SELF-SERVE CAR WASH EXPERTS

SINCE 1976

what we do

design and develop WORLD CLASS self-service car wash equipment

WASH SYSTEMS

Specifically designed to meet the needs of self-service car wash operators... GinSan Wash Systems provide proven technology coupled with reliable service.

METER BOXES

Innovative and secure, GinSan Meterboxes are engineered with the latest technology, offering customers the ability to use coins, tokens, bills and credit cards. All GinSan meterboxes are constructed of stainless steel and are built to a standard of security proven in thousands of units.

ELECTRONICS

Customer satisfaction and profitability come together through the latest
technology with GinSan display timers, electronic timers and coin acceptors.

PET WASH

A niche product that provides additional curb appeal,
the GinSan Pet Wash encourages growth and attracts a whole new customer base.

BAY SIGNAGE

GinSan designs and develops the most vibrant and durable bay signage in our industry. Featuring crisp imagery with a matte finish to prevent glare, our signage is not only very readable... but durable and flexible as well!

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GinSan Wash Systems

Ultra and Ultimate Compact Systems

GinSan's Ultimate System is designed specifically to meet the needs of the self-service car wash operator. This System encompasses proven technology,   providing the self-serve owner with confidence and "peace of mind." Our staff of   professionals brings you strength and experience—designing, manufacturing and operating self-service equipment for 30 years. We know the importance of "Sensible Value" and build it into every part of the Ultimate System.

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The GinSan Direct Drive System

With property and building costs rising, GinSan understands that maximizing the use of your space is a key component in the success of any investment. With over 30 years of proven performance and a product line driven by you, the customer, GinSan has once again successfully engineered a system that provides you an economical, space-efficient solution built to the unsurpassed GinSan standard. Whether you are retrofitting or building new... the GinSan Direct Drive System is the perfect fit!

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Ultra and Ultimate Super Compact Systems

The Ultra System now offers more, while accepting more. The “Ultra” System is   designed to allow you to provide up to 12 functions in addition to the safety stop feature. This system can accept credit cards, paper bills, up to four coins or tokens...plus your profits will stay safe behind this heavy-duty 11-gauge stainless steel “Ultra” Meterbox with high security lock plug. Give your customers more with The "Ultra" System™ by GinSan!

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The Ultra VFD Wash System

The GinSan Ultra VFD's most innovative feature is the simple, yet powerful Ultra VFD Interface. This touchscreen gives you complete control over the delivery pressure of each function and allows you to
program the GS-400 Message Center in your meterboxes.

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The Versa Stainless Wash System

The industries we serve continue to change and evolve... and so do we. GinSan knows the key to our 42 years of success is our ability to develop technologically driven products that meet the rigorous day-to-day requirements of most vehicle/utility wash operations. The Versa Direct Drive Stainless Steel System is our latest creation.

Reliable, simple, compact... The Versa easily meets the daily requirements for a multitude of different industrial washing applications and services. With customer piece of mind as our number one focus, rest assured with the decision to invest in the most dependable system in the industry from the most identifiable company in the industry.

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The GinSan Wash & Go System

Wash Whatever... Wherever

GinSan has thrived in the self-service wash industry for more than forty years...     now we’re offering all that expertise in a self-contained turnkey unit.

The all “NEW” GinSan Industries Wash & Go provides a immediate revenue stream to a new or existing business. With curb appeal in mind, the sleek industrial design will draw the curiousity of new and existing customers while creating that “WOW” factor needed for immediate success. Regardless if it is an apartment complex, RV park, fleet facility, detail center or marina... just add water, electricity and simply Wash & Go.

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Triple Foam
Low Pressure Add-On System

Increase the perceived value and profits at your wash with this low-pressure add-on. The GinSan Triple Foam System is self-contained and requires little space in your equipment room, yet will make a noticeable difference in your bays. Triple foam conditioner can be dispensed by foam brush or gun applicator. Colorful matching signs are also available to help the customer identifyeach function chosen.

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GinSan Meter Boxes

Ultra Lumi-Touch Meterbox

Being good at many things can mean a fortune in today's marketplace. Owning versatile equipment in the business of self-serve car washes means a great return on your investment. The GinSan® Lumi-Touch™ series of meterboxes are the best all-around choice to suit your specific needs. We build in versatility, because we know what matters most in your business — Security, Savings and Performance.

