CustomKraft Industries Inc.

North Little Rock, Arkansas

CustomKraft has more than 40 years of experience manufacturing self-service car wash equipment. CustomKraft’s patented MultiPressure System, single pump design is offered in direct-drive or belt-driven VFD (variable frequency drive) models. CustomKraft produces complete self-service systems, including bay meters with custom graphics, stainless steel booms, and water treatment solutions.

What’s New/Best Seller • Direct Drive (VFD) Systems.

Advantages/Features • CustomKraft’s equipment promotes return customers by quickly delivering products to bays 400 percent faster. Owner satisfaction is raised with a simple design that is easy to operate and maintain, using one delivery hose per boom with no in-bay check valves. CustomKraft’s stacked Direct Drive (VFD) systems are easy to maintain and operate with a small footprint to fit any car wash. For increased revenue, CustomKraft has proven innovations, including numerous bay selections to best match each location. Clear and simple equipment is ETL and CETL listed.

Customer/Operator Support • CustomKraft provides a two-year limited warranty, a technical support line, hands-on-training, and extensive illustrated digital information.

Contact • CustomKraft Industries Inc.,
4611 West Bethany Rd.,
North Little Rock, AR 72117.
(501) 955-5959.
Toll free: (800) 869-1448.

Kleen-Rite Corporation

Columbia, Pennsylvania

Kleen-Rite Corp. is a reliable supplier to 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 • Laurel Window Front Drop-Shelf Vending Machines.

Advantages/Features • The machines utilize the trusted design of Laurel’s classic single-column drop-shelf machines. The new units have a tough Lexan Resist plastic window on the front that allows customers to see the products inside, increasing conversion. As an added benefit, you can quickly check stock levels without taking the extra time to unlock and open the machine. Options include Window Front Vendor with Door Locks and CryptoTap Plus; Window Front Vendor with Security Frame; Window Front Vendor with Door Locks and CryptoPay Swiper; and Window Front Vendor with Security Frame and CryptoTap Swiper.

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.

Extrutech Plastics Inc.

Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Extrutech Plastics is an ISO9001:2015QMS certified USA manufacturer with 32 years of experience providing bright white, easy-to-clean wall and ceiling panels to the car wash industry.

What’s New/Best Seller • Extrutech FORM.

Advantages/Features • Extrutech FORM is a patented, stay-in-place concrete wall form system for high moisture areas, built to withstand the harsh car wash environment. The FORM panels provide a bright white, smooth, non-porous finish for both interior and exterior surfaces. Each FORM panel is 2’ wide, 6” or 8” thick, cut to lengths of up to 24’, and shipped as a kit to the job site. With strong snap-together E-locking edges, panels can be set up side-by-side, resulting in a bright white, easy-to-clean finished wall. 

Contact • Extrutech Plastics Inc.,
5902 West Custer Street,
Manitowoc, WI 54220.
Toll free: (888) 818-0118.

Industrial Vacuum Systems

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Industrial Vacuum Systems is a leading manufacturer of vacuum cleaners with high-quality performance and reliability. IVS offers a full line of coin-operated and free-use vacuums. IVS also manufactures fragrance vacuums, shampoo vacuums, air machines, vending machines, vacuum islands, and canopies.

What’s New/Best Seller • Free Use Vacuums. Pole or Wall Mounted.

Advantages/Features • Industrial Vacuum Systems’ free-use vacuums are a great alternative to a large, costly, multi-drop central system. The system utilizes two or three motors with a low 24-volt, push-to-start timer or an on/off switch. Units feature an easy-to-clean filter system and a large debris area for easy cleaning. The bottom line is efficiency, longevity, and performance, which creates loyal customers and ROI.

Contact • Industrial Vacuum Systems,
3611 3 Mile Rd NW,
Grand Rapids, MI 49534.
Toll free: (800) 968-8227.


Lee’s Summit, Missouri

For more than 40 years, Hydro-Spray has been a leader in the self-serve car wash industry. After a recent acquisition by C K Car Care, a car care chemical manufacturer with more than 40 years of manufacturing prowess, Hydro-Spray continues to lead the industry in new technologies.

What’s New/Best Seller • Elite Plus Self-Serve System.

Advantages/Features • The Elite Plus Self-Serve System eliminates the need for holding tanks and multiple pumps, offering consistent multi-pressure service delivery. With easy installation, high-quality components, and advanced features like an optional underbody cleaning tool, the Elite Plus gives operators unprecedented control and a unique customer experience. The tankless and modular system is made of stainless steel and has optional multi-pressure pumps and delivery. A six-bay stack version will be available soon.

