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Here's the latest in sweeping news from our Editor:
Schwarze Industries has been selected as a 2015 recipient of the 9th annual Governor's Trade Excellence Award. The company will receive its honor from Governor Robert Bentley on March 18th in a ceremony at the State Capitol in Montgomery, Alabama.
We now have on the site a well-researched document by Washington State's Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC) on how the sweeping of paved surfaces can reduce stormwater pollution runoff.
In other news from Washington State, a sweeper operator has been given a Citizen Hero Award for his quick actions when he witnessed a motorcycle accident. Our coverage includes an audio interview with the recipient, Kris Hardie.
Congratulations to World Sweeping Association Member, Jack Davenport Sweeping, for the California-based company's feature article in PAVEMENT Magazine.
Check out our latest exclusive advance preview of the next issue of SweeperMarket, posted on December 13th. 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 January is New York-based Hi-Lite Airfield Services, LLC. When Calvin McNeely began Upstate Sweeping Service in 1979, he could only have dreamed it would become the colossal airport services company that his once-fledgling firm now represents.
Schwarze Industries has announced that Greg Heyer, Vice President of Sales, Marketing, Customer Service and Product Management at Schwarze, has successfully completed the elite certification process to deliver The Trust Edge Experience, the education suite based on the research and best-selling book "The Trust Edge," written by David Horsager.
Les Hulicsko, inventor of the Sweeprite (now SuperiorRoads) line of street sweepers, has retired. Here is a nice article about Les in the Regina, Saskatchewan, Leader Post.
Ever have a problem with drag shoes scraping newly sealed asphalt? If so, you'll want to read our new article entitled "Ways to Eliminate Drag Shoe Scraping."
Where do you think they use sweepers with twin main brooms? One sweeps the street and the other transfers debris to the hopper. Owners believe the wear on the second broom is more cost-effective than dealing with conveyor belts. Read about it.
The TYMCO organization has announced its model 500x will now be offered as a CNG-powered machine.
Have you wondered how to tell a prospect or client how they can tell a quality sweeping contractor? Check out the article I wrote for Retail Facility Business on this topic.
We are proud to report that our World Sweeping Companies organization was honored to receive two national APEX Awards for Publication Excellence. One is for the quality of WorldSweeper.com's monthly e-newsletter. The other was given to the World Sweeping Association for the quality and depth of the content of the Association's largely Members-only website.
If you've had trouble with the DPF system on your newer chassis, you will definitely find this article useful.
In a serious reminder to make sure your sweeper operators get enough sleep, don't get distracted while driving, etc., this link is to a fatal accident where a sweeper in New Jersey rear-ended another vehicle. Preach and teach safety, Safety, SAFETY!
Have you read about the winner of the WorldSweeper.com/World Sweeping Association Award of Excellence in Power Sweeping for 2014?
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.
Did you spot the square, black-and-white QR Code toward the top of the website? If you have a smartphone you may want to scan it – and then read our article about how QR Codes are taking the U.S. internet by storm!
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If you're buying a sweeper or other capital equipment, be sure to use WorldSweeper.com's 'One Click' Finance Program. It's the easiest way we know of to get quotes from a number of lenders by filling out just one form. When vendors compete -- you win!
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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."