On The Wash Front

Cleaning Products – October 2015

10/01/15

Towels By Doctor Joe

Pennsauken, New Jersey

Doctor Joe incorporated Towels By Doctor Joe in 1995. What began as a very small company that shipped orders out of the garage at the family residence has grown into a 32,500 square foot warehouse and sales office.

What’s New/Best Seller • The Top Towel.

Advantages/Features • The Top Towel is a plush terry microfiber towel developed for the car care industry. The microfiber towels have the feel of soft cotton. The lint-free cloths are heavier, like the company’s cotton towels, with the performance and durability of microfiber. The special polyester/polyamide blend offers maximum absorbency and lint-free drying. The Top Towel is available 16”x 16”, 16” x 27”, and 20”x 40” in royal blue, deep red, dark green, and black onyx.

Contact • Towels By Dr. Joe, The LL Clean Company,
9265 Commerce Hwy Pennsauken, NJ 08110. (856) 665-5259.
Toll free: (800) 944-3192.
E-mail: rx@towelsbydoctorjoe.com.
Website: www.towelsbydoctorjoe.com.

 

 


Wheel-eez Wheel Cleaner

Jacksonville, Florida

Wheel-eez is a product of Cork Industries Inc. a global corporation with research and manufacturing facilities located in Folcroft, PA and Jacksonville, FL. Cork has distributed quality, eco-friendly, cost-efficient chemical solutions since 1980. Wheel-eez was developed specifically for the car wash industry with products for commercial car washes, automobiles, and motorcycles.

What’s New/Best Seller • Wheel-eez Al-Brite 3.

Advantages/Features • Wheel-eez Al-Brite 3 delivers superior results for all wheel types without destroying concrete floors and metal equipment. The product removes brake dust and grime and takes away the concerns of using HF, ABF, and other harsh, caustic chemicals. AB3 is available in a 5-gallon pail, which makes a 55-gallon drum and can be diluted again by CTA or hand spray reducing the application cost per use. Wheel-eez is environmentally friendly, biodegradable, safe for employees, and can safely ship via UPS.

Price • 5-gallon pail costs $195 with free shipping. 

Contact • Wheel-eez, 5555 West Beaver Street,
Jacksonville, FL 32254.
(904) 695-2400.
Toll free: (800) 355-2675.
E-mail: support@wheel-eez.com.
Website: www.wheel-eez.com.

  

 


Blendco Systems

Bristol, Pennsylvania

Blendco Systems manufactures and supplies a full line of transportation cleaning products, including formulated powder and liquid detergents, patented SuperSat Custom Detergent Systems and Red Rhino sealants and protectants. Blendco has been providing the professional car wash industry with innovative detergent solutions for more than 30 years.

What’s New/Best Seller • The SuperClear Water Treatment System.

Advantages/Features • The SuperClear System uses chemistry instead of filters, ozone generators, or UV systems to clean and deodorize reclaim water. It utilizes a proprietary blend of coagulants and flocculants that are highly effective and unique in returning water to a clean and reusable state. SuperClear harnesses water’s natural ability to drop out dirt and contaminants and exponentially accelerates the process through the use of chemistry and simple, reliable, cost effective equipment. The water that results from this process is clearer and cleaner than water generated from other water treatment methods.

Customer/Operator Support • Blendco has highly trained car wash professionals, many with decades of experience in the car wash industry who are available to assist as consultants to car wash operators. Blendco serves the United States and international markets through a network of professional distributors.

Contact • Blendco Systems,
One Pearl Buck Court,
Bristol, PA 19007.
(215) 781-3600.
Toll free: (800) 446-2091.
Fax: (215) 781-3601.
E-mail: blendco@blendco.com.
Website: www.blendco.com.

 

 


ECP Inc.

Woodridge, Illinois

ECP Inc. is one of the oldest and most trusted names in the auto dealer industry. ECP products feature proven chemistry and merchandising targeted to increase sales.

