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Medix Specialty Vehicles Attain New Certification For Type II Ambulance

January 12, 2023 – ELKHART, INDIANA: Medix Specialty Vehicles is proud to announce the recent achievement of ISO 9001:2015 certification for its Type II ambulance product line. Globally recognized, ISO certification demonstrates a company’s commitment to quality performance and inspires customer satisfaction by improving product quality and consistency.

“Excellence is a core value in our organization, and this certification is technically a validation of the high-quality build processes we’ve been providing for years for our customers,” says Greg Rusk, President of Medix Specialty Vehicles. “The exercises helped us enhance greater controls over the Type II business processes. Because we run large volumes of similar units, we see this as a springboard for Medix to take this ISO process throughout our company to enhance customer satisfaction across the board.”

To earn ISO 9001 certification, Medix Specialty Vehicles was required to build and implement a quality management system in accordance with the principles of the latest ISO 9001 standard.  Medix created a repeatable framework that ensures consistent quality in its products. The journey began with a systematic approach aligned with ISO’s quality management systems (QMS), which included documenting processes and controls while also upholding an ongoing commitment to the systems. Medix Specialty Vehicles focused on enhancing consistency in the ambulance by improving communication and improving inputs (both manufacturing process & raw material inputs) to continuously improve the overall quality of the ambulance and customer experience.

Adopting QMS processes and attaining ISO certification brings a range of meaningful benefits, including higher customer satisfaction, reduced product or service problems, and lower costs, to name a few. Perhaps the most impactful benefit includes heightened employee morale and enhanced performance.

“Our employees are the heartbeat of our company, and it is no surprise that our team demonstrates continuous interest, pride, and commitment to improving both themselves and the product,” continued Rusk. “It also provides the opportunity to identify continuous improvement projects which, ultimately, ensures Medix continues to deliver ambulances that our employees, dealers, and customers are proud to represent.”

To learn more about Medix Specialty Vehicles, visit medixambulance.com.

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About Medix Specialty Vehicles
Medix Specialty Vehicles, Inc. is an industry leader in the manufacturing of Type I, Type II, and Type III ambulances.  Located in Elkhart, Indiana, Medix Specialty Vehicles, Inc. has produced one of the highest quality and best-valued ambulances in the industry since 2001.  Learn more about Medix Specialty Vehicles at medixambulance.com or by contacting (866) 971-4915.

About Demers Braun Ambulance Manufacturer
Through its strong family of brands – Demers, Braun, Crestline, Medix – the Company operates six production/service sites across North America and employs over 1000 team members. The Company is the second-largest ambulance manufacturer in North America. Its offering of ambulance products range from the price-conscious value ambulance to the highly-customized specialty vehicle. To learn more about how Demers, Braun, Crestline, and Medix can help you save more lives, visit Demers-Ambulances.com, BraunAmbulances.com, CrestlineCoach.com, and MedixAmbulance.com

MEDIA REQUEST CONTACT INFORMATION
Vanessa Bomboir
Director Marketing, U.S.
Phone: 306-230-7723 | Email: vbomboir@crestlinecoach.com

SALES CONTACT INFORMATION
Rob Eichorst
Vice President U.S. Sales, Medix
Phone: 574-266-0911 | Email: rob@medixambulance.com

Medix Specialty Vehicles Announces North Eastern Rescue Vehicles As New Ambulance Dealer For New England

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ELKHART, INDIANA: Medix Specialty Vehicles is proud to announce North Eastern Rescue Vehicles will now represent the Medix brand, as its newest dealer partner providing new ambulance sales and service throughout New England, including Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.

North Eastern Rescue Vehicles is one of the largest independent ambulance dealers in the country and has been serving the northeastern region for more than 20 years. In the late 1980s, Bob Reilly, President of North Eastern Rescue Vehicles, started selling vehicles part-time with his then-partner, Bob Barnes. At that time, Bob Reilly was a nationally registered paramedic working with/for Bob Barnes who owned Eastern Paramedics of Syracuse, NY. From these humble beginnings, in 2000 North Eastern Rescue Vehicles was founded and now represents many of the industry’s premier ambulance manufacturers.

