Our History

Timeline

1981

Blake Sells 42 Ambulances in his first year in the industry.

1984

Started First Collins Industries Factory Store

1990

Relocated to Missouri and started first Wheeled Coach Factory Store

1997

Blake has delivered more than 1000 ambulances in his career

1998

EMS – Emergency Master Service, an ambulance focused maintenance and repair facility in Columbia, MO

2003

ARV Opens Exclusive AEV ultimately unknown in the midwest at the time and covers Missouri, Kansas, and Illinois.

2013

ARV becomes the 2nd largest AEV Dealer

2016

ARV becomes first REV aftermarket parts ambulance dealer

2017

ARV opens Lakemore, IL Office