With so many broom types, sweeper models and manufacturers in the industry, Keystone saw a need to develop terminology to help identify the various gutter broom styles and the sweepers they’re used on. Read on to learn more below.
Employee Spotlight: April Boykin
April is nine months in as an Account Manager at Keystone, working remotely from Mechanicsville, VA. With 20 years of experience in street sweeping, April brings a wealth of knowledge of broom products as well as the landscape and players in the industry as a whole. As Account Manager, April is able to assist customers with questions on products, quoting and order entry. She enjoys following things through from start to finish and providing customer support with whatever is needed to ensure satisfaction from the start of their order to the delivery. Keep reading to learn more fun facts about April in this month’s employee spotlight!
A Farewell Tribute to Jack Moran
After more than 30 years of service and dedication, Jack Moran retires from Keystone Plastics. Continue reading “A Farewell Tribute to Jack Moran”
Rising Commodity Prices Impact Sweeping
In early April, Ranger Kidwell-Ross of WorldSweeper.com sat down with Brian Naftal to discuss the unprecedented increases in raw materials. Plastic resin and steel commodities are at record highs and have impacted pricing throughout the sweeping industry. Below is the conversation that first appeared last week on the WorldSweeper website. Continue reading “Rising Commodity Prices Impact Sweeping”
Did You Know – Gutter Broom Gaylord Boxes
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New Keystone Production Facility in Pooler, GA
We are please to announce the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Pooler, Georgia. Pooler is located just outside of Savannah and allows Keystone to better service the southeast while expanding production capabilities.
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How To Install Convoluted Wafers
Convoluted wafers have a wavy, convoluted design. The inside ring of the wafer gets pressed to make the convoluted shape. There are no spacers needed with convoluted wafer. There is, however, a specific way they need to be installed. Once you get the placement right, convoluted wafers are much easier to install as there is no need for a spacer.
Happy Holidays from Your Friends at Keystone!
As we wind down the 2020 year, we would like to wish everyone a Happy Holiday Season. This year has been challenging in many ways and this time of year we need to take a moment to appreciate all the positive things in our personal and professional lives. Continue reading “Happy Holidays from Your Friends at Keystone!”
Keystone Plastics Partners with 1-800-SWEEPER to Supply Replacement Street Sweeping Brooms
Keystone Plastics, a leading manufacturer of street sweeping brooms and brushes, has partnered with 1-800-SWEEPER to supply their North American sweeping partners with replacement street sweeping brooms.
Keystone manufacturers OEM quality replacement brooms for all model street sweepers and will be the exclusive supplier of brooms to 1-800-SWEEPER.
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Why Quality Matters
Why do OEMs typically use the best quality products for their new equipment? The answer is simple. They want the equipment to perform at its optimal condition when you decide to purchase their product. No one wants to replace the burners in their new Weber grill a couple of weeks after bringing it home. Especially when the neighbors are on their way over expecting that famous barbecue you’ve been bragging about.