History

  • 1979
    Scarab Sweepers Founded
  • 1980
    The Scarab MK.1 mechanical road sweeper with donkey engine introduced. A lombardini engine was used to power hydraulics.
  • 1984
    The Scarab Minor based on the Multicar M25 chassis was introduced.
  • 1988
    The Scarab Major 3000 our first Single-engine hydrostatic truck-mounted sweeper.
  • 1991
    The Scarab "Hydrostatic" Minor was introduced with Ford Engine and Ford Running Gear on a Scarab Chassis.
  • 1992
    The Scarab Major 7000 introduced on DAF 50 Chassis.
  • 1993
    By now the Major products were built on a wide choice of chassis - Iveco, Daf, Volvo, Mercedes etc.
  • 1996
    The Scarab Euro Minor was launched. Now using a VW Diesel engine to power the sweeper and sweep gear.
  • 1997
    The Scarab Unidrive models were launched known as the Scarab Maxim.
  • 1999
    The Scarab Monic was launched, a sweeper built on a Isuzu chassis.
    The Scarab Merlin and Magnum range were introduced with redesigned hopper for better suction and performance.
  • 2001
    The Scarab Minor Hydrostatic now fitted with a Euro 3 VM engine along with simplified hydraulics.
    The Scarab Magnum Plus was launched, our largest sweeper with options such as rear suction nozzles.
  • 2003
    The Scarab Mistral - auxiliary engine sweeper launched.
    CANbus was introduced to the truck-mount range of sweepers.
  • 2006
    Scarab M6 Skid Mountable road sweeper goes in to production.
  • 2010
    CANbus 3 Launched.
  • 2011
    Scarab becomes a subsidiary of the Fayat Group.
  • 2013
    Scarab Magnum Titanium model released.
  • 2015
    The Scarab M25H a major redesign based on the Scarab Minor.
    The Scarab M65T Twin Drive Truck Mounted Road Sweeper is launched.
  • 2019
    Scarab celebrates 40 years of building road sweepers.