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Sweeprite Signs California-based Sweeper Works as Newest U.S. Dealer


Sweeprite, a Merit Manufacturing Company, is pleased to announce a formal marketing, sales and service agreement with Sweeper Works of San Jose, California.

Merit Manufacturing, Inc. – April, 2021
Breslau, Ontario Canada

Mr. Colin Zhao, President of Sweeprite is pleased to announce our formal representation agreement with Mr. Eddie Salcedo, President of Sweeper Works of San Jose, California.

Mr. Salcedo will represent Sweeprite in both the California and Arizona sweeper markets. Sweeper Works will also provide parts, general maintenance and warranty services to Sweeprite's growing legacy fleet operating in the Western USA.

Mr. Salcedo brings to the Sweeprite team decades of experience in the California power sweeping industry. He began his career with a well known manufacturer of air sweeping machines. In 2016, Eddie opened his own sweeper repair and maintenance service firm.

Sweeper Works Announcement Mr. Salcedo is a well-respected member of the North American power sweeping industry. He is known for his extraordinary depth of knowledge in both broom and air power sweeping technologies. Eddie and the Sweeper Works team specialize in all forms of sweeper maintenance. Their tireless focus on providing the very best in customer service is legendary in our industry and we're proud to have them on board.

In response to recent changes to California Air Resources Board's pollution regulations, the team at Sweeper Works is upgrading older Diesel road sweepers manufactured prior to 2005 with new gasoline powered chassis. They have demonstrated truly extraordinary skill in performing these conversions.

If you're looking for either a new Sweeprite non-CDL Husky S2 or a four hydraulic pump Bison S3 sweeper, please contact Mr. Eddie Salcedo at:

Sweeper Works
336 E. Gish Road
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: 408-436-5400

Sweeprite is a division of Merit Manufacturing Inc. We proudly manufacture and assemble our sweepers in Breslau, Ontario, Canada.

For further information, please contact Dario Manti at


Sweeprite is owned by Merit Manufacturing Inc., a world class laser cutting, metal forming and fabricating company based in Kitchener, Ontario, which is about 1 hour west of Toronto.

Les"Over the years Sweeprite may have changed owners and names but its employees have always embraced the philosophy set out by our founding President, Mr. Les Hulicsko," says Dario Manti, Sweeprite's International Sales Manager. Hulicsko was recipient of the 2015 WorldSweeper/World Sweeping Association's Award of Excellence in Power Sweeping. Continues Manti, "Les taught us to always place our customer's needs first – and to build one tough mechanical street sweeper!"

1990s Sweeprite There are still scores of Sweeprite, Python and Superior Roads sweepers in service across North America. Sweeprite's legacy fleet can be found cleaning the roads around Canada's largest National Park, beachside parks in Fort Meyers, Florida, long stretches of dusty highway in Arizona and keeping up with traffic while cleaning the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City.

We now offer digital cameras, one-button automation, high output LED lighting, in-cab brush controls, our exclusive "Sweeprite Water Saver System," air conditioning and a host of other operator comfort and efficiency features.

All diesel power plants meet the latest pollution control requirements. We also strive to keep operational cost low and affordable. Many wear components are off-the-shelf items and a strong aftermarket also continues to support our legacy fleet."

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