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Smeal Appoints Bowman New Vice President of National Sales; Names Wegner as Senior Vice President of Global Sales

Smeal Fire Apparatus Co., a leading fire apparatus manufacturer, announced today that Michael Bowman has been appointed to the position of Vice President of National Sales with responsibility for North American sales for Smeal, LTC and UST products. Bowman will report to Jeff Wegner, who has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President of Global Sales.

Motorola Solutions Helps King County (WA) Go Digital

Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) has begun upgrading the Puget Sound Emergency Radio Network (PSERN) infrastructure in a $112 million contract to bring King County first responders the latest ASTRO® 25 digital radio technology that will enhance public safety every year as the project progresses.

Kansas City (MO) Fire Department Orders 48 Pierce Custom Fire Apparatus

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announced an order for 48 Pierce custom fire and emergency vehicles from the Kansas City Fire Department (KCFD) in Kansas City, Missouri.

Coxreels Introduces Three-Way Brake for 1600 Series

Coxreels 1600 Series features the most versatile symmetric reel design in the industry

Liberty Artworks 3D Carved Bulldog Front Holder Featured at TheFireStore

TheFireStore, the leading source for firefighting equipment and supplies, is set to feature Liberty Artworks’ 3D Carved Bulldog Front Holder, which depicts an excellently designed bronze bulldog, crouched and ready for action.

The Republic of Chile Chooses Armor AP + Glide Thermal Liner to Protect Firefighters

Armor AP and Glide, the high-performance fabric brands of Safety Components, Inc. have been selected as the fabrics of choice to protect firefighters within The Republic of Chile.

First Fire Department Winners Named in 2015 Globe Gear Giveaway

For the fourth year, Globe, DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont), and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) have partnered to provide new, state-of-the-art turnout gear to fire departments in need.

Oshkosh Announces Enhancements to Oshkosh Snozzle High-Reach Extendable Turret for Fire Apparatus

Available on the Oshkosh Striker vehicle’s full range of 4x4, 6x6 and 8 x8 models, the Snozzle HRET features 50- or 65-foot lengths and can be equipped with a penetrating nozzle and color or forward-looking infrared cameras.

International Truck Announces Open Performance Testing Event for All Makes and Models

Earlier this week, International Truck invited each of its Class 8 competitors to participate in an open performance testing to compare fuel economy and drivability of their new trucks. 

Code 3 Inc. Introduces the Message Board

Code 3®, Inc. introduces the Message Board -- a safety item for all applications including emergency response vehicles and supervisor's vehicles.

Mango Selects Vesda-E Smoke Detectors to Protect New Logistics Centre Near Barcelona

Mango, a major international fashion brand of women's and men's clothing and accessories, has selected Xtralis' VESDA-E smoke detectors to protect its massive new logistics center, located north of Barcelona, Spain. Mango attributes its success to three core elements — concept, team, and logistics. To ensure business continuity and logistics excellence, Mango selected VESDA-E for fire protection in its flagship logistics center.

Scott Safety Launches EPIC 3 Radio Interface Voice Communication System

Scott Safety is pleased to announce the launch of the EPIC 3 Radio Interface (RI) Voice Communication System, the latest addition to the EPIC 3 communications platform. 

Kussmaul Introduces New Dash Mount

The Kussmaul Dash Mount Accessory 091-239 will hold up to five Kussmaul Switch Accessories and can be mounted easily above or underneath the dashboard or from the vehicle roof.