On The Wash Front

Tunnel Wash Systems – August 2015

08/01/15

Belanger Inc.

Northville, Michigan

Founded in 1969, Belanger Inc. is a full-line car wash manufacturer. Its equipment maximizes wash bay Profit-Per-FootSM through a smartly optimized combination of high-performance wash results, low maintenance costs, system longevity, and unparalleled customer appeal.

What’s New/Best Seller • SpinRite and SpinLite Tunnel Wash Systems.

Advantages/Features • SpinRite patented tunnel equipment offers better than hand wash results at production speeds and cuts noise levels by 50 percent or more. The SpinMitt wash wheels deliver an ultra-quiet, thorough, and gentle clean that customers greatly prefer. SpinLite wash equipment adds color-changing, LED-illuminated hubs integrated right into the wash wheels, to attract more customers, and keep them coming back.

Service/Installation • Business planning and complete system training are offered. Extensive local distributor network and a technical support and aftermarket parts team are available.

Contact • Belanger Inc.,
1001 Doheny Court,
Northville, MI 48167.
(248) 640-0478.
Toll free: (866) 488-6635.
Fax: (248) 349-2309.

E-mail: smcbride@belangerinc.com.
Website: www.belangerinc.com.

 

 


MacNeil Wash Systems

Barrie, Ontario, Canada

MacNeil Wash Systems, has provided superior car wash equipment to the tunnel, automotive, fleet, and rental markets for over 30 years. MacNeil’s turnkey systems, profit-boosting add-ons, and cost effective retrofits deliver a consistent clean with lower maintenance, higher throughput, and greater revenue opportunity.

What’s New/Best Seller • In-Bay Express.

Advantages/Features • Converts an underperforming in-bay automatic to a mini express tunnel in just 35’. Increases throughput, reduces water and chemical consumption, and allows operators to compete with faster moving express tunnels. Customer wait time is dramatically reduced and customer satisfaction is increased. Installation requires minimal downtime with little or no site changes. The standard package includes the XR1000 conveyor, RS-1000 Evolution Top Brush, RS-701 Super-Flex Wrap-Around Brushes, and RS-400 Side Washers. Deluxe package also includes the Wheel Boss tire cleaner, Gloss Boss tire shiner, and high pressure Wheel Blasters.

Contact • MacNeil Wash Systems,
90 Welham Road,
Barrie, Ontario, Canada L4N 8Y4.
(705) 722-7649.
Toll free: (800) 361- 7797.
Fax: (705) 722-0582.
E-mail: info@macneilwash.com.
Website: www.macneilwash.com.

 

 


SONNY’S The Car Wash 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 car washes growing.

What’s New/Best Seller • SONNY’S 43XTB Mini Xtreme Xpress Tunnel.

Advantages/Features • SONNY’S 43XTB Mini Xtreme Xpress Tunnel enables operators to wash the same number of cars per hour whether customers get the basic wash or the top wash package. Operators are able to capitalize on spikes in volume without slowing production. Units allow for uptime, so operators can wash cars while unscheduled maintenance is performed. It includes all pumps and compressors, motor control center, and a tunnel controller. The system can wash up to 50 cars per hour and fits in a 35 ft. bay. It delivers the benefits customers want: wash, wax, seal, tire shine, and dry. 

Contact • SONNY’S The Car Wash 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.

 

 


Mark VII Equipment Inc.

Arvada, Colorado

Mark VII is the North American subsidiary of WashTec AG, the world’s largest manufacturer of vehicle cleaning systems.

What’s New/Best Seller • Mark VII Soft-Line® Tunnel Systems.

Advantages/Features • Mark VII SoftLine Tunnel Systems are simple, safe, and easy to maintain. They are professional-grade, meticulously engineered groups of friction and touch-free tunnel components. The systems can be configured to offer both friction and touch-free wash packages in the same wash building, maximizing revenue. The systems can also be configured as high-speed hybrid tunnels, utilizing the dynamic high pressure arch to provide automated vehicle prep, while the brush station provides gentle, thorough friction cleaning. The systems can be customized to match regional preferences to ensure customer acceptance.

Price • SoftLine tunnel pricing is based on the specific system layout and support equipment required.

Customer/Operator Support • Mark VII’s nationwide network of factory-trained authorized distributors and direct service operations provide customers with installation, service, parts, and chemicals.

Contact • Mark VII Equipment Inc.,
5981 Tennyson St.,
Arvada, CO 80003.
Toll free: (800) 525-8248.
Fax: (303) 430-0139.
E-mail: markvii@markvii.net.

 

 


PECO Car Wash Systems

Auburn Hills, Michigan

PECO Car Wash Systems is passionately committed to providing great equipment as well as the resources car wash owners need to be successful. The company believes that car wash owners not only need great equipment, but a partner to continually help them grow their business. The company’s singular goal is to be the most helpful brand in car washing.

What’s New/Best Seller • PECO DryerStargate; Graphix arch; electric drive options; combo units; the mini-tunnel wash package; the PECO help center; advanced website for 24/7 access; and a comprehensive parts book.

Advantages/Features • PECO equipment is tailored to fit any tunnel on any budget and is designed for the perfect balance of engineering and flexibility. Along with a dealer network, choice of equipment materials, engineering and electronics support in house, the company’s website, and parts book are designed to provide customers the help they need.

Customer/Operator Support • A well-established worldwide dealer network.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • PECO Car Wash Systems,
244 Rex Blvd.,
Auburn Hills, MI 48326.
(248) 299-5800.
Toll free: (800) 448 3946.
Fax: (248) 299-9001.
E-mail: sales@pecocarwash.com.
Website: www.pecocarwash.com.