What’s New/Best Seller • Technician’s Choice Headlight Restoration Kit. 

Advantages/Features • The headlight restoration kit requires no sanding, taping, wiping of coating on the lens, or messy aerosol cans. The kit was designed to help remove the yellowing effect from lenses that is caused by pollution, contaminants, and the sun’s UV rays. When used correctly, the kit can help restore polycarbonate lenses to acceptable clarity. Lenses are ready to go outside after 30 minutes. One kit is enough to restore one set of headlight lenses.

Customer/Operator Support • ECP sales professionals and experienced, live customer service representatives are available. Local support is available coast-to-coast.

Contact • ECP Inc.,
11210 Katherine’s Crossing, Suite #100,
Woodridge, IL 60517.
Toll free: (800) 323-3521.
Fax: (800) 409-5195.
E-mail: cpieroni@ecpinc.net.
Website: www.ecpinc.net.

 

 


BAF Industries

Tustin, California

BAF Industries has manufactured the PRO Product Line for the professional car care industry since 1935.

What’s New/Best Seller • PRO P-29 Black Beauty Color Brightener and Sealer.

Advantages/Features • P-29 Black Beauty is a professional one-step color brightener and sealer, specially formulated for black and other dark color paints. It quickly and effectively removes fine swirl marks and cobweb scratches, while leaving a swirl-free, deep, dark protective shine. Contains a blend of carnauba wax and polymers for long-term, high-gloss protection. The product is clear-coat safe and VOC compliant.

Customer/Operator Support • Technical support is available online and through the sales department.

Delivery • Products may be purchased factory direct with same day shipping or through a factory authorized PRO distributor with free local delivery available.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • BAF Industries,
1451 Edinger Ave., Suite F,
Tustin, CA 92780.
Toll free: (800) 437-9893.
Fax: (714) 259-1183.
Website: www.prowax.com.

 

 


Kleen-Rite Corporation

Columbia, Pennsylvania

For more than 50 years, the Kleen-Rite Corporation has focused on providing car wash owners with the widest selection of commercial car wash supplies and equipment at the best possible prices. 

What’s New/Best Seller • Simoniz Restorzit Wall and Equipment Cleaner.

Advantages/Features • Simoniz Restorzit has made the once dreaded task of cleaning walls a simple and easy job. Just spray on and rinse off. Cleans fiberglass, brick, block, and painted walls. The product is a heavy-duty acid based cleaner formulated for use on detergent and wax scum buildup on walls, equipment, and windows. It will clean and brighten most of these surfaces. Restorzit brings your car wash tunnel back to life as it cuts through detergent and wax scum buildup.  Restorzit cuts through the wear and tear restoring luster. Simoniz Restorzit is available in 5-, 30-, and 55-gallon containers.

Customer/Operator Support • Kleen-Rite’s unique combination of in-depth product knowledge and first-hand insight into the daily challenges a car wash operator faces, means it knows the products and solutions operators need in order to operate a successful car wash business.

Contact • Kleen-Rite Corporation,
PO Box 886,
Columbia, PA 17512.
(717) 684-6721.
Toll free: (800) 233-3873.
Toll free fax: (800) 446-0495.
Website: www.kleenrite.com.

 

 


Turtle Wax Pro

Burr Ridge, Illinois

Turtle Wax Pro has a long history of developing superior performing car care products. As a family-owned business, Turtle Wax Pro takes pride in building lasting relationships and continually striving to innovate.

What’s New/Best Seller • Fire and Ice.

Advantages/Features • Fire Bath is a fiery red/yellow raspberry foam that blankets each vehicle to promote a deeper long lasting clean and enhance lubricity. Fire Wax is a cinnamon scented foaming wax that utilizes a Carnauba base to maximize protection and shine for a finish that will keep customers coming back.
Ice Instant Shine is a fresh tropical scented total surface protectant that adheres on contact and includes silicone polymers to provide maximum water repellency and a gloss to paint and plastic trim. It features anti-redeposit technology to enhance shine and repellency.

