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Hazleton City Fire Department Adds New Truck

9/16/2017

HAZLETON, PA — The city fire department has welcomed a new family member. Rescue 3 — a 2018 KME rescue/pumper truck —joined the city’s fleet of three pumpers and two aerial trucks Friday at 10:30 a.m.


REV Group Fire Division – KME – Introduces PRO™ Series Rescue Pumper

8/31/2017
MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- REV Group (NYSE:REVG), a $2.4 billion manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands and leading provider of parts and services, announced today the launch of the KME PROTM Series Rescue Pumper – a multi-purpose response vehicle – featuring a newly engineered operator panel with ergonomically designed manual controls, increased pump operator safety features and ultimate equipment carrying capacity.

REV GROUP FIRE DIVISION – KME – DELIVERS FIRST TALON HIGH REACH EXTENDABLE TURRET (HRET)

8/29/2017
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Aug 29, 2017 – REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a $2.4 billion manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands and leading provider of parts and services, today announced the delivery of the first KME TalonTM High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET).  The TalonTM delivers the unique ability to have a high reach extendable turret installed on a custom pumper while maintaining a short overall length and wheelbase.


KME Streamlines Production with The Plant 21 Project

6/14/2017
On April 11th, 2016 REV Group, Inc. (“REV Group”) announced the acquisition of Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. (“KMETM”). In a year’s time, KME has streamlined production to ensure that Safety and Quality are the driving force in every build while remaining Customer Focused and Solution-Driven.

Orange County Fire Authority Purchases Additional KME’s

11/30/2016
KME, a member of REV Group, announces that that the Orange County Fire Authority has tagged onto their 2015 bid and order and has purchased an additional six (6) 101’ tractor drawn Aerials and ten (10) custom pumpers to join dozens of KME’s already in service. 

The City and County of Honolulu Purchases Additional KME’s

11/30/2016
KME, a member of REV Group, announces that that the City and County of Honolulu has purchased an additional two (2) 101’ tractor drawn Aerials and ten (10) custom pumpers to join KME’s already in service. 

REV Group, Inc. Acquires Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. (“KME”)

4/11/2016
(April 11, 2016) - REV Group, Inc. (“REV Group”), a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles for commercial, fire & emergency and recreation markets, announced today the acquisition of Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. (“KME” or the “Company”).  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO...

Keystone Fire Apparatus Joins KME’s Sales Team

3/7/2016
Nesquehoning, PA – KME is pleased to announce the addition of Keystone Fire Apparatus Inc., www.keystonefireapparatus.com, to the KME sales team.

Petersburg Virginia Chooses KME

9/21/2015
Nesquehoning, PA –KME is pleased to announce that the City of Petersburg, Virginia has awarded Goodman Specialized Vehicles and KME an order for a custom pumper, 79’ AerialCatTM ladder and a 55’ FirestixTM.

Anchorage Alaska Adds More KME’s to Fleet

9/21/2015
Nesquehoning, PA – KME is pleased to announce that the City of Anchorage, Alaska is adding three additional pumpers to its fire fleet that already contains a substantial number of KME trucks.

KME Delivers Ultra- High Pressure Airfield Apparatus

1/5/2015
Nesquehoning, PA –KME has recently delivered a variety of airfield fire apparatus to the United States Air Force that include state-of-the-art ultra-high pressure (UHP) firefighting pumping systems. A video of these trucks can be found in the Air Force’s latest strategic communication video titled "Light, Lean and Lethal - Air Force's UHP Firefighting Arsenal". The link to the video featuring KME’s P-19, P-23 and P-34 vehicles follows:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDrH3QaVAI4

The Up-Front on Bumper Extensions

12/30/2014
Each community’s fire service needs impact new apparatus design specifications, and one part of the truck where innovations are possible is the front bumper.

Inaugural Nesquehoning Grand Prix

3/5/2014
Kovatch Motorsports and Pencor Services are pleased to sponsor the Inaugural Nesquehoning Grand Prix to take place in Nesquehoning, PA on April 27th with a rain date of May 4th.

City of Avondale Arizona Takes Delivery of KME Ridgerunner

11/7/2013
Nesquehoning, PA – KME and W.W. Williams, KME’s Arizona dealer, are pleased to announce that the City of Avondale Fire and Rescue has taken delivery of a brand new KME RidgerunnerTM.

