Date Company Title Description
10/26/16 Hannay Reels, Inc New Series TEF Reels for Rescue Operations

Hannay’s new Series TEF Reels are designed to fit two reels in the same space as one traditional style rescue reel.

06/01/16 Maintainer Custom Bodies MCB Hires Tom Leckband as National Sales Manager

Maintainer Custom Bodies (MCB) adds Tom Leckband as new National Sales Manager

01/26/16 Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Austin Hardware Promotes Three to New Positions of Regional Sales Manager

Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc promotes three members to new positions of Regional Sales Manager.

01/19/16 Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Austin Hardware Adds Three to Outside Sales Staff

Austin Hardware and Supply, Inc. has announced the addition of three members to the company’s Outside Sales staff.

Mike Bednar joins the company as a National Key Account Manager, Todd Harris joins Austin as a Key Account Manager, and Nick Sisti also joins Austin in the role of Key Account Manager.  

01/11/16 Maintainer Custom Bodies MCB Awarded H-GAC Public Purchasing Contract

Fire and rescue department now have access to MCB’s competitive pricing through HGACBuy, which also save time by satisfying bid process requirements.

11/23/15 Maintainer Custom Bodies Maintainer Custom Bodies inks new dealer in Canada & Pacific Northwest

Maintainer Custom Bodies (MCB) has reached an agreement with True North Emergency Equipment of Hillsboro, OR, to sell the company’s premium lineup of custom rescue and emergency vehicle bodies.

11/02/15 Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company Obtains HGACBuy Certification in Texas

Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company has successfully completed requirements for HGACBuy which removes the burden of the bid process required by many agencies for purchasing. Prices are set and bids are submitted by companies in advance of purchases allowing companies to obtain the required number of bids in order to make a purchase.


Upholstery is a very important aspect to consider when specifying firefighter seating. The materials used to cover the seats should be given the proper amount of consideration before a decision is made. The nature of the fire industry dictates that the materials used must be durable and long lasting. During the life of a fire truck, the replacement of covers has the potential to significantly impact the operating budget of the department.

09/17/15 W.S. Darley & Company W.S. Darley appoints Wayne Hable to Chief Engineer post

W.S. Darley & Co. is proud to announce the promotion of Wayne Hable from Senior Product Engineer to Chief Engineer of the Pump Division in Chippewa Falls, Wis., effective immediately.

09/01/15 Hannay Reels, Inc Hannay Reels Releases Two New options for On-Site Power Rescue Reels

Hannay Reels announces two new models have been added to the ELFCR1600 family of Rescue Reels.
These models offer the lowest height profile to fit smaller compartments.

07/21/15 Akron Brass Co. Akron Brass develops space-saving intake valve for operational ease

The Revolution™ Intake Valve offers reliability, simplicity & efficiencies for fire apparatus