Amerex Corp. News

Zico Introduces QR-FEH-1 Quick-Release Fire Extinguisher Holder For Safer Storage

Ziamatic Corp. introduces the new Quick-Release Fire Extinguisher Holder, Model QR-FEH-1, a safer, more dependable way to store 5 lb. fire extinguishers in the crew area of an ambulance or fire apparatus. While the majority of fire extinguisher mounts are designed for the walls of buildings, the Fire Extinguisher Holder was designed specifically for use in moving vehicles, specially-engineered to protect personnel in the event of a collision or rollover event. SAE-J3043, NFPA, AMD, and GSA comp...

Amerex Announces Z-Series Line Of High-Performance Fire Extinguishers

Since 1971, Amerex has provided the highest quality fire protection products. Deep relationships with customers give the insight to innovate and provide end users with the solutions they need. Every extinguisher, no matter how well manufactured, is vulnerable to corrosive elements, such as salt air in coastal installations over a long period of time. These environments can cause significant structural damage to a regular fire extinguisher, impairing its functionality and potentially making its...

Three Members From Amerex To Become Special Government Employees To Work Alongside OSHA

Amerex team members Robert Fisher, Kaleigh Fleming and Stephani Riley are now Special Government Employees. The Special Government Employee (SGE) Program was established to allow industry employees to work alongside the Occupational Health and Safety administration (OSHA), particularly during Voluntary Protection Program site evaluations. This innovative program benefits OSHA by supplementing its on-site evaluation teams, and gives industry and government an opportunity to work together and sha...

Amerex Member Craig Voelkert Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award From National Association Of Fire Equipment Distributors

The National Association of Fire Equipment Distributors (NAFED) recently honored longtime Amerex team member and industry icon, Craig Voelkert, with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Craig exemplified this significant honor through his dedication to progressing the fire suppression industry. His commitment to innovation and industry engagement led to product advancements that are critical elements of life safety. In the early 1990s, Amerex founder Ned Paine discovered Craig at a Nevada fire schoo...

Amerex Adds STRIKE Electronic Control System To Its KP Restaurant Fire Suppression System

Amerex develops and builds its products at a state-of-the-art production facility in Trussville, Alabama, with commitment to the highest standards of quality, service, innovation and value, ensuring every aspect of their business lives up to them. Driven by that commitment to delivering the best for their customers, they are proud to announce the addition of the STRIKE Electronic Control System (ECS) to their KP™ Restaurant Fire Suppression System. STRIKE has completed UL testing and is n...

Amerex Conducts A Cookout Activity To Celebrate A Major Fire Safety Milestone

As a pioneer producer of commercial and industrial fire extinguishers and fire suppression products, each work day is filled with activity at Trussville’s Amerex Corporation. Thousands of Amerex products are produced and shipped to customers throughout the US and the around the world. But regardless of production levels, team member safety is always the top priority at Amerex. As a result, Amerex recently surpassed a milestone measured by many manufacturing companies. No Amerex team membe...

Amerex Develops A New Corrosion-Resistant Paint Process For All Vehicle Systems Agent Cylinders

Amerex is constantly innovating to meet customers’ needs by listening and improving its products. Quality, service and innovation are at the forefront of their operations. Amerex has developed and implemented a new corrosion-resistant paint process for all vehicle systems agent cylinders, nitrogen cylinders and their brackets by infusing zinc into the primer coat. While this product improvement doesn’t affect the extinguisher price, it will better protect the agent cylinders. Now av...

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