Founded in 1980, Etowah Chemical offers more than 80 chemical products for the vehicle washing industry. The company provides a range of detergent products, such as paint stripper, Cosmoline corrosion remover, citrus cleaner, liquid spray paper and phosphtizer. It also offers glass, high-foam, car, truck and cabinet cleaners, as well as washer fluid for parts. Etowah Chemical provides Perma Shield, which is designed to penetrate, restore, protect and beautify rubber, vinyl, plastic and wood. The company additionally offers various dressings to protect vinyl, leather and rubber from sun damage. It sells a selection of cleaning equipment from Alkota Cleaning Systems. Etowah Chemical maintains a work force of approximately 65 employees and is headquartered in Gadsden, Ala.