 Product Features

  • Unmistakable, positive button response
  • L.E.Ds in buttons clearly identify which function is active
  • Accepts credit cards, bills, up to four types of coins or tokens
  • 12 different functions
  • Themed overlay Atmospheres allow you to personalize the look in your bays at no additional cost
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Ultimate Lumi-Touch Meterbox

The GinSan® Ultimate Lumi-Touch™ series of meterboxes are designed to provide versatility to suit your specific needs.

 Product Features

  • Unmistakable, positive button response
  • L.E.Ds in buttons clearly identify which function is active
  • Accepts credit cards, bills, up to four types of coins or tokens
  • Available in 8 or 10 button configurations
  • Themed overlay Atmospheres allow you to personalize the look in your bays at no additional cost
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Ultimate Touchtron Meterboxes

Innovative and secure, Ultimate Touchtron Meterboxes are engineered with the latest technology, offering customers the ability to use coins, tokens, bills and credit cards. All GinSan meterboxes are constructed of stainless steel and are built to a standard of security proven in thousands of units. Our Touchtron II push button system is unique to the industry, providing convenient selection of functions. Ultimate meterboxes feature the GS-400II feature-rich countdown display timer with your choice of Sensortron or Multitron WE coin acceptors.

Ultimate Rotary Meterboxes

Stainless steel ultimate rotary meterboxes are now available in either 7 or 9 function configurations with the GS-400II electronic display and your choice of either a Sensortron or Multitron WE coin acceptor. Other options include the Liberator  credit card reader and bill acceptor.

Ultra Touchtron Meterboxes

Loaded with 12 functions and incredible versatility, Ultra Touchtron
Meterboxes are engineered with the latest technology, offering customers
the ability to use coins, tokens, bills and credit cards. All GinSan
meterboxes are constructed of stainless steel and are built to a
standard of security proven in thousands of units. Our  Touchtron II
push button system is unique to the industry, providing convenient
selection of functions. Ultra meterboxes feature the GS-400II
feature-rich countdown display timer with our Sensortron coin acceptor.

Lumi Shield... Our Latest Series

Identified as the industry leader in self service carwash technologies for the past 41 years, GinSan understands what it takes to make your site unique, identifiable and most importantly profitable. The “OVERSIZED”  Lumi-Shield door allows you to maximize functionality, security and payment methods giving you a clear advantage within your market place.
         
Product Features

  • Oversized 10 gauge stainless steel 15¼” x 25½” door
  • Lumi-Touch lighted stainless steel push buttons with tactile
    response identifies which function is active
  • Lighted scrolling circular or vertical button pattern creates immediate bay presence and curb appeal
  • “Stop” plus 10 or 12 usable functions
  • High Security Medeco plug lock
  • Hinged door allows for convenience and simplified serviceability
  • “NEW” GS-407 Display Timer... Large 1¾” x 8¾” red dot matrix display allows for maximum visibility in the self service bay with versatility and features of the GS-400 display timer
  • Striking graphics package simplifies the use and clearly identifies payment options and door functionality
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GinSan Bay Signs

12" x 12" Instructional Signs

Crisp, glare-free and durable, GinSan's bay signs will simply state your messages for years to come.

Product Features

  • 12" x 12"  3mm white sintra with 5 mil poly laminate
  • Rounded pre-drilled corners
  • Scratch resistant
  • 12 different functions
  • Many standard configurations available
  • Customization available
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21031 - No Oil Changing
Protect the Environment
21032 - Bill Changer
21033 - For Your Convenience
21037 - Want More Time
21034 - No Bucket Washing
21038 - Bill Changer Front and Rear
21042 - Deposit 4 Quarters
21045 - Mat Holder
21044 - Deposit 5 Quarters
21052 - Bill Changer
21047 - Deposit 6 Quarters
21046 - Squeeze Trigger
21057 - Deposit 7 Quarters
21058 - Deposit 8 Quarters
21110 - Insert Dollar Coins
21109 - Insert Tokens Only
21112 - Deposit $1 to Start
21113 - Deposit $1.25 to Start
21114 - Deposit $1.50 to Start
21115 - Deposit $1.75 to Start
21116 - Deposit $2.00 to Start
21117 - Deposit $2.25 to Start
21118 - Deposit $2.50 to Start
21119 - Deposit $2.75 to Start
21120 - Deposit $3.00 to Start

Full Color Pictorial Signs

Vivid, glare-free and durable, GinSan's pictorial signs will brilliantly state your messages for years to come.

