Auto Laundry News - January 2013

Vacuum Systems

Clean World Distribution Inc.
Valencia, California

Clean World Distribution (C.W.D) has been dedicated to bringing the most innovative technology and design to the car care industry for the past 15 years. The company specializes in full- and self-serve automated mat cleaners and hi-tech 360- degree swivel boom vacuum systems.

What’s New/Best Seller • Unique 360-degree swivel boom system available in full- and self-serve models.

Advantages/Features • The Elephant-Vac system features a clean and attractive slim design with a unique 360-degree swivel boom system. The boom system offers full-range cleaning of the entire car without dragging the hose on the ground and simple maneuvering and ease of cleaning around and inside the vehicle. The Elephant-Vac is equipped with two heavy-duty, high-speed motors for efficiency and reliability; two large filters for high capacity use; and a trash drawer for easy maintenance. The vacuum is ideal for both full- and self-serve car wash operations, and can be installed for use by two vehicles. It is available with a bill/coin acceptor and stainless steel construction.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • Clean World Distribution Inc., 25030 Avenue Stanford, Valencia, CA. 91355. (213) 480-8899. Toll free: (866) 644-5177. Fax: (213) 291-7696. Website:

Tommy Car Wash Systems
Holland, Michigan

Starting in 1969 with it first car wash — a rollover later converted into a tunnel —Tommy Car Wash achieved great success in creating high volume car washes. Then, formulating tools to help operators succeed and flourish in the car wash industry and ultimately earning the respect
of operators and distributors for innovations in equipment, processes, and turn-key installations.

What’s New/Best Seller • Tommy Modular Vacuum Station.

Advantages/Features • The Tommy Vacuum System provides a great user experience and efficient operation. The stainless steel arches deliver easy-to-use, dual-side hoses to both sides of the vehicle, allowing easier access to the vehicle interior. The sleek, energy efficient design uses a single motor vacuum that creates greater suction (90 inches) than many other car vacuum systems using two or three motors. And, unlike central vacuum systems, Tommy’s unique car wash vacuum system’s single motor uses fewer amps and doesn’t waste energy when not in use. Other features include: free vacuum option or coin/token operation; quick-release dirt ejection; functional canvas canopy; and stainless steel construction that out-performs paint or powder coat in appearance and long-term maintenance. Customize a single- or multiple-stall car vacuum system, or integrate the system into a full-service car wash system.

Contact • Tommy Car Wash Systems, 581 Ottawa Ave., Suite 300, Holland MI, 49423. (616) 795-4973. Website:

JE Adams Industries
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

For over 40 years, JE Adams Industries has been providing dedicated service to the car wash and petroleum industries.

What’s New/Best Seller • Turbo Towel.

Advantages/Features • The Turbo Towel is the first heated touchless drying system on the market. While others systems simply push water around, the Turbo Towel actually dries down to the micro bead level. The air is heated to 120 degrees above ambient temperature with a thermostatically controlled heating element. The combination drying/vacuum unit comes with a one-year warranty.

Customer/Operator Support • A worldwide distributor network is supported by customer service, engineering, quality control, marketing, Internet, and sales consultants.

Contact • JE Adams Industries, 1025 63rd Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404. (319) 363-0237. Toll free: (800) 553 8861. Fax: (319) 363-3867. E-mail: Website:

Coleman Hanna
Houston, Texas

Coleman Hanna is a complete carwash equipment manufacturer. For over 45 years, it has been a leader in car wash technology and innovations.

What’s New/Best Seller • Pole-Mounted Vacuums for Tunnel Sites.

Advantages/Features • Pole-mounting vacuums at a tunnel significantly saves money on utility bills. The choice of dome colors and decaling enhance the appearance of the vacuum line. The vacuum can be decaled to brand the site even more.

Customer/Operator Support • Worldwide distributor network.

Price • Available upon request.

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

Ryko Solutions Inc.
Grimes, Iowa

Ryko manufactures car wash equipment for high-volume locations.

What’s New/Best Seller • New Vortex Combination Vacuum Line.

Advantages/Features • The Vortex Fragrance Vacuum delivers powerful suction power and dispenses up to three pleasing scents. The Vortex Shampoo Vacuum dispenses a rich, deep-cleaning shampoo or spot remover along with vigorous vacuum power. The vacuums are easily activated using cash, code, or if the facility is equipped with the Ryko Bay Pay Credit Card Acceptance System, a credit card. The vacuums are constructed of rugged stainless steel for long-lasting durability. Each vacuum is powered by two potent electric motors, and features dual-filter bag clean out. Available options include an eye-catching lit plastic dome — available in an assortment of colors —and dual clean-out doors for easy cleaning.

Contact • Ryko Solutions Inc., 1500 SE 37th Street, Grimes, IA 50111. (515) 986-3700. Fax: (515) 986-3621. E-mail: Website:

Turbo Boost Vacuum
Old Bridge, New Jersey

Turbo Boost Vacuum Company manufactures a retrofit kit to convert old two motor vacuums to three motors.

What’s New/Best Seller • Retrofit Kit.

Advantages/Features • Retrofitting old two motor vacuums saves the expense of purchasing new vacuums, paying freight, installation and electrical costs, and disposing of the old vacuums. Recycling the old vacuums helps improve the environment. Most operators use the improved service as an opportunity to increase the price of a vacuum cycle which, after a short period of time, will more than pay for the investment in the unit. The stainless steel kit comes with new eye-catching decals. Complete do-it-yourself instructions are provided with all components. Dome and side decals provided, as well as a POS decal.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • Turbo Boost Vacuum Company, 37 Cressida Drive, Old Bridge, NJ 08857. (732) 679-1861. E-mail: Website:

Mr. Nozzle
Corona, California

Mr. Nozzle is a leading manufacturer and distributor of vacuum nozzles, crevice tools, vacuum hose, 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 black, U.S. made nozzle is available in 1.5” and 2” wide versions, both 15.5” long.

Contact • Mr. Nozzle, 439 East Harrison Street, Corona, CA 92879. Toll free: (800) 537-7625. Fax: (951) 273-7534. E-mail: Website:

Industrial Vacuum Systems
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Industrial Vacuum Systems provides premium quality vacuum and vending equipment to a variety of industries.
What’s New/Best Seller • PowerVac 140000.

Advantages/Features • Delivering maximum cleaning power and reliable performance, the vacuum is designed to reduce maintenance intervals, saving money and protecting profits. The unit features a drawer-style coin box, two heavy-duty motors, high capacity filter system, and a superior quality timer.

Contact • Industrial Vacuum Systems, a Division of GinSan Industries, 3611 3 Mile Road NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534. Toll free: (800) 446-7267. E-mail: or

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