Fisher & Paykel & ODN

Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Fisher & Paykel & ODN

Client Introduction. Fisher & Paykel Appliances Holdings Ltd is a major appliance manufacturer which is a subsidiary of Chinese multinational home appliance manufacturer Haier. It is a multinational corporation with warehouses all over Australia. ODN Asia Pacific is a material handling supplier that supplies quality forklifts to the group. The Challenge Fisher & Paykel has a large distribution Centre in Eastern Creek NSW. They already owned a smaller ASC M3 sweeper to clean their large 20,000 sq meter warehouse. Unfortunately as the company grew from one small warehouse to huge one the capacity limits of the ASC Sweeper were being

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ASC Cleans Up Canberra Airport

Posted on Friday, October 1, 2021

ASC Cleans Up Canberra Airport

The Client Canberra Airport, is an international airport situated in Majura, ACT. The Challenge Tarmacs are very difficult to clean. There is a constant challenge to ensure no FOD (Foreign Object Debris ) is swept up. FOD includes any object found in an inappropriate location that, as a result of being in that location, can damage equipment or injure personnel. FOD includes a wide range of material, including loose hardware, pavement fragments, catering supplies, building materials, rocks, sand, pieces of luggage, and even wildlife. FOD is found at terminal gates, cargo aprons, taxiways, runways, and run-up pads. The other seasonal

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WA Kaolin Conquers It’s Dust & Dirt

Posted on Monday, September 27, 2021

WA Kaolin Conquers It’s Dust & Dirt

Client introduction: WA Kaolin’s wholly owned Wickepin Kaolin Project is located in the farming district of Wickepin 3 hours SE of Perth in Western Australia. It was ooriginally owned by Rio Tinto. This world-class resource at Wickepin is one of the largest known remaining premium primary resources of kaolin globally. Kaolin is used in various applications across numerous industries including paper and plasterboard, ceramics, fibreglass, paints and coatings, plastics, rubber, pharmaceuticals and medicine, cosmetics, concrete construction materials and agriculture. The Challenge: WA Kaolin is ramping up its site and are in the process of constructing “The Big Shed” as the

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Riviera Australia Sails In With ASC M6

Posted on Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Riviera Australia Sails In With ASC M6

The Client Riviera Australia Pty Ltd is one of the worlds premier luxury motor yacht builders based on the Gold Coast – QLD The Challenge Riviera required a machine that could be used across their whole site. The site is very large and encompasses concrete roadways, workshops and boat storage areas. The company has purchased a competitive sweeper some time ago but had never ending problems with the machine blowing dust & never ending high cost maintenance issues. On this occasion they were looking to invest in a low hour ex fleet ASC sweeper that would meet their budget restraints.

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Fertpro Manufacturing Sweeping Challenge

Posted on Sunday, August 22, 2021

Fertpro Manufacturing Sweeping Challenge

The Client Fertpro Manufacturing is well known Qld based fertilizer manufacturing and custom blending company. Their products are widely used for agriculture, horticulture, sports, turf & civil industries. They manufacture fertilizer powder, granular & liquid fertilizers, soil amendments, mineral trace elements & organic fertilizer processing. The Challenge The company recently went to the marketplace to find a heavy-duty sweeper capable of sweeping large amounts of fertilizer without creating a dust storm. It had to have good maneuverability, be diesel operated and ensure low running costs. The Result. The company asked well respected sweeper specialist Rafael Rodrigues what he recommended given

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Zaraffa Coffee HQ Cleans Up With ASC M8

Posted on Thursday, August 19, 2021

Zaraffa Coffee HQ Cleans Up With ASC M8

The Client Zarraffa’s Coffee is a well-known and hugely successful national coffee house chain located primarily in Queensland, Australia and with franchises in Western Australia and New South Wales. The Challenge The company has established a massive new headquarters in Eagleby QLD. The company has its administration, blending, distribution and market areas all in the one location. The entire building covers a massive floor span and is based off the M1 highway. The company built a massive new carpark that had many speed bumps. They required a machine capable of cleaning large areas quickly with the ability to clean tyre

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Arrow Transport Invests with ASC

Posted on Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Arrow Transport Invests with ASC

Client Introduction Arrow Transport provide a full range of transport and distribution options across a broad range of industry segments. The have fully licenced wash bays and quarantine facilities catering to the mining, agricultural and commercial sectors quarantining vehicles, trucks, plant and any type of equipment from importers. The Challenge Quarantine freight stations need state of the art equipment to operate efficiently. High quality cleaning is considered essential. Arrow Transport has locations beside the largest wharfs in Australia. The cleaning challenge is a result as high winds which blow rubbish, sea salt water and dust into their facilities. The mix

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Serafin Ag Pro Expands With A ASC D100

Posted on Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Serafin Ag Pro Expands With A ASC D100

Client Introduction Serafin Ag Pro are an agricultural superstore located in Griffith NSW, selling new and used farm machinery, as well as spare parts, repairs and service on most makes and models of farm machinery. They supply agricultural equipment and spare parts for tractors, headers, grape harvesters, broadacre sprayers, vineyard sprayers, horticultural sprayers, spreaders, mulchers, rotary hoes, seeders, discs, lawn mowers and UTVs. The Challenge Serafin are continuously expanding the company to service their customers. The companies owner Darryl Serafin is building a new large facility in Griffith. This large country town is full of red dust and clay mixed

