KC Chemicals Inc. manufactures a full line of chemicals for the car wash and detailing industries including presoaks, foamers, tire and wheel cleaners, tire dressings, dryer agents, and sealer waxes.
What’s New/Best Seller • Blue Satin.
Advantages/Features • Blue Satin is a petroleum based, hand-applied tire dressing that leaves a beautiful showroom finish. The product restores an original appearance to all tires and produces a high-gloss surface, leaving no residue. The tire treatment is cherry scented and blue in color.
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 a car wash’s profitability and its conveyorized car wash innovations, parts, and supplies keep a car wash business growing.
Advantages/Features • SONNY’S Towel Exchange Program builds customer loyalty and helps increase average ticket value. Operators can offer a complimentary towel with top wash package selection and replace customers used towels with clean ones upon their next visit. The program can increase volume with an all-day towel giveaway and help customize the wash.
ECP Incorporated offers the Technician’s Choice Appearance, Reconditioning, Prep, and Service Chemical line for automotive, fleet, truck, and transportation; Platinum Professional Car Wash line of products; and a complete line of shop supplies, equipment fasteners, and hardware.
Advantages/Features • The headlight restoration kit requires no sanding, taping, aerosol cans, or the need to wipe the coating on. In five minutes per lens this complete system provides everything you need to restore one set of headlight lenses. The coating is ready to go outside in 30 minutes. The kit was designed to help remove the yellowing effect from lenses caused by pollution, contaminants, and UV rays from the sun. When used correctly, the kit can help restore polycarbonate lenses to acceptable clarity.
Price • Available upon request.
Customer/Operator Support • Technical and customer support is available through the sales and customer service departments.
For over 50 years Kleen-Rite Corp has been a leader in car wash supply, car detailing supplies, and pressure washing products. Kleen-Rite is focused on providing car wash owners with the widest selection of commercial car wash supplies and equipment at the best possible prices.
Advantages/Features • The Essentials Kit features four key detail products to quickly get started detailing or re-supply a detail location at a great price. The kit comes packed in one convenient case. It includes Kleen & Quick all-purpose cleaner, Interior Dressing for vinyl & leather conditioning, Tire Shine exterior dressing, and One Step high shine cleaner polish.
Price • $52.50.
Customer/Operator Support • Technical and customer support is available through the sales department.
Contact • Kleen-Rite Corp., 257 South 9th Street, PO Box 886, Columbia, PA 17512. (717) 684-6721. Toll free: (800) 233-3873. Toll free fax: (800) 446-0495. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.kleenrite.com.
Belleville, New Jersey
Panaram International-Car Washworld.com is a distributor and manufacturer specializing in car wash laundry systems and detailing supplies. The company works closely with car wash investors and owners to deliver unrivaled service and support. Panaram’s patented Crystal Clear Window System helps car wash operations cut overhead costs and better serve customers by providing streak-free vehicle windows.
Advantages/Features • By replacing top-load washers with commercial-grade Continental Crystal Clear Window Cleaning System washers, operators will cut water usage by up to 57 percent over their old washers and provide faster washing time. The system eliminates the need for drying towels and provides streak-free windshields and windows. The process uses automatic chemical dosing — combining the perfect blend of cleaning chemicals and wash action — for unsurpassed towel cleaning results. Operators simply load, enter a program number, and press start. Towels are ready to be used after the high-speed extraction. The system is backed by an industry-leading warranty and unrivaled technical support.
Eco Green Auto Clean is a leading manufacturer of waterless car wash and detail products. Vertically integrated, Eco Green manufacturers its own 100 percent plant-derived products in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and distributes to over 50 countries globally.
What’s New/Best Seller • Freedom Original Pink.
Advantages/Features • Application of Freedom Original Pink is a profit making service to keep customers’ vehicles clean and shiny and future cleaning easier using only one cup of water. When applied, Pink provides a protective layer of two special waxes that leaves a deep shine, wet look, and helps keep dirt and grime from adhering to surfaces. Pink is safe to use on all vehicles and comes in a convenient 25-oz trigger spray bottle.
Customer/Operator Support • Eco Green Auto Clean provides product and service support.
Price • The product is available in single bottles for $24.95 plus shipping and handling.
Contact • Eco Green Auto Clean, 2801 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA 94061. Toll free: (866) 620-0453. Website: www.ecogreenautoclean.com.
Texas Microfiber Incorporated
Texas Microfiber manufactures high quality scratch- and lent-free microfiber cloths and cotton towels for professional car care companies for drying, cleaning, and polishing.
What’s New/Best Seller • Microfiber Waffle Weave Towels, Lint-Free Cotton Terry Towels, and Microfiber Cloths
Advantages/Features • Lint and scratch free towels provide an absorbent and streak-less finish with one-pass wipe. Soft and long lasting.
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.
Advantages/Features • Cutting edge technology providing advanced monitoring of chemical usage for the car wash industry. The system features real-time, instant notification of critical chemical levels, leaks, and losses. Its 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 provides operators with local support.
Contact • CSI – Cleaning Systems Inc., 1997 American Blvd., De Pere, WI 54115. (920) 337-2175. Website: www.CleaningSystemsInc.com.
