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.
Advantages/Features • The stanchions come with a standard single or dual vac drop, 1-1/2” x 15’ flexible hose and are available in stainless steel or powder coated in a choice of colors (yellow, green, red, blue, black, and gray). 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. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.cpcarwash.com.
D&S Car Wash Systems
High Ridge, Missouri
The D&S line of self-service car wash equipment includes the new IQ Self-Wash and Space Saver Series, Stack and Mini-Stack; modular car wash systems; spot-free rinse systems; wall-mount low-pressure pumping systems; and stainless steel bay components such as booms, wand holders, meters, and safes.
What’s New/Best Seller • IQ Self-Wash.
Advantages/Features • D&S has introduced a smarter solution for self-service car wash owners: the IQ Self-Wash. The new system is a compact self-service pumping system that is simple to install and operate. The IQ Self-Wash is extremely versatile and features direct injection of chemicals into the system eliminating the need for storage and mixing tanks. VFDs and direct drive pumps control the wash pressure for each function for optimum control of chemical delivery. Operating pressures are adjustable and all units are pre-plumbed and pre-wired for fast, efficient installation and maintenance.
Delivery/Installation • Simple installation, diagrams, and complete instructions in operation manuals.
Operator/Customer Support • Nationwide network of distributors and a toll-free customer assistance hotline.
Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems has been in the car wash business for more than 60 years providing expert knowledge in manufacturing quality equipment as well as creating innovative products that enhance the car wash experience.
What’s New/Best Seller • Power Pack Self Serve Pumping Equipment.
Advantages/Features • Power Pack equipment is specifically designed to meet the needs of self-service car wash operators with durability and reliability. Standard features include tire and engine cleaner, presoak, soap foam brush, rinse, foaming conditioner, clear coat, and wax.
Innovative Control Systems (ICS) is a provider of technology solutions for the car wash industry. The company’s mission is to leverage its experience, position as a market leader, and ability to incorporate advanced technology into visionary products, to enable its customers to differentiate their operations, achieve a distinct competitive advantage, and maximize earnings.
What’s New/Best Seller • Auto Sentry CPT.
Advantages/Features • The Auto Sentry CPT (Central Payment Terminal) makes a self-service system PCI compliant with the latest technology in EMV credit card processing. Operators can accept mobile payments like Apple Pay and new tap and pay credit cards for secure transactions, as well as cash and coin. Activate any self-service car wash bay or vacuum directly from the terminal. Generate a code to activate any car wash self service bay or vacuum for a preset amount of time.
Contact • Innovative Control Systems, 81 Highland Avenue, Suite 300, Bethlehem, PA 18017. (800) 642-9396. E-mail: email@example.com. Website: www.icscarwashsystems.com.
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Serving the vehicle washing industry for more than 40 years, GinSan Industries has established and been designated as a premier manufacturer of self-service vehicle washing equipment, vacuum systems, and water treatment products. GinSan Industries offers additional personalized services such as site/equipment consultation, stainless steel fabrication, and custom product/graphic design.
What’s New/Best Seller • ULTRA VFD Self Service Carwash System.
Advantages/Features • The GinSan ULTRA VFD Self Service Carwash System is a second-generation product designed from the foundation of the Ultimate and ULTRA belt driven systems. The unit utilizes high efficiency 5-hp motors paired with industry leading pump manufacturers such as General, Arimitsu, and CAT. Each system is assembled with seven function offerings and an independent foam brush system controlled by cutting-edge VFD technology that offers delivery pressures from 100 to 1,500 psi. The system is activated and communicates with the Lumitouch ULTRA meter boxes utilizing industry-leading components such as Crypto Pay, Hamilton D.A.N., and the Unitec Wash Pay credit card systems.
Customer/Operator Support • International distribution network and weekly technical service support from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST.
Advantages/Features • The kit includes essential parts needed for foamy brush setup. It is cost-efficient for quick repairs or setting up a brand-new foam brush station. It includes the following components: one heavy-duty coated aluminum brush handle, one Erie Foam Master hog’s hair brush, one blue foamy hose, and one economy low pressure swivel. Self-service car wash customers will notice the difference when they use genuine hog’s hair bristles compared to synthetic. The bristles are gentle on vehicle paint, help reduce the risk of scratches, and help increase the likelihood customers will return.
Price • The low pressure foam brush kit costs $85.32.
Advantages/Features • Touch4Wash offers mobile payment and activation options for the self-serve bay. The system is configurable for count down or count up operation. Touch4Wash is also equipped with the ability to include self-serve baysin loyalty and membership programs. Touch4Wash built-in remote activation reduces the hassle of customer service. Simply activate the equipment from wherever you are to ensure the best experience for your customer. The system is simple to install and works with your current meter box, no need to upgrade your equipment. Hardware costs $500 per interface module. Each module can operate four self-serve bays.
Extractomat is dedicated to producing the highest quality, most reliable, and best performing mat washer in the world.
What’s New/Best Seller • Front Load/Front Return Mat Cleaners.
