Manufacturers' Showcase - February 2010

Detailing Products

SONNY’S The Car Wash Factory
Tamarac, Florida

Beginning as an operator in 1949, SONNY’S The Car Wash Factory is the largest manufacturer of conveyorized car wash equipment, parts, and supplies in the world.

What’s New/Best Seller • New Factory Finish™ Express Wax Products.

Advantages/Features • The Factory Finish line of detail products all meet or exceed the 2009 California VOC standards. Factory Finish Express Wax products not only produce a brilliant and durable shine, but accomplish it with far less effort and dusty residue.

Contact • SONNY’S The Car Wash Factory, 5605 Hiatus Road, Tamarac, FL 33321. (954) 720-4100. Toll free: (800) 327-8723. Fax: (954) 724-4288. Toll free fax: (800) 495-4049. Website:

Daimer Industries Inc.
Wobrun, Massachusetts

Daimer Industries Inc. is a major supplier and worldwide exporter of steam cleaning equipment and pressure washers.

What’s New/Best Seller • The Super Max™ 7000SP.

Advantages/Features • The Super Max 7000SP is a mobile auto detailing pressure washer that features Super High-Temperature Optimized Technology™ (Super-HOT(™) wet steam capabilities. The electric powered machines are portable and heated with propane. The pressure washers remove bugs, dirt, brake dust, grease, and grime, but won’t harm sensitive vehicle surfaces. The washer produces temperatures as high as 3300F, while cleaning with wet steam. The unit includes high-pressure stainless steel coils for years of trouble-free service. The equipment is powered by a 1.5 HP electric motor and includes siphon-type chemical infusion. The unit produces 1000 psi, and water flows as high as 2.5 GPM.

Contact • Daimer Industries Inc., 16 Tower Office Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Toll free: (888) 507-2220. E-mail: Website:

Cul-Mac Industries Inc.
Wayne, Michigan

Cul-Mac Industries manufactures a full line of Magic Finish car wash, detail products, and supplies.

What’s New/Best Seller • Lightning X-Treme.

Advantages/Features • The premium lemon scented low pH presoak should be used as the first step in a two-step wash process. Lightning X-Treme features exclusive technology that removes window track film. Available in 5-, 30-, and 55-gallon sizes.

Price • Please check with a local distributor or Cul-Mac Industries.

Contact • Cul-Mac Industries Inc., 3720 S. Venoy Road, Wayne, Michigan 48184. Toll free: (800) 626-5089. Fax: (734) 326-0170. Website:

Crystal-Glo Manufacturing Corporatio
Concord, Ontario, Canada

Crystal-Glo Manufacturing Corp. specializes in the development of acrylic based surface protection products. The unique ingredients in Crystal-Glo polishes, cleaners, and protectants produce a deep, rich, and color intensive gloss.

What’s New/Best Seller • Crystal-Glo Paint Treatment.

Advantages/Features • Crystal-Glo Paint Treatment revitalizes and protects with one product. The secret is an acrylic base that produces a deep, rich, “wet” look — protecting vehicle surfaces from UV rays, scratches, and any other unwanted debris. Developed to replace glazing and waxing in one simple step, the product reduces the appearance of swirls and fine scratches on paint. Applied by hand or machine, the product is easily buffed with no residue, and crystal clear superior results. The product contains no abrasives, silicones, or waxes. The paint treatment is safe for all paint, clear coat, fiberglass, chrome, polished aluminum and metal, smooth plastic, glass, and mirrors.

Contact • Crystal-Glo Manufacturing, #5-346 Millway Avenue, Concord, Ontario, Canada L4K 3W1. Toll free: (800) 263-0887. Website:

Stone Soap Company
Sylvan Lake, Michigan

Stone Soap Company Inc. is America’s oldest and one of the most trusted manufacturer of car wash detergents and waxes. Since 1932, the company has provided high quality, innovative products to the industry.

What’s New/Best Seller • MAX-E GLOSS.

