On The Wash Front

COMPUTER SYSTEMS – December 2018

12/01/18

Washify Services LLC

Boston, Massachusetts

Washify was founded around the idea that integrating a POS with a marketing system will attract new business and get current customers to wash more often. Washify offers modern marketing tools — such as an integrated smartphone app, e-mail marketing, automated marketing, texting, and a user-friendly website. The POS was designed to be easy-to-use and integrate with most controllers.

What’s New/Best Seller • Club membership referral program, Mass E-mail Marketing, New Customer App Design.

Advantages/Features • The POS system is cloud based so enhancements are available for free. The solution features closed-loop unlimited program management and a full mobile app — staff doesn’t need to get involved, customers can update their card or add vehicles on the wash’s website. The detail management module allows customers to schedule appointments online or through an app, and sends a reminder for detail appointments automatically via e-mail. 

Customer/Operator Support • Support is available seven days a week.

Price • Complete POS system is $9,995, including touchscreen, RFID reader, and 100 tags. Call for pricing for your site.

Contact • Washify Services LLC,
1208 VFW Parkway,
Boston, MA 02132.
Toll free: (855) WASHIFY.
E-mail: matt@washify.com.
Website: www.washify.com.

 

 


Washlink Systems

Morgan Hill, California

Washlink Systems’ motor controls, equipment controls, VFD panels, POS systems, pay stations, and self-serve controls are all designed and manufactured in an UL approved facility. Washlink products provide reliability and functionality at competitive prices. Its 28 years of car wash industry experience ensure operators receive the highest level of expertise. All components are designed to work with any brand of car wash equipment.

What’s New/Best Seller • Next Level Recurring Billing/Unlimited Wash Programs, Cutting Edge EMV Compliance.

Advantages/Features • Next Level recurring billing from Washlink is a powerful and operator friendly platform. User customizable features include the ability to prorate payments to the date of your choice, loyalty rewards to aid retention, seasonal pricing, and promotional sign-up rates. Decline Minimizer automatically updates customer card changes, dramatically increasing administrative efficiency and customer satisfaction. The Cutting Edge EMV compliance program is a true EMV complaint POS solution at an affordable cost.

Customer/Operator Support • 365 support is always available, with no required monthly fees or annual contracts. All systems come with one year of paid support, and basic support is free for the life of the product.

Pricing • Available upon request from your local Washlink Distributor, or Washlink Systems worldwide headquarters.

Contact • Washlink Systems, 
18805 Adams Ct. #110, 
Morgan Hill, CA 95037. 
(408) 924-0808. 
Toll free: (866) WASHLINK. 
Fax: (408) 519-6225. 
E-mail: sales@washlinksystems.com.
Website: www.washlinksystems.com.

 

 


DRB Systems

Akron, Ohio

DRB Systems is a leading provider of point-of-sale and tunnel technology solutions for the car wash industry.

What’s New/Best Seller  • SiteWatchadvanced point-of-sale system; Xpress Pay Terminal user-friendly pay stations; CarPics Touch queue management; Growth Suite for the efficient management of unlimited plans; NoPileups tunnel collision prevention system, and TunnelWatch tunnel controller.

Advantages/Features • DRB Systems has been helping car wash operators unlock hidden growth potential since 1984. Its products and services are backed by a robust support staff to enhance customers’ experiences and operational efficiency.

Contact • DRB Systems, 
3245 Pickle Rd.,
Akron, OH 44312.
Toll free: (800) 336-6338.
E-mail: info@DRBSystems.com.
Website: www.drbsystems.com.

 

 


Sonny’s The CarWash Factory

Tamarac, Florida

Sonny’s is the world’s largest manufacturer of conveyorized car wash equipment. It now offers OneWash, the industry’s first and only complete car wash management suite to promote the growth of car wash businesses by providing consulting, college, equipment, vacuums, controls, marketing, chemistry, and parts.

What’s New/Best Seller • Sonny’s CarWash Controls License Plate Recognition (LPR).

Advantages/Features • Sonny’s CarWash Controls License Plate Recognition make the entire process of selling unlimited plans easy and seamless. Customers pull up to the pay station, purchase the plan and done. No employee interaction needed. Customers purchase a plan online and drive up to the pay station time and again. Benefits include: saving money on RFID tags; saving money on labor; improving the customer experience; instant membership; and automatic calculation of new versus returning customers.

