Arnprior Fire Trucks Corp. (“AFTC”) is pleased to announce that they have been awarded the contract for the design and manufacture of another tandem tanker apparatus. North Grenville Fire Services awarded the tender to AFTC to be completed and delivered in late summer 2012. Manufacturing of the truck will be at the company’s state-of-the art plant in Arnprior, Ontario.
“We are confident that AFTC will build us an excellent truck. The team of builders in Arnprior is skilled and offer outstanding quality control measures in their trucks. With local service and support North Grenville Fire Service will have a reliable apparatus that will be safe and serve the community for years to come,” said Paul Hutt, Fire Chief of North Grenville Fire Services.
AFTC boasts high end CNC machining capabilities, laser cutters, laser welders and other precision machinery along with a very experienced manufacturing team. The plant operates to the high AS9100 Aerospace quality standards. AFTC shares the Plaintree resources of almost 100 employees including professional engineers, draftsmen, CAD operators, certified welders and support staff.
“Fire departments now have an alternative option when it comes to service and quality products. Our goal is to provide the best service and support locally and nationally. AFTC still manufactures all possible components from tanks to pump boxes. We are truly a custom builder and not just an assembly plant,” said Graeme Cross, Business Development Manager for Arnprior Fire Trucks Corp.Arnprior Fire Trucks Corp. ( www.arnpriorfiretrucks.net ) was formed with the key employees of Seagrave Canada (formerly Almonte Fire Trucks) and they will continue building fire apparatus with the pride and quality that they have for over 20 years. About Plaintree Systems Plaintree has two diversified product lines consisting of Specialty Structures and Electronics. The Specialty Structures Division includes the former Triodetic Group with over 40 years of experience, is a design/build manufacturer of steel, aluminum and stainless steel specialty structures such as commercial domes, free form structures, barrel vaults, space frames and industrial dome coverings, and the newly formed Arnprior Fire Trucks Corp., a manufacturer of high end fire and emergency vehicles. The Electronics Division includes the legacy Hypernetics, Plaintree Free Space Optics businesses and the newly acquired business of Summit Aerospace USA Inc. Plaintree’s WAVEBRIDGE solution uses LED technology to form a secure point-to-point wireless link for data, voice and video transmission. Hypernetics was established in 1972, a manufacturer of avionic components for various applications including aircraft antiskid braking, aircraft instrument indicators, solenoids, high purity valves and permanent magnet alternators. Summit Aerospace USA Inc. provides precision machining of high value engine components for the aerospace and defence markets. Plaintree’s shares are traded under the symbol “NPT”. Shareholders and Investors can access Company information on CNSX’s website and receive full Company disclosure monthly. For more information on Plaintree or to receive stock quotes, complete with trading summaries, bid size and ask price, brokerage house participation, insider reports, news releases, disclosure information, and CNSX and SEDAR filings, visit the CNSX website at www.cnq.ca or the Company’s website at www.plaintree.com .