Stevenson Aims High

Wilmoth, Janet
August 2005
Fire Chief;Aug2005, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p108
Trade Publication
Presents views of John Stevenson, president of American LaFrance. Information on his career; Discussion on his immediate goals; Work to improve truck quality and customer satisfaction; Analysis of American LaFrance's performance over the years; Discussion on the audit process; Application of the platform team structure; Threat to the senior management; Comment on the future of fire trucks.


Related Articles

  • COMPANY/ASSOCIATION NEWS.  // Fire Engineering;Nov2004, Vol. 157 Issue 11, p130 

    This article reports on recent developments related to several industries of the U.S. Freightliner LLC named John Stevenson president of American LaFrance to succeed Marc Gustafson, who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. Stevenson will lead the company's American LaFrance fire...

  • PAST IS PROLOGUE.  // Fire Chief;Apr2007, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p72 

    An interview with John Stevenson, president of American LaFrance company, is presented. When asked if the company is tapping to technology from other company, he said no but admitted that LaFrance is using technology from other sources to enhance its capability. Stevenson thought of economics as...

  • PEOPLE NEWS.  // Fire Chief;Nov2007, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p12 

    The article offers news briefs related to executives in the U.S. John Stevenson, a former president of American LaFrance will work on various special projects. John L. Bryan has received the Mentoring Award from the Society of Fire Protection Engineers. Dan Naylor was promoted as VFIS' new...

  • Multiple Fire-Apparatus Makes, Models Included in Meritor Wabco ESC Recall. Wilmoth, Janet // Fire Chief Exclusive Insight;12/23/2011, p1 

    The article offers information on the electronic stability control (ESC) modules issued by the Meritor Wabco Vehicle Control Systems for North American Vehicle manufacturers. It mentions that the body roll and road inclination characteristics of vehicles can affect the slip angle calculation of...

  • APPARATUS DELIVERIES. Malecky, John M. // Fire Engineering;Apr2001, Vol. 154 Issue 4, p140 

    Features several fire trucks delivered to different fire departments in the United States as of April 2001. Equipment of the American Lafrance quint delivered to Roxbury Chemical Engine Co. Number 1 of New Jersey; Replacements for Mountain View, Colorado Fire Protection District's aging...

  • FIRST-CLASS PRODUCTS.  // Fire Engineering;May2006, Vol. 159 Issue 5, p134 

    The article presents information on American LaFrance, one of the best known brands of fire equipment and supplies in the U.S. Based in South Carolina, the company integrates the foremost technologies in chassis design, fire pumps and pumpers and the MedlcMaster ambulance line. American LaFrance...

  • American LaFrance selects Air Link.  // Trailer / Body Builders;Mar2005, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p106 

    Reports on the selection of Air Link air-ride walking beam suspension by American LaFrance as a standard equipment on its tandem axle firetrucks, announced by Raydan Manufacturing Inc. in March 2005. Installation of Air Link by American LaFrance in 2001.

  • First and Only.  // New Yorker;12/7/1981, Vol. 57 Issue 42, p42 

    The article focuses on the rationale behind the selection of pale lime green for a fire engine owned by the New York City Fire Department. The department has 357 companies, all with red fire engines except Engine Co. 65 at 33 West Forty-Third Street. According to John Mulligan, assistant...

  • APPARATUS DELIVERIES.  // Fire Engineering;Mar2008, Vol. 161 Issue 3, p186 

    The article presents a comparison of fire trucks including Water Pumper from American LAFRANCE, 109-foot ladder from HME, and the TM-5150 twin-agent unit from Crash Rescue Equipment Service.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics