VAN WERT, OH, December 03, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Braun Industries is pleased to announce the release of their newest ambulance model, The Responder. The unit made its debut at the AAA 2013 Conference & Tradeshow on November 18, 2013 in Las Vegas, NV, where it was well received. Show attendees got a first look inside the unit, which is expected to be a very popular model with private EMS companies and government entities alike. ---
"We are extremely excited to release our new model, The Responder! In an effort to meet our customers' requests, we took their input and ideas and developed this model. This model has safety, ergonomics, and new innovations built in as standard features throughout," says Braun Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Chad Brown.
The Responder is a 12.5' module mounted on the Freightliner Sprinter chassis. This compact, quality ambulance focuses on safety and storage. It also features an ergonomic design and layout, intended to make it easier for EMS crew to work in.
When it comes to safety, The Responder begins with Braun's SolidBody Construction. This means the unit is built as one, integrated module from .125" flat-sheet marine grade aluminum. The roof, sides, floor, and doors are all constructed from brake formed parts with fully welded seams. The lack of a separate extruded frame means reduced weight and added strength. Additional safety features include an isolated O2 compartment compliant with NFPA 1917, and forward facing seating. The forward facing seating has been especially popular with customers, who feel it brings a new level of safety to the industry.
The 12.5' module length maximizes storage space. The door-forward design optimizes the interior, leaving more room for equipment and supplies. The fold-up seat cushion in the EVS 4-point curbside seating also creates extra space, allowing more room for crew to work and maneuver around the patient cot. Those that have been able to tour the new model have also commented on the impressive amount of storage space on the street side wall.
Ensuring that the unit is easy to work in was also a key component of its design. Focused on ergonomics, equipment storage placement makes it easy to reach things. The EZ Glide sliding side entry door has a 4" lowered entry height, improving entry into the unit. Clean sweep interior sealed aluminum cabinets provide enhanced storage capabilities and are easy to clean, and a MasterTech IV electrical system makes module controls a breeze.
"Our newest model, The Responder, delivers a premium product in a compact design. Delivering quality is what we do...it is embedded as a core element of who we are as a family, and as a business. For over forty years, Braun has been focused on building relationships with our customers, identifying their needs, and offering solutions that are Built For Life," says Braun President, Kim Braun.
Braun Industries, Inc. is a leading emergency vehicle manufacturer that has been designing and building custom ambulances that are "Built for Life" since 1972. Braun's ambulance models offer exclusive innovations such as SolidBody construction, the EZ-Glide sliding door, the MasterTech IV Multiplex electrical control system, and the VitalMax Lighting System. Braun is a member of the National Truck and Equipment Association (NTEA), the Ambulance Manufacturers Division (AMD), and the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA). Their 2013 lineup includes six unique ambulance models. The company is headquartered in a 105,000 square foot facility on 18 acres in Van Wert, OH.
For more information, visit http://www.BraunAmbulances.com.
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