CARWACS Bus Tour visit three sites

More than 100 carwash operators and prospective owners joined the CCA’s CARWACS bus tour last week visiting an Esso/Circle K Brampton, ON location with Mark VII’s Choicewash XT carwash equipment that uses Zep Vehicle Care chemicals; a Pioneer/Parkland Fuel Corporation tunnel wash in Ancaster, ON with SpinLite technology from Belanger with Mondo chemical products; and ended the tour at Valet Car Wash’s newest location in Brantford, ON which includes a 125 ft express exterior Sonny’s tunnel carwash with Transchem chemicals and dispensing equipment and an eight bay interior cleaning area.

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CCA Investment Webinar

The Canadian Carwash Association hosted a two-hour investment webinar on December 15 at 1 p.m. ET. Based on the highly successful presentation at CARWACS prepared by Sonny’s Enterprises, the world’s largest manufacturer of conveyorized car wash equipment, Kevin Collette, Vice President of Sales CTO at Sonny's presented ways to leverage your investment as a new owner/operator or an existing owner/operator looking to expand in the professional car washing industry.

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Kevin Collette

Topics included:

  • Industry Overview - Types of car washes; consumer historical trending and growth; current and future trending and growth by wash type
  • Capital and Operating Costs- Estimating costs for modifying and/or constructing a site Maximizing profits – comparative profit and loss statements
  • Finding and Evaluating Potential Locations - 15 major variables to consider when looking for a car wash property

Members can view the archived recorded webinar by clicking here. Log in with Member user name and password is required. Once logged in, the links for the extra content will be at the bottom of this page.

CCA hosts bus tour and investment seminar at CARWACS Calgary 

More than 45 operators braved the cold morning in Calgary on October 3rd to jump on the CCA bus to tour two carwash sites.  Stuart Duff and Benno Gudzus from Mark VII Canada walked the tour participants through the Husky carwash site and answered questions about the location. Rick Peters from Mondo Products Ltd. and Doug Garratt from Exacta Car Wash Systems, who are working on the Wash King site that was under construction, answered questions about the new build. Operators were returned to the CARWACS trade show at BMO Centre to enjoy a luncheon before walking the show floor.

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Stuart Duff and Benno Gudzus from Mark VII Canada walked operators through a Husky carwash location in Calgary.