Metalfab Featured Supplier: Ziamatic Corporation

Every so often, we like to feature one of our valued suppliers. By doing so, we have a chance to highlight their contribution to the fire service and their ongoing dedication to helping keep our communities safe. This time around, we are putting the spotlight on Ziamatic Corporation, a leading manufacturer of fire and safety…

Metalfab Fire Trucks: A Multi-Generational Family Legacy

When Gordon Green’s father, Donald Green, started Metalfab Fire Trucks in 1967, he had no way of knowing that it would persevere and grow into the thriving fire truck manufacturing company that you see today. He may not have known it at the time, but he did have a vision—one that Gordon is at the…

Preparing for and Drafting an Effective Fire Truck RFP (Request for Proposal)

Is your old fire truck in need of replacement? It happens. And unfortunately, we all know what it means: now is the time to start looking for, or dreaming up, a satisfactory replacement. Replacing your truck should not be taken lightly. Because the safety of your crew, your community, and yourselves as fire chiefs are…

Metalfab and the MHL Team Up for a Second Year: Playoffs, Community, and the 12 Jerseys of Christmas

For over 50 years, Metalfab has been providing fire departments with the maintenance and supplies they need to keep their communities safe. They have innovated their products to fit the changing needs of the surrounding areas. For instance, mini pumpers enable emergency response in narrow streets or tough-to-get-to areas. As a community-minded organization, the team…

Wet or Dry: How to Winterize Your Fire Trucks This Season

When the cold weather hits, fire departments have to decide whether or not they are going to winterize their fire trucks. To preserve the functionality and longevity of your equipment, we always recommend winterizing fire trucks in regions where the temperature is going to hit freezing or below. It comes down to how you want…

Cooking Safety Starts with YOU! Pay Attention to Fire Prevention

Cooking Safety Starts with YOU! Pay Attention to Fire Prevention As Fire Prevention Week (FPW) is upon us— this year’s theme is “Cooking safety starts with YOU”—Metalfab is banding together with North American fire departments and their communities in order to educate around the practice of fire safety in the kitchen and its significance. In…

Introducing Metalfab’s Newest Member of the Sales Team—Maria Pozsgai!

Introducing Metalfab’s Newest Member of the Sales Team—Maria Pozsgai! At Metalfab, the heart of our business comprises a passionate team of management, purchasers, engineers, production staff, and salespeople. Each of us plays an important role in delivering our high-quality line of custom fire trucks to the end users. Recently, we added a new salesperson to…

September Marked the 20th Annual Canadian Firefighter Memorial

September Marked the 20th Annual Canadian Firefighter Memorial The 20th annual Canadian Firefighter Memorial was held in Ottawa on the 10th of September at 10:30 a.m. Metalfab was honored to join the event via livestream, which was offered to those unable to join in person. This year, we honored 89 firefighters who lost their lives…

Congratulations to the Winner of the 2023 Jim Hayter Scholarship

Congratulations to the Winner of the 2023 Jim Hayter Scholarship This year’s Jim Hayter Memorial scholarship has officially been awarded to Ms. Tessa Cox of Saint Albans, NL! Thank you to everyone who applied. For those of you who don’t know, the Jim Hayter Memorial Scholarship is a scholarship established by Metalfab in 2017 to…