Compressors news

Hi-line Industries enhances Tundra range of refrigeration dryers with energy efficient features and Hi-Flo heat exchanger

Tundra series comprises 16 models spanning compressed air flows from 22 to 1700 cfm Hi-line Industries, an established and reputable UK manufacturer of high-quality compressed air purification equipment, has made a number of enhancements to its already class-leading Tundra range of refrigeration dryers. Thanks to an impeccable reliability rate, with zero failures from hundreds of models already sold, the 2018 series is offered with a new two-year warranty. Moreover, the latest...

Pierce Manufacturing provides 15 fire and emergency apparatus to Clackamas Fire District in Oregon

The purchase includes Pierce custom pumpers, aerial tillers, tankers, rescues and wildland units Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, recently announced an order for 15 Pierce fire and emergency apparatus from Clackamas Fire District #1 in Oregon. The purchase includes six Pierce® Dash® CF custom pumpers, two Pierce Arrow XT™ aerial tillers, three Pierce 3,000-gallon tankers, two Pierce Type 3 wildland apparatus, one Pierce Arrow XT heavy-du...

INTERSCHUTZ 2015 to be the biggest event for fire prevention, disaster relief, rescue and security

INTERSCHUTZ 2015 generally attracts around 1,300 exhibitors from more than 40 countries Dr. Thomas de Maizière, Minister of the Interior, praised the commitment of the many volunteers working with Germany’s technical civil defense organisation, the voluntary fire service and other relief organisations. According to de Maizière, who is also serving as the patron of INTERSCHUTZ 2015 in Hannover, approx. 1.7 million volunteers form the backbone of Germany&...

Intersec 2015 to have record turnout of safety and security companies from Germany, UK and the USA

The three-day event nears sell-out three months ahead of opening its doors for the 17th time World's premier safety and security exhibition expects stronger than ever turnout as global players converge in growing market. A record turn-out of safety and security companies from Germany, UK and the USA will be at the forefront of international participation at Intersec 2015, as the three-day event nears sell-out three months ahead of opening its doors for the 17th time. Organis...

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...

FIREX 2011 in pictures

TheBigRedGuide.com was at FIREX 2011 this year to check out the latest offerings in the fire industry: See the album with captions

National Fire Academy recognizes Bunker Hill Fire Protection and Safety Programme as FESHE school

Bunker Hill students can now receive certificates from the National Fire Academy, part of the DHS The National Fire Academy has recognised the Bunker Hill Community College Fire Protection and Safety Program as meeting all requirements for the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Curriculum. FESHE online and classroom courses are taught by professional firefighters, including deputy chiefs and chiefs of area fire departments. Students who complete the required...

NFPA and Ford join hands to provide Electric Vehicle Safety Training

The Electric Vehicle Safety Training programme educates in fire safety The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has announced its collaboration with Ford Motor Company to provide electric vehicle safety training to first responders. The announcement comes as Ford prepares to launch the 2012 Focus Electric its new all-electric vehicle in 19 markets at the end of this year. Ford joins Chevrolet and Nissan in working with NFPA as part of its Electric Vehicle Saf...

FDIC 2011 in pictures

FDIC is the largest fire rescue and training conference and exhibition and this year saw the largest audience of the event to date. With over 28,700 registered attendees, the FDIC 2011 was buzzing with industry professionals viewing the latest innovations, equipment, and fire apparatus in the industry.  TheBigRedGuide.com was at show to capture some of this year's highlights. See the album with captions  

William Brown and Scott Buckhout appointed at two key posts with UTC Fire and Security

UTC Fire & Security grew its sales from $4.2 billion to $6.5 billion  Under Brown's leadership, UTC Fire & Security completed over 40 acquisitions to improve product offerings and expand the company's geographic reach, culminating in the 2010 acquisition of GE Security. United Technologies Corp. has appointed William M. Brown as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Development, to provide a comprehensive and fully integrated approach to acquisitions an...

Fire safety guidelines released by NASHiCS and CFOA

The fire safety guidelines were published by NASHiCS in collaboration with CFOA New fire safety guidance measures for residential care homes have been published by two safety organisations. The guidelines were released by the National Association for Safety and Health in Care Services (NASHiCS) in collaboration with the Chief Fire Officers' Association (CFOA) and are aimed at supplementing the current guide published by the Department for Communities and Local Government. Da...

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