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Tunnel Wash Systems – August 2019

08/01/19

Motor City Wash Works Inc.

Wixom, Michigan

Motor City Wash Works designs and manufactures industry leading conveyor car wash systems. Form and function, innovation, value, expectation, and customer satisfaction are key elements for all Motor City products. The company also offers thousands of parts — not only for its own equipment, but several of its competitors as well. 

What’s New/Best Seller • Motor City Dry N’ Shine.

Advantages/Features • The patented Dry N’ Shine produces drier cars using less horsepower, reduces labor when offering manual towel dryers, increases revenue by adding a new service or package, consistently produces dry and shiny vehicles, and creates an enhanced customer experience with a quiet and gentle touch. Units can be programmed to perform wash and rinse cycles in the off hours, and to increase/decrease speeds of the drying wheels based on which area of the vehicle is being dried. 

Customer/Operator Support • Motor City Wash Works’ nationwide network of factory trained authorized distributors and direct area operations provide customers with sales, service, parts, installation, and chemicals.

Contact • Motor City Wash Works Inc., 
48285 Frank Street, 
Wixom, MI 48393. 
Toll free: (866) 362-6377. 
Fax: (248) 313-0271.
E-mail: sales@motorcitywashworks.com. 
Website: www.motorcitywashworks.com.

 

 


Econocraft Car Wash Equipment

Yonkers, New York

Econocraft Car Wash Equipment is the original stainless steel car wash equipment manufacturer. It produces long lasting machines and parts, giving the car wash owner superior return on investment. All Econocraft products are made in the U.S.

What’s New/Best Seller • Econocraft Edge 1000 Conveyor.

Advantages/Features • Econocraft’s 304 stainless steel machines outlast many other car wash machines. The company has earned its experience building stainless steel heavy duty machines in the New York City area, which is well known for busy 24-hour car wash operations.

Customer/Operator Support • Phone support available from 8 a.m. Eastern to 5 p.m. Pacific. Parts are easy to purchase via the company website.

Contact • Econocraft Car Wash Equipment, 
56 Worth St., Front Unit, 
Yonkers, NY 10701. 
(914) 966-2280. 
Toll free: (800) 344-5154. 
Fax: (914) 966-2285. 
E-mail: info@econocraftcarwash.com. 
Website: www.econocraftparts.com.

 

 


MacNeil Wash Systems

Ontario, Canada

Whether you’re new to the industry, a well-established full-service car wash operator wanting to upgrade, or looking to add an in-bay express to increase your throughput, MacNeil Wash Systems has everything you need to help you succeed.
As a brand of National Car Wash Solutions, MacNeil partners with the industry’s elite to offer best-in-class solutions.

What’s New/Best Seller • CleanTouch FX Experience; Magnum Force High Pressure Arch.

Advantages/Features • The FX Experience combines dramatic FX Arches and CleanTouch Wash Formulas to create a complete sensory experience designed to wow customers and drive higher ticket averages. The Magnum Force High Pressure Arch provides complete rinsing power with less water, using oscillating and pivoting heads. Effective at the highest of line speeds, it requires very little maintenance and is space saving.

Contact • MacNeil Wash Systems,
90 Welham Road,
Barrie, Ontario,
Canada L4N8Y4.
(705) 722-7649.
Toll free: (800) 361-7797.
Fax: (705) 722-0582.
E-mail: info@macneilwash.com.
Website: www.macneilwash.com.

 

 


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 over 53 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.  

What’s New/Best Seller • Motor Control Centers.

Advantages/Features • As a key component in a tunnel wash, Carolina Pride’s industrial grade Motor Control Center (MCC) is specifically designed to meet a wash’s precise control needs. Standard VFD controllers, overload breakers, ventilation fans and filtration systems, emergency shut offs, and rubber gaskets for moisture and dust control, ensure the center will keep a wash working efficiently and safely. A standard free-standing cabinet style as well as a smaller wall mount MCC which is great for system upgrades and equipment additions is available. The most popular MCC comes with an optional Safe Access Control that allows access to VFD programming and troubleshooting without going through Arc Flash PPE procedures. Units show real-time updates on the external cabinet module, and e-mails alerts if there are any faults.

Contact • Carolina Pride Carwash Systems and Solutions,
225 Crown Blvd.,
Timberlake, NC 27583.
Toll free: (800) 421-5119.
E-mail: sales@cpcarwash.com.
Website: www.cpcarwash.com.

 

 


PECO Car Wash Systems

Auburn Hills, Michigan

PECO Car Wash Systems is passionately committed to providing great equipment as well as the resources car wash owners need to be successful. With over 50 years of experience, PECO has earned a reputation around the world for providing high quality systems at a competitive price.

What’s New/Best Seller • Customized Conveyorized Car Wash Equipment. 

Advantages/Features • PECO Car Wash Systems combines equipment to save space and energy. Systems optimize water jet placement to conserve water and use components that are reliable and easy to maintain. PECO uses stainless steel for structural components — it’s stronger, lasts longer, and is easier to maintain. Systems utilize thicker material and oversized tubing that is strong and designed to last. 

