(Litchfield, IL, August 21, 2015) --SeaStar Solutions (SeaStar), a leading manufacturer and supplier of marine steering and control systems, engine parts, fuel tanks and related products, today announced that it has acquired BluSkies International LLC, the St. Charles, IL USA based manufacturer of marine diurnal systems as well as portable fuel tanks.

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" We are very excited about this acquisition which is complimentary to INCA, our fuel tank business that we acquired two years ago. Fuel systems are an integral part of powerboats and SeaStar is committed more than ever to bringing the same level of product performance and service that our customers always expect from us. BluSkies will remain in St. Charles and will continue to serve customers with the same commitment that they expect out of BluSkies and SeaStar Solutions. As members of the SeaStar family, BluSkies can now leverage all the resources that SeaStar has available to it,” said Yvan Cote, President and CEO of SeaStar . BluSkies will continue its normal operations including the use of BluSkies International and other brand names. For normal business or emergencies, current contacts, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses remain valid.

For information, contact: Laurie Louvier Marketing Services Manager 217-324-9430

About SeaStar Solutions SeaStar Solutions is the leading global provider of OEM and aftermarket products and accessories for the recreational marine and related markets. The Company's products are recognized for their quality, reliability and technical innovation and are sold around the world under the SeaStar, Sierra, BayStar, Shields, Prime Line and Proheat brands. For more information, please refer to the Company's website at