Our Story:

A 70 year tradition that transcends generations.

GLIPTONE© car wax has been a New York tradition of quality since 1947. Sold locally, car enthusiasts became to understand that quality ingredients with quality process equal the finest products. As a non-advertised brand, GLIPTONE’s© popularity grew by word of mouth. Satisfied customers were eager to pass on their secret to a durable finish with a deep, rich shine. Today, as then, we continue to keep true to our purpose developing the ultimate quality products for today's paint finishes, without sacrificing the quality started in 1947.

Today the GLIPTONE© offering includes a full line of Professional Automotive Reconditioning Products, Marine/RV Products, Professional Car Wash Tunnel Chemicals and Retail packaged car care products that include our famous Body Gloss©, Wash N' Glow©, Original Carnauba Paste and Cream Waxes, Liquid Metal Polishes, and our world renowned, #1 Rated Leather Cleaner and Conditioner. Gliptone© products are used by top detailers throughout the United States and around the world. The non-chemical, miscellaneous support items you will find in this catalog have been carefully selected and updated. Our distributors and end-user customers have found our selection of detail supply items to be the highest quality and most useful in today's fast paced, results driven detailing industry. Perhaps most famous of this group is the Gliptone© range of premium quality SOFTOUCH© Microfiber Towels.

In recent years GLIPTONE© has enjoyed expansion of both staff and distributors with expertise in all aspects of automotive, aeronautical and marine reconditioning. This wealth of experience combines with a tradition of excellence and a commitment to produce the World’s finest professional reconditioning products. Our staff and distributors remain dedicated to providing ongoing training and support for all end-user customers.

GLIPTONE© has always been a caring organization and has contributed significantly over the years through educational and sporting sponsorships, and fund raisers for numerous local and national charity organizations such as, American Red Cross Disaster relief, "Make a Wish", M.A.D.D. and Toys for Tots. We have also proudly participated in fund raising efforts for the Twin Towers Scholarship Fund for the NYPD ESU and Bomb Squad. GLIPTONE© maintains a commitment to professionalism, environment and industry support through our dedication to Green Chemistry, environmentally friendly manufacturing practices, ongoing support to numerous trade schools to help further educate young technicians on the proper reconditioning practices being used in today’s workforce, as well as membership in many industry trade organizations such as SEMA, AAPEX and ICA. GLIPTONE© products have also been recently appointed as the sole used, endorsed and retailed products at the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum (AACA) in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

If you’re a longtime customer of GLIPTONE© products we appreciate your continued loyalty and support and hope you find this website helpful. If you're looking at the GLIPTONE© products for the first time than we thank you for your interest in our products and remain hopeful that you will give us a try and remember: Try it once, use it forever—that's been or motto since 1947.

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