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  • AMKUS, Inc. proudly welcomes Five Star Fire as the new Authorized Distributor for Sales and Service for the State of Connecticut.

    After reviewing this area with the previous dealer, who has served the state well for several years, there was a mutual agreement that the Fire Agencies in Connecticut could benefit from an “internally located” distributor in order to continue with the promotion of sales, service and training within the State.

    Five Star Fire is centrally positioned in East Hartford and has been serving Fire and Rescue Departments in Connecticut for over 20 years. As a family owned and operated organization, customer satisfaction and commitment to service are the key reasons for their success and primary focus within their Mission Statement.

    “At AMKUS, we believe this is a positive change. We have great relationships in Connecticut and this will strengthen our position and take it the next level, acquiring even more friends and new customers. We are excited for the opportunities through Five Star Fire and their staff. We also want to thank Fire Tech & Safety for their loyalty and support for this change. – Bob Linster
    AMKUS, Inc. is proud to welcome Five Star Fire to our outstanding dealer network and wish them great success in their new endeavor.

    For more information regarding AMKUS Rescue Systems, please contact:

    Five Star Fire 222 Roberts Street East Hartford, CT 06108 860-289-0201

    OR

    Bob Linster, Northeast Regional Sales Manager 610-247-8726

  • AMK - 22The AMK-22 C.O.T (Cutter of Tomorrow) combines more power with a proven blade design. The AMK-22 Cutter is designed to handle the stronger materials used in new model vehicles, such as Boron Steel, Martensite, and other high strength steels. The AMK-22 features a 360 degree rotating handle with 8 locking positions allowing the rescuer to position the handle for natural hand placement at any angle of attack.

    For more information or to schedule a demonstration, please contact AMKUS at 1-800-59-AMKUS.

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  • AMKUS, Inc., Headquartered in Downers Grove, IL, proudly introduces South Shore Fire & Safety as the new Authorized Distributor for Sales and Service in the territory of Long Island, New York. AMKUS Rescue Systems has always been a very strong and critical part of the Fire and Rescue Services within New York State. This addition will now bring the “Made in America” High Power & Lightweight Rescue Tool to the fine agencies of Long Island.

    We are proud to partner with South Shore F&S to increase and elevate the stringent levels of sales and service that the AMKUS organization places on our distribution network. As part of our continuous improvement and new product development, we continue to raise the bar on satisfying our current customers and the acquisition of new friends and constituents.

    “At AMKUS, we believe that Customer Service, Values, and Integrity are the most important offering in today’s marketplace. By partnering with the Smith Family, we can bring those beliefs to the Fire Departments, Rescue/Ambulance Squads and Law Enforcement Agencies on Long Island. We are excited to have them as an AMKUS distributor and look forward to a long term relationship, growth and focus”. – Bob Linster

    AMKUS, Inc. is proud to welcome South Shore Fire & Safety to our outstanding dealer network and we wish the entire organization great success in their new endeavor.

    For more information regarding AMKUS Rescue Systems, please contact: South Shore Fire & Safety at 516-794-4000 or Bob Linster, Northeast Sales Manager, at 610-247-8726.

  • AMKUS, Inc. proudly introduces Wilde Fire Equipment as the new Authorized Distributor for Sales and Service in the territory of Eastern New York. AMKUS Rescue Systems has always been a very strong and critical part of the Fire and Rescue Services within New York State.

    Wilde Fire Equipment was associated with the AMKUS product line as it was developed in the late 1970’s and early 80’s. After many years, we are proud to reunite with Wilde Fire Equipment with all intentions of increasing and elevating the stringent levels of sales and service that the AMKUS organization places on our distribution network. As part of our continuous improvement and new product development, we continue to raise the bar on satisfying our current customers and the acquisition of new friends and constituents.

    “At AMKUS, we believe that taking care of the customer, as well as listening to them, is the key priority. We believe we will carry this through to the end user with Wilde Fire Equipment and their aggressive and customer oriented sales force. We are excited to have them as an AMKUS distributor and look forward to exponential growth and focus in Eastern New York”. – Bob Linster

    AMKUS, Inc. is proud to welcome Wilde Fire Equipment to our outstanding dealer network and we wish the entire organization great success in their new endeavor.

