J.E. Adams Industries Ltd.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
J.E. Adams has been a leading manufacturer of vacuums, parts, and accessories in the self-serve car washing, pressure washing, and mist cooling industries for more than 40 years.
What’s New/Best Seller • Stainless Steel Stanchions for the Mounted Vac System/Central Vac System.
Advantages/Features • Central vacuum stanchions make a statement and draw customers to a wash. J.E. Adams offers these stanchions in stainless steel for its three models of central vacuum stanchions: single arch, dual arch, and no arch. Systems are available with swivel and fixed-arch booms. Commercial no-pay vacuums and pay vacuums are available with stainless steel or lighted domes. Operators can draw extra attention by adding the available LED light strips to the arches.
Systems come complete with matching canopies to provide a shaded area for customers to clean out their cars. Trash cans and mat racks are included with the stanchions and are made of stainless steel. The stanchions are available in red, blue, yellow, and green powder coat. The stainless steel arch includes a quick disconnect coupler allowing the removal of hoses at the end of the day to prevent theft. Each unit includes a hanger that mounts to the pole for easy access and storage of the claw tool.
Contact • J.E. Adams Industries Ltd.,
1025 63rd Avenue S.W.,
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404.
Toll free: (800) 553-8861.
AVW Equipment Company Inc.
Constructed using durable stainless steel, AVW’s vacuum systems are weather-proof and blend into nearly all car wash site designs. They are an example of the company’s business and design philosophy: simplify the design and use high-quality materials to build reliable and durable car wash components.
What’s New/Best Seller • Stainless-Steel Vacuum Systems — Dirtbag Pre-Filter.
Advantages/Features • Custom-fit to your site requirements, the vacuum systems provide an easy and cost-effective way to add a vacuum offering to a wash. Available options include a central vac separator or high-efficiency vac motor controlled by a “free vac” push-button actuator box or coin box. The Dirtbag pre-filter expands the performance and reduces the maintenance of any car wash vacuum filter.
Contact • AVW Equipment Company Inc.,
105 South 9th Avenue,
Maywood, IL 60153.
Industrial Vacuum Systems
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Industrial Vacuum Systems is a leading manufacturer of quality, reliable, high performance vacuum cleaners with a full line of coin-operated, free-use, and vacuum arches. IVS manufactures fragrance and shampoo vacuums, air and vending machines, vacuum islands, and canopies.
What’s New/Best Seller • Power Vac Combos.
Advantages/Features • Featuring a shampoo and fragrance option, the new Power Vac Combos from IVS feature a simplified design created from the ground up to be profitable and wash owner friendly. These new combination vacuums provide amazing versatility at an affordable price point.
Contact • Industrial Vacuum Systems,
3611 3 Mile Rd NW,
Grand Rapids, MI 49534.
Toll free: (800) 968-8227.
Carolina Pride Carwash Systems & Solutions
Timberlake, North Carolina
Carolina Pride Carwash Systems and Solutions has been providing car wash operators throughout North America with industrial grade wash systems for more than 50 years. Carolina Pride offers many services, including car wash payment and management systems, Turbo Dry, Performa, Express, and the newest OPTIMAX Series of self-service wash equipment. In addition, the company offers its Tunnel Solutions line of equipment which includes the popular Solution Control Center and Motor Control Centers, spot-free rinse systems, vacuum stanchions, and an online car wash academy.
What’s New/Best Seller • Stainless Steel Vacuum Stanchions
Advantages/Features • The industrial grade vacuum stanchions come with a standard single or dual vac drop, 1.5” x 15’ flexible hose and are available in stainless steel or powder coated in your choice of colors. Optional features include: overhead vacuum piping, vacuum debris separator, vacuum claw holder, crevice tool, LED light bar, refuse container, push button start, floor mat holder, bottle holder, and custom graphic panel insert.
Contact • Carolina Pride Carwash Systems and Solutions,
225 Crown Blvd.,
Timberlake, NC 27583.
Toll free: (800) 421-5119.
Sonny’s The CarWash Factory
Sonny’s offers a complete suite of car wash business solutions. It’s everything you need to succeed, all from one partner.
What’s New/Best Seller • Bendable Vacuum Boom Light w/Cable.
Advantages/Features • The low-profile 1” design is engineered around the latest LED technology and powered directly from the AC source with no external driver requirement. Quick connect cabling provides fast and simple installation. Features include: white LED tube 40 watt brightness, 8-foot power cord cable direct feed, and IP67-rated water proofing.
Contact • Sonny’s The CarWash Factory,
5605 Hiatus Road,
Tamarac, FL 33321.
Toll free: (800) 327-8723.
Tommy Car Wash Systems
Proven in grueling conditions and varied climates all over the world, vacuum stations from Tommy Car Wash Systems feature stainless steel construction with a curving triangular sunshade design.
What’s New/ Best Seller • Tommy 2.0 Single Motor Vacuum System.
Advantages/Features • The newest Tommy 2.0 vacuum center features a single 4.6-hp motor mounted on top of each station, allowing you to get rid of the big andbulky central vacuum systems for a cleaner and more straightforward design. The single motor conserves energy by onlyusing power at stations that are currently in use.
