5 Easy Office Upgrades To Do  Right Now

5 Easy Office Upgrades To Do Right Now

It’s easy to let the years go by when you are running an office. You probably just go about your day and don’t really think about changing it up. Sometimes the little things you change around in your office space can make a big difference in productivity. These helpful suggestions don’t require a ton of [...]

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Foreign Object Debris

Foreign Object Debris

FOD, or Foreign Object Debris, costs the aviation industry millions of dollars every year. This financial impact comes from direct costs such as damage to engines or airframes as well as indirect costs such as flight delays, cancellations, and lost revenues, schedule disruptions, and additional work by employees. More significant than the financial impact, however, [...]

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Construction Sweeping

Construction Sweeping

One of the leading causes of pollution cited by the EPA comes from construction vehicles tracking dirt out from construction sites. Sediment and other pollutants washed from trucks can quickly end up in other water bodies or stormwater, which is a violation of the Clean Water Act. EPA rules don’t list any specific techniques or [...]

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Vacall AllJetVac R Series Available With Recycler Option

Vacall AllJetVac R Series Available With Recycler Option

The Vacall AllJetVac R Series machines address an industry preference for rear reel positioning in high performance sewer cleaning. Equipped with a Recycler option, the AllJetVac can further improve productivity while saving up to 5.7 million gallons of water each year. Designed, built and supported by Gradall Industries, Inc., AllJetVac R series delivers excellent jetting [...]

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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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How To Keep Your Employees Motivated During The Summer

How To Keep Your Employees Motivated During The Summer

The summertime months can be difficult to work through. When your crews and other employees would rather be out in the sunshine with their families on vacation, it can be difficult to keep people motivated. Why can’t everyone just have summer break, like the kids do? Life just doesn’t work that way. Doing their top [...]

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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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