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. The company offers its Tunnel Solutions line of equipment which includes the popular Solution Control Center and Motor Control Centers, spot-free rinse systems, vacuum stanchions, and an online car wash academy.
Advantages/Features • The industrial grade Stainless Steel Vacuum Stanchions help draw in customers, provide a superior vacuum service, and market your wash as a fully-featured, self-serve facility. The stanchions come with a standard single or dual vac drop, 1-1/2” x 15’ flexible hose and are available in stainless steel or powder coated in your choice of colors. Optional features include: overhead vacuum piping, vacuum debris separator, vacuum claw holder, crevice tool, LED light bar, refuse container, push button start, floor mat holder, bottle holder, and custom graphic panel insert.
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.
Kleen-Rite Corp. is a supplier for the car wash industry. Customers enjoy wholesale pricing and a great selection of car wash equipment, parts, pumps, car care products, towels, soaps, and more. High-quality detailing and pressure washing products are also available.
Advantages/Features • Hog Daddy brushes boast a rugged aluminum head with premium hog’s hair bristles and a protective rubber bumper gasket. The affordable brushes offer superior durability, foaming capability, and a soft feel. They are available in black, blue, and red color options with color-matching rubber bumpers.
Sonny’s offers a complete suite of car wash business solutions. It’s everything you need to succeed, all from one partner.
What’s New/ Best Seller • The Bi-Level Fountain Prep Brush, Complete Spray Gun, and the WAE Series Wall Boom.
Advantages/ Features • The Bi-Level Fountain Prep Brush features densely filled flagged-tip bristles staple-set in a bi-level foam block; 10” width, 2.5” bristle, green polystyrene; and accepts a 15/16” diameter handle. The Complete Spray Gun Assembly includes gun, wand, and nozzle protector. Features include no weep, 8 GPM, 4000 PSI, maximum temperature 300°F, inlet ports 3/8” FPT, and outlet ports 1/4” FPT. The WAE Series Wall Boom feature a high pressure wand/ceiling boom with 360º continuous movement, foam brush/wall boom with a 180º rotation, and a variable self-park feature.
The D&S line of self-service car wash equipment includes the new IQ Self-Wash and Space Saver Series, Stack and Mini-Stack; modular car wash systems; spot-free rinse systems; wall-mount low-pressure pumping systems; and stainless steel bay components such as booms, wand holders, meters, and safes.
What’s New/Best Seller • IQ Self-Wash.
Advantages/Features • D&S has introduced a smarter solution for self-service car wash owners: the IQ Self-Wash. The new system is a compact self-service pumping system that is simple to install and operate. The IQ Self-Wash is extremely versatile and features direct injection of chemicals into the system eliminating the need for storage and mixing tanks. VFDs and direct drive pumps control the wash pressure for each function for optimum control of chemical delivery.
Operating pressures are adjustable and all units are pre-plumbed and pre-wired for fast, efficient installation and maintenance.
Delivery/Installation • Simple installation, diagrams, and complete instructions in operation manuals.
Operator/Customer Support • Nationwide network of distributors and a toll-free customer assistance hotline.
For 15 years Diskin Systems Inc. has developed the concept of self-service in-bay drying. These dryers are put inside of a self-service bay and wired to the selector switch to make drying easy for the customer.
What’s New/Best Seller • Wall & Attic Super Shammee.
Advantages/Features • The hand-held drying units mount inside the self-serve bay or in the attic. The Ashwall mounts inside the bay and includes a colored dome. Ashattic mounts inside the attic with no dome included. Units feature a 3-hp motor, 14-gauge polished stainless nozzle holder, a 12” x 18” in-bay instruction sign, and selector switch decals.
Contact • Diskin Systems Inc., 9550 South IL Rte. 31, Algonquin, IL 60102. (815) 276-7288. Fax: (224) 678-7364. Website: www.diskinsystems.com.
Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems
Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems has been in the car wash business for more than 60 years providing expert knowledge in manufacturing quality equipment as well as creating innovative products that enhance the car wash experience.
What’s New/Best Seller • Power Pack Self Serve Pumping Equipment.
Advantages/Features • Power Pack equipment is specifically designed to meet the needs of self-service car wash operators with durability and reliability. Standard features include tire and engine cleaner, presoak, soap foam brush, rinse, foaming conditioner, clear coat, and wax.
Innovative Control Systems (ICS) is a provider of technology solutions for the car wash industry. The company’s mission is to leverage its experience, position as a market leader, and ability to incorporate advanced technology into visionary products, to enable its customers to differentiate their operations, achieve a distinct competitive advantage, and maximize earnings.
