Auto Laundry News - June 2013

Self-Serve Equipment

CustomKraft Industries Inc.
North Little Rock, Arkansas

CustomKraft’s affordable and efficient self-service car wash systems come from over 30 years of manufacturing and ownership experience.

What’s New/Best Seller • CustomKraft’s Wash Me EXPRESS.

Advantages/Features • CustomKraft’s Wash Me EXPRESS is an all-in-one vehicle cleaning station. The unit arrives fully assembled, pre-wired, and pre-plumbed for simple installation. The fit anywhere, stainless steel box (36” d x 44” w x 55” h) is designed for all weather conditions. Standard features include: stainless steel frame and tanks with automatic proportioning valve for reliable chemical mix; credit card acceptance; digital timer and rotary switch; Baldor 5-hp three phase Super E electric motor; CAT 5CP2120W pump; timing belt drive with ABS guard; and safety trigger gun. One hundred percent financing for two years is available to qualifying customers.

Contact • CustomKraft Industries Inc., 4611 West Bethany Rd., North Little Rock, AR 72117. Toll free: (800) 869-1448. E-mail: Website:

Mark VII Equipment Inc.
Arvada, Colorado

Mark VII is the US subsidiary of WashTec AG of Germany, the world’s largest manufacturer of vehicle cleaning equipment.

What’s New/Best Seller • JetWash®.

Advantages/Features • Mark VII’s JetWash accommodates up to four bays in a self-contained unit only 56” wide and 24” deep, making it easy to get through a standard-sized door and easy to fit into a small equipment room. Variable frequency drives allow pump-speed change for each wash function, giving the operator complete control of water and chemical consumption. Direct drive motors run smoother and quieter than belts and pulleys, while eliminating the maintenance headache of regular adjustment. Injectors provide more precise control over chemical delivery than mixing tanks and air pumps, ensuring cars get clean while controlling operating costs for consumables. Solenoid plugs light up when activated for easy troubleshooting.

Contact • Mark VII Equipment Inc., 5981 Tennyson Street, Arvada, CO 80003. (303) 423-4910. Toll free: (800) 525-8248. Fax: (303) 430-0139. E-mail: Website:

MTM Hydro Inc.
Eden Prairie, Minnesota

The MTM Hydro group has more than 30 years of experience in the car wash and high pressure cleaning industry — offering a full line of self-serve car wash components and accessories.

What’s New/Best Seller • Economy plated steel booms.

Advantages/Features • The boom looks and operates the same as the stainless steel version including a full-sized mounting plate. The zinc plated steel construction allows for a 40 percent cost reduction without sacrificing any capabilities.

Contact • MTM Hydro Inc., 7430 Washington Ave. So, Eden Prairie, MN 55344. Toll free: (866) 686-4020.

Standard Change-Makers Inc.
Indianapolis, Indiana

Standard Change-Makers’ SitePRO Plus Remote Car Wash Management and Monitoring System allows car wash owners to remotely monitor and manage their sites 24/7.

What’s New/Best Seller • The SitePRO Plus System.

Advantages/Features • SitePRO Plus tracks car wash activity in real time through bays or equipment in service, how payments are received (bills, coins, credit card, fleet, or gift accounts), total revenue, weather conditions, wash club loyalty program activity, and much more. Features include: integration with Guardian XP (and other car wash entry systems); integrated hi-speed credit card processing for pay stations, vacs, and self serve bays; alarm notification text messages; daily transaction summaries via e-mail; wash club website; monitoring of utility room and wash bays; wash site accounting; fleet and gift card programs; remote monitoring; and real-time status updates access via Internet-enabled devices.

Contact • Standard Change-Makers Inc., 3130 N. Mitthoeffer Road, Indianapolis, IN 46235. (317) 899-6966. Toll free: (800) 968-6955. Fax: (317) 899-6977. E-mail: Website:

Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems
Houston, Texas 

With over 45 years manufacturing a full line of car wash equipment, Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems still offers its most popular self-serve car wash units: the SuperSaver and Power Pack.

What’s New/Best Seller • The SuperSaver and Power Pack.

Advantages/Features • Made of all stainless-steel construction, these units are pre-wired and pre-plumbed. They both feature tire cleaner, engine cleaner, pre-soak, soap, foaming brush rinse, foaming conditioner, and clear-coat protection. Totally self-contained, both units have an automatic chemical mixing tank along with high- and low-pressure gauges. These systems are ideal for multiple bays and remodeled sites. Graphic decals come with the units.

Customer/Operator Support • Nationwide and international distributors with a toll-free number are available.

Price • Available upon request.

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

Mosmatic Corporation
Bristol, Wisconsin

Mosmatic has been serving the car wash industry with quality and innovation for 35 years.

What’s New/Best Seller • Mosmatic Z-Boom Bay Packages.

