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AUGUST 2018 | VOLUME 13 | ISSUE 8

CONTENTS

Introducing...

The Starfire S-4c Simply Adding to a Time-Proven Sweeper. Choose the S-4c for the following enhancements:

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Molding a Successful Sweeper Operator

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Quarterly Business Reviews

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Variable height dumping from 16" up to 11' Left or right hopper dump (select at time of purchase) Tight 16'9" turning radius Longer running 36-gallon fuel tank

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creative director Melissa Kennelly

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eing a sweeper or she have good operator isn’t the communication most glamorous skills? Does the job out there. It’s hard applicant exhibit any work, and it’s a dirty questionable behavior? job, with odd hours. It’s At the end of the not for everyone and two weeks, if you finding just the right are pleased with the person often times applicant’s skills, given takes several attempts. them their own route Not only are you tasked and responsibilities. with finding someone Closely monitor that’s not allergic to this applicant and hard work, but often associated customers times the primary for the next couple operating hours are overnight. Then there’s the trust factor. months, to watch for complaints or any other potential You’re trusting your expensive equipment and your hard problems. Customer feedback will give you a good insight earned accounts to just one or a handful of individuals every into an operator’s ability to do their job correctly. day. Be cautious with operators that come from other sweeping Training is a huge key to that success. It can take time, but companies. Why did they leave the other company? Remember consider it an investment as you plan to have that operator there are always three sides to every story! Also be aware that with you for years to come. The training process can be bad habits are hard to break. Can they/will they conform to pretty straightforward. When someone applies for a job, the your policies and procedures? Be open with them. Explain that first steps you should consider are a road test with one of while suggestions are always welcome, they are required to your seasoned operators and a drug test. These are nonfollow your rules until those rules are changed. They are there negotiable. You can’t take a risk when it comes to an operator, for a reason and to be respected and adhered to. and this will allow you to weed out most of the problematic There is no guarantee when it comes to operators. They are applicants. using your most valuable asset with the most potential for If the applicant passes those steps and you’re satisfied damage or injury. Given this, it’s worth it to take the time to with their experience and references, hire them. At that make sure you have hired the right person. point, assign them to a shift doing nothing more than By Brenda Bell and Maxx Hendriks, shadowing your best operator for the first two weeks. During Schwarze Customer Service. this time, the applicant rides with the operator so he or she can learn the ins and outs/do’s and don’ts as well as show them how to care for the sweeper. This should For over forty-four years in the street sweeping include pre-inspection and post-inspection procedures, business, Schwarze Industries has been committed thorough cleaning and basic troubleshooting and light to providing an exceptional level of customer maintenance. support. Schwarze offers one of the most During this shadowing-period depend on the lead comprehensive sweeper lines in the sweeping business. For additional operator for feedback. Does the applicant follow information visit the Schwarze® website at www.schwarze.com instructions? Is he a safe driver/operator? Does he

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ustomer communications are an ongoing challenge for small businesses. How frequent should your contact be, and how can you make sure you’re not wasting your time or the customer’s? We invite you to consider one type of client communication that will keep you in regular, but not too frequent, contact. It’s a process that can help you generate critical data and also solicit feedback to improve your services. Here are a few reasons to consider incorporating quarterly business reviews into your client interactions.

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What is a Quarterly Business Review? A quarterly business review is a seasonal presentation of metrics to your customer. It demonstrates data indicating the quality of your most recent services, compares these numbers to previous quarters, and anticipates future performance. The metrics you choose to present are also called “key performance indicators,” or KPIs, and they should reflect the primary services you provide to customers. For example, a sweeping company might report how frequently an area was cleaned and the volume of trash and debris removed. A KPI for

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an asphalt company might be how quickly they responded to calls for patch jobs and the time to complete each job. If you’re building a review process from scratch, consult with your loyal customers about what data would be most valuable to them. Conversations before Crises Timothy Moore, Director of Sales for Smart Source LLC, explained the benefit of quarterly reviews to his work: “In our business, some of the most valuable conversations with customers have happened during quarterly reviews. They’re a proactive way to find small problems and find solutions before they become bigger. They show the customer you’re always trying to improve and provide the best service possible.” Ultimately, the most important part of a quarterly review could be the feedback you receive from your customer. Keep your remarks brief so the customer has time to express concerns you may not have addressed. Respond quickly to any new issues and keep record of your actions for the next review.

