US Fire Pump is proud to announce and welcome Bob Gliem as the Company’s Technical Sales Director. Bob joins the team from Ferrara Fire Apparatus and brings with him 29 years in the fire service, both municipal and industrial. He has extensive training and knowledge of Industrial Fire Fighting and Advanced Foam Fire Fighting, Bob has served as a foam firefighting Subject Matter Expert and Instructor for various agencies around the world. Hazardous Materials Response His world travel consists of both domestic and international to train firefighters and management on the use of their fixed and mobile foam firefighting systems and fire apparatus. Bob previously served as Assistant Fire Chief for one of North America's largest refineries with extensive training in Confined Space Rescue, High Angle Rescue, Hazardous Materials Response as well as Flammable Liquids Firefighting. Bob is a certified IFSAC Instructor II/III and holds numerous other national certifications. He has an advanced level of training in the Incident Command System and has served as On Scene Incident Command during emergent situations in many industrial and municipal settings. Mobile fire apparatus “I’m very excited to start this next chapter,” Gliem said, “and want to continue building our product brand and build our relationships around the globe!” Bob is also a Subject Matter Expert of mobile fire apparatus and conducts training and case studies for large water flow delivery and bulk storage emergencies. Bob continues to build his knowledge in the Emergency Response and Risk Management fields and thoroughly enjoys passing his knowledge on to others.