The National School Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Issues New School Bus Safety Recommendations After a Fatal School Bus Fire Claimed Two Lives

  Exton, PA- USSC Group, (USSC) – a manufacturer of safety, survivability and technology products for the mass transit, school bus, military, and first responder markets, commends the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on their recent recommendation that all new and in-service school buses be equipped with automatic fire suppression systems.  This NTSB decision is […]

USSC Group CEO Joseph Mirabile Wins Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Security and Safety

USSC Group (USSC) – a Dubin Clark Portfolio company and manufacturer of safety, survivability and technology products for the mass transit, school bus, first responder, and military markets, announced that its President and CEO, Joseph Mirabile, was awarded the EY Entrepreneur Of the Year Award 2019 for Security and Safety. Considered one of the most […]

Fogmaker Fire Suppression Systems Approved for Installation on School Bus Fleets Across Georgia

Exton, PA, May 23, 2019 – Fogmaker North America, a global leader in self-contained water mist fire suppression systems, is one of the latest additions to the Georgia state school bus requirements. The 2019 Georgia School Bus Specifications were recently approved by the State Board of Education, resulting in a change in the Fire Suppression […]

United States Seating on the Growth, Expansion, and New Technologies of the Past Year

Employees, customers, and partners all gathered in Exton, Pennsylvania, on November 16 to celebrate the grand opening of its new 300,000-square-foot manufacturing facility. Located just across the street from its existing facility, company executives gave tours of the new location to more than a hundred guests and before keynote speakers from various organizations. And, the […]

Fire Suppression for School Bus Webinar with NSTA

Why is fire suppression so important in the school bus industry? How does it work? What makes Fogmaker different? Get the answers to these questions and more with Director of Product Development, Jeff Krueger, in this 30-minute video. Walk through the benefits of fire suppression and what makes Fogmaker’s unique, water-mist technology superior to the […]

The Complete Valor Experience

In the fire industry, seconds can make a difference when it comes to saving lives. With the focus on efficient seat design for firefighters, Valor First Responder Seating recognized the importance to have the quickest ingress and egress possible while on the job. Firefighters come in all shapes and sizes. As with many industries, we […]

USSC Group Acquires Canadian School Bus Safety and Technology Company

Exton, PA – USSC Group (USSC) a manufacturer of safety, survivability and technology products for the mass transit, school bus, military, and first responder markets, today announced the acquisition of Child Check-Mate System, Inc. (“CCM”). Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, CCM developed and patented a unique alarm system which acts as an electronic reminder to drivers […]

An Open Letter from Child Check-Mate's Founder and Vice President

Following the announcement of USSC Group’s acquisition of Canadian-based Child Check-Mate, Founder Gord Both and newly appointed Vice President Brad Both had this to say: “Influenced by an event at our family owned school bus business in 1992, my partner Allan Lowe and I founded Child Check-Mate to improve the safety of school children around […]

Down to the Last Stitch

Material and cover design are the first things you see when you inspect a Valor First Responder Seating product and Valor aims to provide best in class upholstery with a strong design focus from concept to execution, making sure your result seamlessly blends in with your vehicle while giving you the best quality product on […]

The Comfort Continues

Seat comfort is designed in from the start, beginning with the frame and perfected with our foam. Valor First Responder Seating foam is focused on three key areas; comfort, aesthetics and durability, providing the appropriate amount of flexibility, shape and support without change over its period of use.   When it comes to materials, multiple […]