Record-length carwash set to open in December - Professional Carwashing & Detailing

Record-length carwash set to open in December

BOISE, Idaho — A new Rocket Express carwash set to open in December will tie as the longest carwash in the world at 240 feet.

BOISE, Idaho — A new Rocket Express carwash set to open in December will tie as the longest in the world at 240 feet, according to IdahoStatesman.com.

As stated by the article, “At 240 feet long, the carwash will matching length the Rocket Express that co-owners Joe and Janet Russell also run in Twin Falls.” The couple also owns another Rocket Express in Midvale, Utah, which opened in 2013.

The Twin Falls sister location was built in 2010 and currently holds the world’s record for length, the article added.

“We have just recently submitted an application with the Guinness World Records organization to document that the conveyor, at 240 feet in length, is in fact the world’s longest,” co-owner Joe Russell of Twin Falls said in the article. “I have also confirmed this past week, with Matt DeWolf, marketing director of the International Carwash Association that he/they are not [aware] of another conveyor in the world that measures 240 feet.”

The article reported the new Boise wash will include: a quarter of a million dollars in solar panels, an advanced reclaim system, dedicated express lanes for members and 36 free vacuums.

“Joe and Janet Russell are excited about Rocket Express’ expansion into the Treasure Valley and intend to relocate their home to the area,” the company said in a release.

For the original article, please click here.

You May Also Like

How a recession may impact the carwash industry

The mergers and acquisitions playbook is changing in the carwashing industry.

This time a year ago, the carwash industry was in a mega-growth period. This was built off of multi-year trends in which consumers continued to embrace professional carwashing services (particularly express exterior carwashes), historically low interest rates and strong private equity involvement. All of which created an abundance of available capital to fuel growth. 

Mark Tentis named a vendor director on ICA board of directors

NORTHVILLE, Mich. — He will serve a two-year term, which began on Jan. 1, 2023.

Latest ZIPS Car Wash Convos features Tar Heel fan favorite Alyssa Ustby

PLANO, Texas — Car Wash Convos gives fans a glimpse into the lives of these student-athletes during a ride through ZIPS Car Wash in their university town.

Dave Hail, former senior executive with Mister Car Wash, joins Amplify Car Wash Advisors

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Firm also announces the launch of its new operational advisory vertical, Amplify Growth Partners.

Spotless Brands breaks new barriers, enters Ohio market in 2023

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. — Three new locations in the Buckeye State will open in the first half of the year.

Other Posts

Transforming carwash technology

SmartOperators are created when “artificial intelligence” and “industrial internet of things” technologies are applied to the carwash world.

Smart warehouse management system with innovative internet of things technology to identify package picking and delivery . Future concept of supply chain and logistic network business .
Mammoth Holdings raises equity capital to fuel growth

ATLANTA — The equity raise will ensure that Mammoth can accelerate new store openings, invest in cutting-edge technology and more.

WhiteWater Express Car Wash expands to 88 locations

HOUSTON — WhiteWater added four locations in December, expanding its footprint in the Southwest.

Driven Brands rings Nasdaq closing bell

CHARLOTTE, NC — The company honored its two-year Nasdaq listing anniversary and acknowledged dedicated employees and partners.