Kept's legacy began as a response to a need in the market. In the early 70s, the transportation and distribution industry was quickly expanding, calling for a more effective cleaning solution. So, in 1973, Fleetwash was created as one of the first mobile truck washing businesses.
In the decades that followed, Fleetwash continued to respond to growing market needs. And the hardworking, "can-do, will-do" attitude of the employees led to an expansion of services and key investments in sustainability and technology. Today, Fleetwash is now a subsidiary of Kept, the parent company to nine sustainable nationwide facility maintenance brands.
In response to the growing transportation industry, Fleetwash opens a mobile truck washing operation. As a family-run business, the Fleetwash team is driven by innovation, hard work and long hours.
With the Clean Water Act in the spotlight, the environmental impact of industrial pollutants becomes a pressing concern in the United States.
Fleetwash works to address rising concerns over wastewater and its effects on ground and stormwater pollution. As a result, they develop their first end-to-end water recovery system.
Fleetwash acquires its first company - HydroClean.
Fleetwash expands its expertise to the Petroleum Industry – cleaning and reimaging hundreds of Gas Stations across the country.
Fleetwash continues to respond to rapid market needs, expanding its services and growing to become a nationwide provider.
Fleetwash joins the U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce and adds biodegradable washing agents to their water filtration and elimination process.
Fleetwash becomes Kept Companies, the parent company for leading facility maintenance brands.