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Federal Signal Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells a suite of products and integrated solutions primarily in the United States, Europe, and Canada. The company operates in three segments: Environmental Solutions, Safety and Security Systems, and Fire Rescue. The Environmental Solutions segment manufactures various self-propelled street cleaning vehicles, vacuum loader vehicles, municipal catch basin/sewer cleaning vacuum trucks, and water blasting equipment; sells parts and tooling; rents equipment; and provides service, repair, and training. This segment sells its products under the Elgin, Vactor, Guzzler, and Jetstream brands primarily to municipal and government customers, and industrial contractors. The Safety and Security Systems segment manufactures and supplies systems and products for law enforcement, fire rescue, emergency medical services, campuses, military facilities, and industrial sites to protect people and property. It offers systems for campus and community alerting, emergency vehicles, first responder interoperable communications, industrial communications, and command and municipal networked security; and vehicle light bars and sirens, public warning sirens, and public safety software. This segment sells its products primarily under the Federal Signal, Federal Signal VAMA, Target Tech, and Victor brands. The Fire Rescue segment manufactures articulated and telescopic aerial platforms for fire fighting, rescue, electric utility, and industrial uses. It also sells parts; and provides service and training. This segment sells its products under the Bronto Skylift brand to municipal and industrial fire services, civil defense authorities, rental companies, electric utilities, and industrial customers. The company sells its products through dealers, direct sales, and wholesalers/distributors, as well as independent foreign distributors. Federal Signal Corporation was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois.

2,550 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/5/14
Founded in 1901

federal signal corp (FSS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $750.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $191.6K
Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
President of Public Safety Systems
Total Annual Compensation: $237.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

federal signal corp (FSS) Key Developments

Federal Signal Corporation Announces Retirement of Bryan L. Boettger as President of Public Safety Systems, Effective May 31, 2015

On January 20, 2015, Federal Signal Corporation announced the retirement of Bryan L. Boettger, President of Public Safety Systems. Mr. Boettger's retirement will become effective May 31, 2015 and he will continue to work for the Company in a part-time consulting capacity through December, 31, 2015.

Philadelphia Jury Finds in Favor of Federal Signal Corporation in Trial of Firefighter Hearing Loss Claims

Federal Signal Corporation announced that a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania jury absolved the Company from any liability in a lawsuit brought by three Philadelphia firefighters and found that the Company's Q2B electromechanical siren product was not defective. The firefighters claimed that the siren caused them hearing loss. The jury deliberated for less than an hour in exonerating the Company. This was the fourth trial in Philadelphia involving claims of firefighters alleging hearing loss. Two earlier trials in Philadelphia, involving 18 firefighters, resulted in defense verdicts. Since 2010, the Company has obtained favorable jury verdicts regarding 19 of 20 Philadelphia firefighters whose cases have been tried to verdict. The Company is also involved in hearing loss cases in Cook County, Illinois, where it has obtained verdicts in favor of the Company with respect to 45 of 54 firefighter claims. During the course of the firefighter litigation, claims of more than 200 firefighter plaintiffs have been dismissed.

Environmental Solutions Group Announces Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

Environmental Solutions Group announced earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $134.1 million against $113.1 million a year ago. Operating income was $21.1 million against $12.1 million a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported net sales of $394.0 million against $353.1 million a year ago. Operating income was $59.8 million against $40.6 million a year ago.


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