Buff Brite’s founder spent more than 37 years in the detailing industry. He has a passion for the industry and a desire to find innovative ways to improve things for everyone in the detail field.
What’s News/Best Seller • Fur Eel.
Advantages/Features • The Fur Eel single-handedly cuts pet hair removal time by 75 percent. It is made of a composite, non-marring, rubber/latex compound which heats during use to get slightly grippy. This enables it to grab hair and pull it from carpet and fabric and vacuum it away in one easy motion. It makes a great point of sale item or a great tool for any detailer. It fits a standard Mr. Nozzle crevice tool or any 1.5 inch round tube. It will last typically 15 to 30 cars depending on the intensity of the pet hair involved.
Contact • Buff Brite, PO Box 190343, Boise ID 83719. (208) 623-0003. Website: buffbrite.com.
Simoniz USA Inc.
Simoniz USA’s diverse product line covers a broad spectrum of markets including commercial vehicle washing, professional detailing, retail vehicle appearance, and products for the home pressure washer “do-it-yourself” customer.
What’s News/Best Seller • Simoniz Diamond Plate.
Advantages/Features • Diamond Plate is a nano ceramic polymer coating that reacts with a vehicle’s clear coat finish to form a second layer and thicker coating for added protection. These highly cross-linked coatings are extremely weather resistant and provide UV protection. Simoniz Diamond Plate has a two-year warranty and is backed by an A-plus insurancecarrier.
Contact • Simoniz USA Inc., 201 Boston Turnpike, Bolton, CT 06043. Toll free: (800) 227-5536. Fax: (860) 645-6070. Website: www.simoniz.com.
Belleville, New Jersey
Panaram International-Carwashworld.com specializes in laundry systems, micro fiber towels, terry towels, and its Hot Glass Window cleaner. Its towel exchange program offers personalized terry towels with or without your company’s logo. Panaram’s patented Crystal Clear Window System helps cut overhead costs and better serve customers by providing streak-free windows.
What’s New/Best Seller • Embroidered Towels for Exchange Program, 400 gsm Microfiber Towels, and Continental Girbau Washer Extractor.
Advantages/Features • By replacing top-load washers with commercial-grade Continental Crystal Clear Window Cleaning System washers, detailers can 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. Free 30-day trial for qualified buyers.
Blendco Systems has been providing the professional car wash industry with innovative detergent solutions for more than 30 years. Blendco manufactures and supplies a full line of transportation cleaning products, including formulated powders, liquids, patented SuperSat Custom Detergent Systems, and Red Rhino detergents and protectants.
What New/Best Seller • Bullet Proof Series Pro Adamantine Ceramic Coating.
Advantages/Features • The Bullet Proof Series Pro Adamantine Ceramic Coating’s unique application feature utilizing Staywet technology allows for large surface areas to be coated effortlessly. Adamantine leaves an extremely high gloss finish with superior clarity. Adamantine provides 9h hardness and amazing slickness. This allows for effortless cleaning and extreme protection. The coating comes with a seven-year guarantee.
Contact • Blendco Systems, One Pearl Buck Court, Bristol, PA 19005. (215) 781-3600. Website: www.Blendco.com.
ERC Wiping Products
ERC Wiping Products 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 for immediate shipment.
What’s New/Best Seller • 16” x 16” Microfiber Towels.
Advantages/Features • Towels are available in seen colors: red, blue, green, white, yellow, pink, 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.
For more than 50 years AutoBrite Company has been a leader in shining solutions. Its detail department believes that no matter who you are in the industry, it can help you achieve your car cleaning goals with its comprehensive products, service, and training solutions.
What’s New/Best Seller • High Gloss Water-Based Dressing
Advantages/Features • Provides the ultimate versatility for detail professionals. With industry-leading active levels of silicon, the water-based dressing can be diluted at various levels up to 4:1 to produce the perfect shine desired by the professional or end-user. Apply to tires, moldings, plastic, and vinyl.
Price • 1 Gallon: $39; 5 Gallons: $165.
Contact • 1353 W French Pl, San Antonio, TX 78201. (210) 736-1892. Website: www.autobritecompany.com.
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 resupply 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 • $53.99.
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.
Stoner Car Care
Stoner Car Care manufactures a complete line of hard-working car care products including high-performance cleaners, dressings, waxes, polishes, and many more.
