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  • Pierce Mfg. Partners with IAFC on Chief of the Year Award

    Press Release
    Posted: February 16th, 2014

    Pierce Manufacturing, a long-time supporter in recognizing excellence among fire service leaders, has partnered with the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) to present the IAFC Fire Chief of the Year award. This prestigious honor will recognize one career and one volunteer fire chief for their leadership, innovation, professional development, integrity, service to the public and contributions as a whole to the fire service. The award will be presented this August in Dallas...


  • Continental Offers New, Highly Programmable Washer

    Product
    Posted: January 9th, 2014

    Oshkosh, Wis.--Continental ExpressWash™ Washers properly clean firefighter protective gear according to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and gear manufacturer guidelines. Because ExpressWash Washers are highly programmable, they not only properly clean today’s protective fabrics, they will properly clean future fabrics yet to be...


  • Continental Offers Highly Programmable Gear Washer

    Press Release
    Posted: January 9th, 2014

    Oshkosh, Wis.--Continental ExpressWash™ Washers properly clean firefighter protective gear according to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and gear manufacturer guidelines. Because ExpressWash Washers are highly programmable, they not only properly clean today’s protective fabrics, they will properly clean future fabrics yet to be...


  • Aladtec Offers Easier Online Way of Managing Schedules

    Press Release
    Posted: January 2nd, 2014

    December 31, 2013 - Hudson, WI - Gone are the days when you had no choice but to use paper and pencil, spreadsheets, calendars or a whiteboard to display your organization’s work schedule. And, gone are the many challenges involved in keeping it up-to-date and error free. As George Bernard Shaw said, “Progress is impossible without...


  • Pierce Announce Mobile Training Unit Schedule

    Press Release
    Posted: December 30th, 2013

    Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, has announced its 2014 regional training schedule for Pierce dealers and customers. The company is offering a wide range of apparatus maintenance and troubleshooting classes – featuring a new mobile training unit – at three locations: Appleton, Wisconsin; Palmetto, Florida...


  • Fire Service Business Brightens in 2013

    News
    Firehouse.com News
    Posted: December 26th, 2013

    While the fire service didn't experience a huge growth spurt in 2013, it did manage some modest gains making prospects for 2014 much brighter.


  • Airspace Redesigns CO And Flammable Gas Detectors

    Product
    Posted: September 27th, 2013

    The newly redesigned Airspace products offer 25 percent longer battery life and additional efficiency by using motion switch technology. A backlight has been added for the LCD readout and more alarm lights have been added. Retained in the new models is the Airspace, industry first five year warranty – which includes the sensor. A failure...