Manufacturers' Showcase - June 2010

Self-Serve Equipment

i-Wash Inc.
Webster, New York

i-Wash represents innovation and quality in the car washing industry. Products such as the i-Wash Intelligent Washing System, the i-Pump, i-Mix z, the inBay SST, and now the Jetwash embody the superior quality that people have come to expect from a leading manufacturer of car washing equipment.

What’s New/Best Seller • The Jetwash.

Advantages/Features • The Jetwash is a ready-to-use, all-in-one self-serve system that installs in hours and mounts in the bay. The system only requires a single power source and water supply to operate. The Jetwash is only 18”d x 27”w x 81”h, and the new flex-booms make it easy for the owner to install. With an e-Port credit card device and an easy-to-use customer interface, paying for and choosing features is simple. The system is perfect for new construction and can be an alternative choice for existing bays that are looking to upgrade.

Contact • i-wash Inc., 691 Phillips Rd, Webster, NY 14580. Toll free: (800) 388-4258. Ext. 202. E-mail: Website:

Southern Pride Systems
Graham, North Carolina

At Southern Pride Systems quality is second to none. Many customers still have Southern Pride Wash Equipment running after 25 years.

What’s New/Best Seller • The 500 Combination Unit.

Advantages/Features • The new 500 Combination Unit incorporates the bug remover and triple shine units on the self service wash rack. By combining these systems, all self-service equipment is centralized for ease of service.

Customer/Operator Support • National distributor network and factory support are available.

Contact • Southern Pride Systems Inc., P.O. Box 1060, Graham, NC 27253. Toll free: (800) 421-5144. Fax: (336) 570-0596. E-mail: Website:

ABC Coin
Frisco, Texas

ABC Coin Inc. has been a leader in coin and currency processing equipment for over 35 years. The company’s priority has always been to search out the “Best of Breed” in money handling systems for the car wash industry. ABC Coin offers efficient and value priced products.

What’s New/Best Seller • Mach 3 Token Head High Speed Counter.

Advantages/Features • The Mach 3 Token Head can count and sort at a speed of 1,500 coins per minute. The unit can handle the most popular combinations of tokens/coins used by car wash operators. The coins are either bagged and/or fill coin drawers — no sorting or re-processing of smaller coins required. The desktop coin counter was specifically engineered for the car wash industry.

Price • Call for a quote.

Contact • ABC Coin, 8524 5th Street, Frisco, TX 75034. Toll free: (800) 752-7277. E-mail: Website:

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 stainless steel frame and tanks. The unit 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.

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: Website:

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/Best Seller • WashPay® Site Management System with credit card acceptance and pay station integration.

Advantages/Features • Unitec’s WashPay Site Management System allows wash owners to accept credit cards in self-serve bays, increasing customer purchases. 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. The unit can also track Wash Select II credit card transactions, further minimizing transaction fees for site owners. Customers using VIP Wash Pass have the flexibility to use the card throughout the site.

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

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

A-OK Equipment & Supply Company Inc. manufactures a complete line of high-quality self-service and automatic touch-free car wash equipment. Celebrating its 30th year, the company is a leader 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. The equipment is known for outstanding customer service, high-quality construction, and dependable operation.

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

Advantages/Features • The Compac Deluxe Pumping System and Low Pressure Fluid Module were designed with the highest quality components 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 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 are available toll free in the United States.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • A-OK Equipment & Supply Co. Inc., 6031 Pillsbury Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55419. (612) 866-2555. Toll free: (800) 328-3783. Fax: (612) 866-2562. E-mail:

National Pride Equipment
Ashland, Ohio

National Pride Equipment has manufactured self-service car wash equipment and provided supplies, chemicals, and vending since 1963. Certified distributors and installers are located across the United States and Canada.

What’s New/Best Seller • The Eagle Line Self-Service Equipment.

