Learn about the History of Sonny's, Mr. Foamer, Diamond Shine and CarWash Services of the SouthEast and West.
Paul Fazio, CEO of Sonny's, The CarWash Factory
Paul shares the Company’s history from humble beginnings to global leadership. The sense of purpose and mission to be a global leader in car wash equipment and to be the best in the industry involved the acquisition of industry leading companies over the years. Each Company's history is found in the videos below.
The story of Sonny's started in 1949 with a mission to Make CarWashing Easy and to be the global industry leader.
Sonny Fazio opens his first car wash in Massachusetts.
Sonny Fazio “retires” and begins manufacturing car wash equipment. SONNY’S The CarWash Factory is born.
Paul Fazio sells his interest in Fazio Ent., Inc. and takes over as President and CEO of SONNY’S The CarWash Factory.
Sonny Fazio inducted into the International Car Wash Association Hall of Fame, the industry’s highest award.
Sonny Fazio receives the Southeastern Car Wash Association’s Lifetime award.
SONNY’S The CarWash Factory recognized as the world’s largest manufacturer of conveyorized car wash equipment, parts, and supplies.
SONNY’S recognized as the SFMA’s 2004 Manufacturer of the year.
SONNY’S launches CarWash College .
Paul Fazio presented with the Car Wash Industry Leadership Award by the International Car Wash Association
SONNY’S first appears on the Inc. 5,000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America.
SONNY’s wins the 2015 Top Workplaces Award based solely on employee feedback surveys; an honor achieved again in 2016.
SONNY’s takes on a financial partner, Sentinel Capital Partners, to accelerate the planned, strategic growth of SONNY’S to make clients successful.
SONNY’s acquires their largest distributor- Carwash Services of the Southeast and Diamond Shine - a chemical manufacturer.
SONNY’s acquires Mr. Foamer - a specialty equipment manufacturer and MDB Car Wash Solutions - a Parts distributor.
SONNY’s partners with GenStar Capital allowing for increased growth and enhanced customer-centric relationships.
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