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Cassegrain Kalara Tea Tree Oil Cleans Up With ASC

Posted on Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Cassegrain Kalara Tea Tree Oil Cleans Up With ASC

Client Introduction Cassegrain Kalara Tea Tree Oil are a family-owned and run company and one of the largest producers of 100% pure Australian tea tree oil in the world. Cassegrain grow over 14 Million plants on an area of 360 hectares to produce one of the freshest and most natural tea tree oils available. The Challenge The company have been facing dust issues since they started in 1997. They have had many sweepers taking on the challenge to contain the dust from the harvesting process. The high standards needed to produce high quality tea tree oil is strict and must

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Neumann Steel Lengthens It’s ASC Relationship

Posted on Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Neumann Steel Lengthens It’s ASC Relationship

The Client Neumann Steel Currumbin, Gold Coast QLD, manufactures and supplies certified concrete reinforcing steel products, with an extensive range of related accessories. Neumann Steel is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Neumann Group and recognised early on in the building industry for their introduction of rib wire and rib mesh to the Australian market, a concept still used today. The Challenge Nuemann Safety Manager Mr. Filipe recently undertook a project to completely eliminate the buildup of steel dust in the manufacturing and distribution areas of the groups large facility. The idea was to make the factory as dust free

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Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Cleans Ahead

Posted on Monday, July 12, 2021

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Cleans Ahead

The Client Since its foundation in 1871, Hellmann Logistics has developed into one of the world’s largest international logistics providers. Specialising in high-performance products Airfreight, Sea freight, Road & Rail, and Contract Logistics, they are widely known and respected in the Australian logistics industry. The Challenge Hellman recently merged 2 of their Sydney Distribution Centres into one large mega centre in Chullora Sydney NSW. Keeping such a large area 100% dust free was going to be quite challenging. Hellman in Mascot had used ASC sweepers for the past 9 years and never had any downtime or support issues. On this

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Zerella Fresh Adelaide Invests With ASC M6

Posted on Friday, July 9, 2021

Zerella Fresh Adelaide Invests With ASC M6

The Client Zerella Fresh is one of the leading suppliers and packers of potatoes, onions and carrots in Australia. They have been in the Potato, Carrot, Onion and Pumpkin business in South Australia since 1936. They grow, package & distribute across Australia. The Challenge. The Zerella packaging facility in Virginia (SA) is a very large concern. Truck & tractor deliveries are constant with deliveries of fresh produce coming in from the fields to be packaged in their huge sheds. Farm dirt, tyre marks, water and dust and common in packaging sheds. Managers of these packaging sheds have a dilemma when

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Sims Metal Minto NSW Invests With ASC Again

Posted on Thursday, July 8, 2021

Sims Metal Minto NSW Invests With ASC Again

Client Introduction Sims Metal buys and processes scrap metal from businesses, other recyclers and the general public. Sims Metal has grown to be the leading collector, processor and supplier of recycled metal in Australia. The Challenge Metal recycling plants are extremely hard to sweep as metal is dangerous & sharp. Site maintenance is closely monitored and extremely complex in the metal recycling business. It involves shredding metal then separating ferrous and non-ferrous metals, plastic and paint removal plus removing aluminium before the next process step of melting all the metals. The large machinery used for this process leaves metal, dirt,

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ASC M6 Shines At Civil Mart Precast Edinburgh Adelaide

Posted on Wednesday, July 7, 2021

ASC M6 Shines At Civil Mart Precast Edinburgh Adelaide

The Client Established way back in 1966 in South Australia, Cookes Precast Concrete is now one of the largest Australian Owned independent companies operating in the precast concrete industry. Cookes Precast Concrete is now part of the Civilmart Group of companies consisting of: Companies like BCP Precast, CM Concrete, Icon Septech, Toowoomba Tanks and MC Pipes. The Challenge Justen Ruben ( Operations / Compliance Manager) for Civilmart SA told ASC’s Ken Pepyat that he had a contract sweeping company visit his site once a fortnight to do his sweeping. He had a huge cement dust build up and needed his

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Chernco Engineering Cowra NSW

Posted on Monday, July 5, 2021

Chernco Engineering Cowra NSW

Client Introduction Chernco Engineering is a specialist manufacturing and fabrication company located in Cowra, NSW. Chernco is a vertically integrated engineering company with wide ranging capabilities entailing CNC Machining through to large scale fabrication, HD profile cutting and all manual tasks between. The Challenge Managing Director, Mr. Mark Rankin has large scale winds from the outback’s red dust consistently blowing in to his facility. He also faces daily challenges from dust and debris created from plasma cutters, welders, galvanising kettles, painting facilities & CNC machines. Add some metal shavings & water to the above and Mark had a daily headache

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Remondis’ Waste Qld celebrates 4 years with ASC

Posted on Friday, July 2, 2021

Remondis’ Waste Qld celebrates 4 years with ASC

The Client REMONDIS is one of the world’s largest recycling, service and water companies. With over 30.000 employees and around 900 business locations on 4 continents, the group serves more than 30 million people and many thousands of companies. The Challenge 4 years ago Remondis’ went to market to find a cleaning solution for 2 of their largest waste transfer stations on Brisbane. They looked at a multitude of machines on the market and found the Heavy Duty ASC Eureka M6 was the best fit for their facilities. They had previously used competitive brands that were a maintenance disaster. The

