Archive | Truck Scales

AZ Dept. of Weight and Measures has Increased the Frequency of Scale Inspections

As of July 1, 2016 the Arizona Department of Weights and Measures officially became a component of the Department of Agriculture. This is a very common structure that is used by many other states in our nation, including nearly all of our adjoining states. At Southwestern Scale Company we have seen an increase in the […]

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You Won’t Want to Miss These Iconic Truck Stops in America

For more than 60 years, truck stops have lined America’s Interstate System, providing weary trucker drivers with a place of respite. These stops are as varied in size as they are amenities. Today, truck stops offer showers, restaurants, shops, arcade centers, theaters, amusement rides, hotel rooms, and so much more. You can even find some […]

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What Are the Best Truck Scales to Buy?

When it comes to weighing trucks, close enough, isn’t good enough. Accuracy is key! Equally important is efficiency, durability, and dependability. You want to make sure it is lasts long-term. A truck scale lacking any of these benefits will negatively affect your business and your bottom line. This makes purchasing the right truck scale imperative. […]

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Installation of a Combination Truck/Rail Scale Into an Existing Pit

THE PROBLEM A prominent company in the minerals sector, operating in Arizona, had a mechanical, concrete deck, combination truck and rail scale that needed to be replaced. The scale was in very poor condition and was beyond repair The deck was deteriorating and could no longer be “temporarily repaired” The mechanical suspension exhibited excessive corrosion, […]

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Begin the New Year With Southwestern Scale Co., Inc.

  Southwestern Scale Company, Inc. Loader Scales Weight data is used to monitor many functions within an operation which, if used properly, will improve processes and efficiency, as well as improve safety. Counting Scales Call us today to schedule an appointment to discuss your new year’s improvement plans. (602) 243-3951 www.SWSCALE.com Crane Scales Ring in […]

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Today is National Tradesmen Day!

Honoring the Southwestern Scale Team on National Tradesmen Day! Today is National Tradesmen Day! At Southwestern Scale we want to honor all of the hard working & dedicated men & women that keep us running strong.  We honor our own team of tradesmen & send a shout out to all of you too! It’s your […]

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#1 Truck Scale in Arizona

The SIDEWINDER from Southwestern Scale is the single most widely used truck scale in the state of Arizona. We are proud of this #1 status. But perhaps you are wondering how this has been achieved? Well, there are several factors that create this quality low-profile haul truck scale.  First of all, we give credit to […]

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A Walk Down Memory Lane

When dedicated, hardworking family men come together with a vision they can achieve great success. Sounds like an encouraging headline for a motivational speaker or life coach, right? Well, this is actually a description of the men that founded Southwestern Scale Company.  A family owned business that began in the late 1940’s is now proudly […]

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Weighing Systems: Service is Key

Southwestern Scale Company, Inc. knows how important a weighing system is to any company and this is why we has MORE equipment and experience to keep your scale maintained and calibrated! Service is the single most important offering a scale company provides customers that depend on their Weighing Systems every day. Up-time is the key to […]

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