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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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Lustra appoints regional sales manager

DE PERE, Wis. — Carwash veteran joins Lustra as its new regional sales manager.


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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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A buzz-worthy high-end service

Offering safe and effective bug removal for your customers.
Joe J. Napoli
That one bug still left on the windshield of a customer’s car can be the difference between a great wash experience, and a lasting negative impression.


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Love bug season has begun in Florida

MANATEE, Fla. — Predictions from one expert are that it could be a “pretty good season” for love bugs this year due to the wet winter, according to the Brandenton Herald.


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