Manufacturers Showcase - February 2003

Deatil Products
San Diego, California is a leading business in the automotive reconditioning industry. Based in San Diego, provides top-quality training, equipment and supplies for auto detailing, paintless dent repair, windshield repair, interior repair and paint touch-up.

What's New/Best Seller Detailing For Profit Video Series.

Advantages/Features This more than two-and-a-half hour instructional video guide to professional auto detailing takes the detail professional step by step through the entire detailing process, including the prep wash, exterior detailing and interior detailing. The three videos also include dozens of tips, tricks and special techniques. Detailing For Profit comes with a comprehensive 250-page manual and a 100-page marketing and business guide. This informative series is perfect for those new to the business or for companies looking for an effective training aid.

Customer/Operator Support Can be ordered online or by calling their toll free number.

Price $297.

Contact, 7616 Miramar Road, Suite 5300, San Diego, CA 92126. (858) 271-4271. Toll Free: (800) 883-3446. Fax: (858) 271-4303. E-mail: Web site:

Finger Lakes Chemical Inc.
Rochester, New York

Finger Lakes System Chemistry manufactures environmentally-conscious cleaners and degreasers.

What's New/Best Seller Professional A/C Fresh Air Kit.

Advantages/Features Finger Lakes Fresh Air Disinfectant prevents fungi and bacteria from breeding in an air conditioner. Its pleasantly-scented disinfectant action removes foul odors from air conditioning units by killing mold and mildew. The company recommends using the Fresh Air Disinfectant along with the Finger Lakes Fresh Air Fragrance to clean and refreshen a windshield.

Customer/Operator Support Technical bulletins, material safety data sheets, and detailed product instructions are all available to customers. A toll free factory-direct service line is also provided.

Delivery/Installation Factory direct within 24 hours of order.

Price Available upon request.

Contact Finger Lakes Chemical, Inc., 418 St. Paul Street, Rochester, NY 14605. (585) 454-4760. Toll Free: (800) 876-0222. Fax: (585) 325-4514. Web site:

Auto Magic
Dallas, Texas

Auto Magic(r) has a complete line of reconditioning products, with over 42 years of experience. Auto Magic is distributed worldwide through independent distributors.

What's New/Best Seller #87 XP Compound(tm) and #88 XP Polish(tm).

Advantages/Features The XP products are a unique combination of the best abrasives, cleaning agents, and surfactants available. They increase performance to obtain the best results possible. When you use the Auto Magic XP line you know you'll have an extra performance edge!

Price o Available upon request.

Contact Auto Wax Company, Inc., 1275 Round Table Drive, Dallas, TX 75247. (214) 631-4000. Toll Free: (800) 826-0828. Fax: (214) 634-1342. Web site:

Allbrite Car Care Products
Anaheim, California

Since 1965, Allbrite Car Care Products has been manufacturing a complete line of cleaning and detailing products including: polishes, waxes, glazes, interior and exterior dressings, soaps and degreasers, fragrances, specialty products and many detailing accessories.

What's New/Best Seller Show Shine.

Advantages/Features Show Shine is a convenient maintenance product that cleans, protects and provides a streak-free shine on already detailed cars and motorcycles. Show Shine offers a versatile spray on formula that consists of silicone, wax and polymer. Just spray, spread and wipe the solution onto any painted, metal, aluminum or plastic surface for a clean and beautiful shine. It is widely used in the industry as a "final detailer" that cleans gently by removing dust, smudges and fingerprints. The solution is usually used after the car has been cleaned and a wax has been applied. It also works excellently in between washes to keep the surface shiny. Allbrite's Show Shine comes in a ready-to-use formula that can be sprayed onto almost any surface including chrome and metal pipes on motorcycles.

Customer/Operator Support o Allbrite has always taken pride in delivering quality products and customer service. To accommodate the needs of our different customers, we also offer private labeling and custom blends. So, call us today and ask for a brochure of our complete product line.

Contact Allbrite Car Care Products, 1201 N. Las Brisas Street, Anaheim, CA 92806. (714) 666-8683. Toll Free: (800) 729-9960. Fax: (714) 666-8685. E-mail:
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Cleaning System Specialists
Santee, California

Since 1986, CSS has been specializing in custom systems and manufacturing pressure washers from 5000 psi to 6000 psi, as well as wastewater reclaim and filtration systems.

What's New/Best Seller VacuBurm.

Advantages/Features EPA laws now require wash water control to protect the environment. Rent the tools and you protect the customer! Cleaning System Specialists can supply the most abusable, lowest cost, easiest to use wash water control, including complete pressure wash system with low water shutdown, portable or stationary, hot or cold up to 6000 psi. For 16 years its machines have been
the most reliable, abusable and serviceable equipment available. It is the leading edge in the pressure washer industry.

Price o Available upon request.

Contact Customer Service Department, Cleaning System Specialists, 9257 Mission Gorge Road, Suite A, Santee, CA 92071-3726. (619) 448-8111. Toll Free: (800) 400-2532. Fax: (619) 448-8233.

