Manufactuers Showcase - February 2007

Detail Products

Trans-Mate Products Inc.
North Billerica, Massachusetts

Trans-Mate Products is a manufacturer of high-quality car wash and detailing chemicals. This line includes the highly-successful Gold Series Polish Line.

What’s New/Best Seller • TM086 Quick Clean premium performance concentrated all-purpose cleaner.

Advantages/Features • Quick Clean is unique non-butyl residue-free formula that quickly breaks the bond between grime and surfaces. Quick Clean can be used on a wide range of surfaces — from a free-rinsing interior cleaner to wheels, engines, walls and floors. Available in 4/1-gallon cases, 5-gallon head packs, or 55-gallon drums.

Customer/Operator Support • Trans-Mate Products provides friendly, knowledgeable technical support and a national distribution network.

Delivery/Installation • The full line of Trans-Mate products can be purchased through authorized distributors throughout the USA and Canada.

Contact • Trans-Mate Products, Inc. (Stuart Levy), 13 Sterling Road, North Billerica, MA 01862. (978) 667-0100. Toll free: (800) TOP WASH (867-9274). Fax: (978) 667-1819. E-mail: slevy@trans-mate.com. Website: www.trans-mate.com.

BAF Industries
Santa Ana, California

BAF Industries manufactures PRO® products, the finest and most complete line of automotive beauty and appearance products available.

What’s New/Best Seller • HRK-10 Headlight Restoration Kit.

Advantages/Features • The PRO Headlight Restoration Kit restores damaged plastic lenses to like-new condition for a fraction of the cost of a replacement lens. Replacement lens from a dealer can cost up to $100 to $1000 per headlight — installation not included! You will be surprised at what a difference having crystal clear headlights can have on the overall appearance of vehicles. In just a matter of minutes, you can remove haze, cloudiness and scratches with the HRK-10 easy-to-use kit. Front to back, the process takes less than ten minutes per lens with average damage and slightly longer on completely opaque and clouded lenses. This process in-volves removing the opaque, yellow or grazed plastic from the lens face by sanding with PRO Light Touch Pads and polishing the plastic back to clear.

Customer/Operator Support • Technical support is available through its sales department or on its website.

Delivery/Installation • Products may be purchased directly or through an authorized PRO distributor.
Price • Available upon request.

Contact • BAF Industries, 1910 S. Yale St., Santa Ana, CA 92704. (714) 540-3852. Toll free: (800) 437-9893. Fax: (714) 641-2789. E-mail: pwsales@prowax.com. Website: www.prowax.com.

Stone Soap Co. Inc.
Sylvan Lake, Michigan

Stone Soap Co., Inc is the oldest and most trusted manufacturer of professional auto wash detergents, waxes and related chemicals.

What’s New/Best Seller • Double Duty Extreme Tire and Wheel Cleaner.

Advantages/Features • Double Duty Extreme Tire and Wheel Cleaner takes the best of Stone Soap’s original Double Duty Tire and Wheel Cleaner and puts it into a more concentrated, faster-acting cleaner. Double Duty Extreme instantly cleans the toughest wheels and tires without any
scrubbing. Simply spray on and pressure wash off. It may be diluted up to a 5 to 1 ratio, making it easier to use and more economical.

Customer/Operator Support • Knowledgeable customer service and technical personnel are available to assist you.

Delivery/Installation • Stone Soap Co. offers consistent product quality, fast shipping and a free freight program.

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: sales@stonesoap.com. Website: www.stonesoap.com.

Lustra Professional Car Care Products
De Pere, Wisconsin

SI manufactures the complete line of Lustra™ professional car care products. These innovative, high-quality cleaning and protection products are designed for all car wash markets.

What’s New/Best Seller • Glo-N-Go™ Express Services Cart.

