About Us

Established in January 2010 Amerex Defense is headquartered in Trussville, AL at the Amerex Corporate facility with nearly 9 acres under roof consisting of 350,000 square feet of manufacturing space, 38,000 square feet of office space, and over 5,000 square feet for test and development laboratory.

Amerex Defense occupies a 3,000 square foot office building with a 4,000 square foot dedicated product test and development laboratory with the capability of simulating explosive fires as well as flammable liquid (Class B) spill fires and common combustibles fires (Class A) such as wood and paper. Data is collected and analyzed using a state-of-the-art data acquisition system with capabilities of measuring and recording system performance such as nozzle and piping pressures, fire and agent temperatures, and sound levels while documenting tests on high-speed high-definition video equipment.

Our professional team of product development engineers, applications engineers, CAD designers, test & development lab manager, project manager, contract administrators, field service representatives, and a highly skilled technical sales force has nearly 200 years’ experience in fire protection and is dedicated to provide the best fire protection solutions in the industry.

When expertise in a specific area is needed Amerex Defense has support from Amerex Corporation and its divisions; Getz manufacturing, Janus Fire Systems, and Solberg Foam.

  • Amerex Corporation located in Trussville, AL is a world leader in hand portable, wheeled, and stationary fire extinguishers.
  • Getz Manufacturing located in North Pekin, IL provides all necessary service equipment, including service trucks and trailers, to support the fire protection service businesses.
  • Janus Fire Systems located in Crown Point, IN with a team of Professional Fire Protection Engineers offers fire protection engineering services as well as a full line of engineered fire protection products manufactured in Trussville, AL.
  • Solberg Foam located in Howard, WI manufactures conventional as well as environmentally friendly fire fighting foam agents along with storage tanks, proportioning equipment, and controls.
  • Amerex Corporation
  • \
  • 7595 Gadsden Highway
  • \
  • PO BOX 81
  • \
  • Trussville, AL 35173-0081