Past Issue

Computer Systems

12/03/13

 

WashCard Systems
Centerville, Minnesota

A leader in card activation technology for over 23 years, WashCard is a provider of cashless payment systems which focus on consumer convenience with the ability to link multiple locations together and simplify prepaid, fleet programs, and marketing with the management center and reporting metrics. Developed for both car wash and coin laundry industries.

What’s New/Best Seller • The Evolution Series, low cost and convenient solutions.

Advantages/Features • The WashCard System can be integrated across multiple locations, multiple services, and multiple equipment manufacturers. Used in both new construction and retrofit projects, WashCard provides a complete solution for owners that are looking to simplify their marketing efforts through a single unified customer loyalty program.

Contact • WashCard Systems, 2005 Gateway Circle, Centerville, MN 55038.  Toll free: (888) 439-5740 x100. E-mail: info@washcard.com.

Website: www.washcard.com


Auto Data, Inc.
Atlanta, GA

Auto Data has supplied POS software and computer systems to the car care industry for over 28 years. Complete cash control, customer history, and inventory control capabilities are built right into the basic POS package.

What’s New/Best Seller • CashTrackerSM, Tunnel Logic,® and IncomeMax.

Advantages/Features • CashTracker software is specifically designed for the express wash concept. Tunnel Logic is a state of the art PLC-based tunnel controller featuring Schneider Electric’s M340. CashTracker offers specific express car wash sales and cash reporting, and features robust two-way communications with Hamilton’s HTK auto cashier.

Tunnel Logic is programmable via a Windows graphical user interface. Anyone can program the PLC — no user manual is required. It delivers mission critical reliability without the dependency of a regular computer. A touchscreen station comes standard for the tunnel entry, which is also easily programmable via a Windows computer.

Customer/Operator Support • Tunnel Logic includes a 1-yearwarranty on parts and labor as well as toll-free technical support. POS software support and updates vary based on the options chosen.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • Auto Data Inc., 5825 Glenridge Dr. NE, Bldg. 1, Ste.100, Atlanta, GA 30328. Toll free: (800) 767-7580  Fax: (404) 256-5654.  E-mail: sales@autodatainc.com.  Website: www.autodatainc.com.

 


Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.
Holland, OH

Hamilton Manufacturing is an industry leader in the development, manufacturing, and support of automated point-of-sale transaction systems, data access networks, and token/change machines. Hamilton Manufacturing has been in business since 1921 and in the car wash industry for over 30 years. Hamilton products are designed and built to improve customer convenience and loyalty, while offering contemporary technology and durability.

What’s New/Best Seller • Hamilton Transaction Kiosk.

Advantages/Features •  The Hamilton Transaction Kiosk (HTK) is a point-of-sale transaction system offering convenience, security, and increased marketing capabilities in one machine. The HTK offers access via the Internet to view and print audit reports, clear soft errors, change prices, and display messages. Added security features such as a high security door, password protection, heavy duty interior and exterior locks, a security camera, and a separate locked chamber offer unattended car wash owners peace of mind. The display on the HTK is ideal for promoting other areas of the car wash owner’s business and allows for promotional messages and custom graphics as well as video capabilities. The HTK’s features can be customized to meet individual needs. Available features include touchscreen, bar code reader, custom graphics, voice and videos, and a dual bill dispenser.

Contact •  Hamilton Manufacturing Corp., 1026 Hamilton Drive, Holland, OH 43528. Toll free: (888) 723-4858. Fax: (419) 867-4850. E-mail: sales@hamiltonmfg.com.  Website: www.hamiltonmfg.com.

 


Micrologic Associates
Randolph, New Jersey

Micrologic Associates is a leader in the sale, installation, service, and support of point-of-sale systems, controllers, and auto payment machines for car wash and quick-lube facilities. The company provides easy-to-use solutions ranging from wireless hand-held devices, conventional touchscreen point-of-sale computers, and controllers tailoredto a wash’s specific requirements.

What’s New/Best Seller • Logic POS.

Advantages/Features • Logic POS provides cash management, instant credit clearing (to any processor), labor management, VIP/fleet management, customer tracking, as well as an unlimited wash program with credit card on file in the base software package. The system can interface with most tunnel controllers and can replicate the data from multiple sites for consolidated reporting and transferring of customer information. From any Internet browser, owners/operators can view live data, run reports, check timecard activity, and modify services.