Contact • Turtle Wax Pro,
745 McClintock Dr, Suite 330,
Burr Ridge, IL 60527.
Toll free: (877) 857-3870.
Website: www.turltewaxpro.com.

 

 


Diamond Shine

Wickliffe, Ohio

Diamond Shine has only one focus, car wash chemistry. The company prides itself on a total commitment to the industry and not letting anything else distract that direction. Diamond Shine is constantly developing new and innovative products and resources to make washing cars easier and more profitable.

What’s New/Best Seller • Bullseye.

Advantages/Features • Bullseye by Diamond Shine is a keep-fill measurement system that is accurate, convenient, and safe. The built-in measuring tube allows instant cost per car analysis, and integrated rulers provide volume measurement directly on the tank. The system saves space in the back room and is specifically designed for easy and safe installation, maintenance, and operation. Utilizing sealed 2.5-gallon packaging; the units feature a limited exposure design to improve backroom safety.

Contact • Diamond Shine,
1340 East 289th Street,
Wickliffe, OH 44092.
(440) 585-1100.
Toll free: (800) 843-7627.
Fax: (800) 843-7627.
Website: www. diamondshine.com.

 

 

 

 


Castle Products Inc.

Rochester, New York

Castle Products has manufactured environmentally safe automotive products and professional cleaners since 1967. The company offers a variety of automotive products such as additives, flushes, cleaners, degreasers, waxes, and more.

What’s News/Best Seller • Castle Double Bubble.

Advantages/Features • Double Bubble is the professional’s choice when washing vehicles because of its neutral pH. It loosens dirt and floats away grime while not removing wax. It can be used on autos, trucks, boats, RV’s, and tractor equipment. The vehicle wash is available in 1-, 5-, 15-, 30-, and 55-gallon containers.

Contact • Castle Products Inc.,
424 St. Paul St.,
Rochester, NY 14605.
Toll free: (800) 876-0222.
Fax: (585) 325-4514.
Website: www.CastlePacksPower.com.

  

 

 

 


Detail Plus Systems

Portland, Oregon

Detail Plus has been a leader in the auto detailing industry since 1980, with a unique knowledge of car washing and auto detailing.

What’s New/Best Seller • Non-Acid Wheel Cleaner.

Advantages/Features • Non-Acid Wheel Cleaner breaks down even the most caked on brake dust with a little friction and high-pressure washing. No need to use dangerous hydrofluoric acid cleaners.

Customer/Operator Support • Technical support is available online and via toll-free hotline.

Price • $21.50 a gallon (lower price in bulk).

Contact • Detail Plus Systems,
P.O. Box 20755,
Portland, OR 97294.
Toll free: (800) 284-0123.
Fax: (503) 251-5975.
E-mail: detailplus@detailplus.com.
Website: www.detailplus.com.

 

  


CSI — Cleaning Systems Inc.

De Pere, Wisconsin

Founded in 1976, Cleaning Systems Inc. is a leader in the manufacture of cleaning and protection products for the transportation industry. CSI is comprised of three divisions: Lustra Professional Car Care Products, DynaEdge Transportation Cleaning Solutions, and SAS Solution Application Systems.

What’s New/Best Seller • iLevel Ultrasonic Monitoring System.

Advantages/Features • Cutting edge technology provides advanced monitoring of chemical usage for the car wash industry. Units provide real time, instant notification of critical chemical levels, leaks, and losses. Web based, on demand reporting provides cost per vehicle analysis, advanced trend reports, and variance reports.

Customer/Operator Support • CSI’s nationwide group of knowledgeable sales managers, consultants, and distributors provide operators with local support.

Contact • CSI — Cleaning Systems Inc.,
1997 American Blvd., De Pere,
WI 54115. (920) 337-2175.
Website: www.CleaningSystemsInc.com.

 

 


KC Chemicals Inc.

