Industry News

  • UniMac Announces Super Laundry as 2013 Distributor of the Year

    UniMac, a leading provider of on-premises laundry equipment, announced Super Laundry as its 2013 Distributor of the Year award recipient. For more than 40 years, UniMac has presented one of its distributors with this coveted award. “When...

    Press Release • August 20th, 2014

  • Pierce Displayed Seven Custom Trucks at FRI

    Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, displayed seven custom firefighting and rescue vehicles at the 2014 International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Fire-Rescue International (FRI) Conference and Exhibition.

    Press Release • August 20th, 2014

  • Cummins Meets 2015 Lev III Emission Regulations

    Cummins Inc. announced that it has received certification for its 6.7L Turbo Diesel from the California Air Resources Board (CARB), meeting the Low-Emission Vehicle III (LEV III) standards.

    Press Release • August 20th, 2014

  • Spartan ERV Expand Wildland Apparatus Portfolio

    Spartan ERV has expanded its Wildland product offerings with the introduction of a new Wildland MPT (Mini-Pumper Trooper) configuration. The new product offering was showcased at the International Association of Fire Chiefs Fire-Rescue International...

    Press Release • August 20th, 2014

  • Chicago's Old Style Beer Honors Fallen First Responders

    Old Style, the beer famously known as “Chicago’s beer since 1902,” is honoring the dedication, lives and risks taken by Chicago’s Bravest with the launch of the Chicago Heroes commemorative can.

    Press Release • August 19th, 2014

  • FAMA Awards Scholarship to California Student

    The Fire Apparatus Manufacturers’ Association has awarded its 2014 Phillip L. Turner Fire Protection Scholarship to California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo student Gary Dominguez.

    Press Release • August 19th, 2014

  • UniMac Unveils New Washer-Extractors

    UniMac, a leading provider of on-premises laundry equipment, unveils its redesigned UW 85-160-pound hardmount washer-extractors, engineered to be the longest-lasting, most durable products on the market.

    Press Release • August 19th, 2014

  • Sound Communications Names Darin Cooper as New President

    Sound Communications announced that Darin Cooper, Systems Engineer and CTO, has been appointed as president effective immediately. He succeeds Garry Stephenson, founder, who is retiring after serving 30 years as president and CEO.

    Press Release • August 19th, 2014

  • IFSTA, Vision 20/20 Develop Community Risk Reduction Program

    In partnership with the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA), Vision 20/20 has developed a free, five-part training program focusing on Community Risk Reduction (CRR) as a way to assist fire departments in developing safer communities.

    Press Release • August 19th, 2014

  • Scott Safety, National Firefighters Endowment Donate 134 Air-Pak SCBAs

    Scott Safety, a global manufacturer of respiratory and personal protective equipment and safety devices, together with the National Firefighters Endowment (NFE), a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the lives of firefighters, announced the...

    Press Release • August 19th, 2014

  • Elkhart Brass Announces New VP of Sales

    Elkhart Brass is announcing the promotion of Scott Warbritton to Vice President of Sales. Scott was selected for this expanded role based on his experience of delivering targeted sales growth by deploying customer specific sales and implementation...

    Press Release • August 19th, 2014

  • Galls Acquires Best Uniforms

    Galls, LLC, North America’s leading distributor of uniforms and equipment to the public safety market, announced today that it has acquired Best Uniforms, Inc., a leading regional distributor of similar products to public safety and transit personnel.

    Press Release • August 19th, 2014

  • Globe And NVFC Offer Discount on Turnout Gear

    Purchasing new, state-of-the-art turnout gear is a challenge for many volunteer fire departments. Globe is providing assistance with the launch of an innovative new style available at a value price.

    Press Release • August 18th, 2014

  • NVFC Offers Guide For Volunteer Family Members

    Joining the volunteer fire service means a lifestyle change not only for the individual volunteer, but also for their entire family.

    Press Release • August 18th, 2014

  • Oshkosh Delivers 24 ARFF Vehicles to Japan

    Oshkosh Airport Products Group, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, placed 24 new generation Oshkosh Striker aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) vehicles on duty at airports in Japan.

    Press Release • August 18th, 2014