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In-bay Automatic

Operation: Lube & in-bay

October 11, 2010
The combination has been springing up everywhere: lube center and in-bay automatic carwash. Past reporting has looked into the profitability and procedure of such an undertaking. Let’s now consider
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The third option: Hybrid washing

October 11, 2010
It’s one of the arguments in the carwash industry that never seems to come close to being settled: “What should I choose for my in-bay automatic; touch-free or friction?”
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Maximize tire and rim cleaning

October 11, 2010
Look at that freshly washed car roll off the conveyor. The paint is glossy and shiny, the windows are sparking and clean, and as people walk by they can
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It's no turkey: Three strikes and you're out

October 11, 2010
On Thanksgiving, I went to a local carwash for a quick clean up. My choice was a free-standing, dual in-bay automatic carwash. I chose this carwash because it was
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More ways to pay, more ways to profit

October 11, 2010
American businesses have had the option to accept other forms of payment beyond cash money for years, yet some carwash operators remain reluctant to adapt. If you are not
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Waiting in Style

October 11, 2010
In today’s fast paced society, patience is something that many Americans lack. With everything from food to television on demand, people expect things done quickly and precisely, and this
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Touch-free in-bay: Truth be told

October 11, 2010
Many of the touch-free articles in print today address the ongoing questions, comparisons and myths regarding touch-free carwashing. Operators looking to add an in-bay to a new or existing
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In-bay automatics: has their time passed?

October 11, 2010
For many years, the workhorse in the carwash industry has been the in-bay automatic carwash. Numbering over 40,000 in North America and 50,000 in Europe, they remain an integral
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An inside look at in-bay dryers

October 11, 2010
When adding a drying system to an automatic in-bay, the operator must keep four themes at the forefront of his decision: Regional characteristics; Customer base; Competition; and Payout. Aside
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2006 In-Bay Benchmarking Survey Report

October 11, 2010
Trends & Stats Revenues & Pricing Sales & Marketing Profit Centers Compensation Expenses To purchase the 2006 In-Bay Benchmarking Survey Report, click here.
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