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SONAX Posts Record Sales in Q2 2017 in the United States

INDIANAPOLIS – July 27, 2017 – Vision Investments, the exclusive importer of SONAX car care products in the United States (www.sonaxusa.com), experienced triple digit sales growth in the second quarter of 2017 over second quarter 2016, and was a contributor to overall SONAX global sales growth. SONAX, the German market leader in premium car care products, established in 1950, has distribution channels in over 100 countries.

June 2017 was also a record sales month for the SONAX brand in the US with impressive year over year triple digit growth.  “We are elated with our continued month-over-month and year-over-year sales records,” said Rob McCrary, Managing Director of Vision Investments, the SONAX representative in the United States. “We’ve experienced a combination of brand awareness, US product line growth and strong product performance to create a unique opportunity for sales growth,” he said. CC36, the new coating offered by SONAX was introduced at last year’s SEMA show and continues to aid in sales growth. Several new products will be introduced at SEMA this fall.

Q3 will see the reruns of SONAX being featured season two of Velocity Channel’s “Competition Ready” (airing June 30, July 28, August 4 & 18). Also on Velocity Channel, “Two Guys Garage” featured SONAX wheel care products. “We’re excited to carry our momentum into the SEMA show,” said Jason Whiteley, National Sales Manager.  “We’ll again have a beautiful car provided by John D’Agostino, various guest detailers in our booth as well as a few exciting announcements,” he went on to say.

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About SONAX

Through intensive research and development, SONAX constantly improves and expands its product portfolio. Since 1950, the brand has been synonymous with the highest standard and constant advancement in the car care sector. SONAX is the #1 brand in Germany and a leading brand in Europe. SONAX is an official sponsor of Hoonigan Racing Division and Ken Block. Innovation, keen feel for market demands and excellent product performance have played a major role in the success of SONAX. All SONAX products are developed and manufactured in Neuburg, Germany. For more information, visit www.sonaxusa.com



SONAX Continues Surge; Posts Record Sales in Q1 2017 in the United States

 Media Contact: Lee Ann Davis
317-295-7056
leeann@sonaxusa.com

 

SONAX Continues Surge; Posts Record Sales in Q1 2017 in the United States 

INDIANAPOLIS – April 18, 2017 – Vision Investments, the exclusive importer of SONAX car care products in the United States (www.sonaxusa.com), experienced record sales in the first quarter of 2017. The US SONAX distributor was recently awarded the SONAX “Climber Award for 2016” for largest year-over-year growth of all North & South America distributors. SONAX, the German market leader in premium car care products, established in 1950, has distribution channels in over 100 countries.

March 2017 was also a record sales month for the SONAX brand in the US with impressive year over year triple digit growth.  “We are elated with our continued month-over-month sales records,” said Rob McCrary, Managing Director of Vision Investments, the SONAX representative in the United States. “We attribute part of our growth to the launch of SONAX CC36 Ceramic Coating which has been very well received. We are also seeing an increase in bulk product purchases. Currently we import eight products in the 200 Liter sizes with the ability to not only increase the product range but sizes up to 1000 Liters,” he said.

Marketing efforts continue with SONAX being featured in four episodes of season two of Velocity Channel’s “Competition Ready” (airing April 21, May 19 & 26 and June 9) hosted by AJ Janic and Mike Phillips. Other marketing efforts in 2017 include segments on Velocity’s “Two Guys Garage”, Bloomington Gold, as well as global sponsorship of FIA World Rallycross team Hoonigan Racing Division (drivers Ken Block and Andreas Bakkerud). SONAX will finish the year at the 2017 SEMA show in Las Vegas.

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About SONAX

Through intensive research and development, SONAX constantly improves and expands its product portfolio. Since 1950, the brand has been synonymous with the highest standard and constant advancement in the car care sector. SONAX is the #1 brand in Germany and a leading brand in Europe. SONAX is an official sponsor of Hoonigan Racing Division and Ken Block. Innovation, keen feel for market demands and excellent product performance have played a major role in the success of SONAX. All SONAX products are developed and manufactured in Neuburg, Germany. For more information, visit www.sonaxusa.com.