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Quantifying Your Performance If you had to present a quarterly report to a customer tomorrow, would you have the data you need? If not, consider this an opportunity to improve your record keeping and translate your services into hard data. Better data can help improve operations in many ways. You may know your business inside and out, but being able to tell that story on paper is key to attracting new customers, winning over a potential investor, or securing a deal with the right buyer. At NiteHawk, we are always looking for ways to help our clients improve their businesses. For more information about this article or any other, please feel free to contact us.

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Where: Kansas City Convention Center Dates: August 26-29  Exhibit Hall Hours: Sunday, Noon – 4 p.m. Monday,10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. About: PWX provides a first-class multimodal learning experience designed for professionals at all levels and across the entire spectrum of public works. Come prepared to see, hear, touch, and discuss in a variety of traditional and interactive sessions, seminars, workshops, and networking opportunities. Attendees can also spend time on North America’s largest exhibit floor for public works equipment and services - we’ve carved out generous portions of non-compete time so you don’t miss any sessions. Kick tires, talk about technology, or get the scoop on new products. You can even step in front of a video camera and tell your very own public works story. To take advantage of everything PWX has to offer with more than 5,000 public works colleagues from North America and beyond, meet us in Kansas City! Register Online: www.apwa.net/PWX

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Elgin Sweeper Elgin Sweeper Company is the leading manufacturer of sweepers for municipal, contractor, airport, and industrial sweeping needs. Elgin Sweeper offers the world’s broadest selection of street sweepers including mechanical, vacuum, and regenerative air models. Since introducing the world’s first motorized mechanical sweeper in 1914, Elgin Sweeper has brought its sweeping technology to customers worldwide. PM-10 compliance, alternative fuel driven, and noise reduction are just a few technologies in their line of sweepers.

847.741.5370 /elginsweeper.com Booth #909 GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCTS Global Environmental Products is one of the world’s leading producers of specialized cleaning equipment. Headquartered in San Bernardino, CA. The company operates out of two facilities, another in New York City New York. All facilities are modern state of the art and over 100,000 sq ft each.

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Johnston North America Johnston North America is the global leader in providing municipal street sweepers to over 80 countries. All our vehicles come with cutting-edge technology providing superior performance, ease of operations and the lowest cost of ownership. We provide compact vacuum sweepers, truck-mounted regenerative air sweepers and truck-mounted vacuum sweepers. Our extensive dealer-partner network is fully equipped to support your sales and service needs anywhere in North America. 704-658-1333 /www. johnstonnorthamerica.com Booth #200

schwarze industries, inc. Since its inception more than 43 years ago, Schwarze Industries, Inc. has grown to become one of the world’s largest sweeper manufacturers and a leader in sweeping technology. Headquartered in Huntsville, AL, Schwarze Industries manufactures street sweepers, parking lot sweepers and road repair units. 800-879-7933 / www.schwarze.com Booth #2232

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Old Dominion Brush Co The ODB (Old Dominion Brush) Company has been manufacturing municipal products since 1910. We have been in the street sweeper and debris collection equipment business for 108 years, with the knowledge and the experience that is second to none. Using our 200,000 square foot state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and high volume purchasing ODB offers the highest quality street sweeper brushes, brooms, and replacement parts at competitive prices. 800-446-9823 /odbco.com Booth # 2842

T YMco TYMCO modernized street sweeping with the invention of the Regenerative Air System and Model 600 and reinvented parking lot sweeping with the Model 210. TYMCO continues driving innovation with the maneuverable Model 435 and high dump Model 500x, and has recently introduced the Model 210h powered without an auxiliary engine. 800-258-9626 / www.tymco.com Booth #1523