“We are thrilled to announce North Eastern Rescue Vehicles (NERV) as our newest dealer partner,” says Greg Rusk, President, Medix Specialty Vehicles. “Their business is built through an unmatched commitment to service, and serving one customer at a time, which aligns with our mission and values. NERV constantly strives to find innovative solutions to the industry’s evolving challenges and with their proven track record as an exceptional ambulance dealer for our partner brands Demers Ambulance, Braun Industries, and Crestline Coach, we are honored to welcome their outstanding team to represent the Medix brand throughout the New England territory. We are also pleased that Roberta & Lucien Rainville will be a key part of the NERV team in New England. We look forward to a long and successful partnership with North Eastern Rescue Vehicles.”

Visit medixambulance.com to learn more about Medix Specialty Vehicles or to find a local dealer in your area.

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About Medix Specialty Vehicles

Medix Specialty Vehicles, Inc. is an industry leader in the manufacturing of Type I, Type II, and Type III ambulances.  Located in Elkhart, Indiana, Medix Specialty Vehicles, Inc. has produced one of the highest quality and best-valued units in the industry since 2001.  You can learn more about Medix Specialty Vehicles on our website located at www.medixambulance.com or by contacting us at (866) 971-4915.


About Demers Braun Ambulance Manufacturer

Through its strong family of brands – Demers, Braun, Crestline, Medix – the Company operates six production/service sites across North America and employs over 1000 team members. The Company is the second-largest ambulance manufacturer in North America. Its offering of ambulance products range from the price-conscious value ambulance to the highly-customized specialty vehicle. To learn more about how Demers, Braun, Crestline, and Medix can help you save more lives, visit Demers-Ambulances.com, BraunAmbulances.com, CrestlineCoach.com, and MedixAmbulance.com


MEDIA REQUEST CONTACT INFORMATION

Vanessa Bomboir
Director Marketing, U.S.
Phone: 306-230-7723 | Email: vbomboir@crestlinecoach.com

 

SALES CONTACT INFORMATION
Rob Eichorst
Vice President U.S. Sales, Medix
Phone: 574-266-0911 | Email: rob@medixambulance.com

Ambulance Manufacturer Announces Vice President Commercial, U.S. Division

September 28, 2022 – Van Wert, Ohio: Demers Ambulances, Braun Ambulances, Crestline Coach, and Medix Specialty Vehicles (DBCM) is pleased to announce the addition of Kerri Walker to its executive leadership team as Vice President Commercial, U.S. division. A new role for the U.S. organization, Walker will oversee Product Management, Sales, Marketing, and After Market Services.

With 25 years in commercial and consumer markets, Walker brings robust expertise in various sectors including manufacturing and automotive. Walker most recently served as Vice President, Marketing for Truck Accessories Group, Inc. where she refocused the organization on consumer outreach and led various multi-brand strategies. She has a proven track record for increasing channel and online sales while improving overall engagement. Prior to Truck Accessories Group, Walker held progressive leadership roles with Supreme Corporation, Rinnai America, Exmark Manufacturing, Inc., and Chief Automotive Systems (a subsidiary of Dover).

“This new position is pivotal for our organization and is focused on long-term growth,” says Kim Braun, President – U.S. Division. “We are confident Kerri’s comprehensive background and transformational leadership style, paired with her customer-driven focus, will effectively advance our organization to the next levels while continuing to deliver upon our unwavering commitment to be the partner of choice for our customers, partners, and employees.

Walker’s leadership is expected to provide elevated strength in market analytics, brand strategy, product & pricing analysis, and customer journey enrichments. Walker holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, with a minor in Political Science.

 

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About Demers Braun Ambulance Manufacturer
Through its strong and diversified portfolio of brands – Demers, Braun, Crestline, and Medix- the Company operates eight production and service center sites across North America and employs a staff of ~1200. Each year, the combined sales position the company as the second-largest ambulance manufacturer in North America. Its offering of ambulance products ranges from the price-conscious value ambulance to the highly customized specialty vehicle. To learn more about how Demers, Braun, Crestline, and Medix can help you save more lives, visit Demers-Ambulances.com, BraunAmbulances.com, CrestlineCoach.com, and MedixAmbulance.com

 

MEDIA REQUEST CONTACT INFORMATION

Vanessa Bomboir
Director Marketing, U.S.
Phone: 306-230-7723
Email: vbomboir@crestlinecoach.com

Ambulance Manufacturers Celebrate EMS Professionals Across North America

Demers Ambulances, Braun Ambulances, Crestline Coach, and Medix Specialty Vehicles are celebrating EMTs and Paramedics during National EMS Week and Paramedics Services Week.