Customer/Operator Support • A staff of engineers, service professionals, and a complete parts department is available. A global distributor network with hundreds of car wash professionals provides local support.

Contact • PECO Car Wash Systems, 
244 Rex Blvd., 
Auburn Hills, MI 48326. 
(248) 299-5800. 
Toll free: (800) 448-3946. 
Fax: (248) 299-9001. 
E-mail: sales@pecocarwash.com. 
Website: www.pecocarwash.com.

 

 


Sonny’s The CarWash Factory

Tamarac, Florida

Sonny’s is the world’s largest manufacturer of conveyorized car wash equipment. In now offers OneWash, a complete car wash management suite that promotes the growth of car wash businesses by providing consulting, college, equipment, vacuums, controls, marketing, chemistry, and parts.

What’s New/Best Seller • The Monster Tunnel Arch.

Advantages/Features • Monster Tunnel Arch is designed to wow customers at both the tunnel entrance and the blower arch. It combines the best of both worlds – Sonny’s Grand Arch and the Pinnacle Arch. Monster Arches feature both flat sides and an angled center for ideal sight lines to enhance the brand while providing customers with a truly entertaining experience. The highly customizable units feature: full lit LED, UL listed; up to 8 strobes and 24 turbo lights; and a waterproof power supply.

Contact • Sonny’s The CarWash Factory,
5605 Hiatus Road,
Tamarac, FL 33321.
Toll free: (800) 327-8723.
Website: www.SonnysDirect.com.

 

 


AutoBrite Car Wash Systems

San Antonio, Texas

AutoBrite provides solutions for a variety of car wash needs, including belt conveyors, tunnel equipment, roll overs, prepping units, and buildings. AutoBrite specializes in full stainless steel designs and can be built to accommodate even dually trucks.

What’s New/Best Seller • Unattended Tunnel with Dual Belt Park System.

Advantages/Features • AutoBrite park conveyors avoid all human errors, including turning the wheel, applying the brake and leaving the moving conveyor early. Plus, these systems eliminate the possibility of damage to vehicles from moving parts such as rollers and chains. With these benefits, AutoBrite tunnels can be safely unattended. Easily convert in-bay automatics or retrofit old express systems. Systems start as short as 45’, including the loading section.

Contact • AutoBrite Company,
1353 West French Place,
San Antonio, TX 78201.
(210) 736-1892.
E-mail: lawrence@autobriteco.com.
Website: www.autobriteco.com.

 

 


AVW Carwash Equipment

Maywood, Illinois

From its start repairing car wash equipment to its current position as a leading global manufacturer of advanced car wash systems, AVW’s business philosophy has remained constant: simplify the design and use high-quality materials to build reliable and durable car wash components.

What’s New/Best Seller • AVW Belt Conveyor.

Advantages/Features • All systems incorporate innovative technology, offer high-quality components constructed with durable materials, and provide reliable operation with minimal maintenance and downtime. AVW offers custom solutions to meet a wash’s unique requirements and develops, designs, and builds its equipment in-house. 

Contact • AVW Equipment Co. Inc.,
105 S. 9th Ave,
Maywood, IL 60153.
(708) 343-7738.
E-mail: info@avwequipment.com. 
Website: www.avwequipment.com.

 

 


Coleman Hanna Car Wash Systems LLC 

Houston, Texas

Since 1965 Coleman Hanna has manufactured a broad line of conveyor car wash equipment. The company engineers and manufactures durable, low maintenance equipment.

What’s New/Best Seller • In-Bay Tunnels.

Advantages/Features • Coleman Hanna’s In-Bay Tunnels can fit in most standard rollover bays and can wash up to 35 to 60 cars per hour. Utilizing the most productive combination of Hanna foam or cloth components, the system is more than twice as fast as most in-bay automatics. This speed more than doubles wash volume while reducing drive-offs, turning a rollover or self-serve bay into a true profit center. Packages are available to fit bays 28’, 35’, and 40’ in length. All three systems can be modified to suit individual needs.

Contact • Coleman Hanna Car Wash Systems LLC, 
5842 W. 34th Street, 
Houston, TX 77092. 
(713) 683-9878. 
Toll free: (800) 999-9878. 
Fax: (713) 683-9624. 
Website: www.colemanhanna.com.

 

 


Tommy Car Wash Systems

Holland, Michigan

Tommy Car Wash Systems is a team of passionate car wash professionals working to design the ultimate integrated car wash facility and operations template. It provides industry-leading car wash solutions including proprietary site designs, robust stainless steel car wash equipment, advanced Wash Club license plate reader packages, and the Tommy Dual Belt Conveyor.

What’s New/Best Seller • The In-Bay Automatic Conversion.

Advantages/Features • The In-Bay Conversion program revives an existing car wash structure with performance equipment for better processing and a better customer experience. The conversion retrofits these buildings with modern car wash equipment including a Tommy Transporter Dual Belt Conveyor, Self-Loading Entrance Module, All-in-One Extreme Clean Combo Module, and high performance dryer arches. Once converted, a 50-foot micro car wash is able to effectively process up to 50 vehicles an hour.

