Finley Fire Equipment Annual Open House & Product Showcase

Our Annual Open House & Product Showcase is a highlight that customers and employees alike look forward to each year! Every year since 2009 our open house is held the 3rd Sunday in May from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm at our Corporate Complex  located at 5255 N St Rt 60 NW, McConnelsville, OH 43756. Below you can review highlights from the previous year, find local hotels, and keep up with what is coming next. We hope to see you on May 20, 2018!


Until Our 10th Annual Open House & Product Showcase!

10th Annual Open House & Product Showcase Details

  • Bring your department patch – Win a prize! Finley Fire Equipment is encouraging all visiting departments to bring a spare patch from a department they represent to be entered into a contest for a special prize. Once our open house is concluded, all received patches will be displayed at our corporate complex!
  • Want to display your 2013 year or newer Pierce Apparatus at our open house? We love to see our customers’ in-service rigs and will offer a special prize to the first 30 to register! Interested?! Fill out the form provided below. We will get back to you with all the details!
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Our Sponsors


9th Annual Open House Vendors

Chief Sponsors

At All-American, we’re dedicated to embody the heritage and tradition of the fire service and all the markets we serve by offering a complete line of legendary products with an unparalleled commitment to safety, reliability and value. All-American Hose manufacturers three iconic brand names, Snap-tite Hose, National Fire Hose, and PONN.

The leader in passenger, cargo transportation and aircraft maintenance in Ohio. Located at the Akron-Canton Airport, our professional staff and aircraft will ensure you and your cargo land where you need to be; on-time and safely.

Since 1908, Darley has been dedicated to serving the World’s Fire and Emergency Services. Our corporate headquarters are located at 325 Spring Lake Drive in Itasca, IL 60143, and our manufacturing, engineering and research and development operations are in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin and Toledo, Oregon.

Over the years, Globe has been responsible for introducing many of the materials, designs, and construction methods we now take for granted in firefighter suites. Globe was the first to use DuPont NOMEX® inherently flame resistant materials, first to use 3M SCOTCHLITE® reflective materials, and first to use expanded PTFE technology including GORE-TEX® and CROSSTECH® moisture barriers.

The LEGENDARY POWER of Harrison comes from over 40 years of experience with Hydraulic Generators. We have customers in every industry imaginable; Fire & Emergency, Oil Field, Military, Marine, Construction, Power Generation, Ambulances, Tow Trucks, Exports and many more. The POWER of the Harrison generators is built upon the extensive experience in our industry.

At Husky® Portable Containment our overall mission is to set the standard for quality in the Fire Fighting & Environmental Equipment Industry while maintaining the highest standards in the areas of Customer Service, Cost, Ethical Conduct, Innovations and Employment.

Mercedes Textiles Limited has been manufacturing Fire hose for over a quarter century. Diversification over the years has yielded Municipal, Forestry, Snow Making, Industrial as well as a number of other specialty application hoses.

The ONSPOT Automatic Tire Chain System allows the operator to engage and disengage tire chains at the flip of a dashboard switch, in forward or reverse, without stopping, to enhance traction and braking in snow and ice conditions.

Call it what you will. A vocation. A calling. A mission. It’s not some nine-to-five-go-home-and-forget-about-it kind of thing. Too much rides on what you do and too many things can go wrong if you’re not at the top of your game. That’s why you leave nothing to chance. Why you work with the best. And why we invite you to visit Pierce before you settle on your next apparatus.

When it comes to crafting exceptional emergency vehicles, there is no one like PL Custom. We listen carefully to your needs. We deliver on our promises. But more than that, we intend to exceeded your expectations.

Smart Power Systems is a subsidiary of Nartron Corporation, a 41 year-old high technology company.  Nartron was recently named as “One of America’s 50 most innovative companies” by Inc. Magazine and has been a long-term supplier to the United States military.  Nartron holds hundreds of patents and sells sense and control system hardware to major automotive, motorcycle, heavy equipment and appliance manufacturers, as well as to many other industries.

TechTrade LLC is an ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 compliant manufacturer of unique medical devices and personal protective equipment used throughout the world.

Task Force Tips’ goal is to develop, manufacture and deliver the most rugged and innovative firefighting equipment to emergency responders worldwide. As an integral component of this mission, TFT’s distribution partners provide value to our customers though consistent product demonstration, technical and educational support, and service.

Truck Country is one of the largest Freightliner dealers in the U.S. today, serving customers at 11 locations in Iowa and Wisconsin.

Weinbrenner Shoe Company has been both a leading manufacturer and a pioneering force in the American footwear industry since beginning operations in 1892, initiating many of the safety and job-fitted design elements that are common today. Weinbrenner Shoe Company’s dedication to craftsmanship, expertise, and innovations continues today. As seen in Weinbrenner shoes and boots, it’s a philosophy proven to be Working Over Time.

