Industry News

  • FAMA Announces 2006 Scholarship Award

    The Fire Apparatus Manufacturers' Association (FAMA) officially announced today the recipient of this year's scholarship award. "On behalf of the FAMA membership, I am honored to report that Jon Ryan Hamill has been selected as the 2006 FAMA Scholarship...

    Press Release • August 1st, 2006

  • Takes Gold as Top Interactive Community, the leading Web portal for the fire and rescue service, took home the Gold Award for Interactive Community by the American Society of Business Publication Editors.

    Press Release • July 26th, 2006

  • FoxFury brings lights to East Coast in July at Firehouse Expo in Baltimore

    FoxFury has been turning heads and awing Fire Fighters with their professional headlamps for over three years. July will be the first time that FoxFury shows its wares in the East Coast at the Firehouse Expo in Baltimore.

    Press Release • July 19th, 2006

  • Enforsys Secures $12.5 Million

    Enforsys, Inc, a leading developer of public safely software for first responders, today announced that it has received $12.5 million in financing from HSH Nordbank.

    Press Release • July 17th, 2006

  • ESRI GIS Portal Toolkit 3 Now Available

    ESRI, the leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, today announced the availability of a new version of the GIS Portal Toolkit.

    Press Release • July 13th, 2006

  • Conservation Conferences Highlight GIS Technology

    Two influential conservation groups, the Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS) and the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB), will gather for the jointly named Conservation Without Borders conference June 24-28, 2006, at the San Jose McEnery Convention...

    Press Release • July 13th, 2006

  • ArcPad Mobile GIS Technology to Support U.S. Census 2010

    ESRI, the world leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, announces that its ArcPad mobile GIS platform will be a component of the Field Data Collection Automation (FDCA) project for the 2010 U.S. Census.

    Press Release • July 13th, 2006

  • CHIEF Unveils Brand-New Web Site Designed to Give Customers Expanded Options

    To Celebrate the Re-Launch, Standard Shipping is FREE when Customers Order $150 Online!

    Press Release • July 13th, 2006

  • Airboss Receives UL Certification To NFPA 1971, 2000 Edition, For Firefighter Boot

    AirBoss-Defense, a division of AirBoss of America Corp., announces the release of its new CBRN protective rubber boot that provides over 24 hours protection against CB agents (tested to DEF STAN 93-55, Issue 2, Annex A and TOP 8-2-501 for HD...

    Press Release • July 12th, 2006

  • Milford, Connecticut, Fire Department Uses ArcGIS to Optimize Incident Response

    The Milford Fire Department (MFD) has implemented ESRI's ArcGIS software to help manage its 3,500 prefire plans and to provide fire trucks with instant, mobile access to emergency data when responding to an event.

    Press Release • July 6th, 2006

  • Lighting Pro Technology Introduces the Palmalite Pro

    Lighting Pro Technology announces the launch of the PALMALITE PRO, a palm-sized flashlight with a 10 YEAR SHELF LIFE. Compact (2" diameter x 3.5" long) and lightweight (5.9 ounces), it can be stored anywhere an emergency flashlight is needed.

    Press Release • July 3rd, 2006

  • Virginia Department of Education Adopts ESRI Statewide ArcView License

    All Virginia public school students in grades 6–12 will soon have the opportunity to use geographic information system (GIS) software and extensions.

    Press Release • June 20th, 2006

  • Intergraph Partners with Deccan International

    Intergraph Corporation (NASDAQ: INGR) today announced it has entered into a global partnership agreement with Deccan International, a provider of decision support tools designed to help Fire and Emergency Medical Services operations increase their...

    Press Release • June 20th, 2006

  • Pelican Offers A Glowing Array of Photoluminescent Lights

    Shining the way for safety lights to come, Pelican Products has unveiled glow-in-the-dark versions of their most popular fire and safety lights which will feature photoluminescent lens rings.

    Press Release • June 15th, 2006

  • AVCOMM introduces SR-WTG Warning Tone Generator

    Since 1992, AVCOMM has manufactured and distributed quality headsets, intercoms and accessories for the aviation and racing sectors and most recently has brought the same high level of technology, product innovation and service to the Emergency Services.

    Press Release • June 15th, 2006