Travelers Rest, South Carolina

KC Chemicals manufactures car wash soaps, waxes, and related detergents.

What’s New/Best Seller • BreakFast Drying Agent.

Advantages/Features • The company’s newest, hyper-concentrated drying agent, is very economical to use in tunnels, friction, and touch-free car washes. The product bonds to the paint, glass, and chrome, making it a streak-free addition to any operation.

Contact • KC Chemicals Inc.,
5500 State Park Road,
Travelers Rest, SC 29690.
Toll free: (877) 271-8419.
E-mail sales@kcchemicals.com.
Website: www.kcchemicals.com.

 

 


Kaady Chemical Corporation

Portland, Oregon

Since 1989, Kaady Chemical has performed under diverse conditions in car washes around the world, including a chain of Kaady automatic washes that act as a year-round “test lab.” Several top automakers in Japan use Kaady products in their pre-delivery facilities.

What’s New/Best Seller • TWB (Tire, Wheel, and Body) with optional cherry or lemon scent.

Advantages/Features • TWB simplifies chemical management and inventory control, while lowering operating costs. At different dilution ratios, the product is a great wheel and body cleaner, and can be used in self-serve operations.

Customer/Operator Support • Kaady TWB is produced in both the Eastern and Western United States, lessening delivery time.

Contact • Kaady Chemical Corporation,
2349 NW 22nd Ave.,
Portland, OR 97210.
(503) 546-8760.
Fax: (503) 546-2584.
E-mail: info@kaadychemical.com.
Website: www.kaadychemical.com.

 

 


Scotch Plaid Inc.

Dallas, Texas

Scotch Plaid has been servicing the car wash industry for over 60 years. Scotch Plaid manufactures a complete line of car wash cleaning solutions in both liquid and powder form. Professional car care products include presoaks, tire and wheel cleaners, foaming polish, sealants, drying agents, detailing products, and more. Scotch Plaid also distributes a full line of automatic and self-service car wash equipment.

What’s New/Best Seller • The Tunnel Pro Line.

Advantages/Features • The Tunnel Pro Line offers effective chemical solutions for every application, from one end of the tunnel to the other. It provides great visuals, appealing aromas but more importantly, clean, dry, and shiny cars. This includes a new three-step process, Cascade Care, for the newer type of foaming arches.

Contact • Scotch Plaid Inc.,
2969 Reward Lane,
Dallas, TX 75220.
(214) 358-2575.
Toll free: (888) 527-5220.
Fax: (214) 358-2592.
Website: www.scotchplaid.com.

 

 


SONNY’S The CarWash Factory

Tamarac, Florida

Forward thinking professional car wash investors and owner/operators partner with Sonny’s because of its leadership, reliability, and expertise. Sonny’s education and software products support profitability and its conveyorized car wash innovations, parts, and supplies keep your business growing.

What’s New/Best Seller • SONNY’S Factory Finish Cleaners.

Advantages/Features • SONNY’S Factory Finish Cleaners are specifically formulated in concentrated quantities to handle the most extreme filth on any vehicle, efficiently and effectively. Products include: Industrial Fall-Out Remover, which gets out ugly sprinkler stains and stubborn rust spots on trunk lids, side panels, and hoods. Pre-Treatment Cleaner, which is gentle enough for clear coats, enamel, and lacquer finishes. NTX Heavy Duty Cleaner, a general purpose degreaser that gets out tough stains from most washable surfaces. It can be used to clean vinyl upholstery, unpainted aluminum, whitewall tires, and engines. Citri-Clean Concentrate’s fresh citrus scent makes the degreaser sweet and tough on dirt at the same time. All products are available for same-day shipping.

Contact • SONNY’S The CarWash Factory,
5605 Hiatus Road,
Tamarac, FL 33321.
(954) 720-4100.
Toll free: (800) 327-8723.
Fax: (954) 779-2484.
Toll free fax: (800) 495-4049.
Website: www.SonnysDirect.com.



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