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Medix Specialty Vehicles Will Observe National EMS Week

May 18, 2023 – Elkhart, Indiana: Medix Specialty Vehicles will observe National EMS Week on May 21-27, 2023. The week is set aside to ensure that the crucial contributions of EMS practitioners are recognized and celebrated. Medix’s celebrations will include an online giveaway to win a crew lunch, awareness for the EMS profession, and public gratitude for the EMTs, paramedics, and the entire EMS workforce doing heroic work in their local communities. Those interested in participating in the giveaway should follow Medix on Facebook at Facebook.com/MedixAmbulances.

“National EMS Week is a big one for us,” says Rob Eichorst, Vice President of US Sales at Medix. “The people – EMS professionals – drive our vehicles and our business. Our slogan at Medix is ‘Go Safely. Go Effectively. Go Efficiently.’ It speaks to the individuals driving our ambulances and their vital work. They give us purpose, and it is our honor to take the time to celebrate them during this special week.”

May 21-27, 2023, is the 49th annual National EMS Week. The week was established by President Gerald Ford to celebrate the EMS practitioners and the vital work they do in our local communities. The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) partner to lead the annual EMS Week activities. This year, they have selected the theme of “Where Emergency Care Begins” and have put together resources and suggestions to ensure that the crucial contributions of EMS professionals are fully celebrated and recognized.

Medix Specialty Vehicles will observe the week by sharing content and social media related to each daily theme. 2023 daily themes include EMS Education Day (Monday), Safety Tuesday (Friday), EMS for Children Day (Wednesday), Save-A-Life Day (Thursday), and EMS Recognition Day (Friday). Throughout the week, people can also enter an online giveaway. The giveaway will be open to all EMS professionals, and the prize will be lunch for the winning department. Those interested in entering should follow Medix on Facebook at Facebook.com/MedixAmbulances.

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About Medix Specialty Vehicles
Medix Specialty Vehicles, Inc. is an industry leader in manufacturing 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 (866) 971-4915.

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
Madison Braxton
US Marketing Coordinator
Phone: 419-232-7020 | Email: mbraxton@braunambulances.com

Medix Specialty Vehicles to Display Two New Ambulances at FDIC 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Elkhart, Indiana: Medix Specialty Vehicles will be making the short drive to Indianapolis, Indiana, to attend FDIC 2023. The event will take place April 24-29, 2023; Medix Specialty Vehicles will be in Booth #5447 in the Indiana Convention Center with partner brands Demers Ambulances, Braun Ambulances, and Crestline Coach. In addition, Medix will have two new ambulances on display. Attendees can tour display units and connect with sales representatives Thursday from 11:00 am to 5:30 pm, Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Saturday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

“It’s good to be heading back to FDIC,” says Rob Eichorst, Vice President of US Sales at Medix. “We always look forward to connecting with customers, educating attendees, visiting with dealer partners, and seeing what’s new in the Fire/EMS industry. This year, we are excited to show off two MSV-II 170 ambulances. Each is unique, but both showcase the high-value performance we offer in our quest to help first responders go safely, effectively, and efficiently. In addition, we want to thank our dealer partners First Class Emergency Vehicles in Monroe, NC, and Southwest Ambulance Sales in Kennedale, TX, as well as Granville Health System, for allowing us to display their trucks.”

The two MSV-II 170 ambulances on display in Booth #5447 are unique. The first is an MSV-II 170 Type III ambulance. It was built on a Ford E-450 and designed for Granville Health System in Oxford, NC, with the help of First Class Emergency Vehicles. For increased safety, the unit includes an EVS Pro-4 seat system, Code 3 VioSafe™ interior dome lights, and a CPR seat surrounded by angled cabinetry. In addition, to improve efficiency is the Medix industry exclusive cabinet paddle latch system, Whelen M-series exterior lighting, and custom graphics package. All combine with Medix’s standard features to deliver the industry’s highest performance value.

The second MSV-II 170 is a Type I mounted on a Ford F-450 for dealer partner Southwest Ambulance Sales. Some unique features include a lockable medication storage cabinet in the pass-through, blue interior cabinet and dome lighting to create a calming environment, and an upgraded HVAC system for warm weather climates. The MSV is a popular model in either configuration with effective designs and preset options.

Medix Specialty Vehicles will meet up with partner brands Demers Ambulances, Braun Ambulances, and Crestline Coach to showcase seven new ambulance models in total. In addition, internal team members from Medix and their dealer partners will be on hand to answer questions, walk visitors through their two display units, and more. It is an excellent opportunity for attendees to learn why Medix leads the industry in delivering high-value performance ambulances that are safe, efficient, and effective.

For those seeking to make the most of their time connecting with vendors at FDIC, consider registering for the MATCH! Program. Attendees can pre-schedule one-on-one meetings with exhibitors to discuss their procurement needs. Medix is participating in the program and has time slots available on Thursday, April 27th, and Friday, April 28th.

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 manufacturing 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 (866) 971-4915.

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
Madison Braxton
US Marketing Coordinator
Phone: 419-232-7020 | Email: mbraxton@braunambulances.com

SALES CONTACT INFORMATION
Rob Eichorst
Vice President of US Sales
Phone: 574-266-0911 | Email: rob@medixambulance.com

Step Inside Eight New Ambulances from Demers, Braun, Crestline, & Medix at FDIC International 2022

All four brands will showcase in the Indiana Convention Center from April 28-30, 2022.

