1-800-SWEEPER Blog

1-800-SWEEPER Welcomes PAM Sweeping, Inc.

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1-800-SWEEPER is proud to introduce another new partner, James Roy of PAM Sweeping, Inc.  in New York.  PAM is a family owned and operated company, 3rd generation sweeping company started by Kenneth Roy Sr. back in 1963.  Although parking lot and street sweeping were originally at the core of the family business, competition and changing market conditions in the 1980’s prompted the formation of two additional related businesses, Powerhouse Paving and Orange Sewer and Drain.

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The Keys to Developing A Successful Power Sweeping Business: Spotlight on Progressive Sweeping Contractors

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Priscilla Tsai’s recent Allied Pavement Equipment profile of Progressive Sweeping Contractors, Inc. not only offers President Mike Lucht’s formula for success; her story also provides readers with helpful hints that will ensure their experiences with sweeping contractors are positive.

Headquartered in the Toledo, Ohio area with an additional service center in Detroit, Michigan, Lucht’s Progressive Sweeping has offered parking lot and commercial sweeping services since 1978.  One of Mike’s guiding principles is training his staff to work quietly and efficiently.   “A sweeper gets noticed most when his machine is broken, when he is late, or not where he is needed, rather than when he is performing effectively,” says Lucht.

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First-Ever Nationwide Power Sweeping Service Organization Launched

TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 11, 2011 — 1-800-SWEEPER, a new service network of independently owned power sweeping companies across the United States, has been launched. The organization brings sweeping companies from coast to coast under a unified marketing and service structure. Offering parking lot sweeping, street sweeping and a variety of construction-related sweeping services under a common brand, 1-800-SWEEPER benefits nationwide and regional facility management customers with the ability to contract with self-performing local service providers through a single point of purchase. Customers at all levels benefit from the strength, experience and leverage gained through this combined initiative. 

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