Amerex Corporation Divests Operating Division Getz Fire Equipment Company Purchases Fire Extinguisher Service Equipment Products
Trussville, AL and Peoria, IL – Amerex Corporation, the world’s largest and most innovative manufacturer of hand portable and wheeled extinguishers for commercial and industrial applications, announced today the sale of the company’s fire extinguisher service equipment products division to Getz Equipment Innovators, a division of Getz Fire Equipment Company.
Getz Manufacturing was founded in 1971, and for the past 45 years has been providing quality, innovative and environmentally friendly service, maintenance and recharge products to the fire equipment distributor service industry. The product line offering includes: air compressors, transfer pumps, cylinder vices, extinguishing agent filling systems, hydrostatic test systems, scales and fully equipment mobile service trucks.
The sale reunites the service equipment products, which had been purchased by Amerex from Getz Fire Equipment Company in 1990, with Getz Equipment Innovators which was formed in early 2008.
Getz Fire Equipment Company has been a recognized leader in the fire protection industry since 1957 when Melvin Getz first opened the doors with determination and enthusiasm. The business was purchased by his son, Rod in 2000. Getz Fire Equipment Company sells only the highest quality products and provides excellent service. Getz works with commercial and industrial clients who are in need for fire protection, first aid and safety supplies, and/or any type of high-pressure cleaning.
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