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OPW acquires Transchem Group

Transchem expands OPW’s vehicle wash portfolio to include chemical solutions.
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LinkedIn - Mack Ewing with Dad and Grandparents

OPW announced that it has acquired Transchem Group, a supplier of cleaning, water and site management solutions for the car wash industry. Transchem will now become part of OPW’s Vehicle Wash Solutions platform (OPW VWS), which includes such brands as PDQBelanger and Innovative Control Systems (ICS).

Headquartered in Cambridge, Ontario, Transchem offers a variety of chemical and cleaning products including Turtle Wax Pro and Autolux chemistry; True Vue 2 chemical management; ClearWash water reclaim systems; and Soax pressure washers. 

“We are excited to have Transchem join the OPW team, expanding OPW VWS’ portfolio of world-class solutions that helps our customers’ car washes perform better, safer and more sustainably,” says Keith Moye, vice-president and general manager of OPW Vehicle Wash Solutions. “With Transchem, OPW VWS will now offer a variety of chemistry solutions to help drive success for car wash operators around the world. And like OPW VWS, Transchem has been serving the vehicle wash industry for decades with an intense focus on crafting products that help keep people and the environment safe.”

"At Transchem we pride ourselves on building true long-term partnerships with our customers, and we are excited to join a company that shares the same values,” adds Nathan Ewing, president of Transchem. “OPW Vehicle Wash Solutions is the perfect partner to continue driving Transchem's growth and maintaining high standards of customer service for our existing and new customers.”

In a LinkedIn post, Mack Ewing, director of strategic initiatives, Turtle Wax Pro & Transchem Group, who posted a photo with his dad and grandparents, wrote: “It was one of the greatest privileges of my life to work alongside my Grandpa, Uncle and Dad in a family business and we're excited to take it to the next level with the great team at OPW Vehicle Wash Solutions. At Transchem Group and Turtle Wax Pro we pride ourselves on building long-term partnerships with our customers, and we are excited to join a company that shares the same values.”

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