Contact • Tommy Car Wash Systems,
581 Ottawa Ave Suite 300,
Holland, MI 49423.
(616) 494-0771.
E-mail: sales@tommycarwash.com.
Website: www.tommycarwash.com.

 

 


Ryko Solutions

Grimes, Iowa 

Ryko is a full-spectrum car wash equipment, chemical, and service supplier. It offers state-of-the-art, automated car wash systems and a complete line of car wash chemicals specially formulated to lower the cost per wash. Its nationwide service network is staffed by factory-trained technicians to maximize car wash equipment uptime — and in turn, revenues.

What’s New/Best Seller • SoftGloss Mini-Express.

Advantages/Features • The SoftGloss Mini-Express Converts an underperforming in-bay automatic to a mini express tunnel in just 35’. It increases throughput, reduces water and chemical consumption, and allows operators to compete with faster moving express tunnels. Customer wait time is dramatically reduced and customer satisfaction is increased. Installation requires minimal downtime with little or no site changes. The standard package includes express conveyor, top-side combo wash, low side washer, and drying system with airflow locks. The upgraded package includes tire scrubber, tire shiner, and high pressure wheel cleaner.

Contact • Ryko Solutions, 
1500 SE 37th Street, 
Grimes, IA  50111.  
Toll free: (800) 284-7956. 
E-mail: info@ryko.com. 
Website: www.Ryko.com.

 

 


Belanger Inc.

Northville, Michigan

Belanger is a full-line car wash manufacturer and part of OPW Vehicle Wash Solutions. Its equipment maximizes wash bay Profit-Per-Foot through a smartly optimized combination of high-performance wash results, low maintenance costs, system longevity, and unparalleled customer appeal.

What’s New/Best Seller • SpinLite Tunnel Wash Systems.

Advantages/Features • SpinLite tunnel systems redefine tunnel car washing, setting new standards for customer appeal and wash performance. LED-illuminated, color changing wash wheels attract more customers and keep them coming back with an unprecedented light show. Patented ShineMitt media is designed for low-RPM washing — gentle, quiet, and thorough — with over four times the touches of traditional equipment to deliver better than hand washed results.

Service/Installation • Business planning and complete system training are available. Along with an extensive local distributor network backed by expert corporate technical support and aftermarket parts teams.

Contact • Belanger Inc., 
1001 Doheny Court, 
Northville, MI 48167. 
(248) 640-0478. 
Toll free: (866) 488-6635. 
Fax: (248) 349-2309. 
E-mail: BFrick@Belangerinc.com.
Website: www.belangerinc.com.

 

 


Ultimatech Car Wash Equipment Corp.

Bronx, New York

Experience, quality, and attention to detail: these are the driving factors in Ultimatech’s philosophy.

What’s New/Best Seller • Flex-Wrap and Dragon System (heated CTA).

Advantages/Features • Ultimatech Systems are designed for cutting edge performance in cleaning power with unparalleled efficiency. As car wash operators, the company has the knowledge, experience, and expertise to produce a clean, shiny, and dry car with the least amount of manual labor on a consistent basis.

Customer/Operator Support • Support is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact • Ultimatech Car Wash Equipment Corp., 
525 Tiffany Street, 
Bronx, NY 10474. 
(718) 589-9300. Toll free:
(877) 333-1500. 
E-mail: sales@ultimatech.net. 
Website: www.ultimatech.net.

 

 


Turtle Wax Pro

Park Ridge, Illinois

Turtle Wax Pro is committed to providing high quality chemicals with world-class marketing support to help customers standout from the competition.

What’s New/Best Seller • True-Vue & ClearVue Chemical Management System.

Advantages/Features • The compact, efficient, and reliable chemical management system can be customized to meet your needs. The True-Vue system holds 10-gallons of True-Line Turtle Wax Pro chemical per tank providing operators with an efficient, safe, and easy-to-use system. For more insightful and reliable cost-per-car data add the ClearVue chemical monitoring system to the True-Vue system and get in-depth, data-driven analytics to manage one or more car washes. With ClearVue, you can get all the data you need to make informed decisions instantly with one system whenever, wherever.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • Toll free: (877) 857-3870. 
E-mail: sales@turtlewaxpro.com.
Website: www.turtlewaxpro.com.

 

 


Vehicle Wash Systems Inc.

Weymouth, Massachusetts

Founded over 40 years ago by Martin Geller, Vehicle Wash Systems has provided car wash equipment for both the individual car wash owner as well as custom systems for the automotive industry, truck, and bus washes.

What’s New/Best Seller • Superior Flat Belt Conveyor System.

Advantages/Features • The Superior Flat Belt Conveyor System is a safe and customer friendly system. It has no pinch points such as rollers, chain, or guide rail to damage wheels. The belt system can be used in a mini-tunnel or with a high pressure touch free roll-over machine.

Contact • Vehicle Wash Systems Inc., 
P.O. Box 414, 
Weymouth, MA  02188. 
Toll free: (800) 344-8700. 
Fax: (781) 331-8701. 
E-mail: info@washngo.com. 
Website: www.washngo.com.

 

 



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