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Stewart-Amos Sweeper Co. Launches New Website and Online Dealer Marketing Support Program

Stewart-Amos Sweeper Co. Launches New Website and Online Dealer Marketing Support Program

Stewart-Amos Sweeper Co., a leading manufacturer of highly productive and easy-to-operate chassis-mounted street sweepers, has officially launched its new website. The website, located at www.stewart-amos.com, was designed to provide visitors with quicker and simpler access to key features, benefits, and capabilities of the company’s street sweepers, including 7 mechanical brooms and 3 regenerative air models. [...]

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This Sweeper Was Put Back To Work; Pre-Owned Sweeper Deals

This Sweeper Was Put Back To Work; Pre-Owned Sweeper Deals

Throughout 2016, the sales of pre-owned sweepers sometimes felt like a roller coaster ride. The Schwarze reconditioning center saw sales of pre- owned sweeper trucks, go up from May to June, then falling from June to July. Several factors contributed to that level of volatility, from a surplus of pre-owned inventory to an unpredictable market. [...]

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Summer Sweeping Tips To Keep You Safe

Summer Sweeping Tips To Keep You Safe

Whether you are a small contractor or have a large dedicated fleet, some simple safety precautions, preventive maintenance and driving tips can keep your sweepers on the road. When summer rolls around, a new set of safety, maintenance and driving challenges comes with it. Whether you’re dealing with extreme heat, heavy rain or high temperatures, [...]

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Beat Fatigue With These 5 Tips

Beat Fatigue With These 5 Tips

Operator fatigue is a serious safety issue. Operator fatigue isn’t just about falling asleep but also about tiredness, weariness, or exhaustion. Fatigue slows reflexes and affects an operator’s ability to concentrate and respond to conditions thus increasing the chances of a crash that could have a significant impact on your company’s costs and productivity. Here [...]

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Versatile Vacall Allsweep Machine Is Busy Every Day At Milwaukee Airport

Versatile Vacall Allsweep Machine Is Busy Every Day At Milwaukee Airport

A versatile, productive sweeper is an important maintenance tool for a busy airport, including the General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The state’s largest airport, which also serves many people from Chicago, and sees over 6 million travelers a year with over 200 daily departures using eight airlines. “Every day, we clean up everything [...]

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10 Reasons To Keep Your Parking Lot Clean

10 Reasons To Keep Your Parking Lot Clean

Cleanliness is a key factor, not only in supporting your business but also in determining the overall success and growth of your business. The cleanliness of your parking lot is just as important as that of the interior of your building. We’ve compiled a list of 10 reasons why it is so important to retain [...]

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The Necessity of Pre-Heating Your Sweeper Components.

The Necessity of Pre-Heating Your Sweeper Components.

We all know that cold weather thickens your sweeper’s hydraulic oil and slows down broom speeds and hydraulic functions. However, did you know that “too” cold can easily damage your sweeper’s engine components? How cold is “too” cold? As a general rule, consider any start in which your sweeper components are below 32°F to be [...]

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Hot Sweeper Maintenance Tips When it’s Cold Outside.

Hot Sweeper Maintenance Tips When it’s Cold Outside.

Those of you operating in the northern tier have probably learned over the years how to keep your equipment performing better during those cold, cold days and prevent high-cost damage to sensitive components. Cold temperatures cause all sorts of physical changes in your sweeper. Hydraulic oil thickens, the diesel fuel will gel, water freezes, the [...]

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Fewer Turnovers Wins The (Sweeping) Game

Fewer Turnovers Wins The (Sweeping) Game

At the most recent Sweeper Summit, held in Las Vegas November 9-11, a recurring theme developed. During various roundtable discussions, as management teams from 1-800-SWEEPER partner companies discussed during the benchmarking workshop, it became apparent that employee turnover is one of the most expensive, yet controllable parts of running these service- focused companies. As any [...]

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1-800-SWEEPING Goes National In A Big Way

1-800-SWEEPING Goes National In A Big Way

Mike Musto of U.S. Pavement Services is truly a forward thinker. For one thing, he’s developed a business plan with his own paving company and a marketing strategy for others in the industry that gets them results. This is a special opportunity that he is more than happy to tout its many benefits. What is [...]

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