Demers Ambulances has named First Priority South as their new dealer for the states of SC, NC and KY

Beloeil, Quebec– October 7, 2015 – Demers Ambulances is proud to announce it has signed First Priority South as their new dealer for the states of South Carolina, North Carolina and Kentucky.

“This is another great step forward in our continued efforts to increase the quality of our distribution network,” said Benoit Lafortune, Executive Vice-President for Demers Ambulances. “With First Priority’s extensive experience and history, customer service focus, knowledgeable sales team, and location, Demers products will be very well represented in this customer base. The values and mission at First Priority really reflect those of Demers and we are confident that this is the beginning of a long-lasting, successful partnership.”

“First Priority South is proud to add such a premium-grade emergency vehicle line to our product offering” noted Robert J. Freeman, President. “Based on our success with the Demers line in New Jersey, our expanded customer base will most certainly be well served by Demers advanced design and high quality manufacturing process, as well as their singular focus on patient and EMT safety. In keeping with our culture of delivering high value and unsurpassed customer service, the First Priority/Demers team will serve an important need in the lower mid Atlantic, and we look forward to helping establish the type of strong brand preference shown by EMS providers across the US who are making Demers their ambulance of choice”.

First Priority South is a division of First Priority Emergency Vehicles, one of the largest emergency vehicle sales and service organizations in the world. They represent such key industry leaders such as KME Fire Apparatus, as well as their own offering of custom-crafted emergency vehicle remounting, BQR compact fire apparatus and SUV command and medical response unit conversions. First Priority South’s efforts will be spearheaded by Eric Vogl, a respected industry veteran with more than 30 years’ experience in the emergency vehicle industry. For additional information on First Priority visit them on line at

Demers Ambulances is a North American leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ambulances, and one of the largest firms of its kind in North America. Over the past 55 years, Demers Ambulances has sold more than 18,000 ambulances to customers in over 20 countries. Demers Ambulances is accredited ISO 9001:2008 and certified by Transport Canada and the USA DOT, by the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) in the USA within their “MEMBER VERIFICATION PROGRAM” and recognized as a “QUALIFIED VEHICLES MODIFIER” (QVM) by the Ford Motor Company and, approved up fitter for Mercedes Benz Sprinter Customer Assurance Program. Demers Ambulances meets the highest standards in the industry. To learn more about Demers Ambulances,

For additional information on how to become a Demers dealer, please contact:

Benoit Lafortune

Executive Vice-President

Demers Ambulances

Toll Free: 1.800.363.7591 x. 272


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on October 19, 2015

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