VAN WERT, OHIO – April 20, 2022 – Demers Ambulances, Braun Ambulances, Crestline Coach, and Medix Specialty Vehicles are making their way to Indianapolis, Indiana, April 25-30, 2022. The ambulance manufacturers will display eight new ambulances in booths #5638 and #5438 of the Indiana Convention Center during FDIC International and JEMS Conference & Expo. Exhibit Hall hours will be Thursday, 10:00 am to 5:30 pm, Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Saturday, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

“We are excited to be heading back to Indy with eight gorgeous ambulances that showcase the best of our four brands,” says Kim Braun, U.S. President. “Many of these are customer units, meaning visitors will be able to see unique customizations and other features selected for real-world application. We are proud to bring this outstanding product line-up and we look forward to connecting with customers old and new.”

Demers Ambulances

Known best for sophistication and innovation; you’ll never need to compromise with Demers Ambulances. Demers will display two customer units, the MXP 150 and MX 164. Thanks to The Villages Fire Rescue, visitors can experience the MXP 150 Type I ambulance, built for both crew comfort and occupant safety. This unit combines a rugged exterior with top-of-the-line details, like superior insulation, a spacious front cabin with a pass-through window, a large compartment ALS on the front wall, and much more. The Demers MX 164 Type III is the overall best-selling Type III ambulance in the Demers lineup and has earned the reputation as a workhorse for good reason. The design offers best-in-class safety, ergonomics, and reduced maintenance. While this model comes feature-rich, it also offers various layouts to provide ample choice for any department. Thank you to the City of Wheaton Fire Department for sharing their unit with us. For more information on Demers Ambulances, visit Demers-Ambulances.com.

Seeking an all-electric purpose-built ambulance?

It’s arrived! If you haven’t heard yet, Demers Ambulances, in partnership with Lion Electric, developed an all-electric purpose-built ambulance that is designed by paramedics, for paramedics. Now is your chance to learn more about the Demers eFX 184” ambulance in booth #5638 at the Demers informational display. The first customer ambulance is scheduled to roll out in Fall 2022 so don’t wait, schedule a time to meet with a sales representative to learn more.

Braun Ambulances

Celebrating 50 years in business, Braun Ambulances truly stands the test of time as a premier ambulance manufacturer in the Fire/EMS industry. Built for life, Braun delivers on its commitment to safety, innovation, customization, and quality craftsmanship with each truck delivered. Braun will showcase two customer units: its crown jewel, the Chief XL Type I, and the Braun Super Chief model. Courtesy of Corvallis Fire & Rescue, exhibitors can experience the 169” Chief XL module which is one of the best-known ambulances in the industry for providing ample workspace, significant storage, and top-of-the-line comfort. This model is a top choice for departments seeking quality and reliability, with countless customization options. Braun will also display the rugged Super Chief Type I ambulance, courtesy of Crown Point Fire Rescue. This heavy-duty model features a 170” module designed to carry more equipment and handle the intense demands of high call volume departments. Specific to safety and innovation, both models are compatible with Braun’s IMPACT Airbag System with RollTek™ technology, an EMS safety option now available in (4) Braun models, including the Express Plus and Liberty. Visit Braun in booth #5638 or visit BraunAmbulances.com for more information on its product lineup.

Crestline Coach

Safe, durable, and affordable, Crestline Coach lives up to its reputation through its CCL 150 product lineup. Crestline will display the popular CCL 150 Type I ambulance in booth #5638. The CCL 150 is loaded with practical standard features including aluminum cabinets, flush mount windows, and Multiplex Electrical System. Also available with 4X4, and diesel options, the CCL 150 is built to last with increased durability backed by Factory Lifetime Structural Warranty and Lifetime Paint Warranty. Not only does it meet industry safety standards (GVS V2.0 Standards and KKK-A1822F Standards), but it is constructed purposely for remount application too. Visit CCL150.com for more information on Crestline Coach.

Medix Specialty Vehicles

Best known for its value, efficiency, and effectiveness, Medix Specialty Vehicles is always ready to deliver the industry’s highest possible performance value. Located in booth #5438, Medix will showcase three customer units: MSV-II 170, a Type I and Type III, plus the MSV-II 157 Type I. The MSV-II 170 Type III ambulance, courtesy of Sumter County EMS, offers the longest Type III box of any Medix configuration. The 170” module is an excellent choice for any service application, and similarly, its Type I model also showcases a full 155″ of clearance from bulkhead cabinets to the rear doors, plus 48″ of aisle space to command your crew, roughhouse your gear, or carefully monitor a patient. Thanks to the City of Pharr for allowing us to display their unit. The third truck is an MSV-II 157 Type I from Guardian Medical Transport, and the 157” box highlights the model’s versatility for Fire, EMS, or hospital-based operations. For more information on Medix Specialty Vehicles and its products, visit MedixAmbulance.com.

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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.comBraunAmbulances.comCrestlineCoach.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

Chad Brown
Vice President U.S. Sales
Demers Braun Crestline
Phone: 419-231-0543 | Email: chadb@braunambulances.com

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