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KIMTEK's FIRELITE and MEDLITE units installed aboard latest energy efficient first response vehicles

KIMTEK's FIRELITE and MEDLITE units installed aboard emergency vehicles KIMTEK CORPORATION, manufacturers of modular skid units for firefighting and emergency medical transport in ATVs / UTVs, and brush trucks, recently implemented their latest line of skid units that support energy efficient electric vehicles.  KIMTEK's commitment to environmental sustainability, quality construction and convenient, modular design features provides important advantages for makers of ele...

ASSA ABLOY Security Doors launches fire doors safety whitepaper

ASSA ABLOY launches whitepaper, an efficient fire door safety guide ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global supplier of door opening solutions, has launched a thought-provoking whitepaper focusing on the critical subject of fire door safety. Fire Door Safety The whitepaper covers key topics of fire door safety. These include the purpose and effectiveness of fire doors, fire door regulations, manufacturing and installation, and will be available...

KIMTEK collaborates with Mercedes Textiles for upgrades on Mercedes Booster Hose and Draft Kits

KIMTEK upgrades on Mercedes Textile’s Boostlite hose and Draftlite kit KIMTEK Corp., makers of MEDLITE and FIRELITE Transport skid units for off-road rescue and wildland firefighting, announced a new relationship with Mercedes Textiles, Canadian manufacturers of firefighting systems including fire hoses, couplings, adapters, accessories, and fire pumps. KIMTEK has made Mercedes Boostlite non-collapsible reel booster hose the new standard on all its UTV and Truck FIRELITE...

Advanced MxPro 5 fire panels helps protect the priceless collections at the National Galleries of Scotland

MxPro is Advanced’s flagship range of multiprotocol panels, offering customers a choice of two panel ranges The National Galleries of Scotland has selected industry-leading MxPro 5 fire panels from Advanced to protect all of its properties, including three major galleries holding priceless collections. Buildings protected by Advanced panels include the flagship Scottish National Gallery on Princes Street, Edinburgh, which is home to thousands of masterpieces from th...

Kentec to showcase its Syncro and Sigma range at Firex 2014 in London

Kentec to showcase its EN, UL & FM Analogue, Conventional & Extinguishant Fire Control Panel Solutions An exciting new London venue for International Firex is the perfect location for leading fire detection and alarm control products specialists Kentec Electronics Ltd to showcase their extensive EN, UL & FM Analogue, Conventional & Extinguishant Fire Control Panel Solutions. Life Safety System Specialists Kentec will be showing their market-leading Syncro...

Independent Fire Engineering and Distributors Association elects Nigel Walton as new Chairman

Nigel Walton elected as a Chairman of Independent Fire Engineering and Distributors Association Nigel Walton, Director at Abbot Fire Group, steps into the role having been an active member of the association for the past 9 years. IFEDA, the Independent Fire Engineering and Distributors Association, has elected a new Chairman for the association at their recent AGM. Nigel Walton, Director at Abbot Fire Group, steps into the role having been an active member of the association...

Rosenbauer Deutschland and Rosenbauer Feuerwehrtechnik set to merge

The new merger of Rosenbauer companies will lead to overall progress of the company The merger of these two companies, henceforth to be known as Rosenbauer Deutschland GmbH and  Rosenbauer Feuerwehrtechnik GmbH headquartered in Luckenwalde With retroactive effect from 1st January 2011, the Group's two German companies Rosenbauer Deutschland GmbH, headquartered in Passau, and the Luckenwalde-based Rosenbauer Feuerwehrtechnik GmbH are to merge. The merger of these two comp...

Lisa Yarussi appointed as the Vice President, Human Resource division, NFPA

Lisa Yarussi, Vice President Human Resources Division, NFPA Lisa Yarussi comes to NFPA with experience in the areas of publishing, medical manufacturing, health and wellness, retail, software, utilities and electrical distribution. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) announced the appointment of Lisa Yarussi as vice president of Human Resources. Yarussi will lead the Human Resources Division of the Quincy-based fire safety nonprofit which is known worldwide as a l...

Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue wins World Extrication Challenge with assistance from Vimpex

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Extrication Team  Realistic crash situations were created with vehicles and casualties. The teams had to rescue the trapped casualties safely and were awarded points on their performance.Makita Rescue Tools from Vimpex have helped Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue to be crowned champions at the recent World Extrication Challenge held in New Zealand.Teams from all over the world competed in three challenging extrication scenarios. Reali...

Pierce and Fire Chief magazine honors fire chiefs of the year 2011

2011 Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year, Robert Perry, of the Union Fire District in South Kingstown, R.I. Chief Robert Perry has been a volunteer firefighter for more than 40 years. He has served as the chief at the 300-member Union Fire District since 2004. Fire Chief Magazine, part of Penton Media, Inc.’s Public Infrastructure Group, and Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced the 2011 winners of the annual “Fire Chief of the Year&rdq...

Pierce Dash CF apparatus gets a boost up in sales

Cedar Hill , Bloomington and Cranbrook Fire and Emergency Services have placed orders for Dash CF Dash CF has generated much excitement and broad appeal as evidenced by recent orders from diverse regions of North America. Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company, kicked off its exhibition at Fire Rescue International (FRI) by displaying a total of nine trucks and showcasing the new Dash CF apparatus. Since its introduction in April this year, the Dash CF has gener...

Fire Rescue International 2011 witness vehicle capabilities of Pierce Manufacturing

Pierce Dash CF apparatus headlines a display at Fire Rescue International that includes nine Pierce vehicles Visitors to the Pierce booth experienced the NFFF Full Throttle Support 3 program, featuring a sweepstakes for the chance to win a custom one-of-a-kind Harley-Davidson Street Glide motorcycle and the opportunity to donate to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation Company , displayed nine fire and rescue vehicles at the...

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