InterClean Equipment in Ypsilanti Township, a wash system and water recycling company, has acquired Modern Wash Systems and Solutions in Montana, a specialty manufacturer of automatic wash machines for the interior of transportation trailers and containers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The acquisition adds new product capability for InterClean and addresses current U.S. Food and Drug Administration legislation requiring food transporters to regularly clean and sanitize their trailers. The new line also adds to InterClean’s existing cleaning and anti-corrosion solution portfolio for the transportation industry.
“The Modern Wash system is a natural expansion of our existing InterClean product lineup,” says Greg Harvey, CEO of InterClean. “Its automated reporting system ensures commercial fleets are always clean, sanitized, and in compliance with current government rules and regulations. This will greatly minimize operator inconvenience and costs associated with compliance, thus improving our customers’ bottom line.”
The acquisition also continues InterClean’s strategy to offer a diversified line of wash equipment for heavy-duty vehicle cleaning and will enable the company to offer Modern Wash products to an expanded customer base through its sales and distribution network.
InterClean’s trailer wash system has been adopted by food processing and transportation companies throughout the U.S. It is customizable to meet site-specific needs and can be installed on a dock or on a self-contained, moveable stand. The machine can also be equipped with an auto-start feature to eliminate the need for an operator. The rinse and sanitizing cycles can be completed in as few as two minutes for a typical trailer.
Interclean was established in 1985. It designs, manufactures, and commissions heavy-duty bus, truck, and train washing systems as well as other products for markets such as mining, aerospace, and defense.