Ryko, headquartered in Grimes, Iowa, has been responsible for a series of firsts in the car wash industry, including the development of reliable washes and activation systems operable without attendants, the industry-standard interface with “at the pump” point of sale systems for oil companies, and many other innovative features that changed the car wash industry. To strengthen its sales presentation to potential customers, Ryko sought out QA Graphics for a creative solution that would provide better visualization of Ryko car wash systems in customers’ bays. Specifically, QA Graphics’ 3D design team created a series of photorealistic graphics that accurately showcase the company’s CleanTouch rollover vehicle car wash system.
To complete the project, Ryko provided architectural drawings and QA Graphics’ 3D designer visited a car wash location to take a series of photographs, thus ensuring the final graphics accurately portray the equipment. The 3D graphics illustrate how the car wash station looks from the point of entry, overhead showing the CleanTouch equipment and its components, and exiting the wash.
“Our experience working with QA Graphics was fantastic. They were very responsive to our needs and provided the high-end type of visuals that we were looking for,” said Doug Roush, marketing product manager at Ryko. “We will use these graphics to generate additional revenue. Having such realistic visuals like these will allow us to do so.”
Helping Ryko visually demonstrate one of their product lines is just one recent example of how QA Graphics’ 3D design services have been utilized. The company provides a variety of 3D designs, animations, modeling and rendering services spanning all industries. They are able to create realistic 3D graphic representations from photos, existing graphics, schematic designs and ideas, and with a state-of-the-
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QA Graphics is an interactive design company specializing in Flash development, touchscreen applications, 3D design/animation, mobile apps and multimedia. The company is a leader in the building automation and green building industries, providing system graphic development services and energy dashboards to help educate occupants about building performance and sustainability. Visit http://www.qagraphics.com
Ryko Solutions, Inc. is the largest provider of managed car wash systems in North America, offering an integrated, end-to-end clean vehicle solution consisting of equipment, chemicals, a national technical services organization and consumer marketing programs. The company’s primary focus is creating maximum profitability in car wash operations for gas/convenience stores, private investors, land developers and auto dealers. Headquartered in Grimes, Iowa, the company has been in operation since 1973 and employs over 360 people throughout North America. Visit http://www.ryko.com