Advantages/Features • The equipment line comes standard with a direct online link to your wash. Owners have the ability to monitor their wash’s vital statistics from anywhere they have Internet access. Additionally, text messages can be sent to receive daily income reports and equipment alerts.

Contact • National Pride Equipment, 1266 Middle Rowsburg Road, Ashland, OH 44805. (419) 289-2886. Toll free: (800) 537-6788. Fax: (419) 281-5526. Website:

Rowe International
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Rowe International is a leading manufacturer of durable bill breakers and coin and bill changers for all types of car wash locations.

What’s New/Best Seller • MEI® combo bill acceptor and ePort® Credit Card Clearing Service.

Advantages/Features • The MEI combo bill acceptor and ePort Credit Card Clearing Service allows car wash operators to honor MasterCard; Visa; American Express; and Discover, as well as $1, $5, $10, and $20 bills. The ePort card reader can be wireless or connected to a PC via an Ethernet interface. Patrons are quickly and easily prompted through the transaction by the bright, 2-line, 16-character LCD display. The system is perfect for small and high volume locations — credit card transactions only take a couple of seconds longer than bills. Account balances can be accessed online at any time using a secure password. All Rowe Century 6, 8, and 10 front and rear load models can be equipped with the MEI combo bill and card acceptor or ePort card acceptor.

Delivery/Installation • Installation is quick and easy using the provided step-by-step installation manual.

Customer/Operator Support • Technical support experts can be reached toll free.

Price • Available from a Rowe distributor.

Contact • Rowe International Inc., 4147 Eastern Ave. S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49508. (616) 246-0483. Toll free: (800) 393-0201. Fax: (616) 247-6531. Website:

Dultmeier Sales
Omaha, Nebraska

Dultmeier Sales is a leading manufacturer and distributor to the self-serve, conveyor, and automatic car wash markets. For over 75 years, Dultmeier has been supplying the agriculture, industrial, and car wash industries.

What’s New/Best Seller • All-in-One Pumping Station.

Advantages/Features • High-pressure, foam brush, presoak, and tire/engine cleaner systems are all assembled on one stainless steel frame assembly. Cat pumps and Baldor motors are used for high-pressure soap, wax, and rinse options. Pump units are designed for easy pull out for maintenance. Automatic mixing tanks for all products are standard. Separate electrical panels for each pump/motor avoids having to shut down the complete unit if service is needed. Systems are available from three to six bays on one rack frame.

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

Jim Coleman Company
Houston, Texas

Jim Coleman Company is a world leader in manufacturing car wash equipment including self-serve, automatics, and tunnels. With over 45 years of experience, the company prides itself on its quality, long-lasting, and durable product line.

What’s New/Best Seller • Swipe-At-The-Bay.

Advantages/Features • The Swipe-At-The-Bay is an all-in-one device that keeps track of cash, credit, and codes — increasing profits in the self-serve bay. Credit cards can be used in the bay, vacuums, and vending. Easy-to-follow instructions guide customers through the use of a credit card or cash. The unit uses a patent pending technology to authorize every credit card transaction before granting service.

Contact • Jim Coleman Company, 5842 W. 34th Street, Houston, TX 77092. (713) 683-9878. Toll free: (800) 999-9878. Fax: (713) 683-9624. Website:

Mosmatic Corporation
Bristol, Wisconsin

Mosmatic Corporation has been manufacturing high-quality, complete self-serve bay products and swivels for over 30 years. For independent and OEM applications, Mosmatic has been leading the way in development and product placement for the car wash industry worldwide. The equipment is manufactured in Switzerland to the highest quality standards.

What’s New/Best Seller • Complete bay packages for the self-serve industry that allow up to four booms.

Advantage/Features • High polished stainless steel Z-booms have unsurpassed appearance and durability. Mosmatic has a diverse and complete boom lineup — almost any application can be accommodated. All lines offer symmetrical design and durability for industrial abuse with designer appearance. Mosmatic dry and air-booms also give added value and customer convenience.

