Etowah Valley Equipment Inc. is a family owned and operated business that was founded in 1985 as a small self-serve car wash. It became clear that many of the products and equipment sold in the industry were not up to expectations.
The company has since evolved to provide products to address these shortcomings.
Advantages/Features • With more than 30 years of converting and improving change machines Etowah Valley can solve acceptance, coin dispensing, and security issues. The company has a number of popular conversion kits for American Changer, Hamilton, Rowe, and Unitec.
Micrologic Associates is a leader in the sales, installation, and support of point of sale systems, tunnel controllers, payment kiosks, LPR, and RFID systems for car wash and quick lube facilities. Solutions range from touch screen point of sale terminals, wireless hand held devices to gated pay station systems for multiple lanes.
Advantages/Features • LogicWash Tunnel Controller features an embedded smart controller which offers the ability to precisely measure the vehicle in inches with the entry sensor eyes. With safety features including anti-collision, and e-stop board, you can be assured that vehicle collisions can be prevented. Additional programming functions include look back, tire position, on demand, always on, front/back/both tires, front/back bumper, windshield, momentary, toggle on/off, time delay, and time of day.
Rugged CCTV manufactures high definition megapixel vehicle inspection systems for car washes. These patented systems are used in hundreds of washes all over the world.
What’s New/Best Seller • The N-SPEX System.
Advantages/Features • The N-SPEX System is used to document the condition of vehicles, from various camera positions and angles, as they enter the wash, during service, and as they leave the facility. Authorized personnel may view live or pre-recorded footage of each vehicle to detect damage or unsafe conditions, and to quickly determine if the damage or unsafe condition was pre-existing, happened while at the facility, or after leaving the facility. The system gives owners the high-resolution tools they need to avoid most damage claims.
Carolina Pride Carwash Systems and Solutions has been providing car wash operators throughout North America with industrial grade wash systems for more than 50 years. Carolina Pride offers many services, including car wash payment and management systems, Turbo Dry, Performa, Express, and the newest OPTIMAX Series of self-service wash equipment. In addition, the company offers its tunnel solutions line of equipment, which includes the Solution Control Center and Motor Control Centers, spot-free rinse systems, vacuum stanchions, and an online car wash academy.
What’s New/Best Seller • The Vault.
Advantages/Features • Secure meter vaults with multiple payment options are a proven solution for your self-service wash. The meter boxes are strong, secure, and dependable with seven-gauge stainless steel construction, double Medeco security locks, a digital display, eye catching graphics, prefabricated holes for easy electrical access, a plug-in wiring harness for easy removal and servicing, and is safe pipe ready. The Vault is available in 8-, 10-, or 12-push button or rotary selection. Push button selection has LED back lit indicators. The Vault accepts coins, tokens, bills, and credit cards with the Mercury Global Vision Payment System.
Contact • Carolina Pride Carwash Systems and Solutions, 225 Crown Blvd., Timberlake, NC 27583. Toll free: (800) 421-5119. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.cpcarwash.com.
G&G Industrial Lighting
Clifton Park New York
G&G is a leading manufacturer of LED lighting products designed specifically for wet and harsh environments. The company is proud to provide high-quality U.S. made specialty lighting products and excellent customer service at competitive prices.
What’s New/Best Seller • WPX Series – Wet-Location Linear LED Lighting.
Advantages/Features • One of the largest but often overlooked benefits of LED lighting is the overall improvement on safety and security they can have to a facility. A well-lit site is much more inviting to customers as they feel both welcome and safe at all hours. G&G’s innovative WPX series LEDs feature industry leading brightness and efficiency. The system is fully connectorized for quick and simple installation. As with all G&G products the WPX series is proudly manufactured in the U.S., UL wet listed, and includes a 5-year warranty.
Contact • G&G Industrial Lighting, 10 Corporate Drive, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Toll free: (800) 285-6780. E-mail: email@example.com. Website: www.ggled.net.
Sonny’s The CarWash Factory
Sonny’s offers a complete suite of car wash business solutions, all from one partner, providing everything a car wash needs to succeed.
What’s New/Best Seller • Disinfect 360 by Diamond Shine.
Advantages/Features • Disinfect360 is a hospital-grade disinfectant that kills 2019 Novel Coronavirus on hard, non-porous surfaces. It can be used to sanitize and disinfect common touchpoints like pay stations, vacuums, and handheld items. Operators can also offer customers a disinfectant spray service for steering wheels and overall vehicle interior to increase average ticket. Sanitize dwell time is 30 seconds and disinfect dwell time is 10 minutes.
Mile High LED Systems engineers, manufactures, and distributes LED lighting fixtures specifically designed for car washes. Complementary site-wide photometric planning ensures car wash bays, tunnels, perimeter lighting, equipment rooms, lobby areas, and other areas look brighter and safer.
What’s New/Best Seller • LEDLINE-X.
Advantages/Features • Uniform lighting across a site is vital to ensure security. Bright bays but dim wall packs and pole lights create shadows and make vending areas look less safe. Mile High LED Systems offers solutions to improve lighting across an entire location with the most even distribution of light possible in a bay/tunnel with its LEDLINE-X light system. RGB In-bay automatic allows operators to expand on safety during the wash experience by providing complete color changes to a bay in sync with a car wash cycle. Turn your bay all green with a drive forward signal, red when the customer should stop. Have the LEDs make a dancing fire effect with the wax application, etc. Works with LEDLINE-X to make a truly unique lighting experience.
Contact • Mile High LED Systems, 5331 S. Marshall St., Littleton, CO 80123. Toll free: (800) 598-3772. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.milehighledsystems.com.
Van Brook/Osborne Coin
Using tokens rather than quarters or cash in car washes helps eliminate theft and discourages vandalism, especially in unattended areas. Often the repairs needed for equipment damaged or destroyed by thievery or vandalism far exceeds the value of the actual cash loss. A variety of options allow car wash owners to select tokens which best suit their needs – from standard red brass tokens that replace quarters to high security tokens which eliminate the threat of cross-acceptance.
What’s New/Best Seller • High Security Tokens.
Advantages/Features • Van Brook offers three groups of high security tokens, each with a unique signature recognized in today’s electronic coin acceptors. Controlled Distribution CT Tokens and CTX Tokens have an exclusive use license within a 75-mile radius of your business as long as you continue to order tokens. Ultra-high security CT Tokens are needed for high-value applications. Hardest to counterfeit, they are made by combining two different metals to produce a unique and highly reliable electronic signature. CTX Tokens are made from special alloys not commonly found in coins or tokens. There are over 15 varieties, all with controlled area distribution exclusivity. Controlled value TimeSaver Tokens come in three sizes and are used solely for $1 vend price. They also use a secure metal not seen in coins or tokens.
For more than 35 years, Lock America has designed, manufactured, and marketed innovative security locks and security hardware for a wide range of industries.
What’s New/Best Seller • High Security Replacement Plug Locks and Housings.
Advantages/Features • All Lock America High Security Locks are registered exclusively to each customer. For the car wash and auto service industries, Lock America manufactures plug locks for pay stations and other applications, padlocks, disk locks, cam locks, locks for automatic payment modules as well as specialty locks such as The Pit Bull wheel lock. All of these locks can be keyed alike, even for different types, or keyed differently. The company now offers the same high-security protection in a gas dispenser retrofit kit that protects against skimming devices.
Customer Service/America’s customer key codes are maintained on its secure database. Most locks can be easily retrofitted to replace original equipment locks.