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Wednesday - May 16, 2012 5:03 am
IFAT, Munich a great success for Scarab Sweepers & the Fayat sweeping division.
Scarab Sweepers would like to thank all those who attended and visited us at the Fayat stand for this years IFAT exhibition in Munich, the show was a great success for both us and the Fayat Sweeping Division which includes Mathieu & Ravo.  

In addition to the two Scarab road sweepers on the Fayat stand, Scarab had a further 5 road sweepers across the showground. The week long exhibition was supported by a good number of our existing dealer network, some of whom brough customers to see the people and products on show.
It was encouraging for our Distributors, Walter and Co from Germany and Kehrtec who represent Scarab in Austria and Liechtenstein, both of whom had invested in their own exhibition stands and attracted a number of useful new contacts for their territories.
This event is held every two years and is widely acknowledged as the premier exhibition within Europe and it was the first time that Scarab, Mathieu and Ravo came together under our new common branding.

Thank's to all Scarab employees involved in producing the Scarab machines and supporting material recently shown at IFAT. Many of whom put in extra hours to help represent the Scarab brand.

Scarab Magnum road sweeper at IFAT, Munich 2012Scarab Road Sweepers IFAT 2012

Scarab Magnum Titanium on the Walter Stand at IFAT 2012Kehrtec Stand at IFAT 2012
Sunday - May 13, 2012 10:33 pm
Bath & North East Somerset new Scarab Road Sweeper

Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Radstock Depot is home to a new Scarab Minor, which considering the areas long proud history of mining seems very appropriate and joins a Scarab Merlin XP already in service there. Area Manager for the Council, Wayne Honey ensured that his operators all had a significant voice in choosing the right machine for the job and influencing the specification too.
Able to travel at up to 40 mph, the Minor easily copes with the large distances required of the machine as it works mainly in the Keynsham district, some considerable distance from the Radstock Depot and is equipped with high discharge to enable tipping into skips. A rear vision camera makes discharging the hopper a straightforward task and with the added bonus of high pressure wash, on site cleaning can also be carried out with ease.

The main driver, Pete Brown commented that the Scarab road sweeper was ideal for his needs, loving the “sweeping performance and easiness of maintenance” and being “glad that Wayne “allowed him to have such a big say in choosing his new machine”.

Thursday - May 10, 2012 11:57 pm
Enfield put two Merlins in the starting blocks

Enfield Council have recently taken delivery of two new Scarab Merlin Xp hydrostatic sweepers Mounted on Daf 45 7.5t chassis.  The two new vehicles will be replacing a 15 tonne sweeper from another manufacturer.  The reasons for doing this include increased resilience within the service, improved flexibility as the service no longer requires an HGV qualified driver and improved support to residential sweeping teams operating across the borough.

These well specified Scarab Merlin Xp’s  will fit into Enfield Council’s current fleet very well, by offering  heavy truck mount performance, with the manoeuvrability of a smaller machine.  Environmental wins are an added feature of the Merlin Xp, the sweeper offers to Enfield lower fuel consumption and a reduced Co2 output, when compared to the previous twin engine machine.

David Coventry, Street Scene Section Manager said, we are very pleased with our new Scarab Merlin sweepers, they will offer real improvements to the service in a way that our residents will recognise a difference, like any business improving customer satisfaction,  in this case our residents,  is key to our success.  Our staff feel at home in the sweeper and the machines, procured within a competive market, have arrived at a time when we need to ensure that all of London is looking at it’s best for the Olympics.

The two Scarab Merlin Xps, pictured below include duel sweep, high pressure wash, cctv camera system and an extra side locker to aid storage.  Drivers feel the benefits of “home comforts” whilst at work within a package that offers attention to detail, in the sweepers design, in build quality and in subsequent performance which when taken as a package guarantees an excellent tool for the trade.

Enfield Road Sweepers


Friday - May 4, 2012 5:08 am

Scarab Sweepers at IFAT ENTSORGA 7-11th May 2012


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Wednesday - May 2, 2012 3:14 am
Kehrtec our Swiss agent handover Scarab Mistral to Lüpold (Switzerland)
Last Saturday Lüpold had the official hand over for their new Scarab Mistral along with other new machines, Kehrtec our Swiss Distributor took the photo below showing a oompah band in front of their new vehicle. 

All Lüpold vehicles are carefully handpainted with the vehicles driver having a direct input on how they would like their new vehicles graphics to look.
Scarab Mistral road sweeper hand painted

 The pictures shows Roland with his „Holstuonar Bläsern“ handing over the Sweeper to Lüpold. Lüpold always invites his customers and organises a big event for hand overs. The musicians played as a present to the Lüpold company.
Thursday - Apr 26, 2012 10:44 pm
Oadby & Wigston Borough Councils latest Scarab Road Sweeper

When Brian Kew, Transport Manager at Oadby & Wigston BC, needed something a little different, he turned to Scarab Sweepers for help. “We wanted a sweeper that was slightly out of the ordinary”, explained Brian. “The reason for choosing Scarab once again is that they deliver everything we ask for.”

Asked to elaborate, Brian went on to say, “we needed a very manoeuvrable sweeper that could offer us a long working cycle, so the DAF 45 12t chassis with a Merlin body was a perfect fit. But, to go with that, we needed an overhead boom to empty gullies, as we found it was far more cost effective for the Council to empty them, rather than an outside contractor. To carry out this task, an overhead boom was required and on a 12t chassis this is usually outside of the norm. That is where the Scarab design team got to work and the end result, pictured below, really does satisfy all our needs.”

This new Scarab Merlin purchased by Oadby & Wigston BC means we have been their main supply for road sweepers for more than16 years now, which gives us at Scarab great satisfaction with not only in the products we sell but importantly that our relationship and the support we provide our customers is still first-class.

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