Gallop Brush Company LLC

Imlay City, Michigan

Gallop Brush Company products are designed to enhance the quality and satisfaction of every car wash customer. Its aim is to enhance car wash operations by offering seamless end-user installations and continual product improvements.

What’s New/Best Seller •Clearview Doors.

Advantages/Features •The wind break doors are perfect for full service, flex serve, detail shops, and oil change centers. It keeps the heat in and the wind out, saving on energy costs while keeping customers and staff comfortable. Units feature all stainless steel construction, single phase 110-volt circuitry, are PLC controlled, and easy to install and maintain.

Contact • Gallop Brush Company,
558 Morrice Boulevard,
Imlay City, MI 48444.
(810) 721-7255.
Fax: (810) 721-7257.

Pantron Automation Inc.

Belmont, North Carolina

Pantron Automation Inc. offers high quality photoelectric sensors for applications in the vehicle wash industry.Products include infrared photoelectric sensors, infrared amplifiers, multi-channel amplifiers, and inductive proximity switches.

What’s New/Best Seller •Automatic Amplifier with Built-In Test and Diagnostic Features Paired with Quick-Disconnect Sensor Eyes.

Advantages/Features •Pantron’s photoelectric sensors with quick connectors provide a fast installation and maintenance solution. The sensors are rated IP67 and are designed to penetrate steam, fog, ice, soap, and dirt. Pantron’s automatic amplifier has built-in diagnostic features to assist with alignment of the photo eyes and to pinpoint problems with the sensors.

Customer/Operator Support•Free technical support and application assistance are available.

Contact •Pantron Automation Inc.,
109 Hubbard Street,
Belmont, NC 28012.
(704) 825-4965.
Toll free: (800) 211-9468.
Fax: (800) 293-7530.

Solaronics Inc.

Rochester, Michigan

Solaronics has been manufacturing infrared heaters for more than 57 years and offers a full line of infrared heating products for the auto wash industry including the DoorJet heater that has been installed in numerous washes.

What’s New/Best Seller •Gas Infrared Heaters.

Advantages/Features•The two-stage feature allows the unit to operate in low fire, which saves on fuel costs, when the tunnel is closed and reserve high fire for the extremely cold days or when the tunnel is open during operating hours. The radiant tube system can be used with stainless steel tubes or heat-treated aluminized.

Price •Available upon request.

Operator/Customer Support •The rep locator on the company website helps operators find the assistance they need.

Contact •Solaronics Inc.,
3720 Lapeer Rd.,
Auburn Hills, MI 48326.
Toll free: (800) 223-5335.
Fax: (248) 651-0357.

Proto-Vest Inc.

Glendale, Arizona

Proto-Vest manufactures innovative, high quality automotive drying equipment that has low energy requirements. The dryers can improve the efficiency and profitability of any car wash from an in-bay automatic to a high volume tunnel application. Along with an extensive line of dryers, a variety of options are available for any Proto-Vest dryer including products for noise reduction and energy savings.

What’s New/Best Sellers •Proto-Vest Ultimate Tunnel Heater.

Advantages/Features •The Proto-VestTunnel Heater utilizes the tremendous air distribution already being generated from the drying system to effectively heat the car wash tunnel during cold winter months. The heater helps to prevent frozen pipes, ice build-up, and even eliminate down time. Air is delivered at about 155°F directly to the vehicle’s surface, offering higher drying efficiency while heating the tunnel to approximately 70°F. The unit comes equipped with a control system that adjusts settings automatically to accommodate the outdoor air temperature. The heater is an option for any steel blower housing Proto-Vest system.

Customer/Operator Support •Proto-Vest offers extensive after sales support and access to a wide range of services including custom engineering.

Contact •Proto-Vest Inc.,
7400 N. Glen Harbor Blvd.,
Glendale, AZ 85307.
(623) 872-8300.Toll free: (800) 521-8218.
Fax: (623) 872-6150.

Extrutech Plastics Inc.

Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Extrutech Plastics is an ISO 9001 QMS certified, USA manufacturer, now in its 25th year of providing bright white, easy-to-clean, wall and ceiling panels to the car wash industry.

What’s New/Best Seller •ExtrutchFormo.