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James Hardie invest in multiple ASC Machines

Posted on Wednesday, June 9, 2021

James Hardie invest in multiple ASC Machines

Introduction. James Hardie Australia has a plant located in Sydney’s suburb of Rosehill (NSW). The company is a global building materials company and the largest global manufacturer of fibre cement products. Their NSW facility recently took delivery of 3 ASC Cement approved floor cleaners. The Problem. The company had a problem with airborne cement dust. The company was looking to achieve a 5 star safety rating in housekeeping. Their priority was to eliminate airborne dust and make a marked improvement in their overall cleaning standards. Until the arrival of ASC James Hardie had sub contracted an external company to sweep

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NRMA Darlington Beach Holiday Resort

Posted on Saturday, June 5, 2021

NRMA Darlington Beach Holiday Resort

Client Introduction Darlington Beach Resort is one of the countries largest holiday resorts. This resort is nestled on a 6km pristine beachfront, just 25 minutes north of Coffs Harbour (NSW). The park spans over 110 magnificent acres inviting you to enjoy a fabulous range of activities for all ages. The Challenge Darlington Beach Resort is 110 acres. It has kilometres of roadways that require hours of cleaning daily. The road ways naturally get full of leaves, branches, sand and rocks. The companies maintenance teams were using blowers around 3-4 hours a day to keep the facility clean. Unfortunately using blowers

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Mandalay Resort WA Reinvests With ASC

Posted on Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Mandalay Resort WA Reinvests With ASC

Client introduction: Established in 1964, Busselton Holiday Resort has been voted one of the best in Australia. The Johnson family are a hands-on family, with many of the family working within Mandalay Holiday Resort and Tourist Park in the South West of Western Australia, a very special place just two-and-a-half hours south of Perth. The Challenge: The Resort contacted Ross Sheehan looking at replacing their old 20-year-old ASC sweeper, The sweeper had performed well over the years as they looked to upgrade with another long-lasting machine. The resort had a lot of asphalt roads to keep clear of Peppermint leaves

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ASC M6 Drives Into Nowra Toyota

Posted on Friday, May 7, 2021

ASC M6 Drives Into Nowra Toyota

The Client Nowra Toyota is a large Motor Car dealership based in NSW area of Nowra. The company is owned by Motor Identity Mr Ian Henry. The company has an extensive display of motor vehicles and an carry extensive parts. They also run massive warehouses which undertakes motor repair & servicing as well as a motor trimming. The Challenge. Dealer Principal Ian Henry called ASC recently asking for a heavy duty sweeper that was capable of maintaining his huge 9 acre Nowra site which consist of workshops and roadways. Ian takes pride in a clean facility and was seeking a

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CEA Sydney Invest With An ASC Machine

Posted on Wednesday, May 5, 2021

CEA Sydney Invest With An ASC Machine

Client Introduction. CEA is the leading distributor for world-renowned capital equipment brands including JCB agricultural and construction equipment, Atlas Copco, Ditch Witch, Dynapac and Komptech. The Challenge CEA has a very large facility in Sydney west. The facility houses multiple agricultural and earthmoving machines. The NSW facility undertakes both predelivery on new machinery and well as conducts services multiple machines. The facility needs to be swept daily to pick up nuts, bolts, oily rags and embedded dust all of which is brought into the facility from both trucks and general maintenance. Management recently went to market to find a heavy

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Col Sith Victoria Cleans Up With ASC M3

Posted on Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Col Sith Victoria Cleans Up With ASC M3

The Client Cols Smith Sand and Soil are one of the largest independent Building & landscape suppliers in Melbourne. The Challenge Col Smith contacted ASC’s ken Pepyat recently regarding a problem they had with complaints from surrounding residents about dust and stones being left on the road and driveway in front of their site at Highett. They had already purchased a forklift mounted sweeper attachment from another supplier that was incapable of cleaning their areas. They have decided to get a dedicated vacuum sweeper that actually worked. The sweeper needed to meet their budget and be portable enough to park

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Hobson Engineering Dust and Debris Removal Solved

Posted on Sunday, May 2, 2021

Hobson Engineering Dust and Debris Removal Solved

The Client Hobson Engineering was established in 1935 and is 100 percent Australian-owned. Hobson is one of Australia’s leading distributors of Hex bolts and nuts, screws, allthread, stainless fasteners and hardware to the commercial, construction, mining, manufacturing and petrochemical industries. The Challenge: Hobson recently moved into a brand new Facility at Direk South Australia. Having used ASC sweepers for many years the brand was well known to them. The call was made to ASC to precure a new sweeper to help assist with the general dust and debris removal in the warehouse. ASC’s Ken Pepyat suggested the model Eureka M5

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Visa Global Logistics Welcome Their ASC Eureka M6

Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021

Visa Global Logistics Welcome Their ASC Eureka M6

Client Introduction Mondiale VGL delivers fully integrated solutions, including forwarding, clearance, warehouse, distribution, and value-added services. They have become one of the largest privately-owned international freight forwarding companies in Australia. In 2021, VISA Global Logistics merged with Mondiale Freight Services. The Challenge Mondiale has a very large distribution Centre in Sydney’s freight hub of Banks meadow. Their facility is large, with truck and forklifts movement throughout the day. The depot suffers from all the normal pollutants, which include pollution, diesel, and aviation sediment, as well as tire dust and general debris that blows into the facility from surrounding warehouses. The

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Allied Forklifts WA

Posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Allied Forklifts WA

Client introduction Allied Forklifts are a well-established forklift supplier in the northern industrial suburbs of Perth. Allied Forklifts is a Western Australian company founded by Wayne Adams in August 1996.The company has grown to be one of the largest privately owned forklift companies in Perth. Their major lines include Heli and Genie. The Challenge Sean Hutcheon (Allied Forklifts) was working with a large customer in the engineering industry for the supply of forklift. This company had another brand of floor sweeper that was giving them headaches, mainly engine issues. Sean contacted WA Area Manager Ross Sheehan to see what sweeper

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Sims Metal adds new ASC Eureka M8 to its fleet

Posted on Monday, March 1, 2021

Sims Metal adds new ASC Eureka M8 to its fleet

Client Introduction Sims Metal Management has grown to be the largest scrap metal and electronics recycler in the world, with over 6000 employees in 230 locations across the globe. The work done at Sims Metal Management comprises a large network of processing facilities to source recyclable ferrous and non-ferrous metals. The Problem Sims Metal Newcastle (NSW) has a large scrap yard that has trucks entering and dropping off scrap metal at all hours of the day. The site is extremely busy and very dusty due to a lot of traffic movement. Scrap metal offcuts are constantly dropped on the ground

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Classiest Cleaners Qld Clean Up With ASC Eureka

Posted on Sunday, February 21, 2021

Classiest Cleaners Qld Clean Up With ASC Eureka

Client Introduction The Classiest Cleaners are a Brisbane-based commercial cleaning company. The Challenge The Classiest Cleaners were faced with the challenge of keeping their facility clean. They were particularly worried about the time they needed to clean scrub the tiles and wanted an efficient solution. Besides, they were also having trouble keeping their large carpark clean. The Solution Jason Brown (Managing Director) contacted ASC’s Rafael Rodrigues and asked for a solution. He then purchased a rider Eureka E83 floor scrubber to clean the tiles at the front of the towers. He also bought an ASC Eureka M6 sweeper to clean

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Sims Metal celebrates 9 years service with ASC M6

Posted on Sunday, February 7, 2021

Sims Metal celebrates 9 years service with ASC M6

Client Introduction Sims Metal Management Ltd is the leading metals and electronics recycling company in the world. The company specialises in recycling ferrous metals, non-ferrous metals, post-consumer electronic goods, and municipal waste. The Problem Sweeping a metal recycling yard is as difficult and challenging as it gets as a lot of scrap metal is dropped on the ground while metal is being recycled. This crap has to be swept on an hourly basis in order for the mobile plant to operate and reduce the probability of punctured tyres. These metals vary in length and weight. Moreover, the dust build-up issue

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Terrazzo Australian Marble chooses ASC

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Terrazzo Australian Marble chooses ASC

Client Introduction Terrazzo Australian Marble is a family-owned company that has been a part of the terrazzo industry for over 40 years. They manufacture precast elements at their factory in western Sydney. The Challenge Drilling, cutting and sanding Terrazzo is a very dusty process. The leftovers of the Terrazzo get airborne and land on machinery, finished product, opens storage areas and roadways. Terrazzo Australian Marble has a very large facility that recently used a forklift attachment to keep their facility clean. However, the method was very inefficient because it generated more dust than it swept. Their directors contacted ASC and

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AAT Port Kembla Sweeps up with new ASC M6

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

AAT Port Kembla Sweeps up with new ASC M6

Client Introduction Australian Amalgamated Terminals Pty. Ltd. (AAT) operates terminals with facilities for importing and exporting motor vehicles and general cargo at its various facilities. They offer facilities and access to stevedores holding licenses for its terminals. They also provide approved Australian customs systems and procedures for stevedores and their contracted shipping lines and information technology for cargo loading. Recently, they invested in a new ASC Eureka M6 Diesel sweeper to keep their Port Kembla facility in NSW clean. The Challenge Cleaning as well as maintaining a port is a tough job as ships are loaded and unloaded 24/7. Roadways

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Advance Packing Take On The ASC M6

Posted on Thursday, December 3, 2020

Advance Packing Take On The ASC M6

Client Introduction Advance Packing & Marketing Services (APMS) is the largest packing facility for avocadoes in the South West of WA. They are located in the Shire of Manjimup and have been operating for 12 years. Expanding their production every year, they just added to their large footprint a new undercover loading shed to handle the volume of avocadoes. The Challenge APMS’ Zoe Taylor made contact with ASC Area Manager Ross Sheehan after Ross called in when delivering a sweeping machine to another grower in the region. APMS had used sweeping machines previously, but they found them ineffective as they

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Border Force Takes On The ASC M6

Posted on Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Border Force Takes On The ASC M6

