Date Company Title Description
08/01/15 Nightstick Bayco Reinvents Fire Helmet-Mounted Light in Slim New Nightstick® Multi-Purpose NSP-4650

Industry first 45 degree angled floodlight adds safety to convenience at first responder sensitive price

03/01/17 Cosmas USA Cosmas USA names new VP sales & marketing

Cosmas USA has announced that Jean Drolet will be joining the company as the new VP sales & marketing, starting immediately. Jean Drolet brings with him more than 15 years of senior management level experience with major firefighting PPE manufacturers.

09/24/18 Euramco Group Euramco Group and bloom.CAPITAL launch the XFDirect independent service network in China

Euramco Group has partnered with private equity asset manager, bloom.CAPITAL, to launch XFDirect—an independent network of firefighting vehicle and equipment service shops throughout mainland China.

12/12/17 Euramco Group Euramco Group Hires Sales Director Curt Johnson to Lead RAMFAN Sales in North America

Euramco Group has hired former Tempest Technology Director of Sales to lead the sales of RAMFAN fire and industrial products in the North American region.

01/16/18 Euramco Group Euramco Group launches new RAMFAN website

The new website focused on the RAMFAN product line, has been designed to provide a better, user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality throughout, allowing visitors to access detailed product information and an option to shop for spare parts and accessories for new or currently owned products.

07/30/18 Euramco Group Euramco Group Welcomes Joel Rayden as Director of Marketing

Euramco Group has hired Joel Rayden as Director of Marketing. Euramco continues to attract proven leaders with unmatched experience in its industries, positioning the company for continued market leadership for the next phase of growth.

05/15/18 Fire-Dex Fire-Dex to Celebrate 35th Anniversary and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Headquarters Expansion

Fire-Dex is inviting the community to celebrate its expansion with a ceremonial ribbon cutting at its headquarters in Medina, Ohio.

04/15/16 FireShowsWest FireShowsWest Appoints an Executive Director

Jo Anne Hill, CMP, has been appointed to serve as the Executive Director for FireShowsWest. Jo Anne will help meet the growing needs of the conference and expo as it expands its educational footprint in the 10 western states.

08/02/18 First Arriving First Arriving Acquires Leading Public Safety Digital Dashboard Platform, PSIN

Richmond, Va. — First Arriving today announces the acquisition of the Public Safety Information Network (PSIN) platform from leading digital signage company, Wondersign. PSIN is a digital dashboard technology that drives internal communication, situational awareness and real-time dispatch information on displays in fire, EMS and law enforcement facilities nationwide.

First Arriving CEO Dave Iannone said since offering PSIN’s technology to customers beginning early this year as a distributor for the brand, the feedback and excitement from departments has been overwhelming. He said it made the decision to acquire PSIN easy, because he knows First Arriving will be able to use its savvy to develop even more applications for the technology.

02/13/18 First Arriving First Arriving Taps Tiger Schmittendorf to Drive Recruitment & Retention Solutions for Fire/EMS

Newly Created Role of VP, Strategic Services Enhances Company’s Depth in Helping Departments & Organizations Grow Their Ranks

10/24/16 Globe Manufacturing Company, LLC Globe Wins International Award for ATHLETIX™ Turnout Gear Design and Innovation

Globe Manufacturing Company announced that it was awarded the 2016 International Achievement Awards (IAA) Award of Excellence and Best in Category for Advanced Textiles. The award was presented by Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) at their IFAI Expo, the largest specialty fabrics trade show in the Americas, held in Charlotte, North Carolina, on October 20.

11/14/17 Ladder Light, LLC Ladder Light introduces smarter end caps to enable safer firefighters

High intensity LED beacons turn on automatically to show ladder location in dark or smoky conditions. Ladder Light, a company committed to improving safety for firefighters and victims, today announced LadderLight, the industry’s first lighted end-caps for ground ladders. LadderLight installs easily on industry standard ladders, replacing the existing ladder end caps. When the ladder is placed, LadderLight automatically activates to illuminate the departure zone and acts as a beacon for firefighters – eliminating the need for additional steps to light the exit path.

04/17/18 Globe Manufacturing Company, LLC MSA to Debut New Jet-Style Fire Helmet at 2018 Fire Department Instructors Conference

Only one year after revolutionizing the firefighter safety market with the introduction of the industry’s first – and still only – Thermal Imaging Camera integrated into firefighters’ breathing apparatus, MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) plans to turn heads once again – this time with helmets.  Today, the company announced it will debut a new jet-style fire helmet – called the Cairns XF1 – at the annual Fire Department Instructor’s Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Ind., scheduled for later this month.

01/01/16 Nightstick New LED Angle Lights from Nightstick® Add Wide Reaching Floodlight to Lifesaving Firefighting Equipment

Additional standard features include low battery indicator, multiple power options, and 3.5 day Survival mode increase safety at affordable prices

03/01/16 Nightstick New Nightstick® Low-Profile Headlamp Solves Challenges for Firefighters, First Responders and Construction Crews

New Nightstick NSP-4616B boasts spot mode, flood mode, good brightness, great runtime, low price

03/01/17 Euramco Group RAMFAN introduces EX50Li Battery-powered fan with Swappable Battery Packs

RAMFAN, the world leading brand in portable ventilation systems for dangerous environments, unveiled the new EX50Li, the most advanced fan ever made for Fire/Rescue applications–making cordless autonomy available to first responders for the first time ever.

04/26/16 Fire Research Corporation Rick Fix Retires

Rick Fix, Divisional Vice President of National Sales, retired April 15, 2016.



01/02/18 Fire-Dex Steve Allison Promoted to President

Fire-Dex announced today Steve Allison has been named President. As President, Allison will have responsibility for all of the Company’s operating units worldwide. He will report directly to company owner and Chief Executive Officer, Bill Burke.

05/01/17 Tempest Technology Corporation Tempest Technology and Group Leader Join Forces

May 1 – Fresno, CA The Leader Group and Tempest Technology are pleased to announce a merger of these dynamic companies. This exciting new relationship of two family operated businesses creates a solid manufacturing alliance for portable firefighting equipment.