KC Chemicals Inc.
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
KC Chemicals Inc. manufactures a full line of chemicals for the car wash and detailing industries including presoaks, foamers, tire and wheel cleaners, tire dressings, dryer agents, and sealer waxes.
What’s New/Best Seller •Blue Satin.
Advantages/Features•Blue Satin is a petroleum based, hand-applied tire dressing that leaves a beautiful showroom finish. The product restores an original appearance to all tires and produces a high-gloss surface, leaving no residue. The tire treatment is cherry scented and blue in color.
Contact •KC Chemicals Inc.,
5500 State Park Road,
Travelers Rest, SC 29690.
(864) 834-2562.Toll free: (877) 271 8419.
Fax: (864) 834-2564.
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 News/Best Seller •Simoniz Diamond Plate.
Advantages/Features •Diamond Plate is a nano ceramic polymer coating that reacts with a vehicle’s clear coat finish to form a second layer and thicker coating for added protection. These highly cross-linked coatings are extremely weather resistant and provide UV protection. Simoniz Diamond Plate has a two-year warranty and is backed by an A-plus insurance carrier.
Contact •Simoniz USA Inc.,
201 Boston Turnpike,
Bolton, CT 06043.
Toll free: (800) 227-5536.
Fax: (860) 645-6070.
For over 50 years Kleen-Rite Corp has been a leader in car wash supply, car detailing supplies, and pressure washing products.Kleen-Rite is 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 •Kleen-Shine Essentials Kit.
Advantages/Features •The Essentials Kit features four key detail products to quickly get started detailing or resupply a detail location at a great price. The kit comes packed in one convenient case. It includes Kleen & Quick all-purpose cleaner, Interior Dressing for vinyl & leather conditioning, Tire Shine exterior dressing, and One Step high shine cleaner polish.
Customer/Operator Support •Technical and customer support is available through the sales department.
Contact •Kleen-Rite Corp.,
257 South 9th Street,
PO Box 886,
Columbia, PA 17512.
Toll free: (800) 233-3873.
Toll free fax: (800) 446-0495.
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 wash business growing.
What’s New/ Best Seller • SONNY’S Complimentary Towel Program.
Advantages/Features • SONNY’S Complimentary Towel Program builds customer loyalty by providing customers detailing towels and helps to increase repeat business in your car wash. Key features of the program include: increase volume with towels, window cleaner and other items available for customer use; customizable for each wash, either at POS or in free vacuums area; and complete marketing signage available.
Price • Available upon request.
Contact • SONNY’S The CarWash Factory,
5605 Hiatus Road,
Tamarac, FL 33321.
Toll free: (800) 327-8723.
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 •Final Touch PLUS, MAX-E Gloss and ULTRA Gloss.
Advantages/Features •Final Touch PLUS is a high silicone, water based formula that is ideal for both manual or on-line application. MAX-E Gloss is a high solids silicone formula that leaves tires shining and resists sling. It is ideal for on-line or hand application. ULTRA Gloss is a maximum strength silicone based tire dressing that can be applied either manually or by a tire dressing machine. It provides the longest lasting, highest shine that resists both rain and dirt.
Contact •Stone Soap Company Inc.,
2000 Pontiac Drive,
Sylvan Lake, MI 48320.
Toll free: (800) 952-SOAP.
Turtle Wax Pro
Burr Ridge, Illinois
Turtle Waxis one of the most recognizable brands in the world, synonymous with high-quality products and a long-standing tradition of excellence. Over the last 75 years, the Turtle Waxbrand has continually produced fine car care products, and is constantly working to provide additional value to its customers.
What’s New/Best Seller •Q Connect Chemical Management System.
Advantages/Features •The Q-Connect system is an innovative chemical management system that helps solve operational and chemical storage challenges. The products sport the same cleaning power as the Turtle Wax Pro products but in an extra hyper-concentrated format. The small storage (17.5” X 13”) footprint can hold five chemical jugs on one rack. The three-gallon jug cleans the same number of vehicles as a five-gallon jug. The patented insert allows for quick and easy unloading and reloading of chemicals.
Contact •Turtle Wax Pro,
745 McClintock Dr., Suite 330,
Burr Ridge, IL 60527.
Toll free: (877) 857-3870.
Towels By Doctor Joe
Pennsauken, New Jersey
Doctor Joe is introducing Ultra Plush, a line of heavier-weight, lint-free microfiber towels for drying, polishing, detailing, and cleaning.
What’s New/Best Seller •Ultra Plush Microfiber Towels.
Advantages/Features •Ultra Plush Microfiber Towels can be used to replace all types of cloth towels. They possess the heavier feel of cotton and have the performance and durability only found with microfiber. Towels are available in sky blue, natural green, sunshine yellow, Valencia orange, royal blue, dark green, regal red, snow white, and black onyx in 12”x12”, 16”x16”, 16”x27”, 20”x40”, and 25”x36” sizes.
Customer/Operator Support •Customer service, washing instructions, and expert sales assistance is available Monday to Friday, 8:30-5:00 pm Eastern time. Orders can be placed online 24/7.
Contact •Towels By Doctor Joe,
9265 Commerce Highway,
Pennsauken, NJ 08110.
Toll free: (800) 944-3192.
Fax: (856) 488-5200.
Cork Industries has been an industry leader in the formulation of sustainable chemistry since 1980. The Wheel-eez division provides a line of eco-friendly, non-corrosive, cost efficient wheel cleaning products to the car wash industry.
What’s News/Best Seller •Wheel-eez Detail Pro Non-Corrosive Wheel Cleaner.
