Company / Association News

Issue 11 and Volume 157.

FREIGHTLINER LLC named John Stevenson president of American LaFrance to succeed Marc Gustafson, who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. Stevenson will lead the company’s American LaFrance fire and emergency apparatus subsidiary. Since December 2001, Stevenson has served as plant manager for Freightliner LLC’s Cleveland, North Carolina, truck manufacturing plant, which employs 3,600 people in the production of Freightliner-brand heavy-duty trucks. In this capacity he has also been responsible for the production of chassis for the American LaFrance product line. He first joined the Freightliner LLC organization in 1999. The SURVIVAIR and WILLSON divisions of Bacou-Dalloz will consolidate their respiratory product lines in the Americas. Reusable respirators will now be offered only under the Survivair brand, and the Willson brand will concentrate on disposable respiratory products. Survivair now has a range of facepieces to fit an entire workplace with one cartridge system. Bayonet and threaded styles are now…

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