Industry References

  • Regional Car Wash Associations

    Regional Car Wash Associations

    Chicagoland Carwash Association
    Pat Koche - Association Contact
    P.O. Box 298 Lockport, IL 60441
    tel: 708-301-3568

    Heartland Carwash Association
    Dawn Carlson - Executive Director
    10430 New York Avenue, Suite F, Urbandale, IA 50322
    tel: 515-224-6845 X-15

    Mid-Atlantic Carwash Association
    Pat Troy - Executive Director
    780 Ritchie Highway, Suite S-28, Severna Park, MD 21146-41154
    tel: 888-378-9209 fax: 401-544-4640

    Midwest Carwash Association
    Mark Nash - President
    503 Mall Court #244, Lansing, MI 48912
    tel: 800-610-4512

    New England Carwash Association
    Sherri L. Oken, CAE - Executive Director
    NECA c/o The Association Advantage
    591 North Avenue, #3, 2nd Floor, Wakefield, MA 01880
    tel: 781-245-7400 fax: 781-245-6487

    Puget Sound Car Wash Association
    Elly Snow, Executive Director
    6351 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107
    tel: 206-622-8425 fax: 206-623-4474

    Southeastern Carwash Association
    Gail Phillips - Executive Director
    184 Business Park Drive, #200 S, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    tel: 800-834-9706 fax: 757-473-9897

    Southwest Carwash Association
    Chuck Space - Executive Director
    4600 Spicewood Springs Rd. Suite 103, Austin, TX 78759
    tel: 512-343-9023 fax: 512-343-1530

    Western Carwash Association
    Sam Olivito - Executive Director
    10535 Paramount Boulevard, Ste. 100, Downey, CA 90241
    tel: 800-374-9274 tel: 562-928-6928 fax: 562-928-9557

  • State Car Wash Associations

    State Car Wash Associations

    Carwash Operators of New Jersey, Inc.
    Suzanne Stansbury - Executive Director
    2214 Budd Terrace, Niskayuna, NY 12309
    tel: 518-280-4767 fax: 518-280-4767

    Connecticut Carwash Association
    Suzanne Stansbury - Executive Director
    2214 Budd Terrace, Niskayuna, NY 12309
    tel: 518-280-4767 fax: 518-280-4767

    New York State Carwash Association
    Suzanne Stansbury - Executive Director
    2214 Budd Terrace, Niskayuna, NY 12309
    tel: 518-280-4767 fax: 518-280-4767

    Ohio Carwash Association
    Nancy McCall - Executive Director
    P.O. Box 9113, Canton, OH 44711
    tel: 330-492-8761

    Carwash Association of Pennsylvania
    Kelly Johnston- Executive Director
    3225 W. St. Joseph St., Lansing, MI 489178
    tel: 517-327-9207 fax: 517-321-0495

    Rocky Mountain Carwash Association
    Doug Christ
    PO Box 9831, Denver, CO 80209-0831
    tel: 303-773-1300

    St. Louis Carwash Association
    Dave Haub
    1437 Crooked Stick Drive, Ofallon, MO 63366
    tel: 314-852-2348

    Utah Carwash Association
    Roxanne Jentzsch - Executive Secretary
    491 W. 11400 South, Draper, UT 84020
    tel: 801-571-7380 fax: 801-571-9005

  • International Carwash Associations

    International Carwash Associations

    International Carwash Association (ICA)
    401 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
    tel: 888-ICA-8422 fax: 312-245-1085

    Australian Carwash Association
    Fiona Tointon - Secretary
    PO Box 352, Glen Huntly, VIC 3163
    tel: 61+ 3 775 8362 fax: 61+ 3 9011 6229

    Canadian Carwash Association
    Philip Boyd - Executive Director
    5-2325 Hurontario St., Ste, 194, Mississauga, ONT L5A 4K4 CANADA
    tel: 416-239-0339 fax: 416-239-1076

  • Trade Publications

    Periodicals and Websites for the car wash industry

    Auto Laundry News
    2125 Center Avenue Suite 305 Fort Lee, NJ 07024-5859
    Phone: 201-592-7007 Fax: 201-592-7171

    International Carwash Association
    401 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60611
    Phone: 888-ICA-8422 Fax: 312-245-1085

    Northeast Carwasher
    2214 Budd Terrace, Niskayuna, NY 12309
    Phone: 518-280-4767 Fax: 518-280-4767

    Modern Car Care
    c/o Virgo Publishing Inc.
    3300 N. Central Avenue Suite 2500, Phoenix, AZ 85012
    Phone: 480-990-1101 Fax: 480-990-0819

    Professional Carwashing & Detailing
    13 Century Hill Drive, Latham, NY 12110-2197
    Phone: 518-783-1281 Fax: 518-783-1386

    WCA Express
    950 Gleen Drive, Folsom, CA 95670
    Phone: 800-344-9274 Fax: 916-932-2209

  • Glossary

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  • Reference Charts

    Conveyor Speed Chart

    This chart helps you easily calculate cars per hour (CPH) in relation to the distance a conveyor roller moves in a 15 second interval.

    Wrap Around Speed Chart

    This chart helps you easily match your Wrap Around Brush speed with the corresponding Chain Speed at your wash.

    Nozzle Selection Chart

    This chart helps you select the correctly sized nozzle and orifice diameter for various pressures.

    Pipe Diameter Sizing Chart

    To use the chart, simply find the pressure in pounds that your flow figures were tested at in the left hand column.


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