Topic: The Netherlands

Burglar hits Dutch car washes

The NetherlandsSeveral car washes in the north of The Netherlands have faced a wave of burglaries in recent weeks. Vending machines at car washes in different locations have repeatedly been broken open or simply pulled from...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Mesa Coatings becomes Indufast

The NetherlandsIndufast has acquired Mesa Coatings. With this strategic take-over, the supplier of industrial floor coatings and materials aims to further strengthen its position in the market.Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Caramba becomes Berner Wash

the Netherlands / GermanyChemical specialist Caramba will be integrated into the Berner Group. The European retail company will initially use this approach as a pilot project in Germany and the Netherlands.Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Circle K car wash lands in The Netherlands

The NetherlandsCircle K has opened its first car wash in the Netherlands. The former TotalEnergies gas station at Schiphol Airport has now been converted to the red colored brand. Eventually, all of TotalEnergies’ 70 carwashes will...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Meet Rick, a Dutch car wash veteran

The Netherlands Dutch car wash veteran Rick Nieuwenhuijs has installed car washes for decades and did service maintenance for all of WashTec’s car washes in The Netherlands. Nowadays, he is on the road as a ‘carwash troubleshooter’,...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Falcon keeps growing

The NetherlandsDutch car wash company Falcon Carwash has taken over yet another company. The Kuzee Shell gas station Souburg in Zeeland will be completely converted to Falcon’s unmanned washing concept. The company expects to grow to...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Baptista Car Wash Systems turns 75

The NetherlandsBaptista Car Wash Systems will celebrate its 75th anniversary in March. To celebrate this, the Dutch company is introducing its new self-service car wash system. “This is an important step in our pursuit of greener...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

More Dutch cars on the road

The NetherlandsGood news for Dutch car wash companies. The number of passenger cars on Dutch roads rose to 9.4 million last year. A new record. About two-thirds of sales involved a partially or fully electric vehicle....Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

‘Saturated power grid hinders businesses’

The NetherlandsEven though the economy in The Netherlands is looking pretty healthy, the saturated power grid has become a major economic bottleneck. Car washes with expansion plans are sometimes hindered by this. They have to wait...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Spectro limits its ecological footprint

SustainabilityDutch cleaning specialist Spectro continues to invest in a sustainable policy. The company has just shared its recent results, which indicates it’s smart to take corporate responsibility seriously.Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Getting your car washed in a nightclub

Imagine getting your car washed inside a nightclub, while Sisters Sledge or The Village People are blasting from the speakers and disco lights are flashing from all sides. In a Dutch car wash near Rotterdam...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Meet the future of vacuuming

It looks like something straight out of a science fiction movie but it’s a vacuum cleaner. Meet the future of vacuum plazas, recently presented by Dutch company ACE Carwash Systems. After two years of development...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

New car wash brand enters Dutch market

Carwash Today recently opened their first branch in the Dutch town of Tegelen, near the German border. Owner Marc Kuypers runs a number of gas stations, but sees more future prospects for car washing. “A...Read more
|Comment|author: Belinda Meijers