Auto Laundry News - May 2011

Impulse Items

California Scents
Irvine, California

California Scents® offers an array of air fresheners. Products are sold in mass merchandisers, automotive stores, convenience stores, car washes, and car dealers. Product offerings include Spillproof Organic Air Freshener®, California Car Scents®, Xtreme®, Green Label, Cool Gel®, Citrus Splash®, and Orange Squeeze® Sprays and Vent Clips.

What’s New/Best Seller • Xtreme®.

Advantages/Features • Xtreme features solid fragrance oil technology. Each air freshener contains more than 90 percent pure fragrance oil in a solid form. The scientifically-controlled evaporation process releases substantial amounts of pure fragrance and powerful freshening that lasts up to 45 days.

Customer/Operator Support • Direct all inquiries to California Scents’ customer service department for information on pricing and order requirements.

Contact • California Scents,18850 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 200, Irvine, CA 92612. (949) 475-1100. Toll free: (800) 201-2700. Fax: (949) 475-1111. E-mail: Website:

Just Ducky Products
Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania

Dust Ducky Products’ latest unveiling is a collection of high-quality polyurethane utility cords and straps. The utility items are lightweight yet durable enough to withstand both heavy and light-duty applications. They are made in the United States and come with a lifetime guarantee not to break, become brittle, or fray.

What’s New/Best Seller • The Perfect Bungee Cords.

Advantages/Features • The Perfect Bungee cords and straps were designed to decrease the risk of injury or lost transports with a super-strong polyurethane construction. The non-load-bearing cords have nylon ends that won’t stretch or gouge, while the galvanized straps are for load-bearing applications. The product safely extends up to twice its original strength, comes back to its original form, and is guaranteed for life.

Contact • Just Ducky Products, 17 Pinedale Industrial Rd, Orwigsburg, PA 17961. (570) 366-7316. Fax: (570) 366-7319. Website:

Rogers Consumer Products Inc.
Pearl River, Louisiana

Manufacturer of liquid fragrances, air fresheners, and other high quality consumer products for over 30 years. Rogers Consumer Products offers advertising incentives and provides durable display racks to showcase items.

What’s New/Best Seller • Refresher Liquid Fragrance in Black Gold and Green Apple scents.

Advantages/Features • Concentrated sprays contain perfume grade oils for better and longer-lasting fragrance.

Price • Retails for $4.99 and up.

Contact • Rogers Consumer Products Inc., 73356 Highway 41, Pearl River, LA 70452. (985) 893-3191. Toll free: (800) 346-8550. Fax: (985) 863-2623. E-mail: Website:

Meguiar’s Inc.
Irvine, California

For over 100 years, Meguiar’s has provided specialized state-of-the-art formulations to make every car’s appearance show car perfect. The company produces high-performance products for every automotive surface.

What’s New/Best Seller • Heavy-Duty Series Headlight Restoration Kit.

Advantages/Features • Meguiar’s Heavy-Duty Series Headlight Restoration Kit was formulated specifically for severely discolored headlamps in need of extra care. The product treats oxidized and neglected headlights with its consumer-friendly two-step sanding and buffing system. With this kit any consumer is able to easily turn back the clock on their headlight in minutes, saving them hundreds in costly headlight replacement. The kit includes a 1,000 grit sanding disc; 3,000 grit sanding disc; hand pad; drill-operated easy-buff pad; microfiber towel; and PlastX, a plastic cleaner and polisher.

Contact • Meguiar’s Inc., 17991 Mitchell South, Irvine, CA 92614. Toll free: (800) 347-5700. Website:

Bell Automotive
Scottsdale, Arizona

Bell Automotive Products Inc. produces a superior line of automotive accessories that feature the quality, technology, and appearance that made the Bell brand synonymous with unsurpassed performance and safety.

What’s New/Best Seller • Shaggy Seat Covers and Steering Wheel Covers.

Advantages/Features • Microfiber has never before been used on seat covers or steering wheel covers. Decorative auto accessories like fuzzy dice or funky steering wheel covers are nothing new, but this new microfiber shag material from Bell has a unique, tactile feel that creates a whole new driving experience for motorists. The covers slip easily on most standard steering wheels and/or bucket seats. In addition to the traditionally popular black color, the products also come in bright, vibrant colors like pink and lime green.

Price • The seat covers sell for $25.99, while the steering wheel covers sell for $13.99.

Contact • Bell Automotive Products Inc., 18940 N. Pima Road, Suite 200, Scottsdale, AZ 85255. (480) 991-5055. Website:

Car-Freshner Corporation
Watertown, New York

Car-Freshner Corporation is the maker of the world-famous “Little Tree” air fresheners for the home, car, and office.

What’s New/Best Seller • The Pineapple Little Trees Car-Freshener.

Advantages/Features • The new air freshener has the scent of ripe pineapples. The air fresheners are available on 1-pak rack cards at 144 per master case; 3-pak rack cards at 96 per master case; and 6-pak rack cards at 24 per master case.

Contact • Car-Freshner Corporation, 203 North Hamilton Street, Watertown, NY 13601. (315) 788-6250. Toll free: (800) 545-5454. Fax: (315) 788-7467. E-mail: Website:


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