Advantages/Features • The high level of silicones in MAX-E GLOSS tire dressings work instantly to give tires a true “wet” look while resisting slinging. It can even be applied to wet tires to speed production times. The product dries quickly and resists both rain and dirt buildup. The dressing can be applied by hand and will not drip or run off tires. The product is available in 15-, 30-, and 55-gallon drums, as well as 5-gallon pails.

Customer/Operator Support • Highly trained staff is available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST to answer any questions.

Contact • Stone Soap Company Inc., 2000 Pontiac Drive, Sylvan Lake, MI 48320. (248) 706-1000. Toll free: (800) 952-SOAP (7627). Fax: (248) 706-1001. E-mail: Website:

KC Chemicals Inc.
Travelers Rest, South Carolina

KC Chemicals Inc. manufactures a full line of chemicals for the car wash and detailing industries including presoaks, foamers, tire and wheel cleaners, tire dressings, dryer agents, and sealer waxes.

What’s New/Best Seller • Blue Satin.

Advantages/Features • Blue Satin is a petro-leum based, hand applied tire dressing that leaves a beautiful showroom finish. The product restores an original appearance to all tires and produces a high gloss surface, leaving no residue. The tire treatment is cherry scented and blue in color.

Contact • KC Chemicals Inc., 5500 State Park Road, Travelers Rest, SC 29690. (864) 834-2562. Toll free: (877) 271-8419. Fax: (864) 834-2564. E-mail: Website:

BAF Industries
Tustin, California

BAF Industries has manufactured the PRO® Product line for the professional car care industry since 1935. Headquarters in Tustin, CA, the company also has a major chemical manufacturing and packaging plant in Florence, KY.

What’s New/Best Seller • S-66 Liquid Blue Ice™ Dressing.

Advantages/Features • S-66 Liquid Blue Ice Dressing is a ready to use liquid exterior water base dressing designed for use on tires, trim, and bumpers. The product revitalizes rubber, vinyl, and plastic surfaces while leaving a rich, high gloss shine. The dressing sprays on clear and lays down immediately for an instant long-lasting shine. The non-flammable formula dries to a water repellent, non-tacky finish that won’t collect dust. The product utilizes a high viscosity silicone fluid that provides superior coverage, yielding a more efficient application. The V.O.C. Compliant, biodegradable, and reclaim friendly product comes in 5-gallon cubes and 55-gallon drums.

Customer/Operator Support • Technical support is provided through the sales department.

Delivery • Products may be purchased factory direct with same day shipping or through a factory authorized distributor with free local delivery available.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • BAF Industries,1451 Edinger Avenue, Suite F, Tustin, CA 92780. (714) 258-8055. Toll free: (800) 437-9893. Website:

Stoner Inc.
Quarryville, Pennsylvania

Stoner Inc. manufactures specialized cleaners, waxes, and coatings for the professional car care industry. Stoner provides factory-direct car wash and detailing solutions, and is dedicated to exceeding customer expectations.

What’s New/Best Seller • Invisible Glass®.

Advantages/Features • Invisible Glass quickly and easily removes dust, dirt, oil, grease, fingerprints, smoke film, haze, and more from glass, windows, and mirrors. The product cleans glass so well it looks invisible. Non-abrasive, multi-solvent formula evaporates 100 percent, will not streak or haze glass, and is safe for tinted glass. Other glass cleaners are made of water and soaps (surfactants) — these inexpensive ingredients remove dirt, but leave streaky residues that are difficult or impossible to remove. Invisible Glass contains no surfactants, or residues, and will not streak. The product is available in 19-oz aerosol cans, 5-gallon pails, and 55-gallon drums.

Price • 12-can case of 19 oz aerosols: 1-5 cases $35.70; 6-24 cases $32.49; 25+ cases $29.27.

Delivery/Installation • Same day shipping for orders placed by 5 p.m. Ten percent is added to orders under $500 west of the Mississippi.

