Montvale, VA - Municipal Emergency Services ("MES") is pleased to announce its acquisition of Blue Ridge Rescue Suppliers.  Founded in 2001, Blue Ridge Rescue Suppliers is a Honeywell First Responder turnout gear provider to municipalities and volunteer fire departments throughout Virginia.

Tom Hubregsen, CEO of MES, commented, "We are thrilled to have the Blue Ridge Rescue Suppliers team join the MES family.  Their decades of experience in providing excellent customer service will make them a great addition to our company.  We look forward to building and expanding our existing business in Virginia to include a broader selection of turnout gear solutions, rescue equipment, body armor and uniform services."

Jamey Brads of Blue Ridge Rescue Suppliers said, "We are excited that our customers will be served by the largest network of first responder equipment and service providers in North America.  Additionally, our customers will continue to work with the same team they've trusted for years for the equipment and PPE needs."

About MES

Established in 2001, MES is an equipment supplier and service provider to first responders throughout the United States. MES represents industry brands, including 3M Scott, Point Blank, Honeywell, FireDex, RevolveAir Systems, Seek Thermal, Hurst Jaws of Life, Matex Hose, Elbeco, 5.11 Tactical and many more. MES has a national network of sales representatives, mobile service technicians and in-house service centers strategically located throughout the United States.


Brian P. Klaban

Director, Business Development & Debt Capital Markets


Lauren A. Metz

Vice President of Business Development



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