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Building A Legacy

Building A Legacy

CAM Services, Southern and Central California’s top property services company, is led by a former TV actor who lives on a sailboat, a diplomat’s son and a former screenplay analyst and restauranteur. Strange bedfellows indeed, but CAM Services has a solid foundation which these three men have used to build their legacy upon. In the [...]

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A Year in Review

A Year in Review

Sweeper Summit 2014 kicked off this year in Chicago, Illinois with a record high attendance. A dynamic two and a half day agenda was offered; rich in workshops designed to enhance sweeping businesses, empower owners, and help give attendees the competitive edge in the business market today. Of the sessions, the benchmarking was the most [...]

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NAPSA Announces 2015 Board of Directors!

The ballots are in and the members have spoken. NAPSA is proud to share the incoming 2015 Board of Directors! Although some names will be familiar, others are brand new. This mix creates stability along with new ideas and energy. Rather than having the industry’s interests represented by just a few, NAPSA has 14 diverse [...]

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Elgin Swept Crockett off His Feet

Elgin Swept Crockett off His Feet

During his last year at Northern Illinois University, James Crockett began a year-long internship at Elgin Sweeper and Vactor Manufacturing and was hooked on sweeping. “My internship with Elgin Sweeper and Vactor Manufacturing began my involvement in the sweeping industry,” says Crockett, sweeper products manager at Elgin Sweeper. “Learning the fundamentals of sweeping–including pneumatic conveyance [...]

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Winter Asphalt Repair

Winter Asphalt Repair

Repairing asphalt can be a tricky business now that old man winter has reared his head. Instead of waiting for warmer temps to repair cracks, pot holes and other asphalt problems which can cause safety issues for your clients, you might want to consider infrared recyclers. “Diversification is important in any business model but it [...]

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Looking for Greener Futures

Looking for Greener Futures

Many city leaders are undertaking projects which will help their cities. Georgetown Climate Center released a comprehensive study, “How Prepared Are U.S. States for Climate Change?” Their online tool enables users to see what cities and states are doing to prepare for climate change. According to an article on ecori.org, “Climate scientists have told Chicago [...]

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A Fountain of Information

A Fountain of Information

Schwarze Industries has trained and trusted dealers throughout the United States and internationally. Most likely there will be a dealer near you. There is even a convenient dealer locator on the Schwarze website. Schwarze Warranty and Training Administrator Costas Cordonis has been with the company for 27 years and earning the a reputation as a [...]

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Technology Gives Sweepers a Boost

Technology Gives Sweepers a Boost

Last Month, several Schwarze managers discussed the evolution of sweeping, and new technology and trends, including Vice President of Sales, Marketing, Customer Service and Product Management Greg Heyer, Regional Sales Manager Raymond Massey, Sales Operations Manager Joe Hendrickson, Schwarze Product Manager Jim Adair, Schwarze Product Manager Brian Giles and Warranty and Training Administrator Costas Cordonis. [...]

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Ask Yourself, Then Your Agent!

Ask Yourself, Then Your Agent!

There are many circumstances which arise while conducting business which require additional insurance if you are to protect your company. First, ask yourself if any of the following situations apply to your business, then contact your local insurance agent to see if your business is as protected as well as it should be. • Do [...]

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Great Lakes  Striping & Sealing  Uses Common-Sense  and Expertise to  Stay on Top

Great Lakes Striping & Sealing Uses Common-Sense and Expertise to Stay on Top

Every business has issues or obstacles to overcome: employee skill, motivation and knowledge; equipment; weather. The list is endless, but Nik Biddinger, executive manager of Great Lakes Striping & Sealing in Traverse City, Mich., takes a common sense approach to these problems. Biddinger buys state-of-the-art equipment to provide his customers with state-of-the-art service. “Our sweepers [...]

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