ELGIN, Ill. (Sept. 3, 2019) – Elgin Sweeper Company announced the launch of the RegenX™ regenerative air street sweeper, a sweeper designed with the input of municipalities and contractors including operators, service technicians, fleet managers and public works directors across the United States and Canada.
ELGIN, Ill. (Jan. 9, 2018) – Elgin Sweeper, the leading manufacturer of street sweepers, today introduced an innovative single-engine configuration of its popular Crosswind® regenerative air sweeper used for cleaning large, paved areas such as streets, parking lots and airport runways. A variable-speed device installed between the chassis engine and transmission on the new configuration allows the engine to simultaneously power both the truck and the sweeper.
“Until now, single-engine air sweeper technology required a cumbersome multi-step process to switch between road and work modes,” said Mike Higgins, vice president and general manager of Elgin Sweeper. “With the single-engine Crosswind sweeper configuration, Elgin Sweeper is radically changing sweepers for good. More municipalities and contractors are embracing the single-engine Crosswind for their street sweeping needs.”
Elgin, IL, February 18, 2015 – Elgin Sweeper, a division of Federal Signal Corporation and the leading manufacturer of street sweepers for general street maintenance, special industrial and airport applications, is entering its second year of sponsorship as an official partner with NASCAR Green, maintaining its position as the Official Sweeper of NASCAR Green.
ELGIN – Half of all new businesses fail in their first five years, according to Forbes.com. Passing that five-year milestone was a long time ago for Elgin Sweeper, which threw a party Saturday to commemorate a century of manufacturing street sweepers In Elgin. "One hundred is a monumental accomplishment," said Mike Higgins, the company's vice president and general manager."We wanted to celebrate with the employees and their families.