Stone Soap Company Inc.

Sylvan Lake, Michigan

Stone Soap Company is America’s oldest and most trusted manufacturer of car wash detergents and waxes. For more than 80 years, the company’s goal has been to provide the highest quality, most innovative products in the industry.

What’s News/Best Seller • Double Duty Extreme.

Advantages/Features • Double Duty Extreme cleans wheels and tires quickly while completely eliminating the need to scrub. It works on contact to release and remove brake dust safely from all wheels without damage. It reduces both prep time and labor while eliminating the need for troublesome tire brushes. Double Duty Extreme is ideal for use in conveyor and in-bay automatic washes. The product is highly concentrated and may be diluted, offering the lowest possible cost per use. It is available in 5-, 15-, 30-, and 55-gallon containers.

Customer/Operator Support • Staff is available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern time to answer any questions.

Contact • Stone Soap Company Inc.,
2000 Pontiac Drive,
Sylvan Lake, MI 48320.
(248) 706-1000.
Toll free: (800) 952-SOAP.
Fax: (248) 706-1001.

Blendco Systems

Bristol, Pennsylvania

Blendco Systems manufactures and supplies a full line of transportation cleaning products, including formulated powder and liquid detergents, patented SuperSat® Custom Detergent Systems and Red Rhino® sealants and protectants. Blendco has been providing the professional car wash industry with innovative detergent solutions for more than 30 years.

What’s New/Best Seller • The SuperClear™ Water Treatment System.

Advantages/Features • The SuperClear System uses chemistry instead of filters, ozone generators, or UV systems to clean and deodorize reclaim water. It utilizes a proprietary blend of coagulants and flocculants that are highly effective and unique in returning water to a clean and reusable state. SuperClear harnesses water’s natural ability to drop out dirt and contaminants and exponentially accelerates the process through the use of chemistry and simple, reliable, cost effective equipment. The water that results from this process is clearer and cleaner than water generated from other water treatment methods.

Customer/Operator Support • Blendco has highly trained car wash professionals, many with decades of experience in the car wash industry who are available to assist as consultants to car wash operators. Blendco serves the United States and international markets through a network of professional distributors.

Contact • Blendco Systems,
One Pearl Buck Court,
Bristol, PA 19007.
(215) 781-3600.
Toll free: (800) 446-2091.
Fax: (215) 781-3601.

ECP Inc.

Woodridge, Illinois

ECP Inc., one of the oldest and most trusted names in the auto dealer industry, showcases its new XPC3® Xtreme Paint Correction products. ECP products feature proven chemistry and merchandising targeted to increase sales.

What’s New/Best Seller • TEC548 XPC3® 1000 Heavy Duty Leveling Compound, TEC549 XPC3® 1500 Medium Leveling Compound, TEC550 XPC3® 2000 Light Leveling Compound, TEC551 XPC3® Big Finish Micro Polish/Swirl Remover, and TEC552 XPC3® Start to Finish One Step Compound.

Advantages/Features • The company has five brand new additions to its XPC3 Xtreme Paint Correction line of products.ECP has a compound for any job. All five products are available in 16-oz and 1-gallon bottles.

Customer/Operator Support • ECP sales professionals and experienced, live customer service representatives are available. Local support is available coast-to-coast.

Contact • ECP Inc.,
11210 Katherine’s Crossing, Suite #100,
Woodridge, IL 60517.
Toll free: (800) 323-3521.
Fax: (800) 409-5195.

BAF Industries

Tustin, California

BAF Industries has manufactured the PRO® Product Line for the professional car care industry since 1935.

What’s New/Best Seller • PRO P-29 Black Beauty™ Color Brightener & Sealer.

Advantages/Features • P-29 BLACK BEAUTY is a professional one-step color brightener and sealer, specially formulated for black and other dark color paints. It quickly and effectively removes fine swirl marks and cobweb scratches, while leaving a swirl-free, deep, dark protective shine. Contains a blend of carnauba wax and polymers for long-term, high-gloss protection. The product is clear-coat safe and VOC compliant.

Customer/Operator Support • Technical support is available online and through the sales department.

Delivery • Products may be purchased factory direct with same day shipping or through a factory authorized PRO distributor with free local delivery available.

Price •Available upon request.

Contact • BAF Industries,
1451 Edinger Ave., Suite F,
Tustin, CA 92780.
Toll free: (800) 437-9893.
Fax: (714) 259-1183.

Lustra Professional Car Care Products

De Pere, Wisconsin

Lustra™ Professional Car Care Products provides innovative, high quality cleaning and protection products for all types of washes.

What’s News/Best Seller • SuperDry™ Superior Drying Agent.

Advantages/Features • SuperDry is a highly-concentrated, superior drying agent that incorporates the latest advances in surfactant technology. It causes water to break faster, resulting in a drier car providing both convenience and value. The drying agent is formulated for use in all types of car wash systems.

Customer/Operator Support • CSI’s nationwide group of knowledgeable distributors provides operators with local support. Together with Lustra, they provide chemical service and supply the marketing materials to properly merchandise a wash for maximum effectiveness.

Contact • Lustra™ Professional Car Care Products,
1997 American Blvd.,
De Pere, WI 54115.
Toll free: (800) 225-2231.

Stoner Inc.