Advantages/Features • Extractomat offers both self-serve (coin and bill acceptor) as well as operator assist units. Systems feature the one-step front load/front return 30-second cleaning process. Not only effectively shampoos, removing ground in dirt and pet hair, Extractomat also vacuum extracts removing moisture and any remaining debris, leaving floor mats dry with that professionally cleaned look. Works great for both carpet and rubber mats. Front load/front return provides an overall smaller footprint, and prevents customers from having to get behind equipment to retrieve mats. Stainless steel construction provides peace of mind for years of reliable service in the most extreme conditions.
Contact • ExtractoMat, 3242 NE 3rd Ave, Suite 115, Camas, WA 98607. Toll free: (833) 628-9274. Fax: (360) 635-4457. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.extractomat.com.
Osborne Coinage is the oldest private mint in America. It combines old world craftsmanship with cutting-edge technology to make custom coins, medallions, key tags, and tokens.
Advantages/Features • Custom coin-op no cash value tokens range from 0.650” to 1.25” diameter. Car wash operators can create custom tokens in quantities over 5,000 pieces or take advantage of any available stock dies without a set-up charge. For quantities starting at 1,000, the company has stock tokens that are ready to ship in one business day.
For 15 years Diskin Systems Inc. has developed the concept of self-service in-bay drying. These dryers are put inside of a self-service bay and wired to the selector switch to make drying easy for the customer.
What’s New/Best Seller • Wall & Attic Super Shammee.
Advantages/Features • The hand-held drying units mount inside the self-serve bay or in the attic. The Ashwall mounts inside the bay and includes a colored dome. Ashattic mounts inside the attic with no dome included. Units feature a 3-hp motor, 14-gauge polished stainless nozzle holder, a 12” x 18” in-bay instruction sign, and selector switch decals.
Contact • Diskin Systems Inc., 9550 South IL Rte. 31, Algonquin, IL 60102. (815) 276-7288. Fax: (224) 678-7364. Website: www.diskinsystems.com.
CustomKraft Industries Inc.
North Little Rock, Arkansas
CustomKraft has more than 38 years of experience manufacturing self-service car wash equipment. Its patented multi-pressure system, single pump design is offered in the bypass and variable frequency drive design. CustomKraft produces complete self-service systems and components including bay meters, booms, air dryers, and vacuums.
What’s New/Best Seller • Direct-Drive VFD.
Advantages/Features • CustomKraft’s straightforward design makes systems easy to maintain and operate. The direct variable frequency drive (VFD) has a simple design that delivers products to the customer 400 percent faster than other systems. The stacked system is 39” wide x 26” deep, quiet, and uses a single delivery line per boom with no in-bay check valves. The system’s reliability is complemented with innovative features and selections for increased owner revenues.
Customer/Operator Support • Nationwide and global distribution, two-year limited warranty, free training seminars, illustrated electronic manuals, and online or toll-free technical support.
Contact • CustomKraft Industries Inc., 4611 West Bethany Rd., North Little Rock, AR 72117. (501) 955-5959. Toll free: (800) 869-1448. E-mail: email@example.com. Website: www.customkraft.com.
Doyle Vacuum Systems LLC
Doyle Vacuum Systems is dedicated to producing the highest quality, best performing, and most reliable equipment available on the market. Doyle manufactures and distributes a full line of vacuum equipment, including coin-operated and free-use vacuums, fragrance machines, shampoo machines, air machines, warm-air blower/dryer machines, and commercial grade portable wet/dry vacuums. It offers custom design and fabrication services to meet specific needs.
Advantages/Features • The Doyle Standalone Vacuum Arch System can be set-up with either a single arch tube, or a dual arch tube. The arch assembly is fabricated from 100 percent stainless steel, and includes a tool holder for each hose (accommodates either a standard upholstery tool or a crevice tool), and trash receptacle is sized to accept a standard tall kitchen trash bag. The arch assembly is designed for the direct mounting of the Doyle Wall-Mount PowerVac, which provides outstanding vacuum performance in a compact package, available in custom colors. The vacuums can be set-up with either an on/off toggle switch, a push-button switch with a timer, or for coin/bill/CC operation. The system provides the clean look of a vacuum arch, without the need to incur the costly installation of a large central vacuum unit and all the associated piping.
Contact • Doyle Vacuum Systems, LLC, 4315 Airwest Dr. SE, Kentwood, MI 49315. (616) 554-9555. Fax: (616) 554-9898 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.doylevacuum.com.
Clean World Distribution Inc.
For more than 15 years Clean World has been dedicated to the innovative design and technology of superior mat cleaning systems. The company’s dedication to manufacturing superior mat cleaners has brought it worldwide recognition. Its mat cleaners are currently operating in the U.S., Canada, Asia, and Europe.
Advantages/Features • In a one-step process, Rhino-Mat effectively cleans and dries rubber and carpet floor mats within 30 seconds. Using water and the power of a special textured brush to clean ground-in dirt, hard-to-remove stains, and pet hair, finishing off with a patented drying technique and groomed appearance.
Contact • Clean World Distribution Inc., 25030 Avenue Stanford, Suite 70, Valencia, CA 91355. (213) 480-8899. E-mail: email@example.com. Website: www.rhino-mat.com.