Manufacturers Showcase - June 2007

Self-Serve Equipment

Mark VII Equipment Inc.
Arvada, Colorado

Mark VII is the US subsidiary of WashTec AG of Germany, the world’s largest manufacturer of vehicle cleaning equipment.

What’s New/Best Seller • AquaSpray™.

Advantages/Features • Mark VII’s AquaSpray™ compact self-serve car wash system has a minimum footprint — ideal for small equipment rooms — and a stainless steel frame and tanks. AquaSpray has a streamlined exterior for easy cleaning and pull-out pumping plant trays to ensure easy service. The base stackable unit accommodates up to six bays. Add-on units with separate cold and hot water storage tanks are available in two-, four-, and six-bay configurations. AquaSpray’s fluid module mixing tanks can handle up to 12 bays. The system’s high quality components include hydrominders, FloJet air pumps and CAT high-pressure pumps. The system is available with a 16” x 16” coin box and a 12-position rotary door. AquaSpray has all the functionality of AquaJet® Self Serve, plus a low-pressure presoak option.

Contact • Mark VII Equipment, Inc., 5981 Tennyson Street, Arvada, CO 80003. (303) 423-4910. Toll free: (800) 525-8248. Fax: (303) 430-0139. E-mail: markvii@markvii.net. Website: www.markvii.net.

Iowa Changers Inc.
Des Moines, Iowa

 
 

Iowa Changers has been manufacturing, selling and servicing validators since 1980.

What’s New/Best Seller • IC2000 Digital Validator.

Advantages/Features • New electronics, new technologies and new software offer superior performance and increased security. The IC2000 Digital Validator accepts all current $1, $2, $5, $10, $20 bills, plus paper coupons. The combination of the new technology and digital validation increases business through improved bill acceptance and reliability. One year limited warranty.

Customer/Operator Support • Provides sales, service and telephone support. Also an authorized Hamilton Mfg. sales and service center for bill changers and auto-cashiers.

Price • IC2000 Digital Validator is $875, plus shipping and applicable sales taxes.

Contact • Iowa Changers Inc., 3216 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines, IA 50310. (515) 271-8054. Toll free: (800) 397-5208. Fax: (515) 271-8052. Website: www.iowachangers.com.

Dilling-Harris Inc.
Dallas, Texas

Designing and producing car wash equipment since 1975, Dilling-Harris offers a wide range of units for the self-service operator.

What’s New/Best Seller • EvolutionWash™.

Advantages/Features • The system utilizes a “one pump” delivery of all functions and one-line delivery to each bay. The pump mounts directly to the electric motor, eliminating all pulleys and belts. In addition, there are no low-pressure pumps and fewer moving parts. EvolutionWash is available in a 2- to 10-bay system, completely pre-wired, pre-plumbed and pre-tested. The entire unit is covered by the D-H stainless steel warranty. The exclusive TFT touchscreen allows operators to monitor and adjust key functions off-site via the Internet.

Customer/Operator Support • Worldwide distributor network.

Contact • Dilling-Harris, Inc. 10215 Miller Road, Dallas, TX 75238. (214) 348-2662. Toll free: (800) 727-4122. Fax: (214) 348-2914. E-mail: info@dilling-harris.com. Website: www.dilling-harris.com.

PD McLaren Limited
Burnaby, British Columbia

With over 85 years of experience as industry leaders, PD McLaren Limited offers a complete line of innovative and state-of-the-art self serve car wash systems. The highest quality parts come standard throughout the product line, including the Self Serve Pet Wash System, which has proven to be a great addition at self serve locations.

What’s New/Best Seller • INSTA AIR Delivery System to each BayMaster 2000 self-serve bay.

Advantages/Features • PD McLaren Limited’s Canadian-designed and custom-built self-serve vehicle wash systems are manufactured to the highest standards. Only top-of-the-line components are installed on the powder-coated aluminum frame. Standard on the BayMaster are the spot-free delivery and the weep/freeze protection systems. For a complete outline of standard and optional components please visit the company home page.

Delivery/Installation • Four weeks from the date of deposit.

Customer/Operator Support • A network of distributors throughout North America and around the world

Price • A quote can be provided for any self-serve business plan.

Contact • PD McLaren Limited, Marketing and Sales, 5069 Beresford Street, Burnaby, BC V5J1H8 Canada. (604) 437-0616. Fax: (604) 434-9120. E-mail: info@pdmclaren.com. Website: www.pdmclaren.com.

