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World Record Roads!

World Record Roads!

As street sweeping guys, we at NiteHawk know the importance of well-maintained roads. In fact, for thousands of years, paved roads—especially clean ones—have been a critical part of society. And with the Olympics happening this summer, we wanted to share some amazing world records related to this essential industry. Where is the world’s longest street? […]

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Commercial Credit Group Inc. Closes $75 Million Senior Unsecured Notes Offering

Commercial Credit Group Inc. Closes $75 Million Senior Unsecured Notes Offering

Charlotte-based equipment finance company closes inaugural NAIC 1 equivalent investment-grade offering. CHARLOTTE, NC (May 19, 2021) – Commercial Credit Group Inc. (CCG), an independent commercial equipment finance company, today announced the closing of a private placement of $75,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes. The notes are NAIC 1 equivalent and due May 2026. […]

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Oakmont Capital Services Promotes Docs and Funding Team Members

Oakmont Capital Services Promotes Docs and Funding Team Members

WEST CHESTER, PA, JUNE 2021 — Oakmont Capital Services (OCS) recently promoted two key members of its documents and funding departments. Both team members are seasoned equipment finance professionals and will take on additional responsibilities to better serve customers with a streamlined financing process. Oakmont Capital Service’s leadership team is pleased to announce the following […]

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NiteHawk Installs 100% LED Lighting

NiteHawk Installs 100% LED Lighting

NiteHawk Sweepers in Kent, Washington has been developing more efficient and sustainable lighting systems in our facilities for six years. Beginning in 2015, we opted into a credit program with our power company–Puget Sound Energy–and equipped our entire interior facility with LED bulbs. This is one of the sustainability initiatives that helped us reduce our […]

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NiteHawk Sweepers: A Carbon Neutral, Green-Energy Facility

NiteHawk Sweepers: A Carbon Neutral, Green-Energy Facility

Beginning April 1st of 2021, NiteHawk Sweepers in Kent, Washington became a fully carbon-neutral facility powered exclusively by green energy. This means every single-engine, noise-reducing hydraulic sweeper that drives off our production line was manufactured with minimal impact on the environment. How did a bunch of “trash guys” manage to accomplish this? We Got the […]

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Oakmont Capital Services Broadens Sales and Credit Teams

Oakmont Capital Services Broadens Sales and Credit Teams

WEST CHESTER, PA, MAY 2021 — Oakmont Capital Services (OCS) has added an experienced sales professional and two operations team members to its staff. The additions to the team will expand Oakmont’s industry reach and enable the independent lender to continue to provide a streamlined, efficient application process for customers. The three additions to the […]

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Oakmont Capital Services Grows Operations and Sales Teams

Oakmont Capital Services Grows Operations and Sales Teams

WEST CHESTER, PA, MARCH 2021 — Oakmont Capital Services (OCS) has further expanded its sales and operations teams. As an independent direct lender partnered with a bank, Oakmont is committed to offering customers low rates via a virtual, streamlined process. The three additions to the team enhance the company’s commitment to service: Aaron Dym, Controller, […]

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1-800-SWEEPER: 10 Years of Growth and Accomplishments

1-800-SWEEPER: 10 Years of Growth and Accomplishments

It’s been nearly 10 years since 1-800-SWEEPER burst onto the power sweeping industry scene in August of 2011. Armed with a vision, a powerful vanity phone number and the support of 22 sweeping company owners, Mike Lucht began what remains to be the only co-op organization in the sweeping industry. Headquartered in Toledo, OH, 1-800-SWEEPER […]

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The first commercial pilot program of autonomous Trombia Free street sweeper launches in the City of Espoo Finland

The first commercial pilot program of autonomous Trombia Free street sweeper launches in the City of Espoo Finland

Bicycle path in the City of Espoo gets cleaned fully autonomically and with 85 % less energy consumption. Commercial pilots will roll out through early 2021 to kick start the era of greener and more sustainable city cleaning. Finnish street maintenance technology developer Trombia Technologies launched the world’s first full-power autonomous street sweeper in September […]

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A Brush with Greatness: How NiteHawk Continues to Change the Sweeping Game

A Brush with Greatness: 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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