News

  • ISSA INTERCLEAN NORTH AMERICA

    The KO team will be exhibiting at the ISSA / INTERCLEAN North America, November 4-7 in Orlando, FL.  We look forward to seeing you at booth 790.

  • 28 Apr

    HCA 2014

    HCA 2014

    Come visit us at the HCA Product Show April 29th and 30th.  The show is located at the Prairie Meadows Conference Center Hotel & Casino in Altoona, Iowa.  KO will be exhibiting in booth #111.

  • International Car Wash Association in Chicago

    KO will be exhibiting at The Car Wash Show in Chicago, IL on March 31 – April 2.  Our sales staff will be highlighting two new chemical lines specifically formulated for the carwash industry, so come by and see us at booth #226.

  • KO INTRODUCES INFINITY

    KO Manufacturing, Inc. introduces the all new Infinity™ Blend Center and Infinity™ product line.  This two-part cleaning process delivers an unsurpassed level of cleaning power and show for the carwash industry.  Contact your KO sales representative or download the Infinity Brochure for more details.  More information to follow.

  • SOUTHWEST CAR WASH ASSOCIATION

    KO will be exhibiting at the 2014 Southwest Car Wash Association Convention and Expo in Arlington, TX on February 23 – 24.  Our sales staff will be launching two new chemical lines specifically formulated for the carwash industry, so come by and see us at booth #828.

  • OSHA CHANGES COMING…

    Make sure your company is ready and conforms to GHS.  Here are a couple informative pieces of literature that may help:

    ghs faq

    ghs-timeline

  • 18 Sep

    CETA Bound

    CETA Bound

    The KO team will be exhibiting at the 2013 CETA Powerclean trade show in Las Vegas, NV on September 23-24 at the Red Rock Casino & Resort.  Come by and see us in booth #514.  We look forward to seeing you!

  • KO’S CAR WASH TRAINING SEMINAR

    KO was proud to recently hold a car wash training seminar for over 30 Kum & Go managers representing Missouri, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.  The location of this seminar was at KO’s corporate headquarters in Springfield, MO.   KO covered all the critical aspects of running and maintaining a successful car wash.  These items included chemicals, inventory control, delivery, service, and marketing.  KO would like to thank Kum & Go for their participation as well as Lee Nowlin with Vehicle Wash Systems, Inc. in Tulsa, OK.

  • New Carwash Presoak

    KO has recently released an all new presoak and it is getting great reviews from carwash operators.  Storm™ Presoak is a superb liquid cleaner formulated specifically for carwashing.  This unique blend of builders, chelators, and surfactants quickly penetrates and removes tough road soils.  Storm™ Presoak is ideal for removing tough road film from cars, trucks & trailers, heavy equipment, fleet vehicles, or any other surface that needs a tough cleaner.  This formula is excellent in hard water conditions.  Contact your KO representative or CLICK HERE for more information.

  • Chemical Cost Calculator Now Available

    Attention:  KO Sales Team,  Technical Representatives, and Distributor Network

    Calculating and analyzing chemical costs are critically important, however can be time-consuming and confusing.  Introducing KO’s all-new Chemical Cost Calculator available now online.  This powerful new tool allows KO’s staff and Distributor Partners to calculate the chemical cost per usable gallon and the chemical cost per application for a given product within seconds.  Once a calculation is made, users can simply email or print the computation with a click of a button.  A quick reference chart is also available that displays usable gallon costs at the various dilution ratios that are most common in the car and truck washing industry.  Login to the Distributor Toolbox to access this market-specific tool and begin calculating chemical costs easier and faster than ever!