Carolina Pride Carwash Systems & Solutions
Timberlake, North Carolina
Carolina Pride Carwash Systems & Solutions has been providing car wash operators throughout North America with industrial grade wash systems for more than 50 years. Carolina Pride offers many services, including car wash payment and management systems, Turbo Dry, Performa, Express, and the newest OPTIMAX Series of self-service wash equipment. In addition, the company offers its Tunnel Solutions line of equipment which includes the popular Solution Control Center and Motor Control Centers, spot-free rinse systems, vacuum stanchions, and an online car wash academy.
What’s New/Best Seller • The Motor Control Center.
Advantages/Features • Custom Motor Control Centers are designed to fit every need. As a key component in the Tunnel Solutions equipment series, the Motor Control Center is specifically designed to meet precise control needs. Standard VFD controllers, overload breakers, and ventilation fans ensure the solution will keep a wash working efficiently and safely. Key features include emergency shut-offs, industrial grade VFDs, industrial grade overload breakers, rubber gaskets for moisture and dust control, door mounted vent fans and filtration systems, and custom panels. The system is UL approved.
Contact • Carolina Pride Carwash Systems and Solutions,
225 Crown Blvd.,
Timberlake, NC 27583.
Toll free: (800) 421-5119.
RDM Industrial Electronics Inc.
Nebo, North Carolina
RDM remanufactures car wash electronic equipment and specializes in the top brands of entry systems for in-bay automatics and tunnel controllers. Remanufactured products include circuit boards, bill validators, PLCs, controllers, consoles, VFDs, printers, keypads and overlays, displays, power supplies, bill dispensers, and timers.
What’s New/Best Seller • RDM focuses on remanufacturing the newest products and systems while maintaining support on older equipment. DRB and Micrologic equipment are among RDM’s newest remanufactured product offerings. Manufacturer names are listed for reference purposes only. RDM remanufactures, rebuilds, and resells electronic equipment by various equipment manufacturers but is not affiliated with or certified by these companies.
Price • A members-only e-store provides current pricing and product availability.
Customer/Operator Support • Free technical support is available Monday through Friday.
Contact • RDM Industrial Electronics Inc.,
850 Harmony Grove Rd.,
Nebo, NC 28761.
Toll free: (800) 282-5183.
Fax: (828) 652-2697.
For more than a third of a century, DRB supported an era of unprecedented growth in the car wash industry with point-of-sale and wash optimization software, hardware, and services. Now as a brand that includes DRB Tunnel Solutions (formerly DRB Systems), DRB In-Bay Solutions (formerly Unitec) and Suds, that tradition continues. The company is constantly evolving to help maximize production and revenue in the face of ever-increasing competition, consolidation, and rising consumer expectations.
What’s New/Best Seller • Patheo
Technology Platform, NoPileups Tunnel Optimization System, Suds Marketing Strategies, and SiteWatch POS.
Advantages/Features • DRB is more than a name; it represents a promise to help deliver customer profitability. The company achieves this with data insights and solutions that predictably drive throughput and revenue; reliable, intuitive technology innovations; and a support team that is passionate about keeping car washes running and optimized.
Contact • DRB,
3245 Pickle Road,
Akron, OH 44312.
Toll free: (800) 336-6338.
Sonny’s The CarWash Factory
Sonny’s offers a complete suite of car wash business solutions. It’s everything you need to succeed, all from one partner.
What’s New/ Best Seller • Sonny’s Smart Motor Control Center.
Advantages/Features • Sonny’s Smart Motor Control Center allows operators to program, control, and monitor motors from the back office, and view energy consumption, motor performance, and starters and VFD performance data. Operators can receive mobile alerts on potential failures and make troubleshooting decisions based on performance reports anytime, anywhere. Key features include remote configuration, real-time data access, text alerts, and ongoing updates and support. SMCC is sold with UL solid doors — clear panels are shown for display purposes only.
Contact • Sonny’s The CarWash Factory,
5605 Hiatus Road,
Tamarac, FL 33321.
