proud to share our company history

Our heritage matters. It’s more than a story of where we’ve been, it’s a record of who we are, what we stand for and how we’ve reacted to the times.

The Reliable Plus timeline is a snapshot of key moments encompassing nearly 35 years of vehicle wash excellence. But they are not our favorite moments. Those happen each time we sit down with a customer, hear their story, understand their challenges, and find a solution that makes their business better.

Distributorship

Market Expansion

Mergers & Acquisitions

Company Updates

1986
Reliable Plus Car Wash Services, Inc. was founded as an independent service company out of St. Louis Park, MN.
1990
Business expanded to begin serving North Dakota market.
1993
Moved into new office and warehouse in Bloomington, MN.
1994
Awarded Mark VII® Equipment distributorship.
1998
Cary and Barb Fritsvold purchase Reliable Plus from Cary's father Gerald.
2001
Awarded Jim Coleman® Company distributorship.
2002
Business expanded to serve Wisconsin market.
2004
Awarded PECO® Tunnel Equipment Distributorship.
2005
Wash Tec® Soft Wash product offering is added to portfolio.
2009
Moved into a new expanded facility in Burnsville, Minnesota.
2016
Business expands to serve Iowa market.
2017
Opened warehouse facilities in Oshkosh, WI and Dubuque, Ia.
2018
Awarded AVW Distributorship and Tommy's Distributorship
2018
Reliable Plus is acquired by Lube-Tech, and merged with Professional Carwash Systems (PCS) to offer an even wider vehicle wash offering to an expanded geography.

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