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Carwash control box thief arrested

BUTLER COUNTY, Mo. — After a chase across two counties, police apprehended a serial thief.

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Advances in POS systems

How modern systems connect wash payments, daily reportage, site monitoring and operational controls.

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Young industry veteran passes away

RICHMOND, Va. — Shawn Roberts, a carwasher and equipment installer, died of a heart attack.

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Beyond basic insurance coverage

What additional insurance is needed for a new carwash operator?

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Beyond the points of sale

Automated systems, advanced pay stations and online platforms help inform and upsell customers.

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3 Principles for Successful Car Wash Logo Design

You’re opening a car wash and you need a logo! Now is not the time to give your nephew, your secretary, or that nice aspiring designer next door their big chance. Your logo is far more than just a cool representation of your business name. Done properly, it is an effective standard-bearer for your entire […]

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Investigating Car Wash Site Demographics

Photo by Chris Hovinga As with all retail establishments, location is one of, if not the single most critical factors to consider from the earliest stages of a car washes planning and development. And when deciding on a car wash location, a thorough demographics study is just one of the tools available to help operators […]

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How to get rid of that mildew smell

Understand the source, even if you can't solve the problem.

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Market Focus: Imperial Capital launches GO Car Wash

This week, we cover a new express carwash platform, a new hire, a merger, an industry recognition, and a new partnership.

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Schedule of Events for SCWA 2019

Be sure to stay on top of the education sessions and show hours by reviewing this agenda.

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SCWA 2019 List of Exhibitors and Floor Plan

While at the Arlington Convention Center, make sure to check out these companies exhibiting at SCWA 2019.

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Tommy’s Express Jenison Location Tour

Ryan Essenburg, President of Tommy Car Wash Systems and the Tommy’s Express franchise, will take you on a walk-through our our newest corporate location. Tommy’s Express Jenison is a full-size Totally Tommy Express-style car wash with franchise exclusive equipment as well as several brand-new innovations and equipment examples you’ll be seeing more of soon!   […]

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5-year-old run over at carwash survives

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. — At a busy carwash, a truck driver didn’t see the child.

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Water crisis shuts down carwashes

HAZARD, Ky. — Carwashes are worried how they’re going to pay the bills due to the extended shutdown.

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Understanding your cash flow

This is the first rule of running a business.

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Carwash Musical Chairs

Who is going to be left with the final seat, and who will be getting eliminated?

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Coleman Hanna Fusion X for sale

This three-year-old IBA is for sale for $48,500.

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