CWONJ covers its bases with spring event

CWONJ covers its bases with spring event

CLARK, N.J. — The Car Wash Operators of New Jersey recently held its 22nd Annual Carwash Tour.

CLARK, N.J. — The Car Wash Operators of New Jersey’s (CWONJ) 22nd Annual Carwash Tour, held May 22, spotlighted two washes, a manufacturing headquarters and capped off the event with a lunch at Pop’s Place, according to a press release.

“It was certainly an action-packed day,” said CWONJ President Dino Nicoletta. “It was also a great day to see several unique washes and the impressive Micrologic headquarters in Parsippany. And the lunch at Pop’s was really fun.”

The bus left Clark to visit Pelican Car Wash & Lube in Hackensack, a flex-serve tunnel that was formerly a hand wash and then a full serve, before its conversion, and is owned by Rich Bokman.

The site also features a lube, Belanger equipment, Vacutech vacs and NCS chemical, who also sponsored the lunch.

The group then made a stop in Parsippany at the new Micrologic headquarters where they got a personal tour by owner Miguel Gonzalez, who was also the event’s bus tour sponsor.

The company, which employs 270, was founded in 1999, and is a leading provider of management systems for the carwash and quick lube industries.

Micrologic relocated to Parsippany in 2022.

The next stop was at Pop’s Place in Rockaway Township, a funky hot dog joint founded by Erion and Spyros Lenas, who also happen to own the next site on the tour, Soaring Car Wash of Pompton Lakes.

The Pop’s name pays tribute to the head of the family, Pop, who was a role model, mentor and friend who taught the family that, “There are no shortcuts in life, and only hard work will get you there.”

The final wash site to tour was Soaring Car Wash of Pompton Lakes, a new express site owned by the Lenas family.

The attractive site boasts AutoVac vacs, DRB controls and MacNeil/NCS equipment.

The association’s next event is its Children’s Specialized Hospital 21st Annual Golf Outing, August 7, at Suburban Golf Club in Union.

For more information, sponsorship information and to register, visit cwonj.com.

You May Also Like

Waters CarWash expands in Orlando

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Waters CarWash opens its 16th location in the greater Orlando, Florida, area with 22 locations across the state.

waters-millenia

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Waters CarWash announced in a press release the opening of a new location in the Greater Orlando, Florida, area.

The Millenia Blvd. location marks the 16th Waters CarWash location in Greater Orlando, Florida, and represents another step forward in the company’s strategic expansion initiatives.

WhiteWater Express partners with Make-A-Wish

HOUSTON — WhiteWater Express partners with Make-A-Wish for ‘Washes for Wishes’ campaign.

NCS partners with Spot AI

GRIMES, Iowa and SAN FRANCISCO — The companies are partnering to integrate AI-powered video management into carwash operations.

DRB launches innovative marketing automation platform

AKRON, Ohio — DRB launches Catalyst, a marketing automation platform for carwashes, offering targeted campaigns, email and SMS messaging.

DRB-logo
PRT releases 28 new complete struts in North America

BUFORD, Ga. — The new items represent nearly six million vehicles in new coverage and expand the PRT portfolio in the North American aftermarket.

prt-28-new-products
Other Posts
Whistle Express launches new app, chemical line, signage

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Whistle Express streamlines access to its mobile app, updates signage and announces its exclusive Diamond Plus chemical.

Whistle Express car wash - magnolia holdings
Cheetah Clean completes conversion of WaterWorks Auto Washes

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — The new Cheetah Clean Auto Washes are set to have grand openings over the next three weeks.

Sud Stop opens new Florida location

ORLANDO, Fla. — Sud Stop Car Wash’s Founders Club members can save up to $90 on unlimited carwash plans, including the SignatureSud plan.

sud-stop-feature
Flagstop Car Wash hires new COO

RICHMOND, Va. — Flagstop Car Wash was recently Named “2024 Best Car Wash of Central Virginia” by Virginia Living magazine.