KME Recognizes Top Sales Achievers at National Sales Meeting

10/25/2013
Each year at KME’s National Sales Meeting, Sales Representative Organizations are recognized for outstanding sales and service performance. The 2013 meeting was held at Sands Casino and Resort in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and on October 22, the best of the best were recognized.

Hawai`i Fire Department Chooses KME

8/30/2013
Nesquehoning, PA – KME is pleased to announce the County of Hawai`i has awarded KME and its dealer Hawaii Specialty Vehicles LLC an order for two custom pumpers.

Vancouver, Washington Chooses KME

4/2/2013
KME is pleased to announce the City of Vancouver, Washington has awarded KME and its dealer Cascade Fire and Safety a five year contract for acquisition of multiple pumpers.

City of Los Angeles Chooses KME

4/2/2013
KME is pleased to announce the City of Los Angeles’ Fire Department has awarded KME, an order for eleven (11) custom pumpers. The award is part of a multi-year contract with options for future apparatus purchases.

KME Adds Staff to California Factory Sales and Service Center

3/2/2013
KME would like to announce the addition of new staff at our factory sales and service center in Ontario, California. These changes will even further enhance KME’s ability to respond to the needs of our customers in the western region of the US, and provide a platform for continued growth.

KME Receives Baldwin County, GA Order

2/27/2013
KME is pleased to announce the Baldwin County Board of Commissioners (GA) has awarded KME and its sales representative NAFECO, a purchase order for three (3) KME Custom Pumpers for the Baldwin County Fire Department, GA. 

KME Receives LA County FD Rescue Order

2/6/2013
KME received a purchase order from the Los Angeles County Fire Department for 36 rescue trucks. 

City of Syracuse Chooses KME

1/15/2013
The Syracuse Fire Department in New York chose KME and Gorman Emergency Vehicles! Below is more information about the order, as well as information on how you can add on to it.

KME Receives FDNY Pumper Order

1/11/2013
KME is pleased to announce we've received an FDNY pumper order.

KME Awarded New Jersey State Contract

12/18/2012
The State of New Jersey has awarded KME a new contract for fire fighting vehicles that allows all fire departments within the state to purchase apparatus more easily and cost effectively.

KME Joins Carbon Co. Volunteers to Send Disaster Relief Convoy to New Jersey

11/9/2012
KME joins Carbon County volunteers to send Disaster Relief Convoy to New Jersey

KME Announces Top Sales Achievers

10/23/2012
KME Announces Top Sales Achievers

City of Ottawa Chooses KME

10/10/2012
City of Ottawa Chooses KME

KME Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification

10/4/2012
KME, a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles for the fire-rescue, aviation, petro-chemical, industrial, energy and military industries has received its certification from TÜV SÜD America Inc. after they assessed the company’s quality system and found it to be in compliance with ISO 9001:2008.

Free Exhibit Passes to Firehouse Expo in Baltimore

9/28/2012
Planning on going to Firehouse Expo in Baltimore this year?

Defense Logistics Agency Contract Schedule Award

8/7/2012
KME Corp., Nesquehoning, Pa., was awarded a fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract with a maximum $382,500,000 for procurement of commercial type fire and emergency vehicles.

KME Appoints Safe Industries for the Carolina’s

8/3/2012
KME is pleased to announce the addition of Safe Industries (www.safeindustries.com) to the KME sales representative network. 

Los Angeles County Awards 11 Engines to KME

6/12/2012
The Los Angeles County Fire Department has awarded a contract to KME for eleven custom pumpers.

Los Angeles County Awards TDA’s to KME

6/4/2012
The Los Angeles County Fire Department has awarded a multi-unit contract to KME for 100’ tractor drawn aerials.

FDIC 2012—KME Unveils New Engine and Transmission Combinations

5/23/2012
The KME 2012 FDIC exhibit will feature a wide range of custom apparatus with the largest offering of horsepower and model options available to the fire service.

FDIC 2012 - KME Unveils New Engine Rescue with Digital Panel

5/23/2012
The KME 2012 FDIC display will feature a new engine rescue with a compact, all digital pump panel display.

FDIC 2012—KME Unveils 123’ AerialCat Ladder

5/23/2012
The KME 2012 FDIC display will feature an all new 123’ AerialCatTM rearmount ladder being delivered to the Westfield, Indiana Fire Department.

KME Introduces Specialized Apparatus for Power Plant Protection

2/23/2012
KME has recently introduced a new type of industrial fire apparatus designed to protect power generation facilities, including nuclear facilities.