Advantages/Features •Detail Pro is now available in pint-size bottles.Wheel-eez Detail Pro removes grease and dirt and effectively and safely cleans all wheel types in just a few minutes. The product is non-corrosive and prevents etching even with rough cast alloy wheels. Ultra-safefor use on uncoated and polished aluminum, chrome, painted, anodized, and powder coated wheels. Just wet the surface with water, hand spray evenly and within two minutes dirt, grime, and even the worst greasy brake dust will be loosened. Perfect for high-end sports cars and custom wheels with tough to remove brake dust.
Price •Dealers and distributors call for quote.
5555 W. Beaver St.,
Jacksonville, FL 32254.
Toll free: (800) 355-2675.
Texas Microfiber Incorporated
Texas Microfiber manufactures high quality, scratch and lint-free microfiber cloths and cotton towels for professional car care companies for drying, cleaning, and polishing. Texas Microfiber delivers the best factory-direct products nationwide.
What’s New/Best Seller •TM-MC-01216 16” x 24” 400GSM Soft Waffle Weave Microfiber Automotive Cloths.
Advantages/Features •The absorbent and scratch free oversize cloths have a dish towel feel, and at 400GSM are absorbent and durable. A lint-free finish provides a faster turnaround for busy car washes. Cross over to detailing and these towels provide double duty. Why buy multiple towels when you can achieve your goals with one? Multiple colors are available for body, wheel, interior, and glass. With color coding you can keep the towels separate and assign a use for each so employees can implement your cleaning system with ease. Colors include: blue, red, light green, light blue, and grey
Price •$1.50 for each 16” x 24” towel.
Contact •Texas Microfiber Inc.,
2515 Tarpley Road #118,
Carrollton, TX 75006.
Fax: (214) 810-9563.
North York, Ontario
Eurovac is a market leading manufacturer of full detail vehicle cleaning systems. Systems improve efficiency and eliminate waste. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Eurovac has extensive knowledge and experience in the automotive detailing industry. Its staff of full-time engineers can design a system to fit individual needs.
What’s New/Best Seller •Central Chemical Dispensing Unit.
Advantages/ Features •Eurovac’s central chemical dispensing systems improve efficiency by providing an all-in-one workstation for your detail technicians. These workstations include options of three to eight chemicals, heated extraction, and dry vacuum. Customers, on average, eliminate 30 percent of chemical waste using the system.
Contact •Eurovac Inc.,
44 Milvan Dr,
North York, ON M9L 1Z3.
Toll free: (800) 265-3878.
Fax: (416) 744-8079.
Belleville, New Jersey
Panaram International-Carwashworld.com specializes in laundry systems, micro fiber 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 •Continental Girbau Washer Extractor.
Advantages/Features •By replacing top-load washers with commercial-grade Continental Crystal Clear Window Cleaning System washers, detailers 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.
126 Greylock Ave,
Belleville, NJ 07109.
Toll free: (800) 872-8695.
BAF Industries, manufacturers of the PRO Product Line for the professional car care industry since 1935, is headquartered in Tustin, California with a major chemical manufacturing and packaging plant in Florence, Kentucky.
What’s New •PRO C-20 PROxi Carpet & Fabric Cleaner.
Advantages/Features •This powerful, ready to use formula utilizes the power of peroxide to penetrate and deep clean automotive carpet and upholstery.It quickly cuts through grease, grime, and dirt, as well as food and liquid stains.It neutralizes and removes smoke, mold, mildew, auto, pet, and food odors.The cleaner is excellent for use on carpets, fabrics, upholstery, and any other washable surfaces, and leaves surfaces bright and clean with no residue.The product is biodegradable and VOC compliant.
Customer/Operator Support•Technical support is available through the sales department and on the company’s website.
Price •Available upon request.
Contact •BAF Industries,
1451 Edinger Ave., Suite F,
Tustin, CA 92780.
Toll free:(800) 437-9893.
Fax: (714) 259-1184.
With over a century of experience, Meguiar’s is one of the world’s leading surface care product companies, providing highly specialize products for almost every conceivable type of surface.
What’s New/Best Seller •Carpet & Cloth Re-Fresher.
Advantages/Features •Carpet & Cloth Re-Fresher is formulated to quickly and easilyremove unwanted odors in automotive interiors while leaving a pleasant and refreshing new car scent behind. Simply spray onto carpet or cloth and allow the product to penetrate and self-dry. There is no need for agitation or rubbing. With no residue left behind upon completion, you are left with a clean, refreshed interior and a pleasant scent that lasts for weeks at a time.
Contact •Meguiar’s Inc.,
17991 Mitchell South,
Irvine, CA 92614.
Toll free: (800) 347-5700.
Jay Leno’s Garage Advanced Vehicle Care
Jay Leno has worked closely with industry-leading professionals to develop an all-inclusive line of vehicle care products that deliver the essence of world-class cleaning, protection, and shine capabilities.
What’s New/Best Seller •Evaporate.
Advantages/ Features • Jay Leno’s Garage new drying aid Evaporate is designed to help prevent swirl marks and towel scratches by lubricating the vehicle’s surface during the towel-drying process. It also helps prevent water spots while leaving behind a super high-gloss finish. Application is as easy as spraying Evaporate over a wet area of the vehicle that needs to be dried, then wiping it down with a damp towel and buffing to a glossy finish with a second, dry towel. The easy-to-follow steps create a vastly improved finish over conventional methods with little extra work.
Contact •Jay Leno’s Garage Advanced Vehicle Care,
P.O. Box 7458,
Burbank, CA 91510.
Toll free: (888) 930-8743.
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.