Spartan Motors, Inc. News

Spartan Motors Sponsors Detroit Public Safety Foundation's Sixth Annual Above And Beyond Awards Ceremony

In alignment with its position as a pioneer in enhanced safety technology engineering and manufacturing, Spartan Emergency Response ("Spartan" or "Spartan ER"), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc., served as a Chief Sponsor of the Detroit Public Safety Foundation's (DPSF) Sixth Annual Above and Beyond Awards Ceremony in Detroit. This is the 4th year Spartan Motors, Inc. has been a sponsor of the awards. The Detroit Public Safety Foundation hosts this signature event to recognize first respo...

Spartan Receives Order For 13 Custom Fire Apparatus From Metropolitan Fire Department In Texas

Spartan Emergency Response, a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc., has received an order for 13 of its industry-leading custom fire apparatus to be delivered to a metropolitan fire department in Texas. The order includes nine custom built engines, one high-pressure engine for downtown high-rise operations, two 105-foot aerials and one 100-foot rear mount platform. This order adds to Spartan's already established and growing footprint in the State of Texas, including Metropolitan and County Fi...

Spartan Motors' Dealers Showcase Safety And Security Solutions At Firehouse Expo 2018

Spartan Emergency Response ("Spartan" or "Spartan ER"), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. partnered with several of its dealers to demonstrate its globally renowned first responder safety technologies during the recent Firehouse Expo in Nashville, Tennessee. Spartan Advanced Protection System The event featured the Spartan Advanced Protection System which was displayed on two vehicles—the Metro Star 75' Rear Mount Smeal Ladder Demonstration Unit and the Metro Star MFD 10" Raised Ro...

Spartan hosts manufacturers, fire truck technicians from across North America for FTTC 2018

Spartan Emergency Response, a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc., will host equipment manufacturers, dealers, service centre representatives, emergency vehicle technicians, and first responder driver-operators from across the U.S., Canada, and Latin America next week for its Fire Truck Training Conference (FTTC); the industry's largest emergency vehicle training-centric symposium. The annual event, in its 24th year, will be held at The Lansing Center in Lansing, Michigan, from September 30 to...

Spartan Emergency Response expands Latin American presence with orders for apparatus built on Spartan cabs and chassis

Spartan Emergency Response gets latest orders for Spartan apparatus Spartan Emergency Response, a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc, advances its position as the global supplier of safety driven design with two significant orders for apparatus built on custom Spartan cabs and chassis that are expected be delivered to Latin America later this month. The Cuerpo de Bomberos de Puerto Rico and the Cuerpo de Bomberos de Santiago chose Spartan apparatus equipped with Spartan Adva...

Spartan Chassis to provide International light armored vehicles to BAE Systems

Spartan Chassis Inc. is a subsidiary of Spartan Motors known for advanced tactical vehicle Spartan has a proven history of building ILAVs for BAE Systems since 2006 and has delivered over 700 of these vehicles to Iraq, Yemen and United States military customers. Spartan Chassis, Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc. has received a multi-million dollar subcontract award from defense contractor BAE Systems to support the production of advanced tactical vehicles and spare...

Michael Bowman becomes Spartan Chassis's new Director of Emergency Response Chassis Sales

Spartan Chassis manufactures and designs chassis for emergency, response and defense vehicles  Michael Bowman has served for many years both as a firefighter and a fire chief. Ed Dobbs, Senior Vice President of the Emergency Response Chassis Division of Spartan Motors Chassis, Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc., has announced the promotion of Michael Bowman to Director of Emergency Response Chassis Sales. "Having served many years as both firefighter and Fire Chi...

Increasing customer demands makes Crimson Fire Aerials relocate to Ephrata, Pennsylvania

Crimson Fire's new facility is designed to manufacture aerials The new plant, which is just minutes away from Crimson Fire's current facility in Lancaster, provides manufacturing space, as well as multiple bays for service and refurbishment work. An industry leader in emergency response aerial products, Crimson Fire Aerials, Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc. is relocating its manufacturing and service operations to nearby Ephrata, Penn. The facility is designed and c...

Spartan's 2010 Emissions Gladiator Classic takes over Chicago

Spacious Gladiator with 600 HP and certifed Cummins ISX diesel  engine Spartan Motors, Inc showcased its cutting-edge line of emergency-response cabs and chassis at Fire-Rescue International conference and Exhibition in Chicago. Spartan Motors Chassis, Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc., showcased its cutting-edge line of 2010 emergency-response cabs and chassis as the Fire-Rescue International (FRI) Conference and Exhibition gets underwa...

National Junior Firefighter Academy courses registration open now

The firefighter program will cover topics like youth leadership, the future in fire service and youth activities National Junior Firefighter Academy courses are limited to 75 junior firefighters and 50 program advisors. The National Volunteer Fire Council’s (NVFC) National Junior Firefighter Program has partnered with Firehouse Expo, Spartan Motors, Inc., and California Casualty to provide two courses targeted for junior firefighters and junior firefighter program advis...

Spartan Motors further strengthens commitment to the emergency vehicle market

The Road Rescue manufacturing facility in South Carolina Investments in facilities and equipment will increase productivity In a move to strengthen its operations and performance, Road Rescue has received additional capital investment and leadership support from its parent company, Spartan Motors, Inc. As part of a strategic initiative announced six months ago, Spartan Motors has made capital investments in facilities and equipment to strengthen the Marion, S.C. manufactur...

Crimson Fire consolidates body styles into new Star Series

Crimson Fire will launch a new truck body style - the Star series - at FDIC Crimson Fire is unveiling a new body style for its custom fire trucks and aerials today at FDIC, the fire-rescue industry's biggest trade show. Crimson Fire, which is a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc., has consolidated the best features of its previous models - the E, E-Lite, Star and SE - into the new Star Series, a high quality, heavy-duty body. The product line utilizes a single method of...

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