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Akron Brass expands product offerings to the Canadian Market

Wednesday, May 20, 2009  

May 18, 2009 – Wooster, Ohio - Akron continues to put emphasis on the Canadian market. With the dedicated sales personnel of Steve Robertson, Ray Thompson, Normand Gareau and Jeff French strategically located throughout the country, Akron is positioned to provide continuous product sales and support to the Canadian fire departments, distributors and OEM customers. Additionally, customer service support will be provided through Michael Kling at 800-228-1161 or via e-mail at

Headquartered in Wooster, Ohio, Akron has grown to include facilities in Washington, IL (formally, GFE Manufacturing) and in Columbus, OH (formerly Weldon Technologies, Inc.). With these acquisitions, the depth of Akron’s product lines have expanded to include scene lighting, reels, generator lighting, junction boxes, hand tools, Weldon emergency and vehicular lighting, and V-Mux® multiplexing. Akron now has the capability to provide customers with these products from one supplier and is committed to quality products, timely delivery and excellent service to the Canadian market.

For more specific information, please contact Steve Robertson at 519-670-4564.

Founded in 1918 and celebrating their 91st Anniversary, Akron Brass is a worldwide marketer and manufacturer of high performance fire fighting and emergency rescue equipment. A Premier Farnell company, Akron Brass is ISO 9001: 2000 registered and has an excellent reputation for developing and manufacturing innovative products.



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