Since its founding in 1948, Crew Carwash has been dedicated to delivering a clean, fast friendly experience to each customer, every time they visit.
Mike’s Minit Man Carwash opens in Fort Wayne, IN. The full-service carwash is the first in Indiana, and only the 18th in the US. Founder Joe Dahm chooses the name “Mike’s” to go with Minit Man Carwash. Truly revolutionary, cars were chained to theconveyor and hand-scrubbed—a humble beginning for what is now one of the largest exterior-only, high-tech carwashchains in the nation.
Mike’s opens a second location in Fort Wayne, IN.
Evolving from full-service to an exterior-only carwash, Mike’s Express Carwash is introduced.
Mike’s Express opens it first location in Indianapolis, IN on Allisonville Road.
Founders Joe and Ed Dahm step down, passing the torch to their sons, Bill and Mike Dahm and Jerry Dahm.
Mike’s Express expands to Ohio, opening on Cincinnati’s Beechmont Avenue.
Mike’s receives the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics.
Mike’s is named a “Top Small Workplace” by The Wall Street Journal.
Rebranding changes the company name to Mike’s Carwash.
Mike’s introduces a new design concept. COO Billy Schaming is named President.
Mike’s washes its 100,000,000 vehicle. Wondering just how long it takes take to wash 100 million vehicles? 64 years.
Mike’s Carwash expands to Kentucky, opening on Burlington Pike in Florence.
Owners Bill and Mike Dahm enter into a friendly reorganization creating two separate companies: Crew Carwash in Central Indiana, and Mike’s Carwash in Northern Indiana,Evansville, Indiana, Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio and Florence, Kentucky.
Crew Carwash is launched with 26 locations in Central Indiana: the Indianapolis area, Kokomo, Lafayette/WestLafayette, Terre Haute and Columbus.
Crew opens its first location since the 2014 Reorganization in Brownsburg, IN.
Crew Carwash named Top Places to Work by Team Members.
Crew Carwash is now open in Merrillville, Bloomington and Avon West making for 30 locations in Indiana.
Crew Carwash is now open in Muncie making that 31 locations in Indiana.