Quarryville, Pennsylvania

Stoner Inc. is a manufacturer of specialized cleaners, waxes, and coatings for the professional car care industry.

What’s New/Best Seller • Shine & Sealant.

Advantages/Features • Shine & Sealant features long-lasting shine and spot-free drying. Its rapid beading action ensures maximum water removal. Silicone-free, clearcoat gives a high-gloss appearance and a protective coating that won’t streak glass. The banana scented product can be applied at high or low pressure. The sealant is diluted 500:1 with water. Same day shipping for orders placed by 5 p.m.

Price • 5-gallon pails: 1-5 pails $91.50;6-23 pails $79.61;24 pails and more $68.63. 55-gallon drums: 1 drum $844.77; 2 or more drums $728.25.

Contact • Stoner Inc.,
1070 Robert Fulton Hwy,
Quarryville, PA 17566.
Toll free: (800) 227-5538.
Fax: (800) 515-5150.

Diamond Shine

Wickliffe, Ohio

Diamond Shine Inc. is a family-owned business manufacturing quality chemical solutions for six decades. Diamond Shine has built its reputation on long-term relationships and customer satisfaction. The company prides itself on providing cutting-edge chemistry and cost-efficient solutions.

What’s New/Best Seller • Results.TM

Advantages/Features • Results multipurpose low pH cleaner uses patented acid alternative technology to effectively replace traditional HF, ABF, and other acid cleaners. Unlike traditional acids, Results breaks down key components in road film creating a strong synergistic effect when used with alkaline presoaks. An excellent presoak, wheel cleaner, and aluminum brightener, Results is available in regular and double concentration.

Customer/Operator Support • Technical support is available through a national and direct distribution network.

Contact • Diamond Shine Inc.,
1340 East 289th Street,
Wickliffe, OH 44092.
(440) 585-1100.
Toll free: (800) 843-7627.

Detail Plus Systems

Portland, Oregon

Detail Plus has been a leader in the auto detailing industry since 1980, with a unique knowledge of car washing and auto detailing.

What’s New/Best Seller • Non-Acid Wheel Cleaner.

Advantages/Features • Non-Acid Wheel Cleaner breaks down even the most caked on brake dust with a little friction and high-pressure washing. No need to use dangerous hydrofluoric acid cleaners.

Customer/Operator Support • Technical support is available online and via toll-free hotline.

Price • $21.50 a gallon (lower price in bulk).

Contact • Detail Plus Systems,
P.O. Box 20755,
Portland, OR 97294.
Toll free: (800) 284-0123.
Fax: (503) 251-5975.

S.M. Arnold Inc.

St. Louis, Missouri

Since 1928, S.M. Arnold has manufactured and distributed automotive, marine, and janitorial cleaning accessories.

What’s New/Best Seller • Speedy Surface Prep® Mini Towel.

Advantages/Features • Speedy Surface Prep features new advanced polymerized rubber technology bonded to microfiber. It can remove industrial pollutants, bonded contaminants, paint overspray, and brake dust from the surface of automotive paint, glass, moldings, fiberglass, and plastic. Speedy Surface Prep is easy to use and very quick. Just spray showroom prep or clay lubricant on the vehicle surface and glide Speedy Surface Prep back and forth on the surface. Wipe clean with a microfiber towel.

Contact • S.M. Arnold Inc.,
7901 Michigan Ave.,
St. Louis, MO 63111.
(314) 544-4103.
Toll free: (800) 325-7865.
Fax: (314) 544-3159.

Kaady Chemical Corporation

Portland, Oregon

Since 1989, Kaady Chemical has performed under diverse conditions in car washes around the world, including a chain of Kaady automatic washes that act as a year-round “test lab.” Several top automakers in Japan use Kaady products in their pre-delivery facilities.

What’s New/Best Seller • TWB (Tire, Wheel, and Body) with optional cherry or lemon scent.

Advantages/Features • TWB simplifies chemical management and inventory control, while lowering operating costs. At different dilution ratios, the product is a great wheel and body cleaner, and can be used in self-serve operations.

Customer/Operator Support • Kaady TWB is produced in both the Eastern and Western United States, lessening delivery time.

Contact • Kaady Chemical Corporation,
2349 NW 22nd Ave.,
Portland, OR 97210.
(503) 546-8760.
Fax: (503) 546-2584.

Scotch Plaid Inc.

Dallas, Texas

Scotch Plaid has been servicing the car wash industry for over 60 years. Scotch Plaid manufactures a complete line of car wash cleaning solutions in both liquid and powder form. Professional car care products include presoaks, tire and wheel cleaners, foaming polish, sealants, drying agents, detailing products, and more. Scotch Plaid also distributes a full line of automatic and self-service car wash equipment.

What’s New/Best Seller • The Tunnel Pro Line.

Advantages/Features • The Tunnel Pro Line offers effective chemical solutions for every application, from one end of the tunnel to the other. It provides great visuals, appealing aromas but more importantly, clean, dry, and shiny cars. This includes a new three-step process, Cascade Care, for the newer type of foaming arches.

Contact • Scotch Plaid Inc.,
2969 Reward Lane,
Dallas, TX 75220.
(214) 358-2575.
Toll free: (888) 527-5220.
Fax: (214) 358-2592.