Dafo Vehicle in the US has appointed Jay Taylor from Kidde Technologies as Regional Manager for the Transit/Motorcoach area. Jay Taylor started his employment
“I am delighted to be onboard with Dafo Vehicle as their products are seen as top of the line and they are offering state-of-the-art solutions. I am confident that that Dafo Vehicle has the solutions to all fire suppression and gas detection needs within the Transit/Motorcoach area”, says Jay Taylor.
“We are excited that we now are being able to intensify our operations within the Transit/Motorcoach area. Having Jay onboard in our team we are confident that this will strengthen our ability to meet our customer demands in North America. Jay is probably one of the most widely experienced persons within vehicle fire suppression systems” says Joey Peoples, CEO, Dafo Vehicle US.
Jay has worked 19 years in the fire suppression industry within the area of Transit/Motorcoach buses. Prior to working in the fire suppression industry, he worked for Nova Bus. He has a total of 43 years’ experience in the transportation business. He has served on the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Bus Safety Committee since 2004. He is a member of the National Fire Protection Association, California Transit Association, California Association for Coordinated Transportation, Washington State Transit Association, and Texas Transit Association. Jay has certifications in Hands-On Vehicle Fire/Arson Investigation and Fire Pattern Investigation from the Public Agency Training Council.
Dafo was founded in 1919 and has developed into a modern, high-tech company committed to offer the very best solutions to its customers. Dafo was one of the first companies in the world which started to develop integrated firefighting solutions for vehicles back in 1976. Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection has three main business areas: Integration (Fire suppression systems integration into OEM production line, Retrofit (Fire suppression systems installed at final customer) as well as Service & Maintenance. The Dafo Vehicle group today consist of several subsidiaries and Dafo dealers – Dafo Vehicle Oy (Finland), Dafo US, Dafo Deutschland, Dafo Russia, Dafo Asia, Dafo Spain, Dafo UK & Ireland, Dafo Middle East, Dafo Chile, Dafo Brasil, Dafo Australia and Dafo Peru. The head office is located in Tyresö, Sweden.