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 News/Best Seller •In-Bay Presoak.
Advantages/Features •The 5-gallon In-Bay Presoak is the company’s most popular automatic presoak detergent. It breaks down and removes road film, windshield residue, and other road soils. Use it as the second step to follow up a low pH soap in a touchless automatic wash process. Its highly-concentrated, fast-acting formula contains unique water conditioners for great performance. This high-sudsing alkaline detergent has a dilution ratio of 75-120:1. It’s just one of the many car wash soaps on sale during Kleen-Rite’s Soaptober promotion.
Price •October sale price for a 5-gallon supply is $40.99. Also available in bulk 30-gallon and 55-gallon pails.
Contact• Kleen-Rite Corporation,
P.O. Box 886,
Columbia, PA 17512.
Toll free: (800) 233-3873.
Toll free fax: (800) 446-0495.
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 New/Best Seller •Prime Pak.
Advantages/Features •Simoniz Prime Pak products are ultra concentrated which allow for the use of less chemical per vehicle as compared to traditional concentration.“New aged” highly effective materials have allowed Simoniz to create a true concentrated system that contains little or no water. Simoniz prime pak chemistry and funnel system is ideal for C-store operations, and small equipment rooms, which allow you to save space, time, and money.They can be used in conveyors and in-bay automatic washes.
The product line consist of Prime Pak LPH, HPH, presoak and wheel cleaner, clear coat sealer, Foam Brite, drying agent,triple foam in variation of colors, and high pressure detergent.
Contact •Simoniz USA Inc.,
201 Boston Turnpike,
Bolton, CT 06043.
Toll free: (800) 227-5536.
Fax: (860) 645-6070.
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 • C.O.M.P.A.S.S.
Advantages/Features • C.O.M.P.A.S.S. is a complete line of concentrated formulas designed for HydraFlex delivery systems to give complete control of product dilutions and unmatched performance in wash technology. Features include: compatibility with all wash applications (friction, touch-less, and self-serve); easy to handle 2.5 gallon concentrated product pails; and space saving design for a clutter free pump room.
Contact • JBS Industries,
2550 Henkle Dr.,
Lebanon, OH 45036.
Toll free: (888) 745-0720.
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 profitability and its conveyorized car wash innovations, parts, and supplies keep a car wash business growing.
What’s New/Best Seller •SONNY’S Factory Finish Cleaners.
Advantages/ Features •SONNY’S Factory Finish Cleaners are specifically formulated in concentrated quantities to handle the most extreme filth on any vehicle, efficiently and effectively. SONNY’S Factory Finish Cleaners include: Industrial Fall-Out Remover, which gets out ugly sprinkler stains and stubborn rust spots on trunk lids, side panels, and hoods. Pre-Treatment Cleaner, gentle enough for clear coats, enamel, and lacquer finishes. NTX Heavy Duty Cleaner, a general purpose degreaser that gets out tough stains from most washable surfaces — clean vinyl upholstery, unpainted aluminum, whitewall tires, and engines. Citri-Clean Concentrate’s fresh citrus scent makes this degreaser sweet and tough on dirt at the same time. All products are available for same day shipping.
Contact •SONNY’S The CarWash Factory,
5605 Hiatus Road, Tamarac, FL 33321.
Toll free: (800) 327-8723.
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.
Eco-friendly CleanWash Formulas are designed specifically for the express tunnel wash market. The products are tough on dirt and gentle on the environment with formulations that go head-to-head with leading national brands, but at a lower cost. Everything is tested to ensure cleaning effectiveness, proper vehicle lubrication, surface protection, effective drying, and operative ways to enhance the longevity of a car wash system.
What’s New/Best Seller •Final-Shine Super Protectant.
Advantages/Features •CleanWash Formulas are: manufactured in the USA, formulated for all professional car washes, 100 percent non-corrosive, and 100 percent bio-degradable. The product is sold through valued CleanWashdistribution partners with three-day shipping to the lower 48 states.
Contact •CleanWash Formulas ,
1500 SE 37th St.,
Grimes, IA 50111.
Toll free: (855) 893-1387.
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 enhanced 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.
Price • Turtle Wax Pro,
745 McClintock Dr, Suite 330,
Burr Ridge, IL 60527.
Toll free: (877) 857-3870.
Wheel-eez , a division of Cork Industries, provides a line of eco-friendly, non-corrosive, cost efficient wheel cleaning products to the car wash industry.
What’s New/Best Seller •Wheel-eez® Al-Brite 3.
Advantages/Features •Wheel-eez Al-Brite 3 is a noncorrosive biodegradable wheel cleaner that works in tunnels with a CTA or with hand sprays. Five gallons will make 55 gallons by mixing with water and then diluted again via a dispersion tip. The product can be used on all types of wheels and is engineered for ultra-safe use on uncoated and polished aluminum, chrome, paint, as well as anodized and powder coated wheels. Dirt, grime, and even the worst greasy brake dust will be loosened and safely washed away. Cork Industries also provides industrial strength Wheel-eez Detail Pro as the noncorrosive solution for professional detailing shops.
Price •$195, plus free shipping. Dealers and distributors call for quote.
Contact •Wheel-eez, 5555 W. Beaver St.
Jacksonville, FL 32254.
Toll free: (800) 355-2675.
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• Rust-Oleum Line of Detergents & Protectants.
