A Road Well Traveled – The CMAX Story

A Road Well Traveled – The CMAX Story

Frank Gutierrez bought his first parking lot sweeping truck in 2012 and established a DBA named FJG Property Services. FJG are his initials. He says he lacked creativity, so he decided to go with that name while he was waiting in line with his registration paperwork. Gutierrez later changed the name when he incorporated the […]

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Project Management  Basics II: Leading a Successful Project Team

Project Management Basics II: Leading a Successful Project Team

In last month’s article, we discussed some of the key components of project management. Perhaps nobody in your organization has the official title of “project manager,” but it is nonetheless an important part of running a business. From time to time, we need to divert resources from daily operations to address short-term issues, develop new […]

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Purchasing a Used Sweeper (a two part series)

Purchasing a Used Sweeper (a two part series)

This is the second part of a two part series on buying used sweepers. Part one in the last issue of North American Sweeper educated the reader on what to look for when buying used. In this month’s edition part two will discuss other factors to consider including the original manufacturer, access to OEM parts, […]

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Curbtender Sweepers Adds Coverage in 15 New States

Curbtender Sweepers Adds Coverage in 15 New States

Curbtender Sweepers LLC, a manufacturer of street sweeping products, announced it has added ten new partners to its sales and service network. The growth in network size will allow the company to expand sales and service of its street sweeper products into 15 new states. In total, the company is now represented by 25 businesses […]

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Best Parking lot cleaning, inc.

Best Parking lot cleaning, inc.

Best Parking Lot Cleaning, Inc. (BPLCI) is a Seattle street sweeping company that offers a unique range of additional services. The owners, Rebecca Craig and Richard Hamilton, brother and sister, have been on an epic journey together since their teenaged years, facing the daunting challenge of building the family-owned business that had operated in Washington […]

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Project Management Basics I: Process Driven Results

Project Management Basics I: Process Driven Results

Whether it’s in your job title or not, chances are you and your teams engage in project management. Project management is the leadership, planning, and oversight associated with the creation of a unique product or outcome. Unlike recurring business processes, such as carrying out sweeping or paving services, a project is a one-time endeavor with […]

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Purchasing a Used Sweeper (a two part series)

Purchasing a Used Sweeper (a two part series)

This two part series will offer experience from industry experts on buying used sweepers. Part one educates the reader on what to look for when buying a used sweeper. Part two in next month’s edition will discuss other factors to consider including the original manufacturer, access to OEM parts, typical deal killers, and tips on […]

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NiteHawk’s New Mobile Game, Sweeper Madness!

NiteHawk’s New Mobile Game, Sweeper Madness!

NiteHawk Sweepers has changed the game once again in the sweeping industry, but you don’t need a sweeping truck to play this game, just your phone. “Sweeper Madness” is NiteHawk’s new free mobile game that was just released on Android and IOS and takes sweeping to the extreme! A mobile game might not be what […]

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Stripe N Sweep, Houston TX – Regional Quality Standard Bearer

Stripe N Sweep, Houston TX – Regional Quality Standard Bearer

Les and Diane Armstrong have traveled far in their journey as Houston TX entrepreneurs. Les started out as an auto mechanic. Diane held various admin positions. There was a church picnic one day. Les got injured playing softball at the picnic, spent time in the hospital, got out. The story of Les and Diane turns […]

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How NiteHawk Continues to Change the Sweeping Game

How NiteHawk Continues to Change the Sweeping Game

The global company and sweeping industry leader known as NiteHawk came from creative yet humble beginnings. The late inventor and manufacturer Jack Rodgers envisioned a lighter, more powerful sweeping machine, and in 1985 Rodgers patented the first hydraulic sweeper. Over the next ten years, he worked tirelessly to refine the prototype, a machine that would […]

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Vacall Introducing Truck-Mounted Alljet Model At WWETT 2019

Vacall Introducing Truck-Mounted Alljet Model At WWETT 2019

The new Vacall AllJet truck-mounted jetter will be unveiled to professionals in the water, wastewater and environmental services industry during WWETT 2019, the industry’s largest trade show, Feb. 21-23. Vacall products will be in Booth 5008 at the show, which will be held in the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Designed by Gradall Industries, the […]

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Benefits of Attending a Tradeshow

Benefits of Attending a Tradeshow

Tradeshows provide a unique opportunity for you to immerse yourself in the industry. There are many benefits of attending a tradeshow but here are some of the highlights. It’s a Great Hands-On Experience Few other events can give you such a variety of “hands-on” experiences in one area than a trade show. The opportunity to […]

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Maximize Your Sweeper’s Life

Maximize Your Sweeper’s Life

Being proactive in sweeper routine maintenance helps you identify problems before they become serious and end up costing you valuable time and money. For the most success in lengthening your equipment’s lifespan, you must follow these three steps: • Be committed. Preventative maintenance is more involved than lubricating and changing filters. These services can include […]

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