Manufacturers Showcase - October 2001
 
Manufacturers Showcase




S.M. Arnold, Inc.
St. Louis, Missouri

S.M. Arnold, Inc. is a quality manufacturer of car wash and detail accessories. A complete line of professional cleaning products all from one source of supply.

What's New/Best Seller • Professional Microfiber products consisting of cloths, mitts, applicators, and orbital bonnets.

Advantages/Features • These superior microfiber cloths are for removing smudges, dust, oils and grease from virtually any surface. While normal cloths leave streaks, swirls and lint, these microfiber cloths have special fibers that penetrate and absorb all particles to give a deep down shine. The ultra thin fibers of this unique line of microfiber bonnets create a greater work surface. This eliminates the need to polish the same area repeatedly and results in an ultimate high gloss finish with minimal effort.

Customer/Operator Support • Sales personnel are available to answer questions.

Contact • S.M. Arnold, Inc., 7901 Michigan Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63111-3594. (314) 544-4103. Fax: (314) 544-3159. E-mail: info@smarnoldinc.com. Web site: www.smarnoldinc.com.


JOBE Industries, Inc.
Linden, New Jersey

JOBE Industries, Inc. manufactures chemical specialty products for use in the vehicle cleaning industry, including: detergents, drying agents, tire cleaners, pre-soak and prep products, engine degreasers, wheel treatments, detail products and polishes for all types of car wash equipment.

What's New/Best Seller • Hi pHoam.

Advantages/Features • Hi pHoam is a concentrated alkaline car wash detergent formulated for use with the new frictionless foam type material or in any other detergent application. It's a high foaming, non-streaking, free rinsing great cleaner with super lubricity.

Customer/Operator Support • Our knowledgeable staff is always available to help with operator problems no matter how large or small.

Delivery/Installation • Orders from printed inventory, placed in the morning, can be shipped same day on insured, interstate carriers. Worldwide delivery available. Distributors welcome.

Contact • JOBE Industries, Inc., PO Box 1367, 1600 West Elizabeth Avenue, Linden, NJ 07036-0004. Toll free: (800) 222-JOBE (Call Sheila or Joe). E-mail: jobeind@ix.netcom.com. Web site: www.jobe-industries.com.


Cyclo Industries
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Cyclo Industries brings products designed for the complete maintenance of cars, trucks, motor homes and boats.

What's New/Best Seller • The Rally(r) and Nº 7(r) line.

Advantages/Features • World famous Rally Car Wash Concentrate is a rich foam shampoo that is safe for all finishes and won't strip or dull waxed finishes. After washing, Rally Cream Wax in the can and Liqui-Cream(tm) in a bottle apply easy, buff off easy, clean deep and shine deep. Nº 7 Car Wash is a fast, efficient wash for the entire car, including vinyl top, windows and chrome. Strong enough to float off dirt and grime - without harming finish or waxed surfaces. Nº 7 Auto Polish & Cleaner cleans deep down and gives a long-lasting protective shine. Nº 7 Chrome Polish is an excellent chrome and metal polish for nickel, brass, copper and stainless steel.

Customer/Operator Support • Toll-free number for customer support is available.

Delivery/Installation • Distributors may call Cyclo Industries directly for prompt shipment of orders.

Contact • Cyclo Industries, LLC, 10190 Riverside Drive, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410. (561) 775-9600. Toll free: (800) 843-7813. Fax: (561) 662-1055. E-mail: cyclo@cyclo.com. Web site: www.cyclo.com.


Consolidated Chemex Corporation
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Chemex is the originator of the two-step vehicle washing system. Chemex manufactures premium vehicle cleaning chemicals, two step washing systems, as well as a complete line of exterior washing products.

What's New/Best Seller • Total Wash System.

Advantages/Features • The Total Wash System is an innovative method of
washing a vehicle with cold water and no brushing. Over seven-million trucks were washed the Chemex way last year.

Customer/Operator Support • Available throughout the country at local distributors or factory direct.

Delivery • Many items are available for immediate shipment.

Price • Varies upon size of unit.

Contact • Consolidated ChemexCorporation (Walter M. Geslak), 235 Jersey Ave., New Brunswick, NJ 08901. (732) 828-7676. Toll free: (800) 257-7876. Fax: (732) 828-8677.


Stevens Car Care Products Inc.
Eastlake, Ohio

Stevens Car Care Products is a manufacturer of a full line of detailing chemicals and supplies. Its high-performance product line also includes Rusterminator Electronic Rust Deterrent System for Vehicles and Defiance Auto Security and Keyless Entry Systems.

What's New/Best Seller • Cherry Bomb.

Advantages/Features • Cherry Bomb is a heavy duty concentrated general purpose cleaner. Cherry Bomb will tackle a variety of cleaning problems and blast them away, claims the company. The product is economical, with dilution ratios which go up to 1:256. A blend of cleaners and surfactants, the product can be used as an engine degreaser, vinyl cleaner, carpet cleaner, whitewall cleaner, and window cleaner. It is also an effective "bath blast" prep solution that removes bugs and road grime. Cherry Bomb is biodegradable and non-flammable.

