Washify was founded by a car wash owner who wanted to automate marketing that would drive 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.
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 individual pricing.
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, management solutions, along with an advanced ICS Digital Menu and Entrance Management Display to build profits while providing a superior customer experience.
What’s New/Best Seller • Digital Menu and Entrance Management Display.
Advantages/Features • In addition to serving as an upgrade to a car wash menu, the ICS Digital Menu supports graphics, animations, and videos and serves as a promotional tool to improve the financial performance of the car wash. The Entrance Management Display keeps customers safely focused on the attendant. The ICS Digital Menu and Entrance Management Display improve the overall customer experience, and entices customers to purchase more, while increasing washperformance.
Contact • Innovative Control Systems Inc., 81 Highland Avenue, Suite 300, Bethlehem, PA 18017. (610) 881-8000. Toll free: (800) 642-9396. E-mail: info@icsCarWashSystems.com. Website: www.icsCarWashSystems.com.
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.
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.
Sonny’s is the world’s largest manufacturer of conveyorized car wash equipment, now offering 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.
Advantages/Features • Sonny’s CarWash Controls features cutting-edge license plate recognition technology. Boding years of experience processing plates, Sonny’s Controls has a rapid growing feature sets and a cutting-edge platform designed to take car washes to the next level. Advantages include the ability to: seamlessly sell club plans onsite and online; retarget returning customers to convert to members; adjust marketing messages to increase member conversion rates; gain insight into new vs. returning customers; and reduce labor, maximize customer experience, and save on RFID tags.
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 unmatched reliability and functionality at competitive prices. Its 28 years of car wash industry experience ensure customers receive the highest level of expertise. All components are designed to work with any brand of car wash equipment.
Advantages/Features • The WashPac v5 Tunnel Controller can program up to 500 functions, mapped up to 128 outputs, with built-in open bed, anti-collision, and TireShine controls. Its Simulate Enter Eye and Tire Switch, along with Pulse and Roller Detect eliminate down time. The Voyager II Tablet POS gives the operator a true EMV compliant credit card solution in a full featured wireless tablet. Conduct fully integrated POS transactions anywhere on the site including unlimited plan signups. The Washlink Mobile App POS application’s powerful marketing tools combine with an easy-to-use operator interface to create the next generation in car wash point of sale.
Customer/Operator Support • 365 support is always available, with no required monthly fees or annual contracts. All systems come with one-year paid support, and basic support is free for the life of the product.
Pricing • Available upon request. Distributor inquiries welcomed.
Contact • Washlink Systems, 18805 Adams Ct. #110, Morgan Hill, CA 95037. (408) 924-0808. Toll free: (866) WASHLINK. Fax: (408) 519-6225. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.washlinksystems.com.
eGenuity’s car wash and quick lube management software utilizes some of the ideas of the largest chains in the United States. eGenuity offers a powerful and affordable high-tech POS software for quick lubes, express tunnels, in-bay automatics, c-stores, and full-service washes.
What’s New/Best Seller • Cloud Based POS Software and Modern Full Featured Car Wash Pay Stations.
Advantages/Features • eGenuity offers complete software and hardware solutions for wash, lube, c-stores, and multi-store chains. The manufacturer provides support seven days a week, and updates are included at no extra cost.
Price • Call for a custom 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.
DRB Systems is a leading provider of point-of-sale and tunnel technology solutions for the car wash industry.
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 customer experience and operational efficiency.
Carolina Pride Carwash Systems and Solutions has been providing car wash operators throughout North America with industrial grade wash systems for over 53 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 Motor Control Center
Advantages/Features • As a key component in the Tunnel Solutions equipment series, the Motor Control Center is specifically designed to meet precise control needs. Standard VFD controllers, overload breakers, and ventilation fans ensure the center keeps a wash working efficiently and safely. An optional Safe Access Control (SAC) allows access to VFD programming and troubleshooting without going through Arc Flash PPE procedures. The SAC also provides e-mail alerts in the event of any faults. Key features include: emergency shut-offs, industrial grade VFDs, industrial grade overload breakers, rubber gaskets for moisture and dust control, door mounted vent fans and filtration systems, and custom panels. The Motor Control Center is UL approved.
Contact • Carolina Pride Carwash Systems and Solutions, 225 Crown Blvd., Timberlake, NC 27583. Toll free: (800) 421-5119. E-mail: email@example.com. Website: www.cpcarwash.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.
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.
Auto Data has supplied POS software and computer systems to the car care industry for over 35 years. Complete cash control, customer loyalty, and inventory control capabilities are built right into the basic POS package.
What’s New/Best Seller • Auto Data POS and WashGreet Tablet Application.
Advantages/Features • With a brand new Windows touch friendly interface and robust database, Auto Data POS combined with its uniquely designed tunnel controller, can handle any demanding car wash environment. Tunnel Logic is a PLC based controller that is programmable via a Windows graphical user interface.
Anyone can program a PLC – no user’s manual required. Because it’s a PLC, it delivers mission critical reliability without the dependency of a regular computer. A touch-screen station comes standard for the tunnel entry, which is also easily programmable via a Windows computer. The WashGreet for Android tablet solution is available for those who need a mobile greeter for loyalty and POS.
Customer/Operator Support • Tunnel Logic includes a one-year warranty on parts and labor as well as technical support. POS software support and updates vary based on the options chosen.
Price • Available upon request.
Contact • Auto Data Inc., 11660 Alpharetta Hwy. Ste 210, Roswell, GA 30076. Toll free: (800) 767-7580. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.autodatainc.com.