Since its humble beginnings in 1886, Waterous has continued to develop revolutionary fire suppression systems and equipment that improve overall firefighting capabilities. From constructing the first gasoline-engine-driven fire pump in 1898 to the most efficient compressed air foam systems (CAFS) in the world today, Waterous has maintained a legacy of supporting the global fire service industry with fire suppression products, equipment and services that meet the demands of a hero.

Whelen is the only US manufacturer of emergency warning equipment to still manufacture its products entirely in the United States. The use of robotics and a motivated workforce allow it to compete with off-shore products.

Since 1935, Williamson Insurance Service has delivered quality insurance solutions to individuals in and around Zanesville, Ohio; specializing in Auto and Homeowners insurance coverage. Our team of trusted insurance professionals is committed to helping you find a policy that fits your needs. For more information call us at 740-453-0791!

Captain Sponsors

Bob Dawes and Boyd Fackler began business in November 1970 as West Broad Lincoln Mercury. The original facilities were located in three separate buildings on West Broad Street near downtown Columbus. In September 1975, we moved to newer remodeled facilities on West Mound Street near Cooper Stadium. At this time, we changed our Dealership name to BOB-BOYD LINCOLN- MERCURY.

Founded in 1898, E.D. Bullard Company is a leading manufacturer of high quality personal protective equipment and systems that are marketed worldwide. Product lines include thermal imagers, hard hats, firefighter and rescue helmets, supplied air respirators, powered air-purifying respirators, and air quality.

C.E.T. Fire Pumps has been manufacturing reliable, high quality portable fire pumps for over 80 years. C.E.T Pumps currently offers over 20 standard models to choose from!


Safe Fleet was formed in 2013, when The Sterling Group, a private investment company, acquired ROM and SMI from Century Park Capital. Safe Fleet consists of a portfolio of innovative and entrepreneurial brands providing safety products for fleet vehicles worldwide. Safe Fleet’s origins trace back to early 20th century with the founding of Elkhart Brass in 1902 and Bustin in 1928.

Scott Health & Safety, a business unit of Tyco International, is a premiere manufacturer of innovative respiratory and other personal protective equipment and safety devices for fire and rescue services, industrial workers, police, military and civil defense organizations around the world.

The four founders of Trident believe the focus should always be on listening to what our customers need and then exceed their expectations. We have combined our 130 years of fire industry knowledge to develop ground-breaking products that solve our customers existing problems and meet their changing requirements.

Our mission is to supply the highest quality hydraulic rescue pumps, diesel generators/auxiliary power units (APU’s) to fire rescue personnel, while providing the very best value and utmost customer service.

Lieutenant Sponsors

Action Coupling & Equipment, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of high-strength, lightweight couplings and related equipment in the U.S.

Code 3,® Inc. engineers, manufactures and markets a complete line of lighting and sound-based warning products used by professionals in emergency response, utility, service fleet, and industrial settings. Code 3® has been in business since 1974.

We are a third party consulting firm dedicated to assisting Pierce Dealers and Customers throughout the entire apparatus construction process. Progress Reports – Customer Hosting – Inspections – Orientation Videos and a variety of additional services to best serve the needs of our customers. 

Federal Signal is driving technology to provide safe and reliable emergency warning systems for first responders and work truck operators. We are leading the way in innovative lights and siren solutions as well as in-car video systems.

ONE Boat manufactures the original connector-style rescue boats and so much more.  Whatever your mission…rescue and recovery, military, or just getting as much fun from your recreational boating dollar, ONE Boat has the boat for you.

Republic First National offers customized financial solutions for both our individual clients and their business entities.

Sensible Products provides solutions to organize all of the fittings, adapters, couplers, and tools that are carried on a fire apparatus.

For more than 35 years, Streamlight has been the trusted source of light used by firefighters, police officers and troops in combat – Everyone from the New York City Fire Department to the New Zealand Mountain Rescue teams. So “Heroes Trust Streamlight” is much more than a slogan. It’s a responsibility taken seriously.

Our mission is to make and market products from materials that would otherwise be land filled. To operate our business in an environmentally friendly manner. To create a spirit of peace, love and caring for our employees and customers.

For over 30 years, Tele-Lite is a manufacturer & distributor primarily to the emergency services. Tele-Lite evolved out of Corbett-Steeves Pattern Works (Est. 1914) and an interest in the fire and emergency services. In 1971 John Steeves, a fireman and the President of Tele-Lite, saw the need for better lighting at the scene and originated the first quartz halogen telescoping light. Out of his foresight an industry developed.

