The United States offers significant growth potential for the group. With a vehicle population of over 263M vehicles, an increase of 5.4% on 2010, it’s estimated that in 2016, US car wash revenues exceeded $12.0 Billion, with conveyors expected to account for nearly half of all income.
Every day over 8M vehicles are washed in the US with over 2.3Bn vehicles washed every year.
ICWG entered the US in August 2015 and already has over 150 sites which makes us one of the major players in the market. The US sites operate under 3 key brands – Car Wash USA Express, Goo-Goo 3 Minute Express Wash and Supersonic in the state of Utah.
Acquired by ICWG in 2015, Car Wash USA Express now consists of over 60 sites covering Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Ohio, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. It is currently the largest express exterior car wash in the Mid-South offering a wash that takes just 3 minutes, coupled with free vacuums.
Additional sites are continuously being acquired and developed as we pursue a consistent growth strategy in this key market
- Visit the company's website at:carwashusaexpress.com
Supersonic Car Wash was founded in Ogden, Utah in 1959 and was Utah’s only full service car wash at the time. Supersonic now has both full-service and express exterior locations in Salt Lake, Utah and Weber Counties.
Acquired by ICWG in August 2015, Supersonic provides additional opportunities to grow within the state of Utah with a number of locations already identified.
- Visit the company's website at:supersoniccarwash.com
Since 1945 Goo-Goo 3 Minute Express Wash has met the needs of the driving public by giving customers a quality carwash with fast, economical, great service. As one of the oldest car wash brands in the United States, Goo-Goo has led the way by developing the concept to meet the needs of the driving public for over 60 years.
Acquired by ICWG in July 2017, there are over 50 express wash outlets in seven states primarily in the southern United States and Ohio.
- Visit the company's website at:googooexpresswash.com/
Trading at nearly 740 sites in 13 European countries, every year the IMO brand washes nearly 29 million cars. Founded in Germany in 1965 the IMO brand has expanded to include over 310 sites in Germany, 254 in the UK and over 175 sites throughout the rest of Europe.
Europe provides strong growth opportunities with IMO ideally positioned to add new sites in existing markets and expand into new territories. IMO entered the Danish market in early 2017 and now has 2 sites fully open.
- Visit the company's website at:imocarwash.com
The first IMO location was opened in Australia in 2006 and since then has grown steadily to 23 sites with the most recent site opened in October 2018. The country provides significant growth opportunities for the brand with the aim being to more than double the number of existing sites.
- Visit the company's website at:imocarwash.au