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Our Story

Headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Zep Vehicle Care is the largest provider of car wash chemistry to the professional car wash industry. We represent and market the most recognized and trusted consumer brands, including Armor All® Professional, Blue Coral®, Rain-X®, and Black Magic®. We’re dedicated to helping you make money, save money, and make your life easier with products and serviced designed to maximize your car wash success.

Leader in water treatment and reclamation with our New Wave PurClean/PurWater equipment offerings.

Largest sales and service network, with a team of 100+ direct associates as well as 70 distributor partners.

Largest Research & Development team in the industry, with 9 dedicated vehicle wash chemists and engineers.

Unequaled marketing support in the industry offering professional design services and consultation to assist operators in marketing their wash in a professional manner.


  • 400+ service people in our network conducting more than 156,000 site visits annually
  • 13,000+ customer locations washing more than one million vehicles a day
  • #1 market share in professional car wash industry
  • 91+ million dollars of revenue delivered to our customers annually with Rain-X® Complete Surface Protectant
  • Saving customers up to 85% on their water and sewer costs using our water recovery systems

About our parent company

Zep, Inc. is a leading consumable chemical packaged goods company, providing a wide variety of high-performing chemicals and related products and services that help professionals maintain, clean, and protect their assets. We sell our products primarily into the institutional maintenance and cleaning chemicals and services market, with a focus on transportation, industrial maintenance, and janitorial and sanitation. We market our products and services under well recognized brand names, including Zep®, Zep Professional®, Zep Commercial®, Zep Vehicle Care®, Zep Automotive®, and other Zep Inc. brands.

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