KC Chemicals Inc.
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
KC Chemicals manufactures car wash soaps, waxes, and related detergents.
What’s New/Best Seller • Terminator Presoak.
Advantages/Features • Terminator Presoak is a high pH presoak that effectively removes dirt, grease, and grime. A light foam blankets the entire automobile and goes to work instantly. An added benefit is that it can be used to remove dried and caked on bugs from any vehicle. If requested, dyes can be added to create brilliant colors, which further enhance the customer experience. This highly concentrated product has excellent dilution rates, which makes it a very economical choice. Terminator Presoak can be used in tunnels, automatics, and self-serve car washes.
Contact • KC Chemicals Inc.,
5500 State, Park Road,
Travelers Rest, SC 29690.
Toll free: (877) 271-8419.
For more than 50 years, the Kleen-Rite Corporation has focused on providing car wash owners with the widest selection of commercial car wash supplies and equipment at the best possible prices.
What’s New/Best Seller •Simoniz Restorzit Wall and Equipment Cleaner.
Advantages/Features •Simoniz Restorzit has made the once dreaded task of cleaning walls a simple and easy job. Just spray on and rinse off. Cleans fiberglass, brick, block, and painted walls. The product is a heavy-duty acid based cleaner formulated for use on detergent and wax scum buildup on walls, equipment, and windows. It will clean and brighten most of these surfaces.Restorzit brings your car wash tunnel back to life as it cuts through detergent and wax scum buildup. Restorzit cuts through the wear and tear restoring luster. Simoniz Restorzit is available in 5-, 30-, and 55-gallon containers.
Customer/Operator Support •Kleen-Rite’s unique combination of in-depth product knowledge and first-hand insight into the daily challenges a car wash operator faces, means it knows the products and solutions operators need in order to operate a successful car wash business.
Contact •Kleen-Rite Corporation,
PO Box 886,
Columbia, PA 17512.
Toll free: (800) 233-3873.
Toll free fax: (800) 446-0495.
Turtle Wax Pro
Burr Ridge, Illinois
Turtle Wax Pro has a long history of developing superior performing car care products. As a family-owned business, Turtle Wax Pro takes pride in building lasting relationships and continually striving to innovate.
What’s New/Best Seller • Fire and Ice.
Advantages/Features • Fire Bath is a fiery red/yellow raspberry foam that blankets each vehicle to promote a deeper long lasting clean and enhance lubricity. Fire Wax is a cinnamon scented foaming wax that utilizes a Carnauba base to maximize protection and shine for a finish that will keep customers coming back. Ice Instant Shine is a fresh tropical scented total surface protectant that adheres on contact and includes silicone polymers to provide maximum water repellency and a gloss to paint and plastic trim. It features anti-redeposit technology to enhance shine and repellency.
Contact •Turtle Wax Pro,
745 McClintock Dr, Suite 330,
Burr Ridge, IL 60527.
Toll free: (877) 857-3870.
ECP Inc. is one of the oldest and most trusted names in the auto dealer industry and proudly showcases the Technician’s Choice Rid Odor Pro Vehicle Odor Elimination System. ECP specializes in proven chemistry and merchandising targeted to increase sales.
What’s New/Best Seller • Technician’s Choice Rid Odor Pro Vehicle Odor Elimination System.
Advantages/Features • Technician’s Choice Rid Odor Pro is formulated to not only eliminate the tough odors within a vehicle, but also help disinfect the vehicle’s interior and A/C system. Odors caused by food, pets, body odor, smoke, and mold and mildeware no match for Rid Odor Pro. The product is PPE-free, so there is no need for masks, gloves, or respirators.
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.
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BAF Industries, manufacturers of the PRO Product Line for the professional car care industry since 1935. Headquarters in Tustin, California and a major chemical manufacturing and packaging plant in Florence, Kentucky.
What’s New/Best Seller • PRO C-120 Soy Scrub Industrial Hand Cleaner.
Advantage/Features • C-120 Soy Scrub Industrial Hand Cleaner is a cherry scented, concentrated, water activated formula that gently removes the toughest grease and grime encountered in industrial settings without being harsh on skin. This renewable soybean oil-based formula contains soy protein and conditioners for maximum skin protection and Fibril, a natural exfoliant for extra cleansing power and great skin conditioning. The eco-friendly formula is solvent and dye free, biodegradable, and VOC compliant.
Customer/Operator Support • Technical support is available toll free through the sales department and via the company website.
Price • Available upon request.
Contact • BAF Industries,
8010 Dixie Highway,
Florence, KY 41042.
Toll free: (800) 437-9893.
Fax: (859) 373-5905.
SONNY’S The CarWash Factory
Forward thinking professional car wash investors and owner/operators partner with Sonny’s because of its total offering, leadership, and expertise. SONNY’S education and software products support your profitability and its conveyorized car wash innovations, parts, and supplies help a business grow.
What’s New/ Best Seller • SONNY’S Foam Generator Easy Clean with Nozzle.
Advantages/ Features • SONNY’S Foam Generator Foam easily connect pipe tubes or showerhead nozzles with .5 inch MNPT adapter. The Foam Generator comes equipped with a .5 inch FNPT outlet.
Contact • SONNY’S The CarWash Factory,
5605 Hiatus Road,
Tamarac, FL 33321.
Toll free: (800) 327-8723.
Fax: (954) 779-2484.
Toll free fax: (800) 495-4049.
Diamond Shine has only one focus, car wash chemistry. The company prides itself on a total commitment to the industry and not letting anything else distract that direction. Diamond Shine is constantly developing new and innovative products and resources to make washing cars easier and more profitable.
What’s New/Best Seller •Bullseye.
