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Who We Are

As a known industry leader, we work with all types of customers - local or global, large and small. Exceptional quality is the foundation of our company, and is the driving force behind all decisions; whether it’s which materials to purchase or the best way to serve our customers. Working in a highly competitive field, Tri-Star is constantly investing in technology and research to make sure we stay ahead of the curve. Our commitment to quality guarantees our success and your satisfaction.


Our Background

Tri-Star Industries was founded in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia in 1973 with a focus on manufacturing van ambulances and funeral coaches. Since then our brand has grown and Tri-Star is now a global supplier of customized emergency vehicle solutions, exporting its product around the world.

Our Mission

Tri-Star’s goal is to build long-term customer relationships based on trust and reliable products. We understand the importance of safety and innovative design in the world of emergency vehicles and are proud of the superior quality of our product, and professional service. We pride ourselves on our continued commitment to flexible and innovative designs and we look forward to working with you to design and build your next customized emergency vehicle.



We hold ourselves to the highest standard and believe in full transparency within our team and with our customers. For that reason, our production process includes many rigorous practices and procedures to ensure the end result is the best it can possibly be. Take a look at some of our key qualifications below.

Ford QVM

Tri-Star is a recognized quality vehicle modifier (QVM) from Ford Motor Company since 1994.

International Ambulance Standards

Tri-Star ambulances are built to exceed all applicable ambulance manufacturing standards in Canada, USA, and internationally.


As a vehicle manufacturer Tri-Star meets all applicable motor vehicle safety standards (FMVSS /CMVSS).


Tri-Star works under a Total Quality Management System and has held audited certification as an ISO 9001 since 1994. Certified with NSF-ISR.


Tri-Star is a proud XLFleet Sales & Installation Partner.

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