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Eastway named Canadian distributor for HME Ahren-Fox

June 17, 2014, Carleton Place, Ont. - Eastway Emergency Vehicles is the new Canadian distributor for HME Ahrens-Fox, a custom fire apparatus manufacturer based in Wyoming, Mich. Eastway’s sales and service territory comprises Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Quebec.

June 17, 2014
By Carey Fredericks

“Our sales team at Eastway Emergency Vehicles is very excited in being able to introduce to our customers the HME Ahrens-Fox heavy-duty, 12-gauge, high-quality stainless steel fire apparatus products”, said Eastway president Neil Greene.

“The HME, Inc. product line will complement our company’s heavy-duty, fully welded aluminum fire apparatus. The combined companies offer over 60 new and pre-owned trucks in inventory for immediate delivery.”

HME Ahrens-Fox director of sales Mitch Willoughby said Eastway (www.eastway911.com), which is based in Carleton Place, Ont., has a solid reputation for service and

“We know EEV will deliver strong sales and customer service to emergency responders in the Canadian market based on their previous track record and their recent HME sales while coming aboard,” Willoughby said.

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HME (www.firetrucks.com) is a privately held manufacture; its product line includes aerials, towers, custom and commercial pumpers, mini-pumpers, rapid-attack trucks, wildland and interface apparatus, rescues and tankers. HME is the world’s largest single-source producer of custom, stainless steel fire apparatus; it has introduced a number of fire industry firsts, including tilt-cab engineering, touch-screen valve control technology and industry leading, across-the-board tight turn radius and cramp angles.