Amkus Rescue Systems

Amkus Rescue Systems offers a leading range of tools and systems that are the industry standard for emergency rescue and auto racing teams around the world. Amkus represents the quintessential story of American entrepreneurship. Its founder, George Weigand, immigrated to the United States from Germany and built Amkus from the ground up.


Amkus was one of the very first companies to manufacture rescue tools in the United States. As the rescue system of choice for NASCAR and the International Motor Sports Association, Amkusā€™ high performance cutters and spreaders are renowned for saving lives under the most demanding conditions.