On The Wash Front

Tunnel Wash Systems – August 2020

08/01/20

Carolina Pride Carwash Systems & Solutions

Timberlake, North Carolina

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 Motor Control Center.

Advantages/Features • Custom Motor Control Centers are designed to fit every need. As a key component in the Tunnel Solutions equipment series, the Motor Control Center is specifically designed to meet precise control needs. Standard VFD controllers, overload breakers, and ventilation fans ensure that the center keeps a wash working efficiently and safely. Key features include emergency shut-offs, industrial grade VFDs and overload breakers, rubber gaskets for moisture and dust control, door mounted vent fans and filtration systems, and custom panels. Units are available as wall mounted or free standing, and the motor control center is UL Approved.

Contact • Carolina Pride Carwash Systems and Solutions,
225 Crown Blvd.,
Timberlake, NC 27583. 
Toll free: (800) 421-5119.
E-mail: sales@cpcarwash.com.
Website: www.cpcarwash.com.

 

 


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. With more than 50 years of experience, PECO has earned a reputation around the world for providing high quality systems at competitive prices.

What’s New/Best Seller • Customized Conveyorized Car Wash Equipment. 

Advantages/Features • PECO Car Wash Systems combines equipment to save space and energy. Systems optimize water jet placement to conserve water and use components that are reliable and easy to maintain. PECO uses stainless steel for structural components — it’s stronger, lasts longer, and is easier to maintain. Systems utilize thicker material and oversized tubing that is strong and designed to last. 

Customer/Operator Support • A staff of engineers, service professionals, and a complete parts department is available. A global distributor network with hundreds of car wash professionals provides local support.

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 Carwash Equipment

Maywood, Illinois

From its start repairing car wash equipment to its current position as a leading global manufacturer of advanced car wash systems, AVW’s business philosophy has remained constant: simplify the design and use high-quality materials to build reliable and durable car wash components.

What’s New/Best Seller • AVW Belt Conveyor.

Advantages/Features • All systems incorporate innovative technology, offer high-quality components constructed with durable materials, and provide reliable operation with minimal maintenance and downtime. AVW offers custom solutions to meet a wash’s unique requirements and develops, designs, and builds its equipment in-house. 

Contact • AVW Equipment Co. Inc.,
105 S. 9th Ave,
Maywood, IL 60153.
(708) 343-7738.
E-mail: info@avwequipment.com. 
Website: www.avwequipment.com.

 

 


AutoBrite Company

San Antonio, Texas

AutoBrite provides solutions for a variety of car wash needs, including belt conveyors, traditional car wash equipment, tunnels, and all new modular car wash tunnels. AutoBrite specializes in full stainless-steel designs and can be built to accommodate all sizes — even dually trucks.

What’s New/Best Seller • ModBrite Modular Dual Belt Conveyor Express Mini Tunnels.

Advantages/Features • The solution sits in place of typical self-service or in-bay automatic bays and offers 24/7 operation for increased profitability. The systems are available in park, neutral, and retrofit options. The belt conveyors help minimize downtime, maintenance, and safety hazards. It does this by avoiding all human errors, including turning the wheel, applying the brake, and leaving the moving conveyor early. Systems eliminate the possibility of damage to vehicles from moving parts such as rollers and chains. Easily convert in-bay automatics or retrofit old express systems. Systems start as short as 35’, including the loading section.

Contact • AutoBrite Company,
1353 West French Place,
San Antonio, TX 78201.
(210) 736-1892.
E-mail: lawrence@autobriteco.com.
Website: www.autobriteco.com.

 

 


Sonny’s The CarWash Factory

Tamarac, Florida

Sonny’s offers a complete suite of car wash business solutions. It’s everything a wash needs to succeed, all from one partner. 

What’s News/Best Seller • Sonny’s Blower Frame System.

