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  • The use of "fogging" applicators for interior cleaning, and Covid-19.

    May 08, 2020
    It is unclear if the use of "fogging" applicators is appropriate or effective in the fight against Covid-19.
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  • SUPPLIER NEWS: Stinger Chemical Donates Sanitizing Products to Houston Fire Department

    May 06, 2020
    Stinger Chemical® has shifted gears to ad a line of sanitizing products during this pandemic and recently donated 4 oz bottles and gallons of hand sanitizer to the Houston Fire Department.
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  • ICA Joins America’s Recovery Fund Coalition

    May 05, 2020
    International Carwash Association is proud to join the newly launched America’s Recovery Fund Coalition (ARFC), an organization of more than 60 organizations advocating for a grant-based federal assistance program to power the resilience of American enterprise. Lend your voice to the campaign today!
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  • New Dates Announced for The Car Wash Show™ 2021

    Apr 30, 2020
    International Carwash Association has announced a change to the dates for The Car Wash Show™ 2021. The event will still be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, but will now be held June 7-9, 2021.
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  • Car Washes Support Safe Communities

    Apr 28, 2020
    While providing resources for washes to reopen and operate safely, ICA is advocating that state and local authorities consider professional car washes alongside other businesses that can safely reopen and maintain operations.
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  • An Hour of HR Support—On Demand

    Apr 28, 2020
    International Carwash Association has maintained a partnership with Affinity HR Group for years to help ICA members access cost-effective human resources services whenever support is needed. To respond to client requests and increased demand, Affinity HR Group is now offering a prepaid COVID-19 human resource solution.
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  • Dan Pecora of Erie Brush & Manufacturing Selected as 2020 ICA Hall of Fame Recipient

    Apr 22, 2020
    Dan Pecora, owner of Erie Brush & Manufacturing, has been selected as the 2020 International Carwash Association Hall of Fame inductee. The industry’s highest honor, the Car Wash Hall of Fame was created in 1962 to recognize the innovators, leaders, and pioneers of the professional car wash industry.
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  • DRB Continues Providing Top Technical Support During Pandemic

    Apr 13, 2020
    The DRB Systems technical support team, known to customers as the Knowledge Center, has seamlessly transitioned to remote work while still providing excellent support for its point-of-sale and other car wash technology solutions in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
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  • ICA Releases U.S. Car Wash Consumer Study

    Apr 13, 2020
    For nearly 25 years, International Carwash Association has conducted research to determine consumer attitudes and behaviors around professional car washing. The findings of the 2019 edition of the study are available as an Executive Summary, as well as detailed additional purchase packages, which for the first time ever include reports and data sets customized by wash type or region.
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  • Shine On Carwash joins Mammoth Holdings

    Apr 12, 2020
    Mammoth Holdings, LLC (“Mammoth”), an Atlanta-based conveyor car wash operator, has acquired Shine On Carwash (“Shine On”), a two unit express conveyor car wash operator in Evansville, Indiana. Shine On’s founder, Jeff Robb, made a significant equity investment in Mammoth and will have an ongoing management role with the company.
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  • Catch Up on CAR WASH The Podcast

    Apr 08, 2020
    By now you probably know that CAR WASH Magazine™ has partnered with The How of Carwashing to bring you a new show: CAR WASH The Podcast™. But what you might not know is how something as simple as a podcast can help you weather times of crisis—both personally and professionally—and even strengthen your business in the process.
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  • A Note from ICA President Ken Littrell

    Apr 08, 2020
    A message from ICA President Ken Littrell focusing on connection and community during difficult times--and resources to weather the storm.
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  • International Carwash Association Awards Distinguished Achievement to Anthony Analetto

    Apr 01, 2020
    Anthony Analetto, President of Sonny’s Car Wash Equipment Division, has been chosen as the winner of the 2020 Distinguished Achievement Award, presented by International Carwash Association to recognize unique and exemplary contributions to the car wash industry, and Analetto has been recognized for his years of contribution to the industry's body of knowledge.
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  • ICA First-Ever Weekly Livestream Reaches An Audience of Nearly 6,000

    Apr 01, 2020
    Last week, International Carwash Association hosted the first-ever edition of its weekly livestream, CAR WASH Magazine Live. Hosted by CAR WASH Magazine Editor-in-Chief Matt DeWolf, the inaugural episode featured guests Tom Hoffman, Jr., Owner of Hoffman Car Wash, and Eric Wulf, ICA Chief Executive Officer.
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  • MIKE'S CARWASH donates $11,020 to Support Cincinnati’s Finest in Raising Money and Awareness for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

    Mar 25, 2020
    All 26 Mike’s Carwash locations teamed up from Friday, March 13 to Sunday, March 15 to support Cincinnati’s Finest in raising money and awareness for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Together, they raised $11,020 for the Foundation through the weekend-long fundraising event. Customers also enjoyed a $15 Ultimate Wash ($20 value) throughout the weekend.
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  • A Sneak Peek at the 2020 Emerging Leaders Scholarship Winners

    Mar 25, 2020
    International Carwash Association is proud to announce the winners of the 2020 Emerging Leaders Scholarships. In its sixth year, this program honors up-and-coming car wash industry leaders under the age of 45.
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  • ICA Launches Weekly Livestream, CAR WASH Magazine Live

    Mar 24, 2020
    International Carwash Association has announced the launch of CAR WASH Magazine Live, a weekly livestream conducted in collaboration with CAR WASH Magazine. The first edition of the show will be this Thursday, March 26, at 11:30 AM Central.
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  • ICA Makes COVID-19 Operator Resources Available

    Mar 24, 2020
    In addition to its serious impact on human health, the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis is dramatically reshaping communities and businesses. International Carwash Association has created a resource page to serve as a clearinghouse of ideas for car wash professionals to navigate through these challenging times.
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  • Need a Plan for COVID-19 Workplace Response?

    Mar 18, 2020
    With COVID-19 impacting people and businesses across the country and around the world, many companies are trying to figure out their options of how best to balance business needs with employee health. Our partners at Affinity HR have compiled some important information for you to consider in handling your employees during this escalating situation.
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  • ICA Joins Coalition, Petitions U.S. House of Representatives for Small Business Disaster Relief

    Mar 17, 2020
    Last week, International Carwash Association (ICA) joined nine other nonprofit trade associations from across the car care industry in petitioning Majority and Minority Leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives for immediate aid to small businesses and their employees.
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