 



SONAX CC36 Ceramic Coating Microsite


236941_SONAX-CC36_2SONAX CC36 Ceramic Coating has been flying off the shelves! If you haven’t tried it or want to know more, we’ve set up a microsite that you can check out. Click here to view >>

There have been numerous social media postings and reviews on the ease of use and like-glass finish when using CC36. Check out this review from Ivan Rajic from Detailed Image here >> 

This products requires NO special training or equipment! SONAX Ceramic Coating CC36 bonds to paint surface giving providing a glass-like finish but flexible long term protection with exceptional resistance to UV light and chemicals. Also provides protection to aggressive environmental influences such as road salt, tar, and street and industrial pollution. The surface gets super hydrophobic, acts dirt repellent and obtains less maintenance effort due to “Easy-to-Clean” effect. Gives an incredible deep shine with impressive color intensity. 

Check out these two videos:

Watch promotional video here >>

Watch demostration video here >>

Ready to order? Visit our website here >>



Ceramic Coating is finally here!

IMG_3575We are very excited to announce that the SONAX Ceramic Coating CC36 arrived in the United States last week! This products requires NO special training or equipment! SONAX Ceramic Coating CC36 bonds to paint surface giving providing a glass-like finish but flexible long term protection with exceptional resistance to UV light and chemicals. Also provides protection to aggressive environmental influences such as road salt, tar, and street and industrial pollution. The surface gets super hydrophobic, acts dirt repellent and obtains less maintenance effort due to “Easy-to-Clean” effect. Gives an incredible deep shine with impressive color intensity. When properly cared for, provides protection up to one year.

Check out these two videos:

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Watch promotional video here >>

Watch demostration video here >>

Ready to order? Visit our website here >>

 

 

 

 



SONAX Posts Record Sales in 2016 in the United States

Media Contact: Lee Ann Davis

317-295-7056

leeann@sonaxusa.com

SONAX Posts Record Sales in 2016 in the United States 

INDIANAPOLIS – Jan. 31, 2017 – Vision Investments, the exclusive importer of SONAX car care products in the United States (www.sonaxusa.com), experienced record sales in 2016, growing 23% over 2015. SONAX, the German market leader in premium car care products, established in 1950, has distribution channels in over 100 countries.

“We are pleased at our year-over-year continued growth,” said Rob McCrary, Managing Director of Vision Investments, the SONAX representative in the United States. “Our products continue to be in demand in the detailing industry in the US, thus enabling us to offer an ever-expanding product line,” he added. In 2016, the company increased the product line offer by over 25%. SONAX Germany produces over 500 chemical products.

SONAX will again be a Platinum Sponsor of season two of Velocity channel’s Competition Ready as well as participating in many industry events. SONAX plans to debut their latest product CC36 at the 2017 Detail Fest March 18-19 in Palm Beach. “CC36 is a ceramic coating that was introduced at SEMA 2016. CC36 is a revolutionary ceramic coating for both the enthusiast as well as the detailing professional,” said Jason Whiteley, national sales manager. The ceramic coating does not require special lighting or ventilation like traditional coatings and, when properly cared for, provides up to 36 months of hydrophobic protection.

 

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About SONAX

Through intensive research and development, SONAX constantly improves and expands its product portfolio. Since 1950, the brand has been synonymous with the highest standard and constant advancement in the car care sector. SONAX is the #1 brand in Germany and a leading brand in Europe. SONAX is an official sponsor of Hoonigan Racing Division and Ken Block. Innovation, keen feel for market demands and excellent product performance have played a major role in the success of SONAX. All SONAX products are developed and manufactured in Neuburg, Germany. For more information, visit www.sonaxusa.com.

 



Mike Phillips Workshop – Learn Detailing from One of the Best!

SONAX_Detailer's Workshop 2016

Space is filling up quick! Register today for October 7-9th, 2016

Mike Phillips, director of training at Autogeek, will be leading you through the detail process and sharing his extensive detailing experience of vehicle care. Joining Mike in Indianapolis will be FLEX North America, the SONAX US Team as well as a session with Dr. Color Chip. The workshop will be held on the grounds of the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the Pit Row Garages! This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to be trackside while detailing cars!

Just a few of the subjects covered:

  • Interior and Exterior Detailing
  • Increasing Revenue Through Smart Client Services
  • Service Menu Efficiencies
  • OSHA Compliance & Personal Safety
  • Multi-Use Products to Save Time
  • And, Gentlemen…start your buffers!….Detailer Competition!

