Industry News

  • Industrial Scientific Opens New Global Distribution Center

    Industrial Scientific, the global leader in Gas Detection as a Service, announced that operations went live earlier this year at its newly leased 19,500-square foot facility near Pittsburgh. The new global distribution center supports global order...

    Press Release • May 7th, 2013

  • Avon Protection Introduces The Deltair SCBA

    Avon Protection, a market leader in respiratory protection systemsannounced the launch of Deltair, a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) designed for the fire service industry. As the industry’s first new innovation in the category in many...

    Press Release • May 7th, 2013

  • Watson & Chalin Exapand Axle And Suspension Line

    MCKINNEY, TX. (April 2013) - Watson & Chalin officially expands the TRU-TRACK family by announcing the launch of the SL-2065 TRU-TRACK, 20K self-steering axle and lift suspension system. Weighing in at 1,327 pounds, SL-2065 maintains the durability...

    Press Release • May 7th, 2013

  • Industry News 5/13

    GLOBE , DUPONT and the NATIONAL VOLUNTEER FIRE COUNCIL (NVFC) have teamed up once again to provide new gear to volunteer fire departments in need. The application period is now open for eligible departments to apply for up to four sets of gear. Up...

    Article • May 1st, 2013

  • Scuttlebutt 5/13

    Making a Difference Jessica Carscadden is a very special little girl. Born in China and placed in an orphanage, she struggled with some serious medical conditions. There wasn’t much hope for a bright future. But, at age 5, she was adopted by the...

    Article • May 1st, 2013

  • For the Record 5/13

    Former Pierce Manufacturing President, CEO Dies Doug Ogilvie, a former long-time president, general manager and CEO of Pierce Manufacturing, died on March 17. He was 94. Ogilvie started working for Pierce shortly after his discharge from the Air Force...

    Article • May 1st, 2013

  • Cummins Announces 2013 Engine Lineup for Fire & Emergency Vehicles

    Cummins Inc. announced its 2013 engine lineup for fire and emergency vehicles including a complete range of clean-diesel engines from 260 hp to 600 hp. They include the ISX15, ISX12, ISL9 and ISB6.7 engines.

    Press Release • April 29th, 2013

  • Phenix Technology, Inc. kicks off Responding To Autism 2013 Campaign

    Phenix Technology, Inc. to work with Autism Society of Indiana and Project Lifesaver Indiana on developing Autism Awareness programs for firefighters and EMS responders.

    Press Release • April 23rd, 2013

  • Gershow Recycling Donates Bus for Mass Casualty Drill

    In support of local Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Services crews, Gershow Recycling donated the use of a passenger bus to be used by the Hagerman Fire Department and the South Country Ambulance Corps for a mass casualty drill performed at the fire...

    Press Release • April 23rd, 2013

  • TetraKO, Announces Distributor Agreements with Fire X Protections and Al Aman Fire Fighting Materials Mfg.

    TetraKO, LLC, announced that Fire X Protections of Amherstview, Ontario and Al Aman Fire Fighting Materials Mfg, of Dubai, UAE, are the TetraKO water enhancer distributors for Canada and the UAE, respectively.

    Press Release • April 23rd, 2013

  • Participatants Sought in First Responder Weight Management Survey

    First responders age 18 and older who have used the Internet or a phone/tablet app for weight management or to find weight loss information can take part in this study on weight loss.

    Press Release • April 23rd, 2013

  • Avon-ISI Changes Name to Avon Protection

    Avon-ISI, a market leader in respiratory protection systems, today announced it changed its name to Avon Protection.

    Press Release • April 23rd, 2013

  • Winner of 40 Fire Helmets to Be Announced at FDIC

    Riverside, CA January 25, 2013 – To celebrate their 40th successful year in business Phenix Technology, also known as Phenix Fire Helmets, is giving away 40 NFPA compliant firefighter helmets to a department in need. Working with the National...

    Press Release • April 22nd, 2013

  • Watson & Chalin Announces a Full Line of Trailer Axles

    MCKINNEY, TX. (April 2013) - Watson & Chalin officially announces the addition of its own trailer axles to their product portfolio. Watson & Chalin trailer axles are available in capacities up to 25,000 pounds, N or P spindles, drum or disc brakes, 12...

    Press Release • April 19th, 2013

  • Next Generation 20K Lift Axle Launched: SL-2065 TRU-TRACK

    MCKINNEY, TX. (April 2013) - Watson & Chalin officially expands the TRU-TRACK family by announcing the launch of the SL-2065 TRU-TRACK, 20K self-steering axle and lift suspension system. Weighing in at 1,327 pounds, SL-2065 maintains the durability...

    Press Release • April 19th, 2013