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We had an amazing 2016 edition of The Car
Wash Show and we’re looking forward to our next events for car wash industry
professionals. The only question is, how many will we see you at? We’ve got
something for everyone.




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Industry News
 
   

Source: Sun Sentinel

John D'Eri opened Rising Tide Car Wash in 2013, convinced that a business whose primary mission of employing adults with autism would be a financial success. Three years later, Rising Tide continues in Parkland, and now it's expanding to a second location.




Visit http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/small-business/fl-rising-tide-car-wash-20160520-story.html to view the full article online.

 
 
   
Crew Carwash, a long-standing Central Indiana carwash establishment, is set to break ground on its 29th location, bringing its advanced technology and award-winning customer service to residents of Merrillville. Scheduled to open this fall, the new facility is located at 501 W. 81st Ave. and will be the company’s first location in Northwest Indiana.



Visit http://www.carwash.org/news-landing/2016/05/24/crew-carwash-to-break-ground-on-new-facility-in-merrillville to view the full article online.

 
Zep Vehicle Care, Inc.


The owners of Auto Spa Speedy Wash, which has 15 locations across St. Charles, Jefferson and St. Francois counties, think their new kid-friendly concept is out of this world. This summer, they plan to expand their Martian Car Wash brand, which features a colored light show with a space theme.






Visit http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2016/05/19/ellisville-car-wash-launches-concept-aimed-at-kids.html to view the full article online.

 

Source: Korea Herald

Mobile app-driven new businesses are budding in the automotive after sales and service market, drawing the attention of investors focusing on start-ups, and the car wash business is no exception. The car wash sector in Korea, which is crowded with small players, has recently seen a resurgence as an online-to-offline business.




Visit http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20160522000060 to view the full article online.

 

Source: Design Boom

In Madrid, architect Lina Toro has transformed an existing car wash named ‘burbucar’ into a theatrical experience that makes its cleaning processes visible to customers. The established business is entirely enclosed within a 70 meter-long and 12 meter-wide tube that occupies the ground floor of a seven-story building. The company commissioned Toro and her team to renew its image in order to convey a sense of transparency and environmental concern. 



Visit http://www.designboom.com/architecture/lina-toro-burbucar-car-wash-behind-the-scenes-madrid-spain-05-18-2016/ to view the full article online.

 
PDQ Manufacturing
Commercial Plus, LLC
Leadership
 
   

Source: Forbes

Hiring a summer intern is like painting a room. The hardest part is the prep work. In painting, if all the "prep work" – the cleaning, sanding, spackling and priming – is done well, the actual painting is easy. In the business world, if all the intern prep work – aka, planning – is done well, the actual intern experience should be successful. For both the organization and the intern.





Visit http://www.forbes.com/sites/victorlipman/2016/05/19/so-you-say-you-want-an-intern-3-tips-for-a-successful-experience/#79518a463a69 to view the full article online.

 

Source: Fortune

Having cofounded Bullhorn in 1999, I still struggle to embrace the idea of "imperfection." As a founder, you’re an expert in your business, and you’ve already created something of value. That initial validation, alongside the need to be "hands-on" in order to be successful, can very often cloud your judgment and make you believe that you have no flaws. 



Visit http://fortune.com/2016/05/18/teambuilding-perfection-success/?iid=leftrail to view the full article online.

 
Warsaw Chemical Company, Inc.
Ascentium Capital , LLC
Marketing
 
   

Source: Entrepreneur

Let’s be real. Marketing can get expensive. With such a strong emphasis on digital marketing, it can seem like the only way to be successful is through buying ads or paying for SEO. While both of those are very popular and useful ways to market a business, there are also many marketing strategies that come at a low cost, if not for free. 




Visit https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/273560 to view the full article online.

 


If you’re a small business owner looking to build a company that transcends generations, then you must respect the importance and power of branding. Your business is more than a business. It’s a brand. It’s an organization. It’s a living, breathing community. Whenever possible, you must inject a bit of personality into your marketing materials, and keep the customer’s needs at the absolute forefront of all decision making.



Visit http://www.business2community.com/branding/4-branding-tips-help-increase-customer-loyalty-01545877#82VZwVYBwujQcokX.97 to view the full article online.

 
Gulf Car Wash - Car Care Expo
Goff's Enterprises
Supplier News
 
   
Hydra-Flex, Inc., manufacturer of innovative fluid handling equipment, will move its office and manufacturing facility to a larger site in Eagan, Minn. effective June 20, 2016.  The new location is approximately 10 miles northeast of their current headquarters in Burnsville, Minn.

Visit http://www.carwash.org/news-landing/2016/05/25/hydra-flex-announces-headquarters-relocation-and-expansion to view the full article online.

 
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