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Looking Back at 2020 and Forward to 2021

Looking Back at 2020 and Forward to 2021

This has been a year of rapid changes, to grossly understate the events of 2020. By the end of the first quarter, the emergent coronavirus pandemic had triggered a global economic shutdown, which devastated consumer markets and much of the B2B services subsector. The national health and economic disaster has impacted small, medium-sized, and larger […]

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1-800-SWEEPER Partners with Veterans Matter to Raise Money to House Homeless Veterans

1-800-SWEEPER Partners with Veterans Matter to Raise Money to House Homeless Veterans

Covid-19 has impacted all of us but the ones who it has impacted the most are homeless people – the people living on the streets who do not have access to healthcare, a roof over their heads, or food on their tables. What is particularly sad, is the number of our military veterans that are […]

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Keystone Plastics Partners with 1-800-SWEEPER to Supply Replacement Street Sweeping Brooms

South Plainfield, NJ – Keystone Plastics, a leading manufacturer of street sweeping brooms and brushes, has partnered with 1-800-SWEEPER to supply their North American sweeping partners with replacement street sweeping brooms. Keystone manufacturers OEM quality replacement brooms for all model street sweepers and will be the exclusive supplier of brooms to 1-800-SWEEPER. 1-800-SWEEPER is a […]

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Finnish Trombia Technologies unveils the world’s first high power autonomous street sweeper

Finnish Trombia Technologies unveils the world’s first high power autonomous street sweeper

Finnish Trombia Technologies unveils the world’s first high power autonomous street sweeper and seeks to cut 3 Million CO2 metric tons annually Finnish street maintenance technology developer Trombia Technologies launches the world’s first full-power autonomous street sweeper. The company’s Trombia Free cleaning devices use less than 15% of the power required by currently available heavy […]

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Oakmont Capital Services Expands Operations and Sales Teams

Oakmont Capital Services Expands Operations and Sales Teams

WEST CHESTER, PA, OCTOBER 2020 — Oakmont Capital Services (OCS) has expanded its Minnesota-based team by adding three equipment finance specialists in operations and sales. As an independent direct lender, Oakmont is committed to offering customers the best equipment financing rates via a virtual process. Amanda Bialka, CLFP, joined Oakmont as a Credit Analyst. Bringing […]

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Why Quality Brooms Matter

Why Quality Brooms Matter

Why do OEMs typically use the best quality products for their new equipment? The answer is simple. They want the equipment to perform at its optimal condition when you decide to purchase their product. No one wants to replace the burners in their new Weber grill a couple of weeks after bringing it home. Especially […]

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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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