4 Guys Hires New Factory Representative

Ron Vezzani is the newest member of our factory sales team.


December 9, 2013


Meyersdale, PA - Four Guys Fire Trucks is pleased to announce the addition of Ronald Vezzani, Jr. to our factory sales staff.

"We are very excited about Ron coming on board," said Fred Meyers, Sales Manager of 4 Guys Fire Trucks. "Ron's vast background and knowledge of the fire industry will be an asset to our company and provide our customers with a high level sales experience."

Ron is a past chief and life member of the Dravosburg #1 Fire Department in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

Before joining 4 Guys, Ron worked for Hale Products for eleven years, as a regional sales manager, OEM sales manager, and government sales manager. He also worked as a career firefighter in Cumberland County, North Carolina .

In his spare time, Ron is an avid sports photographer.

Ron's sales area will cover parts of Pennsylvania and West Virginia, including: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Clarion, Fayette, Greene, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Washington and Westmoreland Counties in Pennsylvania, and Brooke, Hancock, Marshall, and Ohio Counties in West Virginia.

Ron can be reached by phone at (412) 535-1312, or by email at rvezzanni@4guysfire.com.

 

4 Guys Open House a Success

Firefighters from around the region survey a variety of displays from the fire service industry at Friday's Open House


October 7, 2013


Meyersdale, PA - Over 200 guests attended 4 Guys Fire Trucks Open House on Friday, October 4, 2013. Guests included firefighters from Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia. We were also pleased to welcome Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner Ed Mann, County Commissioner John Vatavuk and Gary DuFour, Executive Director of the Somerset County Econmic Development Council.

Vendors from Code 3, Whelen, Fire Research, Hale, Waterous, Darley, Spartan Chassis, Akron Brass, Elkhart Brass, Innovative Controls, Harrison Generators, R-O-M Corporation, United Plastic Fabricating, Pro Poly, Will-Burt, Zico, Kochek, Tri-County Motors, and OnSpot met with visitors and discussed appartus components and technological advances in the fire apparatus industry.

A variety of recently delivered trucks were on display, and office and manufacturing workers from 4 Guys were on hand all day to discuss our products and answer questions. Salesmen and dealers from around the country also met with customers to discuss future apparatus purchases. Tri-County Motors, our local International truck dealer, provided hamburgers and hot dogs, and Pappy D's catering served pulled pork and a variety of picnic food.

Anyone who missed our Open House is invited to call (814) 634-8373 between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, to schedule a tour of our plant.


Jeff Williams (left) of State Senator Richard Kasunic's office, presents a special Senate Resolution congratulations to 4 Guys General Manager Mark Albright. (Click here to read the full text of the resolution!)


Pennsylvania Fire Commissioner Ed Mann (Right) poses with Truck Foreman Warren Ginter of Jennerstown Fire Department in front of Jennerstown's 4 Guys Fire Truck.

2013 Sales Meeting Held

General Manager Mark Albright addresses the group of salesmen and dealers at the sales meeting on Saturday.


October 7, 2013


Meyersdale, PA - Four Guys Fire Trucks held our annual sales meeting on Satuday, October 5, 2013. Dealers and Salesmen from around the country, as well as 4 Guys office staff and production department heads attended.

"The sales meeting is a great opportunity for us," said Sales Manager Fred Meyers. "It gives us a chance to update our salesmen and dealers on changes and improvements we've made in our trucks, and new options that have become available. It also gives them a chance to share their feedback, based on what they're seeing out in the field."

Gary Bear, Panel Department Head, Bob Faidely, Electrical Department Head, and Bob Sines, Finish Department Head, spoke about changes and best practices in each of their areas of expertise. They also answered questions from the sales force. General Manager Mark Albright, Sales Manger Fred Meyers, and engineers Bill Scherer and Pat Debroisse also spoke and took questions. Brainstorming and sharing of ideas were key elements in the meeting.