Advantages/Features • Mosmatic Z-boom packages bring style and performance to a self-serve wash bay. Polished 304 stainless booms offer durability and ease of operation, giving customers a user-friendly product. 360 ceiling Z-booms allow both hoses to freely move around the vehicle without snagging on bumpers or slapping on the vehicle. The booms allow for the easy addition of other services.

Customer/Operator Support • Nationwide and international distribution network.  

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • Mosmatic Corp., P.O. Box 400, Bristol, WI 53104. Toll free: (800) 788-9880. Website:

Etowah Valley Equipment Inc.
Etowah, North Carolina

Etowah Valley Equipment has 30 years of experience as an innovative designer, manufacturer, and distributor of professional grade self-serve car wash equipment. It is a one-stop source for car wash equipment and replacement parts.

What’s New/Best Seller • Custom built complete bay meters and replacement doors.

Advantages/Features • The company manufactures 8-, 10-, and 12-position rotary switch meters, and professional grade state-of-the-art push button meters. QuickPay Pro meters feature: the QuickPay Pro Timer with card reader; verbal communication in English or Spanish; adjustable volume control; and accounting via the Internet. The QuickPay Lite Timer offers marketing features to draw in more customers with the option of adding a credit card. Credit card processing does not require a computer and only requires a single one-line phone hookup.

Contact • Etowah Valley Equipment Inc., 47 Etowah Center Drive, Etowah, NC 28729. Toll Free: (888) 920-2646. Fax (828) 891-3773. E-mail: Website:

Carolina Pride Carwash Inc.
Roxboro, North Carolina

Carolina Pride Carwash has been providing self-serve car wash operators throughout the nation with quality systems for over 40 years.

What’s New/Best Seller • The Performa™ Self-Serve Car Wash Series.

Advantages/Features • To ensure a clean car, the Performa self-serve car wash series comes complete with presoak, high-pressure soap, rinse, wax, tire cleaner, foam brush, reverse osmosis production, and spot-free delivery.

Price • Request a quote online at or via toll free phone.

Contact • Carolina Pride Carwash Inc., 417 S. Madison Blvd., P.O. Box 488, Roxboro, NC 27573. Toll free: (800) 421-5119. Fax: (336) 597-5113. E-mail: Website:

American Changer
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

American Changer is the largest bill changer and token dispenser manufacturer in the United States.

What’s New/Best Seller • The AC2225 bill changer featuring MEI recycler bill acceptors.

Advantages/Features • The changer holds a large capacity of coins and when ordered with the optional MEI recycler
bill acceptors, allows customers to receive either $5 or $1 bills along with their change when a high valued bill is inserted. Considered to be a mini bill breaker, this option allows customers to receive bills back and just enough coins to help prevent unused coins from leaving the car wash.

Customer/Operator Support • Nationwide and international distributors with toll-free technical support.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • American Changer, 1400 N.W. 65th Place, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309. Toll free: (800) 741-9840. Website:

Elkridge, Maryland

Unitec develops, manufactures, and services automatic payment stations for unattended car washes. Unitec’s technology enables car washes to run 24/7, helping owners increase revenue and improve their marketing at the same time. From swipe-and-go credit card kiosks to Internet-enabled touchscreens integrated with fuel pumps, Unitec machines work in any environment, with any type of car wash control system.

What’s New/Best Seller • WashPay® Site Management System with credit card acceptance and pay station integration.

Advantages/Features • The WashPay Site Management System allows wash owners to accept credit cards in self-serve bays, increasing total customer purchases. Owners can remotely monitor and configure their bays, as well as view sales and equipment usage reports. Multiple purchases by a customer may be combined into one transaction, minimizing credit card transaction fees. An optional receipt printer is also available. The unit can track other credit card transactions using Unitec equipment, further minimizing transaction fees for site owners. Customers using VIP Wash Pass have the flexibility to use the card throughout the site.

Contact • Unitec, 7125 Troy Hill Drive, Elkridge, MD 21075. (443) 561-1200.  Fax: (410) 579-6830. E-mail: Website:

Hoffman Mint
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Hoffman Mint is a designer and leading manufacturer of high quality lead free tokens for the car wash industry. The company has been minting tokens for more than 30 years.

What’s New/Best Seller • Unique Alloy Tokens.

Advantages/Features • The secure tokens allow the operator to use high value tokens at a car wash while reducing the opportunity for competitors’ tokens or amusement tokens to be used. Several stock designs are available or custom tokens can be designed with original logos and artwork. Experienced designers are on staff to help create new designs to owners’ specifications.

Contact • Hoffman Mint, 1400 N.W. 65th Place, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309. (954) 917-5451. Toll free: (800) 227-5813. Fax: (954) 917-3079. E-mail: Website:

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