Contact • Sonny’s The CarWash Factory, 
5605 Hiatus Road,
Tamarac, FL 33321.
Toll free: (800) 327-8723.
Website: www.SonnysDirect.com.

 

 


Carolina Pride Carwash Systems & Solutions

Timberlake, North Carolina

Carolina Pride Carwash Systems and Solutions has been providing car wash operators throughout North America with industrial grade wash systems for over 52 years. Carolina Pride offers many services, including car wash payment and management systems, Turbo Dry, Performa, Express, and the newest Optimax Series of self-service wash equipment. In addition, the company offers its Tunnel Solutions line of equipment which includes the popular Solution Control Center and Motor Control Centers, spot-free rinse systems, vacuum stanchions, and an online car wash academy.

What’s New/Best Seller • The Monitor.

Advantages/Features • The Monitor shows what services customers are buying so operators can target services to increase sales. The Monitor is programmed to record the number of minutes a function from a single bay is activated. It counts the number of times a timer has been started, how long it has been running, and how long each of the functions has been running. The solution can be used to find out how popular functions are compared to others over a period of time. It is resettable, allowing the operator to see how new services or marketing efforts affect sales by service.

Contact • Carolina Pride Carwash Systems and Solutions, 
225 Crown Blvd.,
Timberlake, NC 27583. 
Toll free: (800) 421-5119.
E-mail: sales@cpcarwash.com. 
Website: www.cpcarwash.com.

 

 


eGenuity

Monroe, Indiana

eGenuity is a developer of high-tech, point-of-sale software solutions. ezWash (car wash), ezKiosk (kiosk with gated entry and RFID), and eLube (quick lube) all feature integrated marketing products (SnapStorm) that are designed with business success in mind. eGenuity now supports customers in nearly all 50 states, Canada, and South America. Business owners both large and small have already seen that eGenuity offers a powerful and affordable point-of-sale software solution and continues to be the point-of-sale solution for thousands of users worldwide.

What’s New/Best Seller • ezKiosk Gated Entry System with RFID.

Advantages/Features • Complete software and hardware solutions for wash, lube, and multi-store chains. 

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

Price • Call for quote.

Contact • eGenuity LLC, 
134 East Jackson Street, Monroe, IN 46772. 
Toll free: (800) 600-4955.
E-mail: Sales@egenuity.com. 
Website: www.egenuity.com.

 

 


Innovative Control Systems Inc.

Wind Gap, Pennsylvania

Successful operators in all segments of the car wash industry rely on Innovative Control Systems (ICS) for customer-friendly payment terminals, advanced tunnel control systems, and management solutions to build profits while providing a superior customer experience.

What’s New/Best Seller • 11 Exciting New Products.

Advantages/Features • As a leading technology provider, ICS is committed to developing the next generation of car wash technology that can help take a car wash operation to new heights. The company has released 11 new products designed “for” car wash operators “by” car wash operators, and provides customers with access to the most exciting new advances in car wash technology. 

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

 

 


Pantron Automation Inc.

Belmont, North Carolina 

Pantron Automation Inc. offers high quality photoelectric sensors for applications in the vehicle wash industry. Products include infrared photoelectric sensors, infrared amplifiers, multi-channel amplifiers, and inductive proximity switches.

What’s New/Best Seller • Automatic Amplifier with Built-In Test and Diagnostic Features.

Advantages/Features • Pantron’s infrared photoelectric systems are designed to work in harsh environments and interface easily with computers from all leading car wash manufacturers. Applications include operating as a gate switch to start and stop equipment, opening and closing automatic rollup doors, measuring the length of vehicles, and starting and stopping blowers. Pantron’s photoelectric sensors with quick connectors provide a fast installation and maintenance solution. The sensors are rated IP67 and are designed to penetrate steam, fog, ice, soap, and dirt. The automatic amplifier has built-in diagnostic features to assist with alignment of the photo eyes and to pinpoint problems with the sensors. No need to replace both photo eyes, the system can self-diagnose the problem.

