Certified Cirus Control Systems

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7165 Boone Avenue N
Suite 190
Minneapolis, MN
United States

It’s simple. At Certified Cirus Control Systems you partner with people who know the snow and ice business. And we know how to manufacture controls that help you provide more effective winter maintenance services. Whether that’s a spreader control for more precise application, a proportional plow control with versatile configurations, or an advanced telematics system that’s easy to use, our systems help make your job easier.

Certified Cirus core products for the winter maintenance industry include:

  • Hydraulic systems

  • Electronic spreader controls

  • Proportional plow controls

  • Telematics systems

Our products suit a number of applications:

  • Snow and ice patrol trucks

  • One-ton plow trucks

  • Airport and multi-function trucks

  • Sanitation and leaf collection trucks

  • Road-surface and vegetation spraying vehicles

  • Expert service. Every time.

When you call Certified Cirus Control Systems, our designers and engineers answer the phone. That’s why you get more than customer service. You get technical expertise and a responsive, knowledgeable answer delivered by personnel with over 90 years of combined experience in designing, engineering and manufacturing snowfighting control systems.

Your operations. Our focus.

Bottom line? We deliver value. That means your winter maintenance operations are the core of our concern. That’s why when you partner with Certified Cirus, you get superior customer service, trusted partner relationships and advanced technical knowledge from an experienced company that provides design, engineering, manufacturing, installation and maintenance.



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