PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., the industry-leading manufacturer of in-bay automatic vehicle wash systems, is pleased to announce the appointment of Car Wash Equipment & Supply (CWE&S) as a new distributor serving the Southern Florida market beginning August 1, 2012. CWE&S and PDQ Manufacturing are very excited about their new partnership. Headquartered in Coral Springs, FL, CWE&S does business throughout the Florida counties of Broward, Charlotte, Collier, Dade, Hendry, Indian River, Lee, Martin, Munroe, Palm Beach, Sarasota and St. Lucie. CWE&S will distribute, install and service PDQ’s full line of vehicle-wash systems and peripheral equipment, including the LaserWash® and ProTouch® in-bay automatic wash systems, MaxAir® and SwingAir® drying systems, and Access® payment terminals.

Bruce G. Remillard, President and CEO of CWE&S stated, “Considering all the uncertainty these days with car wash manufacturers, it makes perfect sense to align CWE&S with PDQ Manufacturing, a company known for quality equipment, dedication to professional service and a firm commitment to local Distributors.” CWE&S has been selling, installing, marketing and servicing car wash sites in south Florida for more than 40 years with over 600 installations. “By combining our local sales, service and installation with PDQ’s leadership position in manufacturing; together we’ll be able to offer our customers superior quality products and service alternatives that all emphasize value and an improved customer experience.” CWE&S recently ended its relationship with Ryko Manufacturing after 32 years as a top distributor.

Car Wash Equipment & Supplies has one of the largest sales and service organizations serving the car wash industry in southern Florida. Using its existing large base of wash customers, CWE&S is looking at expanding its sales and services to include existing PDQ car wash operators throughout the region. As a full-service provider CWE&S offers a wide range of services, including business consulting, design and development, custom marketing programs, tailored chemical solutions and a broad range of training programs. CWE&S can be reached at (954) 796-3394 or by visiting www.carwashequipment.com.

Commenting on the appointment, PDQ’s Senior Vice President of Sales, Gerry Hanrahan said, “We are very pleased to form a new partnership with CWE&S to take over coverage for this important region. It is not often that we get an opportunity to add such a highly respected and well established car wash distributor to our PDQ network and we appreciate the opportunity to work with them to grow our businesses in the southern Florida market.”