Corporate Members

The NVFC gratefully acknowledges the support and participation of our Corporate Members. Please view our list of Corporate Members and we encourage you to support them with your business.

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California Casualty insurance provides exclusive auto and home protection for firefighters, educators, peace officers, and nurses in 44 states. Custom coverage and unique discounts to each profession explains why California Casualty customers are so loyal – and why the company celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2014. NVFC Members exclusive: Click Here and Chat online to get a $25 Target Gift card when you get an Auto Quote. Learn more about California Casualty and find answers to common insurance coverage questions here.
CSX, based in Jacksonville, FL, is a premier transportation company. Through its subsidiaries, it provides rail, intermodal, and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For nearly 190 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation’s economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation’s population resides. It also links more than 240 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river, and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at
Globe – Firefighters need to be prepared to perform at their peak, on every call. That’s why Globe delivers the most advanced, best-fitting, and longest lasting protection by listening to our customers, creating breakthrough designs, and applying the engineering skills of the nation’s most trusted turnout gear manufacturer. Globe turnout gear is designed to protect you, move with you, and improve your performance. It’s athletic gear for firefighters. Learn more at Globe is now part of MSA.

Josh Cellars – California vintner Joseph Carr’s line of Josh Cellars wine is named in honor of his father, a volunteer firefighter who also served in the United States Army. Josh Cellars offers bold, complex, and approachable wines handcrafted for drinking with family and friends. Sourced from vineyards across California, Josh Cellars offers six varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Merlot, and a new red blend, “Legacy.” Josh Cellars wines are available at retailers nationwide.  

The Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions. With employees located around the globe, Motorola Solutions seeks to benefit the communities where it operates. The company achieves this by making strategic grants, forging strong community partnerships, and fostering innovation. The Motorola Solutions Foundation focuses its funding on public safety, disaster relief, employee programs and education, especially science, technology, engineering, and math programming. For more information on Motorola Solutions Corporate and Foundation giving, visit

National Fire Protection Association is a worldwide leader in fire, electrical, building, and life safety. The mission of the international nonprofit organization founded in 1896 is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. NFPA develops more than 300 codes and standards to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other hazards. All NFPA codes and standards can be viewed at no cost at

Fire Engineering
The PennWell Fire Group, consisting of Fire Engineering, Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment, FireRescue, and the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC International), is a unique collection of publications, online properties, and live events that possess an unparalleled heritage within the industry that effectively reach the entire fire service community. While each of our individual brands are unique in their content and scope, they work synergistically to provide firefighters with the “how, what, who, and when” across the training spectrum, as well as provide advertisers the most efficient use of marketing dollars. Simply, the PennWell Fire Group is an extensive arsenal of opportunities that address the ever-changing landscape of firefighter training and media.

Provident Agency, Inc.
Provident Agency, Inc. – For over 70 years, we’ve been providing benefits to emergency service personnel who put their lives on the line for their fellow Americans every day. Responders are entitled to the best. Provident Agency offers dependable, comprehensive accident & health protection meeting the changing needs of today’s emergency responders.

The Pennsylvania Fireman is a monthly news magazine published for more than 60 years by The Lancaster County Firemen’s Association, Inc. of Lancaster, PA. Its monthly features include state and national news of interest to the emergency services and training articles by nationally known authors.

*Note: Corporate Membership does not indicate NVFC endorsement.

American Addiction Centers has been selected by the NVFC as a provider of Member Assistance services for all NVFC members and their families. Our certified counselors are available 24/7 at our toll-free, confidential phone line to provide assistance with issues including substance abuse, relationship/psychological problems, or any issue disturbing a member’s career and wellness. Services are offered as part of the member benefit package, at no cost to NVFC members or their immediate family. This is the first NVFC program of its kind since its inception in 1976.


Columbia Southern University – Take the next step in your career – enroll today in one of our five completely online fire science programs. The fire science degree programs at CSU provide the foundation for leadership and administration of fire service organizations. From learning about fire prevention to fire service equipment, our programs provide a comprehensive view of the fire science industry. Visit to apply today and open the doors to an exciting and rewarding future in fire science! NVFC members and their families receive a 10% discount on tuition.

Cooley LLP

Emergency Services Insurance Program (ESIP) – In a world of insurance driven by bargain pricing, arm’s length service, and one-size-fits all policies, only ESIP offers the depth of knowledge and industry expertise to serve the real needs of fire and rescue service organizations. For more than 25 years, we have lived and breathed emergency services, developing industry-tailored coverages, risk management, and a proactive approach that helps anticipate issues before they occur. ESIP offers the attention and expertise you can only expect from people who live your business, and we’re ready to create an insurance package customized to fit your organization’s needs.
FireGrantsHelp’s mission is to provide firefighters and departments with a comprehensive resource for grant information and assistance. The web site features the most extensive fire grant database ever created, with a library of information for federal, state, local, and corporate grant opportunities. FireGrantsHelp also offers users a multitude of free grant assistance tools such as research guidance, grant writing tips, tools, news, and more. NVFC members receive a discount on grant-writing services from FireGrantsHelp.

