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Ferrara Ladders & Platforms

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  • Ferrara Ladders & Platforms

    Anyone know if Smeal Fire Apparatus is building all aerials for Ferrara , since Spartan Motors now owns them ? Or is Ferrara building there own ladders !

  • #2
    I believe Ferrara is now getting their aerial devices through KME, as both are owned by REV.
    Just a guy...

    Lieutenant - Woodbury, MN FD (Retired)
    Road Captain - Red Knights MC, MN4

    Disclaimer: The facts and opinions expressed above are mine, and mine alone, and are not intended to represent the views of any company I have ever worked for, past or present.


    • #3
      Either KME or E-One since they're all in the REV Group. If I had to guess I'd say KME as well but it might wind up being a combination of both if they wanted to offer aluminum and steel ladders. We'll see.
      Train like you want to fight.


      • #4
        I agree with FFWALT, as far as I know KME would most likely (Out of the two you named) be making Ferraras Aerials since spartan motors took over!


        • #5
          Ferrara frame rails wont tolerate E-One torque box as I understand it.


          • #6

            Can you elaborate on that statement? Is it due to how the torque box is constructed and attached or what?

            Train like you want to fight.


            • #7
              Kme is building some of Ferrara's sticks, but Smeal Fire Apparatus is still supplying platforms & sticks until there contract runs out.


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