More than an app, Touch4Wash is a tool to help grow a wash business.
What’s New/Best Seller • Interface Module.
Advantages/Features • Touch4Wash Control Centers offer mobile payment and activation options for an entire wash site. Touch4Wash can include in-bay automatics, self-serve bays, vacuums, and pet washes in loyalty and membership programs. The solution’s built-in remote activation reduces the hassle of customer service. Automatic e-mail and text marketing help drive customers back to the site. The system is simple to install and allows a wash to offer leading technology and convenience to its customers.
Price • As low as $500.
Contact • Touch4Wash,
SwiftPay was created by Washify. It applies Washify’s core competencies to the IBA market so operators can gain the benefits of unlimited and loyalty programs with marketing tools at an affordable price.
What’s New/Best Seller • Standalone Units or Retrofit Upgrade to Existing Kiosk Hardware.
Advantages/Features • SwiftPay delivers modern features with convenient hardware options. It is a completely unattended kiosk solution that helps IBA operators offer a consistent and convenient customer experience. IBA owners can access some of the same technology used in tunnel washes to improve throughput and increase revenue through automation and marketing programs. SwiftPay offers LPR, marketing tools, and EMV payment functionality. There are three models available: a standalone kiosk, or a retrofit kit for Wash Select II, PDQ, Access, or Hamilton Goldline units. The retrofit kit provides car wash owners with the opportunity to upgrade their kiosk and modernize operations.
Contact • SwiftPay,
1208 VFW Parkway, Suite 305,
Boston, MA 02132.
Ledgewood, New Jersey
Micrologic Associates is a leader in the sale, installation, and support of point of sale systems, tunnel controllers, auto cashier machines, and RFID/LPR systems for car wash and quick lube facilities. Solutions include touch-screen POS terminals, wireless hand-held devices, and gated pay station systems with multiple lanes.
What’s New/Best Seller • LogicVision LPR, Digital Menu Signs, and Pegasus Payment Kiosk.
Advantages/Features • Easy-to-read, touch-screen display allows customers to follow simple instructions and voice prompts to select their services. Units are able to offer special promotions and a-la-cart menu options providing up-sell opportunities to increase the overall ticket average. Customers can sign-up for a variety of monthly wash plans at the kiosk, which provides a steady stream of recurring revenue. An optional gift card dispenser can also be included which helps boost sales and create loyal customers. The Pegasus Payment Kiosk offers a full range of payment options including credit card and bill and coin acceptors and dispenses two types of bills and multiple denominations of coins.
Contact • Micrologic Associates,
P.O. Box 445,
1895 US Highway 46 West,
Ledgewood, NJ 07852.
Morgan Hill, California
Washlink Systems’ motor controls, equipment controls, VFD panels, POS systems, pay stations, and self-serve controls are all designed and manufactured in a UL-approved facility. Washlink products provide unmatched reliability and functionality at competitive prices. More than 30 years of car wash experience ensures customers receive the highest level of expertise. Components work with any brand of car wash equipment.
What’s New/Best Seller • All Pay Paystations; WashPac v5; Tunnel Controller; EMV Compliant POS Tablet; Washlink Mobile App; License Plate Recognition (LPR).
Advantages/Features • The WashPac v5 Tunnel Controller can program up to 500 functions, mapped up to 256 outputs, with built-in open bed, anti-collision, and tire shine controls. The Voyager II Tablet POS gives the operator a true EMV compliant credit card solution in a fully-featured wireless tablet. Conduct fully integrated POS transactions anywhere on the site including unlimited plan signups. The paystation, mobile app, and license plate recognition (LPR) POS combine to create the next generation in car wash point of sale.
Customer/Operator Support • Support is always available, with no required monthly fees or annual contracts. All systems come with one-year paid support, and basic support is free for the life of the product.
Pricing • Available upon request.
Contact • Washlink Systems,
18805 Adams Ct. #110,
Morgan Hill, CA 95037.