 

 


AVW Equipment Company Inc.

Maywood, Illinois

The “Simplicity in Motion” philosophy is at the core of AVW’s equipment design, approach to relationships, and objective for customers’ operations. Tunnel systems (29’ to 130’ plus) offer limitless customization options and feature heavy-gauge stainless steel construction for years of reliability and durability. Belt conveyors (30”, 42”, 144”) provide longer life and quieter operation and the electric drive system eliminates the need for hydraulic motors, pumps, circuits, etc.

What’s New/Best Seller • In-bay conversions of rollover automatics into conveyorized tunnels.

Advantages/Features • Increase wash counts in existing bays as short as 29’. With a full-featured conveyor wash, additional services can be offered and average ticket prices increased. New DB30 belt conveyors present unique options in addition to conventional over-under conveyors to solve site-specific conversion issues.

Price • Complete equipment packages are available at the same price point as a new automatic.

Contact • AVW Equipment Company Inc.,
105 S. Ninth Ave.,
Maywood, IL 60153.
(708) 343-7738.
E-mail: info@avwequipment.com.
Website: www.avwequipment.com.

 

 


Coleman Hanna Car Wash Systems LLC

Houston, Texas

Since 1965 Coleman Hanna has manufactured a broad line of conveyor car wash equipment. The company engineers and manufactures durable, low maintenance equipment.

What’s New/Best Seller • In Bay Tunnels.

Advantages/Features • Coleman Hanna’s In Bay Tunnels can fit in most standard rollover bays and can wash up to 35 to 60 cars per hour. Utilizing the most productive combination of Hanna foam or cloth components, the system is more than twice as fast as most in-bay automatics. This speed more than doubles wash volume while reducing drive-offs, turning a rollover or self-serve bay into a true profit center. Packages are available to fit bays 28’, 35’, and 40’ in length. All three systems can be modified to suit individual needs.

Contact • Coleman Hanna Car Wash Systems LLC,
5842 W. 34th Street,
Houston, TX 77092.
(713) 683-9878.
Toll free: (800) 999-9878.
Fax: (713) 683-9624.
Website: www.colemanhanna.com.

 

 


Turtle Wax Pro

Burr Ridge, Illinois

Turtle Wax Pro is committed to providing high quality, environmentally friendly chemicals, and the opportunity to leverage one of the most recognizable brands in the industry.

What’s New/Best Seller • Fire & ICE Tunnel Upgrade Package.

Advantages/Features • With superior water repellency and enhanced shine, Fire & ICE Tunnel Products provide a profitable upgrade package which will delight customers. The portfolio of products includes the Fire Bath, to be used at the front of the wash, as well as the Fire Wax and ICE Instant Shine, both superior total surface protectants provide superior shine and protection. All products are formulated to produce excellent show when applied through a foaming arch or applicator. Dynamic signage promotes this upgrade package to customers throughout the entire wash experience.

Price • Available upon request.

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

 

 


Ultimatech Car Wash Equipment Corp.

Bronx, New York

Experience, quality, and attention to detail: these are the driving factors in Ultimatech’s philosophy.

What’s New/Best Seller • Lower Detail Wizard, Flex-Wrap, and Dragon System (heated CTA).

Advantages/Features • Ultimatech Systems are designed for cutting edge performance in cleaning power with unparalleled efficiency. As car wash operators, the company has the knowledge, experience, and expertise that is needed to be able to produce a clean, shiny, and dry car with the least amount of manual labor on a consistent basis.

Customer/Operator Support • Support is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact • Ultimatech Car Wash Equipment Corp.,
525 Tiffany Street,
Bronx, NY 10474.
(718) 589-9300.
Toll free: (877) 333-1500.
E-mail: sales@ultimatech.net.
Website: www.ultimatech.net.

 

 


Tommy Car Wash Systems

Holland, Michigan

Tommy Car Wash Systems designs, manufactures, and installs high quality stainless steel tunnel car wash equipment along with iconic pre-engineered buildings. The company’s unique integration of equipment and facility features, produces incomparable wash quality with low operational costs. The success of its integrated platform is being proven at new sites across the country.

What’s New/Best Seller • Totally Tommy Tunnel Facility for 2015.

Advantages/Features • The proven effectiveness of flight deck operation, dry back room, line-of-sight controls, and a bright and open environment combined with an efficient electrical control system and all-stainless construction are just a few of the benefits of a Tommy Car Wash Systems tunnel. 

Contact • Tommy Car Wash Systems,
581 Ottawa Ave, Ste 300,
Holland, MI 49423.
(616) 494-0411. 
Website: www.tommycarwash.com.

 

 


NS Corporation

Inglewood, California

Many of NS’s state-of-the-art innovations have not only been patented and provide the basis for our product line, but some of them have become industry standards. Still, the Double-Time Wrap-A-Round System and the Flex Wrap-A-Round scrubbers are exclusive to its line.

What’s New/Best Seller • The Eco Saver Tunnel.

Advantages/Features • The Eco Saver Tunnel has all new redesigned elements that provide the maximum cleaning efficiency in the shortest amount of space.
Its revolutionary Lamms-cloth cleaning material was subjected to a multi-year battery of tests on commercially available DuPont Performance Coating Systems, and is proven to thoroughly clean, polish, and protect the surface of vehicles. Units feature the Excalibur conveyor that includes the X458 Chain, HECO gearbox (electric or hydraulic motor drive), and a proprietary system that can loosen the chain for maintenance in less than 45 seconds using a regular drill.

Contact • NS Corporation,
245 West Florence Avenue,
Inglewood, CA 90301.
(310) 330-1246.
Website: www.nswash.com.



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