Berkshire-backed NCS buys Mondo Products Company

National Carwash Solutions has acquired Mondo Products Company, an Ajax, Ontario-based maker and distributor of cleaning fluids for the car wash industry.

National Carwash Solutions has acquired Mondo Products Company, an Ajax, Ontario-based maker and distributor of cleaning fluids for the car wash industry. No financial terms were disclosed. NCS, a Grimes, Iowa-based provider of car wash equipment, services and solutions, was acquired this year by Berkshire Private Equity from AEA Investors.


GRIMES, Iowa, December 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — National Carwash Solutions (NCS), the world’s premier provider of end-to-end car wash solutions is very pleased to announce its strategic partnership with Mondo Products Company (Mondo), creating the largest direct car wash installation and service company in North America, powered by NCS.

“We are delighted to partner with Mondo, a leading manufacturer of cleaning solutions and the largest distributor of car wash systems and services in Canada,” said Michael Gillen, CEO of National Carwash Solutions. “I expect great outcomes for our customers as we incorporate the Mondo line into our best-in-class cleaning fluids offering under the leadership of Dave Wingert, the President of our NCS Cleaning Fluids Division. Mondo is the preeminent supplier of car wash products across Canada and has an impressive story and sterling reputation. Under the leadership of Robert Devlin, Mondo has developed a formidable market position and a blue-chip customer base. We are thrilled to welcome Robert Devlin, Jan van Kessel, and the entire Mondo team to the NCS family, and to expand our footprint in Canada.”

Mondo, founded in 1970, manufactures and distributes a complete line of concentrated cleaning fluids for the car wash industry and is the largest car wash cleaning fluids, service, and equipment supplier in Canada. Mondo has built its reputation on supplying superior products coupled with unmatched customer service. Mondo’s unique packaging and method of connecting containers together allows for easy distribution, handling, and storage, providing a streamlined and high quality solution for customers. Mondo has also developed a cloud-based chemical management system that allows customers to manage their chemical use for their car wash network directly from a desktop or mobile device.

“I am extremely excited that Mondo Products has joined the NCS Family,” said Robert Devlin, President of Mondo. “This new strategic partnership will allow Mondo to continue to meet the expectations and requirements of our incredible customers and partners across North America.”

“I wish to thank all of my employees for their dedication to Mondo and to our customers,” said Stephen Boston, CEO and Founder of Mondo. “ This is such an amazing opportunity as Mondo starts its next chapter with NCS, the industry’s leading car wash solutions provider.”
NCS has also partnered with some of the very best car wash distributors in North America, including Hi Performance Wash Systems, Auto-Clean, Arizona Car Wash Systems, Complete Car Wash, NuLook, Badger Land, Carwash Solutions, Car Wash Services of Arizona, Big Man Washes, West Coast Car Wash Concepts, Carolina Pride, and CleanEdge. These partnerships have solidified NCS’s dominant market position in profitable solutions, offering the nation’s only direct service network to meet the business needs of car wash operators across the United States and, now on a much larger scale, Canada. The National Carwash Solutions team is very pleased about the new partnership with Mondo.

About National Carwash Solutions
National Carwash Solutions (NCS) is the market-leading service and systems provider to the North American car wash industry. NCS has established the only direct, end-to-end customer service and support network with over 500 service personnel nationwide. NCS offers the widest selection of car wash systems, accessories, and parts under the Ryko, MacNeil, Vacutech, PurClean and TSS brands. NCS also offers a complete line of cleaning solutions with CleanTouch, Lustra, and NCS Vehicle Care. Founded in 1973, NCS is headquartered in Grimes, Iowa, and employs over 1,300 people across North America. To learn more, please visit or call 515-986-3700.