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Several contractors have reported problems with the DPF system on Isuzu chassis. Read the article and provide input if you have had trouble, as well.
Elgin Sweeper has announced it has joined with NASCAR Green to support a new racetrack drying initiative.
Check out our latest exclusive advance preview of the next issue of SweeperMarket, posted on April 4th. Our monthly online preview provides our readers with at least a full week's headstart on those who won't see the ads until the magazine arrives by mail.
The World Sweeping Association's Featured Contractor for April is Alabama-based Power Vac Services. The article includes a 45-minute podcast with one of the firm's partners, Claudia Passero, who got her sweeping industry start when she began working for Schwarze Industries' auditing department in 1984.
The response has been gratifying for this year's April Fool's spoof product, the Mankiewicz combination sweeper/garbage collector/snow plow vehicle. Many of those 'fooled' said they believed the story until they clicked the links. We even got a request from American City & County magazine for a press release and high-rez image!
As one of the most enduring brands in North America, Elgin Sweeper joins an elite list of companies that have reached the century mark.
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of David Crews. David was a sweeper salesperson for Schwarze Industries, Elgin Sweeper and, in later years, Victory Sweepers. Our sincere condolences to his mother as well at to brother Chris and all the rest of the Crews family.
Elgin Sweeper has introduced a consolidated platform on the Eagle® mechanical broom sweeper. This platform incorporates the best features, systems and components of the Eagle, Broom Bear® and Road Wizard® sweepers that make up the company's four-wheel mechanical sweeper line.
WorldSweeper's editor and retired Norwegian sweeping professional, Arild Moen, collaborated on a report about a possible connection between lack of power sweeping and the widely reported medical issues at the completed 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
The Stewart-Amos Sweeper Company has introduced a new, non-CDL, mechanical broom sweeper called the Starfire S-4XL.
We are proud to announce the winner of the WorldSweeper.com/World Sweeping Association Award of Excellence in Power Sweeping for 2014.
Sweeper manufacturer, Schwarze Industries, Inc., has announced the hiring of Brian Giles as the company's new Product Manager. Giles previously held the same position for Elgin Sweepers.
Mystic Washer reports the company is now offering a line of electric indoor/outdoor flat surface cleaners, as well as water recapture and standard models.
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"If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the
hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well."