Professional Carwashing & Detailing

Mister acquires Metro Express chain; now has 109 washes

May 20, 2013

TUCSON, AZ — Mister Car Wash has acquired the Metro Express carwashes located in Boise, ID, a press release reported.

The May 17 press release quoted John Lai, CEO of Mister Car Wash, who stated, “Metro Express is a well recognized operation in Boise, and within the industry.  Bill Martin, Founder and CEO of Metro, is widely know for his innovations in technology and commitment to the community. We’re excited about acquiring these successful operations, and building upon such a strong base”.

Mister is still the largest carwash chain in the United States and now has 109 carwash locations, and 32 express lubes throughout 13 states.

Mister Car Wash Chairman Ron Peterson noted in the press release, “We’re the fastest growing company in our industry and acquisitions are an important component of our growth strategy.  We’re currently looking for single sites or multi-unit chains that will complement our portfolio of stores."

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The company employs about 4,000 people and servcies more than 11 million cars a year.