KME Showcases its Manufacturing Versatility at FDIC 2024

by | Apr 17, 2024

HOLDEN, LA April 17, 2024KME, a subsidiary of REV Group, Inc., and a leading manufacturer of fire apparatus, will display its latest customized line up of fire apparatus at FDIC International (Fire Department Instructors Conference) in Indianapolis, Indiana from April 18-20, 2024, Booth #3901.“KME is known for building modified fire apparatus that answers the specific needs of the fire department,” said Larry Daniels, senior director of global sales, REV Fire Group. “We continue to meet the varied requirements of our customers and look forward to attendees seeing our unique line up at FDIC.”

KME will showcase the following fire apparatus:

  • Aerialcat Midmount Platform from Hazleton Fire Department, Pennsylvania: Built on a KME Severe Service XMFD chassis with flat roof cab and seating for five, this rig features an 84-foot steel aerial platform with 1,000-pound capacity, full depth compartments on both sides, and storage for more than 150’ of ground ladders.
  • PRO Pumper from Napanoch Fire Department, New York: This truck features the XLFD chassis with 16” raised roof and seating for eight, 16” front bumper extension with discharge and storage, 1,500 GPM pump on a compact enclosed pump panel, 500-gallon water tank, and full-length rooftop compartments.
  • Custom Pumper from Noblesville Fire Department, Indiana: Built on a Severe Service XMFD chassis with 10” raised roof, this rig features a 750-gallon water tank, 1500 GPM pump, full height compartments on driver’s side and two lowered crosslays.  

In addition, attendees and customers are invited to visit REV Fire Group Booth #4200 to celebrate first responders and to see the all-electric North American style Vector fire truck built for Toronto Fire Services. Continuing past years’ theme “Protecting Those Who Protect Us,” REV Fire Group will host ‘REV It Up Coffee and Conversation with FDIC Live’ each morning, and ‘REV It Up Happy Hour’ and live product walk-arounds on Thursday and Friday, including live interviews with National Fire Radio.

Visit KME at Booth #3901 to see the fire apparatus in person or go to


About Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp.

KME, a subsidiary of REV Group, Inc. (NYSE: REVG), has been in operation since 1946 and custom manufactures a wide range of fire apparatus for municipal, federal, and wildland/urban interface markets across the U.S. KME specializes in steel aerials with a ‘best in class’ steel structural safety factor of 2.5 to 1 and Severe Service chassis with over a million miles of real world testing at some of the largest fire departments in the U.S. KME is dedicated to engineering products that are tailored to meet the needs of each individual fire department.

About REV Group, Inc.

REV Group companies are leading designers and manufacturers of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services, which serve a diversified customer base, primarily in the United States, through two segments: Specialty Vehicles and Recreational Vehicles. The Specialty Vehicles Segment provides customized vehicle solutions for applications, including essential needs for public services (ambulances and fire apparatus) and commercial infrastructure (terminal trucks and industrial sweepers). REV Group’s Recreational Vehicles Segment manufactures a variety of RVs from Class B vans to Class A motorhomes. REV Group’s portfolio is made up of well-established principal vehicle brands, including many of the most recognizable names within their industry. Several of REV Group’s brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years. REV Group trades on the NYSE under the symbol REVG. Investors-REVG

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