Sides has developed a comprehensive range, based on more than 60 years of experience in designing civil defence vehicles. Their vehicles feature on- board firefighting components, These high-performance, reliable components are the foundation of Sides’ reputation. 

With Sides, you can rest assured that your firefighting and emergency response vehicle has been manufactured on an industrial scale and tailored to your specific requirement . Sides’ commitment covers all stages of the vehicle design, manufacture and maintenance process.

Component design

We design, manufacture and assemble our own components. Our components are the heart of our hydraulic systems. Our bronze pumps carry a 10 year warranty. 


All our vehicles and equipment are fully manufactured, design and assembled in our production facilities in France. 

Design and user Comfort

Our design teams comprise both engineers and design/ergonomics specialists, working together on each and every project. 

Quality and performance 

  • We conduct multiple tests throughout the production process, and each of our vehicles undergoes separate testing.
  • Our facility is ISO 9001 – 2008 certified by Vertias Certification.
  • Our welders are all APAVE – Qualified in line with the EN287-1 standard.
  • The following certification bodies are responsible for third – party acceptance testing: SGS, NFPA, AFPA, and BV(Bureau Veritas Certification).