For the latest current insights, we are bringing you an industry leading event to showcase fire apparatus and related new technologies to help you protect and serve your local communities. From custom rescue pumpers to aerial ladders and towers to all the innovative systems that support them, you will find very useful knowledge for specifying trucks for both today and tomorrow – and it will all be at the convenience of your personal computer, tablet, or mobile device.
As an added bonus, if you have ever wanted to explore what really happens behind the scenes to engineer and manufacture a true purpose-built fire truck chassis, you will finally have that opportunity. You will be able to take your own personal tour to see how it is all done at a premier manufacturing location that is 100% dedicated to the fire service vocation.
With leaders in the Fire Industry to discuss the hottest topics affecting the industry today
One on one with company representatives to discuss products and customized needs for your department at time that is convenient for you.
Gain knowledge of key products and see them up close during our exclusive product walk arounds and your questions will be answered LIVE.
Schedule of Events
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
Spartan Chassis Manufacturing Tour
Join us virtually and explore what happens behind the scenes at Spartan Chassis to engineer and manufacture a true purpose-built fire truck chassis. You’ll hear from experts on the floor and see how it is all done at a premier manufacturing location that is dedicated to delivering custom built solutions that meet the demands of the job.
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Spartan FC-94 Live Walk-Around
Get up close and personal with the new Spartan FC-94 Chassis! The FC-94 is a cost competitive, purpose-built solution for fire departments who have traditionally only considered a commercial chassis. Join us and explore what the FC-94 can offer your department. The FC-94 is available to Spartan OEM partners and E-ONE, Ferrara, KME, and Spartan authorized dealers.
Identifying Clean Cab Solutions That Are Right for Your Department
Clean cab features are a hot topic, but what does that mean for your deparment? The right solution for one department might be different for another. Join us as we explore ways to identify what solutions are right for your department to help reduce the risks and keep your crews safe.
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
New REV Fire Features and Technology
Check out the new features and technology available at the REV Fire Group. Get first look at the new Smart Reach Aerial Controls, Aerial rung lighting, and understand what features deliver superior ride comfort, durability, and maneuverability.
NEW Smeal SmartReachTM Aerial Controls
Introducing the new SmartReachTM Aerial Controls, the next generation of aerial technology that combines electric and hydraulic controls to deliver an active load chart display, smooth ladder operation, and best in class hydraulic oil cooling and filtration. During this session, we’ll take you through each set-up configuration and show you first hand the intuitive and responsive capabilities of the new Smart Reach Aerial Controls.
Advanced Rung Lighting
Light up the sky with this new Advanced Rung Lighting! More than just aerial rung lighting, these advanced lights deliver brighter light for safer climbing operations, unique patterns to indicate ladder motion, and added effects for your local parade! Tune in and join Sam Massa with HiViz LED Lighting and see for yourself.
High Capacity Steertek Front Axle & Suspension System
Ride comfort, durability, and maneuverability play a critical role in apparatus performance and longevity. Join Bob Albano from Hendrickson as we talk about the capabilities of the high capacity Steertek front axle and suspension system and how they integrated this system into our products to deliver the ultimate ride performance.
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
KME Tractor-Drawn Aerial – North Penn, PA Live Walk-Around
It’s Tiller Time! Built on a 100″ Severe Service XMFD Cab with a 10″ Raised Roof, this 101′ Tractor-Drawn Aerial features a Hale Qmax 1500 GPM pump, 750 gallon tank, and a 500 lb tip load. Tune in and learn about the extreme flexibility, superior performance, and customization available with KME’s Tractor-Drawn Aerials.
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
E-ONE HR 100 Single Rear Axle – Live Walk-Around
Join us for a live walk-around featuring the HR 100 Single Rear Axle! With 500 gallons of water, tons of compartment space, an industry leading aerial device, and incredible outrigger spread of only 11’ all on a single axle chassis, the E-ONE HR 100 Single Rear Axle will fit the needs of your department.