Toll free: (866) WASHLINK.
Fax: (408) 519-6225.
Pantron Automation Inc.
Belmont, North Carolina
Pantron Automation Inc. offers high quality photoelectric sensors for applications in the vehicle wash industry. Products include infrared photoelectric sensors, infrared amplifiers, multi-channel amplifiers, and inductive proximity switches.
What’s New/Best Seller • Automatic Amplifier with Built-In Test and Diagnostic Features.
Advantages/Features • Pantron’s infrared photoelectric systems are designed to work in harsh environments and interface easily with computers from all leading car wash manufacturers. Applications include operating as a gate switch to start and stop equipment, opening and closing automatic rollup doors, measuring the length of vehicles, and starting and stopping blowers. Pantron’s photoelectric sensors with quick connectors provide a fast installation and maintenance solution. The sensors are rated IP67 and are designed to penetrate steam, fog, ice, soap, and dirt. The automatic amplifier has built-in diagnostic features to assist with alignment of the photo eyes and to pinpoint problems with the sensors. No need to replace both photo eyes, the system can self-diagnose the problem.
Customer/Operator Support • Free technical support and application assistance are available.
Contact • Pantron Automation Inc.,
109 Hubbard Street,
Belmont, NC 28012.
Toll free: (800) 211-9468.
Fax: (800) 293-7530.
Innovative Control System
Successful operators in all segments of the car wash industry rely on Innovative Control Systems (ICS) for customer-friendly payment terminals, advanced tunnel control systems, management solutions, along with an advanced ICS Digital Menu and Entrance Management Display to build profits while providing a superior customer experience.
What’s New/Best Seller • Digital Menu and Entrance Management Display.
Advantages/Features • In addition to serving as an upgrade to a car wash menu, the ICS Digital Menu supports graphics, animations, and videos and serves as a promotional tool to improve the financial performance of the car wash. The Entrance Management Display keeps customers safely focused on the attendant. The ICS Digital Menu and Entrance Management Display improve the overall customer experience, and entice customers to purchase more, while increasing wash performance.
Contact • Innovative Control Systems Inc.,
81 Highland Avenue, Suite 300,
Bethlehem, PA 18017.
Toll free: (800) 642-9396.
EverWash, a leading membership management and marketing company, recently announced acquisition of omniX Labs, introducing real-time vehicle analytics and machine learning to the car wash industry and promising to deliver both more members and more revenue to washes.
What’s New/Best Seller• OmniX Analytics and Machine Learning (ML) platform.
Advantage/Features • The proprietary omniX analytics and ML allows operators to collect and analyze previously unavailable vehicle-centric data that results in greater sales and marketing insights for the wash. Using existing wash security cameras, the omniX system captures such information as car counts, unique customer revisits, curb-to-curb duration, revenue per labor hour, profit center usage, and more. The system also provides car wash owners with quantifiable key operational metrics, allowing greater insight into future demand that permits wash owners to control payroll, improve resource utilization, deepen market penetration, and prevent loss and fraud.
Contact • EverWash,
1 Winding Drive,
Monroe Bldg #100,
Philadelphia, PA 19131.
Toll free: (855) 492-7477.
Washify Services LLC
Washify remains committed to its mission to provide car wash owners with technology and POS solutions that empower them to increase revenue while providing a modern customer experience. It offers modern marketing tools — such as an integrated mobile app, e-mail marketing, mass texting, and a website with integrated ecommerce.
What’s New/Best Seller • License Plate Recognition.
Advantages/Features • The license plate recognition solution integrates with the mobile app for a fully contactless windows-up customer experience. Updates to the mass e-mail and texting tools make it easy for car wash owners to upgrade their marketing. Washify is cloud based so updates are issued for free and the closed-loop unlimited program management allows customers to update their account info.
Customer/Operator Support • Available seven days a week.
Price • Complete POS system starting at $9,995
Contact • Washify Services LLC,
1208 VFW Parkway, Boston, MA 02132.
Toll free: (855) WASHIFY.