Thread: Hi-Tech, Simon-Duplex, Pemfab???
05-19-2001, 08:57 PM #1j6200Firehouse.com Guest
Hi-Tech, Simon-Duplex, Pemfab???
I was wondering; "Whatever happened to Hi-Tech, Simon-Duplex, and Pemfab?" If anyone knows if SimonDuplex and Pemfab still make chasis and/or if Hi-Tech still make fire apparatus, please reply to this post.
- Jim (j6200)
05-21-2001, 01:16 PM #2USAR29Firehouse.com Guest
Pemfab and Simon-Duplex have both ceased production of their chassis...
Simon-Duplex as a part of the Simon-LTI group... Simon-Duplex's sales were not very strong. Even if you look at the LTI products that were produced during the Simon-Duplex era, a vast majority were built on Spartan chassis... I believe Simon shut down Simon-Duplex because they were not producing a profit for quite some time... Not too much longer after that, American-LaFrance purchased LTI...
05-24-2001, 12:42 PM #3j6200Firehouse.com Guest
Thank you USAR.
The info is greatly appreciated!
Anyone know about Hi-Tech?
05-25-2001, 08:25 PM #4STATION2Firehouse.com Guest
To my knowledge, Hi-Tech is still going. I just read somewhere I believe that said some one had just ordered some apparatus from them. San Fransisco wont buy anything but Hi-Tech pumpers for their 42 Engine Co.'s and San Jose has alot also for their 30 some-odd Engine Co.'s. Be safe.
05-31-2001, 03:56 PM #5ncfiretigerFirehouse.com Guest
hi-tech is alive and well in Oakdale, CA.
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