Car Wash News

Clean World Distribution
Lustra/Cleaning Systems, Inc
ICA News
On April 1, the International Carwash Association proudly recognized car wash industry pioneer Leo Rousseau and inducted him into the Car Wash Hall of Fame. He received the honor posthumously in recognition of his place in history as the father of the first automated car wash machine, the ‘Minit Man.’ The award was presented by ICA Board President Gary Dennis at The Car Wash Show™ 2014 in Chicago.

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Zep Vehicle Care, Inc.


Consultant and author Andrew Sobel recommends in his new book "Power Relationships" that when it comes to networking, quality trumps quantity. After interviewing hundreds of successful executives he found that most could identify 25 or perhaps 30 relationships that had made all the difference to their careers. And they recognized those key relationships right from the start.

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Arguments move ideas forward, improve concepts and can even improve relationships. Here are seven ways to bring about more productive arguments at your business.

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Aerodry Systems

Small Business Trends

You finally approved the new company logo and now you can sit back and get back to running your business. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but your work is just beginning. Your logo may be done, but your brand promotion is just beginning.

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Fox Business

Online pinboard site Pinterest reportedly has more than 70 million users – expert Danny Maloney says small businesses in almost any industry can use the platform to connect with customers. Regardless of the type of business you run, Maloney says there are some general guidelines business owners should follow. Here are his top five tips for mastering Pinterest.

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A.V.W. Equipment Co., Inc.
Industry News

The Huffington Post

When I think about water, I wish the first thing that came to mind was slick yellow rain coats and water parks, but what I actually think of first is the lack of clean drinking water that is available around the world. So, how do we end this epidemic? Why not consider getting your car washed? That may sound ironic, but Jim Dudley, owner of Sky Wash in Roswell, Georgia, is getting behind the clean water effort in a big way.

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Richmond Times-Dispatch

Paul Carr knows the neighborhood around his North Richmond Car Pool carwash at 2900 Chamberlayne Ave. After all, he lives less than a mile away. Since some residents in that part of Richmond have been hit hard by the recession and are still struggling to recover, he said, he decided to change things at the carwash.

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Local News 8

A local car wash in undergoing some major renovations and owners say that when it's completed, it will be truly one of a kind. The New Image Car Wash on 1st Street in Idaho Falls was recently purchased from Cardon's Car Wash. The new owners are extending the car wash by 25 feet, decking the walls with PVC paneling and even replacing the types of material they use to wash cars.

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My Fox Lubbock

The words drought and car wash don't often compliment of each other, but you'd be surprised how efficient using a car wash is, even with the current water restrictions. "We use less water than hotels, we use less water than a lot of restaurants," explained Racer Car Wash owner Scott Hicks.

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Goff Enterprises
Supplier News

The Wall Street Journal

Zep Vehicle Care, a division of Zep Inc., and the largest provider of carwash products and chemistry to the professional carwash industry, announced today at the International Car Wash Association's Annual Car Wash Show in Chicago, the introduction of Armor All Professional(R) Extreme Shine Wax(TM). This exciting new revenue program provides car wash operators with incremental add-on and top wash package revenue opportunities, supported by the #1 auto appearance brand.

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JBS Industries
Megatouch, LLC
Cork Industries, Inc.
Warsaw Chemical Company, Inc.