Advantages/Features • Lustra’s Glo-N-Go Express Services Cart offers easy spray-on applications for express detailing products. Lustra’s Glo-N-Go Express Services Cart is completely portable with no air lines or electrical cords. The cart has space for four stainless steel pressurized tanks, each with 25 feet of color-coded hose and an 8-gallon bin for towels or trash. Add the convenience of express detailing services to your wash for minimal costs.

Customer/Operator Support • Lustra’s nationwide group of knowledgeable distributors provides the support on the local level to help make your wash successful. Customized marketing materials are available to properly merchandise your wash for maximum effectiveness. Contact CSI today for the nearest Lustra distributor and a brochure of the entire line of Lustra professional car care products.

Contact • Lustra Professional Car Care Products, 1997 American Blvd., De Pere, WI 54115-5606. (920) 337-2175. Toll free: (800) 225-2231. Fax: (920) 337-9410. E-mail: cwsales@LustraBear.com. Website: www.LustraBear.com.

Crystal-Glo Manufacturing Corp.
Concord, Ontario

Crystal-Glo Manufacturing Corp. is a well-established manufacturer that specializes in the development of acrylic-based surface protection products. Manufactured since 1987, each product has earned many prestigious “Best Product Awards” for innovation, excellence and quality. Crystal-Glo, a strong-selling brand in Canada and Europe for over 10 years, is now being officially launched in the US and Canada.

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

Advantages/Features • Crystal-Glo Paint Treatment is an acrylic vehicle polish that makes any car look as though it was coated in glass. It is a unique formula developed to replace buffing, glazing and waxing in one step. This is a key product designed for high-end body shops and detailers. It is easily applied by hand or machine. Crystal-Glo Paint Treatment eliminates and prevents fading with UV protection and generates a deep, rich, swirl-free, crystal-clear shine. It leaves no gum-up or wax flakes and leaves absolutely no streaks, smears or mess.

Crystal-Glo Paint Treatment contains no abrasives, silicone or wax. It is clearcoat safe, and excellent for all paints, fiberglass, glass, chrome, polished aluminum, and smooth plastics. Crystal-Glo Paint Treatment restores dull finishes, adds a protective acrylic coating and brings out color, depth and intensity. It is available in 16-ounce, 34-ounce and one-gallon sizes.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • Crystal-Glo Manufacturing Corp., #5-346 Millway Avenue, Concord, Ontario, Canada L4K 3W1. (905) 760-0006. Toll free: (800) 263-0887. Fax: (905) 760-0008. E-mail: info@crystal-glo.com. Website: www.crystal-glo.com.

Jobe Industries Inc.
Linden, New Jersey

Jobe Industries is a family-owned and -operated manufacturer of vehicle-cleaning products since 1950. Jobe is an innovator in the formulation of a full line of detail products. Jobe manufactures virtually every chemical the car wash or detail operator needs.

What’s New/Best Seller • Clearvue Aerosol Glass Cleaner.

Advantages/Features • Clearvue is a light foaming cleaner that can be used on glass and many other surfaces. It will instantly cut through grease, dirt and grime to leave windows sparkling clean, and will not streak, haze or smear. It features a fresh fragrance and 360° valve. The large 20-ounce can is non-flammable and VOC compliant! It is safe on tinted windows too.

Customer/Operator Support • Jobe offers over 50 years of experience, toll-free ordering, e-mail, website information and same-day shipping and, in most cases, next-day deliveries.

Delivery/Installation • All shipments are prepaid, and free lift gate delivery to most areas is available. Quantity discounts are available on orders of 2,000 and 6,000 pounds. For larger quantities or distributorship, contact Jobe.

Contact • JOBE Industries, Inc., PO Box 1367, 1600 West Elizabeth Avenue, Loxden, NJ 07036-0004. (908) 862-0400. Toll free: (800) 222-JOBE (Call Sheila or Joe). Fax: (908) 862-1039.
E-mail: jobeind@verizon.net. Website: www.jobe-industries.com.

