Seagrave Announcement: Two Canadian Companies Join Sales and Distribution Network

Clintonville, Wisconsin: Seagrave Fire Apparatus has announced that two companies will represent Seagrave for sales and service throughout Ontario and Quebec.
Seagrave Chairman & CEO A. Joseph Neiner said, “Ontario Fire Truck and Eastway Emergency Vehicles offer a complete solution to major urban centers and small volunteer Fire Departments seeking the best value in fire apparatus.”
Seagrave Chairman and CEO A. Joseph Neiner said, “Between these two companies, Seagrave’s complete product line is offered including custom mid-mount and rear-mount platforms (Aerialscope II and Apollo II), tractor-drawn aerials, 75‑foot and 100‑foot aerial ladders and stainless steel or aluminum pumpers, tankers and rescues. Additionally, Seagrave’s Optimum line of commercial pumpers, tankers and rescues with aluminum and polyprene bodies is available.”
Ontario Fire Truck (OFT) is located in Dundas, Ontario, and will represent Seagrave throughout Northern, Western, Southern and Central Ontario.
OFT President Wayne Robillard said, “We provide a knowledgeable sales staff with more than 60 years combined experience in the fire industry and service expertise of more than 30 years. Ontario Fire Truck is a full service and repair facility, featuring fully stocked parts in-house and two mobile units with 24-hour/7 day a week service.”
Eastway Emergency Vehicles is located in Carleton Place, Ontario, and will represent Seagrave for primarily aerial sales in Northern and Eastern Ontario; all of Quebec; and Northern New York, USA. Eastway is family owned and operated, and has been in business for more than 43 years. Eastway features a corporate office at 1995 Merivale Road in Ottawa and a satellite location at 7 Industrial Avenue in Carleton Place.
Eastway President Neil Greene said, “Major collision repairs, refurbishment, parts, sales and service are handled out of  38,000+ square feet of company-owned facilities by more than 40 experienced, bilingual staff.” 
Neiner concluded, “Ontario Fire Truck and Eastway’s experience and well-established companies combined with Seagrave’s 130 year tradition of providing the best lifetime value in apparatus, will provide superior sales and service support for Seagrave customers.”
Seagrave, founded in 1881, is the oldest continuous manufacturer of fire apparatus in North America and has built a reputation for safety, dependability and durability in the most demanding Fire Departments across the nation. Product brand names include Marauder II, Sentinel, Meanstick, Force, Apollo II, Aerialscope II and Optimum (commercial apparatus). 

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Seagrave Announcement


Seagrave Announcement

The Seagrave Company, Columbus, Ohio, has issued the following announcement throughout the central section: “With the aim of bringing the Seagrave Company headquarters and factory in closer touch with you, we take pleasure in announcing the establishment of our Chicago office, 208 N. 5th Ave., as the headquarters of the central section, embracing the States of Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming and New Mexico. This territory will be covered by the following direct representatives of this company; Mr. Chas. D. Lillie, Mr. Warren C. Bogue, Mr. Oliver S. Doolittle. These gentlemen are thoroughly familiar with the extensive line of fire apparatus manufactured by us. Your inquiries will be welcome and will receive the prompt and careful attention they deserve. Messrs. Bogue and Doolittle with temporary headquarters at Chicago will travel throughout the territory formerly covered by E. P. Browning, of Minneapolis, whose connection with this company is entirely severed. Our Service Department is a complete and thorough organization and is subject to the commands of all operators of Seagrave apparatus. Over six hundred pieces of Seagrave motor apparatus of various kinds are in service and daily bring to us testimonials of the satisfactory work they arc performing.”