Advantages/Features • The Blower Frame System is designed with the operator and end-user in mind. The system is equipped with less hardware for easy install and maintenance. The solution holds eight producers, expandable up to 13 producers and 150 hp. By adding up to two freestanding arches, with fewer legs for a cleaner tunnel, there is more open drying space. The multiple blower locations allow for specific mounting locations for V-Nozzle and Pivoting Mammoths. The setup also allows for floor mounting of a tire seal under the blowers without sacrificing drying the sides and back of vehicles.

Contact • Sonny’s The CarWash Factory,
5605 Hiatus Road,
Tamarac, FL 33321.
Toll free: (800) 327-8723.
Website: www.SonnysDirect.com.

 

 


Motor City Wash Works Inc.

Wixom, Michigan

Motor City Wash Works designs and manufactures industry leading conveyor car wash systems. Form and function, innovation, value, expectation, and customer satisfaction are key elements for all Motor City products. The company also offers thousands of parts — not only for its own equipment, but several of its competitors as well. 

What’s New/Best Seller • Motor City Dry N’ Shine.

Advantages/Features • The patented Dry N’ Shine produces drier cars using less horsepower, reduces labor when offering manual towel dryers, increases revenue by adding a new service or package, consistently produces dry and shiny vehicles, and creates an enhanced customer experience with a quiet and gentle touch. Units can be programmed to perform wash and rinse cycles in the off hours, and to increase/decrease speeds of the drying wheels based on which area of the vehicle is being dried. 

Customer/Operator Support • Motor City Wash Works’ nationwide network of factory trained authorized distributors and direct area operations provide customers with sales, service, parts, installation, and chemicals.

Contact • Motor City Wash Works Inc., 
48285 Frank Street, 
Wixom, MI 48393. 
Toll free: (866) 362-6377. 
Fax: (248) 313-0271.
E-mail: sales@motorcitywashworks.com. 
Website: www.motorcitywashworks.com.

 

 


Econocraft Car Wash Equipment

Yonkers, New York

Econocraft Car Wash Equipment is the original stainless steel car wash equipment manufacturer. It produces long lasting machines and parts, giving the car wash owner superior return on investment. All Econocraft products are made in the U.S.

What’s New/Best Seller • Econocraft Edge 1000 Conveyor.

Advantages/Features • Econocraft’s 304 stainless steel machines outlast many other car wash machines. The company has earned its experience building stainless steel heavy duty machines in the New York City area, which is well known for busy 24-hour car wash operations.

Customer/Operator Support • Phone support available from 8 a.m. Eastern to 5 p.m. Pacific. Parts are easy to purchase via the company website.

Contact • Econocraft Car Wash Equipment, 
56 Worth St., Front Unit, 
Yonkers, NY 10701. 
(914) 966-2280. 
Toll free: (800) 344-5154. 
Fax: (914) 966-2285. 
E-mail: info@econocraftcarwash.com. 
Website: www.econocraftparts.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.

 

 


Tommy Car Wash Systems

Holland, Michigan

Tommy Car Wash Systems is a team of passionate car wash professionals working to design the ultimate integrated car wash facility and operations template. It provides industry-leading car wash solutions including proprietary site designs, robust stainless steel car wash equipment, advanced Wash Club license plate reader packages, and the Tommy Dual Belt Conveyor.

What’s New/Best Seller • The In-Bay Automatic Conversion.

Advantages/Features • The In-Bay Conversion program revives an existing car wash structure with performance equipment for better processing and a better customer experience. The conversion retrofits these buildings with modern car wash equipment including a Tommy Transporter Dual Belt Conveyor, Self-Loading Entrance Module, All-in-One Extreme Clean Combo Module, and high performance dryer arches. Once converted, a 50-foot micro car wash is able to effectively process up to 50 vehicles an hour.

Contact • Tommy Car Wash Systems,
581 Ottawa Ave Suite 300,
Holland, MI 49423.
(616) 494-0771.
E-mail: sales@tommycarwash.com.
Website: www.tommycarwash.com.

