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A Road Well Traveled – The CMAX Story

A Road Well Traveled – The CMAX Story

Frank Gutierrez bought his first parking lot sweeping truck in 2012 and established a DBA named FJG Property Services. FJG are his initials. He says he lacked creativity, so he decided to go with that name while he was waiting in line with his registration paperwork. Gutierrez later changed the name when he incorporated the […]

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Project Management  Basics II: Leading a Successful Project Team

Project Management Basics II: Leading a Successful Project Team

In last month’s article, we discussed some of the key components of project management. Perhaps nobody in your organization has the official title of “project manager,” but it is nonetheless an important part of running a business. From time to time, we need to divert resources from daily operations to address short-term issues, develop new […]

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Purchasing a Used Sweeper (a two part series)

Purchasing a Used Sweeper (a two part series)

This is the second part of a two part series on buying used sweepers. Part one in the last issue of North American Sweeper educated the reader on what to look for when buying used. In this month’s edition part two will discuss other factors to consider including the original manufacturer, access to OEM parts, […]

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Best Parking lot cleaning, inc.

Best Parking lot cleaning, inc.

Best Parking Lot Cleaning, Inc. (BPLCI) is a Seattle street sweeping company that offers a unique range of additional services. The owners, Rebecca Craig and Richard Hamilton, brother and sister, have been on an epic journey together since their teenaged years, facing the daunting challenge of building the family-owned business that had operated in Washington […]

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Purchasing a Used Sweeper (a two part series)

Purchasing a Used Sweeper (a two part series)

This two part series will offer experience from industry experts on buying used sweepers. Part one educates the reader on what to look for when buying a used sweeper. Part two in next month’s edition will discuss other factors to consider including the original manufacturer, access to OEM parts, typical deal killers, and tips on […]

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NiteHawk’s New Mobile Game, Sweeper Madness!

NiteHawk’s New Mobile Game, Sweeper Madness!

NiteHawk Sweepers has changed the game once again in the sweeping industry, but you don’t need a sweeping truck to play this game, just your phone. “Sweeper Madness” is NiteHawk’s new free mobile game that was just released on Android and IOS and takes sweeping to the extreme! A mobile game might not be what […]

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Benefits of Attending a Tradeshow

Benefits of Attending a Tradeshow

Tradeshows provide a unique opportunity for you to immerse yourself in the industry. There are many benefits of attending a tradeshow but here are some of the highlights. It’s a Great Hands-On Experience Few other events can give you such a variety of “hands-on” experiences in one area than a trade show. The opportunity to […]

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Sweeping Streets and Cleaning Catch Basins

Sweeping Streets and Cleaning Catch Basins

Street sweeping and catch basins cleaning removes accumulated sediments, trash, and debris and reduces the amount of pollutants entering our waterbodies. Catch basin cleaning also reduces local flooding. Best Management Practices (BMPs) for street sweeping is a necessary part of the stormwater management plan required by the General Permit for the Discharge of Stormwater from […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility

Perhaps you’ve heard or read about corporate social responsibility, a relatively recent trend among for-profit businesses of engaging in humanitarian or charity work. Far from a passing fad, this development in the business world is increasingly becoming an expectation among successful firms. Here we discuss how your firm can grow and benefit from such activities […]

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New Year – New Insights From Minnesota

New Year – New Insights From Minnesota

In the search for a Minneapolis area sweeping businesses that stands out from the rest, we notice the name Dakota Sweeping & Maintenance Company. After all, Minneapolis is in Minnesota, not in the Dakotas, of course. But, the Dakotans and Minnesotans share the same spellbinding countryside, so we were naturally curious about the motivation for […]

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