Client Introduction Border Force (Formerly Australian Customs) patrols Australia’s air and seaports. They have specialist facilities around Australia, which examine inbound cargo. The Challenge The Border Force Facility in Adelaide, South Australia, recently started exploring the market in order to upgrade their sweeper. Their directive was to get a large capacity sweeper capable of sweeping their 8,000 Square Metre facility. They needed the sweeper to efficiently eliminate the issue of airborne dust that built up in their facility. The Solution Border Force South Australia chose the new ASC Eureka M6 Electric sweeper. The sweeper has a new generation drive system

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McKay United Cranes Celebrates With Dust & Debris Free

Posted on Tuesday, November 3, 2020

McKay United Cranes Celebrates With Dust & Debris Free

Client Introduction McKay United Group is among the most esteemed crane hire companies in Australia. It consists of Williamstown, Eastside and Elliott’s Crane Hire. The Challenge McKay United have a very large depot in the Western Suburb of Laverton, North of Melbourne. Their storage shed floors had a very thick dust build-up from cranes and trucks coming in and out of an adjoining gravel driveway.McKay’s was using a dust blower for cleaning purposes prior to contacting ASC for a suitable solution to their dust build-up challenge as the blower wasn’t working properly for many years. The Solution Lauren McKay of

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Impact Community Services QLD. & ASC M6 Sweeper

Posted on Monday, October 19, 2020

Impact Community Services QLD. & ASC M6 Sweeper

Bundaberg’s Community Impact Services recently took invested in an ASC Eureka M6 Heavy Duty sweeper. The sweeper has been bought by the Material Recovery Facility, which is owned by Bundaberg Regional Council but managed by IMPACT Community Services. The Problem Cleaning and maintaining a waste transfer station is a difficult job. There are plastic bottles, resin, metal shavings, dust, and general debris scattered all over the sorting areas that need to be swept to keep the facility clean. The Solution IMPACT recently contacted ASC’s Rafael Rodrigues for an efficient solution for eliminating their cleaning issues as well as the labor-intensive

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Economy Waste Eliminates Dust & Debris with the ASC Eureka M6

Posted on Monday, October 12, 2020

Economy Waste Eliminates Dust & Debris with the ASC Eureka M6

Client Introduction. Economy Waste is a full-service waste management company based on the NSW Central Coast town of Gosford. They provide skip bins hire and rubbish removal services for the Central Coast NSW region and have been established well over 25 years. The Problem Economy Waste recently contacted ASC’s Scott Campbell to discuss ways that they could improve their cleaning regime. Economy Waste Gosford had a problem that faces all waste management companies, maintain dust and debris levels. Running a waste centre is a tough business with nonstop cars and trucks entering site. The material that is transported into the

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Boyne Smelter Qld Welcomes a ASC Alumina M8 Sweeper

Posted on Thursday, October 1, 2020

Boyne Smelter Qld Welcomes a ASC Alumina M8 Sweeper

Boyne Smelters Limited (BSL) operation is located at Boyne Island in Central Queensland. It is Australia’s second-largest aluminium smelter. The company manufactures carbon anodes in the carbon plant, aluminium production (smelting) in its reduction lines, and casting of molten metal into aluminium. The Problem Boyne Smelter is a massive facility. They have three pot rooms and expanded concrete aprons that need to be swept on an hourly basis. The management of Boyne Smelter was looking for a replacement for their sweeper in the market. They contacted ASC as they are an approved Rio Tinto supplier. They requested demonstrations of both

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Tomkins Construction (Qld) and ASC M6

Posted on Saturday, September 12, 2020

Tomkins Construction (Qld) and ASC M6

Introduction Tomkins is a highly respected family-owned and operated construction company in business for over 70 years now. They design and construct a wide variety of residential, commercial, industrial, and retail projects. Tomkins Construction has a long and close association with ASC as its preferred supplier of industrial sweepers and scrubbers. The Solution Tomkins is a responsible company that cares about its people and hence ensures low dust emission throughout its sites. They use the best sweeping and scrubbing equipment to maintain their sites using their specialised labour. They also own a fleet of specialised trucks and trailers that are

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Exodas (Qld) Invest in a ASC M6

Posted on Friday, September 11, 2020

Exodas (Qld) Invest in a ASC M6

Exodas Pty Ltd is a leading Australian Transport company that specialises in a variety of transport & logistics services. They run a variety of trucks including food vehicles, Single, B-Double + Road Trains. They have extensive warehouse operations based around Australia and are highly regarded in the Qld transport segment. The problem. Exodas Yatala (Qld) facility looked to replace an old sweeper recently and consulted ASC’s Rafael Rodrigues as to what would be the best model for a terminal that works 24 hours per day and can cope with very tough and dusty conditions. The Solution. ASC’s Rafael Rodrigues recommended

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Stratco Qld and ASC M5

Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Stratco Qld and ASC M5

Client Introduction Stratco is a household name in Australia with a trading history of over 70 years in the building and home renovation markets. Stratco has become one of the largest producers and marketers of quality building and home improvement products in Australia. The Challenge Stratco has a large manufacturing facility in Yatala (QLD). They required a large rider on a sweeper capable of sweeping dust and debris from their factory floor. They researched the market and looked into the available options. They liked the ASC products the best and chose to see the ASC’sQld facility. Stratco’s senior management chose

