AMKUS Rescue Systems News

AMKUS introduces GH2B-MCH Mini Power Unit extrication tool

The GH2B-MCH offers two tool simultaneous operation with “BOOST” mode AMKUS Rescue Systems (Downers Grove, IL) is proud to introduce their latest innovation in high performance extrication tools and equipment, the GH2B-MCH Mini Power Unit. The GH2B-MCH offers two tool simultaneous operation with “BOOST” mode. When in alternate operation, “BOOST” mode will increase tool speed in both pump stages. Weighing in at approximately 58 lbs., the com...

AMKUS donates vehicle rescue tools to The Illinois Fire Service Institute

The new tools are in addition to tools already in service from AMKUS The Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) took delivery of more than $37,000 worth of vehicle rescue tools just in time for its 87th Annual Fire College. The tools donated by AMKUS Rescue Systems are on loan to IFSI for use in their vehicle/machinery rescue classes and included cutters, spreaders, push-pull rams and Honda power units. The new tools are in addition to tools already in service from AMKUS. "W...

AMKUS chosen as Rescue System Supplier For NASCAR until 2015

NASCAR renews sponsorship agreement with AMKUS  which runs through 2015   NASCAR has renewed its sponsorship agreement with AMKUS, the tool-making company that serves as the "rescue system supplier" for all of NASCAR's racing series. The new agreement now runs through 2015. For more than three decades, AMKUS has provided the power operated rescue tools and equipment that NASCAR relies on at its racing venues for emergency extrication purposes. The quality, efficien...

AMKUS Rescue Systems offers single connection coupler

AMKUS works to create the best tools and systems for rescue teams to use in saving lives AMKUS Rescue Systems now offers a single connection coupler.  The mono coupling allows connecting and disconnecting of tools while the line is under flow (in most cases it’s not necessary to place the directional control of the power unit in the neutral position).   The mono coupling can convert standard AMKUS twin line hoses into a single connection allowing customers...

New car technology - are you prepared?

The new AMK-22 C.O.T from AMKUS will be introduced at FDIC 2009  AMKUS is excited to introduce the AMK-22 C.O.T. (Cutter of Tomorrow) at the FDIC show in Indianapolis, IN on April 23-25, 2009. The AMK-22 Cutter is designed to handle the stronger materials used in new model vehicles such as boron steel, martensite and other high strength steels.Product features:   Proven blade design combined with more power. Increased power to tackle the demands of new car...

AMKUS appoints Five Star Fire for the State of Connecticut

AMKUS, Inc. have chosen Five Star Fire as their new Connecticut distributor Leading company chooses new Connecticut distributor AMKUS, Inc. proudly welcomes Five Star Fire as the new authorized distributor for sales and service for the State of Connecticut. After reviewing this area with the previous dealer, who has served the state well for several years, there was a mutual agreement that the fire agencies in Connecticut could benefit from an "internally located" distri...

AMKUS appoints Wilde Fire Equipment for Eastern New York

AMKUS, Inc. proudly introduces Wilde Fire Equipment as the new Authorized Distributor for Sales and Service in the territory of Eastern New York. AMKUS Rescue Systems has always been a very strong and critical part of the Fire and Rescue Services within New York State. Wilde Fire Equipment was associated with the AMKUS product line as it was developed in the late 1970's and early 80's. After many years, we are proud to reunite with Wilde Fire Equipment with all intentions of increasing and elev...

AMKUS appoints First Due Emergency Supply for Southern New Jersey

"Professionals Serving Professionals" has been the motto of First Due Emergency Supply Company since it was organized in 1995 by President and Owner Joe Adelman. Northeast Regional Sales Manager for AMKUS, Bob Linster, chose First Due for their outstanding reputation and ability to meet the needs of Fire, EMS, Rescue and Police personnel in the Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey region. Bob commented: "First Due's emphasis is on the customer's needs through a highly driven sales force and the...

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