Product Features

  • 16" x 23"  3mm white sintra with 5mil poly laminate
  • Rounded pre-drilled corners
  • Scratch resistant
  • Full color
  • Color coded to coordinate with meterbox function decals
  • Many standard configurations available
  • Customization available
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GinSan Electronics

The GS-400II Countdown Display Timer

Customer satisfaction and profitability come together through the latest technology in the GinSan® GS-400II Message Center. Communicate with your customer through a variety of custom programmable messages.

Product Features

  • Timer and display in one (equipment room timer not required)
  • Bonus levels: Three field adjustable levels
  • Event cycles: Two field adjustable levels
  • Programmable 32 character greeting
  • Language Options: English, Spanish, German and French
  • Currency Options: Dollars, Tokens, Pesos and Euros
  • Six adjustable premium inputs
  • Remote activated wash down cycle
  • Adjustable free wash cycle
  • Reports: Revenue, Wash Cycles, Wash Time and 4 additional moneterial inputs
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The Next Generation of Timers

GinSan has been the leading manufacturer of timers for nearly a quarter of a century with more than 100,000 GinSan timers in service throughout the world. Our timers have a history of dependability and split second accuracy and are backed by a 2-year warranty... unsurpassed in the industry.

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The Industry Standard Sensortron by GinSan

The Sensortron® Coin Acceptor by GinSan® is the "workhorse" of the self-serve car wash industry. With its unrivaled quality and reliability, it's no mystery why we've sold nearly a quarter
of a million units. Backed by a 2-year warranty and hassle-free
service, the Sensortron® is a simple solution for your wash bays,
vacuums and vendors.

The Sensortron® is designed and manufactured to provide years of worry-free service. This coin acceptor will compare coins or tokens to sample by size, weight and metallic content and selectivity is field adjustable. Best of all, the Sensortron® is manufactured by GinSan, the proven leader in car wash electronics.

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GinSan Pet Wash

Maximize Your Space... and Super-Size Your Opportunity

GinSan understands that diversifying product services can immediately and positively effect profitability and market share. Adding a Pet Spa provides a niche product with additional curb appeal that encourages growth and attacts a whole new customer base. With multiple product configurations and graphic schemes available, the all inclusive GinSan Pet Spa will keep your customers and their pets begging for more.

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custom configuration

engineered for your specific situation

custom meterboxES

GinSan leads the industry with custom meterbox configurations to fit our own coin boxes or competitive models with the latest in coin and bill acceptor technology plus credit and loyalty card acceptance.

our PRODUCTS

leading the self-service car wash industry since 1976

GinSan Wash Systems

Specifically designed to meet the needs of self-service car wash operators...GinSan Wash Systems provide proven technology coupled with reliable service. Click here to learn more.

GinSan Meterboxes

Innovative and secure, GinSan Meterboxes are engineered with the latest technology, offering customers the ability to use coins, tokens, bills and credit cards. All GinSan Meterboxes are constructed of stainless steel and are built to a standard of security proven in thousands of units. Click here to learn more.

GinSan Electronics

Customer satisfaction and profitability come together through the latest technology with GinSan display timers, electronic timers and coin acceptors. Click here to learn more.

GinSan Pet Wash

A niche product that provides additional curb appeal, the GinSan Pet Wash encourages growth and attracts a whole new customer base. Click here to learn more.

GinSan Bay Signs

GinSan designs and develops the most vibrant and durable bay signage in our industry. Featuring crisp imagery with a matte finish to prevent glare, our signage is not only very readable...but durable and flexible as well. Click here to learn more.

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GinSan Technical Services

GinSan provides numerous technical sheets and owner's manuals online as listed below. If you don't find what your need here, please email tech services at GinSan Tech Services.

To view our tech sheets, you must have Acrobat Reader which can be downloaded for free by clicking on the link below.

