The Fire Department of New York (FDNY) recognized Seagrave Fire Apparatus, LLC for their dedication and support provided during the recent tragic events following Superstorm Sandy. The award was presented by Mark Aronberg, Assistant Commissioner for FDNY Fleet Services to A. Joseph Neiner Chairman and CEO of Seagrave Fire Apparatus, LLC during FDNY’s visit to Seagrave’s company headquarters.
A portion of the inscription on the plaque reads “FWD Seagrave Once Again Stepped up to Provide Much Needed Assistance to the FDNY, In Our Most Difficult Times We Can Always Count on the Men & Women of FWD Seagrave for their Continued Support.”
Seagrave has built a strong relationship with FDNY since first providing New York City with nine horse-drawn hose wagons in 1901. “Everyone at Seagrave is proud to support FDNY. Supporting FDNY is a 112 year tradition for Seagrave.” said A. Joseph Neiner. “The Seagrave relationship with FDNY continues today with the manufacture and delivery of high pressure pumpers, squad pumpers, Aerialscopes, tractor-drawn aerial units and other fire fighting vehicles.”
“Your (Seagrave) commitment to us (FDNY) in this regard has been extremely generous. The actions of you and your team to ensure Seagrave was ready to address any need which we may have had during this difficult time is the mark of true professional exemplary businessman and good friend,” said FDNY Deputy Fire Commissioner John A. Benanti. “On behalf of the Fire Department and myself I would like to extend to you the most heartfelt thanks and deep appreciation to the entire Seagrave team for your assistance in this matter.”
Seagrave was founded in 1881. Seagrave is the oldest, continuous manufacturer of fire apparatus in North America and has built a reputation for safety, durability and longevity in the most demanding fire departments across the nation. Product brand names include Marauder II, Attacker HD, Meanstick, Force, Apollo II, Aerialscope II and Optimum. For more information, visit fwdseagrave.com