October 2008
Fire Chief;Oct2008, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p12
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs related to the fire prevention equipment industry in the U.S. Fire-Dex Inc. has acquired Chieftain Safety Manufacturing. Meanwhile, Pierce Manufacturing Inc. has received an International Association of Fire Chefs' President's Recognition Award. Elbeco Inc. has opened a new International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001-2000 manufacturing facility in San Juan Del Rio, Mexico.


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