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Ryko CEO transitions to vice chairman role

GRIMES, Iowa — The company nearly doubled in size under Steve L'Heureux's leadership.


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Mobil station obtains initial authorization for new carwash

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The c-store will still need approval from other agencies before construction can begin.


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Equipment manufacturer ranked one of fastest-growing U.S. companies

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — The list features America’s independent entrepreneurs.


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Diamond Chemicals announces new hire

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The new account manager brings experience to his division.


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LANXESS moves forward with realignment

PITTSBURGH — The company has defined a three-phrase program to enhance business practices.


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Homeless man develops detailing products to get back on his feet

COEUR d'ALENE, Idaho —Original, new products help a homeless man with arthritis fight for a new home.


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The cold, hard facts about water

Understanding how the types of water in a carwash impact product performance.
Tony Vertin
In general, there are three types of water that are used in carwashes: Hard water, soft water, and reverse osmosis (RO) water. It is important to understand how and where to best utilize each of these types of water in a carwash.
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Success stories in water savings

Joe J. Napoli
Each carwash has its own unique story on how they began saving water and the motivating factors for doing so. The four carwashes covered in this piece range from tunnels to hand washes to mobile locations, and have all found their own path to water savings and successful business.
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Water needs 101

Ways to save water without compromising a great carwash.
Joe J. Napoli
With many washes being charged for water twice, once for water use, and once for sewer discharge, it’s vital that owners save this precious resource in every reasonable way possible that doesn’t take away from the quality of the carwash.
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Ryko acquiring National Carwash Solutions

GRIMES, Iowa — Ryko Solutions, Inc. is acquiring National Carwash Solutions, the largest independent carwash service organization in North America, according to a press release. 


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