Out With the Old…..In With the New

As the days get shorter and the temperature starts to drop, we are constantly reminded the end of the year is rapidly approaching. Although some aspects of the year are winding down, the rash of new SCBA deliveries is still in full swing, and in some respects, just getting started. In

Out With the Old…..In With the New2017-07-18T09:57:26-04:00

TFT Trip & visit with old friends

This week many of us had the privilege of visiting the Task Force Tips (TFT) plant in Valparaiso, Indiana.
TFT was a first class act from the time we were picked up by Curt, the pilot, to the time Brian Podsiadlik (Pods) dropped us back off at the airfield for our return

TFT Trip & visit with old friends2017-07-18T09:56:47-04:00

Training in Zorra Township

I hope everyone recovered well from Thanksgiving and that you all were able to spend the beautiful weekend with family and friends. A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to participate in live fire training with Zorra Township. It was a great day with 4 burns and a lot of

Training in Zorra Township2017-07-18T09:55:55-04:00

High-Angle Adventure

Anyone who knows me is aware that I am a ‘Fire & Extrication’ guy. I don’t do high-angle……although we do handle lots of products that fall under the line of special operations equipment. I recently had the opportunity to spend a night with one of my customers and their extremely dedicated

High-Angle Adventure2017-07-18T09:55:25-04:00

From the Mushroom in the Valley…

I have been with the M &L sales team since the late 90’s – my background being in the firefighting trade in the Ottawa Valley.
My father was a firefighter/officer and retired as Chief from a full-time fire department. I followed in his footsteps. I became a full-time firefighter/officer with the Department

From the Mushroom in the Valley…2017-07-18T09:51:50-04:00

Why We Build Them The Way we Do…

“It is unwise to pay too much but it is worse to pay too little. When you pay too much, you lose a little money – that’s all. When you pay too little, you sometimes lose everything, because the thing you bought was incapable of doing the thing it was bought

Why We Build Them The Way we Do…2017-07-18T09:46:44-04:00

Northern Hike

Hope everyone had a great Canada Day, but it’s time to get right back at it! Thanks to the Puslinch training sessions, there are 5 Scott Protégé ZM CO2 single gas monitors heading to the northern area of the province. Mark Naylor and I are in the planning stages of taking

Northern Hike2017-07-14T15:31:16-04:00

Training in Puslinch, Ontario

Thanks to Puslinch Fire Department for allowing us to use their facilities for our 2014 Sales Training Meeting. Thanks also to Doug Cincurak from Footage Tools, Manfred Kihn from Bullard, Tom Brayton and Frank Slezak from Scott Safety. PUSLINCH 2014 The training was successful, even though we were down almost half

Training in Puslinch, Ontario2017-07-14T15:21:02-04:00

M&L Supply in the Community

I was told I had to be the first one to write a blog. Damn! What to write about!? Equipment, service, delivery time, changes in service? Done that and we’re sick of reading about it! Let’s talk about the good things that we, the fire service, do for the public. Camp

M&L Supply in the Community2017-07-14T15:12:52-04:00