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QE Contracting (WA) East Perth

Posted on Monday, August 3, 2020

QE Contracting (WA) East Perth

Client Introduction QE Contracting is a rural family-run business which is located three hours east of Perth in Kellerberrin. Quinten and Erin (Owners) are contractors to CBH. They are responsible for cleaning and repairing the tarpaulins used to cover the wheat after harvest and prior to being freighted to the ports for export. The Challenge QE Contracting works in a huge disused wheat silo. Inside the silo, they receive dozens of large tarps daily. Their job is to check for holes, rips and to repair them when possible. These returned tarps had been out in the weather for several months

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Clarks Logan City (QLD) invest with ASC

Posted on Friday, June 19, 2020

Clarks Logan City (QLD) invest with ASC

Clarks Logan City Bus Service is one of south-east Queensland’s fastest-growing bus companies with 127 buses and 186 staff providing urban public transport services to the local community. The Problem Clarks Logan Buses has a large Transport Depot in Loganlea, halfway between the Gold Coast and Brisbane. The company parks its fleet of buses at this depot, which also runs a large workshop facility. Running such a large depot with acres of the concrete span has certain environmental challenges. The buses drag into the facility a lot of road grime and debris from the road. They faced the problem of

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Austral Brick Takes delivery of new ASC M6 Sweeper

Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Austral Brick Takes delivery of new ASC M6 Sweeper

Austral Brick is a major Australian Brick manufacturers owned by Brickworks. The Challenge Producing a brick is a very dusty process. Firstly clay must go through many processes to be manufactured into a brisk base before being Kiln dried. The process is very involved with mobile equipment constantly moving material like clay, sand, lime, ash and gypsum. These materials frequently spill on the factory floors when earthmoving trucks and forklifts move the materials from one location of the factory to the next. Dust build ups quickly due to spillages and normal movement of raw material. These need to be swept

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Bridgestone (WA) invests in a Heavy Duty ASC M6 sweeper

Posted on Sunday, December 8, 2019

Bridgestone (WA) invests in a Heavy Duty ASC M6 sweeper

Client introduction Bridgestone Mining Solutions (Pilbara Region) contacted ASC’s Western Australian office, as they required a reliable sweeper solution for their large Port Hedland warehouse. They use huge earthmoving, Off-road, loader/dozer, grader, and other industrial tyres for stocking their mining products in their warehouse. The Challenge Bridgestone’s new Port Hedland warehouse was completed in 2017. The warehouse area is approximately 5500 m2with a 2000 m2 apron area. The heavy traffic required the warehouse to be cleaned daily, and their staff used large brooms for keeping it clean. However, the dust for a challenge for them, and they needed to get

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ASC’s Jason Frendo finds a dust solution for Sydney’s STS Logistics

Posted on Thursday, October 10, 2019

ASC’s Jason Frendo finds a dust solution for Sydney’s STS Logistics

STS is a well-established Sydney-based logistics company that is a specialist in freight forwarding and customs clearance. The company has a comprehensive network of agencies and branch offices in New Zealand, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shanghai, and Taiwan. STS recently enhanced its reputation by investing in a Heavy Duty ASC dust-free Eureka M6 LPG sweeper in their new $20 million Sydney facility. The Challenge STS Logistics was faced with a huge issue due to swirling external debris, forklift tyre black dust, and incoming truck dust that would spread over their facility daily. The management sought after sweeper suppliers in the market

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Magnetic Island Takes Delivery Of An EX-Fleet  ASC M6 Diesel Sweeper

Posted on Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Magnetic Island Takes Delivery Of An EX-Fleet ASC M6 Diesel Sweeper

The Challenge Townsville Council had recently made inquiries to invest in a highly maneuverable sweeper that could be used on Magnetics Island. Magnetic Island is an island 8 kilometers offshore from the city of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. This 52 km² mountainous island in Cleveland Bay has effectively become a suburb of Townsville. Their challenge was that they had a tight budget and they needed a machine that was compact, easy to use, service and swept well without creating dust. The Solution Townsville Council elected to invest in a Ex Fleet ASC M6 Diesel sweeper. The machine proved more than capable

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ASC’s Machine Quality Amazes CIC Canberra’s Employees

Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2019

ASC’s Machine Quality Amazes CIC Canberra’s Employees

City Industrial Cleaning (CIC Canberra) is Canberra’s largest commercial and industrial facilities maintenance company. They specializes in industrial and commercial cleanups as well as maintenance facility services.  They employ hundreds of cleaners in the ACT area and the company only invest in premium equipment. The Challenge CIC Canberra is commissioned by Canberra’s largest developers like GEOCON to maintain their building sites while construction takes place. This is normally from the time the first bit of concrete gets poured to the time the project is finished and handed over to the client. While building massive Hi Rise apartments and industrial complex’s

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Civilex Took Possession Of An Ex-Fleet ASC Mach 6 To Keep Silicosis At Bay