Towels By Doctor Joe
Pennsauken, New Jersey
Doctor Joe is introducing Ultra Plush, a line of heavier-weight, lint-free microfiber towels for drying, polishing, detailing, and cleaning.
Advantages/Features • Ultra Plush Microfiber Towels can be used to replace all types of cloth towels. They possess the heavier feel of cotton and have the performance and durability only found with microfiber. Towels are available in sky blue, natural green, sunshine yellow, Valencia orange, royal blue, dark green, regal red, snow white, and black onyx and in 12”x12”, 16”x16”, 16”x27”, 20”x40”, and 25”x36” sizes.
Customer/Operator Support • Customer service, washing instructions, and expert sales assistance is available Monday to Friday, 8:30-5:00 p.m. eastern time. Orders can be placed online 24/7.
Wheel-eez, a division of Cork Industries, provides a line of eco-friendly, non-corrosive, cost efficient wheel cleaning products to the car wash industry. Cork Industries, withfacilities in Pennsylvania and Florida has been an industry leader in the formulation of sustainable chemistry since 1980.
What’s New/Best Seller • Detail Pro for Professional Detailers.
Advantages/Features • Detail Pro allows detailers to eliminate the match up process because the all-purpose wheel cleaning solution effectively and safely cleans all wheel types. No more need to use different cleaners for different rims. Industrial strength Detail Pro is non-corrosive and prevents etching even with rough cast alloy wheels. Engineered for ultra-safe use on uncoated and polished aluminum, chrome, painted, as well as anodized and powder coated wheels, Detail Pro is applied evenly to a wet wheel and within one to two minutes dirt, grime, and even the worst greasy brake dust will be loosened. The product is non-flammable making it ideal for use with motorcycles.
Price • $9.95 pint; $19.95 quart; $54.95 gallon + shipping. Dealers and distributors call for quote.
BAF Industries, manufacturers of the PRO Product Line for the professional car care industry since 1935, is headquartered in Tustin, California with a major chemical manufacturing and packaging plant in Florence, Kentucky.
What’s New/Best Seller • PRO P-34 Progold One Step Cream Wax.
Advantages/Features • The one step cream wax contains polymers and copolymers which produce a deep, lustrous shine with excellent water beading and detergent resistant characteristics. Imported waxes and copolymers offer long term, high gloss protection. The VOC compliant product polishes and protects in one easy operation. It removes fine scratches, swirl marks, light oxidation and minor imperfections, and fills cobweb and hairline cracks. It is safe for all types of paint finishes, and is highly recommended for clear coat finishes. Its formulated for hand or machine use.
Customer/Operator Support • Technical support is available through the sales department and on the company’s website.
Price • Available upon request.
Contact • BAF Industries, 1451 Edinger Ave., Suite F, Tustin, CA 92780. (714) 258-8055. Fax: (714) 259-1183. Website: www.prowax.com.
Simoniz USA Inc.
Simoniz USA’s diverse product line covers a broad spectrum of markets including the commercial vehicle washing, professional detailing, retail vehicle appearance, and products for the home pressure washer “do-it-yourself” customer.
Advantages/Features • The wipes combine powerful cleaning agents with waste-digesting bacterial-enzymes to produce a product that literally wipes away heavy soils and stains from carpet, upholstery, leather, and headliners. The wipes will not dissolve adhesive or create water-stains.
Contact • Simoniz USA Inc., 201 Boston Turnpike, Bolton, CT 06043. Toll free: (800) 227-5536. Fax: (860) 645-6070. Website: www.simoniz.com.
ERC Wiping Products Inc.
ERC Wiping Products Inc. is a leading supplier to car washes for body, window, and detail towels in terry/cotton, huck, and microfiber. ERC is committed to offering towels for every budget, in stock and ready to ship the same day an order is placed.
What’s New/Best Seller • 16 x 16 Microfiber Towels.
Advantages/ Features • The towels are available in six colors: red, yellow, green, blue, white, and black. The lint-free, non-abrasive and absorbent towels effectively remove dirt and dust without chemicals. Towels are available in 50 count bulk packs.
Stone Soap Company is one of America’s oldest and most trusted manufacturers of car wash detergents and waxes. Since 1932, its goal has been to provide the highest quality, most innovative products in the professional vehicle washing industry.
What’s New/Best Seller • Final Touch PLUS, MAX-E Gloss and ULTRA Gloss
Advantages/Features • Final Touch PLUS is a high silicone, water based formula that is ideal for both manual or on-line application. MAX-E Gloss is a high solids silicone formula that leaves tires shining and resists sling. It is ideal for on-line or hand application. ULTRA Gloss is a maximum strength silicone based tire dressing that can be applied either manually or by a tire dressing machine. It provides the longest lasting, highest shine that resists both rain and dirt.
Contact • Stone Soap Company Inc., 2000 Pontiac Drive, Sylvan Lake, MI 48320. (248) 706-1000. Toll free: (800) 952-SOAP. Fax: (248)706-1001. E-mail: email@example.com. Website: www.stonesoap.com.