Eagle One
Carlsbad, California

Eagle One is a leading marketer of a full line of tunnel and backshop professional detail products under the ProDetail brand.

What's New/Best Seller Wax As-U-Dry Spray Wax in 1-gallon container.

Advantages/Features Save time, effort and money by providing a just-waxed look in one simple spray-on formula. Simply apply to a still-wet car after washing and dry with a chamois or towel. The result is a wet-look shine and added protection with every use. Ideal for pre-delivery inspections, the product is a special blend of water-reactive polymers and waxes, which is safe for all painted surfaces,
windows, bumpers and moldings.

Price o Available upon request.

Contact Eagle One, 5927 Landau Court, Carlsbad, CA 92008. Toll free: (800) 432-4531. Fax: (760) 931-0691. Web site:

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. A spray-on/wipe-off product, WOW! is suitable as a "dry wash" and engine detailer. It lifts dust, bird droppings, bug splatter, fingerprints, and surface residue without scratching. It is solvent-free, non-toxic, non-flammable, and environmentally-safe. Low volume private label available.

Delivery Factory-direct delivery within 48 hours of order.

Price Available upon request.

Contact Auto Tech Mfg. (Richard Crawn), 2233 Foothill Blvd., P.O. Box 757, Grants Pass, OR 97528. (541) 474-0232. Toll free: (800) 545-8624. Fax: (541) 474-2410. E-mail: Web site:

National Detail Systems Inc.
Camarillo, California

National Detail Systems, Inc. is a 22-year-old manufacturer and distributor of detailing equipment, supplies and accessories - specializing in training and support for a nationwide
network of independent, high-end mobile detailing service providers.

What's New/Best Seller PermaFog Odor Elimination System.

Advantages/Features The National Detail PermaFog System quickly eliminates odors in vehicles by delivering an extremely effective deep penetrating dry fog that permeates the entire vehicle, including air ducts and heating vents. Using an electrothermal application technique, PermaFog eliminates odors from cigars and cigarettes, pet odors, mold and mildew - even urine and vomit. For those extremely difficult situations, the PermaFog system also includes powerful surface cleaners, enzyme spotters, and
sub-carpet chemical injectors. Full instructions, including residential and commercial applications.

Contact National Detail Systems Inc., 2510-G Las Posas Rd. #450, Camarillo, CA 93010. (805) 384-9349. Toll Free: (800) 356-9485. Fax: (805) 482-9709. E-mail:
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ERC Wiping Products Inc.
Lynn, Massachusetts

ERC Wiping Products, Inc. is a leading supplier of body, window, and detail towels for the car wash industry.

What's New/Best Seller Amazing Microfiber Towels.

Advantages/Features ERC carries a line of low cost, high-quality microfiber towels. These towels have the lint-free quality of a huck/ surgical towel with the absorbency of a terry towel. Microfibers are designed to clean windows and dashboards without the use of chemicals, while also making great body towels, absorbing seven times their weight in water. Towels are available in 16"x16" or 16"x27".

Contact ERC Wiping Products, Inc., 19 Bennett Street, Lynn, MA 01905. (781) 593-4000. Toll Free: (800) 225-9473. Fax: (781) 593-4020. E-mail: Web site:

Professional Detailing Systems Inc.
Lakewood, Colorado

Professional Detailing Systems is now doing business as Professional Dispensing Systems to better reflect its product line. Building and selling Stainless Steel Tank Sprayers for over 16 years, P.D.S. has produced a high-quality product that is sold in 50 states and 6 countries worldwide.

What's New/Best Seller The Dress Pro(tm).

Advantages/Features Professional Detailing Systems is proud to announce a Flow Through Dressing Applicator Brush designed to make the application of tire dressings much more efficient than before. Put away the sponges and spray bottles and increase your revenues with the Dress Pro. The Dress Pro is designed to attach to any of its Stainless Steel Tank Sprayers. The applicator consists of a round flow through brush with a 40-degree flat fan spraying nozzle buried below the bristles. When you hold the brush against a tire's sidewall, you just give the trigger a quick squeeze to wet the bristles and swish the brush around the tire. The tire is dressed professionally and evenly with less waste. The applicator has a built-in restrictor that reduces the pressure from the tanks normally 100 to 125 psi down to 23 psi, allowing just enough pressure to wet the bristles but not so much pressure as to splash. The Dress Pro comes with a 1/4-inch hose barb to fit most applications. Dress Pro is available as an add-on with any tank order or by itself. Volume discounts are available.

Customer/Operator Support o P.D.S. offers continuing support and prompt courteous
service through a toll free telephone line. Most orders or parts shipped within 24 hours.

Price oAvailable upon request.