 

 


Turtle Wax Pro

Park Ridge, Illinois

Turtle Wax Pro is committed to providing high quality chemicals with world-class marketing support to help customers standout from the competition.

What’s New/Best Seller • True-Vue Chemical Management System.

Advantages/Features • Discover a simpler way to operate, track, and monitor your chemical usage daily. The chemical management system comes in standard (tanks only) and deluxe options (with monitoring system). Tanks are available in 10 and 20 gallons and are safe, compact, and easy-to-operate. Operators looking for a more insightful and reliable way to monitor and track cost per car can upgrade to the True-Vue Deluxe system and get in-depth, data-driven analytics to manage one or more car washes from the convenience of their mobile phone. True-Vue provides all the necessary data to instantly make informed decisions with one system from wherever, whenever.

Contact • Turtle Wax Pro,
Toll free: (877) 265-9100.
E-mail: sales@turtlewaxpro.com.
Website: www.turtlewaxpro.com. 

 

 


MacNeil Wash Systems

Ontario, Canada

Whether you’re new to the industry, a well-established full-service car wash operator wanting to upgrade, or looking to add an in-bay express to increase your throughput, MacNeil Wash Systems has everything you need to help you succeed. As a brand of National Car Wash Solutions, MacNeil partners with the industry’s elite to offer best-in-class solutions.

What’s New/Best Seller • CleanTouch FX Experience; Magnum Force High Pressure Arch.

Advantages/Features • The FX Experience combines dramatic FX Arches and CleanTouch Wash Formulas to create a complete sensory experience designed to wow customers and drive higher ticket averages. The Magnum Force High Pressure Arch provides complete rinsing power with less water, using oscillating and pivoting heads. Effective at the highest of line speeds, it requires very little maintenance and is space saving.

Contact • MacNeil Wash Systems,
90 Welham Road,
Barrie, Ontario,
Canada L4N8Y4.
(705) 722-7649.
Toll free: (800) 361-7797.
Fax: (705) 722-0582.
E-mail: info@macneilwash.com.
Website: www.macneilwash.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 • 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 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.

 

 


Ryko Solutions

Grimes, Iowa 

Ryko is a full-spectrum car wash equipment, chemical, and service supplier. It offers state-of-the-art, automated car wash systems and a complete line of car wash chemicals specially formulated to lower the cost per wash. Its nationwide service network is staffed by factory-trained technicians to maximize car wash equipment uptime — and in turn, revenues.

What’s New/Best Seller • SoftGloss Mini-Express.

Advantages/Features • The SoftGloss Mini-Express Converts an underperforming in-bay automatic to a mini express tunnel in just 35’. It 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 express conveyor, top-side combo wash, low side washer, and drying system with airflow locks. The upgraded package includes tire scrubber, tire shiner, and high pressure wheel cleaner.

Contact • Ryko Solutions, 
1500 SE 37th Street, 
Grimes, IA  50111.  
Toll free: (800) 284-7956. 
E-mail: info@ryko.com. 
Website: www.Ryko.com.

 

 


Vehicle Wash Systems Inc.

Weymouth, Massachusetts

Founded more than 40 years ago by Martin Geller, Vehicle Wash Systems has provided car wash equipment for both the individual car wash owner as well as custom systems for the automotive industry, truck, and bus washes.

What’s New/Best Seller • Superior Flat Belt Conveyor System.

Advantages/Features • The Superior Flat Belt Conveyor System is a safe and customer friendly system. It has no pinch points such as rollers, chain, or guide rails to damage wheels. The belt system can be used in a mini-tunnel or with a high pressure touch free roll-over machine.

Contact • Vehicle Wash Systems Inc., 
P.O. Box 414, 
Weymouth, MA  02188. 
Toll free: (800) 344-8700. 
Fax: (781) 331-8701. 
E-mail: info@washngo.com. 
Website: www.washngo.com.

 

 



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