Foam Symposium Continues with New Major Sponsors


Elkhart, IN, November 24, 2009 – The 2010 International Class A Foam and CAFS Academy in Glendale, Arizona will be sponsored by Elkhart Brass Mfg. Co., Inc., Waterous Worldwide, and Phos-Chek/ICL-PPLP.

The three-day academy, which begins February 18th, will be structured to include round-table discussions and hands-on training exercise along four training tracks:
• Basic: for those students new to foam
• Advanced: for students already using foam and with an understanding of the basic principles
• Administrators/Chiefs: for officers and administrators who need to know how to effectively implement and use foam in their departments
• Mechanics: for technicians who service, diagnose and repair systems

“It is our pleasure to join with Waterous and Phos-Chek in sponsoring the 2010 Class A Foam and CAFS Academy,” notes Don Sjolin, Vice-President of Marketing and Strategic Development. “Elkhart has always strongly supported knowledge and training as key to firefighter safety. A training class which combines modern firefighting techniques utilizing foam technology with informational teachings by both manufacturers and users is exactly the kind of event we are honored to promote.”

The full program guide and registration can be found at the various company websites:,, and Registration deadline is January 31, 2010.

About Elkhart Brass
Elkhart Brass Mfg. Co., Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high performance firefighting equipment. They have been owned and operated by the same family since they were founded in 1902. In addition to CAFS nozzles and the Intelligent CAF Selector Unibody valve controller, Elkhart Brass manufactures water cannons, firefighting nozzles, fireground appliances, foam eductors, apparatus valves and fittings, plus accessories for many of these components.

Don Sjolin
Elkhart Brass, Inc.
P.O. Box 1127 - Elkhart, IN 46515
(800) 346-0250 ext. 235
Fax: (574) 293-9914