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May 24 | 2022

ZIPS Car Wash and Arkansas Travelers Partner for 2022 Season

Little Rock, AR – (May 24, 2022)— ZIPS Car Wash (www.zipscarwash.com) announced today its partnership with the Arkansas Travelers to support America’s favorite pastime and the state capital’s minor league baseball team. At every home game, ZIPS will seek out the “Dirtiest Car in the Parking Lot” and award the winner a free Get It All Ceramics Wash, valid at any of the eight ZIPS Car Wash locations in greater Little Rock.

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May 04 | 2022

ZIPS Car Wash Partners with Lori’s Gifts to Honor Healthcare

Plano, TX – (May 4, 2022)— ZIPS Car Wash (www.zipscarwash.com) is celebrating National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week with Lori’s Gifts at 30 of their gift shops in healthcare facilities across the country. From free washes for nurses to discounts and giveaways for all healthcare heroes, ZIPS and Lori’s Gifts are partnering for the first time to recognize the care and support healthcare workers provide.

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April 21 | 2022

ZIPS Car Wash Continues Atlanta Metro expansion with Acquisition of Fast Trac

Plano, TX – (April 21, 2022)— ZIPS Car Wash (www.zipscarwash.com) announced today the second acquisition of a Fast Trac Car Wash location, now in Rockmart, Georgia. With this acquisition, ZIPS Car Wash now owns and operates 12 locations across north Georgia and over 230 locations across the country.

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April 11 | 2022

ZIPS Car Wash Offers Tax Day $5 Wash Deal

Plano, TX – (April 11, 2022)— ZIPS Car Wash (www.zipscarwash.com) is celebrating Tax Day with a $5 wash deal.  Zips Wash & Dry car wash will be offered at $5, an almost 50% savings from the everyday price.  This price break is available all day on Tax Day, Monday, April 18 and Tuesday, April 19 (for those needing an extension) at participating locations with wash code 8297. ZIPS Car Wash owns and operates 230+ locations across 22 states.

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March 31 | 2022

ZIPS Car Wash Acquires Fire Station Express

Plano, TX – (March 31, 2022)— ZIPS Car Wash (www.zipscarwash.com) announced today the single-site acquisition of Fire Station Express Car Wash in Watkinsville, Georgia. With this acquisition, ZIPS Car Wash now owns and operates 12 locations across north Georgia and over 230 locations across the country.

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March 28 | 2022

ZIPS Car Wash Launches Member Portal, Celebrates National Car Wash Day

Plano, TX – (March 28, 2022)— ZIPS Car Wash (www.zipscarwash.com) announced today the launch of the ZIPSme Portal, an added benefit for its Unlimited Wash Club Members, in celebration of National Car Wash Day. The ZIPSme Portal is an online tool found on zipscarwash.com to give ZIPS customers exclusive access to manage their account, received insider news on new locations and services, and receive additional perks.

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March 25 | 2022

Industry Leader: Gene Dinkens, CEO, Zips Car Wash

WASH TRENDS MAGAZINE -- "The ZIPS story is a growth story. We came from such humble beginnings with just two stores, and we grew by rolling up our sleeves to focus on our washes, taking some calculated risks, and trusting our process. We have good scale, reach, and resources to make an even greater impact as we go forward," said Gene Dinkens, CEO. 

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March 15 | 2022

ZIPS Car Wash Goes Green for St. Patrick’s Day

Plano, TX – (March 15, 2022)— ZIPS Car Wash (zipscarwash.com) announced today that participating stores will be going green for St. Patrick’s Day with a tunnel light show filled with shades of green, exclusively on Thursday, March 17, 2022. In addition, the express car wash chain will be offering $10 off its best car wash package with wash code 1722 at participating locations. ZIPS Car Wash operates over 230 locations in 22 states with more growth projected for 2022.

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January 28 | 2022

MARKET FOCUS: ZIPS CAR WASH ANNOUNCES ‘AMERICA’S DIRTIEST CAR’ SWEEPSTAKES WINNER

PLANO, Texas — ZIPS Car Wash announced the grand prize winner of its “America’s Dirtiest Car” Sweepstakes, the first national sweepstakes of its kind in the carwash industry, according to a press release.

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January 20 | 2022

ZIPS Car Wash Acquires Rocket Express Car Wash

ZIPS Car Wash announces the acquisition of Rocket Express Car Wash, a 5-store mega car wash chain based in Idaho and Utah. This acquisition brings ZIPS into the Mountain West and marks the first step of their plan for rapid and wide-spread expansion into western markets.

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January 20 | 2022

ZIPS CAR WASH EXPANDS IN KENTUCKY

PLANO, Texas — ZIPS Car Wash announced the recent growth of its express carwash chain in Kentucky with the acquisition of eight Time to Shine Car Wash locations in Lexington, according to a press release.

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January 19 | 2022

ZIPS Car Wash Becomes One of the Largest Express Car Wash Chains in North Carolina

PLANO, Texas --ZIPS Car Wash announced today two single site acquisitions from Heroes Car Wash in Holly Springs, NC, and from Rocket Wash Express in Goldsboro, NC. ZIPS now operates 32 locations across North Carolina, becoming one of the largest, privately-held express car wash operators in the state. ZIPS now operates more than 225 express car washes across 22 states.

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December 22 | 2021

ZIPS Car Wash moves into Minnesota with Four Seasons acquisition

PLANO, Texas — ZIPS Car Wash announced the acquisition of Four Seasons Car Wash in Minnesota, according to a press release. This acquisition is ZIPS first entry into Minnesota and marks the brand’s northern-most carwash location

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December 06 | 2021

TOP 50 U.S. CONVEYOR CHAIN LIST

Each year, the editors of this publication compile and publish a list of the leading conveyorized carwash operators, ranked by their number of locations. In the pages ahead, you will find the 2021 Top 50 U.S. Conveyor Chain List as well as reactions and predictions from some industry leaders. 

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December 02 | 2021

Zips Car Wash acquires Fast Lane

ZIPS Car Wash recently announced the growth of its express carwash chain in the Dallas-Fort Worth with the acquisition of Fast Lane Car Wash. This two-site acquisition brings ZIPS to 11 stores across DFW.

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December 02 | 2021

ZIPS CAR WASH WELCOMES NEW CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

PLANO, Texas — ZIPS Car Wash announces Mark Youngworth as its chief marketing officer (CMO), according to a company press release. As CMO, Youngworth will oversee all customer support, marketing and branding efforts for the growing business.

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November 01 | 2021

ZIPS Car Wash and Operation Homefront Partner to Support Military Families

ZIPS Car Wash (www.zipscarwash.com) is launching a new partnership with Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit serving America's military families. From November 1-11, Zips seeks to raise $10,000 to support Operation Homefront's mission to build strong, stable, and secure military families so they can thrive – not simply struggle to get by – in the communities they've worked so hard to protect.

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