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We will be visiting some of the leading car washes in the Netherlands on the afternoon of Sunday 24 September - the day before the opening of Car Wash Show Europe. We will be visiting five (5) locations, all conveyor car washes with a different mix of equipment, technologies and formats.

Visit http://www.carwash.org/tcws-eu/news/2017/08/22/car-wash-tours-visit-some-of-the-netherlands-best to view the full article online.

 
A.V.W. Equipment Co., Inc.
Industry News
Source: Robotics & Automation News

China’s unique set of urban transportation challenges, very high rate of adoption of mobile internet services, and rapid and aggressive introduction of alternative mobility solutions have combined to make China a global breeding ground for mobility innovation.

Visit http://roboticsandautomationnews.com/2017/07/22/chinas-auto-mobility-revolution-going-from-ownership-to-usership/13502/ to view the full article online.

 
Source: Today


A California drive-through car wash created havoc for one frightened toddler, but thankfully, she had her big brother by her side to reassure her that everything would be fine. Alyssa Price of Los Angeles said the amusing exchange between her children showed reactions "so earnest and adorable" from each one of them that she couldn't resist recording it.

Visit https://www.today.com/parents/4-year-old-reassures-his-scared-sister-car-wash-t115002 to view the full article online.

 
Source: The Detroit News
What will the auto industry do if Amazon looks to start selling vehicles online? The potential disruption of direct internet sales and other influences by technology companies was a topic of discussion when automakers, suppliers and engineers gathered for the Center for Automotive Research’s annual Management Briefing Seminars earlier this month.

Visit http://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/2017/08/02/amazon-disruptors-auto-industry/104231090/ to view the full article online.

 
Zep Vehicle Care, Inc.
 
   
On Saturday, August 5, 2017 the William J. Palmer High School Band was able to raise $1,320 at its car wash fundraiser hosted by Wild Blue Car Wash’s Academy location.

Visit http://www.carwash.org/news-landing/2017/08/23/palmer-high-school-band-raises-over-$1-300-at-wild-blue-car-wash-fundraiser to view the full article online.

 
 
   
Source: The Grunion


It’s been 40 years of suds foaming out of the Bixby Knolls Car Wash & Detail Center (Long Beach, Calif.). Celebrating the car wash’s birthday, owner Shell Grossman is hosting a free, public extravaganza next month just like she and her late husband, Sheldon, always have for the business’s major milestones. Together, the couple has indisputably built one of the biggest and best car wash and auto detailing businesses in Southern California.

Visit http://www.gazettes.com/news/bixby-knolls-cars-kept-clean-for-years-by-local-business/article_9004c5f6-8144-11e7-928b-23057b2be990.html to view the full article online.

 


Disco balls, dance music and vibrant LED lights are all things you might not expect to find at a car wash. But North Babylon (Long Island, N.Y.) area residents have come to learn that’s how folks at Some Guy’s Car Wash gets down on Deer Park Avenue.

Visit https://patchogue.greaterlongisland.com/2017/08/21/north-babylons-nightclub-inspired-some-guys-car-wash-opening-patchogue-location/ to view the full article online.

 
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Commercial Plus, LLC
Leadership
Source: Fast Company
As you plan your management career years from now, here are the skills you’ll need to succeed.

Visit https://www.fastcompany.com/40451582/7-skills-managers-will-need-in-2025 to view the full article online.

 
Source: Smart Hustle
If I hadn’t made one massive mistake when I owned my own company, I’d probably still be doing it. In fact, I’d like to think I’d be doing really well at it. But I fell into the same trap that so many other startup entrepreneurs stumble into – I tried to be like everyone else.

Visit http://www.smarthustle.com/stand-out-from-competition/ to view the full article online.

 
Warsaw Chemical Company, Inc.
Ascentium Capital , LLC
Marketing
Source: Inc.

By this point, you might have heard of Intercom, the business messaging platform connecting 17,000 companies with over one billion customers. But, many fans might be more familiar with the company as a content marketing powerhouse: Intercom has created a content marketing program that's not only created a huge following, but also driven their business.

Visit https://www.inc.com/jeremy-goldman/9-things-ridiculously-successful-content-marketers.html?cid=hmsub5 to view the full article online.

 
Source: Entrepreneur


No entrepreneur has a perfect first marketing campaign. Even if you’re experienced as a marketer or entrepreneur, you can’t really dial things in until you have data to inform your campaign. So let’s say you have a marketing strategy that’s, for the most part, "failing." You don’t want to abandon your strategy altogether, so what can you do to correct it?

Visit https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/298641 to view the full article online.

 
Chia Ma Car Wash System
Goff's Enterprises
Supplier News
 
   
Hydra-Flex, Inc., manufacturer of innovative fluid handling equipment, has been recognized on the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the fourth consecutive year.

Visit http://www.carwash.org/news-landing/2017/08/23/supplier-news-hydra-flex-appears-on-the-inc.-5000-list-of-fastest-growing-private-companies-for-the-fourth-year to view the full article online.

 
 
   
Innovative Control Systems is pleased to announce that Joel Maganza has joined the company as Vice President of Operations.

Visit http://www.carwash.org/news-landing/2017/08/23/supplier-news-hydra-flex-appears-on-the-inc.-5000-list-of-fastest-growing-private-companies-for-the-fourth-year to view the full article online.

 
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