Customer/Operator Support • Technical support, toll-free telephone ordering, and Internet access are available to customers.

Delivery • Same day shipping, free freight program, and free local delivery are available.

Price • One gallon: $12.00, five gallons: $54.00, 55 gallons: $584.00.

Contact • Stevens Car Care Products Inc., 36542 Vine St., Eastlake, OH 44095. (440) 953-2900. Toll free: (800) 322-1556. Fax: (440) 953-4473. E-mail: information@stevenscarcare.com. Web site: www.stevenscarcare.com.


National Automotive Chemical
Cambridge, Ohio
NAChemical is a manufacturer of high quality car wash products for tunnels, automatics and self-serves.

What's New/Best Seller • Mean Green.

Advantages/Features • Mean Green is excellent for the frictionless washes. It is D-Limonene based with a pleasant citrus odor. Most of the product line is biodegradable and non-caustic for safe use. Product is offered in 5-, 30- and 55-gallon drums as well as 6-gallon buckets (which make 30 gallons of concentrate) for the Extreme Concentrates.

Delivery/Installation • Products may be purchased directly from the manufacturer or through an authorized distributor.

Contact • NAChemical, PO Box 248 Cambridge, OH 43725. (740) 439-4699. Toll free: (800) 999-7235. Fax: (740) 432-2941. E-mail: tmeinert@nachemical.com. Web site: www.nachemical.com.


Meguiar's, Inc.
Irvine, California

Since 1901, Meguiar's technical experts have worked hand-in-hand with the car manufacturers and paint suppliers around the world to create more than 200 highly specialized surface care products for almost every conceivable type of surface.

What's New/Best Seller • Hot Rims/Cool Care All Wheel Cleaner.

Advantages/Features • This specially developed formula safely removes tough road grime and brake dust from all types of wheels. The fast acting, extra-strength product provides a safe and simple solution to cleaning all wheels and wheel surfaces, including anodized, clear coated, chrome, polished and unpolished aluminum. Utilizing tough, penetrating neutralizing agents that dissolve and lift dirt by breaking it down and washing it away, Hot Rims/Cool Care also eliminates road tar, water spots and mineral build up. The spray on and hose off action is highly effective in cutting through the most difficult contaminants to yield wheels with a show quality shine.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • Meguiar's, Inc., 17991 Mitchell South, Irvine, CA 92614. (949) 752-8000. Toll Free: (800) 854-8073. Fax: (949) 752-5784. Web site: www.meguiars.com.


Ult-tra Amaize Ltd.
Richmond, Virginia

Ult-tra Amaize Ltd. is a responsible manufacturer of biodegradable car care envirological products for self-serve, automatic and tunnel wash systems.

What's New/Best Seller • Ult-tra Power Prep line.

Advantages/Features • The Ult-tra Power Prep line consists of three products: PRESTO(tm), UNO(tm)and OMNI(tm). PRESTO is a revolutionary wash product for high-pressure touchless automatics, guaranteed to remove film from auto surfaces when used as directed. UNO is also unconditionally guaranteed to shine all rubber, leather and vinyl surfaces, and it's water-soluble so there's no danger of getting solvent stains on your painted surfaces or carpet. OMNI is a new wheel and tire cleaner that can double as a presoak. All of these products are non-hazardous.

Delivery/Installation • Products may be purchased either directly or through an authorized distributor in 5-gallon, 15-gallon, 30-gallon, and 55-gallon drums.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • Ult-tra Amaize Ltd., P.O. Box 11643, 1403 MacTavish Avenue, Richmond, VA 23230. (804) 353-6464. Toll free: (800) 300-6287. Fax: (804) 359-8065. E-mail: ult-tra@worldnet.att.net. Web site: www.ult-tra.com.


Auto Magic
Dallas, Texas

Auto Wax Company, Inc. manufactures Auto Magic(r) professional premium reconditioning products. The Auto Magic brand was introduced in 1957 as "Paul's Auto Magic" and consisted of one product - a powdered upholstery shampoo. Today, the Auto Magic line has expanded to include over 70 appearance chemicals.

What's New/Best Seller • The new XP (Extra Performance) line of high quality products.

Advantages/Features • The XP products (#87 XP Compound(tm), #88 XP Polish(tm), #89 XP Express Wax(tm), #727 XP Citrus Wheel Cleaner(tm) and #737 XP Citrus All Purpose Cleaner(tm) 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!

Customer/Operator Support • Toll-free number for customer support is available.

Delivery/Installation • Contact your local Auto Magic distributor for sizes and availability.

Price o Available upon request.

Contact o Auto Wax Company, Inc., 1275 Round Table Drive, Dallas, TX 75247. (214) 631-4000. Toll free: (800) 826-0828. Fax: (214) 634-1342. E-mail: info@autowaxcompany.com.
Web site: www.automagic.com.


Cul-Mac Industries Inc.
Wayne, Michigan

Cul-Mac Industries Inc. is known for its car wash chemicals.

What's New/Best Seller • Tech Group Citri-Blend Low pH Shampoo.

