Crew Carwash, a long-standing Hoosier-based business, is celebrating 70 years of business in 2018.
In 1948, Founder Joe Dahm opened Indiana’s first automated carwash, Mike’s Minit Man. A few years later, Joe’s brother, Ed Dahm, joined the business. At that time, only 18 carwashes were operating in the United States. Since then, millions of vehicles have passed through the carwash and Crew has become one of the largest exterior-only carwash companies in the nation, operating 31 carwashes in Indiana.
Still owned by the Dahm Family, Crew Carwash was renamed as part of a friendly company reorganization in 2014. This renaming allowed for Joe’s sons, Bill and Mike, to operate separate companies, but still be the family-owned business that provides customers with “clean, fast and friendly” service – every day.
Joe Dahm, founder of Crew Carwash, said “It gives me great pride to be celebrating our 70th Anniversary. We have come a long way since my brother, Ed and I started the business in 1948, but we’ve held fast to one goal – delivering a clean, quick carwash, every time, with a smile to each customer. I’ve always said we’re really in the people business – we just happen to wash cars, and I believe much of our success stems directly from treating our boss, the customer, to the best possible experience every time they visit.”
“We are excited to celebrate this milestone with our Associates and Customers and thank them for making Crew Carwash what it is today,” said Bill Dahm, Owner of Crew Carwash. “For over 70 years, our crew has provided exceptional service and friendly smiles, along with the quality and shine you have come to expect from Crew Carwash. We sincerely appreciate our customers’ loyalty and business and look forward to sharing this celebration during the upcoming months.”
Crew Carwash plans to celebrate the anniversary in different ways throughout the year, including special discounts, community partnerships and social media campaigns. Be sure to connect with Crew on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for more information on upcoming events.