Manufacturers' Showcase - May 2008

Impulse Items

Hawk Enterprises
Sartell, Minnesota


Minnesota-based Hawk Enterprises manufactures and distributes the only product on the market designed specifically to remove nicotine film on windows.

What’s New/Best Seller • NicClean® Nicotine Cleaning Wipes.

Advantages/Features • Cleaning nicotine residue buildup from windows takes a lot of effort and elbow grease, and often windows are left with streaks, smears, and nicotine film residue. NicClean® Nicotine Cleaning Wipes were developed to eliminate the hard work and clean nicotine smoke film residue easily on all types of glass surfaces. The wipes work by dissolving the nicotine film residue on glass surfaces. The wipes are available in individually wrapped 4” x 4” single-use wipe packages, which includes a 9.25” x 10.125” wipe moistened with the patent pending cleaning formula.

Contact • Hawk Enterprises LLC, P.O. Box 87, Sartell, Minnesota 56377. Toll free: (800) 714-9319. Fax: (320) 203-7677. E-mail: Website:

Hart Distribution
Gardena, California

Hart Distribution’s revolutionary new design gives drivers a stylish and safe way to stow outerwear while driving in today’s heavy traffic conditions.

What’s New/Best Seller • Auto Garment Hanger.

Advantages/Features • The affordable Auto Garment Hanger gives everyone the convenience of stowing outwear with safety and organization in mind. The heavy-duty chrome design attaches with ease to fit any double bar headrest, keeping garments in their original shape and safe from dirt. Hart Distribution offers the hangers at a discount to companies wishing to use the product as a promotional item.

Price • $19.99

Contact • Hart Distribution, 15713 Van Ness Avenue, Gardena, CA 90249. Toll free: (877) HART 969. E-mail: Website:

Kafko International Ltd.
Skokie, Illinois

Oil Eater absorbent pads and rolls soak up oil and water spills keeping floors and walkways safe. They prevent slipping by protecting floors, making the workplace safe and helping the business comply with OSHA regulations.

What’s New/Best Seller • Drip Pads.

Advantages/Features • The new Oil Eater Drip Pads are made of natural plant by-products, and designed for automotive, home, and marine use. The pads are easy to use and quickly absorb hydrocarbon-based materials and repel water. Placing the eco-friendly drip pads under a vehicle keeps garage floors and driveways clean by soaking up oil, transmission, hydraulic fluids, and other hydrocarbons. Each package contains three heavyweight 15-inch by 18-inch pads.

Contact • Kafko International Ltd., 3555 W. Howard St., Skokie, IL 60076. (847) 763-0333. Toll free: (800) 528-0334. Fax: (847) 763-0334. Website:

Car-Freshner Corporation
Watertown, New York


Car-Freshner Corporation is the maker of the world-famous “Little Tree” air fresheners for the home, car, and office.

What’s New/Best Seller • Extra Strength “Little Trees.”

Advantages/Features • The popular Morning Fresh “Little Tree” fragrance from Car-Freshner is now available in extra-strength. The extra-strength versions of the popular air fresheners are larger than the traditional trees and are great for areas where a stronger fragrance is needed. Morning Fresh is a pleasant, gentle fragrance and has been a top-seller for many years. The air fresheners are available on 1-pak rack cards at 144 per master case, and are available for immediate shipment.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • Car-Freshner Corporation, 203 North Hamilton Street, Watertown, NY 13601. (315) 788-6250. Toll free: (800) 545-5454. Fax: (315) 788-7467. E-mail: Website:

DocuDent USA
West Hollywood, California

Since 2002, DocuDent USA has been committed to preventing insurance fraud through its flagship product, the DocuDent Accident Documenting Kit. The kit speeds up claim adjustments, provides significant savings to insurance companies, and helps protect drivers that are involved in auto accidents against liability.

What’s New/Best Seller • Accident Documenting Kit.

Advantages/Features • The Accident Documenting Kit features a sporty new design and updated features. The kit allows drivers to record exactly what transpires during a car accident and serves as an important and convenient resource for drivers, police, the DMV, and insurance companies. The kit is easily stored in a glove compartment and includes the following essential safety tools: a re-loadable camera with flash, accident documentation instructions, accident information form, adhesive bandages, a pen, a whistle, and a LED flashlight with a built-in tape measure.

Price • $14.99.

Contact • DocuDent USA, 9021 Melrose Ave. Suite 308, West Hollywood, CA 90069. Toll free: (888) 221-1340. Email: Website:

MPT Industries
West Caldwell, New Jersey

Since 1985, MPT Industries has set the standard for improvements in performance enhancing additives.

What’s New/Best Seller • Fuel System Cleanse.

Advantages/Features • MPT Fuel System Cleanse is a specially formulated gasoline additive designed for ease of use by motoring enthusiasts and automotive professionals. The product removes fuel system deposits, maintains peak performance, increases fuel mileage, and helps engines run smoother and produce more power. The fuel system cleaner contains powerful detergents to remove contaminants from gasoline fuel injectors, intake valves, pollution control valves, combustion chambers, and carburetors. One 12 ounce bottle will quickly clean the entire fuel system, and can be added to 12-24 gallons of gasoline. For best results, add one bottle every 3,000 miles.

Contact • MPT Industries, P.O. Box 6181, West Caldwell, NJ 07007. (973) 989-9220. Fax: (973) 989-9234. Website:


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