Advantages/Features • Blendco now offers a full line of detergents and protectants for the professional car washing industry which is now powered by Rust-Oleum, a trusted name in protection.The new Rust-Oleum line includes: Total Car Protectant, with UV Protection; Clear Coat Protection containing the latest in Polymeric protection; Carnauba Wax infused with real Carnauba Wax; and Undercarriage Protection designed to clean and protect a car’s vulnerable under belly.
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.
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 a 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.
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 5 to 1.
Contact •Stinger Chemical LLC,
905 Live Oak St.,
Houston, TX 77003.
Toll free: (888) 784-6448.
CleanTouch Wash Solutions
CleanTouch Wash Solutions are designed for complete car wash success, with maximum vehicle cleaning, made to perform in any brand of car wash equipment.
What’s New/Best Seller •Red Lightning Pre-Soak.
Advantages/Features •Red Lightning is free of VOCs, ozone-depleting compounds, formaldehyde, phosphates, nonylphenolethoxylates (NPE), hydrofluoric acid (HF), and ammonium bifluoride (ABF). CleanTouch green initiatives include recyclable packaging, non-corrosive, readily biodegradable, non-flammable, and non-combustible.
Customer/Operator Support •A comprehensive car wash solutions program with expert wash-solution delivery, service, and maintenance provided by a national network of specially trained technicians is available.
Contact •CleanTouch Wash Solutions,
1500 SE 37th St.,
Grimes, IA 50111.
Toll free: (855) 872-1933.
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 •LustraFoam® with Carnauba Wax.
Advantages/Features •LustraFoam with Carnauba Wax is a foaming sealant that provides a deep, glossy, shine. Carnauba is a natural water repellent and UV protector. This is an extra income product for tunnels, which provides customers with an exceptional show and unique pleasing scent. Features include: up to 1000:1 dilution ratio; 1-gallon containers; and a variety of colorful signage to promote the premium menu item.
Customer/Operator Support •CSI’s nationwide group of knowledgeable sales managers, consultants, and distributors provides operators with local support.
Contact •Cleaning Systems Inc., 1997 American Blvd., De Pere, WI 54115. (920) 337-2175. Website: www.CleaningSystemsInc.com.
ERC Wiping Products Inc.
ERC Wiping Products Inc. 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 to ship the same day an order is placed.
What’s New/Best Seller •16” x 16” Microfiber Towels.
Advantages/ Features •The towels are available in six colors: red, yellow, green, blue, white, 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.
Contact •ERC Wiping Products Inc.,
19 Bennett Street,
Lynn, MA 01905.
Toll free: (800) 225-9473.
Fax: (781) 593-4020.
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.
ECP Inc., one of the oldest and most trusted names in the auto dealer industry, proudly showcases the Technician’s Choice XPC3® Ceramic Coating, Polish, and Detail Spray. ECP specializes in featuring proven chemistry and merchandising targeted to increase sales.
What’s New/Best Seller •Technician’s Choice XPC3 Ceramic Coating, Polish, Detail Spray & Wheel Protectant.
Advantages/Features •The Technician’s Choice group of products was designed to work in sync with each other to offer superior protection. Easy to use, these ceramic products offer peace of mind when it comes to paint correction and protection. Ceramic Coating will form a chemical bond with the paint, providing long-term protection on a molecular level. The coating enhances paint depth and gloss while hardening to provide a second clear coat effect that is non-stick, repels water, and is chemical resistant. Ceramic One-Step Polish is the first polish on the market to contain ceramic material. Use by itself or with the other two ceramic products. Ceramic Detail Spray is the easiest way to get ceramic protection on the vehicle. Use by itself or in conjunction with coating and polish. The Ceramic Wheel Protectant can be applied quickly, just spray and rinse on clean, wet wheels, and get up to three months of protection.
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 has manufactured the PRO® Product Line for the professional car care industry since 1935. The company is headquartered in Tustin, CA with a major chemical manufacturing and packaging plant in Florence, KY.
What’s New/Best Seller • PRO® C-96 Vision™ Glass Cleaner Concentrate.
Advantage/Features • The solution is a highly concentrated (30:1), streak-free interior and exterior glass cleaner.Powerful grease cutting agents and alcohol provide professional cleaning strength to quickly remove the toughest road grime, dirt, bugs, and smoke film.Its versatile, all weather formula works well on glass, mirrors, and chrome.The product is safe for tinted windows and features a bubble gum fragrance.The glass cleaner is biodegradable, phosphate-free, NPE free, and VOC compliant.
Customer/Operator Support • Technical support is available through the sales department at (800) 437-9893 and on the company website.
Price • Available upon request.
Contact • BAF Industries,
1451 Edinger Ave. Suite F,
Tustin, CA 92780.
Fax: (714) 259-1183.
Castle Products Inc.
Rochester, New York
Using only virgin raw materials, Castle has been providing automotive professionals with superior products since 1967.
What’s New/Best Seller •Castle Deluxe Shine™.
Advantages/Features •The quick and easy way to clean, restore, and protect vinyl, leather, wood, and rubber. Bring back that new look and value to a vinyl top, tires, auto interior, and plastic trim. Deluxe Shine can be applied as often as you like because it will not build up. It will not wash off with water and is guaranteed to outperform any product of its type. Deluxe Shine leaves a clean satin finish. It is great for tires, dash, vinyl top, and seats. Available in watermelon scent in 22-oz and 1-, 5-, 15-, 30-, and 55-gallon containers.