Established in 1962 as a division of a testing laboratory, Water Guard Inc. manufactures and repackages many different chemicals. The company specializes in providing chemicals, equipment and services for potable water systems in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal applications. It is one of the largest suppliers of industrial bleach in eastern North Carolina. Water Guard Inc. provides an array of chemicals, such as acids, caustic, chlorine, phosphates and various other additives. In addition, it specializes in equipment related to the injection, storage and measurement of chemicals, especially those chemicals that are oxidized and corrosive.