OPW Acquires Transchem Group

OPW Acquires Transchem Group

Transchem expands OPW’s vehicle wash portfolio to include chemical solutions.

Hamilton, Ohio – OPW announced that it has acquired Transchem Group (“Transchem”), one of the largest suppliers of cleaning, water and site management solutions for the carwash industry. Transchem will now become part of OPW’s Vehicle Wash Solutions platform (“OPW VWS”), which also includes renowned brands like PDQ, Belanger and Innovative Control Systems (“ICS”).

Headquartered in Cambridge, Ontario, Transchem offers a variety of chemical and cleaning products including premium brands, such as Turtle Wax Pro and Autolux chemistry; True Vue 2 chemical management; ClearWash water reclaim systems; and Soax pressure washers. Transchem also offers private label and custom chemical blending solutions, as well as Digital Mosaic, a proven technology platform that helps car wash operators manage their subscriptions and loyalty programs.

“We are excited to have Transchem join the OPW team, expanding OPW VWS’ portfolio of world-class solutions that helps our customers’ carwashes perform better, safer and more sustainably,” said 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 carwash 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.”

OPW’s portfolio of vehicle wash solutions is one of the most comprehensive in the industry, offering tunnel and in-bay automatic wash systems, payment terminals, process controls, management software, automation systems and now chemistry and water reclaim systems.

“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,” said 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.”

To learn more about the complete range of vehicle wash equipment and payment systems offered by the companies of OPW Vehicle Wash Solutions, visit opwvws.com.

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.




Tanknology largest company in the world devoted to compliance solutions for petroleum systems. If you operate an underground or an aboveground petroleum fueling system, you are no doubt governed by multiple environmental regulations. In our blog, we discuss topics of interest to our industry community; whether it be a regulatory development, our take on breaking industry news, news from our company, or anything else we believe may be of interest the tank compliance community. We hope you will join us in the conversation.


Canadian Choice Award Nominee