AFEX Fire Suppression Systems Awarded ISO 9001:2015 Certification
Raleigh, NC, USA – AFEX Fire Suppression Systems is proud to announce that the company was awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification for our Quality Management System (QMS) by NSF International Strategic Relations on January 31, 2020. The ISO 9000 family is the world’s most best-known quality management standard. ISO 9001:2015 is built on various quality management… Read more
AFEX Celebrates 50 Years
AFEX, the leading manufacturer of fire suppression systems for mobile heavy equipment is celebrating 50 years of helping our customers maximize their safety and productivity. Bill Lease founded the company in 1968 as Lease-AFEX, Inc., primarily to serve the Southeastern timber harvesting industry, and the waste handling industry shortly thereafter. Bonaventure Group, Inc. purchased AFEX… Read more
AFEX equipped battery-powered LHD’s headed to Vale Coleman
Vale’s Coleman mine recently received two battery-powered Artisan A4 load-haul-dumps (LHDs) equipped for AFEX fire suppression systems for a six month trial. The A4 is powered by a lithium battery that provides four hours of operation on a one hour charge. Vale intends to pursue battery-powered vehicles for it’s underground mines across Canada when it’s… Read more
AFEX Fire Suppression Systems is the First Manufacturer Approved to Factory Mutual Standard 5970 – Heavy-Duty Mobile Equipment Protection Systems.
Raleigh, NC, USA – AFEX Fire Suppression Systems is proud to announce that AFEX dry chemical, liquid agent, and dual agent fire suppression systems were awarded FM 5970 Approval on September 21, 2017. FM Approval Standard 5970 – Heavy-Duty Mobile Equipment Protection Systems, was developed over the course of four years, and represents a collaborative… Read more