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Street Sweeping Broom: Tube Broom

Street Sweeping Broom: Tube Broom

Since the early 1900s tube brooms have been the gold standard for street sweeping. Today most OEM sweeper manufacturers use the tube broom as the default option on their new sweepers. The tube broom is made by wrapping bristle around a steel tube. The broom is then mounted to the sweeper and rotates to either […]

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Street Sweeping Broom: Gutter Broom

Street Sweeping Broom: Gutter Broom

Gutter brooms, or also known as side brooms, are the brooms on the side of street sweepers, usually pick-up sweepers or vacuum sweeper. There are also a few sweeper attachments that have an option for a gutter broom. Gutter brooms are round in shape and rotate to pull debris from the curb line into the […]

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Trends in Sweeping Post-Covid-19

Trends in Sweeping Post-Covid-19

As we continue to live in a post-Covid world, many businesses have been forced to switch gears and move into other areas to stay afloat. This is not only true for sweeping companies but all business. As businesses transition into these new areas, new trends have started to take shape. Branching Out “Sweeper manufacturers are […]

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LATEST CITYCAT STREET SWEEPER EVOLUTION SET TO CLEAN UP URBAN ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

LATEST CITYCAT STREET SWEEPER EVOLUTION SET TO CLEAN UP URBAN ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

The latest evolution of the Bucher Municipal CityCat street cleaning vehicles unveiled at last– the CityCat V20 series. With more than 60 years of municipal experience, Bucher Municipal’s new fleet uses leading technology to tackle the growing level of environmental demands faced by companies in the urban street cleaning sector. Poor air quality negatively impacts […]

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Oakmont Capital Services Partners with YANMAR to Bring Financing  To North American Dealer Network

Oakmont Capital Services Partners with YANMAR to Bring Financing To North American Dealer Network

WEST CHESTER, PA June 2020 – Oakmont Capital Services is excited to partner with YANMAR to bring equipment financing to its North American dealer network. As a direct, independent lender, Oakmont Capital Services can offer YANMAR dealers and their customers low rates via virtual financing facilitated by a team of dedicated professionals. “Oakmont is thrilled […]

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1-800-SWEEPER: The New Face of Safety

1-800-SWEEPER: The New Face of Safety

As we experience this unprecedented event in modern history, safety has taken on a new face. It is no longer enough to clean dirt and debris from parking lots and job sites to protect our pavement and natural resources, including the air we breathe, it is now more important than ever to focus on protecting […]

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Oakmont Capital Services Expands Credit and Sales Teams

Oakmont Capital Services Expands Credit and Sales Teams

WEST CHESTER, PA, March 2020 — Oakmont Capital Services (OCS) continues to add equipment finance specialists to its growing team, including, most recently, credit and sales professionals. As a direct lender, OCS is committed to expanding its business to offer customers fast, simple, and easy solutions. OCS’s credit team is excited to welcome Jill Heinen […]

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72 Hours

72 Hours

Did you know that paper holds bacteria pathogens up to 72 hours? Because bacteria pathogens survive on paper up to 72 hours, providing the desired social distancing in the office environment with paperless technology is a necessity. In a study, published by PubMed.gov, the objective is to “determine by laboratory investigation how long bacterial pathogens […]

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CARES Act Relief for Small Businesses

CARES Act Relief for Small Businesses

Because commercial pavement sweeping operators may be considered essential workers in most states, your power sweeping company is probably less likely to be required to shut down than other types of businesses in your local area. Still, many small pavement sweeping business owners may be concerned about the COVID-19 virus’s potential impacts on your long-term […]

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NASCAR, Elgin Sweeper Renew NASCAR Green Partnership

NASCAR, Elgin Sweeper Renew NASCAR Green Partnership

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 27, 2020) – NASCAR and Elgin Sweeper announced today a multi-year partnership renewal, continuing the designation of the leading manufacturer of street sweepers, special industrial, and airport applications as the “Official Sweeper of NASCAR Green®.” “Considering our dealers’ dedication to – and passion for – NASCAR Green’s goal of protecting the […]

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