PORTABLE LIGHTS AMERICAN TRADE ORGANIZATION (PLATO), a new trade association, has been established to serve the interests of companies that manufacture and sell flashlights, lanterns, headlamps and other portable lighting tools. One of its primary functions will be to help ensure the accurate and...
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ZIAMATIC CORP. has announced that Joshua Watkins and the Little Hocking, OH, Volunteer Fire Department are the winners of the Ziamatic EZ-LOC Giveaway. The giveaway took place at the 2011 Fire Department Instructor’s Conference in Indianapolis, IN, where attendees entered a drawing to win five new EZ-LOC self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) brackets, Model QM-EZL-F. The Little Hocking Volunteer Fire Department consists of 32 volunteers and serves a population of 5,400. The members plan to use the brackets to upgrade their 1997 front-line pumper, Unit 22.
COLE HERSEE CO. has been acquired by LITTELFUSE INC. The move is intended to position the combined company to better serve OEMs and aftermarket customers in the heavy vehicle sector. Cole Hersee offers electromechanical switches and electronic switching modules for trucks, off-road, utility, transit and emergency vehicles and boats. Littelfuse offers circuit protection products and solutions for portable and consumer electronics, automobiles, industrial equipment and telecom/datacom circuits.
CUSTOMFIRE APPARATUS INC. has appointed RedStorm Fire & Rescue Apparatus Inc. as its exclusive dealer in the mid-Atlantic region. RedStorm represents CustomFIRE with fire departments, municipalities and industrial customers in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Washington, DC.