WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF SMARTWASH

ISTOBAL is a Spanish multinational group and a market leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of vehicle wash and care solutions. With over 65 years’ experience, ISTOBAL harnesses innovation and the latest technology to provide products and services that generate high returns for the car wash business in various sectors, while also offering a positive, convenient and fast experience for users of car wash installations. Inspired by technological progress and in a constant state of evolution, we created ISTOBAL’s Smartwash universe. We invite you to find out all about it.

  • +75 countries

    ISTOBAL exports its products and services to more than 75 countries on all continents.

  • 10 subsidiaries.

    Multinational group with 10 commercial subsidiaries in Europe and the US.

  • +900 employees

    Istobal boasts a workforce of more than 900 professionals and an extensive network of distributors.

3 Manufacturing plants

Three manufacturing and assembly plants in Spain, the United States and Brazil.

78% international sales

78% of ISTOBAL’s equipment production is aimed at export markets.

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ISTOBAL IN THE WORLD

A global network in easy reach

The ISTOBAL GROUP is one of the main European leaders in the car wash and car sector thanks to its commitment to internationalization, innovation, talent development and entrepreneurship. With an established network of subsidiaries and distributors, we can respond quickly and flexibly to the needs of more than 75 markets worldwide by offering pioneering products and services that are well-served by a global commercial team and technical service.

  • SUBSIDIARIES
  • DISTRIBUTORS

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

Comprehensive solutions for car wash spaces

We understand car wash installations as global spaces designed to provide integral care for all kinds of vehicles. Our product range covers all the requirements for washing the interior and exterior of vehicles in the automotive, transport and mobility sectors.

ISTOBAL is evolving alongside these sectors, anticipating the future demand and responding to the needs of these sectors by providing innovative car wash solutions that adapt to change and look to the future.

We develop comprehensive global solutions that range from design to manufacturing through to commercial and technical support. We also have our own line of chemical products, and we also provide flexible rental solutions and services relating to maintenance, technology, marketing and after-sales for our customers.

WHAT MOTIVATES US?

Transforming the car wash sector every day

We work hard to offer comprehensive global solutions that add major profitability to the car wash and car care business, using the latest technology and providing the best customer service.

We are always looking ahead, encouraging curiosity and creativity, and working as a team to transform the car wash experience, making it quicker, easier, more effective and enjoyable all the time.

Our aim is to offer the best value to our customers, providing quality and efficacy every day by striking the perfect balance between profitability, flexibility and innovation.

We are an inclusive company that generates trust and is committed to promoting young talent and entrepreneurial spirit through education, research and sport.

With our high level of commitment to growth, we collaborate in various programs to promote the growth of our business and our international profile programs, enhancing our image, innovation, competitive edge and internationalization.

OUR STORY

TRADE SHOW CALENDAR

2019

16 January
AUTOZUM, Salzburg
24 January
NADA, San Francisco
19 February
WPMA, Las Vegas
21 February
TRANSPOTEC, Verona
24 February
SCWA, Arlington TX
07 March
GENEVA INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW
13 March
MOTORTEC, Madrid
22 March
BGCAR SHOW, Belgrade
28 March
PETROLEUM ISTANBUL
05 April
BFI SHOW, Denmark
08 Abril
FORECOURT SHOW, Birmingham
30 April
COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SHOW, Birmingham
05 May
CARWACS, Toronto
13 May
THE CAR SHOW, Nashville
08 May
TANKESTELLE & MITTELSTAND, Münster
22 May
AUTOPROMOTEC, Bologna
10 June
COLD CHAIN, Chicago
13 August
EXPOPOSTOS, São Paulo
01 October
NACS, Atlanta
15 October
EQUIPAUTO, Paris
28 October
NACV, Atlanta

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