J.E. Adams Industries Ltd.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
J.E. Adams has been a leading manufacturer of vacuums, parts, and accessories in the self-serve car washing, pressure washing, and mist cooling industries for more than 50 years.
What’s New/Best Seller • Stainless Steel Stanchions for the Mounted Vac System/Central Vac System.
Advantages/Features • Central vacuum stanchions make a statement and draw customers to a wash. J.E. Adams offers these stanchions in stainless steel for its three models of central vacuum stanchions: single arch, dual arch, and no arch. Systems are available with swivel and fixed-arch booms. Commercial no-pay vacuums and pay vacuums are available with stainless steel or lighted domes. Operators can draw extra attention by adding the available LED light strips to the arches.
Systems come complete with matching canopies to provide a shaded area for customers to clean out their cars. Trash cans and mat racks are included with the stanchions and are made of stainless steel. The stanchions are available in red, blue, yellow, and green powder coat. The stainless steel arch includes a quick disconnect coupler allowing the removal of hoses at the end of the day to prevent theft. Each unit includes a hanger that mounts to the pole for easy access and storage of the claw tool.
Contact • J.E. Adams Industries Ltd.,
1025 63rd Avenue S.W.,
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404.
Toll free: (800) 553-8861.
AVW Equipment Company Inc.
Constructed using durable stainless steel, AVW’s vacuum systems are weather-proof and blend into nearly all car wash site designs. They are an example of the company’s business and design philosophy: simplify the design and use high-quality materials to build reliable and durable car wash components.
What’s New/Best Seller • Stainless-Steel Vacuum Systems — Dirtbag Pre-Filter.
Advantages/Features • Custom fit to your site requirements, the vacuum systems provide an easy and cost-effective way to add a vacuum offering to a wash. Available options include a central vac separator or high-efficiency vac motor controlled by a “free vac” push-button actuator box or coin box. The Dirtbag pre-filter expands the performance and reduces the maintenance of any car wash vacuum filter.
Contact • AVW Equipment Company Inc.,
105 South 9th Avenue,
Maywood, IL 60153.
Industrial Vacuum Systems
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Industrial Vacuum Systems is a leading manufacturer of quality, reliable, high performance vacuum cleaners with a full line of coin-operated, free-use, and vacuum arches. IVS manufactures fragrance and shampoo vacuums, air and vending machines, vacuum islands, and canopies.
What’s New/Best Seller • Power Vac Combos.
Advantages/Features • Featuring a shampoo and fragrance option, the new Power Vac Combos from IVS feature a simplified design created from the ground up to be profitable and wash owner friendly. These new combination vacuums provide amazing versatility at an affordable price point.
Contact • Industrial Vacuum Systems,
3611 3 Mile Rd NW,
Grand Rapids, MI 49534.
Toll free: (800) 968-8227.
Erie Brush and Manufacturing Corporation
Beginning in 1948, Erie Brush provides quality, value, and innovation, featuring superior car wash brushes and auto detailing supplies.
What’s New/Best Seller • Super Nozzle.
Advantages/Features • The aerodynamically constructed Super Nozzle is designed for maximum airflow. The nozzle features improved composition of the inner walls while retaining strength and providing increased suction. The product is available in four sizes and two colors.
Contact • Erie Brush and Manufacturing Corporation,
860 West Fletcher St,
Chicago, IL 60657.
Toll free: (800) 711-3743.
Toll free fax: (800) 798-3743.
Clean World Distribution Inc.
Clean World Distribution (C.W.D) is dedicated to bringing the most innovative technology and design to the car care industry. The company specializes in full- and self-serve automated mat cleaners and hi-tech 360-degree swivel boom vacuum systems.
What’s New/Best Seller • Elephant-Vac System.
Advantages/Features • The Elephant-Vac system features a clean and attractive slim design with a unique 360-degree swivel boom system. The boom system offers full-range cleaning of the entire car without dragging the hose on the ground and simple maneuvering and ease of cleaning around and inside the vehicle. The Elephant-Vac is equipped with two heavy-duty, high-speed motors for efficiency and reliability; two large filters for high-capacity use; and a trash drawer for easy maintenance. The vacuum is ideal for both full- and self-serve car wash operations, and can be installed for use by two vehicles. It is available with a bill/coin acceptor and stainless-steel construction.
Price • Available upon request.
Contact • Clean World Distribution Inc.,
28462 Constellation Road,
Valencia, CA 91355.
(213) 480-8899. Toll free: (866)
644-5177. Fax: (213) 291-7696.
Tommy Car Wash Systems
Proven in grueling conditions and varied climates all over the world, vacuum stations from Tommy Car Wash Systems feature stainless steel construction with a curving triangular sunshade design.
What’s New/ Best Seller • Tommy 2.0 Single Motor Vacuum System.
