7595 Gadsden Highway
Trussville, AL 35173
Phone 205-655-3271 Founded 1971 Acquired 1999

McWane, Inc.’s fire safety product manufacturing division, Amerex Corporation operating out of Trussville, AL , is recognized worldwide as a leader in the industry through their manufacture of quality, innovative commercial-grade portable fire extinguishers and has recently taken this wealth of experience to new dimensions with pre-engineered automatic restaurant systems, vehicle fire suppression systems, gas detection, industrial systems and fire detection devices.


  • ABC Multi-Purpose Stored Pressure Dry Chemical Extinguishers
  • Amerex Defense Products
  • Amerex Restaurant Systems
  • Camo Units
  • Carbon Dioxide Stored Pressure Extinguishers
  • Class D Stored Pressure Dry Powder Extinguishers
  • Class D Wheeled Extinguishers
  • CO2 Wheeled Extinguishers
  • Dry Chemical Wheeled Extinguishers
  • FAA Approved Halotron I Extinguisher
  • Galvanized Wheeled Extinguishers
  • Halon 1211 - Model 600K Wheeled Extinguishers
  • Halon 1211 Extinguishers
  • Halotron I Clean Agent Extinguishers
  • Halotron I Wheeled Extinguishers
  • HELIX - PCU Fire Suppression
  • High Flow Extinguishers
  • High Performance Dry Chemical
  • Industrial Systems
  • Large Capacity Skid Systems
  • Model 240 Water Extinguishers
  • MR Conditional Carbon Dioxide Extinguishers
  • Novec 1230 Wheeled Extinguishers
  • Purple K Stored Pressure Dry Chemical Extinguishers
  • Regular Dry Chemical Stored Pressure Sodium Biacarbonate Extinguishers
  • Small Bus System
  • Stored Pressure Wheeled Extinguishers
  • Vehicle Systems
  • Water Mist Extinguisher
  • Wet Chemical Stored Pressure Class "K" Kitchen Extinguishers
  • Wet Chemical Wheeled Extinguishers

Recognized worldwide as a leading manufacturer of premier firefighting products, Amerex Corporation has been the best in the industry for over 40 years. Based out of Trussvile, Ala., our customers know us both for our exemplary service and consistent results. As of 2012 we are the world’s largest and most innovative manufacturer of hand portable and wheeled extinguishers for commercial and industrial applications. While other companies may have been in the industry longer, none has surpassed the high level of quality and service that we provide.

Although we are known for our extinguishers, Amerex manufactures a large variety of firefighting products at competitive prices. From our comprehensive restaurant fire suppression systems to the defense Fire Suppression System used by America’s troops, we make it all. This diversity in our product lineup has Amerex well versed in the rigors of firefighting. For home defense or industrial suppression, we provide you with the tools you need to fight the flames.

As an industry leader, one of our main goals is to create products that are as dependable as they are effective. That’s why so many Amerex extinguishers have guaranteed warranties, which can run anywhere from one and 12 years. We produce a quality product that we know will work. This commitment to reliability is one of the main reasons why we’ve been so successful. People trust us because when it’s most important, we deliver. So, whether it’s a single extinguisher or a complete fire suppression system, you can feel secure with Amerex.