Golden State Fire Apparatus

HISTORY

Established in 1989, Golden State Fire Apparatus Inc. is the most established fire apparatus dealership in Central and Northern California.  We are a family owned and operated company with a knowledgeable sales and service staff.  Consistency can be evidenced through the fact that we have only represented one fire apparatus company during our existence – Pierce Manufacturing Inc.

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Pierce Manufacturing celebrated its 100th Anniversary in 2013. Founded in 1913 by Humphrey and Dudley Pierce in Appleton, Pierce Manufacturing first built after-market bodies for Ford Model T chassis. In 1939, the company manufactured its first fire truck body and grew to 20 employees. In 1958, ushering in a new era of boom and platform vehicles, Pierce designed the first ever articulating aerial apparatus that was used to reach up and over tall obstructions. Pierce introduced its first custom chassis and body – the Arrow – in 1982, and that design changed the face of the modern fire industry.

PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Golden State Fire Apparatus Inc is proud to offer the following products:

  • Pierce® Manufacturing apparatus with a wide range of fire and rescue products for industrial, wildland and municipal customers.
  • Skeeter Brush and Wildland fire apparatus.
  • EJ Metals wildland, all-terrain, and specialty fire trucks and Ultra High Pressure Firefighting Systems.
  • Frontline™ mobile command / communications, law enforcement, broadcast and specialty vehicles.

OUR MISSION

Golden State Fire Apparatus Inc is committed to helping the customer take their next step in knowing our products and to make our products known.

In support of this mission, we are committed to following the principles of the “Golden State Way”:

  • We will be well versed in the fundamentals of our products
  • We will sell our products the right way incorporating integrity, honesty and grace
  • We will have a winning culture and a winning record
  • We will be better informed than our opponents through attention to detail and preparation
  • We will go into every sales call prepared, with a well thought out approach and will make the most of our opportunity

OUR VISION

Year after year, Golden State Fire Apparatus Inc and our people will be recognized by our customers as the premier and most sought after supplier of the products that we offer in Central and Northern California.  We are committed to a strong and stable future which ensures our growth and longevity.