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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ADT is a leading provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses in the United States and Canada, people on-the-go and their networks. Making security more accessible than ever before, and backed by 24/7 customer support, ADT is committed to providing superior customer service with a focus on speed and quality of responsiveness, helping customers feel more safe and empowered. ADT is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida and employs more than 17,500 people in the United States and Canada.

 

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.

Clarion UX’s Fire & Rescue Group provides critical cutting-edge firefighting and emergency medical service news, education, equipment, and hands-on training. Through our industry-leading publications, digital media, and events, Clarion UX’s Fire & Rescue Group covers the latest developments and standards in apparatus and equipment, clinical breakthroughs, and training for firefighters, EMTs, paramedics, and those professionals serving in the Fire & EMS Industries. We at Clarion UX’s Fire & Rescue hold ourselves to the strictest of standards, ensuring that our service to the first responders equals the industry’s tireless service to us all while maintaining our long-standing mission to “Train and Inform the Fire & EMS Industry.”

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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 www.csx.com.

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 www.globeturnoutgear.com. Globe is now part of MSA.

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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 www.motorolasolutions.com/giving.

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 www.nfpa.org/freeaccess.

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 (LCFA), 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.

The LCFA was organized in 1921. They support fire safety and fire training, print the PA Fireman magazine, produce the Harrisburg PA Fire Expo, and distribute IFSTA fire training manuals.

*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 www.columbiasouthern.edu 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.

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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.

FireRescue1 Academy is the industry’s most comprehensive online video training system. Featuring more than 500 short-format and 30 training-block courses with quizzes and self-paced training, the FireRescue1 Academy platform helps firefighters better serve their communities by addressing training needs and compliance requirements.

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.

First Arriving is the leading marketing company powering success for volunteer fire, rescue, and EMS departments, businesses, associations, and nonprofits. Led by lifelong volunteer firefighters, First Arriving is your partner to ensure your leadership and members have the tools, resources, and services needed to grow and be a successful, dynamic organization. Our solutions include web sites, fundraising, recruitment marketing and member progression management, digital dashboards, learning management, and much more.

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 www.heroplusprogram.com.

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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 www.MSAFIRE.com.

*Note: Corporate Membership does not indicate NVFC endorsement.

 

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 www.rosenbaueramerica.com.

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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. www.vfis.com

*Note: Corporate Membership does not indicate NVFC endorsement.

Fire-Dex, headquartered in Medina, Ohio, is a leading manufacturer of head-to-toe protection for first responders, including turnout gear, rescue PPE, boots, hoods, gloves, and helmets. With a strong emphasis on health and safety, Fire-Dex has paved the path of innovation for the manufacturing of firefighting gear while focusing on the continuous improvement of our products and processes. Visit www.firedex.com for more information.

FirstForward.com is a free online training network for first responders where you can track all of your experience and exposures in one place. When it comes time to find that important record to show your chief for a promotion or to show your doctor for a better diagnosis, FirstForward makes it easy. With more than 600 courses and over 100 free courses, you can also use FirstForward to take and track your training. Visit info.firstforward.com/exposure-NVFC to learn more.

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.

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.

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 www.piercemfg.com.

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. www.ULfirefightersafety.com

W. L. Gore & Associates is a global materials science company dedicated to transforming industries and improving lives. Founded in 1958, Gore has built a reputation for solving complex technical challenges in the most demanding environments — from revolutionizing the outerwear industry with GORE-TEX® fabric to creating medical devices that improve and save lives to enabling new levels of performance in the aerospace, pharmaceutical and mobile electronics markets, among other industries. The company is also known for its strong, team-oriented culture and continued recognition from the Great Place to Work® Institute. Headquartered in Newark, DE, Gore employs approximately 9,500 associates and generates annual revenues that exceed $3 billion. Visit us online at: www.gore.com.

*Note: Corporate Membership does not indicate NVFC endorsement.

Emergency Reporting (ER) is the largest cloud-based Fire, EMS and community risk reduction platform in the world. Integrated with EMS for easy, one-report filing of NFIRS and NEMSIS data, ER provides industry-leading solutions that allow Fire & EMS departments to run their entire operations efficiently and effectively, enhancing both firefighter and citizen safety. The company provides the easiest-to-use system on the market and migrates nearly 100 agencies per month from their old RMS to ER’s. Supporting more than 350,000 first responders at nearly 6,000 civilian Fire/Rescue and EMS agencies and more than 170 DoD/military installations worldwide – as well as large entities with self-contained Fire & EMS services like NASA, nuclear power plants, hospitals and oil refineries – the company is well-known as the most reliable and stable Fire & EMS RMS provider. For more information visit www.emergencyreporting.com.

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.

Mahindra North America (MNA) is part of Mahindra Group’s Automotive and Farm Sector – the number one selling tractor company in the world, based on volumes, and the only tractor manufacturer in the world to win the industry’s top two quality awards – the Deming Application Prize and the Japan Quality Medal, care of Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers. Houston, Texas-based, MNA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and began selling tractors in the USA in 1994 and introduced a line of utility vehicles in 2015. Mahindra NA has eight facilities assembling, distributing, and manufacturing tractors and utility vehicles in North America. To learn more about Mahindra North America, please visit www.mahindrausa.com.

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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 www.rescuewipes.com.

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 www.TheBackdraftMagazine.com.

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 www.trident.edu/nvfc, or contact Outreach.Partnerships@trident.edu.

Ward Diesel Filter Systems – Automatic and vehicle-mounted, Ward Diesel NO SMOKE Systems offer diesel exhaust protection on scene, in the station – anywhere you need it. Building modifications are not required for installation and there are no mechanical pieces to be attached by the Firefighter when exiting and returning to the station. NO SMOKE is the only diesel exhaust removal solution on the market today that provides complete protection against harmful diesel exhaust both inside and outside the fire station. Visit us online at www.warddiesel.com or call 800-845-4665 to learn more.

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.