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Sutphen East Delivers 100th Fire Truck Manufactured in Northeast Pennsylvania


Lake Ariel, Wayne County, PA - Sutphen East, a manufacturer of fire apparatus, completed its 100th fire truck, manufactured at its Wayne County Pennsylvania facility in the Sterling Business & Technology Park.



This 3000-gallon pumper/tanker truck with a 600-horsepower engine is custom built for the Community Fire Company in Landingville, Pennsylvania and will be joining their fire apparatus fleet as a multi-use vehicle.


The Sutphen Corporation was established in 1890 with manufacturing locations in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Operating for 130 years, Sutphen is the oldest family-owned fire apparatus manufacturing company in the world. In addition to building custom fire trucks, Sutphen East also operates as a service location repairing, servicing, or rebuilding any manufacturer’s fire apparatus.


Sutphen East, moved to Pennsylvania after outgrowing their New York State location in late 2016. The move to Northeast Pennsylvania allowed the company to expand operations in order to meet growing demand for their fire trucks.

According to General Manager Darryl Rhyne “The location in Sterling Business & Technology Park provides the infrastructure we need to expand operations and increase production. Our customers find it easier to travel to this facility for inspections or picking up their new trucks. Northeast Pennsylvania provides the perfect combination of a talented workforce along with a strong network of local suppliers all in an easily accessible location.”


“While the Sutphen Corporation has built and delivered thousands of apparatus, we are proud to deliver this facility’s 100th apparatus to the Community Fire Company,” said Darryl Rhyne, general manager of Sutphen East. “Each one of the trucks we have delivered, were built to meet specific needs of fire departments and communities across the country and around the world.”

Rhyne commented, “Our customers find it easier to travel to this location, and with convenient hotels and amenities, our visitors from across the country get a more comfortable, hands-on experience.”


Sutphen East is one of six manufacturing facilities the Sutphen Corporation operates. Its proximity to the east coast provides new customer opportunities.


The Sutphen Corporation is the largest family-owned fire apparatus manufacturer in the nation.


Sterling Business & Technology Park is located in Northeastern Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains at Exit 17 on Interstate 84.


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