Ed will be responsible for management of all sales and marketing, including its established and respected salesforce located across North America, its existing marketing staff located in Minnetonka, Minnesota, its established representatives in Europe and Asia, and its 120 plus distributor network located in dozens of countries on six continents.
Mr. Ruggles brings over 20 years of experience, knowledge, and respect amongst his peers in the fire suppression industry. Recently he has held the position of global sales director and business development manager for Spectrex Flame Suppression- part of the Emerson group. Ed was vice president of sales for Amerex Defense. He has had several sales positions in Tyco Fire Protection International, achieving multiple promotions and additional responsibilities directly related to his success with those firms.
Ed holds a degree from the University of Wisconsin, Marinette and has traveled extensively across the globe during his career. He is familiar with aerosols and has always been an advocate of the Stat-X® product line. This unique background will be the foundation upon which Ed will utilize to expand the growth of Stat-X aerosol fire suppression products.
About Stat-X Fire Suppression Systems
Stat-X fixed systems and Stat-X First Responders® are highly-advanced automatic condensed aerosol fire suppression solutions. These unique, robust fire suppression units are UL Listed, eco-friendly (zero ozone depletion, zero atmospheric life, and insignificant global warming potential) and non-toxic, and are saving lives and protecting property for facilities, machinery, vehicles, and industrial sites around the globe. These units are deployed in the toughest conditions worldwide, including surface and underground mines, military vehicles, long haul buses, rolling stock, remote telecom sites, wind turbines, power substations, electrical cabinets, and various marine and off-shore settings. Capable of being manually, thermally or electrically activated by industry-standard control panels, Stat-X provides highly effective and economical fire suppression solutions to customers around the world. Stat-X is manufactured by Fireaway Inc., an ISO 9001-2008 certified company with production facilities in Minnetonka, Minnesota and Minden, Louisiana. All products are manufactured in the USA using the highest quality construction materials. Inquiries may be made by mail, phone, or email. Please visit our website, www.statx.com, for further information or to locate a certified distributor in your area.