Industry News

  • Streamlight Helps Recycle More Than 10,000 Pounds of Batteries

    Streamlight®, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance flashlights, announced that the company and several of its U.S. distribution partners recycled nearly 3,500 pounds of rechargeable batteries during the fourth quarter of 2013, with a year-to-date...

    Press Release • March 8th, 2014

  • Aladtec Now Serves More Than 70,000 in The Workforce

    Aladtec, Inc., the maker of EMS Manager, FIRE Manager and Zanager, is perhaps the most popular provider of online employee scheduling and workforce management systems within the Public Safety Sector. Flagship product EMS Manager, was developed in...

    Press Release • March 8th, 2014

  • USSC Group Adds Staff For Fire And Emergency Vehicles Industries

    USSC Group announced recently that Dan Veselsky will be joining USSC to develop and foster key national accounts in the fire and emergency vehicle industries. Dan will bring an unparalleled level of experience to USSC after 21 years of decorated...

    Press Release • March 7th, 2014

  • Calif. Fire Announces Multi-Year Contract With HME

    The California Department of General Services has announced its award of a multi-year contract with HME, Incorporated to produce Type I apparatus for the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services and Type III fire trucks for Cal Fire. This is the...

    Press Release • March 7th, 2014

  • Scuttlebutt 3/14

    NVFC, IAFC Encourage Departments to “Train Like You Fight” The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) have announced that “Train Like You Fight” will be the theme for the 2014...

    Article • March 1st, 2014

  • For the Record 3/14

    American LaFrance Closes its Doors Almost six years after filing bankruptcy, longtime fire apparatus builder American LaFrance told employees that January 17 was their last day. All three of the company’s facilities (Moncks Corner, SC, Los...

    Article • March 1st, 2014

  • New Products 3/14

    Hand-Held Tactical Light STREAMLIGHT INC. has introduced the ProTac HL 3, a high-lumen (HL) light that delivers 1,100 lumens of bright-white light. Designed for operations requiring maximum illumination, the programmable, lithium battery-powered...

    Article • March 1st, 2014

  • Industry News 3/14

    W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, following its November 2013 Product Safety Alert for firefighter turnout gear, has worked with fire departments, dealers and manufacturers throughout North America to assess and reseal, as necessary, the seams of turnouts with...

    Article • March 1st, 2014

  • Nevada Fire Fighters Support Red Cross

    On January 23, at the Henderson Fire Training Center in Henderson, NV, the Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada (PFFN) made a financial contribution of $20,000 to the American Red Cross “Fire Hurts. Red Cross Helps.” campaign, which provides...

    Article • February 27th, 2014

  • Odyssey Specialty Vehicles Announces New Management

    Odyssey Specialty Vehicles is entering 2014 with new management, expanded sales and service teams, new vehicle and cabinet products, and dramatically enhanced customer support. The company is looking forward to serving your specialty vehicle needs this...

    Press Release • February 24th, 2014

  • Spartan Motors Appoints New CFO

    Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) announced that Lori Wade has been named Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective immediately. Ms. Wade has served as Spartan's Interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since early 2013. John Sztykiel...

    Press Release • February 24th, 2014

  • KME Adds Dealer For DC, Northern Va. W.Va. Area

    Nesquehoning, PA – KME is pleased to announce that Matheny Motors ( www.mathenymotors.com ) has joined KME’s sales and service network.   Matheny Dealer is now KME’s dealer in Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia. Matheny...

    Press Release • February 24th, 2014

  • NFFF Hosts Responder Fundraiser at Calif. Speedway

    The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is hosting the Annual First Responder Appreciation Event at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif on March 23. In addition to the NFFF, proceeds from the purchase of tickets go to the California Fire...

    Press Release • February 24th, 2014

  • LION Enters Agreement to Assist Firefighters in Developing Countries

    CHICAGO — LION and the International Fire Relief Mission have entered a new partnership to provide gear, tools and training to firefighters and emergency personnel in underserved communities around the world. The agreement, signed at LION’s Chicago...

    Press Release • February 24th, 2014

  • Ferrara Adds Dealer in North Carolina

    Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc., America’s premier custom fire apparatus manufacturer, has named First Choice Fire & Safety as its dealer in North Carolina. First Choice, with President Mike Bordeaux and sales representative David English, has...

    Press Release • February 24th, 2014