Established in 2001, MES is an equipment supplier and service provider to first responders throughout the United States. MES represents key 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 around the United States.
Add-On Acquisition Criteria
Ideal Target Characteristics
Distribution and servicing of equipment and tools to the first responder market
End Markets Served
Firefighting, law enforcement, emergency medical services
"Over the last 15 years, our team has helped make MES the top choice for first responders to meet their equipment and service needs. The team at Platte River will provide a unique perspective and insight to help us continue our expansion of product and service offerings and geographic reach."
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