Code 3 at AFAC17

Our Code 3 brand was on display at this year’s AFAC17 in Sydney which has just wrapped up. Thanks to everyone who attended for making this year’s conference another enjoyable and successful event! We’ve got some photo highlights of the various fire and emergency vehicles that were on display—all featuring Code 3 warning products and Xray Vision LED driving lights. See … Read more

Code 3 at AFAC17

Code 3 will be on display at AFAC17 (stand 284) which is being held on Monday 4 to Thursday 7 September 2017 at the new International Convention Centre in Sydney’s Darling Harbour. We’ll have all the latest in siren and LED warning technology on display, plus our expert staff will be on hand to discuss product features, customisation options, and … Read more

ESG EMEA has appointed a new Managing Director

ECCO Safety Group EMEA has announced the appointment of a new Managing Director with immediate effect, Enrico Vassallo. Enrico Vassallo has previously held many executive senior positions including CEO of e-Bus Division of Hybrid Kinetics Group and CEO and Executive Director of the Board of Optare Plc., one of the global leaders in the Electrical Bus industry in the UK. … Read more

Beat the Heat WA video

This is the new promotional video for Beat The Heat WA (Inc), filmed and produced by Canopy Films. Code 3 is a proud sponsor of Beat the Heat which aims to reduce the incidents of illegal street racing on Australian roads by encouraging participation in the sport of drag racing in a safe and controlled environment.The team runs several vehicles—complete with … Read more

Code 3 at AFAC16

Our Code 3 brand was once again on display at the annual AFAC tradeshow and conference—this year held at the Brisbane Exhibition and Convention centre. On the stand was the brand new Pursuit lightbar from Code 3, plus a selection of surface mount LEDs, beacons, cameras and monitors, plus the quad-optic LED driving light range from our Xray Vision brand. … Read more

New Code 3 25 Series Pursuit LED lightbar video

As AFAC officially gets underway today, we’re premiering our new Pursuit LED lightbar video both at the show and right here via our Code 3 Asia Pacific Facebook Page (don’t forget to hit the ‘HD’ button for better quality): State-of-the-art LED technology meets spectacular industrial design in the 25 Series Pursuit lightbar from Code 3. The Pursuit was designed from … Read more

Doug Phillips is ESG’s new Chief Executive Officer

Boise, Idaho, July 5, 2016 – Tim Callahan, Berwind Group president, is pleased to announce Doug Phillips as the Chief Executive Officer of ECCO Safety Group (ESG), effective July 1, 2016. In his role, Doug will lead strategy, leverage his extensive business experience and leadership skills, and expand on the great growth ESG has had. “We have talented people and … Read more

ECCO Group Announces the Acquisition of PSE

ECCO Group has primarily engaged in serving the commercial vehicle industry with reversing safety and amber warning products. We recognize that Public Safety Equipment is the ideal platform to expand our global presence in the worldwide emergency vehicles sector. The newly formed ECCO Safety Group, will manufacture products on four continents. Together with the four sales offices in Europe, Australia and China, ESG … Read more

Britax at AFAC 2013

Running from September 3 to 5, the 2013 AFAC Conference will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The conference theme for 2013 is Shaping Tomorrow Together, reflecting that emergency services will need to work together collaboratively with the community and other partners from the education, health, business and research sectors, and all levels of government, to shape … Read more

QFRS Bike for Burns

Bike for Burns is a charity bike ride, which originated six years ago as an initiative of the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) to proactively promote the importance of firefighter health and fitness as well as raise funds for burns research, an area closely linked to the hearts of firefighters. Each year up to 50 employees from the QFRS … Read more

Britax Sponsors the NSW RFS Championships

The Rural Fire Service (RFS) 2012 State Championships was held from 14–16 September 2012 at the Tomaree Sports Complex in Port Stephens. The NSW RFS State Championships pits teams of firefighters from all over NSW against each other, through two gruelling days of events designed to test your ability to work together under extreme conditions. The ultimate winners are awarded the … Read more

Britax at AFAC 2012

Running from August 28 to 31, the 2012 AFAC and Bushfire Conference will be held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Diverse country. Common ground.’ Britax will be on display with some of the industry’s leading products including emergency lighting, warning systems, lighting, PPV blowers, and more. Venue The AFAC & Bushfire … Read more

Pro-Lite Survives Motorbike Crash

This is a photo of a Pro-Lite sent to us recently from Victoria Police. One of their members was in an accident where he came off his bike and the Pro-Lite was in his jacket at the time. As you can see it’s been scraped along the ground, however Victoria Police have reported that the device still works, is still … Read more

ProLaser III is ultra-tough!