Advantages/Features • Citri-Blend Low pH Shampoo creates a creamy, thick lather that lubricates and cleans while lowering the pH on the car to aid in the drying
process. Citri-Blend Low pH Shampoo has a citrus scent and is especially good for cleaning and shining the chrome and glass. Available in five- and 55-gallon containers.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • Cul-Mac Industries Inc., 3720 South Venoy Road, Wayne, MI 48184. Toll Free: (800) 626-5089. Fax: (734) 326-0170. E-mail: cul-mac@juno.com. Web site: www.cul-mac.com.


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

What's New/Best Seller • The Smart Paint Restoration System.

Advantages/Features • Designed for use in both detail and body shop environments, the P&S Smart Paint Restoration System addresses most refinishing tasks, including the removal of surface scratches, sand marks and swirls. The system consists of four products: #A18 Smart Extra Cut Compound, #A20 Smart Compound, #B22 Smart Polish and #C14 Smart Wax. The Smart Paint Restoration System allows detailers to make easier transitions from step one to final finish. Additionally, once detailers are familiar with The Smart System they can further expand its performance by using wool or foam pads.

Customer/Operator Support • An eight ounce product sample kit and literature is available. Can be ordered via toll free number.

Delivery/Installation • Products may be purchased through authorized P&S distributors or through the manufacturer. Call P&S Sales for a distributor in your area.

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


Turtle Wax, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois

Turtle Wax, Inc. is a manufacturer of professional car wash and detailing products for all segments of the industrial automotive chemical industry.

What's New/Best Seller • New X-Treme Series Frictionless Detergent.

Advantages/Features • New X-Treme Series Frictionless Detergent is a non-acidic, high-performance cleaning detergent that is designed for all "touch-free" environments. It's a result of intensive field testing throughout North America, featuring superior cleaning results through high alkaline, high pH technology. This superior frictionless detergent is designed to work effectively in all seasons and all regions of North America.

Delivery/Installation • Products may be purchased through an extensive distribution network throughout North America.

Contact • Turtle Wax Industrial Division, 5655 West 73rd Street, Chicago, IL 60638-6211. Toll free: (800) CARWAX1. Fax: (708) 563-2176. Web site: www.turtlewax.com.


Cleaning Systems Inc.
De Pere, Wisconsin

CSI is a manufacturer of a complete line of cleaning and protection solutions for the car care industry.

What's New/Best Seller • Ultra Formula 101.

Advantages/Features • This ultra-concentrated presoak is an effective cleanser that can be drawn directly in a touchless automatic environment. This is a convenient option where space in the wash is at a premium. Ultra Formula 101 is for use in frictionless, hybrid, and conventional car wash systems and can be applied through high-pressure prep guns and low-pressure presoak arches.
Customer/Operator Support o A toll-free customer service line is available.

Delivery/Installation • Delivery is through a CSI distributor. Contact CSI for the nearest distributor.

Price • Available upon request. Contact CSI distributor.

Contact • Cleaning Systems Inc., 1997 American Blvd., PO Box 5606, De Pere, WI 54115-5606. (920) 337-2175. Toll Free: (800) 225-2231. Fax: (920) 337-9410. E-mail: cwsales@cleaningsystemsinc.com. Web site: www.cleaningsystemsinc.com.


B&B Blending Inc.
Denver, Colorado

B&B Blending manufactures a full line of quality auto detailing, car washing, and janitorial products supplied nationally through a network of successful private label distributors.

What's New/Best Seller • Scrub Free Foaming Tire & Engine Cleaner.

Advantages/Features • Scrub Free Foaming Tire & Engine Cleaner is designed to clean effortlessly by using foaming action. The spray-on, rinse-off product is recommended for use in wand washes, through CTA and hand sprayers. Scrub Free dissolves road grime through its high foaming action. Special non-staining dyes can be added
to produce colored foam for increased customer appeal. The product is highly concentrated, diluting 20 to 1 for heavy soil conditions and 30 to 1 for average soil conditions.

Customer/Operator Support • Toll-free number and authorized dealer network are available.
Contact o B&B Blending, 6425 N. Washington, Unit 5, Denver, CO 80229. (303)
289-6320. Toll free: (800) 875-6320. Fax: (303) 289-6325.


Spartan Chemical Company
Maumee, Ohio
Spartan Chemical Company is an international manufacturer of specialty auto maintenance products.

What's New/Best Seller • Contempo Deluxe Spotting Kit.

Advantages/Features • Contempo Deluxe Spotting Kit, with six spot-specific solutions, addresses common obstacles encountered when cleaning spots off carpet. The all-inclusive spotting kit contains specialized spotting solutions for the removal of the following common stains: coffee; grease; oil, paint, and ink; red dye; and rust.
The kit also contains a protein remover and a deodorizing solution for pet- and other foul odors. Accessory items include a "how to" stain removal guide, tamping brush, scraper, sponge, and towel. The kit is contained in a portable travel case.

Contact • Spartan Chemical Company Inc., 1110 Spartan Dr., Maumee, OH 43537. Toll free: (800) 537-8990. Web site: www.spartanchemical.com.

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