invites you to a technical presentation:
Fort Garry Fire Trucks
Where: RR#2, 53 Bergen Cutoff Rd.Winnipeg MB R3C 2E6 (view map)
When: Starting at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, November 10, 2015
- 6:00 PM – Registration and Light Supper
- 6:30 PM – Introduction of Speaker and Presentation
- 7:15 PM – Thanks and Presentation to Speaker
- 7:30 PM – Tour of facility
- 8:30 PM – Meeting is adjourned
Cost: SAE Members - $7.00, Students - $5.00, Guests - $10.00 (includes light supper)
APEGM CPD: APEGM members credit 2 Professional Development Hours for “Informal Activity”
Mr. Gordon Draskovic P.Eng. has been the Director of Engineering at Fort Garry Fire Trucks in Winnipeg for the past 12 years. The main focus of Fort Garry Fire Trucks engineering is structural design and vehicle integration. Before that, Mr. Draskovic worked for Navistar Corporation in the USA and New Flyer Industries in Winnipeg in the R&D group. Mr. Draskovic has spent much of his professional career focusing on diesel engines and vehicle systems design and integration. Mr. Draskovic also shares a USA patent for a wheelchair ramp design.
Fort Garry Fire Trucks (FGFT) builds fire trucks, custom-built pumpers, aerial ladders, water delivery tankers and related fire-fighting equipment. Customers are mainly cities, towns, and municipalities throughout Canada the US and abroad. The entire engineering department of FGFT is devoted to the design and production of equipment for the most extreme conditions in the world, in addition to offering Rubber Manufacturing and Parts and Servicing. FGFT is on the leading edge of manufacturing, in both technique and design. Their extreme body design has lead them to become the largest builder of fire apparatus in Canada.