Celebrating 60 years of Fixing Your Things!


Walk down memory lane with us as we take you through decades of epoxy inventions, crazy bottle displays, bragging rights and even a few mullets.

Raise your glass to Made in USA and the Fix Your Things movement!

We're celebrating and you benefit!

Each month we'll select a random winner to receive our coveted, enviable, to-die-for (you get the point) PC branded hat!

50's

1954

PC is founded and incorporated by Jack Long with the main product being concrete stucco that would be sprayed onto buildings to help waterproof and seal them.

1957

Jack Long invents PC-7 in his basement by using the epoxy to fill cracks and voids in walls and floors. At this time, the product does not have a name.

1958

PC-7 is created and released on the market after initial success with selling the product to tradesmen and contractors through word-of-mouth.

60's

1960

Jack perfects the epoxy after 7 attempts to make the product exactly what he wanted. The name PC-7 is born!

1964

The first PC-7 Crazy Bottle Display is created. This is PC's 1st point of purchase display.

70's

1970

After Steve, Jack’s oldest son, got home from active duty in Vietnam, he began working for Protective Coating, officially making PC a family business.

1977

Jack Long presents a Sales Award to ‘the last Wagon Jobber.’

80's

1987

PC survives the GREAT FLOOD at 3rd and Union!

90's

1990

PC-11 is introduced to market.

1991

PC undergoes construction with a major addition, which will eventually come to be known as the famous B BUILDING.

1992

ACE Hardware corporate issues an ‘Environmental Recognition’ Award to PC-Products for using recycled packaging.

1994 - 1995

PC-Woody is introduced to market.

1996 - 1997

PC Putties are trademarked – Marine, Metal, Crete, and Lumber.

1997

PC-Petrifier wins a ‘Retailer’s Choice’ award from Do It Yourself Retailing Magazine.

1998 - 1999

PC-Plumbing and PC-Rot Terminator are introduced to market.

1999

PC-Plumbing wins the ‘Retailer’s Choice’ award.

1999

PC-SuperEpoxy is trademarked.

00's

2002

PC-Fahrenheit is trademarked.

2006

PC-Fast-n-EZ is trademarked.

2007

PC-Concrete is introduced to market.

2009

PC-Masonry and PC-Clear are introduced to market.

10's

2010

PC receives the Business of the Month award from AEDC for the month of September.

2011

PC-Auto Bond is introduced to market.

2012

PC-Xtreme Polyurea is introduced to market.

60th Photos

Here's to 60 more years of Fixing Your Things!

60th Photos