Contact • Tommy Car Wash Systems,
581 Ottawa Ave,
Holland, MI 49423.
Lake Tahoe, Nevada
For more than 25 years, AutoVac has served the vacuum needs of the car care industry through its widely recognized, dependable central vacuum systems. AutoVac is known for its innovation and world-class research and development capabilities.
What’s New/Best Seller • Metered Central Self-Serve Vacuums.
Advantages/Features • Metered central vacuum systems let car wash owners decide how long customers vacuum free of charge. Each customer enjoys powerful vacuum suction for a set period of time, then AutoVac’s metering device automatically cuts off suction to that specific lane. This reduces wait times and cuts energy costs. “Free vacuums” no longer have to be “free unlimited” vacuums.
Delivery/Installation • Systems are available worldwide through AutoVac’s distributor and installation network.
Customer/Operator Support • A team of technical support experts can immediately answer any installation or operating questions.
Pricing • Available upon request.
Contact • AVI Car Care LLC,
297 Kingsbury Grade, Suite 1019,
Lake Tahoe, NV 89449.
Toll free: (888) 628-8682.
For more than 20 years Mr. Nozzle has been a leading manufacturer and distributor of vacuum nozzles, crevice tools, vacuum hoses, wet/dry vacuums, vacuum hose ends, and many other vacuum attachments.
What’s New/Best Seller • Vacuum Nozzle.
Advantages/Features • Mr. Nozzle’s latest vacuum nozzle combines the functions of both a crevice tool and a claw nozzle. The tool allows the user to vacuum more thoroughly by combining functions. Its wide opening enables strong suction and efficiency for large areas, while also maintaining a narrow shape for hard-to-reach places. The U.S. made nozzles are available in 1.5” and 2” wide versions and six color choices. Mr. Nozzle has a large inventory and in-house manufacturing facility that is able to customize products to meet individual operator needs.
Contact • Mr. Nozzle,
11710 Sterling Ave.,
Riverside, CA 92503.
Toll free: (800) 537-7625.
Fax: (951) 273-7534.
Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems
Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems, with more than 50 years of experience and installations in more than 75 countries, offers a complete catalog of innovative car wash equipment including tunnels, automatics, self serve, and support equipment.
What’s New/Best Seller • Central Vacuum System.
Advantages/Features • Easily provide multiple vacuum stations with one central system. The system provides ease of use with only one central location to service. The improved producer has larger bearings available in 15-, 20-, and 25-hp. An optional vacuum gauge can be mounted on the collector to monitor the performance of the system. Units feature long-lasting stainless steel vacuum arches with optional cloth shade.
Customer/Operator Support • Worldwide distribution network.
Contact • Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems,
5842 W. 34th Street,
Houston, TX 77092.
Toll free: (800) 999- 9878.
North York, Ontario
Eurovac is an industry leader in centralized vacuuming and automotive detailing. For more than 30 years Eurovac has built systems that work all day.
What’s New/Best Seller • Centralized Vacuum.
Advantages/Features • Whether the site has four arches or 40, Eurovac has a system that can meet demand. Eurovac offers a variety of arches and workstations to best suit the facility’s needs and budget. In addition to the arches, Eurovac offers an array of lighting and tool options to give the site a complete and finished system. Systems are available with producers ranging from 5 to 150 hp.
Customer/Operator Support • Eurovac works on a national distribution network. In addition to its distribution network, it employs a team of in-house installers. Eurovac also has support available by phone for any technical questions.
Contact • Eurovac,
44 Milvan Dr.,
North York, ON,
Canada M9L 1Z3.
Toll free: (800) 265-3878.
Vacutech designs, engineers, and manufactures each system to a wash’s specific needs to create vacuum plazas that deliver eye-catching aesthetics while working perfectly for a specific site. The company brings science and more than 120 years of combined expertise and experience to each project and offers creative solutions for every challenge and desire.
What’s New/Best Seller • Central Vacuum Systems.
Advantages/Features • Custom engineering of powerful central vacuum producers means customers don’t experience a drop in performance even when all vacuum stalls are in use. The company provides complete systems — from powerful vacuum producers to filter separators to attractive arch styles with custom colors and lighting that complement a wash’s overall look to create memorable curb appeal. Vacutech’s systems also include accessories customers love, such as mat racks, tool holders, waste receptacles, and sun awnings. The company’s core principles are uncompromising quality, system performance, and customer service and support. Vacutech backs each system with customer service from first call to install and beyond.
Contact • Vacutech LLC,
1350 Hi Tech Drive,
Sheridan, WY 82801.
Toll free: (800) 917-9444.
Royal Palm Beach, Florida
J-KO Company has a full line of mat cleaning equipment. All machines are built and assembled in the USA.
What’s New/Best Seller • Mat Cleaner with Central Vac Extension.
Advantages/Features • The Mat-Vac connects directly to a central vac system. The suction valve is open only when the machine is in use. Automatic and hands free, it vacuums mats in about five seconds.
Contact • J-KO Company,
200 Business Parkway, Suite D,
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411.
Toll Free: (877) 727-6685.
Fax: (561) 795-7473.