Industry News

  • Streamlight Renews Corporate Sponsorship of NFFF

    EAGLEVILLE, PA, September 30, 2010 -- Streamlight®, Inc., a leading manufacturer of professional flashlights for the fire market, once again is helping to honor fallen firefighters and their survivors through its "Bronze Helmet" sponsorship of the...

    Press Release • September 30th, 2010

  • Pelican Launches The 9440 Remote Area Lighting System

    TORRANCE, CA - September 28, 2010 - Pelican Products, Inc. announced today that their Advanced Area Lighting Group has rolled out the 9440 Remote Area Lighting System (RALS), as an incredibly bright and extremely portable area light.  The 9440 RALS...

    Press Release • September 29th, 2010

  • American LaFrance Appoints Phil Duncan as COO

    SUMMERVILLE, SC – American LaFrance, LLC has turned to former Toyota executive Phil Duncan to assume the role of Chief Operating Officer. 

    Press Release • September 24th, 2010

  • ERT Systems Announces OnSite BASIC

    Ann Arbor, MI (September 21, 2010) – On-scene personnel accountability remains a critical problem for fire departments across the country. Basic hang-tag systems rely too heavily on manual steps to be effective in the chaotic environment of a...

    Press Release • September 23rd, 2010

  • CustomFIRE Names Redstorm Fire & Rescue Apparatus as Their Mid-Atlantic Dealer

    OSCEOLA, WI (September 22, 2010) – CustomFIRE Apparatus, Inc., a Wisconsinbased manufacturer of highly customized fire apparatus, has appointed RedStorm Fire & Rescue Apparatus, Inc. as their exclusive dealer in the mid-Atlantic region. RedStorm...

    Press Release • September 23rd, 2010

  • AMKUS Releases 240SS Super Simo Power Plant

    The AMKUS 240 SS Super Simo Power Unit offers a new level of performance. This 240 volt single phase electric power unit operates two tools simultaneously with hose lengths up to 200’and provides performance virtually the same as the AMKUS Ultimate...

    Press Release • September 23rd, 2010

  • Ziamatic Announces NFPA Compliant Gear and Helmet Pouch

    YARDLEY, PA – Ziamatic Corp. presents the Personal Gear/Helmet Pouch, Model PGP-1. The strong, durable, PVC-coated polyester pouch includes grommets for simple and secure mounting to most surfaces. Mount the pouch inside the crew compartment and quickly...

    Press Release • September 23rd, 2010

  • Convoy Safety Technologies Unveiles the P6000X Obstacle Avoidance System

    Convoy Safety Technologies introduces the P6000X, “Iron Cross” as the world’s most heavy duty obstacle avoidance system. Engineered with the latest technology, small obstacles as far away as 30 feet are detected, avoiding many accidents that...

    Press Release • September 21st, 2010

  • Pierce Heavy-duty Aluminum Aerial Ladders Delivered to Houston

    Appleton, Wis. (Sept. 20, 2010) – Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, has delivered a pair of Pierce® Arrow XT™ 100-foot aluminum aerial ladders to the City of Houston Fire Department in Houston, Tex. The vehicles...

    Press Release • September 20th, 2010

  • FAMA Awards Scholarship to University of Maryland Student

    Chicago, IL-- August 28, 2010 – The Fire Apparatus Manufacturers’ Association has awarded its 2010 Phillip L. Turner Fire Protection Scholarship to University of Maryland student Jonathan Worden.

    Press Release • September 20th, 2010

  • CAAS Accredits First Fire-Based EMS Provider in Florida

    (Lauderdale Lakes, FL) – Broward County Sheriff Al Lamberti and Lauderdale Lakes Mayor Barrington A. Russell, Sr. unveil the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services’ decal on Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue # 37 on September 10, 2010.

    Press Release • September 17th, 2010

  • VF Imagewear Relaunches Horace Small’s First Responder Apparel Line

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – September 17, 2010 – VF Imagewear recently relaunched Horace Small®, a brand with a history of more than 70 years.  Horace Small, formerly known as The Force®, provides quality uniforms for law enforcement and first...

    Press Release • September 17th, 2010

  • FDNY Appoints Two Physicians to New Roles

    Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano today announced that Dr. David Prezant, a 25-year veteran of the Department, has been named FDNY’s Chief Medical Officer and Special Advisor to the Commissioner on Health Policy.  He also announced that Dr...

    Press Release • September 17th, 2010

  • Coxreels Rolls Out New SG Series Side-mount Reel with Guide Arm

    Coxreels® expands the capabilities of its existing spring retractable Side Mount Series of reels, adding a multi-position guide arm for maximum and convenient hose control. The versatile state-of-the-art SG Series features a simple two-bolt mounting...

    Press Release • September 17th, 2010

  • Bill Landreth Joins American LaFrance to Lead Aftermarket Division

    SUMMERVILLE, SC – As the nation’s oldest manufacturer of fire apparatus, American LaFrance understands the importance of providing quality service to its customers. To strengthen the company’s commitment to the thousands of vehicles carrying...

    Press Release • September 17th, 2010