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Articles pertaining to the Winter Equipment Company news, snow removal technologies, and events in the municipal snow removal community.

How to Keep Your Snowplow On the Road For Years

One of the easiest yet most impactful tactics you can implement as part of your snow and ice removal strategy is regularly scheduled maintenance. Maintenance will reduce the chances of breakdowns during the season and will give way to significant cost savings. Educate yourself and your snow removal team about the tenets of maintenance. Here are a few key best practices.

This entry was posted in blades, Informative, maintenance, plow on December 13, 2017 by admin

Snow & Ice Storm 2015

The snow & ice storm of 2015 was one of the worst ice/snow storms hit the south and east side of the United States leaving over 300,000 people without power. Damage was done mostly in the south but the east was also severely affected.

This entry was posted in damages, freezing rain, ice, ice storms, Informative, storm, worst storms, south snow, winter on May 16, 2017 by ttopping

10 Ways To Naturally Melt Snow & Ice This Winter

An unfortunate environmentally damaging, but popular, practice every winter is to disperse rock salt (or sodium chloride) over driveways and sidewalks to melt ice. It's a cheap, speedy method...but at what "price"?

This entry was posted in ice, Informative, melt, Uncategorized, snow, winter on February 8, 2017 by admin

The Weight is Over

During the 2015/2016 season we shipped over 4,000 system crates to customers across the United States. With each crate weighing an average of 500 pounds; we manufactured, packaged, and delivered about 2,000,000 pounds of cutting edges last season. That's equivalent to 2,000 killer whales... whoa.

This entry was posted in blade, blades, cutting, cutting edge, cutting edges, edge, snowplow, snowplow blades, System, systems, wear part, wear parts, Announcements, parts, plow, snow, snowplow blade, wear, winter on November 1, 2016 by admin

Website Updates

Our sales and marketing team have made quite a few revisions to the flow of the website. Our goals are to create a simpler buying experience. We want to educate users with any knowledge on snow removal, and promote smart purchasing in the industry.

This entry was posted in bits, blade, blades, cutting, cutting edge, cutting edges, edge, edges, equipment, find your system, removal, snow plow, snow removal, snowplow, Website, Announcements, bit, plow, snow, winter, winter equipment, winter equipment co, winter equipment company on October 1, 2016 by admin

Clearing the Air

Welding is who we are. Blades, guards... you name it. Our proprietary weld process is what sets us apart in the industry.

This entry was posted in air, air quality, company, employee, employees, equipment, quality, update, welder, Announcements, weld, welding, winter, winter equipment on September 1, 2016 by admin

Spot The Dot

We here at Winter Equipment always strive to have the best safety programs to keep our employees safe.

This entry was posted in company, employee, employees, equipment, Informative, safety, winter, winter equipment, winter equipment company on July 26, 2016 by admin

Spring Road Maintenance

Are your roads ready for summer? Accumulated snow and ice, the thaw spring brings on and seasonal rains can cause problems for our roads. As we recover from the winter, here are some maintenance items on your roads that may need repair:

This entry was posted in Informative, removal, road, road maintenance, snow plow, snow removal, snowplow, maintenance, plow, snow, spring road maintenance on July 14, 2016 by admin

El Niño

"El Niño is a complex and naturally occurring weather pattern that results when ocean temperatures in the Pacific Ocean near the equator vary from the norm. The phenomenon typically occurs every two to seven years. The 2015-2016 El Niño, however, is being called a "super" El Niño, the worst in 15 years," according to Phys.org.

This entry was posted in removal, snow removal, snowplow, weather, Announcements, plow, snow, winter on March 11, 2016 by admin

Bikes For Kids

The time of year has come again when Winter Equipment works with The Salvation Army to provide bicycles and donations to children and families around Lake County, Ohio. “Santa’s Bikes for Kids” is a fundraiser that was organized by Winter Equipment Owner, Kent Winter. He is heavily involved in charities around the area and this one continues to be a great success. 2015 marks the 7th year of supporting this charity.

This entry was posted in army, bike, bikes, bikes for kids, charity, christmas, company, equipment, for, kids, salvation, Announcements, salvation army, winter, winter equipment, winter equipment company on January 4, 2016 by admin
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