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One Car at a Time
As the years begin to mount, even the most devoted detailers begin to lose enthusiasm for their work. Not Michael Pena. Despite 30 years in the retail trenches, the detail... More »

The Impossible Dream - You Cannot Make People What They Are Not
One of the most meaningful bits of advice you can get when working with employees is this: You can help make individuals more of what they are, but you cannot make them... More »

Classic Signs - Issues Faced by Many Detail Shops
I was recently asked to provide training and consultation for a Midwest auto dealership’s detail shop. Initial observations yielded many classic signs of a struggling... More »

Manufacturers' Showcase

Detail Products
DETAIL PLUS Car Appearance Systems Portland, Oregon DETAIL PLUS Car Appearance Systems is a leader in auto detailing equipment; auto detailing technology; auto detailing... More »

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CUSTOM ORIFICES
Industrial Specialties Mfg., (ISM) manufactures Custom Fittings for both assemblies and orifices. New upgrades in technology, have simplified the ISM processes allowing for... More »

STAIN REMOVING
Meguiar’s® has developed two new interior cleaning products to help car care pros remove even the most stubborn stains. These new products include Meguiar’s Professional... More »

EASY-TO-USE THERMOSTATS
EasyHeat, maker of WarmTiles™ floor warming systems, introduced the dual-voltage programmable EasyHeat FGS and FG Thermostats. The thermostats are engineered to provide... More »

Profile in Success

One Car at a Time
As the years begin to mount, even the most devoted detailers begin to lose enthusiasm for their work. Not Michael Pena. Despite 30 years in the retail trenches, the detail... More »

The Brightest Shine
Car wash formats come in and out of style, but quality service stands the test of time. For nearly 40 years Shammy Shine Car Wash has been servicing Western New Jersey and... More »

50 Years of Clean
Car washes come and go in the modern here-today-gone-tomorrow world — even those sites that are handed down from generation to generation rarely have more than a few decades... More »

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