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance, and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings, and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. In 2012 Lincoln Financial Group’s Retirement Plan Services business announced the introduction of a new National LOSAP HEROPLUSSM Program. This first of its kind Length of Service Award Program was designed for individual Fire and Emergency Services departments to help recruit, retain, and reward dedicated volunteers with a program that will help boost their retirement readiness. The National LOSAP HEROPLUSSM offers sponsors ongoing program support in an employer-sponsored retirement plan, and is customizable at the local level to meet the specific needs of the plan sponsor. For more information about the HEROPLUS Program please visit

Mine Safety Appliances Company

MSA – For over 100 years MSA has been providing lifesaving technologies through our SCBA, TIC, Cairns Helmets, and Portable Instruments, all of which have been designed with one focus in mind, protecting those that protect us. Because when you go in, we go in with you. For more information on all of the products MSA has to offer please visit

TenCate is a global leader in the design and production of protective fabrics for the emergency response market. We offer a comprehensive range of products that exceeds all others in quality, comfort, and FR performance. TenCate sets the industry pace by creating first-to-market, breakthrough solutions based on unmatched scientific expertise. Visit TenCate at:

*Note: Corporate Membership does not indicate NVFC endorsement.

Action Training Systems is a multi-media production company with over 26 years of experience and knowledge developing courses for the emergency responder. We take pride in the quality of our video content as well as the programs’ instructional design. Our interactive programs are proven to significantly increase learner competency, and are all based on current national standards. The ATS philosophy is built on the concept that training programs are used not to replace hands-on training, but as a tool for the instructor to support and enhance essential education. With over 200 EMS and firefighter training programs available, these programs are great tools for initial or recurrent training.

American Military University (AMU) is dedicated to educating those who serve. We offer more than 100 online degree programs and our professors bring you their first-hand field expertise and real-world perspective. Plus, our online courses are designed specifically to meet the needs of working adults with unpredictable schedules, meaning you can complete your education around your busy life. NVFC members can take advantage of a five percent tuition grant, technology course fee waiver, and no application fees.


First Alert – The First Alert brand is the most recognized name in home safety. For nearly 40 years First Alert has been committed to providing technologies and safety products that people trust to protect themselves and their families.


Designed and manufactured in the US, OmniShield brings high quality optical smoke, rate of rise heat, carbon monoxide detection, flood and freeze sensors as well as 520 Hz square wave and bed shaker technology to homeowners in one complete network. Multiple sensors and multiple alerts allow homeowners the ability to see the conditions inside their home 24/7 without monthly monitoring fees. OmniShield customers will have the best chance for early escape. By using OmniShield’s event positioning system and app based information, homeowners and up to 7 other contacts will be able to share the room of origin, the temperature and the levels of carbon monoxide with first responders during an emergency. Through using tomorrow’s technology for today’s home, OmniShield is safer for everyone!

Rosenbauer America is the world’s leading manufacturer of firefighting vehicles and equipment. With locations all over the globe, the North American operations are based in Lyons, South Dakota; Wyoming, Minnesota; and Fremont, Nebraska. Rosenbauer incorporates the international strength and innovation of a global company with top American manufacturing firms to build firefighters what they need to help keep their communities safe. For more information, please visit

VFIS is the largest provider of insurance, education, and consulting services to emergency service organizations such as fire departments, ambulance and rescue squads, and 911 centers. We have a long history of helping the emergency service community protect their assets and manage their exposure to loss. We pioneered the first tailored insurance package and formed a program for emergency service organizations. VFIS drafted the first specialized insurance policy in 1969 and continues to be the leader in the industry, insuring more emergency service organizations than any other provider.

*Note: Corporate Membership does not indicate NVFC endorsement.

Aquafix is an innovator in the field of global water treatment, providing knowledge and products powered by bioscience and grounded in the goals of improving lives and preserving the environment. Learn more and

Fire-Dex, headquartered in Medina, OH, is a leading manufacturer and marketer of protective firefighting clothing, emergency response apparel, NFPA hoods, helmets, gloves, and boots. Fire-Dex started in 1983 and our impeccable customer care and quality products have been the core ingredients to us becoming the premier protective gear company. Whether your needs are for a simple hood or a large custom-configured order, Fire-Dex is thrilled to give you our best and support your efforts in protecting our first responders. Fire-Dex proudly acquired TECGEN PPE in September of 2015, as its latest addition to the Fire-Dex family of brands. Visit for more information.

Hale Products Inc. is a Fire and Rescue equipment company that consists of seven business units located throughout the world. Hale Products Inc. includes the brand names of Hale, Hurst, Class 1, Godiva, Lukas, Vetter and Dinglee – some of the most recognized brand names in the world for fire and rescue equipment.

