company made the move to North Charleston, S.C.
Over the past 60 years, many additional products were introduced and today the company manufactures and packages 38 products for the marine industry, 16 products for the RV industry, 14 products for the light sport aviation industry, and various products for contract packaging and private labeling.