AutoVac
El Cajon, California

AutoVac, a G2 Equipment Company, has served the vacuum needs of the car care industry for more than 18 years. Widely recognized for its dependable central vacuum systems, AutoVac is building on that reputation with the innovative use of technology and world class research and development capabilities.

What’s New/Best Seller • IntelliVac, Intelligent Vacuum Station.

Advantages/Features • The IntelliVac Vacuum Station makes central vacuums practical — and profitable — for self-serve car washes. The IntelliVac meters the suction from a central vacuum system at the point of use. It provides the superior suction, long-life expectancy, and low maintenance of a central vacuum. The system is available in two models: a single user wall-mount station for inside wash bays, and an upright station for one or two users at a vacuum island. The wall-mount IntelliVac is easily integrated with existing service selector dials; customers simply select “vacuum” after washing their vehicles. The upright IntelliVac is available with one or two hoses, and is compatible with any type of payment system. All models are constructed of durable stainless steel and can be painted or powder coated in any color.

Delivery/Installation • Installation requires piping into the IntelliVac Vacuum Station and a conduit for air and low voltage lines.

Customer/Operator Support • G2 Equipment Company stands behind all its products and has a team of technical support experts.

Price • Contact your G2 Equipment/AutoVac dealer.


Contact • G2 Equipment Company, 9410 Bond Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92021. (619) 258-9801. Toll free: (888) 628-8682. Fax: (619) 258-9805. E-mail: sales@G2Equipment.com. Website: www.G2Equipment.com.

Superior Car Wash Systems Inc.
Phoenix, Arizona

Superior Car Wash Systems, Inc. has been a leader in self-service equipment for over 35 years.

What’s New/Best Seller • STAX™ Self-Service System.

Advantages/Features • The STAX Series is specially engineered to save equipment room space — only 28 inches front to back — and includes stainless steel construction for easy maintenance. All components are carefully chosen to ensure maximum performance with years of trouble-free service. A large selection of moneymaking support equipment for the STAX Series, such as foaming brushes, 3-color foam, pre-soak, tire/engine cleaner, spot-free rinse, and several meter boxes are available.

Customer/Operator Support • Nationwide factory-authorized distributor network.

Contact • Superior Car Wash Systems, Inc. (Mike Delaney), 2831 W. Weldon Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85017. (602) 248-8943. Toll free: (800) 528-4063. Fax: (602) 265-1248. E-mail: info@superiorcarwash.com. Website: www.superiorcarwash.com.

D&S Carwash Systems
High Ridge, Missouri

 

The D&S line of self-service car wash equipment includes the Space Saver Series, Stack and Mini-Stack™ Modular Car Wash System, 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 • Four Bay Mini-Stack .

Advantages/Features • D&S Space-Saver Series self-serve systems feature all-welded stainless-steel construction (frames, tanks, and panels); compact, self-contained, pre-plumbed and pre-wired design; single or three-phase electric; 5-hp motors with industry’s best high-pressure pumps; high and low-pressure systems (pre-soak, tire/engine clean, soap, foam brush, rinse and wax) on the same unit; simple maintenance (motor place assembly for each bay is mounted on a slide-out tray for easy pump servicing); all bay equipment included in car wash packages.

Customer/Operator Support • Nationwide network of distributors, and a toll free customer assistance hotline.

Delivery/Installation • Simple installation in one or two days for four bay units; complete instructions in operation manuals.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • D&S Carwash Systems, 4200 Brandi Lane, High Ridge, MO 63049. Toll free: (800) 844-3442. Fax: (636) 677-4105. E-mail: sales@dscarwash.com. Website: www.dscarwash.com.

Jim Coleman Company
Houston, Texas

Jim Coleman Company offers a complete line of self-serve car wash equipment to fit every customer’s needs.

Best Seller • Super Saver Model 2500 Car Wash System

Advantages/Features • The Super Saver is ideal for multiple bays or remodeled locations. The modular system includes the most popular self-service car wash functions on a pre-wired and pre-plumbed stainless steel framework. The Super Saver features low pressure tire cleaner, medium pressure pre-soak, high pressure soap, foaming brush, rinse, foaming conditioner, and clear coat protectant.

Delivery/Installation • The Super Saver is totally self-contained and arrives on site ready to go.

Contact • Jim Coleman Company, 5842 W. 34th Street, Houston, TX 77092. (713) 683.9878. Fax: (713) 683.9624. E-mail: info@jcolemanco.com. Website: www.jcolemanco.com.

