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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...

Pierce Ascendant 110-foot aerial platform purchased by Town of Taber Fire Department, Alberta

The Pierce aerial platform delivers an industry-leading 110-foot vertical reach and 90-foot horizontal reach Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, received an order for a Pierce Ascendant 110-foot single rear axle quint aerial platform from the Town of Taber Fire Department located in south central Alberta, Canada. Built on a Pierce Enforcer chassis, the aerial platform delivers an industry-leading 110-foot vertical reach and a 90-foot horizontal reach. T...

Pierce Manufacturing receives 107th order for its Pierce Ascendant 107-foot aerial ladder

Innovative aerial apparatus, the most popular in Pierce’s history, continues its upward sales trajectory Pierce Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation) company, has received the 107th order for its Pierce Ascendant 107-foot steel heavy-duty aerial ladder. The vehicle was purchased by the City of Keene Fire Department in Keene, N.H. “We are gratified to know the intensive and extensive work Pierce invested into the Ascendant has been so well received by fire d...

Indianapolis Fire Department purchases seven custom fire apparatus from Pierce

Five Saber pumpers and two Arrow XT heavy-duty ladders join growing Pierce fleet Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company, has placed five Pierce® Saber® pumpers and two Pierce Arrow XT™ 75-foot heavy-duty aerial ladders into service with the Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) in Indianapolis, Ind. The seven apparatus join 40 Pierce custom apparatus now serving at IFD. Repeat purchases reflect confidence “We are very proud that IFD has purcha...

Pierce Ascendant 107-foot steel heavy-duty aerial ladder hits the popularity charts with more than 60 orders

The Ascendant aerial passed all NFPA structural and stability testing requirements prior to its launch Pierce Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has received over 60 orders and counting for its game-changing Pierce® Ascendant™ 107-foot steel heavy-duty aerial ladder since its unveiling last year, making it the most popular new aerial apparatus in the Company’s history. The Pierce Ascendant’s advanced level of strength and performance in...

Pierce Manufacturing supplies its Dash CF pumpers and ladder to Irving Fire Department in Texas

Pierce delivered three Dash CF pumpers and 105-foot heavy-duty ladder apparatus to the Irving Fire Department Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, delivered three Pierce® Dash® CF pumpers and a Dash CF 105-foot heavy-duty ladder apparatus to the Irving Fire Department in Irving, Texas. Pierce has sold the innovative Dash CF chassis to six fire departments within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex within the past 18 months. “The Pierce Dash CF...

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...

Shropshire's Lord Lieutenant and High Sheriff visit Shrewsbury fire HQ

During their visit the VIPs toured the control room and visited the emergency vehicle workshops Shropshire's Lord Lieutenant and High Sheriff had an elevated view in an Aerial Ladder Platform as part of a tour of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service. The two dignitaries were visiting Shrewsbury fire HQ which re-opened two years ago after a major renovation to overhaul the existing 1970's dilapidated buildings. Assistant Chief Fire Officer Andy Johnson said: "This has been a go...

Ferrara Fire Apparatus announces America’s Bravest Equipment as its new dealer

Ferrara Fire Apparatus manufactures a full line of fire, emergency and rescue vehicles Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc., America’s premier custom fire apparatus manufacturer, announced recently that America’s Bravest Equipment company is their new dealer in central and eastern Kentucky. America’s Bravest is led by company president Dave Goldsmith. Ferrara Fire Apparatus President/CEO Chris Ferrara said, “We’ve been aggressively growing our dealer net...

Pierce Manufacturing supplies four apparatus to Tennessee’s Mt. Juliet fire department

The vehicles include a Velocity 100-foot aerial platform, Velocity 105-foot aerial ladder, and identical Impel pumpers Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company, has delivered four apparatus to Tennessee’s Mt. Juliet Fire department. The vehicles include a Pierce Velocity 100-foot aerial platform, a Pierce Velocity 105-foot heavy-duty aerial ladder, and two identical Pierce Impel pumpers. The fleet of vehicles was acquired through a government tax-exempt pro...

Advanced Electronics welcomes Robin Kemp as its regional sales manager

Robin will work to bring in new business in the key London and the South East marketplace Leading fire systems manufacturer Advanced has boosted its team in South East England with the appointment of Robin Kemp as regional sales manager. Formed in the UK 14 years ago, Advanced now markets its panels, fire systems, fire paging and suppression and extinguishing control panels in over 60 countries worldwide. The company’s continuing growth is in part due to exceptional...

Oshokosh Corporation delivers Striker aircraft and Pierce Custom apparatus to Singapore's Changi Airport

Oshkosh’s new generation Striker has fire suppression technology and unmatched chassis performance The Oshkosh Fire & Emergency segment of the Oshkosh Corporation delivered and placed into service five new generation Oshkosh Striker aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) vehicles and two Pierce custom emergency response apparatus at Changi Airport in Singapore, which is managed by Changi Airport Group (CAG). The vehicles were formally introduced at a delivery cerem...

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