Tempest Technology Corporation has been a leader in the development of innovative ventilation tools for fire fighting and industrial work environments. Tempest manufactures a wide variety of ventilation tools used by fire fighters around the world to make their work atmospheres safer.

Founded in 1992, Unication Group became a prominent innovator and worldwide leader in supplying critical messaging solutions in the public safety industry. We specialize in manufacturing and advancing information and communication integration related products such as traditional pagers, voice pagers, and two-way radios.

Manufactures SCBA brackets and mounting devices; ladder, hard sleeve, and portable tank lift systems; gas cylinder lifts; tool & equipment mounts, straps, and clips; vehicle steps; rescue ladders; strainers; dump valves; forcible entry & rescue tools; interior lighting for vehicles; wheel chocs and more.

Other Sponsors

Akron Brass is a worldwide marketer and manufacturer of high performance fire fighting and rescue equipment as well as lighting and multiplexing designed to improve the safety and efficiency of personnel engaged in fire suppression, emergency medical response, and pupil transportation.

AMDOR was founded on the concept of manufacturing a better roll-up door – one that provides value-added features for vehicle manufacturers and end-users alike. That concept is backed by a company-wide commitment to provide the highest product quality and exceptional customer service.

Quality Products engineered for the harsh marine environment and built to last.Guaranteed Satisfaction with our products.
Technical Support by officers, engineers, and technical staff.

Boston Leather has been manufacturing fine leather accessories since 1938 and we have stood the test of time. You will not find a better product anywhere.

Offers superior sales and service for our valued customers. We are committed to serving our friends and customers and look forward to hearing from you.

Fire Service Plus, Inc. established in 1998 by Ron Thames, President and Chief Executive Officer. Since 1984, Mr. Thames produces products that continue to revolutionize and change the firefighting industry. He has been awarded domestic and international patents and served on the U.S. President’s small business council in an advisory capacity.

HALE PRODUCTS is the world’s leading provider of specialist equipment for the emergency services market. With extensive manufacturing facilities in the United States and Europe, and representative offices and distributors throughout the world.

MedFlight is a not-for-profit, accredited air and ground critical care transportation company based in Columbus, Ohio that completes nearly 7,000 critical transports by helicopter and Mobile intensive Care Unit each year.

Offers Rescue support systems, Air Lifting Bags, Rescue Air Cushions, Powered Impact Tools, Forcible Entry Tools, Fire Fighting Tools, and Leak Sealing Systems.

Phos-Chek long-term fire retardants, Class A foams, and water enhancing gel are the world’s leading chemical solutions for managing wildland, industrial and municipal fires.

R&B Fabrications, Inc. offers custom and contract sewing services with low minimum order quantities, fast turnaround and the finest American Made quality craftsmanship available.

For over 55 years we have been supplying the firefighting and industrial services with the most comprehensive line of chemicals in the industry.

USSC Group is focused on providing safety and survivability solutions to the commercial and military transportation markets. The Group consists of different companies broken into 3 segments – seating, fire suppression, and services.

The Will-Burt Company is the world’s premier manufacturer of mobile telescoping mast and tower solutions and pan and tilt positioners. We offer virtually every payload elevation and integration solution from the top brands; Will-Burt, GEROH, MAD and Integrated Tower Solutions (ITS).

Find Us

Finley Fire Equipment Co., Inc. is located at 5255 N St Rt 60 NW, McConnelsville, OH 43756.

Local Hotels

Want to plan a weekend? Below are some local hotels that are close to our corporate complex, as well as other local attractions!

Burr Oak Lodge
10660 Burr Oak Lodge Road
Glouster, OH 45732

Three Sisters Sunset Inn
3840 North State Route 60 NW
McConnelsville, OH 43756

Fairfield Inn
725 Zane Street
Zanesville, OH 43701

Super 8
2440 National Road
Zanesville, OH 43701

Lakeside Motel
18218 State Route 60
Beverly, OH 45715

The Hardware Inn Of Stockport
3320 Second Street
Stockport, OH 43787

Baymont Inn & Suites
230 Scenic Crest Drive
Zanesville, OH 43701

Hampton Inn
1009 Spring Street
Zanesville, OH 43701

Best Western
279 Muskingum Drive
Marietta, OH 45750

Microtel Inn
506 Pike Street
Marietta, OH 45750

Sandstone Point Cabin
5854 Dugan Road
McConnelsville, OH 43756

The Stockport Mill Inn
1995 Broadway Avenue
Stockport, OH 43787

Comfort Inn
500 Monroe Street
Zanesville, OH 43701

Ramada Inn
4645 East Pike
Zanesville, OH 43701

Hampton Inn
508 Pike Street
Marietta, OH 45750

The Lafayette Hotel
101 Front Street
Marietta, OH 45750