    For more information regarding AMKUS Rescue Systems, please contact:

    Wilde Fire Equipment Mayfield, New York 518-661-6147

    or

    Bob Linster, AMKUS Inc. Northeast Regional Sales Manager 610-247-8726

  • AMK-21AAMKUS Rescue Systems introduces the NEW AMK-21A Cutter with increased cutting capability. The new and improved version of the AMK-21 Cutter offers a new style cutting blade and maintains its UNIQUE 360 degree rotating handle. The design of the blades provides increased cutting capability and a higher NFPA performance level rating. Departments can specify the position of the control valve – left, right or centered in relation to the cutting blades – at the time of ordering. It delivers the cutting power needed for automotive application in a remarkably compact package.

    For more information, contact AMKUS 1-800-59-AMKUS.

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  • AMKUS Rescue Systems has been the Official Rescue System of International Speedway Corporation (ISC) for many years. ISC owns twelve racetracks including: California Speedway, Chicagoland Speedway, Darlington Raceway, Daytona International Speedway, Homestead-Miami Speedway, Kansas Speedway, Martinsville Speedway, Michigan Speedway, Phoenix International Raceway, Richmond International Raceway, Talladega Superspeedway and Watkins Glen International.

    At the Daytona International Speedway Track Services Meeting held on Sunday, February 17, 2008, AMKUS was presented with an award “in appreciation to AMKUS for providing top Quality Rescue Equipment to the Daytona International Speedway Fire Department for 25 Years.” AMKUS is honored to receive this award. We consider it a privilege to work with the Daytona International Speedway Fire Department.

  • AMKUS Rescue Systems attended the NASCAR Summit Meeting in January 2008. During the meeting, AMKUS was presented with the “NASCAR Track Services Mission Award” for 2007. This award “recognizes an individual or organization that goes above and beyond their contractual or personal obligation in support of the Track Services Team’s mission”.

    The Track Services Mission Statement is “Our team’s mission is to improve the safety of all, at every NASCAR event, through advanced continuing education, qualified training and support for all track services personnel”. AMKUS is proud to be the Rescue System Supplier of NASCAR and is honored to receive the NASCAR Track Services Mission award.

  • AMKUS, Inc. proudly introduces DPC Emergency Equipment as the new AMKUS authorized distributor for sales and service in the states of Delaware and Eastern Maryland. The growth and increasing demand for AMKUS Rescue Systems in the North Atlantic region has prompted the need for additional and strategically positioned representation.

    “The reputation of DPC in the state of Delaware as well as the Eastern and Western Shores of Maryland is unequalled and well documented. I have known the Strauss’ and their organization for well over ten years and it is an honor to sign them as an AMKUS distributor”. – Bob Linster

    DPC Emergency Equipment has been a family owned and operated company since 1989. DPC reaches deep into the Fire and Rescue Services through their aggressive sales staff and the comprehensive service facility and headquarters based in Marydel, Delaware. Beginning in February 2008, DPC Emergency Equipment will have three (3) AMKUS certified service technicians on staff to perform scheduled routine maintenance or emergency service. Be sure to visit their website at http://dpcemergency.com for more information.

    In coordination with AMKUS’ emphasis on quality, performance and integrity DPC’s Mission Statement sums it best:

    “To assist firefighters protect lives and property by providing the best “One-Stop-Shop” in Delaware and Maryland for complete emergency vehicle sales, certified service and custom fabrication.”

    AMKUS is proud to welcome DPC Emergency Equipment to the outstanding dealer network and we wish the entire organization great success in their new endeavor.

  • New 30CRT Spreader

    Sunday, November 11, 2007

    30CRT SpreaderAMKUS Rescue Systems (Downers Grove, IL USA) is proud to introduce their NEW AMK-30CRT Spreader based on their legendary field-proven AMK-30CX spreader. It incorporates the innovative push-button removable tip design that has made the AMK-24 spreader one of the most successful product launches in AMKUS’ 30+ year history. With the addition of the optional extended reach tips (part # 39000001010) the AMK-30CRT creates an amazing 40 inches of spread.

    The AMK-30CRT is sold either as a completely new unit or as an upgrade package for current owners of the original AMK-30CX. The upgrade package includes new arms and tips at a specially discounted price. Extended reach tips are available as optional equipment for both.

  • In November of 2007, AMKUS Inc. received the “Environmental Stewardship” award from Orion Energy Services related to the amount of energy conserved by replacing shop lighting.

    The award says, “Orion Energy Services presents the Environmental Stewardship Award to AMKUS, Inc. who displaces 71,932 kWh annually.” The environmental impact over the lifetime of the new lighting fixtures is equal to: Planting 13 acres of trees; Removing 1,975 tons of airborne pollutants; Saving 119,003 gallons of gasoline.

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