LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Zips Car Wash grew on the East Coast with the acquisition of four Wash Wizard Car Wash locations in Charleston, South Carolina, according to a press release.

Before the acquisition, the growing company operated just eight stores in South Carolina, the release continued, but Zips will now operate 12 stores across the state and 28 locations up the Eastern Seaboard from South Florida to North Carolina.

“We love the Charleston area and are excited to have a stronger presence in the state,” said Sam Neely, chief financial officer of Zips Car Wash. “We’ve gained a great company with phenomenal teams through this expansion, and we look forward to spreading the ‘Zips Way’ culture to these sites.”

Zips’ acquired the following sites from Wash Wizard Car Wash, the release noted:

  • 5506 Rivers Ave., North Charleston, SC 29406
  • 2727 N. Hwy. 17, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466
  • 3955 Ashley Phosphate Rd., North Charleston, SC 29418
  • 501 N. Hwy. 52, Moncks Corner, SC 29418.

“Zips Car Wash is the fastest growing express chain of carwashes in the country,” said Neely. “And we look forward to the positive influence we can bring to the communities we serve as a result of our growth. For us, it’s not just about adding new locations; our goal is to create leaders within our company and give them the ability to shine.”

With this acquisition, Zips Car Wash now operates 136 locations in 14 states, the release concluded.