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Elite Sweeping Company Consistent Strategy, Service and Branding Yield Steady Growth The Elite Sweeping Company, Inc., in Kansas City KS represents the American success story of a business that established itself and has sustained its long-term success on the same principles—a rare record of consistency over time in an industry in which trial and error down various experimental revenue streams has become more common. In fact, when asked about their plans for competing profitably over the next decade in the medium-sized KC sweeping market, Elite’s four owners—David and Debbie Dearth and their son Casey and his wife Julie Dearth—answer simply that they will largely maintain course. However, their model is far from rigid. The team flexes with inspiring maneuverability in its supremely organized approach to delivering the region’s most highly responsive grade of customer service. The Elite top management team offers deep competitive insights into the Kansas City sweeping service market, including on logistical and economic issues and conditions across the city that present challenges and opportunities for sweeping companies and their highly-productive teams. Elite’s Company Development After working for 36 years and 26 years, respectively, in the sweeper parts and broom manufacturing business, David and Debbie founded Elite. They had had so much contact with w w w.na sweeper.co m

industry professionals through their years of selling to them that they had developed a good understanding of much of what the sweeping business appeared to entail. By that time, the company that their son Casey had been working for was sold off. So, in March 2005, the group decided to start Elite as a family business. David and Debbie provided a foundation of sweeper industry knowledge, Casey brought expert mechanical capabilities to the enterprise. And, Casey’s wife Julie brought a wealth of applicable administrative experience from her background as an insurance industry professional. The wellrounded ownership team possessed all of the core skills to create a successful business in their chosen field and market. The Dearth family team worked hard to steadily build a clientele, and looked to the day that they could start hiring people and develop a team. Today, the company has 23 employees. The Elite partnership team sustains its long-term success largely through word-of-mouth. The majority of Elite’s business is with local area property management companies, large retailer like Wal-Mart and Home Depot and in handling support services for regional sporting events. They also receive an appreciable percentage of their business from national accounts managers who contract work to local sweeping companies. Elite also services all Kansas City chiefs events as well as Sporting KC soccer events at the Children’s Mercy Park Complex. AU G U S T 2 0 1 8 N O R T H A M E R I C AN SWEEPER 19


What Really Works in KC Sweeping Services Elite is uniquely positioned for cost efficient operations. Casey, coming from the automotive industry, is very hands-on. Under his direction, the Elite shop does all of its own repairs. The company employs a full-time on-site mechanic. And, the auto shop team does all tire changes and other maintenance tasks. Because Casey has the critical knowledge and manages scheduling, “We don’t go outside for mechanical repairs or maintenance, unless it’s really necessary,” David explained. Debbie added, “We’re also very detail oriented. The appearance of the client’s lot makes a big difference for them. We need to provide top quality work to help them maintain their lots so that they don’t deteriorate as quickly or as much. Salt and sand are hard on parking lots. The extent of detailed cleaning we’re able to do lasts longer for the customer and sets our service apart in quality.” Asked about diversification in Elite’s business model, David explained simply, “We do what our client’s ask for. We strive to take care of our customers the best we can. That’s how our window cleaning and power washing services fell into place over the years. We’ve customized our service packages to provide what clients need.” While about 90 - 93% of Elite’s annual business is pavement sweeping, David explained that the highly versatile team does maintain flexibility. Depending on what clients ask for, Elite may take on new tasks, or contract them to other services. It depends on what the team is comfortable with. “If we’re confident that we can do a good job for them, then we’ll do something new to help

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the customer. Casey does lock repairs, and our staff sometimes helps with sign replacements and other needs.” Elite’s Growth in the KC Sweeping Services Market Springtime is always the busiest period for Elite. “We’re one of the only parking lot sweepers in Kansas City that can handle picking up the sand and salt, David noted.” Everything remains steady through the rest of the year, including winter. Of course, there are certain inevitable, continuous changes in the client base. David explains that large retail businesses around town tend to experiment with new approaches to maintaining their areas, frequently low-price shopping, switching service providers, then trying to do the work themselves. Elite’s experience has been that those customers eventually return to more mainstream providers that understand the costs of providing services and set prices accordingly. Surprisingly, David notes that seemingly small expenses of time can chip away at productivity and at the business’s interests. He suggests, for example, that workers out in the field are confronted with challenges to meet often excessively lengthy reporting requirements, via inefficient Apps that some national dispatching services use. Technicians can find themselves spending as much time logging into slow systems and entering cumbersome reports on their work into systems that route to service channels for payment than they do actually performing the work. The team has found that they can provide a much better value to customers on a direct service order basis, bypassing the excessive cost of working through national third party dispatching systems.