Contact • Stoner Inc., 1070 Robert Fulton Highway, Quarryville, PA 17566. (717) 786-7355. Toll free: (800) 227-5538. Fax: (717) 786-9088. Toll free fax: (800) 515-5150. E-mail: Website:

Auto Tech Manufacturing
Grants Pass, Oregon

Auto Tech manufactures a wide range of silicone-free products guaranteed to exceed professional standards of satisfaction.

What’s New/Best Seller • WOW! The Ultimate Detailer.

Advantages/Features • WOW! uses an anti-static formula to repel dust and create a non-streak surface on interior or exterior rubber, plastic, glass, paint, window tint, chrome, vinyl, leather, decals, etc. The spray-on/wipe-off product is suitable as a “dry wash” and engine detailer. The product lifts bird droppings, bug splatter, fingerprints, and other surface residue without scratching. It is solvent-free, non-toxic, non-flammable, and environmentally safe.

Contact • Auto Tech Manufacturing, 503 NE Lawless Lane, P.O. Box 757, Grants Pass, OR 97528. (541) 474-0232. Toll free: (800) 545-8624. Fax: (541) 474-2410. E-mail: Website:

Detail Plus Systems
Portland, Oregon

Detail Plus has been a leading manufacturer of auto detailing systems and related car care products for nearly 30 years. The company offers everything needed to set up a full service or express detail operation, including manuals, DVDs, and on-site consulting and training.

What’s New/Best Seller • Headlights Plus Headlight Restoration System.

Advantages/Features • The Headlights Plus Headlight Restoration System restores oxidized and yellowed plastic headlights to like new condition. The system is one of the most complete and professional on the market. The system includes a special pneumatic mini orbital tool to provide the necessary sanding in a fraction of the time of hand methods; a selection of 3M sanding disks in various grits; polishing chemicals; and a
special coating to provide protection on the restored headlight. Complete and easy to follow instructions are included with the

Price • The cost of the system is $395.

Contact • Detail Plus Car Appearance Systems, P.O. Box 20755, Portland, OR 97294. (503) 251- 2955. Toll free: (800) 284-1234. E-mail: Website:

Stevens Car Care Products Inc.
Eastlake, Ohio

Stevens Car Care Products manufactures a full line of “Advanced Formula” detailing chemicals and supplies.

What´s New/Best Seller • One Step Wax & Cleaner.

Advantages/Features • The perfect product for detail shops that service used car lots — the product removes mild oxidation and surface dullness. The cross polymer action leaves a fantastic high gloss shine that is detergent resistant. The product can be applied by high-speed buffer, orbital polisher, or hand.

Customer/Operator Support • Stevens provides customers with technical support, toll free telephone ordering, e-mail, and website information.

Delivery • Same day shipping and free local delivery is available.

Price • 1 gallon: $21.95; 5 gallons: $93.30; 55 gallons: $769.75.

Contact • Stevens Car Care Products Inc., 36542 Vine St., Eastlake, OH 44095. (440) 953-2900. Toll free: (800) 322-1556. Fax: (440) 953-4473. E-mail: Website:

Malco Products
Barberton, Ohio

For over 50 years, Malco Automotive has served the needs of automotive service and appearance restoration professionals. The company offers one of the broadest and most diverse lines of quality, high-performance automotive chemical products.

What’s New/Best Seller • Odor Sniper Fragrance Free Odor Eliminator.

Advantage/Features • Odor Sniper specifically targets and removes unpleasant odors such as smoke, ammonia, sulfur, urine, feces, and other body odors without removing pleasing smells such as air fresheners or fragrances. It dries clean, not tacky, and re-activates the next time the air humidity increases or the product is re-wet. Spray Odor Sniper directly on carpet, fabric, and upholstery to create an odor free canvas. Leave the area as is or follow with the scent of your choice.

Contact • Malco Products Inc., 361 Fairview Ave., Barberton, OH 44203. (330) 753-0361. Toll Free: (800) 253-2526. Fax: (330) 753-2025. Email: Website:

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