Industry News

  • FIREMAN'S FUND INSURANCE COMPANY launches nationwide fire service survey

    NOVATO, Calif. (Jan. 28, 2009) - After hearing from fire departments across the country facing increased budget challenges, Fireman's Fund Insurance Company is sponsoring an on-line survey to gather data on the challenges faced by fire departments in...

    Press Release • January 30th, 2009

  • Pelican™ Products, Inc. Acquires Hardigg® Industries

    Deal Bolsters Pelican's Product Line and Expands Service Offerings LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2009 - The world's leading manufacturer of plastic injection molded protective cases, Pelican™ Products, Inc., today announced the acquisition of long-time...

    Press Release • January 28th, 2009

  • RAE Systems Products on Pre-Approved Vendor List For 11 States

    SAN JOSE, Calif. - January 20, 2008 - RAE Systems Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: RAE), a leading global developer and manufacturer of rapidly deployable, multi-sensor chemical and radiation detection monitors and networks for industrial applications and...

    Press Release • January 22nd, 2009

  • GAC Spirit of Excellence Award

    The Governmental Affairs Committee of the Fire Apparatus Manufacturers' Association and the Fire and Emergency Manufacturers and Services Association recently presented the Edward H. McCormack, Jr. Spirit of Excellence Award to Mr. Steve Austin...

    Press Release • January 14th, 2009

  • BullEx® Enters Firefighter Training Market with Magnum™ Fire Training System

    Magnum Fire Training System Albany, NY, January 13, 2008 - BullEx, a market leader in public education and employee safety training, today announced their entry into the firefighter training market with the launch of the Magnum Fire Training...

    Press Release • January 14th, 2009

  • Cutters Edge Moves To New Manufacturing Facility In Baker City, Oregon

    Thomas Ruzich, President of Cutters Edge, has announced the company has relocated to a new manufacturing facility in Baker City, Oregon and opened for business on January 2nd. According to Ruzich, "The move to Baker City offers a great opportunity to...

    Press Release • January 8th, 2009

  • Champion Rescue Tools Moves to New Corporate Headquarters

    The new facility, in Upland, CA, includes offices, product assembly and both classroom and hands-on training facilities for the new company-sponsored 5-star Extrication Training Academy.

    Press Release • December 18th, 2008

  • Announcement of Training Officer's Toolbox and Fulfillment Offer to American Heat Subscribers

    (St. Louis, MO) -- Working Fire Training, a premier provider of video- and online-based video training since 1994, announces the launch of the Training Officer's Toolbox . The Training Officer's Toolbox is an archive of hundreds of fire and EMS...

    Press Release • December 16th, 2008

  • New Fire Safety Blog Launched for Public Educators

    Fire departments and organizations are invited to share videos, pictures and/or stories

    Press Release • November 27th, 2008

  • Blauer Manufacturing Company names Michael Blauer President

    Boston, November 20, 2008 - Blauer Manufacturing announced today that Michael Blauer has been named President, effective immediately. Mr. Blauer will succeed Charles Blauer as President and will direct daily operations with Stephen Blauer, who has...

    Press Release • November 26th, 2008

  • Microsoft, ESRI to Help Improve Homeland Security Operations

    REDMOND, Wash., and REDLANDS, Calif. - Nov. 20, 2008 - Microsoft Corp. and ESRI together are driving Homeland Security innovations to more effectively help protect citizens, prevent and solve crimes, and enable counter-terrorism through software. The...

    Press Release • November 26th, 2008

  • GIS Delivers during the Largest Earthquake Drill in U.S. History

    Redlands, California-November 17, 2008-At 10:00 a.m. on November 13, 2008, millions of people throughout Southern California participated in the Great Southern California ShakeOut Drill, the largest earthquake preparedness exercise in U.S. history. The...

    Press Release • November 26th, 2008

  • Dr. Richard B. Gasaway's Program on Situation Awareness Wins International Research Award

    Roseville, MN, Fire Chief Richard B. Gasaway, PhD, was awarded the prestigious FIRE/W. L. Gore Research Excellence Award at the Fire Related Research & Developments Conference in England.

    Press Release • November 19th, 2008

  • Ask a Firefighter Program Helps Strengthen Bonds

    The Ask a Firefighter program helps promote fire safety and strives to build relationships within fire departments and communities nationwide.

    Press Release • November 19th, 2008

  • BullEx Australia Wins Fire Awareness Awards

    Albany, NY, November 10, 2008 - Christopher Chester never thought he'd be commended for having a go. The Geelong local, mad Cats fan and General Manager of BullEx Australia was rewarded for his efforts to bring an environmentally friendly form of fire...

    Press Release • November 13th, 2008