Stone Soap Company Inc.

Sylvan Lake, Michigan

Stone Soap Company is one of America’s oldest and most trusted car wash detergents and wax manufacturers. 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.

Advantages/Features •  Grime Stopper Wall & Equipment Cleaner from Stone Soap strips away tough grime that creates an unsightly dirty visual for your customers. Restore that “like new” clean look to yourwalls without fumes, while spending less time cleaning and more time enjoying your profits. Use all year round in any car wash operation. Grime Stopper 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.

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 remove dried and caked-on bugs from any vehicle. If requested, dyes can be added to create brilliant colors, further enhancing 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.

Shore Corporation

Ambridge, Pennsylvania

From its early beginnings, Shore Corporation has been a cleaning solutions manufacturer that has stayed ahead of the curve, quietly building an arsenal of products for the auto care market. Shore is at the forefront of innovation and is known for high-speed, high-performance, and highly effective products. From clean to shine to dry, Shore products have consistently outperformed and have proved to be the cost-effective option.

What’s New/Best Seller •  EPA Approved “Safer Choice” Auto Care Line.

Advantages /Features • Safer Choice is the latest product designation from the EPA. It helps consumers, businesses, and purchasers find products that perform and contain safer ingredients for human health and the environment. Safer Choice is an EPA Pollution Prevention (P2) program, which includes practices that reduce, eliminate, or prevent pollution at its source, such as using safer product ingredients. Shore’s Eco Wash line of automotive care solutions is manufactured with eco-friendly ingredients. Operators using Eco Wash products in shallow water table regions, direct to sanitary effluence, or environmental watershed regions can be assured that the soaps are cleaning vehicles while not damaging their surroundings. The Eco Wash line includes CW808 Low pH High Foam, CW809 High pH High Foam, CW 810 Low pH Low Foam, and CW811 Low pH Low Foam.

Contact •  Shore Corporation,
2305 Duss Ave, Suite 3#,
Ambridge, PA 15003.
Toll free: (800) 860-4978.

Kleen-Rite Corporation

Columbia, Pennsylvania

Kleen-Rite Corp. is a reliable supplier for the car wash industry. Customers enjoy wholesale pricing and a great selection of car wash equipment, parts, pumps, car care products, towels, soaps, and more. High-quality detailing, chemical dispensing, and pressure-washing products are also available.

What’s New/Best Seller • Klean-Wall and Klean-Wall II.

Advantages/Features • Cleaning heavily stained bay walls is a constant struggle for car wash operators. You need the right cleaning chemicals to make your life easier. Klean-Wall works great on painted walls, fiberglass, brick, glazed tile, and metal. Spray on, let Klean-Wall break down unwanted materials on the wall, then rinse off. Klean-Wall II is a less hazardous (100 percent HF free) version for those who desire a safer formula or are concerned about environmental factors. Both are available in 5-gallon buckets and 55-gallon drums.

Contact • Kleen-Rite Corporation,
257 S 9th Street or 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.

Simoniz USA Inc.

Bolton, Connecticut

Simoniz is a leading name in the car wash industry, offering various innovative products and services that enhance the experience and the finishing shine. Whether an operator needs 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 • Graphene-Infused Carbonite Surface Hardener.

Advantages/Features • Graphene is a single layer of graphite, one atom thick. It creates a barrier that no chemical or material can penetrate. The surface hardener is very effective in reducing microbial-induced corrosion. Since water molecules cannot penetrate graphene, it provides excellent anti-corrosion protection for a vehicle’s surface.

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

Belleville, New Jersey

Panaram specializes in laundry systems, microfiber 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, operators 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.

Contact •,
Belleville, NJ 07109.
Toll free: (800) 872-8695.

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.

Advantages/Features • The product line is formulated with a polymeric silica base, which forms a ceramic glass-like barrier, bonding fully with glass, chrome, rubber, plastic, and paint. 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.

ERC Wiping Products

Lynn, Massachusetts

ERC Wiping Products is a leading supplier to car washes for body, window, and detail towels as well as disposable gloves. For more than 100 years, ERC has been committed to providing high-quality products at extremely economical prices with large inventories in stock and ready to ship.

What’s New/Best Seller • Nitrile Disposable Gloves.

Advantages/Features • Nitrile gloves offer good dexterity and sensitivity when fine finger work is required. The gloves protect hands from germs, soaps, oils, and various cleaning chemicals. Nitrile gloves are very strong and can be used while washing or prepping vehicles, auto detailing, and general cleaning. A wide selection of sizes, colors, and thicknesses with options for every budget are available. Sold in bulk by the case.

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

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 every day. It provides top-quality products that guarantee an unforgettable wash experience for customers while improving a wash’s efficiency.

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.

Kaady Chemical Corporation

San Leandro, California

Since 1989, Kaady Chemical has performed under diverse conditions in car washes worldwide, 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. The product is a great wheel and body cleaner at different dilution ratios 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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