Günzburger Steigtechnik has developed mobile containers especially for youth fire brigades, allowing the emergency services of tomorrow to hone their skills.  | © MUNK GmbH Günzburger Steigtechnik has developed mobile containers especially for youth fire brigades, allowing the emergency services of tomorrow to hone their skills.  | © MUNK GmbH

Mobile containers for the emergency services of tomorrow

Günzburger Steigtechnik supports fire brigades in their junior firefighting work 
and now also offers mobile containers for hands-on training

08/06/2020

Press release

Jump into action and carry out rescue, extinguish and recovery operations just like the grown-ups – all this is now possible for the youth fire brigades thanks to two new mobile containers from the Günzburger Steigtechnik range of rescue equipment. The premium manufacturer from Bavaria has developed these innovative products especially for the junior firefighting work done by youth fire brigades. Even the youngest firefighters can use them to train for emergency situations, while having a lot of fun in the process. The mobile containers are designed to look like cool fire engines. They are equipped with a flashing blue light, signal horn and pump control panel and also offer enough space for additional equipment. 

"The fire brigades among our customers have recently been asking more and more for rescue equipment solutions that their junior members can train with. We can now respond to this active interest with our new products and are offering the mobile containers for youth fire brigades as part of our range of series products with immediate effect. We are delighted to be able to promote and support the junior work of fire brigades with these products. The emergency services of tomorrow will certainly have a lot of fun training with the mobile containers and feeling like their grown-up colleagues", emphasises Ferdinand Munk, Managing Director of Günzburger Steigtechnik GmbH. 

Mobile containers for youth fire brigades

The mobile containers specially designed for junior firefighters from the family-owned company are available in two versions. Both are equipped with a flashing blue light, a signal horn and an integrated pump control panel, which ensure a realistic operating experience during training exercises. They also feature a robust construction with high-strength aluminium profiles and weatherproof plywood panels, and each has two compartments for equipment. Type 1 can be covered over with tarpaulins and snap fasteners, while type 2 is equipped with a roller shutter with espagnolette lock. This roller container version also shines with its air suspension system and a folding drawbar for ergonomic operation, which can also be removed to save space during transport. Type 1 is moved using a continuous handle bar. Both mobile containers have a parking brake that is operated by foot. 

About the MUNK Group

With its business units MUNK Günzburger Steigtechnik, MUNK Rettungstechnik and MUNK Service, the MUNK Group is one of the leading suppliers of access solutions and rescue equipment and corresponding service solutions. As a technology and innovation leader in access solutions, the name Munk stands for safety made in Germany. The company is now run by the fourth and fifth generations of the Munk family. With the reorganisation under the umbrella of the MUNK Group, the former Günzburger Steigtechnik GmbH has given itself an even more clearly differentiated company structure to ensure its future and is making it clear with its name that the company will remain in family hands. Under the motto: One family. One name. One mission.

In the MUNK Günzburger Steigtechnik business unit for access solutions, the MUNK Group carries over 2,500 products in its standard range, from ladders for commercial, public and private use to mobile scaffolding, platforms, stairs and bridging steps to custom-made special constructions. These include, for example, work and maintenance platforms, docking systems, walkways and assembly platforms, which, in the era of digitalisation, can also be automatically adapted to the respective environment using the latest control technology.

In the MUNK Rettungstechnik business unit for rescue equipment, the company offers access solutions and transport logistics for fire, rescue and disaster relief operations. These include, for example, multi-functional ladders, scaling and push-up extension ladders, rescue platforms, toolboxes, station equipment and a wide range of mobile containers. In the MUNK Service business unit, the MUNK Group bundles the areas of installation, testing, repair and maintenance of access solutions and rescue equipment, as well as seminars.

The MUNK Group is always drawing attention to itself with new ideas that offer customers real added value in practice. It has already received several awards for its innovations, its economic development, its responsible and sustainable actions and as a family-friendly employer – most recently from the Oskar Patzelt Foundation as one of the three most impressive companies in the German SME sector. The company is also one of the top 100 innovators in the SME sector in 2021.

The MUNK Group manufactures exclusively in its home region of Günzburg. It was also the first provider ever to be audited by TÜV Nord in 2010 with the certified proof of origin “Made in Germany” and grants a guarantee of 15 years on all standard made in Germany products. The MUNK Group employs around 380 people at its headquarters in Günzburg and Leipheim and will invest around 20 million euros in its sites in 2021.

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Bettina Sauter-Kueres

MUNK GmbH
Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 23
89312
Günzburg
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