Authorized Sutphen Sales, Service and Parts


Shipman’s is proud to now be the official Sutphen representative for sales, service and parts in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island!

Sutphen, a fourth-generation family-owned company, produces the safest, most reliable fire apparatus in the world. Shipman's and Sutphen both believe that consistent dedication to quality products, company stability and commitment to the fire service are extremely important in our industry.

Together, we will bring the highest-quality, heavy-duty, custom-built emergency response vehicles to Southern New England.

Our Apparatus Service Center, Mobile Service Fleet and Apparatus Service Team are able to care for your apparatus with expertise and efficiency. Find more information about our full service center on our Apparatus Service Department page.

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Sutphen Corporation Announces Launch of the New SLR 108

Designed through meticulous care and preparation, along with unparalleled engineering, the new rear mount, Sutphen SLR 108 puts firefighters first. With its 108-foot, Huck® bolted, aluminum ladder, Sutphen brings safety and fire awareness to every aspect of the apparatus.

To view the SLR 108 brochure, click here.

Sales Director-Fire Apparatus Division: Jim Lyons

Sales Representative: Frank Johns

Northwest CT, Litchfield County and Western Massachusetts