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The Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Advantage of Industrial Vacuum Cleaners

October 20, 2016   10:09 am
Cost Benefit Analysis Concept With Target Pin Marker
The sticker price for an industrial vacuum cleaner is considerably higher than the sticker price of a mop or a broom. That’s a pretty obvious statement — while the vacuum may cost a couple thousand dollars, you can pick up a mop or a broom for a couple hundred, or even less. But the sticker […] Read More   >

Myth Busters: Explosion-Proof Vacuums

October 10, 2016   10:40 am
Nilfisk’s Myth Buster series continues here with understanding Explosion-Proof Vacuums. View the video here! _____________________ Myth: “Explosion-proof” is a buzzword that any manufacturer can use to describe its products. Fact: Vacuum cleaners and other electrical equipment must meet specific requirements and go through a regulated testing process to be certified “explosion proof.” This is one […] Read More   >

Visit Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums Booth NC-309 at IMTS 2016

September 12, 2016   8:53 am
Nilfisk Industrial Vacuums kicks off the fall trade show season this week in the Windy City! Stop by booth NC-309 at the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) to learn about our complete line of industrial vacuum solutions for shop maintenance, metalworking processing and combustible dust. Can’t make it to the show? Visit for more information. Read More   >

New Combustible Dust Brochure Available

August 5, 2016   9:30 am
EXP brochure
Want to keep your facility safe and rid of combustible dust hazards? Download our latest brochure update to understand how to”Safely Collect Combustible Dust with Certified Explosion-Proof and NFPA-Complaint Vacuums.” To request a free copy please email us at For more information on combustible dust contact your local Nilfisk sales representative, view our other blog posts […] Read More   >

5 Pitfalls of Selecting a Low-Quality Vacuum for Your Industrial Application

June 16, 2016   9:00 am
Business Acronym Copq Cost Of Poor Quality
Many people have the misconception that a vacuum is a vacuum — as long as it picks up dirt effectively, you’re good to go. If you’re buying a vacuum for your home, this idea probably won’t lead you too far astray. But, if you’re selecting a vacuum for an industrial setting, the quality of that […] Read More   >
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