From trash to treasure Kustom Signals’ ProLaser III prevails. After a disgruntled citizen stole a ProLaser III laser speed gun from a preoccupied officer, he set out to get his belongings back … Spending two hours digging through garbage at a local dump in Cincinnati, Ohio; he finally felt a familiar object – his ProLaser III. Retrieving the laser gun, after … Read more

Britax at APCO 2012

Britax will be hosting a booth at the 2012 APCO Australasia Conference and Exhibition on the Gold Coast. Running from the 12-14 March 2012 the event will be the ninth annual conference, which continues a tradition of allowing members and representatives from emergency service organisations, local state and federal government and security agencies to mix and network with suppliers such as … Read more

ProLaser 4 wins Innovation Award

Britax and Kustom Signals are proud to announce that our new ProLaser 4 has won an Innovation Award at the 2011 IACP Conference in Chicago. The Innovation Awards recognize new products and services introduced to the law enforcement market during the previous year. Manufacturers submit their newest and most inventive products for evaluation from a panel of independent law enforcement judges. … Read more

Britax has moved!

Britax Automotive Equipment has relocated to our new larger purpose-built warehouse and office facility at 4 Garret Street Brendale in Queensland. New Contact Details: Delivery Address: Britax Automotive Equipment 4 Garret Steet Brendale Queensland 4500 (Just off Leitchs Road, between Kremzow Road and South Pine Road) Postal Address: Britax Automotive Equipment PO Box 5940 Brendale DC Queensland 4500 Automotive Aftermarket: … Read more

New Police Catalogue Released

We have released our latest Police Catalogue featuring many new products and a whole new layout that showcases not only the products but also the products in context of their application. We’ve included lots of on-vehicle images that show the products in place and activated, helping you to understand how the products look and function more fully. Another new addition … Read more

New Z3 Siren from Code 3

New from the inside out, the Z3 siren is laptop programmable with more switch functions than ever before, making it easy to install and simple to use. Control head is as easy to operate as your car stereo with 3 distinct zones: sirens & primary lighting (red), auxiliary lighting and other equipment (blue), and traffic or warning function (yellow) Different … Read more

Britax Head Office is Moving!

Britax is pleased to announce that its Australian head office will be moving around mid-October: from its long-term home in Northgate, to a larger purpose-built premises in Brendale Queensland. The move will drastically increase warehouse space while the office space will also be increased to improve funtionality and efficiency, plus allowing for future expansion. More details of moving dates, warehouse … Read more

New Kustom Signals ProLaser 4 Lidar System

Smaller. Lighter. Faster. Designed for the ultimate precision experience, the new ProLaser 4 delivers unmatched target acquisition, range and performance. Superior optics, advanced software and narrower beam width provide exceptional performance. Ergonomically designed to shoot fast and straight, the rugged, forward-sweep pistol grip and trigger angle provide outstanding balance and fit. The unit is specifically angled to align your hand, … Read more

Britax Exhibiting at the 2011 AFAC Conference

Britax will be exhibiting at the 2011 AFAC Conference at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre Darling Harbour from Monday 29 August through to Thursday 1 September. Several staff will be on hand to answer questions, demonstrate emergency services products, and just answer any questions you may have in regards to emergency warning systems. On display will be the state-of-the-art … Read more

The latest in dash and deck mount LEDs: Code 3 Intrepid Series

The Code 3® Intrepid Series Dash LED uses state-of-the-art TriCore® technology LEDs to send a bright, clear signal. The extraordinary visibility and off-angle performance that TriCore lightheads deliver creates a signal that can be seen at far greater distances than any other current lighting technology. The new flared visor allows a much greater off-angle light signal, particularly useful when approaching … Read more

New state-of-the-art Defender Lightbar from Code 3

The Code 3® Defender lightbar features the truly unique, patent-pending TriCore™ technology which constitutes a quantum leap forward in signal brightness—far exceeding the intensity and quality of any system. Unlike traditional LED lightbars that drop off at key angles, TriCore maintains its astonishing visibility a full 360 degrees. It is also designed so brightness won’t fade. Watt for watt, TriCore … Read more

Britax Announces New Look Website

Britax Automotive Equipment is pleased to announce that the website has had a freshen up to bring it in line with the other brand elements and publications that we’ve been producing recently. This update also includes a new, simpler navigation system to help first time visitors to get introduced properly, while frequent users can get to anywhere in the site … Read more