What’s New/Best Seller • Auto Sentry CPT.
Advantages/Features • The Auto Sentry CPT (Central Payment Terminal) makes a self-service system PCI compliant with the latest technology in EMV credit card processing. Operators can accept mobile payments like Apple Pay and new tap and pay credit cards for secure transactions, as well as cash and coin. Activate any self-service car wash bay or vacuum directly from the terminal.
Generate a code to activate any car wash self service bay or vacuum for a preset amount of time.
Contact • Innovative Control Systems, 81 Highland Avenue, Suite 300, Bethlehem, PA 18017. (800) 642-9396. E-mail: email@example.com. Website: www.icscarwashsystems.com.
CustomKraft Industries Inc.
North Little Rock, Arkansas
CustomKraft has more than 39 years of experience manufacturing self-service car wash equipment. Its patented multi-pressure system, single pump design is offered in the bypass and variable frequency drive designs.
CustomKraft produces complete self-service systems and components including bay meters, stainless steel booms, and custom graphics.
What’s New/Best Seller • Direct-Drive VFD.
Advantages/Features • CustomKraft’s straightforward design makes systems easy to maintain and operate. The direct variable frequency drive (VFD) has a simple design that delivers products to the customer 400 percent faster than other systems. The stacked system is 39” wide x 26” deep, quiet, and uses a single delivery line per boom with no in-bay check valves. The system’s reliability is complemented with innovative features and selections for increased owner revenue.
Customer/Operator Support • Nationwide and global distribution, location/equipment analysis, two-year limited warranty, free training seminars, illustrated electronic manuals, and online or toll-free technical support.
Contact • CustomKraft Industries Inc., 4611 West Bethany Rd., North Little Rock, AR 72117. (501) 955-5959. Toll free: (800) 869-1448. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.customkraft.com.
More than an app, it’s a tool to help grow your business.
Advantages/Features • Touch4Wash offers mobile payment and activation options for the self-serve bay. The system is configurable for count down or count up operation. Touch4Wash is also equipped with the ability to include self-serve bays in loyalty and membership programs. Touch4Wash built-in remote activation reduces the hassle of customer service. Simply activate the equipment from wherever you are to ensure the best experience for your customer. The system is simple to install and works with your current meter box, no need to upgrade your equipment. Hardware costs $500 per interface module. Each module can operate four self-serve bays.
Industrial Vacuum Systems is a leading manufacturer of quality, reliable, high performance vacuum cleaners with a full line of coin-operated, free-use, and vacuum arches. IVS manufactures fragrance and shampoo vacuums, air and vending machines, vacuum islands, and canopies.
What’s New/Best Seller • Power Vac Combos.
Advantages/Features • Featuring a shampoo and fragrance option, the Power Vac Combos feature a simplified design created from the ground up to be profitable and owner friendly. These new combination vacuums provide versatility at an affordable price point.
Advantages/Features • Custom coin-op, no cash value tokens range from 0.65” to 1.25” diameter. Car wash operators can create custom tokens in quantities more than 5,000 pieces or take advantage of any available stock dies without a set-up charge. For quantities starting at 1,000, the company has stock tokens that are ready to ship in one business day.
Doyle Vacuum Systems is dedicated to producing the highest quality, best performing, and most reliable equipment available on the market. Doyle manufactures and distributes a full line of vacuum equipment, including coin-operated and free-use vacuums, fragrance machines, shampoo machines, air machines, warm-air blower/dryer machines, and commercial grade portable wet/dry vacuums. It offers custom design and fabrication services to meet specific needs.
Advantages/Features • The Doyle Standalone Vacuum Arch System can be set-up with either a single arch tube, or a dual arch tube. The arch assembly is fabricated from 100 percent stainless steel, and includes a tool holder for each hose (accommodates either a standard upholstery tool or a crevice tool), and trash receptacle is sized to accept a standard tall kitchen trash bag. The arch assembly is designed for the direct mounting of the Doyle Wall-Mount PowerVac, which provides outstanding vacuum performance in a compact package, available in custom colors. The vacuums can be set-up with either an on/off toggle switch, a push-button switch with a timer, or for coin/bill/CC operation. The system provides the clean look of a vacuum arch, without the need to incur the costly installation of a large central vacuum unit and all the associated piping.
Contact • Doyle Vacuum Systems LLC, 4315 Airwest Dr. SE, Kentwood, MI 49315. (616) 554-9555. Fax: (616) 554-9898. E-Mail: email@example.com. Website: www.doylevacuum.com.