What’s News/Best Seller • Invisible Glass.
Advantages/Features • Invisible Glass’s Clear Dry Formula cleans glass faster, streak-free, and is tint-safe. Invisible Glass is available in aerosol, trigger spray, 5-gallon pail, and 55-gallon drum. Many glass cleaners contain soaps, scents, or dyes that leave behind residues. Invisible Glass was tested and proven 100 percent residue and streak free by a leading independent laboratory. Foaming action easily removes oily dirt, pet slobber, grease, fingerprints, smudges, smoke haze, sap, bugs, permanent marker, and grime from glass. The product features a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee or your money back.
Contact • Stoner Car Care, 1070 Robert Fulton Hwy., Quarryville, PA 17566. (717) 786-7355. Toll free: (800) 227-5538.
Celebrating 60 years in business, Auto Magic is a leader in the detailing chemicals industry. With many industry firsts, Auto Magic continually innovates to help detail shops save time and money on every detail job.
What’s New/Best Seller • PC 1-2-3 System.
Advantage/Features • The PC 1-2-3 System is an advanced three-step system incorporating micro-abrasive technology that cuts through paint imperfections and defects and restores the painted surfaces to like new condition. Each of the three steps in the system include materials and pads engineered to address different surface issues like sand scratches, acid rain, oxidation, and swirl marks. When used with a DA polisher and pads that are specifically designed for each step in the process, the painted surface is left with a brilliant, deep gloss, and swirl-free finish.
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.
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 and 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.
Cork Industries has been an industry leader in the formulation of sustainable chemistry since 1980. The Wheel-eez division provides a line of eco-friendly, non-corrosive, cost efficient wheel cleaning products to the car wash industry.
What’s News/Best Seller • Wheel-eez Detail Pro Non-Corrosive Wheel Cleaner.
Advantages/Features • Detail Pro is now available in pint-size bottles. Wheel-eez Detail Pro removes grease and dirt and effectively and safely cleans all wheel types in just a few minutes. The product is non-corrosive and prevents etching even with rough cast alloy wheels. Ultra safe for use on uncoated and polished aluminum, chrome, painted, anodized, and powder coated wheels. Just wet the surface with water, hand spray evenly and within two minutes dirt, grime, and even the worst greasy brake dust will be loosened. Perfect for high-end sports cars and custom wheels with tough to remove brake dust.
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 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 pm Eastern time. Orders can be placed online 24/7.
Contact • Towels By Doctor Joe, 257 South 9th Street, PO Box 886, Columbia, PA 17512. Toll free: (800) 233-3873. Website: www.towelsbydoctorjoe.com.
Cleaning Systems Inc.
De Pere, Wisconsin
Founded in 1976, Cleaning Systems Inc. (CSI) is a leader in the manufacture of cleaning and protection products for the transportation industry. CSI manufactures the Lustra brand of professional car wash products as well as a variety of chemical application metering and monitoring systems that improve chemical performance and efficiency.
What’s New/Best Seller • Vision Ultra.
Advantages/Features • Vision Ultra is an ultra-concentrated glass cleaner that helps reduce costs while improving performance. The product is a unique blend of cleaners that create an anti-fogging property and excellent cleaning of organic soils and tough oily films. It is safe for all exterior and interior car surfaces and will not stain non-glass surfaces including poly carbonate.
Contact • Cleaning Systems Inc., 1997 American Blvd., De Pere, WI 54115. (920) 337-2175. Website: www.VisionCleaner.com.
North York, Ontario
Eurovac is a market leading manufacturer of full detail vehicle cleaning systems. Systems improve efficiency and eliminate waste. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Eurovac has extensive knowledge and experience in the automotive detailing industry. Its staff of full-time engineers can design a system to fit individual needs.
What’s New/Best Seller • Central Chemical Dispensing Unit.
Advantages/Features • Eurovac’s central chemical dispensing systems improve efficiency by providing an all-in-one workstation for detail technicians. These workstations include options of three to eight chemicals, heated extraction, and dry vacuum. Customers, on average, eliminate 30 percent of chemical waste using the system.
Contact • Eurovac Inc., 44 Milvan Dr, North York, ON Canada M9L 1Z3. Toll free: (800) 265-3878. Fax: (416) 744-8079. Website: www.eurovac.com.