Community Support & Leadership

Turtle Plastics has a long history of supporting communities locally and internationally. We are very committed to being good corporate citizens to our customers and to the community at large.

Founder Tom Norton and his wife, Dr. Karen Bradley, are generous philanthropists who share their energy and resources for a better world. Their focus on serving others serves as an inspiration and a model for our company.

Equipment Program for Trainers, Schools, Teams

In addition to the Turtle Plastics Foundation, the Turtle Plastics corporation helps fill the need to support dedicated fire/rescue trainers as well as volunteer fire heroes who need equipment donations or to provide monetary assistance to attend training or buy equipment for their community fire department. Turtle Plastics also provides complimentary or low-cost Turtle Tube – Gen 2 Grain Rescue Sleeves as well as Dura Crib and Dura Stat products to institutional fire training academies and fire and industrial trainers and we support local and international fire extrication teams. Contact us for further information.

Billy Leach Jr. Training Grant for Volunteer Firefighters

In 2018, Turtle Plastics established a special grant program to help fund training for volunteer honoring our longtime friend and highly respected fire trainer Billy Leach, Jr. Billy passed away in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 2018 while engaged in his life’s passion: Teaching fire rescue and safety.

If you are a volunteer firefighter or fire trainer who would like to be considered for this grant, please contact Turtle Plastics or click here to download the training grant application.

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