Clintonville, Wisconsin (February 9, 2011) - Seagrave Fire Apparatus announced that Great Lakes Fire Apparatus has joined their sales network as a new distributor in Michigan and Northwest Ohio.
Great Lakes Fire Apparatus will offer a full range of Seagrave custom chassis pumper, tanker, rescue and aerial fire trucks for municipal and volunteer fire departments and commercial pumper, tanker and rescue fire trucks for rural markets.
"This dynamic combination of superior products and service will provide the highest level of support for Seagrave customers throughout the Michigan and Northwest Ohio markets" said A. Joseph Neiner, Seagrave's Chairman and CEO.
Headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, Great Lakes Fire Apparatus is dedicated to providing the emergency service community with the highest quality products and services available in the industry. Great Lakes Fire Apparatus was founded by the same executive team that founded and continues to operate Great Lakes Service Center, Inc., which is a diversified supplier of commercial vehicles, specialty equipment, and fleet management services. "With more than 30 years of experience in the specialty vehicle and equipment industry, Great Lakes Fire Apparatus has the resources and expertise required to meet the rigorous demands of the fire service community" said Joe Neiner.
Seagrave was founded in Detroit, Michigan, in 1881. Seagrave is the oldest, continuous manufacturer of fire apparatus in North America and has built a reputation for safety, durability, longevity and dependable performance, proven in the most demanding Fire Departments across the nation.