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Fort Garry Fire Trucks grand opening


April 22, 2013
By Carey Fredericks

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Winnipeg-based Fort Garry Fire Trucks (FGFT) officially opened its new, $7 million, 50,000-squaret foot plant on Friday with a grand-opening celebration. FGFT has increased its workforce by about 20 per cent to 100 employees and says it is ready to meet the needs of today's fire service. Photos by Catherine Connolly.
 

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Fort Garry Fire Trucks Grand Opening. Fort Garry’s suppliers have a chance to mingle with customers at the Grand Opening on April 19th.
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Ray Thompson and Steve Robertson from Akron Brass. Brian Nash, National Sales Manager for Fort Garry and John Swanson, Director
of O.E.M Sales for Kochek Co. Inc.
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Grand Opening Celebrations. Mark Biernat from Biernat Fire with Janusz Danielak, Shop Foreman for FGFT.
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Dinner and a casino night topped off the celebrations. Rick Suche and his staff draw for prizesincluding a $25,000 credit toward the purchase of a new fire truck.

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Rick Suche presents the grand prize winners of the $25,000 gift certificate to the winning department. (left to right: Rick Suche, President, Fort Garry Fire Trucks, Dwight Stockall, Captain, Dalum Fire, Albert Jensen, Fire Chief, Dalum Fire, and Phillip Kosheluk, Alberta Territory Manager, FGFT). That’s Dalum Fire’s new truck in the background.