P.L. Custom Body and Equipment Co., Inc. Announces Addition of 1st Out Specialty Vehicles & Equipment in Moon Twp., PA
By P.L. CUSTOM BODY AND EQUIPMENT CO., INC., Correspondent | September 28, 2021 | NATIONAL
Story No. 092821100
Photo by PROVIDEDRon Faherty (1st Out) and Deborah Smock Thomson, President of P.L. Custom Body and Equipment Co., Inc.
(September 27, 2021) – Manasquan, NJ - P.L. Custom Body and Equipment Co., Inc. (PLCB) is pleased to announce the addition of 1st Out Specialty Vehicles & Equipment, in Moon Township, PA, to its growing family of dealers. 1st Out Specialty Vehicles will be providing sales and service of both PL Custom Emergency Vehicles and Rescue 1 in the western half of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and for sales and service of Rescue 1 only in portions of Ohio and West Virginia.
Ron Faherty, President of 1st Out Specialty, had the following to say about this new partnership. “We are thrilled to partner with PL Custom Emergency Vehicles and Rescue 1 to represent their products in Western Pennsylvania, as well as portions of Ohio and West Virginia for Rescue 1. After an extensive review process, we feel that PL Custom shares the same commitment to excellence in craftsmanship and customer service that we pride ourselves on at 1st Out Specialty Vehicles & Equipment. We look forward to bringing these quality ambulance and rescue vehicles to our customer base."
Chad Newsome, National Sales Manager for PLCB, welcomes the addition of 1st Out Specialty Vehicles & Equipment to the PLCB family. “1st Out Specialty Vehicles was high on our list of candidates for this territory and we feel that their team will help strengthen and grow the PL Custom Emergency Vehicles and Rescue 1 brands. In these turbulent times in the emergency vehicle marketplace, 1st Out impressed me with their commitment to stability and long-term growth. On behalf of all of us here in Manasquan, we wish to express our thanks to Ron and everyone else at 1st Out for joining our team!”
P.L. Custom Body and Equipment Co., Inc. has been in business since 1946 and has been owned by the Smock family since 1970. Celebrating 75 years of independent ownership, this Manasquan, NJ based company sells through a network of 19 independent dealers covering 26 states and the District of Columbia. PL Custom Emergency Vehicle and Rescue 1 are the manufacturing divisions of the corporation and are proud to maintain a strong reputation as a customer focused designer and manufacturer of ambulances and rescue vehicles. PLCB continues to grow at a consistent pace, happy to be able to add partners who share our long-term vision for high quality products, outstanding customer service, and smart and sustainable growth. We are small by design, family-owned, and rich in heritage and tradition.
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