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GinSan Industries Return Policy

All products returned to GinSan Industries for warranty  evaluation, credit, or repair must have a RMA (Returned Materials Authorization). To acquire a RMA number you must contact GinSan Industries. At the  time of contact you will be asked for current shipping and contact information,  description of defect, and current method of payment (account name, Visa, or  MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Cash in advance or COD).  GinSan Technical Support can be contacted at  1-800-446-7267 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time  or via email at dkamsickas@ginsan.com.

If a package is received without a RMA it will be refused  and returned to sender.

Each RMA number is good for 90 days. If you have not used  your RMA number in that time, you will have to call for a new RMA number.


These steps must be completed for any and all products returned to GinSan in order to ensure  timely disposition of your return. The average lead time for in house repairs is 3 weeks. If you require expedited service a 20% expedite fee will be assessed to the total cost of repairs with a $20 minimum and $500 maximum. GinSan has a $20 testing fee for all products that are outside of the warranty period. If the product is determined to be in a repairable condition, the testing fee will be waived and the cost of repair  will be charged. For any products that are returned within the appropriate warranty period that are found to be without defect, the testing fee will be  charged.Effective June 1st, 2012 GinSan labor rate for repairs will  be $75 per hour, $37.50 per half hour and the testing fee will be $20.All warranty decisions are at the sole discretion of  GinSan and are final.

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GinSan Industries Warranty Policy

ExpressKey, GinSan, IVS, & Trusco Group of Companies (Company) provides a limited one year warranty on components and piece of equipment produced by the Company to be free from defects in material and workmanship. Electrical assemblies see Appendix A, have a limited two year warranty on the controller to be free from defects in material and workmanship.  This limited warranty does not cover equipment that has been damaged due to misuse, misapplication, modification, altered, neglected, attempted theft, vandalism, connection to improper voltage supply, modification, or such parts that are commonly recognized to be subject to wear in normal usage.  Normal use products are, but not limited to, those listed on Appendix B; which are warranted for 90 days. Every component and piece of equipment is packaged to assist in safe
handling of the product.  

Claims  must be submitted in writing within the appropriate coverage period as covered  by this warranty, from date of shipment, to the Company’s warranty/repair  department.  If the return is approved an  RMA and labeling instructions will be issued and the product can be  returned.  Returned product without the  appropriate RMA and label will be issued to scrap and all  warranties/replacements will be considered null and void.  If the product receiving the RMA is not returned within 20 days from date of issuing the RMA then any credit toward the  product will be reduced by 25%.  If the  product is not returned within 30 days of issuing the RMA then any credit will  be reduced by 50%.  A testing fee of  $20.00 will be applied, if the product passes all tests related to the written  claim, then the fee will be applied and paid prior to return of the product. If the product fails the test then the fee  will not be applied. If a product is determined to be non-repairable, a $20.00  testing fee will be applied. The Company may charge a 20% restocking fee for  returned product and/or an order, which is canceled and/or material has already  been ordered and/or received to fill such order. The average lead time for in  house repairs is 3 weeks. If you require expedited service a 20% expedite fee will be assessed to the total cost of repairs with a $20 minimum and $500 maximum.  

The  Company’s warranty/repair department will inspect all components, submitted  under warranty.  Warranty replacement  will be based solely on the analysis and confirmation that the product defect was caused by material and/or workmanship.   The company reserves the right to change the design of the product  without assuming any obligation to modify any product previously manufactured or to replace warranted product other than with redesigned product.            

In some cases it is easier for the customer to send a Company purchased product direct to the manufacturer for replacement. In those cases the customer will be notified that their product falls under that process and should work with that manufacturer directly. Appendix C shows the purchased parts that falls under this case.

This  warranty covers the product replacement only; charges 
for damages, freight  and/or labor will not be accepted.  There  are no warranties expressed or implied which extend beyond this Limited  Warranty.  The loss of use of the  product, loss of time, inconvenience, commercial loss, incidental or  consequential damages is not covered.  The Company shall not be liable for incidental, special, or consequential damages including without limitation damages resulting from  personal, bodily injury or death or damages to or loss of use of property.

