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Wheeled Coach Center of Gravity Testing


Business Release from Wheeled Coach Industries |
See Wheeled Coach Industries, Inc., in Product Connect | Thursday, March 17, 2011

Wheeled Coach Industries, Inc., the world's largest ambulance manufacturer, has completed certification by an independent third party testing laboratory to the requirements of NFPA 1901-09, Annex A - A4.13.1.1. 

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'To validate the Company's designs and engineering processes we have applied published testing criteria to the actual ambulances we manufacture every day. Sometimes it is not enough to only utilize a computer model for this important data. As the largest manufacturer of ambulances in America we feel dynamic testing and independent laboratory certification is very important to our customers. This is merely another step within our Company to ensure that we produce the finest and most reliable ambulance available" said Scott Barnes, Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Customers and prospective purchasers can contact their Wheeled Coach dealer for full copies of these recent tests.

About Wheeled Coach: Wheeled Coach is a wholly owned subsidiary of Allied Specialty Vehicles. ASV, with revenues of approximately $1 billion, is a market leader in three industry segments: Fire & Emergency, Recreational Vehicles, and Bus & Industrial. The Company was formed on August 25, 2010 through the combination of four existing portfolio companies of American Industrial Partners: EONE, Inc., Collins Industries, Inc., Halcore Group Inc., and Fleetwood RV Inc. Within the Fire & Emergency segment, ASV offers an extensive line of fire apparatus and ambulances. Within the Recreational Vehicle segment, the Company produces Class A and Class C Recreational Vehicles under many of the industry's iconic brand names. Within the Bus & Industrial segment, the Company produces Type A bus products for both the school and childcare markets as well as terminal trucks and street sweeper products.

For more information, visit the Wheeled Coach website at www.wheeledcoach.com.

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