Latest AMKUS News

  • AMKUS adds new Regional Manager

    Thursday, October 11, 2007

    Bob Linster, JrAMKUS, Inc. is proud to announce the appointment of Bob Linster, Jr. to the position of Regional Sales Manager.

    Bob will directly oversee the AMKUS dealer network covering the Northeastern United States including the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, and a portion of Virginia.

    As a 17-year veteran of the rescue tool industry, Bob brings extensive knowledge and experience to this position. His addition to the AMKUS family further bolsters our ongoing commitment to market growth and responsive customer service. We look forward to the future with great anticipation.

  • Extended Reach Tips now Available

    Sunday, September 30, 2007

    24_3All new from AMKUS- Extended Reach Tips (Patent Pending) for the AMK-24 Spreader provide an additional 8 inches of spread. The unique construction of these tips eliminates loss of power while providing extended reach and the push button pins eliminate losing pins in the field.

    Click here for more product information.

  • New Rope Rescue System

    Wednesday, August 8, 2007

    Rope Rescue SystemAMKUS Rescue Systems (Downers Grove, IL USA) is proud to introduce their NEW ROPE RESCUE SYSTEM. The advanced design deploys in under two minutes, eliminating pulley systems and load releasing hitches while greatly reducing the number of rescuers needed topside from 8-10 to just two! It is easy to use, requiring less training than traditional rope rescue methods thanks to the incredibly simple design. Unlike other belaying devices, THE AMKUS ROPE RESCUE SYSTEM passes knots with ease.

    The AMKUS ROPE RESCUE SYSTEM is designed to improve the safety of both rescuer and victim in dangerous high angle rescue operations with a 1,000 lb. working capacity with a 10:1 safety margin and an instant stop / zero shock loading system. It features a precise control which allows the load to be raised or lowered by a fraction of an inch at a time for critical positioning. It also creates a more organized incident scene with fewer elements to contend with and fewer technicians to coordinate.

    AMKUS also manufactures a complete line of high performance hydraulic rescue tools and extrication equipment including: spreaders, cutters, combination tools, rams and power units.

    Click here for more product information.

  • ISO 9001

    Tuesday, July 10, 2007

    ISO9001-2008certWe are proud to announce that AMKUS, Inc. has received certification to the ISO 9001:2008 quality management systems standard.

    Certification to ISO 9001:2008 provides assurance to our customers that AMKUS products are designed and manufactured by “controlled means,” verified by a third party organization.

    If you have any questions or need specific information regarding our ISO 9001:2008 certification, please feel free to contact AMKUS directly.

  • AMKUS Fund Raising Posters!

    Saturday, June 2, 2007

    OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASupport your local fire department! Full color fund raising posters featuring an action photo and the text, “Fighting for Lives, We’re in it Together”, are now available.

    The posters are a manageable 18″ x 22″ size and allow room for your department to fill in the details of your fund raising event.

    Contact AMKUS or your local AMKUS dealer to receive your supply free of charge. Please let us know how many you would like (about 10-12 fit in a mailing tube) and where to send them.

  • Star Awards Winner

    Saturday, May 26, 2007

    sm_img_2Multiple Star Award Winners – Is there a member in your fire department that has received more than one AMKUS Star Award? If so, we are now able to offer that individual a gold star lapel pin that could easily be affixed to the AMKUS Star Award Patch that he or she has already received in the past.

    If you or one of your members are being nominated for a multiple Star Award and are interested in receiving a gold star lapel pin in place of the current patch, then please indicate the words (gold star pin) next to that individuals name and we would be more than happy to accommodate you. Keep up the great work! – The Star Award Committee

  • New Additions!

    Wednesday, November 22, 2006

    amk_24AMKUS is proud to introduce two new additions to our product line. The AMK-21 Cutter and the AMK-24 Spreader offer features that provide rescuers with more options in the field.

    Specifications are available on the website and you may contact your local dealer to schedule a demonstration.

    For more product information on the AMK-21 Cutter click here.

    For more product information on the AMK-24 Spreader click here.

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