 APPENDIX A - 2-Year Warranty Controllers
• Sensortron
• Multitron
• Touchtron
• 24 VAC Timer
• Liberator

 APPENDIX B - 90-Day Warranty Components 
• Pressure Hoses
• Swivels
• Nozzles
• Safety Shut-off Guns
• Seals
• O-Rings
• Shop Vac
• Electromechanical Devices
• Vac Motor Brushes          

APPENDIX C - Purchased Products that are Handled Direct with the Manufacturer
• Shop Vac
• IDX Products
• Bill Acceptors
• Compressors
• Pump Motors
• Dixmor Timers
• CAT Pumps

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Contact Information

GinSan Industries
3611 – 3 Mile Road NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49534
800.446.7267
Fax: 616.791.9925

Distributor Sales
Doug Empie dempie@ginsan.com
Patrick Pearson ppearson@ginsan.com

Catalog and OEM Sales
Doug Empie dempie@ginsan.com
Patrick Pearson ppearson@ginsan.com

Marketing / Website
Penny Schuyler pschuyler@ginsan.com

Purchasing
Barbara Botbyl bbotbyl@ginsan.com

Technical Services
Dan Kamsickas dkamsickas@ginsan.com

Credit and Account Balances
Marlene Redner mredner@ginsan.com

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GinSan Careers

Lead Engineer - Product Design & Development

GinSan Industries is a Grand Rapids, MI based manufacturer of self-serve car wash equipment and water treatment systems. Founded in 1976, the company possesses a strong position in the markets in which it participates. The company is seeking candidates to succeed the head of our engineering function who is retiring. Qualified individuals will possess the following credentials:

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in an engineering role with at least 5 of those years involved in product design and development
  • Solid understanding of fluid control (motors, pumps) and electrical/mechanical control and metering systems
  • Working knowledge of SolidWorks design software
  • The ability to direct and monitor the activitiesof a small staff to ensure timely and accurate completion of projects
  • Knowledge of UL and foreign productcertification processes will be helpful

Compensation for the position will be commensurate with the qualifications of the selected candidate. GinSan offers an excellent work environment and a competitive benefit package. Interested candidates should submit their resume to careers@ginsan.com or mail a hard copy to:

Ginsan Industries
Attn: Human Resources
3611 Three Mile Road, NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49534

Machine Assembly - Car Wash Equipment

GinSan Industries is a Grand Rapids, MI based manufacturer of self-serve car wash equipment and water treatment systems. Founded in 1976, the company possesses a strong position in the markets in which it participates. Our continued growth has resulted in the opportunity for a dedicated, self-starter to join our assembly department.  Qualified individuals will possess the following credentials:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to maintain focus with limited supervision
  • Electrical and/or plumbing skills beneficial
  • Computer literacy

Compensation for the position will be commensurate with the qualifications of the selected candidate. GinSan offers an excellent work environment and a competitive benefit package. Interested candidates should submit their resume to careers@ginsan.com or mail a hard copy to:

Ginsan Industries
Attn: Human Resources
3611 Three Mile Road, NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49534

Customer Service Representative - Car Wash Equipment

GinSan Industries is a Grand Rapids, MI based manufacturer of self-serve car wash equipment and water treatment systems. Founded in 1976, the company possesses a strong position in the markets in which it participates. Our continued growth has resulted in the opportunity for a dedicated, self-starter to join our sales/customer service department.  Qualified individuals will possess the following credentials:

  • Associates Degree or further educational achievement, currently enrolled candidates considered
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with shipping/receiving procedures beneficial
  • Ability to manage stressful situations
  • Willingness to learn the product line and develop industry knowledge
  • Computer literate and competent with Microsoft Office

Compensation for the position will be commensurate with the qualifications of the selected candidate. GinSan offers an excellent work environment and a competitive benefit package. Interested candidates should submit their resume to careers@ginsan.com or mail a hard copy to:

Ginsan Industries
Attn: Human Resources
3611 Three Mile Road, NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49534

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News

GinSan will be exhibiting at these upcoming trade events:

Car Wash Show Europe™ 2017
September 25-27, 2017
RAI Exhibition Center
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Northeast Regional Car Wash Convention
October 2-4, 2017
Atlantic City Convention Center
One Convention Boulevard,
Atlantic City, NJ 08401