As a professional detailer, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn from Mike Phillips, one of the best, most respected instructors in the detailing business (read his complete bio here). Class size is limited so register early to ensure your spot! See complete agenda (subject to change) here.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOP >>

*event subject to change



Next Episode of Competition Ready with SONAX airs tonight!

SONAX_headerNew Episode of Competition Ready this Friday, May 13th at 7:30pm ET on Velocity!

On this episode of COMPETITION READY, famed hot rod artisan and builder, TROY LADD of Hollywood Hotrods in Burbank, California calls Bob and Mike to help him finish his ’32 Roadster Pickup truck in time for the GRAND NATIONAL ROADSTER SHOW.  The build has been intense and hasn’t left Troy the time to give his creation the proper shine—so Mike and his team of surface technicians are swooping in at the last minute, taking over Troy’s shop in the 11th hour to get the ’32 ready—and hopefully selected as AMERICA’S MOST BEAUTIFUL ROADSTER.



2016 Detail Workshop Sponsored by FLEX & SONAX

SONAX_Detailer's Workshop 2016

NEW DATES: October 7-9th, 2016

Mike Phillips, director of training at Autogeek, will be leading you through the detail process and sharing his extensive detailing experience of vehicle care. Joining Mike in Indianapolis will be FLEX North America, the SONAX US Team as well as a session with Dr. Color Chip. The workshop will be held on the grounds of the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the Pit Row Garages! This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to be trackside while detailing cars!

Just a few of the subjects covered:

  • Interior and Exterior Detailing
  • Increasing Revenue Through Smart Client Services
  • Service Menu Efficiencies
  • OSHA Compliance & Personal Safety
  • Multi-Use Products to Save Time
  • And, Gentlemen…start your buffers!….Detailer Competition!

As a professional detailer, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn from Mike Phillips, one of the best, most respected instructors in the detailing business (read his complete bio here). Class size is limited so register early to ensure your spot! See complete agenda (subject to change) here.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOP >>

*event subject to change



Demand for SONAX Products in the US Breaks New Records

NEWS RELEASE:

INDIANAPOLIS – February 9, 2016 – Vision Investments, the exclusive importer of SONAX car care products in the United States (www.sonaxusa.com), experienced a 35.7% sales increase in 2015. SONAX, the German market leader in premium car care products, established in 1950, has distribution channels in over 100 countries.

“We attribute our 2015 success to expanding advertising and distribution networks and unmatched quality products.” said Rob McCrary, Managing Director of Vision Investments, the SONAX representative in the United States. “We plan to add 16 or more liquid products and at least 5 new accessories in 2016.” he added. The added products will grow the line in the United States over 25%. SONAX Germany makes over 500 chemical products.

SONAX will be participating in many events in 2016 including Detail Fest at Autogeek, Bloomington Gold, and SEMA as well as open houses at Sweet Cars, Esoteric and many car clubs. SONAX will again be hosting a Detailer’s Workshop in Indianapolis in April of 2016 (details will be posted in the SONAX blog). “We appreciate the participation of detailers that come to the workshop to learn and network” said Jason Whiteley, U.S. National Sales Manager. He went on to say “In addition to market demand, their input contributes which products we import in the U.S.”



SONAX Named “Brand of the Century” for the Second Time

SONAX has been acclaimed “AwardBrand of the Century” for the second time. This cross sector award is presented every three years by a high ranking advisory council of the „Deutsche Standards Editionen“ publishing house to German brands which represent their industry in a unique manner. And we really set the standards in car care products with premium requirements.

In the course of a gala evening in the Loewe Saal in Berlin, the „Deutsche Standards brand award“ was presented by publisher Dr. Florian Langenscheidt to SONAX management exexcutive Daniel Ott and marketing manager Franz Fischer. Awards were given to more than 250 of the most powerful German brands across all industries and they were commended in the new edition of the compendium „Brands of the Century – Stars of 2016“.

SONAX is now in the constellation of „stars in brand heaven“, which have implanted themselves in the minds of consumers through their quality, innovation and image. And this is no surprise, after all SONAX has been developing and manufacturing high end car care products for more than 65 years and is one of the leading manufacturers internationally. The brand that delivers car care expertise is represented in more than 100 countries worldwide.



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