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Cleaning Systems, Inc. appoints new Director of Operations

Cleaning Systems, Inc. of De Pere, Wisconsin proudly announces the appointment of Mike Rader as the company’s Director of Operations. Read more

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Scotty’s Shine Shop wins Detailing Shop of the Year 2014 Read more

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Mark VII appoints new CEO

November 6, 2014 – Arvada, Colorado – Mark VII Equipment Inc., the North America subsidiary of WashTec AG of Germany, the world's largest manufacturer of vehicle cleaning systems, has named Chris Andersen as its new CEO. Following a transition period, he will replace retiring CEO Steve Jeffs, who has been in leadership positions within the WashTec group for the last 10 years. Read more

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PECO Car Wash Systems – The Most Helpful Brand In Carwashing

Auburn Hills, MI – PECO Car Wash Systems has announced that Mike Jacques has joined the company to further develop their growing business in the Eastern United States and Canada.  Mike Jacques comes with a wealth of experience within the industry, having spent the last 17 years at a major tunnel manufacturer.   Mike Jacques was instrumental in contracting negotiations, developing territories and managing accounts.

Mike Jacques joins PECO Car Wash Systems as a Business Development Manager to continue  his recent success providing business services to many car wash companies in Eastern US and Canada.  Mike advised “I am excited to start a new challenge with PECO and look forward to working within the PECO team to further develop their already extensive product and service to the car wash industry.  I am fortunate to be joining such a respected company that prides itself on top quality customer care.”

Gilbert Rietsch, Jr, President of PECO said, “We expect Mike Jacques to be a key addition to PECO and our commitment to keep growing our business in the Eastern US and Canada.”

PECO supplies car wash parts, car wash equipment and car wash systems throughout the world.  PECO Car Wash Systems manufactures a comprehensive line of conveyorized car wash equipment, available in Stainless Steel and their popular Z-Line Series.  PECO  is an invaluable source for all car washing needs!

 


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MACNEIL WASH SYSTEMS WELCOMES TARA FAVRETTO AS CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER

Barrie, Ontario, Canada—August 18, 2014— MacNeil Wash Systems, a Ryko Solutions Company and leading supplier to the tunnel car wash industry, has named Tara Favretto as its new Customer Service Manager... Read more

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Mark VII CEO Steve Jeffs to retire at end of year

July 22, 2014 – Arvada, Colorado – Mark VII Equipment Inc., the North America subsidiary of WashTec AG of Germany, the world's largest manufacturer of vehicle cleaning systems, today announced that CEO Steve Jeffs will retire at the end of 2014... Read more

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McCowan was acquired by Wilson Display Limited

June 3, 2014

McCowan Design and Manufacturing, Canada’s leading manufacturer and supplier of innovative, modular merchandising systems, service counters and point-of-sales display products to the gas bar, convenience store and food service industries, is pleased to announce that it is now under new management and ownership.  Last December, McCowan was acquired by an affiliate company of Wilson Display Limited, one of Canada’s largest store fixture manufacturers.

McCowan will operate as a separate business unit and its dedicated team of professionals will focus on its commitment to its customers, old and new, from large national chains that are looking to enhance brand image and sales, to independents that need help with store layout and merchandising display solutions.  McCowan will also continue to provide the industry with high quality, modular paypoint and service counters, specialty fixtures, shelving systems, forecourt merchandisers, security cabinets, tobacco display ban solutions, waste units and signage.  McCowan Design and Manufacturing is the only company in the marketplace that provides a complete package, from concept to completion…one stop shopping.

McCowan’s new relationship with Wilson now gives it access to a wider variety of quality products and services, including design and engineering, inventory management, global sourcing, logistics and installation of larger roll-outs.  Wilson Display is the Canadian partner of Leggett & Platt Store Fixture Group, based in the United States.

“We look forward to building a larger and stronger store fixture group through the addition of McCowan.  Both companies will mutually benefit from this affiliation through expanded capabilities and resources.  Over the many decades of successful business, McCowan and Wilson have demonstrated a deep commitment to serve retailers and we will continue to strengthen this tradition.  Together, we will build our strong presence in North America; we see an opportunity for many years of growth for both companies,” said Frank Ruffolo, President of Wilson Display.

McCowan Design and Manufacturing is ready to serve your needs.

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Steve Moule named President of Gilbarco North America

GREENSBORO, NC– April 16, 2014 – Steve Moule has been named President of Gilbarco North America. Steve reports to Martin Gafinowitz, Danaher Senior Vice President and Group Executive for Gilbarco Veeder-Root. Moule was most recently President of Gilbarco Veeder‐Root, Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). He has held significant leadership positions within Gilbarco Veeder-Root since 2007, with his first role as Managing Director UK. As President of Gilbarco Veeder-Root EMEA, Moule grew the core business and spearheaded acquisitions in Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Germany and Africa. Read more

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Zep Vehicle Care Inc. Announces its Newest Revenue Program: Armor All Professional® Extreme Shine Wax™

(Atlanta, GA and Eagan, MN – March 31, 2014) – Zep Vehicle Care, a division of Zep Inc. (NYSE: ZEP), and the largest provider of carwash products and chemistry to the professional arwash industry, announced today at the International Car Wash Association’s Annual Car Wash Show in Chicago, the introduction of Armor All Professional® Extreme Shine Wax™. Read more

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SAS™ Appoints Steve Underwood as Sales Representative

De Pere, WI – SAS™- Solution Application Systems announces today the appointment of Steve Underwood as Sales Representative. Steve joins the SAS team with previous experience in the car wash industry and in sales. Read more