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Bambi Bucket Assemblers Wanted

July 5, 2019

Do you have mechanical assembly experience and are you ready to consider changing jobs or know someone who is?

Do you want to earn good wages and enjoy a long-term stable career in a growing company?

Then apply to join award-winning SEI Industries Ltd. and be part of a dynamic company making a real difference to help protect our forests and support wildfire fighting on a global scale.

SAN DIEGO (Oct. 23, 2007) – An MH-60S Seahawk assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 85, lifts a full 420-gallon extinguishing trough from a local reservoir near the raging wildfires in San Diego County. The trough is used to dump water to help fend off the fires that have already forced more than 250,000 people from their homes. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chris Fahey (RELEASED)

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SEI Industries demos the BAMBI MAX with Eagle Copters South America

June 28, 2019

For Immediate Release
June 28, 2019

BC, Canada – June 28, 2019 – SEI Industries and Eagle Copters South America hosted a BAMBI MAX Aerial Firefighting System information session which was followed by a demonstration using a Bell 407 supplied by AeroMAX. The simulations included filling the BAMBI MAX with water from a collapsible and self-supporting FireFlex Pumpkin Tank, also manufactured by SEI Industries.

BAMBI MAX dipping into the FireFlex Pumpkin Tank, which are both manufactured by SEI Industries.

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Continuously Evolving

April 30, 2019

Renowned for its Bambi Bucket Aerial Firefighting solutions, SEI Industries holds a strong belief in putting its customers first to deliver the best.
By Dayna Fedy

For helicopter operators in the aerial firefighting business, using high quality, reliable equipment is vital. Likewise, having sufficient support and training for that equipment is equally important. SEI Industries Ltd., based in Delta, British Columbia, has held a strong belief in these aspects for nearly four decades. Renowned for its Bambi Bucket application, SEI believes that providing outstanding customer service and building top-notch products have been fundamental to the company’s success in enabling aerial operators to fight wildfires around the globe. “We understand that when our customers are in a firefighting situation, they need a reliable product,” said Sergio Fukamati, director of SEI’s firefighting division. “If they need parts or if they damage the bucket during operation, we are prepared to support them.”
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Veteran Who May Have Invented The First Aerial Firefighting Bucket In Vietnam

April 11, 2019

In February 1968, then 33-year old Lieutenant Colonel Glenn Carr—who served in the 213th Assault support helicopter company in Phu Loi (about 15 miles north of Saigon, Vietnam)—was approached by a Fire Brigade Commander to provide helicopter wildfire support in nearby Cho Lon.

Thinking on their feet, Glenn said his unit confiscated a grain bin that was 8′ diameter by 12′ tall and carried 800-900 gallons of water. The bin was then rigged with a valve using helicopter hydraulics, where they slung it down the Saigon River and made several successful water drops to help extinguish the fires. On a side note, Glenn did not fly the mission but helped build the bucket.

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SEI Industries to display Remote Site product line at Heli-Expo

March 1, 2019

For Immediate Release
March 01, 2019

SEI Industries Double Drum Tank

Delta, BC, Canada – March 01, 2019 – SEI Industries is pleased to expand its offering at Heli-Expo
to include, for the first time at Heli-Expo, products from the Remote Site division. Although, SEI is widely recognized for its Aerial Firefighting division due to the success of the BAMBI Bucket, SEI engineers have also designed and manufacture a complete line of collapsible products for the Remote Site division, many which will appeal to helicopter operators.
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SEI Industries Ltd introduces the BAMBI MAX Enhanced Valve

February 25, 2019

For Immediate Release
February 26, 2019

SEI Industries Ltd introduces the BAMBI MAX Enhanced Valve

Delta, BC, Canada – February 26, 2019 – SEI Industries is best know for its invention of the world-famous BAMBI Bucket that now services 95% of the world’s aerial firefighting water bucket market. As the aerial firefighting product line evolves, SEI engineers continue to make improvements to the existing products based on feedback from customers in the field. The BAMBI MAX enhanced valve now includes added motor protection that maintains valve control during stall conditions, as well as a stronger 1/8″ cable, which is 4 times stronger than the previous design. The enhancements also include an improved chemical resistant bottom seal.

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SEI Industries Appoints Fire Ignition Resources, LLC (FIRE, LLC) as its New Premo Distributor

January 14, 2019

Delta, BC, Canada – SEI Industries Ltd. (SEI) is pleased to announce that Fire Ignition Resources, LLC (FIRE, LLC), based in Talladega, Alabama, is the new USA distributor for Premo PSD and Premo Fireballs. In addition to product sales and support, the Service Centre in Talladega (AL) will also provide repairs and rebuilds for the Premo PSD.

Our USA customers will continue to have quick access to Premo Ignition spheres right from the Talladega warehouse, as well as the maintenance services for Premo PSD.
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SEI’s BATT Baffling System awarded US patent

September 6, 2018

SEI Industries is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a US patent for the internal baffling systems within our flexible liquid transport tanks, including our Bulk Aviation Transport Tank (BATT).

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SEI Part of New National Master Standing Offer

August 26, 2018

A worker lines up oil drums inside a frame supported bermAs a manufacturer of certified spill containment berms, SEI Industries is pleased to announce their involvement in the new National Master Standing Offer (NMSO) for Fire, Safety and Rescue equipment with the Canadian federal government.

This contract includes supplying equipment to the Department of National Defence (DND), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG).  In this NMSO, SEI is listed under S-05: Spill Containment, Prevention and Storage.
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The History of SEI’s BATT

July 30, 2018

Transporting large quantities of fuel to remote sites is a challenge faced across the globe. Notably so in areas of Canada, where the terrain doesn’t allow for ground transport of fuels. And the same is true throughout the world.

Bulk transport of fuel had, until recently, been transported by flying oil drums to the location. Oil drums present a slew of negative effects for the environment, logistics, and economics. They have a high chance of spills and leaking. They can often be abandoned after use to avoid the cumbersome and costly destruction. They can often cause damage to the inside of crafts if they are not secured properly during flight. Once the fuel reaches its destination, the empty drums need to be flown back out of the site, effectively doubling the cost of fuel delivery.
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