Contact Professional Detailing Systems Inc., 1300 Wadsworth Blvd., Lakewood CO 80215. (303) 238-8343. Toll Free: (888) 386-1247. Fax: (303) 238-3272. E-mail:
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Stevens Car Care Products Inc.
Eastlake, Ohio

Stevens Car Care Products, Inc. is a manufacturer of a full line of detailing chemicals and supplies. This quality performing line also includes the Rusterminator electronic rust deterrent system for vehicles and Defiance Auto Security and Keyless Entry Systems. Its line of "Advanced Formula" detailing chemicals has made them the choice of top professionals for over 20 years.

What's New/Best Seller ONE STEP Cleaner and Wax.

Advantages/Features This versatile product can be used by hand, orbital, or high-speed buffer. Its unique "snowflake(tm)" abrasive starts out aggressively but then almost immediately breaks its own edges down to quickly and easily polish a vehicle's surface to a brilliant high-gloss shine.

Customer/Operator Support o Stevens provides customers with tech support, toll-free telephone ordering, e-mail, website information and same day shipping.

Delivery/Installation o Same day shipping and free freight program!

Price o 17¢ per ounce! ($22 per gallon).Contact Stevens Car Care Products, Inc., 36542 Vine Street, Eastlake, OH 44095. (440) 953-2900 Toll Free: (800) 322-1556. Fax: (440) 953-4473.
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Castle Products Inc.
Rochester, New York

Castle Products, Inc. provides high quality automotive, industrial and institutional cleaners, degreasers, lubricants, additives, paints and waxes.

What's New/Best Seller Professional formula Streak Proof Glass Cleaner.

Advantages/Features Streak Proof makes cleaning glass a breeze. It was developed originally for the exacting requirements of people who clean glass professionally. Streak Proof can now be used wherever there is glass, porcelain, enamel or stainless steel to be cleaned. This original Streak Proof formula will not streak, smear, haze or leave a film. No matter how dirty the surface, Streak Proof will make it sparkling clean with the least amount of effort.

Customer/Operator Support o Castle has helped serve professionals for five decades. Technical bulletins, material safety data sheets and detailed instructions are all available from Castle's distribution network. A Castle Training Center was built in 1999 to offer support to our customers and distributors.

Delivery/Installation o Factory direct within 24 hours of order.

Price o Available upon request.

Contact Castle Products, Inc., 424 St. Paul Street, Rochester, NY 14605. (585) 454-4760. Toll Free: (800) 876-0222. Fax: (585) 325-4514. E-mail: Web site:

P&S Sales
Hayward, California

P&S Sales is a California-based manufacturer of professional detail products.

What's New/Best Seller XPRESS Interior Cleaner.

Advantages/Features Designed for express applications, XPRESS Interior Cleaner was specifically formulated to effectively clean dirt, dust, grease, oil, and other interior traffic marks that accumulate through normal use. Until now, detailers have been forced to use harsh general-purpose cleaners to clean interiors. Traditional general-purpose cleaners can dry out leather, vinyl, and plastic surfaces. XPRESS Interior Cleaner leaves freshly cleaned surfaces feeling free of residue. It is an effective product for everyday detailing applications.

Delivery/Installation o Products may be obtained from authorized P&S distributors or through the manufacturer. Call P&S for a distributor in your area.

Contact P&S Sales, Inc., 20943 Cabot Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545. (510) 732-2628. Toll free: (800) 648-6728. Fax: (510) 732-2632. E-mail: Web site:

Stone Soap Co., Inc.
Sylvan Lake, Michigan

Stone Soap Co. is America's oldest and most trusted manufacturer of products for the
professional car wash industry. A complete line of presoaks, shampoos, drying agents, waxes and related products.

What's New/Best Seller Double Duty Tire & Wheel Cleaner.

Advantages/Features Double Duty eliminates the need for two separate products for cleaning tires and wheels. Double Duty uses natural solvents to instantly release the toughest brake dust without any acid or ABF. Double Duty is safe for all OEM wheels. Its unique dual action formula also returns whitewalls and white letter tires to like new brilliance. Double Duty may be diluted up to 4 to 1 and applied by hand or chemical tire applicator. Double Duty is biodegradable and is safe for all reclaim systems.

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

Automotive International
Cincinnati, Ohio

Automotive International, Inc. is well-known as the manufacturer of ValuGard Car Care Products.

What's New/Best Seller Just released is the ETR-II kit, a new version of the popular ETR Kit for the permanent repair of damaged, stained, and discolored black and gray-toned exterior trim parts.

Advantages/Features The ValuGard ETR Kit has been tested by five major vehicle manufacturers for use in performing warranty repairs on damaged exterior trim parts. Manufacturers will often require
the product's use to refurbish rather than replace damaged parts. The new ETR-II kit contains a white toner, which allows the technician to tint the black ColorGard to any shade of gray. Packaged in a convenient carry tote, the kit contains mix cups, stirrers, applicators, and mixing sticks, the
necessary tools to get the job done.

Contact Automotive International, Inc., 11308 Tamarco Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45242. Toll free: (800) 543-7156. Web site:

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