Customer/Operator Support • A variety of support programs ensure maximum performance and longevity.

Contact • Micrologic Associates, 111 Canfield Avenue, Randolph, NJ 07869. (973) 598-0808. Fax: (973) 598-8969. Website: www.micrologic.net.


Innovative Control Systems Inc.
Wind Gap, Pennsylvania

ICS is an industry-leading provider of business solutions in the car wash industry. The company’s mission is to help car wash operators build successful businesses through advanced control products and management solutions. ICS offers solutions for all segments of the car wash industry: conveyors, in-bay automatics, and self-service.

What’s New/Best Seller • Tunnel Master® wbc.

Advantages/Features • Tunnel controllers no longer just turn relays on and off. Contact ICS to learn how the Tunnel Master wbc can help improve cleaning, provide a better customer experience, save utility and maintenance costs, and extend the life of tunnel equipment.

Contact • Innovative Control Systems Inc., 1349 Jacobsburg Road, Wind Gap, PA 18091. (610) 881-8000. Toll free: (800) 642-9396. E-mail: info@washnet.com. Website: www.icscarwashsystems.com.


WashGear LLC
Grand Junction, Colorado

WashGear manufactures credit card systems for the self serve and automatic car wash industries.

What’s New/Best Seller • The CardMate Car Wash Activation System.

Advantages/Features • The CardMate Car Wash Activation System comes in three models: self-serve, Hamilton (retrofit kit), and Unitec (retrofit kit). CardWorks software is PCI and PA-DSS compliant. The system provides instant credit card authorization and fleet and gift card management all in one package. The terminals support all major credit cards and WashGear fleet and gift cards.

Customer/Operator Support • Nationwide distributor network and toll-free support.

Contact • WashGear LLC, P.O. Box 1466, Grand Junction, CO 81502. Toll free: (888) 827-9473. Website: www.washgear.com.


Unitec
Elkridge, Maryland

Unitec develops and manufactures automatic payment stations for unattended car washes. Its technology enables car washes to run 24/7, helping owners increase revenue and improve their marketing at the same time. Unitec’s line of reliable products include the Sentinel, Portal TI, C-Start, Wash Select II, Wash Select II POS, WashPay, and EZ Trak.

What’s New/Best Seller • C-Start cashless payment system.

Advantages/Features • C-Start is a cashless unit, which was developed specifically for the C-Store sector to help businesses grow and maximize opportunities to boost revenue. C-Start is ideal for the business owner who wants to streamline payment processes while offering comprehensive customer loyalty and marketing programs.

Contact • Unitec, 7125 Troy Hill Drive, Elkridge, MD 21075. (443) 561-1200. Fax: (410) 579-6825. Website: www.StartwithUnitec.com.


eGenuity LLC
Monroe, Indiana

eGenuity’s POS offers a fully integrated system for the car wash (ezWash), quick lube (eLube), and repair shop (ezWrench) industries. Features include gift cards, loyalty rewards program, auto-recharge subscriptions, remote access, vehicle and customer tracking, fleet management, RFID, and self-service kiosk integration. eGenuity covers every aspect of the wash, lube, and repair business.

What’s New/Best Seller • Integrated iPod, iPad, and Android tablets.

Advantages/Features • Update your store and utilize the latest wireless technology. Scan barcodes, swipe credit cards, and make transaction times faster with iPod and iPad attachments.

Customer/Operator Support • eGenuity offers support seven days a week. Updates are included at no extra cost.

Price • Affordable pricing available upon request.

Contact • eGenuity LLC., 134 E Jackson St,. Monroe, IN 46772. Toll free: (800) 296-0177. E-mail: sales@egenuity.com. Website: www.egenuity.com.


Tommy Car Wash Systems
Holland, Michigan

Tommy Car Wash Systems manufacturers and installs high-end stainless steel car washing equipment and pre-engineered car wash buildings. Patented round arches and building design appeal to customers as a safe, friendly environment with a high-tech integrated control system.

What’s New/Best Seller • Tommy Premium Advantage Controller. 

