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WARD Apparatus, LLC Acquires Maintainer Custom Bodies (MCB)

Ward Apparatus, LLC (“WARD”), a leading Fire/EMS service and repair facility, and emergency vehicle manufacturer, announced the acquisition of Maintainer Custom Bodies (“MCB)”.

WARD, located in Upstate New York, has ties to a time when the region was known at the “Fire Truck Capital of the World”. Ward LaFrance and American LaFrance were based in nearby Elmira, NY and the tradition of excellence in fire truck manufacturing continues again with Ward Apparatus, LLC. WARD is part of the BEST Family of Companies. Companies that have serviced the fire industry for more than 30 years, including Ward Diesel Filter Systems, Ward Clean Air Products, EL Manufacturing, BOSS Security & Automation and BEST Corporate Park. The combination of experience in the industry and manufacturing capabilities have WARD positioned to continue and expand MCB’s tradition of manufacturing the finest Emergency Vehicles available in the Fire industry.


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