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ZIPS Car Wash Announces Expansion to Orlando

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Acquisition Marks 45th site to Acquire in 2022

Plano, TX – (September 23, 2022)— ZIPS Car Wash announced today its expansion into a new market with the acquisition of six car wash locations in Orlando, FL. ZIPS acquired these sites from Wash City Car Wash in Orlando, Kissimmee, Avon Park, Lake Wales and Oviedo, Florida. The final acquisition was completed last week and adds a location in Winter Garden, FL. This transaction marks the 45th location for ZIPS to acquire in 2022 with the growing express chain now operating over 250 locations across the country.

“Wash City operated excellent car washes with a reputation that proceeds itself.  We plan to uphold that reputation and exceed customer expectations with exclusive benefits our brand can offer customers,” said David Miller, SVP of Business Development, ZIPS Car Wash.   

Before this transaction, ZIPS owned and operated locations throughout the state of Florida, including coastal towns like Miami and Pensacola. This acquisition brings the brand inland to the Orlando area and ZIPS now serves customers at 15 locations across the state.

“We can’t thank our customers enough for the patronage they have shown us over the years and we’re proud to hand our locations over to ZIPS,” said Bill Merkel, Owner, Wash City Car Wash. “The process of getting these six locations into the ZIPS portfolio was seamless and the entire team is excited to be able to offer our customers perks that a brand this size can make available to the consumer,” he added.

ZIPS Car Wash offers unlimited car wash services, free self-serve vacuums, free towels and spray cleaner for interior detailing and other perks for its customers. ZIPS locations in Orlando are open daily from 8am – 8pm and customers can now manage their Unlimited Membership online through the ZIPSme Portal, found on

“We’ve partnered with other large retailers to extend discounts and perks to our customers and theirs, making the partnerships meaningful and sustainable for both brands,” said Mark Youngworth, Chief Marketing Officer, ZIPS Car Wash. “The ZIPSme portal is the gateway for our customers to get more out of their ZIPS experience and it’s our goal to make the platform a valuable resource and fun part of their relationship to our brand,” he adds.

About ZIPS Car Wash

ZIPS Car Wash, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is the largest privately held car wash operator nationwide. ZIPS is among the fastest growing express car wash chains in the country, operating more than 250 locations across 24 states. With over 18 years of car washing experience, ZIPS has invested in industry leading technology, creative hiring and training methods, local partnerships, and a laser-focus on customer care as driving forces behind ZIPS growing business model. ZIPS Car Wash is about much more than getting cars clean. Our #1 purpose is to make people happy, from our community outreach efforts and fundraising programs to our focus on employees.  ZIPS strives for a great, clean, and fun customer experience. To learn more visit: