Johnston Sweepers has recently done some market research in the operated hire market. This is a very competitive area, where hourly rates are low in comparison to similar services which cost about the same to operate directly.
However it seems quality is still high on the agenda, with many suppliers maintaining their sweepers to the highest standard and insisting on using the best equipment. For most that means Johnston Sweepers. Research found that some 70% of operated hire companies promote the fact that they operate a fleet of Johnston sweepers. However, in reality, not all of them do. When a Johnston sweeper leaves the factory every single component has been designed or sourced by Johnston engineers to ensure it operates at optimum level. Spurious parts suppliers however supply parts that fit Johnston machines, some of which may even look like the original component; but research shows that they are unlikely to deliver the performance of the original components or supply the results expected from a Johnston sweeper. …Read More