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.
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.
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 the 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.
Hamilton Manufacturing is an industry leader in autonomous car wash kiosks. In business for more than 100 years, Hamilton created the industry’s first automated pay station and continues to offer innovative solutions for tunnel, in-bay, and self-serve operations. Hamilton also offers Hosted Solutions, cloud-based management software for wash operators to manage data, customer databases, and financials. Hosted Solutions also powers customized mobile apps to drive profit through customer loyalty programs, wash clubs, and push notifications. Hamilton has you covered if you’re looking for an exceptional automated kiosk, self-serve timer, change machine, management software, or a custom mobile app.
What’s New/Best Seller • LPR and The Commander. Hamilton’s License Plate Recognition (LPR) system is a great option for wash owners who want to offer wash clubs, and sign-up can easily be done right at the kiosk. The Commander pay station is an affordable option for car wash owners who want a kiosk with a small footprint but with the powerful features of a larger one.
Advantages/Features • In business for more than 100 years, innovations in software and mobile app technology, compiled with complimentary ongoing customer support, make Hamilton an industry leader. All of Hamilton’s kiosks can feature custom wrap artwork and specially designed touchscreen themes to help further marketing efforts and promote a consistent brand image.
Customer/Operator Support • Included at no extra charge, located domestically in Holland, OH.
Contact • Hamilton Manufacturing,
1026 Hamilton Drive,
Holland, OH 43528.
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 bills, credit cards (EMV, Apple Pay and Google Pay), and can dispense two types of bills.
Contact • Micrologic Associates,
28 Eastmans Rd.,
Parsippany, NJ 07054.
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, DRB In-Bay Solutions (formerly Unitec), Washify, Suds Creative, and Beacon Mobile 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 • Patheon 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.