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
Ferrara HD-107′ Rear Mount Ladder – Live Walk-Around
Nothing says heavy duty like the Ferrara HD-107′ Rear Mount Ladder built with an impressive 750 pound tip load while flowing 1500 gpm in any ladder configuration. the HD-107 can be designed as a traditional truck or a quint with up to a 650 gallon tank.
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
KME X-Series Custom Pumper – Live Walk-Around
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be the first to experience the new KME X-Series pumper! The new KME X-Series pumper line delivers exceptional performance, value, and delivery time through an innovative approach that combines the features you need to solve the challenges you face. From front to back, we’ll show you the features of the X-S100 model, a custom side mount pumper built on an Extended Medium Four Door cab with a 179” wheelbase, 750 gallon tank and 1500 gpm pump.
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM EDT
E-ONE eMax Custom Pumper Live Walk-Around
Configure the eMax Custom Pumper to meet your needs. Built with a shorter wheel base, expanded storage capacity, severe duty interior, enclosed pump panel, and a strong cab and body, you won’t want to miss this live walk around of the E-ONE eMax Custom Pumper.
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM EDT
Ferrara Cinder Top Mount Custom Pumper – Bayou Blue, LA Live Walk-Around
Don’t miss out on this live walk-around with Bayou Blue Fire Departments new top mount pumper that will get your attention with its “powder blue” color scheme, navy blue Scotchlite striping, and custom features! Get a close look at their unique switch layout, custom decontamination system, and top mount pumper features that include a Hale Qmax 2,000 GPM pump, FoamPro 2001 system that is Class A and B foam capable, and a 1,000 gallon water tank to name a few.
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
Smeal Top Mount Enclosed Custom Pumper – Calgary, AB Live Walk-Around
Winter changes everything for emergency responders, which makes this enclosed top mount pumper a true game changer. Join us for a live walk-around of this new pumper built for Calgary, AB that is designed to put both the operator and pump panel controls inside the cab with an unobstructed and clear view of the scene.
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM EDT
During the IDEX Fire & Safety REV Supplier Day session, dealers will learn about the group’s end-to-end product solutions, how technology & automation advancements are creating a safer, more efficient fireground, and the importance of critical data for fire departments to make informed decisions about their apparatus, equipment and electronics.
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM EDT
Jason is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. He has over 25 years of experience working in the Emergency Vehicle apparatus market with expertise on apparatus design and sales as well as individual components and their integration into the market. Jason has volunteered in his community as a volunteer firefighter for the past 30 years with the Pottsville Fire Department including 10 years as Assistant Chief of the department and is also a Pennsylvania State Fire Instructor.
In the course of his career, he has served as the head of several apparatus purchasing committees, product manager for an apparatus manufacturer, regional manager for individual component manufacturer, and now the Director of Sales for a component manufacturer. This combination of experiences provides him with a unique insight to the industry.
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Whelen brings you flexible low light and flash pattern control with patented Dynamic Variable Intensity™ (DVI™) technology.
Whelen’s DVI flash patterns are an innovative series of patterns designed to help create an advanced level of safety at nighttime emergency scenes.
Building on Whelen’s situation-based nighttime mode, DVI patterns produce safer environments for first responders by gradually increasing and decreasing warning light intensity.
1:45 PM – 2:15 PM EDT
In our supplier day session we’ll discuss the development of the STEERTEK NXT product with REV and the benefits from a performance, serviceability, and durability standpoint that solution provides. We’ll also discuss the various attributes of spring, rubber, and air suspensions for the rear axle of the apparatus and the advantages and disadvantages of each suspension.
Bob Albano is the Fire & Rescue Business Development Manager for Hendrickson. He has been in the industry for 15 years and focuses specifically on working with fire apparatus manufactures across the country to ensure that Hendrickson products are designed to meet the demands of the Fire & Rescue market. He also has the responsibility to work with dealers, federal, state, and local departments nationwide to assure that the correct suspensions are specified to meet the unique needs of each department. He currently holds a bachelor degree in H.R.T.A from Southern Illinois University.
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
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