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About Transchem Group

Driven by Passion, Guided by Innovation, Delivering Excellence

For over 45 years, Transchem Group has brought expertise, passion, and integrity to the car wash industry. Whether you’re a small operation, or operating around the globe, we can help you achieve your goals.

We craft chemical and cleaning products with the environment in mind. We are committed to reducing the environmental impact of our products, without sacrificing performance.

We strive to grow the Transchem market-share by increasing the success of car wash chemical distributors and operators.


Transchem Group will continue to build on our legacy of innovation by providing industry-leading car wash products, services and tools to our partners through knowledgeable, human-centric service, based on mutual success.

Our Values

We are a family-owned business that prioritizes long-term partnerships over short-term profit. We believe that the success of our business depends on a pursuit of caring for our employees, our partners and our customers through our words and our actions.

We will continue to develop new and effective products, build on our past accomplishments and strive for greatness.


We care deeply about our partners. Everything we do is centered around their success. We aim to provide our partners with the tools they need to grow their business.


We are devoted to serving our partners and colleagues by being dependable, timely, actionable, communicative and always follow through on a task.


Leadership in environmental conservation and stewardship is fundamental to our ongoing success. We endeavor to innovate products that respect our physical environment and adhere to the highest standards in our industry.


Our people are the backbone of our company. We strive to support, respect and develop our employees’ diverse talents, needs and personalities so they can reach their full potential.


At Transchem Group we offer more than just chemistry and equipment. We’re different from our competition, and are leaders in the car wash industry. We believe that what make us unique also empowers our customers to achieve their goals.

Three generations, family operated: we are committed to customers’ success, and our relationships with our customers are paramount. See the difference family makes.


With 45 years of success behind us, we’ve been through the wash, so to speak. Our expertise helps guide our customers’ success, as we address challenges and offer solutions that work for every situation.


We are always trying to discover better ways to solve our customers’ challenges. From our chemical R&D department, to our software designers at Mosaic and our equipment engineers, we know that innovation makes progress for us and our valued customers.


Whether it's through testing every batch of chemistry, maintaining a stocked warehouse, navigating supply chain surprises, or keeping strong relationships with our customers, we pride ourselves on delivering consistency and reliability through all our solutions.


We make car wash chemistry go further with hyper-concentrates. This has many benefits for our customers and the environment: more powerful chemistry, lower dilution rates, smaller containers, less packaging, and a smaller carbon footprint.

Marketing Support

Grow your brand with our marketing support. We offer multiple ways to help your business thrive, even if you aren’t a marketing guru. Our Turtle Wax® Pro brand offers many signage and promotional solutions. Plus, better ways to reach your customers through Mosaic, our software solution that offers loyalty programs and customer interaction.

Brand Recognition

We manufacture the best-known brand in the business: Turtle Wax® Pro. Car wash customers already love and trust the Turtle Wax® brand. Their innovation and excellence in car care for 75+ years. Harness that brand power at your business, plus offer the cleanest, driest and shiniest cars with its premium chemicals.


Many car wash suppliers have changed how they do business, making their customers feel like just a number. At Transchem Group, we offer solutions tailored to each customer’s needs. We are available to support our customers in their success, as we know strong relationships are integral to strong businesses.


At Transchem Group, we are invested in protecting our planet, and are constantly innovating to reduce the industry’s environmental impact. Some of our solutions include smaller, hyper-concentrated products reducing packaging and shipping. Plus, we never use harmful phosphates, ABF or HF. As a longstanding leader in environmental care, we’ve helped establish EcoLogo parameters for car washes in Canada.


Transchem Group offers training services to its customers and their staff to help them sell, install, and use our full range of products and services. We have a state-of-art R&D and Training Facility. We also offer every customer free access to the online Turtle Wax® Pro Learning Center. Whether you’re a novice or have decades of experience, we support our customers’ continual growth in the car wash business!