JD Palatine specializes in minimizing potential liabilities by providing your Members with accurate, efficient, and innovative risk mitigation solutions backed by superior customer service. JDP risk mitigation solutions include Criminal Record Searches, Verifications, Drug Testing, Social Media Screening, and I-9 Auditing and Verification.

LION is a family owned, global business headquartered in Dayton, OH, that has been operating continuously since 1898. LION is the world’s largest supplier of structural fire personal protective clothing for first responders, as well as a leading provider of cutting-edge training products and facilities through its BullEx and HAAGEN companies. Through traditional contracting and public-private partnership arrangements, customers rely on LION TotalCare and LION LVI to manage the lifecycle of their uniforms, protective equipment, and training products.

Pierce Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, is the leading North American manufacturer of custom fire apparatus. Products include custom and commercial pumpers, aerials, rescue trucks, wildland trucks, minipumpers, elliptical tankers, and homeland security apparatus. In addition, Pierce designs its own foam systems and was the first company to introduce frontal airbags and the Side Roll Protection system to fire apparatus. To learn more about Pierce, visit

UL’s Firefighter Safety Research Institute is dedicated to increasing firefighter knowledge to reduce injuries and deaths in the fire service and in the communities they serve. Working in partnership with the fire service, research departments, and agencies, FSRI executes cutting-edge firefighter research and makes the results widely available to the global fire community. With a team of pioneering experts and access to UL’s leading infrastructure, equipment and vast knowledge and insights, FSRI conducts and disseminates research and training programs that focus on the changing dynamics of residential, commercial, and industrial fires, and the impact they have on the fire service tactics and strategies.

*Note: Corporate Membership does not indicate NVFC endorsement.

International Code Council (ICC) develops building safety building safety codes used to construct residential and commercial building, including housing and schools.

KIMTEK offers an entire series of medical rescue MEDLITE® Transports for UTV/ATV applications, one to meet almost any need and budget. The FIRELITE® Transport series offers an impressive lineup of fire/rescue slip on skid units for use on UTV side by sides and pickup trucks. KIMTEK products can be found in service worldwide and with all branches of the U.S. Military. KIMTEK was founded in 1984.

L.N. Curtis & Sons is a supplier of emergency equipment, fire, rescue, haz-mat, safety for the fire service in the Western US and the US Government worldwide.

Motorola Solutions

Paradigm Liaison Services provides public awareness and damage prevention compliance services through meetings and mailings. Annually, Paradigm implements over 1,000 free face-to-face safety training programs, bringing together pipeline operators and first responders to plan for readiness in the event of a pipeline emergency.

Penflex, Inc. specializes in the administration of volunteer firefighter and volunteer ambulance workers length of service award programs (LOSAPs).

Rescue Wipes are designed specifically for first responders, by first responders, and provide an effective way to minimize the risk of cancer and other toxins from absorbing into the skin. Our dedication to cancer prevention and safety begins with using only premium ingredients to help remove soot, smoke, and harmful toxins from the skin. We want to prevent first responders from absorbing toxic carcinogens while in the line of duty that eventually can result in cancer or disease. Learn more and to order, visit

TEEX Emergency Services Training – TEEX offers high-quality emergency response training and instruction in more than 130 specialty areas.

The Backdraft Magazine is a high-quality, four-color magazine mailed direct to volunteer fire departments to further support their safety, culture, and career. For over 6 years we’ve provided informative articles on training, recruitment & retention, education, and products directly relating to the volunteer fire industry. We value volunteer experience and encourage article submissions that support professional peer mentorship. To request an individual or department subscription, advertise your business, or to submit for author consideration, please visit

Trident University is a 100% online university offering bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in business, education, health and human services, and information systems. With regional accreditation and flexible coursework, we are proud to have over 30,000 alumni. Trident is also pleased to offer NVFC members up to a 26% tuition savings and other benefits. For more information please visit, or contact

Waterous Company, a world leader in fire suppression equipment, has been manufacturing products in South St. Paul, Minnesota for over 126 years. Since its humble beginnings, Waterous has continued to develop revolutionary products for firefighting and industrial applications. From constructing the first gasoline-engine-driven fire pump in 1898 to the most efficient compressed air foam systems (CAFS) in the world today, Waterous has maintained a legacy of supporting the global fire service and industry with fire suppression products, equipment and services that meet international demand.

Whelen Engineering Company is one of the world’s leading emergency warning manufacturers. It operates two state-of-the-art facilities in Chester, CT, and Charlestown, NH, covering over 1,000,000 square feet.

W.S. Darley & Co. offers the latest in fire equipment and apparatus and the ability to order them directly from the homepage. We are a major manufacturer of pumps based out of Chippewa Falls, WI. We produce over 300 models of pumps including Midship pumps, Portable pumps, PTO Driven Pumps, Floating pumps and drop in units. WS Darley has been your fire equipment manufacturer since 1908.

*Note: Corporate Membership does not indicate NVFC endorsement.