Advantages/Features • The Tommy wash control system incorporates unique technologies and functions designed for energy efficiency and ease of operations. The user-friendly touchscreen interface makes it easy to learn and modify the system without knowing complex codes. You can quickly and easily make changes to your settings from any computer, even off site. Features include: industrial grade PLC; automatic stagger start of large motors reducing energy consumption; averaged washed rate logic provides a true vehicle washed pacing; chemical saving programing; easy VFD management; text message alerts; garage door and lighting control; multiple security login levels; motor control center is integrated into a single panel; and integration with most point of sale systems.

Price • Starting at $6,250 for a 24-function controller and free 24-hour controller support.

Contact • Tommy Car Wash Systems, 581 Ottawa Ave., Suite 300, Holland, MI 49423. (616) 494-0411. E-mail: sales@tommycarwash.com. Website: www.tommycarwash.com.


IDX Inc. El
Dorado, Arkansas

IDX manufactures electronic devices that solve problems. The following are available from IDX Authorized Distributors and OEM’s: X10; MA800; Xeptors®; X-Mark®, the only security tokens with no cross play; Wickets SV site specific cashless cards; Wickets NTS account base cashless system; MX48 multi-color foam controller; display timers with multi-timer features; retrofit-able electronic rotary switches (PS200); and Zolar the ultimate freeze controller.

What’s New/Best Seller • N1 VPOS Credit Card Solution.

Advantages/Features • The IDX N1 VPOS credit card solution gives a wash owner many new features and does not require a computer on site or a costly high-speed Internet connection. The main features: owner can select their own merchant provider; multiple timer interface count down; multi-increment pricing; count up; free e-receipt; and free status alerts via text and e-mail. The updated credit card solution puts mobile payment acceptance in a wash via NFC.

Customer/Operator Support • Support is available through any of the 150 IDX worldwide distributors.

Price • Price is available through any IDX authorized distributor, OEM, or online.

Contact • IDX Inc., 400 West Cedar St, El Dorado, AR 71730. Toll free: (800) 643-1109. E-mail: mike.oliver@idxinc.com. Website: www.idxinc.com.


Integrated Services Inc.
Portland, Oregon

Integrated Services Inc. (ISI) is the maker of LubeSoft® and WashSoft®—leading point-of-sale software systems for the fast lube and car wash industries. On-site installation and training, and the highest level of customer service are included with purchase.

What’s New/Best Seller • Mobile Greeter.

Advantages/Features • Mobile Greeter on the iPad works with either Carfax QuickVIN or bluetooth scanning to instantly acquire vehicle VIN with year, make, and model. Greet your customer by name, review service history, and add services to the work order from anywhere on your property. Welcome your customers from the comfort of their own car.

Customer/Operator Support • ISI technical support is available over 100 hours a week.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • Integrated Services Inc., 15115 SW Sequoia Parkway, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97224. Toll free: (800) 922-3099. Fax: (503) 968-9100. E-mail: isi@ints.com. Website: www.ints.com.


Carolina Pride Carwash Inc.
Roxboro, North Carolina

Mercury Global Vision is an all-in-one solution for the management and operation of a car wash business. The system processes transactions on wash bays, automatics, vacuums, and is managed through an easy-to-use web interface.

What’s New/Best Seller • Mercury Global Vision.

Advantages/Features • Accept a variety of payment types on wash bays, automatics, and vacuums. Web-based logon with account management, device configuration, and advanced reporting supports multiple locations (wash cards usable at any car wash location). Customers can log in online to see their balances and transaction history. Two editions are available: Standalone and Cloud. The standalone edition includes a single self-contained touchscreen computer that acts as the car wash controller. All software runs locally on the standalone machine and is not accessible outside the car wash. The standalone edition is great for small car washes that would like to take advantage of car wash management features on a smaller scale. The cloud edition includes an on-site computer for processing car wash transactions and cloud-hosted car wash management system accessible from anywhere. The cloud edition allows for multiple car wash locations to be managed with one system. Wash customers can also log in online and manage their wash card account.

Price • Request a quote online at www.carolinapridedirect.com or call toll free.

Contact • Carolina Pride Carwash Inc., 417 S. Madison Blvd., P.O. Box 488, Roxboro, NC 27573. Toll free: (800) 421-5119. Fax: (336) 597-5113. E-mail: sales@cpcarwash.com. Website: www.cpcarwash.com.



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