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KC Sweeping Market Competitors Elite services clients located throughout the metro area, as far into outlying cities as St. Joseph, MO, Lawrence Springs KS, and Raymore MO. Their competitors do the same. “We’ve got competitors, but they and we are all servicing accounts we’ve been working with for many years. Competition in KC is friendly. Our competitors farm out business to us, and we do the same for them,” according to David. “We’re not the cheapest. We hold our pricing. With paying employees, you’ve got to stick to your pricing. At the end of the day, we’ve got to make money.” David goes on to note that “occasionally, someone will come in and get aggressive, saying they’ll do the work much cheaper than we do.” He continued, “Then, after the client tries the under-priced service, nine times of out ten, they’ll call us back and say it’s just not working out. They’ll report that the new provider is not hitting the corners, not doing the grassy areas, etc., and just generally not providing comparable quality, and they want to be placed back on our service route schedule.”

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Elite Service Volume and Types On any given night, Elite services about ninety stops. During daytime hours, Elite porters arrive by pickup truck and walk the client’s grounds and fence line, picking up loose trash during the day while a sweeper truck would be too disruptive to the client’s business traffic flow. The company has been providing portering for a number of years, as well as window washing, power washing, and pavement sweeping. David emphasizes simply, “We specialize in a couple of things. We believe we can do better with this operational model than with trying to specialize in fifty things.” What Distinguishes Elite in its Market Debbie explains a key value-added service that distinguishes Elite in its market, “We are one of the few service providers in the area that can respond as quickly as we do. If a customer call us at 10:00 this morning, or at 2:00 this afternoon, we can go immediately.” This stand-out response time would undoubtedly distinguish any company in any industry these days. Elite also runs with two workers per truck, whereas most of

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their competitors appear to run with only one. With this doubleteaming arrangement, one worker can use a blower on sidewalks, pick up trash, etc., as the driver keeps up along the way. This more time-efficient approach increases productivity and quality. Elite trucks are equipped with dashboard cameras facing outside the truck, so Elite quality management can see what the driver sees, from monitors in the Elite headquarters. Another camera faces inside, to view what the driver is doing. This full-video information and validation approach offers Elite management and field teams the ultimate assurance of strong customer relations and satisfaction. Additionally, all Elite trucks have the latest iPhones, to ensure that workers can most efficiently navigate the required Apps used by national dispatch services. For an important word about branding, Debbie explains that Elite uses uniform signage on all company vehicles to help promote brand identity. And, she mentions that the company’s phone number is placed in large lettering on the sides of all trucks, whereas many companies’ identifiers are hard to find on their trucks, and phone numbers are often not included at all.

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Elite trucks are all easily identifiable by the company’s consistent design and prominent placement of its signage on trucks—a convenient and very low-cost use of already available operational resources for branding. Debbie also emphasizes the importance Elite places on marketing through a simple strategy of projecting an appropriate image for a quality company, “We upgrade our trucks. Our oldest truck is three years old, whereas a lot of companies run trucks for 300,000 miles, until they’re rusty and dilapidated. Our drivers are given cash each week to wash the trucks and keep them clean. We want our trucks to look as good as the lots we clean.” This special attention to professional image has worked very well for the company, promoting its clients confidence in the service and validating their good decision in contracting with a quality contractor whose equipment becomes an asset, by extension, to the client’s own business. Quality Equipment and Tech Tools is Prioritized Technology and quality equipment is high priority at Elite. The company runs only Tymco brand sweeper trucks, and currently

