Hawkeye Fire & Safety is a locally owned and operated company that was started by William L Chadima Sr. in 1979. The business, which provides fire extinguishers and fire prevention supplies, first aid supplies and restocking, and carbonic gas fills and deliveries, began as a spin off company from Kacena Welding Supply.
In 1991, Bill Chadima Jr. took over his father's business and quickly expanded into a larger line of fire protection products, life safety items and one of the largest fire and safety service providers in Iowa.
Today we have become a full service fire and safety supply distributor and sales warehouse with first aid and medical supplies, personal protective equipment, fire extinguisher and spill control products. With locations in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, Hawkeye Fire & Safety serves commercial and industrial businesses, hospitals, fire departments, construction companies and restaurants across Eastern Iowa, as well as providing fire and safety equipment to residential customers.
Our Mission Statement:
To provide customers with the highest quality products and services at affordable prices. We guarantee satisfaction by being fair, reliable, and honest. We back these qualities up with expert and practical knowledge and information.