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Changes at Our Company

 

Changes

Thursday, February 6, 2020 | Categories:

Dear Valued Customers,

                We would like to thank you for your continued support through the years.  As you may know we have gone through some changes in the last 12 months.  I would like to take the time to go over these changes.

               First, we sold the assets of our Truck repair shop to Ward Apparatus in early 2019.  Their existing facilities put them in a unique position to have a great growth in the field. We would like to tell you that Ward is our authorized repair and warranty service shop for the Alexis Trucks that we distribute.

                Second, a couple of years ago MSA purchased Globe Fire Suites. We were a longstanding MSA and Globe distributor. MSA has been making changes in their distribution, management, as well as the Globe line since this purchase. In the third quarter of 2019 they eliminated our territory for the MSA and Globe lines, you may know that we had an extremely small territory in comparison to other dealers throughout the US.  In the months following we have tirelessly and thoroughly examined all other lines of SCBA and PPE. 

                We are now proud to inform you of our new product line of LION apparel.  This is a full line including: Turnout Gear, Station Gear, Boots, Helmets, Gloves and hoods.  In addition to this great news we would like to inform you all that LION is an authorized repair center for Globe.  This means that we can continue to maintain your Globe Gear through the life of your gear.  We look forward to sharing with you the full line we now offer. 

                We are also proud to inform to you that we are now a local distributer for Drager. Drager has a full line of SCBA as well as TIC, Haz-Mat, gas detection, and training. We will also be an authorized repair facility.

These changes and new lines will put us in a great position to move forward and grow into the 2020 decade. Top lines with top management and worldwide distribution strategies.

We look forward to sharing with you our great new products as well as fulfilling all your firefighting, rescue, emergency equipment and safety needs.  We want to thank you for your continued support and business and look forward to talking with you soon.

 

Sincerely,

Alicia Morse

Alicia Morse

President

Lafrance Equipment Corporation

 

LaFrance Equipment