Stinger Chemical LLC

Huston, Texas

For more than 32 years, Stinger Chemical has been one of the fastest-growing automotive chemical companies in the United States. The company specializes in manufacturing and supplying a complete line of automotive and aftermarket chemicals for the car care professional.

What’s New/Best Seller • Sani-Program.

Advantages/Features • The Sani-Program provides businesses with an EPA and CDC approved product, effective against SARS-Cov-2 and offers multiple customizable components to any business sector. The program includes Sani-stations, hands-free dispensers, hand sanitizer, KN95 masks, and disposable blue masks that keep employees safe and provides peace of mind to customers

Contact • Stinger Chemical LLC,
1100 Pleasantville Dr.,
Houston, TX 77029.
Toll free: (888) 784-6448.

Kleen-Rite Corporation

Columbia, Pennsylvania

For more than 60 years, the Kleen-Rite Corporation has provided car wash owners with a wide selection of commercial car wash supplies and equipment at the best possible prices.

What’s New/Best Seller • Doctor Joe Express Wash Black Microfiber Exterior Towels.

Advantages/Features • Deep black microfiber towels offering durability, ample weight, and high quality at an affordable price. Fully finished sewn overlock edges, no raw sonic edges. Made in the more durable warp knit style 80/20 blend. Sold in bulk packs. Great multi-use towel for body drying, cleaning greasy car door wells, small detailing jobs, dusting, spill clean-up, and more. Customers will love them as courtesy towels at express washes.

Price • 16” black 280 GSM $86.40/192 towels; 12” black 280 GSM $65.47/192 towels; 16” black 300 GSM $135.00/300 towels (also available in sky blue and yellow colors).

Contact • Kleen-Rite Corporation,
P.O. Box 886, Columbia, PA
17512. (717) 684-6721.
Toll free: (800) 233-3873.
Toll free fax: (800) 446-0495.

Sonny’s The CarWash Factory

Tamarac, Florida

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

What’s New/Best Seller • Disinfect 360 by Diamond Shine, Sonny’s CarWash Chemistry.

Advantages/Features • Keep customers feeling safe with Disinfect 360, a hospital-grade solution proven to kill COVID-19 with a disinfect dwell time of 10 minutes and sanitize dwell time of 30 seconds. It’s a great add-on or complementary service your customers will appreciate especially when offered for common vehicle touchpoints. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, steering wheels are four times dirtier than toilet seats – a very inconvenient truth, considering it’s the part of the car we most frequently touch.

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

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.

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 • Ceramic Line powered by Rust-Oleum.

Advantages/Features • The new line of products is specially formulated with a polymeric silica base, which forms a ceramic glass-like barrier, bonding fully with glass, chrome, rubber, plastic, and paint. The products come with the Rust-Oleum name synonymous with high quality and trust. The line of innovative products includes Ceramic Total Body Protectant, Clearcoat Protectant, and Foaming Protectant. Combining these products can help operators produce the driest and shiniest cars possible.

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.

Simoniz USA Inc.

Bolton, Connecticut

Simoniz is a leading name in the car wash industry, offering a wide variety of innovative products and services that enhance both the experience and the finishing shine. Whether you need car wash equipment or products, professional detail training, or a comprehensive customer loyalty program, Simoniz solutions can help build and maintain a successful car wash business.

What’s New/Best Seller • Simoniz Ceramic Sealant.

Advantages/Features • Simoniz Ceramic Sealant creates a strong layer of protection — it protects the vehicle’s surface from the ultraviolet rays of the sun and can slow down the process of oxidation substantially. This coating will also produce a surface that is chemically resistant to environmental acidic elements, etching, and staining.

Contact • Simoniz USA Inc.,
201 Boston, Turnpike,
Bolton, CT 06043.
Toll free: (800) 227-5536.

Stone Soap Company Inc.

Sylvan Lake, Michigan

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 • Grime Stopper Wall & Equipment Cleaner.

Advantages/Features • Grime Stopper Wall & Equipment Cleaner’s powerful acid formulation strips away built-up grime and gunk while restoring shine without fumes. Product is available in 5-, 15-, 30- and 55-gallon containers.

