September 17, 2018
P.L. Custom Body and Equipment Co., Inc. (PLCB) is pleased to announce the addition of Kaza Fire Apparatus Sales & Service (Kaza Fire), a division of Kaza Fire Equipment, LLC to its growing family of distributors. Kaza Fire will be providing sales and service to emergency services providers in the western half of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In addition to providing sales and service for PL Custom Emergency Vehicles and Rescue 1, Kaza Fire will be able to provide remounting and specialty conversions through PLCB as well.
Andy Kaza, founder and President of Kaza Fire Equipment, LLC, stated that, “We are very pleased to be adding PL Custom Emergency Vehicles and Rescue 1 to our product offering. During our 45 years in business, we have partnered with some of the best manufactures in our industry. This is why we feel so strongly that PL Custom and Rescue 1, will be a great addition to our emergency vehicle product line up”.
According to Chad Newsome, National Sales Manager for PLCB, “Andy Kaza and his team at Kaza Fire Apparatus Sales & Service are a perfect fit for our growing dealer network”. They will be taking care of the sales and service needs of providers in the following counties of western Pennsylvania: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Warren, Washington, and Westmoreland
“Kaza Fire is an established and successful dealership and we are really excited to have them come aboard,” said Newsome. “On behalf of all of us here in Manasquan, we wish to express our thanks to Kaza Fire for joining our family!”
P.L. Custom Body and Equipment Co., Inc. has been in business since 1946 and owned by the Smock family since 1970. The company employs 175 people at their Manasquan, NJ plant and sells through a network of 19 independent dealers covering 30 states, the District of Columbia, and also distributes their Rescue 1 product in Canada. PL Custom Emergency Vehicle and Rescue 1 are the manufacturing divisions of the corporation and are proud to maintain a strong reputation as a customer focused designer and manufacturer of high quality ambulances and rescue vehicles. PLCB continues to grow at a consistent pace, happy to be able to add partners who share our long term vision for high quality products, outstanding customer service and smart and