Customer/Operator Support • Free technical support and application assistance are available. 

Contact • Pantron Automation Inc., 
109 Hubbard Street, 
Belmont, NC 28012. 
(704) 825-4965. 
Toll free: (800) 211-9468. 
Fax: (800) 293-7530. 
Email: sales@pantron.com. 
Website: www.pantron.com/us.

 

 


Micrologic Associates

Ledgewood, New Jersey

Micrologic Associates is a leader in the sale, installation, and support of point of sale systems, tunnel controllers, auto cashier machines, and RFID systems for car wash and quick lube facilities. Solutions include touch screen POS terminals, wireless hand-held devices, and gated pay station systems with multiple lanes.

What’s New/Best Seller • Pegasus Payment Kiosk.

Advantages/Features • Easy-to-read, touch-screen display allows customers to follow simple instructions and voice prompts to select their services. The machine is able to offer special promotions and a-la-cart menu options providing up-sell opportunities to increase the overall ticket average. Customers can sign-up for a variety of monthly wash plans at the machine, which provides a steady stream of recurring revenue. An optional gift card dispenser can also be included which helps boost sales and create loyal customers. The Pegasus Payment Kiosk offers a full range of payment options including credit card and bill and coin acceptors, and dispenses two types of bills and multiple denominations of coins.

Contact • Micrologic Associates, 
P.O. Box 445, 
1895 US Highway 46 West, 
Ledgewood, NJ 07852. 
(973) 598-08008. 
Website: www.micrologic.net.

 

 


National Car Wash Solutions

Grimes, Iowa

National Carwash Solutions (NCS) is one of the largest providers of friction, touchless, and tunnel car wash systems in North America. NCS offers integrated, end-to-end, clean vehicle solutions including car wash equipment, accessories, parts, and connectivity under the Ryko and MacNeil brand.

What’s New/Best Seller • The NEW NCSTrax

Advantages/Features • NCSTrax is a cloud-based comprehensive car wash portal.

Car wash operators will see insights into their car wash business like never before. Virtual real-time data, customized dashboards, and suites of reports are available to customers via laptop or mobile. Solution benefits include: complementary access for premium service customers; run data analytics to identify trends and problem areas; ability to proactively maintain equipment; keep equipment up and running for increased profits; and manage the wash from anywhere, anytime.

Contact • National Car Wash Solutions, 
1500 SE 37th St., Grimes, IA 50111. 
(515) 986-3700. 
E-mail: info@nationalcarwashsolutions.com. 
Website: www.nationalcarwashsolutions.com.

 

 


Touch4Wash

Normal, Illinois

More than an app, Touch4Wash is a tool to help grow a wash business.

What’s New/Best Seller • Control Center. 

Advantages/Features • Touch4Wash Control Centers offer mobile payment and activation options for an entire wash site. Touch4Wash can include in-bay automatics, self-serve bays, vacuums, and pet washes in loyalty and membership programs. The solution’s built-in remote activation reduces the hassle of customer service. Automatic e-mail and text marketing help drive customers back to the site. The system is simple to install and allows a wash to offer leading technology and convenience to its customers.

Price • $6,500.

Contact • Touch4Wash,
(612) 787-7278.
E-mail: jlanman@touch4wash.com.
Website: www.touch4wash.com.

 

 


WashCard Systems 

Centerville, Minnesota

WashCard Systems has been an industry leader in loyalty and payment options for over 25 years. It constantly innovates in the payment market to bring operators the most options available with a wide variety of loyalty solutions.  

What’s New/Best Seller • Baystation Meter Box

Advantages/Features •  The Baystation replaces outdated meter boxes while providing a state-of-the-art solution. The full-service system provides every payment option to the bay, including mobile payments. Operators can add up to 12 services which can be individually priced. The solution works with the company’s loyalty software to bring customers the most options and savings when they use their card or mobile account. Advanced cash auditing system and security features mean that operators never miss a single dollar. The solution can be used in self-serve bays or pet washes. Multiple locations can be tied together for easy access to full business reports.

Contact • WashCard Systems,
2005 Gateway Circle,
Centerville, MN 55038.
(651) 439-5740.
Website: www.washcard.com.



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