Industry References

Industry References

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  • Regional Car Wash Associations

    Regional Car Wash Associations

    Chicagoland Carwash Association

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

    Puget Sound Car Wash Association

    • Elly Snow, Executive Director
    • 6351 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107
    • tel: 206-622-8425 fax: 206-623-4474
    • carwashassoc@qwestoffice.net
    • www.pscarwash.org

    Heartland Carwash Association

    • Dawn Carlson - Executive Director
    • 10430 New York Avenue, Suite F, Urbandale, IA 50322
    • tel: 515-224-6845 X-15
    • info@heartlandcarwash.org
    • www.heartlandcarwash.org

    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
    • secwa@secwa.org
    • www.secwa.org

    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
    • mca@mcacarwash.org
    • www.mcacarwash.org

    Southwest Carwash Association

    • Chuck Space - Executive Director
    • 4600 Spicewood Springs Rd. Suite 103, Austin, TX 78759
    • tel: 512-343-9023 fax: 512-343-1530
    • space@ecpi.com
    • www.swcarwash.org

    Midwest Carwash Association

    • Mark Nash - President
    • 503 Mall Court #244, Lansing, MI 48912
    • tel: 800-610-4512
    • www.midwestcarwash.com

    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
    • wcarwa@aol.com
    • www.wcwa.org

    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
    • neca.org@verizon.net
    • www.newenglandcarwash.org

  • 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
    • mediasolutions@nycap.rr.com
    • www.cwonj.com

    Carwash Association of Pennsylvania

    • Kelly Johnston- Executive Director
    • 3225 W. St. Joseph St., Lansing, MI 489178
    • tel: 517-327-9207 fax: 517-321-0495
    • kellyj@eurich.com
    • www.pacarwash.org

    Connecticut Carwash Association

    • Suzanne Stansbury - Executive Director
    • 2214 Budd Terrace, Niskayuna, NY 12309
    • tel: 518-280-4767 fax: 518-280-4767
    • mediasolutions@nycap.rr.com
    • www.wewashctcars.com

    Rocky Mountain Carwash Association

    • Doug Christ
    • PO Box 9831, Denver, CO 80209-0831
    • tel: 303-773-1300
    • www.rmcwa.com

    New York State Carwash Association

    • Suzanne Stansbury - Executive Director
    • 2214 Budd Terrace, Niskayuna, NY 12309
    • tel: 518-280-4767 fax: 518-280-4767
    • mediasolutions@nycap.rr.com
    • www.nyscwa.com

    St. Louis Carwash Association

    • Dave Haub
    • 1437 Crooked Stick Drive, Ofallon, MO 63366
    • tel: 314-852-2348

    Ohio Carwash Association

    • Nancy McCall - Executive Director
    • P.O. Box 9113, Canton, OH 44711
    • tel: 330-492-8761
    • ocwa1900@aol.com
    • www.ohiocarwash.com

    Utah Carwash Association

    • Roxanne Jentzsch - Executive Secretary
    • 491 W. 11400 South, Draper, UT 84020
    • tel: 801-571-7380 fax: 801-571-9005
    • www.utahcarwash.org

  • 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
    • ica@smithbucklin.com
    • www.carcarecentral.com

    Australian Carwash Association

    • Fiona Tointon - Secretary
    • PO Box 352, Glen Huntly, VIC 3163
    • AUSTRALIA
    • tel: 61+ 3 775 8362 fax: 61+ 3 9011 6229
    • fiona.tointon@acwa.net.au
    • www.acwa.net.au

    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
    • office@canadiancarwash.ca
    • www.canadiancarwash.ca

  • Trade Publications

    Trade Publications

    Auto Laundry News

    • 2125 Center Avenue Suite 305 Fort Lee, NJ 07024-5859
    • Phone: 201-592-7007 Fax: 201-592-7171
    • www.carwashmag.com

    International Carwash Association

    • 401 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60611
    • Phone: 888-ICA-8422 Fax: 312-245-1085
    • www.carcarecentral.com

    Northeast Carwasher

    • 2214 Budd Terrace, Niskayuna, NY 12309
    • Phone: 518-280-4767 Fax: 518-280-4767
    • www.northeastcarwasher.com

    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
    • www.moderncarcare.com

    Professional Carwashing & Detailing

    • 13 Century Hill Drive, Latham, NY 12110-2197
    • Phone: 518-783-1281 Fax: 518-783-1386
    • www.carwash.com

    WCA Express

    • 950 Gleen Drive, Folsom, CA 95670
    • Phone: 800-344-9274 Fax: 916-932-2209
    • www.wcwa.org

  • Glossary

    Glossary

    Download Glossary of Car Wash Terms

  • Reference Charts

    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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