Customer/Operator Support • Lifetime technical support from factory and distribution technicians are available. Product setup, placement, and retrofit assistance.

Contact • Mosmatic Corporation, 8313 196th Ave, Bristol, WI 53104. Toll free: (800) 788-9880. Fax: (262) 857-2421. E-mail: Website:

Fawn Vendors
Des Moines, Iowa

Fawn Vendors is a leading manufacturer of vending equipment for both large and small car wash locations. For over 78 years, Fawn Vendors has been manufacturing and selling vending machines worldwide.

What’s New/Best Seller • AutoVend Plus+ Vending Machine.

Advantages/Features • The AutoVend Plus+ vends all of the top selling car care products from one machine. The versatile design allows dispensing of various types of products from scented air fresheners to detail sprays, and even large towels. Fawn Vendors manufactures a refrigeration dual zone model, allowing a car wash to sell cold drinks. The rugged all-steel construction with the high-security package guards against weather and vandalism. One hundred percent financing and no payments for 90 days are available.

Customer/Operator Support • Lifetime technical support with certified factory technicians. Factory warranty comes complete with machine.

Price • Available from a Fawn Vendors Representative.

Contact • Fawn Vendors, 8040 University Blvd., Des Moines, IA 50325. Toll free: (515) 271-8488. Fax: (515) 274-5180. E-mail: Website:

CustomKraft Industries Inc.
North Little Rock, Arkansas

CustomKraft’s affordable and efficient self-service car wash systems utilize over 27 years of manufacturing experience. The systems have easily accessible components and are engineered for durability and increased reliability. Owners may choose between bench-style by-pass and stacked Variable Frequency Drive.

What’s New/Best Seller • MultiPressure System.®

Advantages/Features • The MultiPressure System® attracts customers by offering 12 selections per bay (50 percent more than other systems) and has only one hose per boom; that’s about 80 percent fewer hoses than other self-service equipment.

Customer/Operator Support • Global distribution and a well-trained staff assist with construction, maintenance, and supplies. Training is available through seminars, equipment manuals, technical bulletins, and illustrated CD’s.

Contact • CustomKraft Industries Inc., 4611 West Bethany Road, North Little Rock, AR 72117. Toll free: (800) 869-1448. E-mail: Website:

Standard Change Makers Inc.
Indianapolis, Indiana

Fifty years of change and innovation.

What’s New/Best Seller • GUARDIAN XP Entry Pay Stations.

Advantages/Features • Standard Change-Makers’ GUARDIAN XP pay stations offer an affordable update to allow operators the advantages of new wash technology features. The product line consists of a cashless entry system (Guardian XP-BE) that accepts codes and/or cards; the cash, coin, token, and card accepting Guardian XP that features one or two coin hoppers for change or bonus token dispenser; and the Guardian XP-BX that has all the features of the Guardian XP plus single-note or dual-note bill dispensing. All three products incorporate several promotional features using code, token, and cou-pon acceptance, as well as time/day discount programming.

Contact • Standard Change-Makers Inc., 3130 North Mitthoeffer Road, Indianapolis, IN 46235. (317) 899-6966. Toll free: (800) 968-6955. Fax: (317) 899-6977. E-mail: Website:

Carolina Pride Carwash Inc.
Roxboro, North Carolina

Carolina Pride Carwash has been providing self-serve car wash operators throughout the nation with quality systems for over 40 years.

What’s New/Best Seller • The Performa™ Self-Serve Car Wash Series.

Advantages/Features • To ensure a clean car, the Performa™ self-serve car wash series comes complete with presoak and high-pressure soap, rinse, wax, tire cleaner, foam brush, reverse osmosis production, and spot-free delivery.

Price • Request a quote online at or via toll free phone.

Contact • Carolina Pride Carwash Inc., 417 S. Madison Blvd., P.O. Box 488, Roxboro, NC 27573. Toll free: (800) 421-5119. Fax: (336) 597-5113. E-mail: Website:

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