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KIMTEK® Marks 35 Years Of Innovation
January 10, 2019 - Orleans, VT –– KIMTEK Corp, makers of MEDLITE® and FIRELITE® Transport skid units for off-road rescue and wildland firefighting, have announced plans to celebrate the company's 35th anniversary with a number of events planned throughout 2019. KIMTEK Transport skid units fit easily into most utility vehicles and pick-up trucks, enabling first responders to travel over rough terrain and through tight clearances with essential fire and/or medical rescue equipment and attendants. Markets have responded enthusiastically, resulting in record demand for KIMTEK products around the globe.
KIMTEK® Announces Upgrades with Mercedes Booster Hose and Draft Kits
January 12, 2018 - Orleans, VT –– KIMTEK Corp, makers of MEDLITE® and FIRELITE® Transport skid units for off-road rescue and wildland firefighting, today announced a new relationship with Mercedes Textiles, Canadian manufacturers of firefighting systems including fire hoses, couplings, adapters, accessories, and fire pumps. KIMTEK has made Mercedes Boostlite® non-collapsible reel booster hose the new standard on all its UTV and Truck FIRELITE® skid units that feature the Hannay 4000 series reels. Heavy duty and kink resistant even at low pressure, Mercedes Boostlite hose weighs an average of 30 lb less than rubber jacketed booster hose. This state-of-the-art addition represents another top-of-the-line fixture to KIMTEK's long list of trusted product offerings available on its skid units, already including W.S. Darley pumps, Hannay reels, Scotty foam systems, and others.
August, 2016 - Orleans, VT –– KIMTEK® Corporation has just announced record sales for its fiscal year ending July 2016. Makers of FIRELITE® and MEDLITE® Transport Skid Units for UTV side-by-side vehicles and pick-up trucks, KIMTEK reports a healthy revenue increase over last year. The company attributes another period of record growth to the introduction of new products as well as expansion into multiple new markets resulting in increased sales overseas.
October 2015 - Orleans, VT –– Kimball Johnson, founder and president of KIMTEK Corporation, has announced the purchase of a second facility in Orleans, Vermont where production of the company's full line of MEDLITE® and FIRELITE® transport skid units will continue and expand. Custom designed for ATV, UTV, and pick-up trucks, KIMTEK's slide-in medical, fire and rescue skid units are sold worldwide.
January 27, 2014 –– When tasked with building a forestry truck many departments’ goals are to get as much water and as big of a pump as they can onto the truck. This approach can quickly lead to an overweight truck, resulting in a vehicle that will not handle well and a department that has spent money for more pump than they will use.
July, 2011 - Westmore, Vermont –– KIMTEK Corp hit the ground running in 2011! The Vermont-based maker of modular skid units expanded its presence at home and around the world, offering rugged yet affordable options for fire and medical rescue at remote sites as well as large public venues.
June, 2011 — Westmore, VT –– KIMTEK Corporation's FIRELITE® Transport FDHP-11 compact skid unit for pick-up trucks offers a versatile, cost effective quick response solution for fire services. Rugged and rust proof, this lightweight slip-in fire skid unit offers quality construction at an affordable cost.
“Thank you for your prompt delivery. Just a quick note to remark on the high quality workmanship of the FIRELITE®, which I took delivery of last Thursday. We put it to work immediately - fits like a glove in the truck, works like a charm, and looks spiffy. I’ll rest a lot better at night knowing we’ll have it on hand for prescribed burns. Thanks - and congratulations on an excellent product and a refreshing willingness to meet a customer’s needs.”
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