Lubrication Technologies (Lube-Tech) of Golden Valley, MN has announced reaching an agreement to acquire Professional Carwash Systems Inc. (PCS) with a purchase date effective April 17, 2017. PCS is a vehicle-wash sales, installation, and service business headquartered in Buffalo, MN

Founded in 1991, PCS is a regional leader in vehicle wash systems for the convenience store, grocery, independent automotive service center, and car dealer markets with operations in Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and Wisconsin. PCS offers Washworld in-bay automatic systems, as well as tunnel wash solutions including supporting equipment and chemical products. Combined with the Lube-Tech family of companies, Lube-Tech is well positioned to expand the PCS business to Lube-Tech’s broad automotive and fleet customer base across the Upper Midwest. The addition of PCS will provide Lube-Tech and PCS customers with one-stop access to a professional network of lubrication and cleaning maintenance specialists, products, and services.

While PCS will become part of the Solutions & Services business of Lube-Tech, it will continue to operate under the PCS name. Lube-Tech and PCS customers will benefit from Lube-Tech’s Total Customer Care offering which includes a broad lubricant, cleaner, energy, recycling, fluid handling equipment, and service portfolio along with more than 500 Lube-Tech employees working to ensure their continued success. PCS will continue to offer complete car wash services including sales, installation, service, supply, marketing, and laboratory support and will continue to be headquartered in Buffalo, MN. PCS founder Bob Englund will retain his role as president of PCS and will report to Rick Cummings, general manager of Lube-Tech’s Solutions & Services business.