Fire Industry News for July 2019

Oshkosh Corporation Appoints General Raymond T. Odierno As Its Board Of Directors

Oshkosh Corporation, a manufacturer of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies, announces that retired General Raymond T. Odierno has been appointed to its Board of Directors. With the appointment of General Odierno, Oshkosh Corporation has 12 board members. General Odierno has 39 years of service in the United States Army and has held many distinguished positions of increasing responsibility at every level of the Army, with service in both the Persian Gulf and Iraq Wars. During Operation Iraqi F...

REV Group Fire Division Unveils Latest Axis Smart Truck Technology For The Fire Service

REV Group, a US$ 2.3 billion manufacturer of globally renowned specialty vehicle brands, is proud to announce the new AXIS Smart Truck Technology, a secure revolutionary system that is engineered specifically for the fire service. This intelligent truck platform is for all E-ONE, Ferrara, and KME branded vehicles. AXIS Smart Truck Technology With the AXIS Smart Truck Technology, fire departments can continuously and remotely monitor the health or condition of their apparatus, which vastly impr...

Superior Uniform Group Renamed As Superior Group Of Companies To Embody Its Position As A Parent Company Of Branding Divisions

At nearly 100 years old, a $267 million publicly traded company is rebranding itself to better reflect its diverse offerings. Superior Uniform Group, Inc. shareholders voted to approve changing its name to Superior Group of Companies to better embody its position as a parent company of branding divisions at its annual meeting on Thursday afternoon. SGC serves some of the world’s most respected brands with call centre support, custom promotional products and uniforms. The company delivers...

Task Force Tips (TFT) Announces Release Of ER Nozzles For Even The Smallest And Largest RC Monitors At FDIC International 2018

One of the biggest fire safety and security event globally, FDIC International 2018 saw Task Force Tips introduce new ER nozzles for its largest and its smallest RC monitors. TFT Tsunami high volume monitors Industrial customers are rapidly adopting Task Force Tips’ Tsunami high volume (2700 to 8000 gpm) RC monitors for fixed, trailer and apparatus applications and were looking for a dispersed pattern nozzle. The new 6” remote control VORTEX nozzle when used with stacked tips prov...

Autronica Fire And Security Launches Outdoor Flame Detector, Facade Protection

High-rises, schools, daycare centres, museums, asylum centres, cultural heritage – over the last years there have been many examples of fires originating in facades causing much damage. These fires are not discovered before the smoke has seeped into the building, where the detectors are located. By then it might be too late. One of the major challenges protecting the outside of buildings is isolating the monitoring to just the facade, and not the surrounding areas. Sun, rain, and dirt are...

AMKUS Rescue Systems Launches ION Battery Powered Rescue Tool Family For First Responders

AMKUS Rescue Systems has introduced a next generation of the ION battery powered rescue tool family. The ION 2.0 cutter, spreaders, combination tool and RAM all utilize the DEWALT FLEXVOLTTM battery platform. The 60 volt battery operates ION 2.0 tools and will also power both 60 volt and 20 volt DEWALT tools. It is the only battery that automatically changes voltages when you change tools, so you can share batteries between ION tools and other tools like saws and drills. Batteries are readily a...

Sepura Tests Gateway Radio Solution At Lyon-Bron Airport With Its Partner Sysoco

Sepura's partner in France, Sysoco, has successfully tested a gateway radio solution ahead of a planned roll-out at Lyon-Bron and Lyon Saint-Exupery Airports. Sysoco took part in a rapid intervention drill to demonstrate the synchronization of communications between the Fire and Rescue services (SSLIA), the Fire and Rescue Service of Rhone-Alpes, alongside fuel company Total. Fully-Laden Fuel Tanker The simulation scenario involved attending the scene of an accident between an airplane and a...

Magirus Delivers 19 Articulated Turntable Ladders With Articulated Arms To The Czech Republic

The Czech Republic relies on Magirus articulated technology to equip its fire service. The Ministry of the Interior has again put several of the world's highest articulated turntable ladders into service. Fire departments in all country districts now have Magirus turntable ladders with articulated arms. In March 2018, Magirus delivered the remainder of the Czech Republic's order for 19 turntable ladders. The Ministry of the Interior's Directorate General of Fire Rescue Service commissioned the...

Sepura Provides Its TETRA Digital Radios To Onda City Council’ Police Force

Sepura partners for the Spain region, Zenon Digital Radio and Adesal Telecom, have provided Onda City Council with new TETRA digital radios to supply their police force. Onda is a town in Valencia, eastern Spain with over 25,000 inhabitants to keep safe. The City Council wanted to facilitate and accelerate the work of the Local Police and improve their efficiency. In order to do this, the City Council purchased new Sepura digital radios. Providing Crime Prevention The move to digital has conn...

Sepura’s SC21 Hand-Portable Receives Approval From Airwave And NCSC For Use On UK's Airwave Network

Sepura's SC21 hand-portable has been approved for use by both Airwave and the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) for use on the UK's Airwave Network. This is the second terminal in Sepura's SC2 Series to receive network approval, joining its stablemate the SC20 as an advanced solution for mission critical voice and data communications. The SC21 is the latest terminal in the extensive TETRA range that Sepura supplies to UK mission critical users and provides a number of unique benefits to sup...

BMWi Signs A Public Contract For TETRA Digital Radios With Sepura And Hytera

The public contract between the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and Sepura / Hytera was signed after careful and diligent examination of Sepura TETRA radios. Security concerns over radios used on the German BD BOS Digital Radio Network following the purchase of Sepura plc by Hytera prompted an audit. Sepura plc, Cambridge remains independent and responsible for the development of TETRA terminals as part of the Hytera group. The Sepura subsidiary, Sepura Deutschlan...

Bronto Skylift’s Fire Safety Equipment Firm Partner, Height For Hire Celebrates 40 Years In The Fire Safety And Security Industry

Bronto Skylift’s long-term partner, Height for Hire has just celebrated their company’s 40-year milestone in the fire safety and security industry. During this time, Bronto Skylift has supplied 2,46 kilometers of Bronto’s varied security platforms to the UK-based firm. That’s a lot of height to hire! Bronto Skylift stated that they truly appreciate Height for Hire’s approach in their fire safety and security business. They go the extra mile to understand their cust...

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