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    Default Is Iowa American still in business?

    I was wondering if this compnay is still in business. They specialized in forcible entry and overhaul tools made in the USA. There web site is no longer active.

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    30 some views and no one knows if Iowa American is still in business?

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    As far as I know, they went out of business a couple of years ago. I havn't heard or seen anything about them for quite some time.

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    There was recently a post here (or rapidintervention.com) that indicated they had either gone out of business, or were bought out. I can't recall which, but I remember the name and I remember that they're no longer around. Haha, that probably doesn't help.
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    I talked to a representative from another company that was trying to get information on some equipment they had sent to Iowa-America. He said he called local police department in Iowa to try and get a contact number. The police called back and said the building that Iowa -America was located is vacant. Iowa- America out of business.

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    My company ran into the same problem with Iowa-America last year. A few of the officers ordered tools at FDIC from them for a new truck. After not receiving anything after a couple of months, the phone calls began. Every time, they received no answer or just an answering machine.

    Good thing we did not give them any money or credit card numbers.

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    Thumbs down Sad State of Affairs............

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    sorry Fyredup ...........I just didnt know ...........sound like they went under
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    That is a shame. They at one time manufactured and sold high quality forcible entry tools. Also had many types that were hard to find elsewhere.

    Too bad they slunk out of business leaving what seems to be a bad taste in some mouths.

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