Magirus GmbH News

Magirus Holds Press Conference To Present Its Product Range In Forest Fire-Fighting And Off-Road

Two-day indoor and outdoor press event in Ulm with innovations, world firsts and surprising news: Presentation of the FireBull tracked fire engine in cooperation with Kässbohrer Geländefahrzeug AG, expansion of the AirCore fire-fighting technology with the TLF AirCore and AirCore TAF60 and partnerships for the future. At the press conference in Ulm on 24th and 25th September 2020, Magirus demonstrates its comprehensive expertise and many years of know-how, especially in the field of o...

Magirus Announces The Appointment Of 25 New Apprentices

25 young people began their professional futures at Magirus. Team spirit and enthusiasm for technology are important prerequisites. 25 new apprentices have been taking the first steps of their professional careers. They are occupied in eight different vocations, including vehicle mechatronics, industrial mechanics, and electronics or construction mechanics, both in Germany and Austria. Twenty-three of them are starting their professional futures at Magirus's joint site with Iveco in Ulm, locate...

Magirus Announces The Launch Of TLF AirCore Turbine-Aided Extinguishing Turbine

The innovative, all-terrain tank pumper with the efficient AirCore extinguishing turbine mounted on a lifting device opens up new, previously unavailable possibilities for effective forest and surface fire-fighting. Premiere for the TLF AirCore: For the first time, Magirus presents the new turbine-aided fire-fighting vehicle to representatives of the press, partners and invited guests on 24 and 25 September 2020. After the unveiling, the new vehicle was shown directly in action on the plant's ow...

Magirus Demonstrates The Benefits Of The Maximum Extinguishing Power In Magirus FireBull

Launch of the one of world's first production-ready tracked fire engine The Magirus FireBull combines efficient AirCore extinguishing technology, flexible superstructure options and the all-terrain PowerBully chassis from Kässbohrer Geländefahrzeug AG to form a fully developed solution for use in vegetation fires. On the second day of this year’s press conference in Ulm, Magirus presented FireBull; another solution ready for series production in the field of off-road and forest...

London Fire Brigade Announces The Launch Of A New Suite Of Turntable Aerial Ladders To Deal With High Rise Incidents

New aerial ladders that are more responsive to drive, faster to set up and with greater rescue capabilities are soon to hit the streets of London as the Brigade continues to improve its ability to deal with high rise incidents. Twelve new 32 meter appliances known as turntable ladders are part of the aerial replacement project and have many improvements on the existing fleet, the biggest being that the ladder articulates, allowing for greater maneuverability. The articulating top section means...

Magirus Announces The Launch Of Their New Magirus EC-Line Fire Engines At Interschutz-Online

Launched at the Interschutz-Online, Magirus presents the next generation of its Excellence Class. The successful series of fire engines with the latest four-wheel drive chassis and state-of-the-art equipment is available as the LF 10 and the HLF 20. With its unveiling of the EC-Line 3 at the INTERSCHUTZ-Online, Magirus is launching the next generation of its revolutionary Excellence Class, or EC-Line for short. Now offered as the LF 10 (all-wheel drive) tank pumper and the HLF 20 (all-wheel dri...

Magirus Makes A Statement On Their Company’s Progress During The COVID-19 Pandemic

During the current pandemic caused by the Coronavirus, global supply chains and operational processes are facing an unprecedent level of difficulty, restrictions at different levels including strong travel bans, too. At the same time, in situations like these, the employees in Magirus are committed to do everything in their power to keep their products in operation at any time. The company is working intensively with their suppliers and they will implement all the necessary actions to protect t...

Magirus Lohr Announces New Fire Engines Production Plant Site In Zettling, Near Graz, Austria

For almost 100 years, Magirus Lohr has manufactured fire engines in Hönigtal near Kainbach in Austria. As a result of successful business developments in recent years, there is a requirement to accommodate potential growth. “Following increasing demand, we started a strategic search for a new location in 2017,” said Christian Reisl, Managing Director, Magirus Lohr, adding “Due to the specific topographic conditions, there is no possibility for expansion at the Hönigta...

Magirus Firefighting Vehicles Manufacturer With Eco-Friendly Firefighting Technology

Building firefighting vehicles can be best understood by firefighters themselves. That, at least, was the firm belief championed some 150 years ago by Conrad Dietrich Magirus - a passionate firefighter himself, not to mention the visionary and founder behind the company that bears his name. In keeping with this claim and tradition, Magirus is still committed to developing and manufacturing the most cutting-edge and reliable firefighting vehicles, ladders and integrated and portable fire pumps....

Magirus Announces The Launch Of New Electric And CNG-Powered (H)LF Fire Engines In The iDL Series

A 10 tank pumper expands the "Innovative Drive Line" series. Following the introduction of small electric fire engines, the company is thus taking the next step in the development of directly deployable fire-fighting vehicles with reliable, alternative drive technology. At its yearly press conference in Ulm, Magirus is the world’s first manufacturer of vehicles for fire and disaster protection to present a natural gas-powered tank pumper. The company is thus consistently taking the next s...

Magirus Recounts The History Of The Introduction Of The First Turntable Ladder

In 1994, the company introduced the first turntable ladder with an articulated arm - a paradigm shift in turntable ladders. Magirus is celebrating the anniversary with an exhibition in front of the Ulm Minster and a limited special edition of 25 articulated ladders. 25 years ago, Magirus presented the first turntable ladder with an articulated arm at the Interschutz in Hanover, Germany. The traditional Ulm-based company revolutionized turntable ladders at the renowned trade fair for fire brigad...

Magirus Arranges Guided Site Tour For Ronja Kemmer, A Member Of The German Parliament

Ronja Kemmer, member of the German parliament, visited the mutual Magirus and Iveco site in Ulm, in June. During a personal conversation with Marc Diening, President & CEO of Magirus, she showed great interest in the Ulm-based company with its long-standing tradition and was duly impressed by the upcoming developments in the field of firefighting and disaster protection: “The world of fire and rescue services is also in transition. Seeing the opportunities that arise for Magirus in Ge...

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