FDIC Int’l POSTSCRIPT: Up Close with 3M Scott Fire & Safety

By Derek Rosenfeld

At FDIC International 2018, one of the most popular manufacturers of firefighter self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) unveiled its new partnership and logo, its latest SCBA, and a $100,000 donation to two major firefighter charities as part of a comprehensive cancer prevention and awareness initiative. 


Making its FDIC debut, 3M Scott Fire & Safety’s Air-Pak™ X3 Pro SCBA (below) is built on a proven foundation of redundant safety features to ensure the security and comfort of today’s firefighter. The new product maintains the proven design and value proposition of the Air-Pak X3, with an emphasis on enhancements to cleanability, comfort, and connectivity.

At their booth on the Indianapolis Convention Center floor, 3M Scott Fire & Safety’s Global Business Unit Leader Jeff Emery updates us with the latest innovations and news coming from the 3M Scott Fire & Safety brand:


In addtion to their impressive booth, which also featured the Scott Sight Challenge, where participants raced through two tunnels to locate heat sources through thermal imaging, 3M Scott Fire & Safety also hosted the “Rock the Roof” event at the Indiana Ballroom, offering attendees food, drinks, and live music in a festive setting, culminating in Business Unit Manager John Denning presenting two $25,000 checks, one each to the Firefighter Cancer Support Network and the First Responder Center for Excellence.

The checks are part of $100,000 in charitable donations the company will make to the firefighter community over the next two years as part of a comprehensive cancer prevention and awareness initiative. The donation will enable other organizations to join the fight in minimizing carcinogen cancer hazards facing firefighters.  

Here, Denning takes the stage to make the presentation:


3M Scott Fire & Safety is committed to instituting change, not only for the firefighters of today but for the firefighters of tomorrow. To provide users with faster and easier access to resources and relevant content, 3M Scott Fire & Safety also launched a new Web site to promote an engaging digital experience.

Learn more at www.scottsafety.com.


About 3M Scott Fire & Safety

3M Scott is a premier manufacturer of innovative respiratory and personal protective equipment and safety devices for firefighters, industrial workers, police squads, militaries, homeland security forces, and rescue teams around the world. With five global manufacturing locations, 3M Scott products protect thousands of individuals each day from environmental hazards including smoke, toxic fumes, combustible gases, falling objects, and contaminants. The 3M Scott product line includes self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), supplied air and air-purifying respirators, PPE, gas and flame detection instruments, thermal imaging cameras, and firefighter communications and accountability devices.

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