A-OK Equipment & Supply Co. Inc.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

A-OK Equipment & Supply Co., Inc. manufactures a complete line of high-quality self-service and automatic touch-free car wash equipment. Celebrating its twenty-third year, A-OK Equipment & Supply Co. has grown to become one of the leaders in the car washing industry. A-OK-equipped car washes are operating in all 50 states, as well as on virtually every continent in the world. A-OK Equipment is known for their outstanding customer service, high-quality construction and dependable operation.

What’s New/Best Seller • Compac Deluxe Pumping System and LowPressure Fluid Module.

Advantages/Features • The Compac Deluxe Pumping System and Low Pressure Fluid Module were designed with “bulletproof” components of the highest quality available in the industry. They are pre-plumbed, wired, and tested to meet ETL specification to assure years of dependable service and safety. Systems are available in both stainless- steel and powder-coated frames. High-pressure pumps are dual-belt driven for quieter operation and to reduce wear. All systems include function indicator lights, chemical flow meters and an easy oil drain line for each pump. Numerous options are also available including spot-free rinse, tire/motor cleaner, foam brush, and tri foam conditioner.

Customer/Operator Support • National and International distributor and service network and factory-direct service support toll free in the United States.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • A-OK Equipment & Supply Co. Inc. (Douglas McLain , Thomas McLain, and Kevin Pflug), 6031 Pillsbury Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55419. (612) 866-2555. Toll free: (800) 328-3783. Fax: (612) 866-2562. E-mail: carwash@aokequipment.com. Website: www.aokequipment.com.

Dultmeier Sales
Omaha, Nebraska

 
 

Dultmeier Sales has supplied equipment and supplies to the car/truck wash, auto detailing, and mobile cleaning industries since 1983.

What’s New/Best Seller • Pet Wash Grooming Center.

Advantages/Features • The system features a stainless steel tub with stow away ramp, chemical manifold cabinet, warm air dryer, easy spray wand handle, water tempering valve, pressure regulator, and instruction panel. Optional coin, token or coin/token/bill meters are also available. All units are pre-wired and pre-plumbed prior to shipping. Catalogues are available free of charge.

Price • Availible upon request, or visit the company’s web site and shop online.

Contact • Dultmeier Sales,13808 Industrial Road, Omaha, NE 68137. (402) 333-1444. Toll free: (800) 228-9666. Fax: (402) 333-5546. E-mail: dultmeier@dultmeier.com. Website: www.dultmeier.com.

CustomKraft Industries Inc. North
Little Rock, Arkansas

CustomKraft manufactures the “Clear & Simple” MultiPressure® self-service car wash system. Systems are available in by-pass or variable frequency drive (VFD) models, and use a single pump and delivery line for each bay for low-pressure and high-pressure operation.

What’s New/Best Seller • In-bay scent/vacuum/carpet shampoo system.

Advantages/Features • The MultiPressure® system simplifies and increases the reliability of self-service car wash equipment. It reduces the number of components and eliminates in-bay check valves and low-pressure delivery pumps. Stainless steel components, gravity fed pumps, and lighted solenoids with color-coded wiring make service easy. The bay meters are expandable, and are designed to operate with coins, tokens, bills, and/or credit cards.

Customer/Operator Support • CustomKraft provides a two-year limited warranty, free training seminars, illustrated manuals on compact discs, and technical bulletins. The company has a network of trained distributors across North America, Canada, and Australia.

Delivery/Installation • Delivery is 45 days from the date of order.

Price • Available upon request through CustomKraft or local distributor.

Contact • CustomKraft Industries Inc., (Gary Wirges), 4611 W. Bethany, North Little Rock, AR 72117. Toll free: (800) 869-1448. Fax: (501) 945-3408. E-mail: info@customkraft.com. Website: www.customkraft.com.

Unitec Electronics
Elkridge, Maryland

Unitec Electronics designs and manufactures car wash entry systems, accounting systems, and bill changers for all segments of the car wash industry. Its products allow car wash owners to offer customers convenient solutions while increasing customer loyalty. Unitec strives to make it easy for distributors and their customers to grow, and profit from, their businesses.

What’s New • WashPay® Site Management System with credit card acceptance.

Advantages/Features • Unitec’s WashPay Site Management System allows wash owners to accept credit cards in self-serve bays, increasing customer purchases. With WashPay, owners can remotely monitor and configure their bays, as well as view sales and equipment usage reports. Multiple purchases by a customer may be combined into one transaction, minimizing credit card transaction fees. An optional receipt printer is also available.

Contact • Unitec Electronics, 7125 Troy Hill Drive #9, Elkridge, MD 21075. (443) 561-1200. Toll free: (800) 4-UNITEC Fax: (410) 579-6830. E-mail: marketing@unitecelectronics.com. Website: www.unitecelectronics.com.

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