vacuum trucks

A group safety training going over septic pump trucks

5 Ways to Improve Employee Safety Training

By Rhiannon / November 23, 2021 /

Keeping employees motivated and engaged with safety training is extremely important. If someone slips up or shows even a little bit of complacency, it can put your whole team at risk for an accident or an injury. Not only is this bad for business, it is extremely dangerous. Safety, on any job site, should be…

A city worker operates a vacuum truck

6 Things to Look Out For When Buying Used Items

By Rhiannon / October 15, 2021 /

When it comes to purchasing used equipment, many are looking to save a dollar here and there and cut back on costs. For example, this might be an option if you are just starting out in the business and can’t afford a huge investment right out of the gate, or if you are looking for…

Vacuum trucks in Flowmark warehouse being worked on

6 Helpful Tips to Keep in Mind When Looking for Vacuum Trucks for Sale

By Rhiannon / September 15, 2021 /

If you are looking to get started in the vacuum truck business, but you aren’t sure where to start, let us help you! When browsing through vacuum trucks for sale, it is important to remember that you are making an investment for your business and your future.  When purchasing a machine of this size and…

White truck being worked on and turned into vacuum truck at Flowmark warehouse in Kansas City

How to Properly Maintain Your Industrial Vacuum Truck

By Rhiannon / July 14, 2021 /

Your industrial vacuum truck is the cornerstone of your business. It is the lifeline that keeps you on the road and working, and in turn, money moving through your account. So it’s only obvious that protecting and maintaining your key tool is incredibly essential – we here at Flowmark know this better than anyone.  So…

Multiple trucks all being worked on and manufactured into vacuum trucks at Flowmark KC

Finding the Right Vacuum Truck for Your Needs

By Rhiannon / June 30, 2021 /

  When starting off in this line of work, it can be a bit of a daunting task trying to figure out which equipment to purchase and what is best for what you want to do. After all, a vacuum truck is a big investment and you need to make sure you’re getting the right…

Red and white vacuum trucks being worked on and put together at FlowMark in Kansas City

How FlowMark KC Stands Out in The Vacuum Truck Industry

By Rhiannon / June 18, 2021 /

  For a tough industry, you have to have a tough truck – one that is reliable and able to put in not only the miles, but is also going to stand up and last through every messy, difficult job you encounter. Whether you are a septic servicer, an airport pit cleaner, work in grease…

World-class Vacuum Trucks and MORE! 

By Rhiannon / March 19, 2021 /

FlowMark builds world-class vacuum trucks: septic service trucks, grease trap service trucks, car wash pit service trucks, portable restroom service trucks, and more. But did you know that we do much more than vacuum trucks? FlowMark belongs to a family of brands dedicated to building high-quality vacuum trucks, aircraft refueling equipment, high-rail equipment, and vacuum…

Safety Features on your Vacuum Truck 

By Rhiannon / February 19, 2021 /

It is important to keep in mind safety for your drivers and those around when ordering/budgeting for a new vacuum truck or portable restroom service truck.    We have several items that we recommend when spec’ing out your vacuum truck build:    Backup Cameras  Some chassis we can factory order with a factory-installed backup camera,…

FlowMark Vacuum Trucks in Kansas City

By Rhiannon / January 27, 2021 /

FlowMark Vacuum Trucks and KC Tank is the nation’s largest source of in-stock vacuum tanks, chassis, and complete vacuum trucks. Let us discuss a little more about who we are and what we do here at FlowMark Vacuum Trucks and KC Tank.    In our assembly shop, we assemble anything from small, non-CDL, portable restroom…

How to Choose Proper Vacuum Tank Size 

By Rhiannon / January 14, 2021 /

When choosing a vacuum tank size for septic pumping, grease trap pumping, car wash pit pumping, or other industrial vacuum tank jobs, there are several factors to consider. Septic tank size, route density, proximity to dump site, local DOT requirements, CDL or non CDL drivers, GVW of chassis, and cost.    In your region, what…