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

ChemQuest Inc.

Farmington, Minnesota

ChemQuest has five full-time chemists on staff and more than 25 years of experience in the car wash business. The company understands the industry and its needs — car wash is what the company does all day, every day. It provides top quality products that guarantee an unforgettable wash experience for customers while simultaneously improving the efficiency of a wash.

What’s New/Best Seller • Disinfectant Products: Hand Sanitizer, Peracetic Acid, 4QUAT, and Chlorine Dioxide Tablets.

Advantages/Features • Ensure customers are feeling comfortable and safe while using equipment at your car wash. Learn which disinfectant products are right for you, your wash, and your customers. Call or visit the company’s website to learn more.

Contact • ChemQuest Inc.,
21205 Eaton Avenue,
Farmington, MN 55024.
Toll free: (800) 969-4626.

CAR Products

Indian Orchard, Massachusetts

CAR Products has been manufacturing quality detailing products since 1969. Since their modest beginning, CAR Products has become a major manufacturer of cleaning and vehicle care solutions to the detailing, car wash, and fleet industries. CAR Products’ philosophy is to provide customers with superior products at competitive pricing.

What’s New/Best Seller • Pro Adamantine-Ceramic Coating.

Advantages/Features • Pro Adamantine Ceramic Coating’s unique application featuring STAYWET Technology allows for large surface areas to be coated effortlessly. Adamantine leaves an extremely high-gloss finish with unmatched clarity. Adamantine provides 9h hardness and amazing slickness which allows for effortless cleaning and extreme protection. The product comes with a seven-year guarantee.

Contact • CAR Products,
Toll free: (800) 537-7797.

ERC Wiping Products

Lynn, Massachusetts

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 • The towels are available in seven 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.

Contact • ERC Wiping Products,
19 Bennett Street,
Lynn, MA 01905.
Toll free: (800) 225-9473.
Fax: (781) 593-4020.


Jacksonville, Florida

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 Concentrated Wheel Cleaner.

Advantages/Features • Wheel-eez Al-Brite 3 is a noncorrosive biodegradable wheel cleaner that works in tunnels with a CTA or with hand sprays. It is ultra-concentrated and can be diluted 120:1 and more. 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 is loosened and safely washed away.

Price • $195 with free shipping. Dealers and distributors call for quote.

Contact • Wheel-eez,
5555 W. Beaver St.,
Jacksonville, FL 32254.
(904) 695-2400.
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 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,
2545 SW Spring Garden St.,
Portland, OR 97219.
(503) 546-8760.
Fax: (503) 546-2584.

ECP Inc.

Woodridge, Illinois

ECP, one the oldest names in the auto dealer industry, specializes in proven chemistry and merchandising targeted to increase sales.

What’s New/Best Seller • Technician’s G-Max Graphene Coating & Detail Spray.

Advantages/Features • Easy application and extended work time make Technician’s Choice G-Max Graphene Coating & Detail Spray extremely easy to use. When paired with the G-Max Detail Spray, layers of protection are built against the elements and treated surfaces will maintain a deep, glossy appearance for years.

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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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. In a continual pursuit of excellence, CSI manufactures the Lustra brand of professional car wash products, widely known for high-quality chemicals that produce the best shine and protection for cars, as well as a variety of chemical application metering and monitoring systems that improve chemical performance and efficiency.

What’s New/Best Seller • ProShield featuring Apexamer Polymer Technology.

Advantages/Features • ProShield is an ultra-concentrated super sealant formulated with Apexamer Technology. It utilizes a natural, pure surfactant that has no artificial fragrances or colors to ensure flawless and synergistic properties.

Apexamer Technology is a proprietary chemistry that incorporates cross-linking polymers with a web-like application. The technology was developed to increase a vehicle’s hydrophobicity, durability against the elements, and protection against UV radiation. All of this is achieved without permanently altering the surface of the vehicle.

Customer/Operator Support • CSI’s nationwide group of knowledgeable sales representatives, consultants, and distributors provides operators with local support.

Contact • Cleaning Systems Inc.,
1997 American Blvd.,
De Pere, WI 54115.
(920) 337-2175.