| About Vimpex
|Established in 1994 - Vimpex is a specialist supplier of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) & Safety Equipment, Technical Rescue products and Lighting and Power Solutions to the Paramedic, Rescue, Police, Military and associated markets.
UK Headquarters & Service Centre, established 1994
Vimpex Interguard AB
Swedish Subsidiary, established 2006
Vimpex staff are trained in the demonstration, service and repair of all tools and equipment we sell. We are official service and warranty repair agents for all petrol and electric Makita products, as well as TNT Hydraulics & Ogura Rescue and Industrial Tools.
We are active members of several trade bodies including FIRESA, ADS and the FIA. Our management systems are accredited to ISO9001:2002
Service and After Sales Support
Vimpex only sell products we can repair and maintain. All staff are trained in correct and safe use, maintenance and repair of the products we sell. All products feature long warranties which are fully supported by Vimpex, its suppliers, its subsidiaries and its distributors. We take service and maintenance seriously and understand that professional products require professional support.
Any distributors appointed by Vimpex are expected to attend our service and maintenance training courses to ensure that products sold anywhere in the world can be properly supported in a timely manner.
We like our products to be used for the purposes they were designed - that’s to save people’s lives and to make our users and the public safer. Our experience tells us that those trained in the use of the tools and products we sell utilise them more effectively, efficiently and most importantly safely.
Vimpex can offer training courses appropriate to the products we sell. Training courses are supplied by UK Police Forces and Fire Services and are delivered by UK trained personnel.
Product & Services
Technical Rescue | USAR | Extrication
Hydraulic Rescue Tools - Cutting, spreading and breaching tools for extrication, USAR, police forced entry and specialist military applications. Partnering Ogura and TNT gives our customers access to tools from the smallest, to the most powerful hydraulics available.
Paratech Technical Rescue Equipment - Paratech manufactures an ever-increasing number of emergency service, industrial and law enforcement products. Their specialty is tools for technical rescue and vehicle stabilisation, but they have also developed products that are used in applications for shipboard damage control, pipeline, mining, rail, quarries, vehicle maintenance and recovery.
Other Rescue Equipment - Courant Rope; Leader Search & Rescue; Cutters Edge Fire & Rescue Saws; RHYNO Windshield Cutter; Makita Power Tools; Blowhard PPV Fans and Marine Firefighting.
PPE | Thermal Imaging
Pacific Helmets - Our PPE products are based around a range of fully certified professional safety helmets for paramedics, ambulance services, fire & rescue services, USAR & extrication teams, police, marine rescue and recreational use >>>
Rescue & Firefighter Gloves - Vimpex Gloves are designed for firefighters and rescue professionals. They have all of the features needed to protect hands from sharps, hot tools, hot vehicle components and from bodily fluids >>>
Adaro ADALIT Safety Torches - High performance rechargeable LED safety torches designed for the emergency services and other demanding professionals >>>
Völkl Professional Boots - Völkl professional firefighting and rescue boots are renowned for their comfort, durability and performance >>>
Pegaso Safety Glasses - A highly stylish and ergonomic range of safety glasses and safety sunglasses, all certified to EN166 >>>
Thermal Imaging Cameras - Vimpex's range of handheld and hands-free Thermal Imaging Cameras enable quick visualisation of the plan of attack, location of hot spots and the saving lives >>>
Ecological Flame Generators; AC and DC Generators; RopeRatchet Tie Downs; Extrication Sharps Covers; Stabilisation Blocks; Blades and Accessories; Amphibio Water Strainer and Courant Recognition Equipment.
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Environmental (PDF) >>>
UK WEEE Returns (PDF) >>>
GDPR - Privacy Statement (PDF) >>>
ISO 9001 (PDF) >>>
As a UK based company, Vimpex are proud to be suppliers of some of most respected emergency services, police forces and military units in the world.
London Ambulance Service
London Fire Brigade
London City Airport
Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service
British Transport Police
MOD Special Forces
Joint Counter Terrorism Unit
West Midlands Police
Beds Herts Police
Southend (London) Airport
N. Ireland Ambulance Service
N. Ireland Fire Service
| Registered Address
Registered in England No. 2915112.
177 London Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1PW, UK
VAT No. GB 645093533