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Retrofitting Reclaim - Spending a Little Upfront can Save Thousands Later
Water reclaim systems are becoming a must have in the car wash industry. One way to generate more profit is to use reclaim water in the washing process.

Profit Centers - Combining Businesses Must Make Sense
A great business model requires a product and/or service that consumers need and want but not necessarily a great innovation.

Is it Safe? - Protect Your Customers, Employees, and Assets
July 2016 was the all-time hottest month since recordkeeping began, and this may also turn out to be the hottest year ever. Did you insist that your employees remain... More »

Manufacturers' Showcase

Cleaning You Softly - The Gentle Side of Automated Car Washes
The Holy Grail of the car wash industry has long been to deliver the cleanest possible vehicles to demanding customers in the gentlest, fastest, most profitable way.... More »

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Zippy Growth
Thirty-one is a massive number when you are talking car wash locations. The sheer financial and logistical prowess required to own and operate a chain of that size is beyond... More »

All Under One Roof
A state-of-the-art express exterior facility with three pay lanes and a central vacuuming system is certainly noteworthy, but it hardly qualifies for “unique” status. But... More »

Just a Swipe Away
Everyone enjoys getting behind the wheel of a spotless, freshly washed car. But not everyone has the time to head on over to the local car wash to run their pride and joy... More »

Vendor News

Executive Forecast
Executives of four car wash equipment manufacturing companies agreed to participate in this year’s look ahead to what the following 12 months might hold for the industry. The... More »

Get Washed, a new mobile app, allows local car washes to expand their customer base and encourage customer loyalty by offering deals directly to users’ smartphones for a... More »


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