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Working Order?

Things don’t always work in the order you want them to.

In an article a few months back, I spoke about my grandson, Madden, and how he was doing with his growing pains. By the time you read this, Madden will have turned 1 and most probably be not just walking but running, I’m sure!

Also, by […]

Chemicals, trash cans, oranges, and other random thoughts…

These are the things that I have floating around in my head that I’ve never been able to understand. Maybe you can help me out.

Why is it that while chemicals are at least half of the equation in getting a clean car, they are the 1st place operators want to cut when business slows?

Why is […]

26th NRCC Celebrates Move to ACCC with Record-Breaking Numbers!

Walt Hartl is awarded the NRCC 2015 Hall of Fame Award by Show Chairperson Dave Dugoff and 2014 recipient Mike Benmosche.

Atlantic City, NJ — The 26th Northeast Regional Carwash Convention (NRCC), October 5-7, moved its venue to the Atlantic City Convention Center (ACCC) and in doing so attracted 301 exhibits, […]

Growing Pains

I have an 8 month old grandson named Madden. While their house is being renovated, Madden and his parents are living with my wife and me.

I may be biased, but as 8 month olds go, I would say Madden is exceptionally well behaved. We can take him out in public and he won’t fuss. He […]

CWONJ Giving Reaches $52,000 For Children’s Specialized Hospital; Honors Gerry Muscio with Lifetime Award

CWONJ President Mike Conte presented Gerry Muscio with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the August 3 golf outing in Union at Suburban Golf Club.

UNION, NJ — The Car Wash Operators of New Jersey (CWONJ) played some great golf and raised another $5,000 for the Children’s Specialized Hospital here on […]

CWONJ Tour Heads to Brunswick Market!

The CWONJ toured five washes on June 30. Pictured is the tunnel at East Brunswick Car Wash. Also visited were Rt. 33 Car Wash of Marlboro, Trax Carwash and Crown Car Wash. If you have a great carwash the association should tour in 2016, call the office at 800/287-6604.

The Car Wash Operators […]

Feds Encourage Carwashing

By James R. Hood

ConsumerAffairs’ founder and editor, Jim Hood formerly headed Associated Press Broadcast News, directing coverage of major news events worldwide. He also served as Senior Vice President of United Press International and was the founder and editor of Zapnews, a newswire service for radio and television.  Read Full […]

Party’s Over – Now Get to Work!

Whew! That was fun! The ICA show, I mean. And by “fun” I mean, man, I’m glad that’s over for another year.

Don’t get me wrong, I love going to Vegas, seeing old friends and making new ones, but after sitting at a desk all year long, standing on concrete for hours on end has kind […]

A Fresh Start – Again

“It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, its’ a new life…” Michael Bublé

Spring has sprung! At least I hope it has for you by this point. We had a brutal winter down here in South Florida as well and it went on for what seemed like forever… at LEAST 36 hours!

Remember those New Year […]

Nissan Paint Study