Industry News

  • Black Diamond Footwear Appoints New President

    NEWTON, MA. (October 19, 2009) - The Black Diamond Group, a leading company of performance protective footwear, announces the appointment of Rob Mills as president. Mills comes to Black Diamond from his previous post as Vice President Sales at Rocky...

    Press Release • October 19th, 2009

  • STREAMLIGHT APPOINTS MICHAEL DINEEN V.P. SALES & MARKETING

    For Immediate Release Contact: Mary Ellen Giangiulio Melissa Nichols Streamlight, Inc. M. NICHOLS Communications 800-523-7488 phone 800-220-7007 fax 610-640-4528 phone 610-631-0600 phone 610-631-0712 fax...

    Press Release • October 19th, 2009

  • CHANGE YOUR CLOCK CHANGE YOUR BATTERY

    ENERGIZER AND THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIRE CHIEFS REMIND FAMILIES TO CHANGE YOUR CLOCK CHANGE YOUR BATTERY® NOVEMBER 1 For more information contact: Erin Greenman (314.704.1983) Samantha Fisher (314.727.5700, x101...

    Press Release • October 16th, 2009

  • Physio-Control Receives Market Approval from Health Canada for LIFEPAK® 15 Monitor/Defibrillator

    Physio-Control Receives Market Approval from Health Canada for LIFEPAK® 15 Monitor/Defibrillator REDMOND, WASH. – Sept. 22, 2009 – Physio-Control, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Medtronic, Inc., (NYSE: MDT) announced today it...

    Press Release • October 15th, 2009

  • KME's New Wildland Product Group Awarded Three Major Contracts

    KME Fire Apparatus recently announced that it has made major efforts in reaching out to the wildland fire community. The company believes that such efforts are a good fit with its existing product lines and will only help in sustaining the growth that the...

    Press Release • October 14th, 2009

  • NFPA and Johns Hopkins to study how best to teach children about fire safety

    October 13, 2009 – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Center for Injury Research and Policy at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) announced a joint project titled Strengthening the Impact of Fire and...

    Press Release • October 14th, 2009

  • Firehouse World Announces New Co-Location with CSFA's 88th Annual Conference & Leadership Summit

    Burnsville, MN (October 13, 2009) - Cygnus Expositions, a division of Cygnus Business Media, is proud to announce the co-location of Firehouse World 2010 and California State Firefighters' Association (CSFA) 88th Annual Conference and Leadership Summit...

    Press Release • October 13th, 2009

  • Spartan Motors Further Strengthens its Commitment to the Emergency Vehicle Market

    Marion, S.C., October 8, 2009 – In a move to strengthen its operations and performance, Road Rescue has received additional capital investment and leadership support from its parent company, Spartan Motors, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPAR). As part of a...

    Press Release • October 13th, 2009

  • Pierce Manufacturing Awards Custom Harley-Davidson at Open House Celebration

    Sweepstakes drawing for employees and dealers featured as part of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation "Full Throttle Support" program.

    Press Release • October 13th, 2009

  • Industry-Changing Pierce Ultimate Configuration (PUC) Reaches Sales Milestone

    October 12, 2009 Appleton, Wis. -- Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) Company and North America’s leading fire and rescue apparatus manufacturer, today announced it sold its 300 th Pierce Ultimate Configuration (PUC) fire...

    Press Release • October 13th, 2009

  • Sutphen Announces New Dealer for Louisiana

    Sutphen Corporation announced today that 5 Alarm Fire Apparatus is their new distributor for the State of Louisiana. 5 Alarm Fire Apparatus , based out of Houma, LA has been servicing, repairing, and refurbishing fire apparatus since March of...

    Press Release • October 12th, 2009

  • Rainy days are no match for 5.11's waterproof Patrol Rain Pants

    Rain or shine, 5.11's new Patrol Rain Pants fit right over your station pants. Fully lined for easy on/off convenience, they're made of high-performance waterproof/breathable fabric for extreme weather. Included are a comfort-fit high waistband that...

    Press Release • October 9th, 2009

  • For Happier Holidays, Put a Sleek, Versatile 5.11® Scout™ Folder Under the Tree

    A great gift idea, the new Scout™ Folder from 5.11® is a well-balanced, durable choice. Created by award-winning knife designer Mikey Vellekamp of Blade-Tech, the Scout Folder is constructed of quality materials. Its 4mm thick AUS8 spear point blade is...

    Press Release • October 9th, 2009

  • Virginia Deploys Enterprise GIS for Crisis Management

    Redlands, California - The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) recently launched the Virginia Interoperability Picture for Emergency Response (VIPER) using enterprise geographic information system (GIS) software from ESRI. In addition to...

    Press Release • October 9th, 2009

  • Fred Allinson Receives 2009 NVFC Lifetime Achievement Award

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) bestowed its 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award to Fred G. Allinson, a volunteer firefighter from Washington State. With a distinguished record of service, including six years as NVFC Chairman and 39 years as a...

    Press Release • October 9th, 2009