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has eight in operation. Some companies have switched to natural gas trucks, but we don’t really want to install a costly pump for that at this point. We don’t see the benefit for now. David notes that the company does run dual engines (frontgas and back-diesel), which allows them to take advantage of current off-road fuel tax benefits. The federal government pays back fuel tax to companies using this engine combination for off-road work activities, such as parking lot sweeping. Debbie emphasizes, “We always have latest model equipment, GPS, cameras and smart phones.” And, David added, “Casey spends a lot of time on IT, cameras and other technology, and keeps an eye out for advancements on the technologies we use.” Competing Over the Next Decade in the KC Market The Elite company owners assess their position and say that they’re actually pretty happy with where the company is now in terms of its growth rate of about 10 to 20 percent per year. David explains that the business has looked at contracting to do street sweeping the city, but the costs of doing so have made the proposition less than attractive for them up to this point. Elite also gets calls almost every week for street sweeping around construction sites, but David opts to refer them to good quality competitors. “We don’ offer it, we just don’t feel like it

would benefit our company at this point. Based on the cost of the equipment, maintenance, hourly workers, etc., vs. the price you can charge for that kind of service really does not net enough benefit for our company.” What’s for a Family to Love in the Sweeping Services Industry When asked why the group chose to offer sweeping services instead of opening a sweeper truck and equipment sales business, David explained that he and Debbie had been in retail in the past. They had owned an audio/video store, a performance store, and a gift shop. “Retail is very finicky” David reflected. “You must wait for people to come to you, whereas with a service business, we can grab hold of, and go after new opportunities.” “If you do good work, do what you say you’re going to do, and show up on time, that’s what it’s all about in a service business,” David summarized. It’s certainly easy to see the appeal of a service business for an ownership team like the Dearths—a group of industry, tech and admin experts with a shared deep commitment to service quality and client satisfaction. Story by Katherine Nolan Source http://www.elitesweeping.com/page3/page3.html

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1-800-Sweeper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11, 22 800-758-1381 / sweepersummit.com

The ODB Co.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 800-446-9823 / www.odbco.com

Buffalo Turbine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 716-592-2700 / buffaloturbine.com

Schwarze. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7, 14-15 800-879-7933 / schwarze.com

Crum & Forester. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 800-233-2398 / cfins.com

Sharpco Sweeper Shoes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 313-343-4328 / 800-372-5007 / sharpcosweepershoes.com

Curbtender. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 319-266-1721 / curbtendersweepers.com

Skavin-jer Street Sweepers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 888-652-2137 / skavinjer.com

Eagle Eye Tracking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 800-338-7225 / eagleeyetracking.com

Stearns Bank. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 800-247-1922 / stearnsleasing.com

Global Sweeping Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 909-713-1600 / globalsweeper.com

Stewart-Amos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 800-482-2302 / stewart-amos.com

Johnson North America. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BC 704-658-1333 / johnstonnorthamerica.com

Superior Tire & Rubber Corp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 800-289-1456 / superiortire.com

Keystone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 800-635-5238 / kpbrush.com

United Rotary Brush Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 800-851-5108 / united-rotary.com

M-B Co.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 800-558-5800 / sales@m-bco.com

Valcall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 800-445-4752 / Vacall.com

Nitehawk Sweepers.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 800-448-9364 / nitehawksweepers.com

Water Cannon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5, 21, 24 800-333-9274 / watercannon.com

Nomad. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 450-530-9873 / balaisnomad.com

Well Made Manufacturing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FC 602-323-2655 / wellmademfg.com

Pats Pum + Blower. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 800-359-7867 / patspump.com

Xpress Sweeping Sales & Service. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 401-523-6116 / xpresssweeping.com

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Mechanical Chassis Mounted Sweeper (ES351) A proven single engine design that blends a superior collection of features which provides ownership advantages such as the tightest turning radius in the industry and a stainless steel hopper with a lifetime warranty.

Pure Vacuum (VT651/801) The street sweeper the industry benchmarks sweeper performance by that integrates exceptional versatility with unmatched features that include a high performance fuel efficient fan drive system (5 year warranty and no belts), CANbus technology to ensure maximum performance and exclusive “one pass” sweeping.

Regenerative Air Sweeper (RT 655) A highly regarded heavy duty full size (8.5 yd3 stainless steel hopper) regenerative air sweeper that delivers an optimum sweep performance along with superior fuel efficient fan drive system (5 year warranty and no belts) to achieve the lowest cost of ownership in its class.

Compact Sweeper (C201) An innovative and highly maneuverable compact sweeper for tight confined spaces that include unparalleled features such as advanced CANbus technology to deliver remarkable sweep performance along with lowest cost of ownership in its class.

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