Articles by Year: 2018
The classic helmet shape dates back to the early 1900s, when helmets fabricated with leather and metal caught on with firefighters everywhere. The design was purposeful: a high dome to deflect falling objects and a wide brim to protect the firefighter from debris, water and burning embers.
Adam Hogan joined the Fire-Dex team in January as a Regional Sales Manager covering the Southeast Territory (Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina). In addition, he manages national accounts, e-commerce, catalog, and military accounts. Adam has a passion for the industry, stemming from 16 years of working as a Firefighter, with 11 years of service in the city of Birmingham, Alabama. Read on to get to know more about Adam!
Congratulations to Mike DiMeglio of Donley Safety in Indianapolis, Indiana on earning the distinguished title of “Distributor of the Month” for May 2018. Over the past 7 years, Mike has covered Southern Indiana full time and been integral in helping pave the way for Donley Safety’s great success with Fire-Dex. Recently, Mike has delivered 12 sets of the Interceptor Package™ featuring TECGEN71 to Manchester Fire & Rescue, as well as 13 sets of gear to Columbus Township Fire Department. In addition, he has converted three departments to FXR custom turnouts in the last month!
Rose Warington joined the Fire-Dex Family in January 2017 as a Customer Service Representative, covering territories for Tory King and Bruce Scheck, which include South Central States and the Great Lakes Territory. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Applied Business from Ohio Business College and brings over fifteen years of customer service experience, eight of those years in a manufacturing environment. Let’s get to know a little more about Rose!
This year at FDIC in booth 1823, Fire-Dex will feature our Interceptor Package™, H41 Interceptor™ particulate blocking hoods and our game-changing TECGEN71 exclusive outer shell. These products were designed to address immediate and long-term occupational dangers, such as fireground carcinogens and overexertion.
Jim Cedar joined Fire-Dex in October 2017 as our Regional Sales Manager for the Mid-America territory, covering Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Jim also served in the volunteer fire service for almost ten years, which includes severals years as a NYS EMT. Get to know a little more about Jim!