Standard Equipment Blog

What is Econinfused Technology?

Technology delivers increased fuel efficiency, reduced CO2 emissions, and reduced noise Elgin, Ill., Aug. 22, 2012—Federal Signal Corporation’s Environmental Solutions Group today announced an initiative to develop and deploy environmentally sustainable products that...

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Public Works — The Unsung Heroes

It is unfortunate that these unsung heroes of public works do not get the recognition they deserve. The typical taxpayer’s perception of public works employees is that they don't do much of anything. But this is because so much goes right most of the time. It is a...

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What Are Core Values?

Our core values are those values which form the foundation on which we perform, work, and conduct ourselves. Core values are traits or qualities that are worthwhile. They represent our highest priorities, beliefs, and core, fundamental driving forces. Core...

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The Influence of a Good Teacher can Never be Erased

(This article by Denny Danko was first published in September 2011) Depend on Us! It’s a slammin’ catch-phrase, and it looks good embroidered on a shirt or a cap. Our company believes in it and wants our customers to believe in it. But, until the concept...

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Depend On Us Best Practices

Cleanliness We all want a safe and clean place to work and we ask everyone’s cooperation in keeping our facility clean and orderly. Please pitch in to do your part! Security All Advisors, Techs, and Foremen! Make sure customers remove their belongings and accessories...

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The Power of Negativity

There’s a saying that one negative person can influence 10 positive people. Then wouldn't the reverse be true? Can 10 positive people influence one negative person? Seems that this is not usually the case. The power of negativity is strong and compelling....

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Elgin Sweeper Celebrates 100 Years

ELGIN, Ill. (March 20, 2014) – This year, Elgin Sweeper, the leading manufacturer of street sweepers for general street maintenance, special industrial and airport applications, celebrates 100 years in business. As one of the most enduring brands in North...

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Most Challenging Work Environments in the World — Part 2

This article originally appeared at soneticscorp.com In part one, we looked at five of the most challenging work environments, including underground, in space, on the ocean, on the farm, and in prison. While “most challenging” is often a matter of perspective, we...

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