Posted on Sunday, March 17, 2019

Civilex Took Possession Of An Ex-Fleet ASC Mach 6 To Keep Silicosis At Bay

Civilex is a leading Melbourne-based civil construction company that specialises in large civil projects throughout Victoria. Their services include earthworks, road works, car parks, drainage works, landscaping, concrete paving and crushed rock/asphalt pavements. Recently they took possession of an EX Fleet ASC Mach 6 sweeper for Newport facility. Using the ASC Mach 6 has freed a lot of time manually sweeping their facility and made the whole facility dust free. Cement dust (Silicosis) is being targeted by Workcover Victoria as well as the EPA and this dust once airborne is can be dangerous to employees. Silicosis is a form of

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ASC Recently Installed A Dulevo 120 To PMP Print, Sydney’s Largest Print Media Company

Posted on Monday, February 25, 2019

ASC Recently Installed A Dulevo 120 To PMP Print, Sydney’s Largest Print Media Company

Media Company Logistics & Distribution ASC recently installed ASC Dulevo 120 to PMP Print, Sydney’s largest print media company. The ASC Dulevo 120 is used to maintain the massive 10+-acre site that operates nonstop. The debris that the new Dulevo 120 picks up includes tire dust from the heavy truck and forklift traffic, paper dust as well as a huge quantity of off-cut paper that rolls out of cutting machines. The company never closes, and hence Dulevo 120 is used by multiple operators for cleaning the production areas as well as maintaining the roadways. CNG (Compressed natural gas) is used

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ASC M5 Cleans A Huge Surface Area Of Bevchain’s Facility In 4 Hours

Posted on Monday, January 7, 2019

ASC M5 Cleans A Huge Surface Area Of Bevchain’s Facility In 4 Hours

Bevchain is one of Australia’s leading Alcohol and beverage distributors employing some 700 staff with over 200 vehicles in 6 states of Australia. Bevchain provides a national tailored supply chain solution for the beverage industry across Australia with a ‘best-in-class’ warehouse and distribution practice. Their local Newcastle Distribution Centre recently took delivery of a ASC Eureka M5 sweeper to eliminate tyre dust created by mobile forklifts and inbound trucks from settling on the stock and in the process making improving air quality in the warehose. Seen here is a battery electric Eureka M5 sweeper that is designed to run for

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Environment Policies Are Met By Nicheliving Using ASC M6 Sweeper To Keep Road ways Clean

Posted on Monday, November 12, 2018

Environment Policies Are Met By Nicheliving Using ASC M6 Sweeper To Keep Road ways Clean

Nicheliving is Perth’s largest affordable home and land developer. With a property portfolio in excess of $400 million, they are a well-established and trusted Western Australian company. They recently purchased a new fully optioned ASC Eureka M6 from our Western Australian facility. The new ASC Eureka M6 is used to keep the roadways clean while construction takes place on major projects. WA is a very sandy place and strict and enforceable environmental rules dictate that all developers keep roadways clean during residential and commercial construction. Ross Sheehan, ASC’s WA manager recently installed and went through onsite maintenance training with Nichelivings staff.

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ASC M6 Managed To Clean The Fine Concrete Dust From XL Precast’s Entire Plant

Posted on Monday, November 5, 2018

ASC M6 Managed To Clean The Fine Concrete Dust From XL Precast’s Entire Plant

XL Precast is a very large and successful pre-cast manufacturer for the building Industry. They recently moved into their new large Yennora (Sydney) facility and required the help of a sweeper company that specializes in the collection of very fine concrete dust. After an initial survey was completed, it was advised that the ASC heavy duty Eureka M6 was the best machine for their needs given that they: 1.Needed a machine they could use constantly 2. Had very fine dust to deal with 3. Needed a machine with the ability to perform tight turns due to volume of mobile traffic on

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Universal Cotton Supplier, Olam Cotton Lowers its Material Handling Costs with an Investment in the ASC M6

Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Universal Cotton Supplier, Olam Cotton Lowers its Material Handling Costs with an Investment in the ASC M6

Olam Cotton, a worldwide supplier of cotton to the textile markets, has purchased an ASC M6 Sweeper to keep their massive Dalby (Qld) facility clean. As local growers, all the cotton collected from their farm needs to be packed in bales prior to being exported around the world. Olam Cotton has a massive warehouse where these cotton bales are stored and packed. The process of storing and packing cotton is a very dusty one. There is a lot of dust that finds its way into the warehouse. This includes farm soil, tyre dust from trucks and forklifts as well as

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Ingham’s, Australia’s Leading Integrated Poultry Producer, has Added the ASC Eureka M6 to its Fleet

Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Ingham’s, Australia’s Leading Integrated Poultry Producer, has Added the ASC Eureka M6 to its Fleet

Ingham’s, Australia’s leading integrated poultry producer has added to its fleet of ASC sweepers by investing in another ASC Eureka M6 for its new $275 Feed Mill located in Murray Bridge, on Adelaide’s outskirts. This is a state of the art, hi tech plant and the ASC Eureka M6 is used both inside and outside to sweep up all the fine dust that is generated from producing chicken feed. The ASC sweeper was commissioned by ASC (SA) Sales Manager Ken Pepyat to very happy staff members.