May 12, 2022 – Van Wert, Ohio | Beloeil, Quebec: Demers Ambulances, Braun Ambulances, Crestline Coach, and Medix Specialty Vehicles will roll out the red carpet to celebrate EMTs and paramedic professionals across North America. The four ambulance brands will first observe National EMS Week in the United States from May 15-21, 2022. The following week, Demers Ambulances and Crestline Coach will observe Paramedic Services Week in Canada from May 22-28, 2022. The celebration includes daily tributes to EMS professionals, with messages of gratitude and thanks for their significant contribution and tireless work in local communities. In addition, daily prizes will be awarded and those interested in participating in the giveaway are invited to follow the ambulance brands on Facebook.

National EMS Week (U.S.)
“We are thankful for EMS practitioners year-round,” says Chad Brown, Vice President U.S. Sales (Demers-Braun-Crestline). “However, National EMS Week is a wonderful opportunity to dedicate time to publicly recognize the heroes behind emergency medical services. EMS professionals directly support the health, safety, and wellbeing of their communities. We look forward to honoring their hard work by raising awareness for their profession and hosting exciting giveaways.”

“EMS Week has a long history in the U.S.,” according to Rob Eichorst, Vice President U.S. Sales (Medix). “As a family of four brands and leaders in new ambulance sales and services, we are proud to shine a bright light on this incredible group of professionals coast to coast.”

In its 47th year, National EMS Week celebrates emergency medical services professionals from May 15-21, 2022. The annual campaign theme campaign Rising to the Challenge, from ACEP and NAEMT, was chosen to highlight how EMS professionals face overwhelming challenges and yet still rise above them. In addition, it supports and strengthens the EMS community by honoring accomplishments and increasing awareness of EMS’s critical role. Demers-Braun-Crestline-Medix invites all EMS professionals to follow the ambulance manufacturers on Facebook for a chance to win daily prizes: Demers Ambulances, Braun Ambulances, Crestline Coach, and Medix Specialty Vehicles.

Paramedic Services Week (Canada)
“As Gold Sponsors of Paramedic Chiefs of Canada, Demers and Crestline are deeply honored to celebrate our EMS community during Paramedic Services Week,” says Scott Sawatsky, Vice President Sales & Marketing Canada. “Year-round, we can’t express our thanks and gratitude enough to our frontline heroes for their enthusiastic dedication across the country. As a special tribute this year we’ve planned a week-long celebration that ties into the industry association’s theme.”

Paramedic Services Week will be observed in Canada on May 22-28, 2022. The theme this year is Faces of Paramedicine and will focus on different specialties within the Paramedic profession, with sub-themes for each day. Demers Ambulances and Crestline Coach are longtime supporters of Paramedic Chiefs of Canada and proudly sponsor the event. Demers-Crestline invites all Canadian EMS professionals to follow the ambulance manufacturers on Facebook for a chance to win daily prizes: Demers Ambulances Crestline Coach.

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About Demers Ambulances USA, Inc.
With its strong and diverse portfolio of Demers, Braun, Crestline, and Medix brands, Demers Ambulances is the second largest ambulance manufacturer in North America. Demers, Braun Crestline, and Medix Specialty Vehicles offer ambulance models ranging from the economy ambulance to the highly customized specialized vehicle. To learn more about how Demers Ambulances, Braun Industries, Crestline Coach, and Medix Specialty Vehicles can help you save more lives, visit  www.Demers-Ambulances.com,  www.BraunAmbulances.com,  www.CrestlineCoach.com, and  www.MedixAmbulance.com.

About EMS Week:
EMS Week (USA) was first observed in 1974. It was established to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in their communities. This year’s theme is Rising to the Challenge and will be observed May 15-21, 2022.

About Paramedic Services Week:
Paramedic Services Week honors the men and women of Canada’s emergency medical services. This year’s theme is Faces of Paramedicine and will be observed from May 22-28, 2022. Demers Ambulances and Crestline Coach are Gold Sponsors for the Paramedic Chiefs of Canada.

 

FOR MEDIA REQUESTS:

Vanessa Bomboir
Marketing Director, U.S.
Phone: 306-230-7723
Email: vbomboir@crestlinecoach.com

Isabelle Doyon
National Marketing Coordinator, Canada
Phone: 514-465-3100
Email: idoyon@demers-ambulances.com