"The annual sales meeting is an important communications tool for our company," said General Manager Mark Albright. "Of course we communicate with our sales force by phone and email every day, and we see them when they come to the factory with thier customers, but this meeting is our one chance to get everybody in one room; to get them talking with each other and sharing ideas. That personal contact is tremendously valuable. "
Salesmen who attended our Sales meeting included:

  • BEN EZZELL Representing Carolina CAT - Selling 4 Guys in South Carolina and parts of North Carolina
  • MARK ASWAD Owner of Firehouse Apparatus and Equipment - Selling 4 Guys in New York and parts of Northern Pennsylvania and New Jersey
  • RON VEZZANI 4 Guys Factory Sales Representative - Selling 4 Guys in Southwestern Pennsylvania and parts of West Virginia
  • FRED MEYERS 4 Guys Sales Manager
  • CHRIS CASTLE Salesman for Firehouse Apparatus and Equipment
  • PETE AMOS Salesman for Firehouse Apparatus and Equipment
  • ERIC FRANSEN Salesman for Firehouse Apparatus and Equipment
  • DOUG CALLAN Owner of Cove Creek Fire Trucks - Selling 4 Guys in Tennessee and parts of Kentucky and North Carolina
  • ADAM CORBITT Selling 4 Guys in Parts of West Virginia
  • DICK CORBITT Selling 4 Guys in Southern Ohion and parts of West Virginia
  • BOB PURSEL Owner of Commonwealth Fire Equipment - Representing 4 Guys in Virginia, Eastern Maryland and Eastern Pennsylvania
  • MIKE JONES Salesman for Commonwealth Equipment
  • KEN FLYNN Owner of Flynn's Emergency Products - Selling 4 Guys in New Jersey
  • FRANK RICCOBONO Salesman for Firehouse Apparatus and Equipment
  • DOUG WICKS Salesman for Firehouse Apparatus and Equipment
  • WAYNE STEVENS Salesman for Firehouse Apparatus and Equipment
  • RICK IRWIN 4 Guys Factory Sales Representative
Unable to attend the Sales Meeting:
  • JON CARES Owner of Granite Fire Apparatus - Selling 4 Guys in the New England states
  • BUTCH HACKENBERG Salesman for Commonwealth Fire Equipment
  • CRAIG FRANSEN Salesman for Firehouse Apparatus


Carolina Cat Emergency Vehicle Services to cover 4 Guys Fire Truck Sales in the Carolinas

General Manager Mark Albright and Sales Manager Fred Meyers welcome Carolina Cat team members to the 4 Guys Sales force.
(Seen here, from left to right are: Garriett Bailey, Sales Manger, On-Highway Truck; Ben Ezzell, Carolina Cat Emergency Vehicle Services Manager; Mark Albright, 4 Guys General Manager; and Fred Meyers, 4 Guys Sales Manager.)


April 1, 2013


Meyersdale, PA - 4 Guys Fire Trucks announced today the addition of Carolina Cat Emergency Vehicle Services, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. Since 1926, Carolina Cat has been committed to being their customers' trusted partner and providing exceptional sales, parts, and service. They will cover fire truck sales in eastern, central, and selected areas of western North Carolina, as well as South Carolina.

Carolina Cat has 5 locations to provide sales and service for 4 Guys Fire Trucks:

ASHEVILLE, NC
39 Interstate Boulevard
I-40, exit 47
Asheville, NC 28806
CHARLOTTE, NC
9000 Statesville Road
I-77, exit 18
Charlotte, NC 28269
GREENSBORO, NC
6215 Swiggett Road
I-40, exit 211
Greensboro, NC 27409
MONROE, NC
2211 Morgan Mill Road
Highway 200
Monroe, NC 28110
STATESVILLE, NC
113 Watermelon Road
I-40, exit 146
Statesville, NC 28625

Carolina Cat has a full team of EVT and ASE® Certified Technicians, as well as 24/7 mobile service.

"We are very optimistic about the business prospects for Carolina Cat," said Fred Meyers, Sales Manager for 4 Guys Fire Trucks. "With the complexity of today's fire apparatus and limited manpower, our customers need high quality dependable systems. Carolina Cat will not only provide a high level sales experience for our customers, but will be able to provide reliable service for our vehicles after the sale."

Carolina Cat Contact information: Ben Ezzell, Emergency Vehicle Services Manager
Email: bezzell@carolinacat.com
Phone: 704-731-7537 (office), 704-770-7904 (mobile)
Visit Carolina Cat Emergency Vehicle Services online for more information: www.carolinacat.com/evs


This article about 4 Guys Fire Trucks appears in the Spring 2012 issue of Management Today Magazine!

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Although the company has grown significantly larger than its name suggests, 4 Guys Fire Trucks maintains a close-knit atmosphere that helps retain a knowledgable and experienced workforce. According to General Manager Mark Albright...