Contact • Hydro-Spray,
2 SW Industrial Dr.,
Lee’s Summit, MO, 64081.
(816) 890-8995.


Camas, Washington

Extractomat is dedicated to producing the highest-quality, most reliable, and most efficient mat washers in the world.

What’s New/Best Seller • Front Load/Front Return Mat Cleaners.

Advantages/Features • Extractomat offers both self-serve (coin and bill acceptor) and operator-assist units. Systems feature the one-step front load/front return 30-second cleaning process. Units not only effectively shampoo, removing ground-in dirt and pet hair, but also vacuum extracts, removing moisture and any remaining debris, leaving floor mats dry with a professionally cleaned look. The system works for both carpet and rubber mats. Front-load/front return provides an overall smaller footprint and prevents customers from having to get behind equipment to retrieve mats. Stainless steel construction provides peace of mind for years of reliable service in extreme conditions.

Contact • ExtractoMat,
3242 NE 3rd Ave, Suite 115,
Camas, WA 98607.
Toll free: (833) 628-9274.
Fax: (360) 635-4457.

Etowah Valley Equipment Inc.

Etowah, North Carolina

Etowah Valley Equipment Inc. is a family-owned and operated business founded in 1985 as a small self-serve car wash. The company has since evolved to provide solutions to the industry. Etowah Valley Equipment offers a wide range of services, including high-pressure systems, low-pressure systems, credit card systems, triple foam systems, in-bay bill acceptors, and much more.

What’s New/Best Seller • Custom Meter Boxes.

Advantages/Features • Etowah Valley has made it easy for operators to build and order meters. Operators select the options and features that matter to their self-serve business and Etowah builds a meter box to fit their needs. The economic custom meter boxes are available as new builds or retrofits and can be designed to update and replace existing meter boxes with tailored features.

Contact • Etowah Valley Equipment Inc.,
47 Etowah Center Drive,
P.O. Box 1265,
Etowah, NC 28729.
(828) 891-7768.
Toll free: (888) 920-2646.
Fax: (828) 891-3773.

D&S Car Wash Systems

High Ridge, Missouri

The D&S line of self-service car wash equipment includes the new IQ Self-Wash and Space Saver Series, Stack and Mini-Stack; modular car wash systems; spot-free rinse systems; wall-mount low-pressure pumping systems; and stainless-steel bay components such as booms, wand holders, meters, and safes.

What’s New/Best Seller • IQ Self-Wash.

Advantages/Features • D&S has introduced a smarter solution for self-service car wash owners: the IQ Self-Wash. The new system is a compact self-service pumping system that is simple to install and operate. The IQ Self-Wash is versatile and features direct injection of chemicals into the system, eliminating the need for storage and mixing tanks. VFDs and direct drive pumps control the wash pressure for each function for optimum chemical delivery control. Operating pressures are adjustable, and all units are pre-plumbed and pre-wired for fast, efficient installation and maintenance.

Delivery/Installation • Simple installation, diagrams, and complete instructions provided in operation manuals.

Operator/Customer Support • Nationwide network of distributors and a toll-free customer assistance hotline.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • D&S Carwash Systems,
4200 Brandi Lane,
High Ridge, MO 63049.
Toll free: (800) 844-3442.
Fax: (636) 677-4105.

Innovative Control Systems

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Innovative Control Systems (ICS) is a provider of technology solutions for the car wash industry. The company’s mission is to leverage its experience, position as a market leader, and ability to incorporate advanced technology into visionary products. Its products enable wash operators to differentiate, achieve a distinct competitive advantage, and maximize earnings.

What’s New/Best Seller • Auto Sentry CPT.

Advantages/Features • The Auto Sentry CPT (Central Payment Terminal) makes a self-service system PCI compliant with the latest technology in EMV credit card processing. Operators can accept mobile payments like Apple Pay and new tap-and-pay credit cards for secure transactions, as well as cash and coin. Activate any self-service car wash bay or vacuum directly from the terminal. Generate a code to activate any car wash self-service bay or vacuum for a preset amount of time.

Contact • Innovative Control Systems,
81 Highland Avenue, Suite 300,
Bethlehem, PA 18017.
(800) 642-9396.

Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems

Houston, Texas

Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems has been in the car wash business for more than 60 years, providing expert knowledge in manufacturing quality equipment and creating innovative products that enhance the car wash experience.

What’s New/Best Seller • Power Pack Self-Serve Pumping Equipment.

Advantages/Features • Power Pack equipment is specifically designed to meet the needs of self-service car wash operators with durability and reliability. Standard features include tire and engine cleaner, presoak, soap foam brush, rinse, foaming conditioner, clear coat, and wax.

Contact • Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems,
5842 W. 34th Street,
Houston, TX 77092.
(713) 683-9878.
Toll free: (800) 999-9878.

Diskin Systems Inc.

Algonquin, Illinois

For more than 15 years, Diskin Systems Inc. has developed the concept of self-service in-bay drying. These dryers are put inside a self-service bay and wired to the selector switch to make drying easy for the customer.

What’s New/Best Seller • Wall & Attic Super Shammee.

Advantages/Features • The hand-held drying units mount inside the self-serve bay or in the attic. The Ashwall mounts inside the bay and includes a colored dome. Ashattic mounts inside the attic with no dome included. Units feature a 3-hp motor, 14-gauge polished stainless nozzle holder, a 12” x 18” in-bay instruction sign, and selector switch decals.

Contact • Diskin Systems Inc.,
9550 South IL Rte. 31,
Algonquin, IL 60102.
(815) 276-7288.
Fax: (224) 678-7364.


Normal, Illinois

More than an app, it’s a tool to help grow your business.

What’s New/Best Seller • T4WIM100 Interface Module.

Advantages/Features • Touch4Wash offers mobile payment and activation options for the self-serve bay. The system is configurable for count-down or count-up operations. Touch4Wash is also equipped with the ability to include self-serve bays in loyalty and membership programs. Touch4Wash built-in remote activation reduces the hassle of customer service. Simply activate the equipment from wherever you are to ensure the best experience for your customer. The system is simple to install and works with your current meter box; no need to upgrade your equipment. Hardware costs $500 per interface module. Each module can operate four self-serve bays.

Contact • Touch4Wash,
(612) 787-7278.

Simoniz USA Inc.

Bolton, Connecticut

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 • Simoniz Self-Serve Tire Shine.

Advantages/Features • The Simoniz Tire Shine with airbrushing effect features a durable and easy-to-use wand applicator. The system combines fluid and air at the wand’s tip, applying chemical efficiently with atomizing mist. The direct application delivers shiny tires without the vac island mess, while the unique bristle design spreads chemical evenly. Bristles adapt to all tires and hold a precise level of chemical — no freebies.

Contact • Simoniz USA Inc.,
201 Boston Turnpike,
Bolton, CT 06043.
Toll free: (800) 227-5536.
Fax: (860) 645-6070.

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 • Cherry Foam Brush.

Advantages/Features • Cherry Foam Brush is a concentrated, high sudsing shampoo designed for self-serve washes. A special formulation of the pink, cherry-scented shampoo allows foam brushes to slide across vehicle surfaces, providing quick cleaning for customers and increased profits for owners. The 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.

Doyle Vacuum Systems LLC

Kentwood, Michigan

Doyle Vacuum Systems is dedicated to producing high-quality and reliable equipment. Doyle manufactures and distributes a full line of vacuum equipment, including coin-operated and free-use vacuums, fragrance machines, shampoo machines, air machines, warm-air blower/dryer machines, and commercial-grade portable wet/dry vacuums. It offers custom design and fabrication services to meet specific needs.

What’s New/Best Seller • Standalone Vacuum Arch System.

Advantages/Features • The Doyle Standalone Vacuum Arch System can be set-up with either a single or a dual arch tube. The arch assembly is fabricated from 100 percent stainless steel and includes a tool holder for each hose (accommodates either a standard upholstery tool or a crevice tool). The trash receptacle is sized to accept a standard tall kitchen trash bag. The arch assembly is designed for the direct mounting of the Doyle Wall-Mount PowerVac, which provides outstanding vacuum performance in a compact package, available in custom colors. The vacuums can be set up with either an on/off toggle switch, a push-button switch with a timer, or for coin/bill/CC operation. The system provides the clean look of a vacuum arch without incurring the costly installation of a large central vacuum unit and all the associated piping.

Contact • Doyle Vacuum Systems LLC,
 4315 Airwest Dr. SE,
Kentwood, MI 49315.
(616) 554-9555.
Fax: (616) 554-9898.