The Ewings have been synonymous with the car wash industry for decades. Their family business brings a personal, human touch to every aspect of the business, which is a contrast to many of our larger competitors.

Murray Ewing
Founder & Late CEO
Nathan Ewing
Tim Ewing
Executive Vice-President
Mack Ewing
Director, Strategic Initiatives
Eric Brooks
National Service Director
Gerald Patt
VP of Sales and Marketing
Grady Taylor
Director of Sales Canada
Director of Operations, Equipment and Service

Our facilities

of Chemical Manufacturing
of Warehousing
of Equipment Manufacturing

Our History

Transchem Group is a leader in car wash solutions. Specializing in chemical development, powerful equipment, innovative technology, and effective customer support options, we help our valued customers run successful car washing businesses around the globe.


Transchem is formed and founded by Murray Ewing, who developed products to use in his mobile truck washing business. Over time, other trucking companies and industrial cleaning companies begin inquiring and purchasing these products which starts the commercial sale of Transchem products.


Murray sells his mobile truck washing business to focus on Transchem. Murray’s oldest son, Nathan, joins the company, and they begin selling products in the Ontario market. The Transchem product line grows to include presoaks, foaming detergents, degreasers, and aluminum cleaners, and in 1989 Transchem first sells its products to car washes.


Private Label and Custom Blending lines become a major component of the business.


Transchem begins to export car wash and truck wash chemicals into the US market.


Murray’s youngest son, Tim, joins Transchem to learn the manufacturing side of the business and starts producing all products in house. The company continues to experience steady growth in the Canadian and US markets, notably in its Private Label and Custom Blending products.


Transchem builds its first manufacturing and distribution facility, located in Cambridge, Ontario, on Werlich Drive: a 12,000 sq ft facility that the company calls home for the next 12 years.


Transchem partners with Turtle Wax® Inc. to manufacture and distribute their car wash chemical line.


The company outgrows their facility and purchases 4 acres of land on Franklin Blvd. Transchem buildings a 32,000 square foot facility and moves to the new building in November of 2011.


Transchem acquires the Turtle Wax® Pro car wash chemical manufacturing & distributing contract for the North America and Pacific International markets.


Transchem launches the Mosaic Carwash Intelligence Mobile Carwash App.


Transchem purchases KenPro Ltd, which sells and services carwash equipment and manufactures pressure wash and self-serve systems, which are rebranded as SōAX. The acquisition becomes Transchem’s Equipment and Service Division and moves into a 12,000 sq ft facility in Kitchener, Ontario. Furthermore, Transchem begins to plan and add 30,000 sq ft to the current chemical manufacturing and warehouse facility in Cambridge, Ontario.


Transchem launches a new corporate identity and completes a new, 60,000 sq ft warehouse, with R&D, Car Wash Test Site, and Training Facilities.


Transchem launches a reclaim equipment company named Clear Technologies with the goal of reaching 100% water reclaim.


Transchem acquires Turtle Wax® Pro EMEA manufacturing and distribution contract.


Transchem expands its Cambridge, ON facility another 12,000 sq ft, moving its Equipment and Service Division to that location, and opens a new facility in Alberta, Canada.


Our commitment to environmental protection is an essential part of our business model. Our initiatives include projects like reducing packaging, reformulating products, resizing and reconfiguring for pallet optimization, increasing recycled content, and using new material types and sources.
Transchem Group, has also helped establish the guidelines for the Canadian government’s Ecologo Certification Criteria Document for Commercial Car Wash Services.

Come work with us

We’re always looking for the right talent to join our global workforce. As a family-owned and operated business, we take pride in how our employees represent our brand. This starts with finding the right talent and providing them with the training and support they need to succeed.
Our team at ASI finds the product quality and customer experience second to none with Transchem Group products.
Not only do the products exceed expectations, but the customer service and support is fantastic. Our customers enjoy the brand recognition and marketing support and we enjoy working with a family owned business that cares about their customers.
Jeremy Dohm,
President at ASI