Advantages/Features • The newest Tommy 2.0 vacuum center features a single 4.6-hp motor mounted on top of each station, allowing you to get rid of the big and bulky central vacuum systems for a cleaner and more straightforward design. The single motor conserves energy by only using power at stations that are currently in use. Comes with a 5-year warranty.
Contact • Tommy Car Wash Systems,
581 Ottawa Ave,
Holland, MI 49423.
Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems
Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems, with more than 50 years of experience and installations in more than 75 countries, offers a complete catalog of innovative car wash equipment including tunnels, automatics, self serve, and support equipment.
What’s New/Best Seller • Central Vacuum System.
Advantages/Features • Easily provide multiple vacuum stations with one central system. The system provides ease of use with only one central location to service. The improved producer has larger bearings available in 15-, 20-, and 25-hp. An optional vacuum gauge can be mounted on the collector to monitor the performance of the system. Units feature long-lasting stainless steel vacuum arches with optional cloth shade.
Customer/Operator Support • Worldwide distribution network.
Contact • Coleman Hanna Carwash Systems,
5842 W. 34th Street,
Houston, TX 77092.
Toll free: (800) 999- 9878.
For more than 20 years Mr. Nozzle has been a leading manufacturer and distributor of vacuum nozzles, crevice tools, vacuum hoses, wet/dry vacuums, vacuum hose ends, and many other vacuum attachments.
What’s New/Best Seller • Vacuum Nozzle.
Advantages/Features • Mr. Nozzle’s latest vacuum nozzle combines the functions of both a crevice tool and a claw nozzle. The tool allows the user to vacuum more thoroughly by combining functions. Its wide opening enables strong suction and efficiency for large areas, while also maintaining a narrow shape for hard-to-reach places. The U.S. made nozzles are available in 1.5” and 2” wide versions and six color choices. Mr. Nozzle has a large inventory and in-house manufacturing facility that is able to customize products to meet individual operator needs.
Contact • Mr. Nozzle,
11710 Sterling Ave.,
Riverside, CA 92503.
Toll free: (800) 537-7625.
Fax: (951) 273-7534.
Sonny’s The CarWash Factory
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 • Bendable Vacuum Boom Light w/Cable.
Advantages/Features • The G&G Bendable LED Boom Lights are ideal for a car wash vacuum area, especially at night. Provide your customers and employees with a safer environment with a clean look. Designed for bright, uniform lighting throughout the area, units are available in custom powder coat colors. Features include white LED tube 40-watt brightness; available in 4-, 6-, and 8-feet long; 8-foot power cord cable direct feed; and IP67 rated water proofing.
Contact • Sonny’s The CarWash Factory,
5605 Hiatus Road,
Tamarac, FL 33321,
Royal Palm Beach, Florida
J-KO Company has a full line of mat cleaning equipment. All machines are built and assembled in the USA.
What’s New/Best Seller • Mat Cleaner with Central Vac Extension.
Advantages/Features • The Mat-Vac connects directly to a central vac system. The suction valve is open only when the machine is in use. Automatic and hands free, it vacuums mats in about five seconds.
Contact • J-KO Company,
200 Business Parkway, Suite D,
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411.
Toll Free: (877) 727-6685.
Fax: (561) 795-7473.
North York, Ontario
Eurovac is an industry leader in centralized vacuuming and automotive detailing. For more than 30 years Eurovac has built systems that work all day.
What’s New/Best Seller • Centralized Vacuum.
Advantages/Features • Whether the site has four arches or 40, Eurovac has a system that can meet demand. Eurovac offers a variety of arches and workstations to best suit the facility’s needs and budget. In addition to the arches, Eurovac offers an array of lighting and tool options to give the site a complete and finished system. Systems are available with producers ranging from 5 to 150 hp.
Customer/Operator Support • Eurovac works on a national distribution network. In addition to its distribution network, it employs a team of in-house installers. Eurovac also has support available by phone for any technical questions.
Contact • Eurovac,
44 Milvan Dr.,
North York, ON,
Canada M9L 1Z3.
Toll free: (800) 265-3878.
Doyle Vacuum Systems LLC
Doyle Vacuum Systems is dedicated to producing the highest quality, best performing, and most reliable equipment available on the market. 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. The company also offers custom design and fabrication services.
What’s New/Best Seller • Stand-Alone Vacuum Arch System.
Advantages/Features • The Doyle Stand-Alone Vacuum Arch System can be set-up with either a single- or 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), and trash receptacle 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 by request). The vacuums can be set-up with either an on/off toggle switch, a push-button switch with a timer, or coin/bill/CC operation. The system offers the clean look of a vacuum arch, without the need to incur the costly installation of a large central vacuum unit and all the associated piping — all that is needed is a power line.
Contact • Doyle Vacuum Systems LLC,
4315 Airwest Dr. SE,
Kentwood, MI 49315.
Fax: (616) 554-9898.