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Investing in ASC M6 Sweeper Helped Spot on Marine (NT) Decrease Their Cleaning Time by 93%

Posted on Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Investing in ASC M6 Sweeper Helped Spot on Marine (NT) Decrease Their Cleaning Time by 93%

Spot on Marine is a boat lifting and hard stand storage facility based in Darwin, Northern Territory. Spot on Marine (NT) provide services to the local and international boating community. Their services include aluminium and steel fabricating, water and abrasive blasting, travel lift and soda blasting. They also offer use of a new Roodberg, a 60 ton boat hauling trailer for catamarans and all boats to 60 tons no matter how wide. Their owner, Michael Onn recently invested in a ASC Heavy Duty Mach 6 sweeper to maintain the hard stand areas that they have. Having such a big concrete hardstand

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CDM Logistics Gets Another Sweeper for its Queensland Warehouse ASC Eureka M6 At CDM Logistic’s Facility 1

Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2018

CDM Logistics Gets Another Sweeper for its Queensland Warehouse ASC Eureka M6 At CDM Logistic’s Facility 1

CDM Logistics is a consortium of four regional carriers providing logistics and warehousing facilities across Australia. They include the large and very familiar carriers: 1. Ablett’s Transport P/L 2. Greenfreight (owned by the Green family) 3. Wickham Freight Lines 4. Thompsons Transport P/L. The company was established in December 1995 to bring together in a structured manner, the resources, abilities and experiences of regional transport operators. Collectively, they offer Australian companies a national transport service with individual customer service from a regional carrier. CDM has many large warehouse operations around Australia. Given the volume of freight that is moved on

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Materials In The Raw Trusted ASC to Make Their Yards Dust Free & Keep Environmental & OHS Policies In Check

Posted on Monday, August 13, 2018

Materials In The Raw Trusted ASC to Make Their Yards Dust Free & Keep Environmental & OHS Policies In Check

Materials In The Raw are a Sydney Landscaping supply specialists. Established at Casula in 1988 as a bulk materials distributor reselling sand, soil, gravel and mulches, Material In The Raw has grown through acquisition of other similar businesses and the opening of new outlets in strategic locations. They sell bricks, blocks, sand, aggregate, pebbles, soil, pavers, retaining walls, wall cladding, mulch, decorative screens, vertical gardens, garden edging, cement bagged product and tools to assist with improving outdoor areas. They recently took possession of an ASC M6 sweeper for their large Sydney DC centre. The yard gets very dusty and the ASC Eureka

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Furnware Dorset Trust ASC Eureka M5 Sweeper to Keep Their Warehouse Clean

Posted on Monday, August 13, 2018

Furnware Dorset Trust ASC Eureka M5 Sweeper to Keep Their Warehouse Clean

Furnware Dorset designs cabinetry, kitchen and furniture products around human form, movement and needs, to create truly organic living spaces perfect for everyday. They work with soulful architects and inspiring interior designers on residential and commercial projects. They also deliver a large collection of components to cabinet makers, joiners, furniture manufacturers and shop fitters. Seen here is a new ASC Eureka M5 battery electric sweeper in use at their large Prestons (NSW) Distribution centre. ASC Sales Manager Jason Frendo delivered the cleaning machine and inducted all operators on the use of the machine. The ASC sweeper ensures that all Furnware Dorset

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Buckeridge Group of Companies (WA) Trusts ASC M6 to Clean Their Busy Plant That Runs 6 Days A Week.

Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Buckeridge Group of Companies (WA) Trusts ASC M6 to Clean Their Busy Plant That Runs 6 Days A Week.

BGC is the largest plaster and cement sheet manufacturer in Western Australia. The company is also a very large employer in WA and is a strong symbol of quality. Recently, their fiber cement production facility replaced their old ASC sweeper with a new ASC Eureka M6 diesel operated fully optioned machine. The ASC M6 is used to clean the whole plant, which runs 6 days per week. It can take as long as 8 hours to clean, but the ASC M6 is more than perfect for the job. It easily picks up cement and tyre dust on open concrete and

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Hutchinson Builders Experience the Multi-purpose Uses of the ASC Eureka M6

Posted on Monday, July 30, 2018

Hutchinson Builders Experience the Multi-purpose Uses of the ASC Eureka M6

Hutchinson Builders, a large Australian construction company, recently took possession of a heavy-duty ASC M6 sweeper for one of their Brisbane CBD project developments. The ASC M6 pictured here is used to sweep the roads. The machine picks up cement dust up to 5 cm high as well as rocks. By sweeping up this construction material, it eliminates the build-up of swirling dust from blowing around the worksite and makes OH&S work practices much easier to manage. The introduction of the ASC M6 sweeper has delivered continued compliance to EPA dust control targets to which Hutchinson’s Builders strictly adhere. Additionally,

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Cameron Interstate Becomes a Happy Client of ASC

Posted on Sunday, February 4, 2018

Cameron Interstate Becomes a Happy Client of ASC

Established in 1975, Cameron Interstate is a leading Australian transport company that specializes in freight services in the industrial and retail sectors. The company was in the market to purchase an industrial sweeper, and after evaluating their options, decided that the ASC Eureka M6 sweeper was the best machine to meet their specific needs. Cameron Interstate Transport selected the ASC Eureka M6 because it dwarfed all other competitors in terms of running cost. The transport industry works off very tight margins, so their decision to choose the ASC Eureka M6 was driven by the whole life costs of the machine

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