ERC Wiping Products Inc.
Lynn, Massachusetts

ERC Wiping Products Inc. supplies body, window, detail and microfiber towels to car wash and detail centers.

What’s New/Best Seller • The 50-count bulk pack of 14” x 14” microfiber towels.

Advantages/Features • ERC’s line of amazing microfiber towels are an excellent tool for any car wash or detail center because they can be used in a broad range of applications. The versatility of a microfiber towel is what truly separates it from an ordinary terry towel. Microfibers are completely lint free and non-abrasive. They can be used to dry the body of the car, remove wax, clean and dust the dash, spot clean upholstery, wash the windows, and remove tough spots such as bugs and tar.

Customer/Operator Support • An ERC representative will be happy to speak with you if you have any questions about its products. Customer service is available from Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.

Delivery/Installation • All products are shipped out within 24 hours from the company facility.
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: erc@ercwipe.com. Website: www.ercwipe.com.

Sonny’s Enterprises Inc.
Tamarac, Florida

Sonny’s Enterprises is the largest supplier of parts, supplies and equipment to the conveyorized car wash industry in America. Its Factory Finish line of detail products is second to none, where high
performance is a must. Its patented design of microfiber cloths are manufactured to specific quality standards, as set by Sonny’s to clean better, last longer and be more absorbent.

What’s New/Best Seller • Item #C1011, Spray-N-Shine by Factory Finish.

Advantages/Features • Item #C1011, Spray-N-Shine by Factory Finish is a commercial-grade express wax product sold exclusively to the professional detailer. By formulating this proprietary blend of cross polymers, Factory Finish has produced an express wax that is fast, effective and easy to apply. When used in conjunction with Sonny’s microfiber, Spray-N-Shine produces a deep, rich, high-gloss shine that is durable enough to withstand sun, heat, UV and salt.

Customer/Operator Support • Sonny’s is known throughout the car wash industry as a leader in customer care. Toll-free ordering by phone, fax, e-mail or direct from its state-of-the-art website is provided to meet the needs of the professional detailer. Orders placed before 3 p.m. ship the same day. The customer service department is staffed with experienced personnel that are ready to serve your needs immediately.

Price • Factory Finish Spray-N-Shine express wax is priced at $18.99/gallon or $78.99/5-gallon pail. Expect 20 to 30 vehicle applications per gallon.

Contact • Sonny’s Enterprises Inc., 5605 Hiatus Road, Tamarac, FL 33321. (954) 467-1203. Toll free: (800) 327-8723. Fax: (954) 779-2484. Toll free fax: (800) 495-4049. Website: www.sonnysdirect.com.

Stoner Inc.
Quarryville, Pennsylvania

Stoner, Inc. is a manufacturer of specialized cleaners, waxes, and coatings for the professional car care industry. Stoner is a Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award winner.

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, mirrors, computer screens, scanners, and copiers. It cleans glass so well you will think it is invisible. Non-abrasive, non-foaming, multi-solvent formula evaporates 100%, and will not streak or haze glass. Other glass cleaners are made of water and soaps (surfactants) — inexpensive ingredients that remove dirt — but leave streaky residues that are difficult or impossible to remove. Invisible Glass contains no foams, surfactants, or residues, so it will not streak.
Delivery/Installation • Same-day shipping for orders placed by 5 p.m., no risk guarantee. Free delivery for 12-can case of 19-ounce aerosols (Item # 91164).

Price • 1-5 cases, $35.70; 6-24 cases, $32.49; 25+ cases, $29.27. Also available in 5-gallon pails and 55-gallon drums.

Contact • Stoner Inc, 1070 Robert Fulton Highway, Quarryville, PA 17566. (717) 786-7355. Toll free: (800) 227-5538 (ext. 3111). Fax: (717) 786-9088. Toll free fax: (800) 515-5150. E-mail: jking@stonersolutions.com. Website: www.detailingdirect.com.

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