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Crown’s & Curbs, Competing in the St. Louis Power Sweeping Market

Crown’s & Curbs, Competing in the St. Louis Power Sweeping Market

Ken Hohlt, Sr. is co-owner of Crown’s & Curbs, Inc. , one of the St. Louis’s area’s three major power sweeping service providers. Ken recently shared with NAS Magazine his experience in growing the Crown’s & Curbs business over time, engaged in the interesting competitive dynamics of the power sweeping market in the St. Louis […]

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Bailey’s  Sweeper Service

Bailey’s Sweeper Service

Bailey’s Sweeper Service is truly “service with a smile,” just like their website says. Their sales manager, Tony Sierra, was especially helpful in setting up this interview with the owner, John Bailey. They have been serving the Las Vegas area with exceptional sweeping services for almost 30 years. What started as a one-man operation in […]

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Ladybugs Parking Lot Sweeping Inc.

Ladybugs Parking Lot Sweeping Inc.

Don’t be confused by the adorable name, this is a sweeping company with real muscle behind them. They are owned in Louisiana by husband and wife team, Shelly and Darren. Family owned and operated since 2005, the duo purchased the business from a friend in hopes of making a better life for their two daughters. […]

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West Michigan Sweeper, An Interview with Mat Andrews

West Michigan Sweeper, An Interview with Mat Andrews

West Michigan’s premier and family owned sweeping company since 2003 is WMS. West Michigan Sweeper is owned by husband and wife team, Mat and Stephanie Andrews, who took over the company in 2014. They have continued a long standard of excellence in the Midwest through their top-notch sweeping business. Today we have a spotlight interview […]

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Ace Surface Maintenance Inc. – An Interview with Ira Schwartz

Ace Surface Maintenance Inc. – An Interview with Ira Schwartz

Ace Surface Maintenance is a company with a big heart. In this interview with the owner, Ira Schwartz, you’ll see just how he started his company on a whim over 30 years ago. His adventures over the years and his dedication to his brand are what makes Ace exactly what is it. An award-winning company […]

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An Interview with Jim Dodson, Mid-State Industrial

An Interview with Jim Dodson, Mid-State Industrial

How did your company get its start? Mid-State Industrial Service, Inc. was purchased by my parents in 1970. At the time it consisted of one Tymco 300 sweeper and several Waynes, a tenant, and American Lincoln ride-on sweepers. There were my parents and two employees. The billing office was at the kitchen table. Within a […]

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BZ & Son’s Sweeping and Washing Inc., An Interview with Bob Stumpf

BZ & Son’s Sweeping and Washing Inc., An Interview with Bob Stumpf

How did your company begin? My dad started in 1986, working for a gentleman that got into it by accident. I was 25 years old and in the Navy at the time. His health was starting to fail in the later part of his life and I was overseas in Spain at the time. He […]

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CAM South Sweeping- An Interview with Andy Coolidge

CAM South Sweeping- An Interview with Andy Coolidge

How did your journey with CAM South begin? CAM South originally started in 2007. I acquired the operating assets in May of 2014, which included 1 1/2 cabover sweepers. Both were very old, one required a new chassis engine (that’s the 1/2 unit), and neither were regularly serviced. If I wasn’t so eager to build […]

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Clean Sweep Property Services Arizona

Clean Sweep Property Services Arizona

An Interview With ARTHUR WELLS LEGER, PRESIDENT and CEO How did your company begin and what areas do you serve? With $400.00 and perseverance. We are headquartered in Arizona and serve mainly the Phoenix, Scottsdale, and entire Maricopa County area. We also go into New Mexico, Texas, and California for some contracts that we have. […]

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CROWN SWEEPING An Interview With Paul Murphy

CROWN SWEEPING An Interview With Paul Murphy

How did your company start out in the sweeping industry? I was 15 years old and the youngest of seven kids in 1970, when my dad suggested that the Murphy kids should buy a small sweeping business. At a price-point of 6:1 (6 x monthly gross), we purchased a list of accounts that included Alpha […]

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