C-I-L has served industry with explosives for 140 years.
The tradition continues with specialty explosives for every need.
Police, military, industry and even entertainment people trust our products
We are the leading provider of marine safety and signaling products for North American boaters
and the largest manufacturer and distributor of marine visual distress signals (VDS) in the United States.
Our marine heritage dates back to the inception of the VDS carriage requirements
with proven experience in designing and manufacturing the world's safest, brightest,
most effective emergency marine signals and other safety products.
We offer a complete line of United States Coast Guard (USCG) approved day and nighttime signals.
Our aerial and handheld flares are engineered to burn brighter and longer than the USCG requirements.
Our SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea) approved signal products meet all international signal requirements.
1996 CIL was rebranded to deal with specialty explosives for Avalanche Control.
Through this specialization CIL gets to work closely with these associations giving back
a percent of its profits and creating scholarships to continue the professionalism of the workers who support CIL.
CIL Avalanche Control products are available in North America, South America, Europe and can do custom orders to any country needing avalanche control products.