January 27, 2023
- As the owner of Howell Soft Cloth Car Wash, Tom O'Connell, retires, he has sold the business to JAX Kar Wash.
- O'Connell purchased Howell Soft Cloth Car Wash around 1980 and has been the owner and operator ever since.
- JAX Kar Wash is investing approximately 1.5 million into the improvement of Howell Soft Cloth Car Wash, so long-time customers can expect changes in the future.
- O'Connell decided to sell to JAX Kar Wash because their status of a reputable and well-established business, as well as his personal relationship with the family that owns JAX.
- Talks were underway for about 8 or 9 months, but JAX officially took over in late January of 2023.