E-ONE Acquires Rhino from Crash Rescue

 

Ocala, FL (October 20, 2011) – E-ONE acquired the patented Rhino multi-position, high performance bumper turret from Crash Rescue Equipment Services, Inc. Rhino is the preferred bumper turret for Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) crash trucks with more than 250 sold in the past 10 years.

“This acquisition allows us to invest in trusted technology and a proven product that will broaden our support for the fire rescue industry,” said Peter Guile, CEO of E-ONE. “Adding the Rhino will allow E-ONE to meet the unique needs of the aviation fire safety industry while also furthering our mission of producing innovative vehicles for the first responder community.”

The Rhino combines the dual flow rate of conventional primary turrets with the ability to lower its vertical position providing extinguishment characteristics to gain control of the fire. This technique has been proven in comprehensive independent testing, to be a more effective approach to fire fighting than the conventional roof turret, utilizing up to 40% less agent.

The Rhino will be available in two configurations: 375-750 GPM and 600-1200 GPM. E-ONE will stock parts, provide service and ensure a seamless transition from Crash Rescue for current Rhino customers. Rhino will continue to be available for sale, while being the standard solution for E-ONE ARFF trucks.

For more information on E-ONE’s Rhino or to locate a dealer near you, visit www.e-one.comwww.E-ONE.com or call 352-237-1122.

As a leading manufacturer of first responder vehicles, E-ONE engineers, manufactures and markets mission-critical vehicles including custom and commercial pumpers tankers, Water Master vacuum tankers, aerial ladders and platforms, command and communication apparatus, quick attack units, industrial trucks, and aircraft rescue firefighting vehicles. The company sells its products world-wide and is headquartered in Ocala, Florida. E-ONE is an ISO 9001 registered and CCC certified manufacturer. For more information, visit www.e-one.com.

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