Industry News

  • Akron Brass Rolls Out Innovative New Products

    Akron Brass rolled out the red carpet for over 20 new products and product enhancements on "Innovation Way" at the 2013 Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis. Visitors were invited to take an exclusive tour down "Innovation...

    Press Release • May 14th, 2013

  • KME Announces Chinese Joint Venture

      Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. (KME) announced that it has entered into a Joint Venture in Dalian, China. The Joint Venture Company (JV) completed the formal introduction of the KME brand to the Chinese market last week at the opening of China Fire...

    Press Release • May 14th, 2013

  • Enbridge Launches Online Pipeline Emergency Responder Training

    Enbridge Inc. and Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. announced the successful launch of an online portal to offer free, customized pipeline emergency training to first responder organizations located along Enbridge’s and the Partnership’s more than 50,000...

    Press Release • May 14th, 2013

  • TheFireStore.com Launches New Facebook App

        TheFireStore.com has hit the target once again by making the shopping experience of their Facebook fans more accessible and rewarding than ever before. TheFireStore.com has partnered with Axle Digital to launch a Social Wishlist on the...

    Press Release • May 14th, 2013

  • The Institution of Fire Engineers Given Federal Grant

    The Institution of Fire Engineers-USA Branch Vision 20/20 project was awarded a Department of Homeland Security Fire Prevention and Safety grant to hold the third Models in Fire Prevention Symposiumfeaturing prevention programs that demonstrate results...

    Press Release • May 13th, 2013

  • LePere Tapped as New Reedy Creek Emergency Services Chief

    Richard D. LePere Jr. was appointed fire chief for Reedy Creek Emergency Services, which protects Walt Disney World in Central Florida, in April.

    Press Release • May 13th, 2013

  • TetraKO, LLC Adds Randy Wahl as Sales Manager

    TetraKO, LLC, the fire suppression subsidiary of EarthClean Corporation, announced that Randy Wahl has joined the company as Sales Manager. Wahl will report to Scott Bocklund, President of TetraKO, LLC. Prior to joining TetraKO, LLC, Wahl worked for...

    Press Release • May 13th, 2013

  • Allied Specialty Vehicles, Inc. Acquires Ambulance Manufacturer SJC Industries

    Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV), a leading $1 billion sales producer of specialty vehicles to the Fire & Emergency, Commercial & Industrial and Recreational Vehicles markets worldwide,  announced that it has purchased ambulance manufacturer SJC...

    Press Release • May 13th, 2013

  • FDNY Recognizes Seagrave For Support During Superstorm Sandy

    The Fire Department of New York City (“FDNY”) recognized Seagrave Fire Apparatus, LLC for their dedication and support provided during the recent tragic events following Superstorm Sandy. The award was presented by Mark Aronberg, Assistant...

    Press Release • May 13th, 2013

  • Cardioviva, NVFC Partner to Educate Responders on Dangers of High Cholesterol

    Heart attacks are the leading cause of on-duty firefighter fatalities, with more than half of all firefighter fatalities attributed to them. In an effort to change this alarming statistic, Cardioviva and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are...

    Press Release • May 13th, 2013

  • Pump Maintenance Made Easier by Waterous ACCESS System

    Waterous is always trying to make it easier to service our products. With that in mind, Waterous developed the ACCESS Pump Module. By having a hinged top of the module, access from the top to service or perform maintenance to the module is possible...

    Press Release • May 13th, 2013

  • Waterous Offers New Slide-In Modular CAFSystem

    The new Slide-In Modular CAFSystem models 100-50-OS and 200-100-OS by Waterous are designed and constructed to discharge water, foam solution or compressed air foam. To further enhance the 100-50-OS and 200-100-OS models, the Waterous ONE STEP CAFSystem...

    Press Release • May 13th, 2013

  • ONE STEP CAFSystem by Waterous Causes Buzz

    One of the most anticipated items at FDIC this year was the ONE STEP CAFSystem by Waterous. When talking to visitors about the ONE STEP CAFSystem, all were impressed at the ease of which the system is operated. By selecting an icon on the 7-inch...

    Press Release • May 13th, 2013

  • Streamlight Adds New, High-Performance Light to ProPolymer Family

        EAGLEVILLE, PA, – Streamlight Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, introduced the 4AA ProPolymax, the brightest addition to Streamlight’s ProPolymer family. Delivering 300 lumens on...

    Press Release • May 13th, 2013

  • TFT Introduces Revolutionary FlipTip Nozzle

    VALPARAISO, INDIANA – Task Force Tips new FlipTip nozzle, a revolutionary product that changes use with a simple flip of its twist-lock pivoting tip, was a big hit with firefighters even before it started shipping out. “Last fall when I was out...

    Press Release • May 7th, 2013