CHARLOTTE, Mich., May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Spartan Emergency Response ("Spartan" or "Spartan ER"), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR), will display a sample of their top emergency vehicles at the Lancaster County Firemen's Association Annual Fire Expo in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania at the State Farm Show Complex & Expo Center May 19-21. Team members will be available to discuss Spartan's recent debut of its Refurbishment Centers, the company's S-180 product line, and the recent acquisition of Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. – an industry-leading innovator and manufacturer of fire apparatus in North America – at their booths #220 – 227.
"The country continues to drive the need for emergency response vehicles that perform more reliably and last longer and at Spartan, we are always innovating to do this," said Daryl Adams, President and CEO of Spartan Motors. "Spartan is committed to serving the emergency response industry and we believe the recent debut of the Spartan Refurbishment Centers, the company's product launch of the S-180, and the acquisition of Smeal are helping to transform the landscape of the industry through improved safety and increased performance with the most reliable emergency response vehicles – and what better place to showcase this than at the Fire Expo."
Spartan will display a number of their vehicles at the show, including the Citizens Fire Co. West Virginia Gladiator LFD105' Aerial; Catasauqua, Pennsylvania Metro Star EMFD; Wilson, Pennsylvania Metro Star MFD; Adelphia, New Jersey Gladiator 20" ELFD; Hopewell Stow Creek Fire Department Gladiator LLFD; 216102 – S-180 Pumper Demo Metro Star MFD; and the U.S. Tanker Demo Kenworth T800.
About Spartan Motors
Spartan Motors, Inc. is a leading designer, engineer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty vehicles, specialty chassis, vehicle bodies and parts for the fleet and delivery, recreational vehicle (RV), emergency response, defense forces and contract assembly (light / medium duty truck) markets. The Company's brand names — Spartan Motors, Spartan Specialty Vehicles, Spartan Emergency Response, Spartan Parts and Accessories; Smeal® and its family of brands, including Ladder Tower™ and UST®; and Utilimaster®, a Spartan Motors Company — are known for quality, durability, performance, customer service and first-to-market innovation. The Company employs approximately 2,200 associates and operates facilities in Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Wisconsin, Nebraska, South Dakota; Saltillo, Mexico; and Lima, Peru. Spartan reported sales of $591 million in 2016. Visit Spartan Motors at www.spartanmotors.com.
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