November 10, 2010 -- Van Wert, Ohio -- Chad Brown, Executive Sales Manager Braun Industries, Inc. has announced the newest model to be released from Braun, the Freedom which is built on a Spartan Metro Star chassis.
"The Freedom is a model that meets the demands of the fire-based EMS community. After our introduction of the Braun Super Chief on the Spartan Furion, we have received numerous calls from customers about developing a product that has a larger module, can carry more firefighting equipment and offers a "built to suit" application," Brown said. "The Freedom is a direct result of those customer requests."
The Freedom offers superior outside storage space both on the cab and the module body, and it maintains the Braun exclusive Solid BodyTM construction, Ez-GlideTM sliding door, MasterTech IIITM Multiplex electrical system and Braun exclusive Vital Max Lighting.
The Freedom has unique design features included in the module, rounded corners on the all-aluminum interior cabinetry, 45° cabinets, five-point crew restraint safety seating and transverse backboard storage. The Spartan Metro Star cab/chassis is a purpose-built cab and chassis specifically designed for the emergency/rescue industry. The cab-over-engine design allows for greater visibility and maneuverability and features plenty of room. The chassis is available in either two-door or four-door applications. The Metro Star features an advanced multiplex electrical system and utilizes either an engine tunnel or overhead heating and air conditioning system.
"We are pleased to have once again have partnered with Braun to satisfy the needs of a changing industry," said Tom Gorman, chief operating officer of Spartan Motors. "Braun, like Spartan, has always valued the pioneering spirit and forward-thinking of those out in the field using this equipment on a daily basis. This feedback allows both of our companies to strategically improve and adapt our product offerings to maximize value for our customers well into the future."
About Braun Industries, Inc.
Braun Industries, Inc. is the recognized leader in quality, safety and innovation in the ambulance industry. Braun has been designing and building custom, hand-crafted ambulances since 1972. Braun offers exclusives such as Braun SolidBodyTM construction, The EZ-GlideTM sliding door, the MasterTech III TM Multiplex electrical control system, and the VitalMaxTM 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). The company is headquartered in an 115,000-square foot facility on 13 acres in Van Wert, OH. For more information, visit www.braunambulances.com, call 419/232-7070 or write to Braun Industries at 1170 Production Drive, Van Wert, OH 45891.