Advantages/Features •Bullseye by Diamond Shine is a keep-fill measurement system that is accurate, convenient, and safe. The built-in measuring tube allows instant cost per car analysis, and integrated rulers provide volume measurement directly on the tank. The system saves space in the back room and is specifically designed for easy and safe installation, maintenance, and operation. Utilizing sealed 2.5-gallon packaging, the units feature a limited exposure design to improve backroom safety.
Contact •Diamond Shine,
1340 East 289th Street,
Wickliffe, OH 44092.
Toll free: (800) 843-7627.
Fax: (800) 843-7627.
Stinger Chemical LLC
Stinger Chemical LLC is a leading car care corporation dedicated to manufacturing professionally proven, complete lines of automotive detailing chemicals and protective coatings.
What’s New/Best Seller • 753 Magnum Non-Acid Wheel Cleaner.
Advantages/Features • This highly effective, non-acid based liquid cleaner removes brake dust, grease, and road grime from various wheels and finishes including aluminum and alloys. It is designed to clean hard-to-reach wheel areas to break down stubborn road residue with ease. With a pleasant cherry fragrance, 753 Magnum is for economy use and can be diluted 1 to 5.
Contact • Stinger Chemical LLC,
905 Live Oak St.,
Houston, TX 77003.
Toll free: (888) 784-6448.
Over the last 37 years, JBS Industries has grown to become a leader in car wash chemistry. This growth has been fueled by four primary reasons: quality, innovation, service, and value. The international car wash chemical supplier is proud to service locations coast to coast, Canada, and various markets worldwide.
What’s New/Best Seller • 5X Carnauba Wax.
Advantages/Features • 5X creates five times the shine. It has high-foaming action, a vibrant yellow color, long-lasting protection, and a very pleasing mango scent for great customer appeal.
Contact • JBS Industries,
2550 Henkle Dr.,
Lebanon OH 45036.
Toll free: (888) 745-0720.
Scotch Plaid Inc.
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.
Toll free: (888) 527-5220.
Fax: (214) 358-2592.
Towels By Doctor Joe
Pennsauken, New Jersey
Doctor Joe incorporated Towels By Doctor Joe in 1995. What began as a very small company that shipped orders out of the garage at the family residence has grown into a 32,500 square foot warehouse and sales office.
What’s New/Best Seller •The Top Towel.
Advantages/Features •The Top Towel is a plush terry microfiber towel developed for the car care industry. The microfiber towels have the feel of soft cotton. The lint-free cloths are heavier, like the company’s cotton towels, with the performance and durability of microfiber. The special polyester/polyamide blend offers maximum absorbency and lint-free drying. The Top Towel is available 16”x 16”, 16” x 27”, and 20”x 40” in royal blue, deep red, dark green, and black onyx.
Contact •Towels By Dr. Joe, The LL Clean Company,
9265 Commerce Hwy
Pennsauken, NJ 08110.
Toll free: (800) 944-3192.
Wheel-eez Detail Pro
Cork Industries makes Wheel-eez, the eco-friendly wheel cleaning line for the car wash industry. Established in 1980, Cork is a leading supplier of food contact coating products to the packaging and graphic arts industry. The company slogan is: We are Tomorrow’s Innovation. Wheel-eez cleaning product lines are designed for commercial car washes, professional detailers, marine, and motorcycles.
What’s New/Best Seller • Wheel-eez Detail Pro.
Advantages/Features • Detail Pro is a newly developed noncorrosive wheel and metal cleaner for professional detailers, which cleans all wheel types with no effort. The solution is RTU — just spray on wet wheel, let dwell, agitate, and wash off. Detail Pro is best at removing the worst greasy brake dust, dirt, and grime. All Wheel-eez cleaners are safe for equipment and employees and are eco-friendly, biodegradable, nonflammable, affordable alternatives to dangerous wheel cleaners. The product cleans rim vines on tough foreign vehicle wheels making rims look like new. There is no harsh smell or need to avoid contact with adjoining car or tire parts. Detail Pro is sold in quart spray bottles, one-gallon containers, and five-gallon pails. Larger quantities are also available.
Contact • Wheel-eez,
5555 West Beaver Street,
Jacksonville, FL 32254.
Toll free: (800) 355-2675.
Kaady Chemical Corporation
San Leandro, California
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 year-round “test lab.” Several top automakers in Japan use Kaady products in their pre-delivery facilities.
What’ New/Best Seller • TWB (Tire Wheel, and Body) with optional 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.
Contact • Kaady Chemical Corporation,
2355 NW 22nd Ave.,
Portland, OR 97210.
Fax: (503) 547-2584.
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.
Toll free: (800) 446-2091.
Fax: (215) 781-3601.
CSI – Cleaning Systems lnc.
De Pere, Wisconsin
Foundedin1976, Cleaning Systems Inc. is a leading innovator and manufacturer of cleaning and protection products as well as application technology for the transportation industry. CSI’s product lines include Lustra Professional Car Care Products, which features Ultraflex ultra concentrated technology.
What’s New/Best Seller• Ultraflex System.
Advantages/Features•The UltraflexSystem continues to evolve.CSI has developed a self-closing cover that keeps water and contaminates from entering thereservoir. The cover automatically closes when the supply container is removed and a catch stops wind from lifting the container if mounted outside or in a tunnel. The Ultraflex System can now be set up to hold up to 24 gallons of a single product without the use of bulkhead fittings or special valves, reducing the potential for leaks.Alsonewis the patent pending QC measuring tube system that allows for tracking cost per car quickly.
Customer/Operator Support •CSI’s nationwide group of knowledgeable sales managers and distributors provide operators with local support.
Contact • CSI — Cleaning Systems Inc.,
1997 American Blvd.,
De Pere, WI 54115.