Advantages/Features •ExtrutchFormo is a patented, stay-in-place concrete wall form system for high moisture areas, built to stand up to harsh car wash environments. The panels provide a bright white, smooth, non-porous, pre-finished wall for both interior and exterior walls. Panels will not rot, rust, or flake, with widths of 6”, 8”, or 12”, and lengths to 20’. Panels are pre-cutto project specifications and arrive at your location ready for setup. With strong snap together, E-locking edges, panels can be setup side by side without having to lift one panel over the other to connect them, resulting in a bright white, easy-to-clean finished wall that is made to last for many years.

Price •Available on request.

Contact •Extrutech Plastics Inc.,
5902 West Custer Street,
Manitowoc, WI 54220.
Toll free: (888) 818-0118.
Fax: (920) 684-4344.

XpresSystems Inc.

New Prague, Minnesota

XpresSystems manufactures the XpresWash loyalty program based on RFID technology. The solution is great for all types of washes and provides multiple ways to sell wash packages. It works well at both standalone washes and in the convenience store environment, regardless of the wash equipment. Customers can use the program at all of your sites equipped with XpresWash.

What’s New/Best Seller • XpresWash Loyalty Program.

Advantages/features •The XpresWash loyalty program easily integrates with most commonly used car wash equipment and entry systems. There is no need to roll down windows during the cold winter months. Thoroughly tested in all climates including cold Minnesota winters. Easy to use with built-in redundancy. If the Internet goes down your customers can still wash their vehicles. Includes built-in credit card auto billing for individuals and fleet use.

Service/installation •Can be installed in less than a day. Telephone support available.

Contact •XpresSystems Inc.,
407 4th Ave SW,
New Prague, MN 56071.
(952) 232-1066.

Belanger Inc.

Northville, Michigan

Since 1969, Belanger has been a vehicle wash industry leader with innovative designs that deliver differentiated customer experiences and reliable operations throughout its full line of equipment.

What’s New/Best Seller• Belanger’s Wind Door.

Advantages/Features• TheWind Door features heavy-gauge vinyl flaps that form a weather-tight seal to protect a bay against the elements. During cold weather, it helps keep warm air in, preventing equipment freeze-ups and costly potential downtime. The door’s aircraft-grade aluminum frame, zero-maintenance UHMW rollers, and leaded cloth hem ensure reliable, year-round operation. To provide the most installation options, a limit switch, photo eyes, or controller tie-in may activate the door.

Service/Installation• Extensive local distributor network and factorytechnical support and replacement parts teams are available.

Contact• Belanger Inc.,
1001 Doheny Court,
Northville, MI 48167. (248) 349-7010.
Toll free: (866) 488-6635.
Fax: (248) 349-2309.

Carwash Boilers

Medina, Ohio

Carwash Boilers is a one-stop shop for car wash floor and water heating solutions. Specializing in high efficiency products and services which result in higher profits, Carwash Boilers provides site-specific, high-quality, reliable solutions for every budget.

What’s New/Best Sellers •Pre-Plumbed Boiler & Indirect Water Heater.

Advantages/Features •Out-of-the-box and ready to work, this pre-plumbed unit saves space and money.The indirect water heater uses the power and proficiency of the high-efficiency heating boiler to meet hot water demands, offering as much as 20 percent higher efficiency than a direct-fired, tank-type water heater. Additionally, it eliminates the need for an additional gas line, electrical connections, and vent ducts required for direct-fired, tank-type water heaters.

Customer/Operator Support •Carwash Boilers offers the best service and after sales support in the industry.

Contact •Carwash Boilers Inc.,
620 Sovereign Lane,
Medina, Ohio 44256.
Toll free: (888) 316-8514.

Airlift Doors Inc.

Maple Lake, Minnesota

Manufacturing polycarbonate doors and air powered openers for more than 30 years, Airlift Doors specializes in car care applications such as car washes, service bays, car dealerships, oil change bays, salt storage sheds, and vehicle showrooms. Its doors deliver quality that lasts and the convenience of low maintenance.

What’s New/Best Seller • XRS Vinyl Roll Up Door.

Advantages/Features • The XRS Vinyl Roll Up Door is a high-speed, low-maintenance door that features a breakaway design on impact with an automatic reset into the track. The clear panels allow natural light to penetrate and are individually replaceable. A complete weather seal surrounds the door and the components are corrosion resistant.

Service/Installation • Airlift Doors has a strong distributor network across the United States and Canada and works with a limited number of distributors overseas.

Contact • Airlift Doors Inc.,
400 State Hwy 55,
Maple Lake, MN 55358.
Toll free: (888) 368-4403.
Fax: (612) 588-7660.