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    • Kochek’s New Chromed Aluminum Coatings Add Strength, Protection

      Kochek Company, LLC 75 Highland Drive Putnam, CT  06260 860-963-3377 www.kochek.com Contact: Randy Larson Tel. 508-347-5961 [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kochek's New Chromed Aluminum Coatings Add Strength, Protection Chrome is plated over a layer of bright nickel for a brilliant chrome finish and provides superior weight reduction benefits, too January 28--Putnam, CT - Kochek . . .

    • All Kochek PVC Suction Hose Complies with NFPA 1961

      Dear Valued Pierce Dealers: We are pleased to confirm that Kochek PVC suction hose in all sizes 2.5"* and larger has been certified NFPA-compliant and is fully approved by Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. for its dealer distribution. Kochek PVC suction hose is specifically designed for the firefighting market and meets our proprietary fire grade specifications. Providing reliable, unassisted operation even in extreme . . .

    • Kochek Donates Clothes & Goods for Giving Tree

      In this season of giving thanks and celebrating our blessings, Kochek helped usher in the holiday spirit by donating clothing to Lebanon Children’s Clothing Wardrobe (LCCW) for their annual Christmas swap event. The LCCW is a volunteer-led organization dedicated to providing goods and gently used clothing to children. At the Christmas swap, items donated by Kochek to LCCW are on display and families are encouraged to . . .

    • Kochek Donates Thanksgiving Gift Baskets

      In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Kochek employees have partnered with Interfaith Human Services of Putnam (IHSP) to make gift baskets for families in need this holiday season. Thanks to generous employee contributions and company-donated turkeys, the gift baskets will be distributed by IHSP to families in need throughout Northeastern Connecticut. IHSP helps over 225 families every month with food and personal care items . . .

    • The 30th FDSOA Apparatus Specification Symposium

      A seasoned executive from one of the leading fire apparatus manufacturers once said, “Fire apparatus are like snowflakes and fingerprints. They are all extremely unique, and even on sister trucks, no two are ever exactly identical.” These rigs often have more than 100,000 individual components on the trucks, and many of them are specifically called out by the apparatus spec committee prior to sending out for bid. . . .

    • Kochek’s Here for Those Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

      In light of the recent events in Houston, Florida, and the Carribean Islands, our thoughts and prayers are with all of those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. We wish you all the strength and want to do all that we can to help out. We will be expediting both the manufacturing and delivery of products to help clean up and evacuate water in flooded areas. We encourage customers to reach out to us so we can best . . .

    • Visit Us on the Road at FDIC Booth #3436!

      Are you going to be at this year's FDIC conference? Visit us at Booth #3436. Stop by to hear more and ask any questions you might . . .

    • George J. Wessner Takes the Helm as Kochek’s President & CEO

      Putnam, CT - Kochek Company, LLC recently announced that a new President and CEO will lead the company, effective immediately, through next period of growth. George J. Wessner will transition as Kochek’s Vice President of Operations to President and Chief Executive Officer. “On behalf of the entire Kochek community, I am pleased to welcome George into this important role,” said Keith Shaughnessy, Chairman . . .