About Us

Automotive International, Inc.

The company was founded in 1971 and is completely involved in the automotive industry. Automotive International, Inc. (AI) is a worldwide provider of a broad range of automotive chemicals marketed directly to vehicle manufacturers and through a network of highly successful distributors, independent automotive professionals and a wide variety of Trade and Retail markets. AI’s VALUGARD products are sold throughout the United States and over 20 other countries around the world. AI’s wide range of clients include automobile, truck and trailer manufacturers; vehicle importers/exporters, car dealers, truck dealers, school bus districts, body shops, car washes, detail shops, the golf cart industry, fleets, utilities, government and retail markets.

VALUGARD products from AI are designed to meet or exceed the standards of major car makers worldwide: as well as meeting all Laboratory Test standards such as: SAE J2334; ASTM-117; TT-C-520B; FMVSS302.

VALUGARD products are sold, recommended and endorsed by many major auto manufacturers including General Motors, Chrysler, Ford, Hyundai, Mazda, Nissan, Kia, Mitsubishi, and Heil. AI products are featured in many technical service bulletins issued by vehicle manufacturers and often marketed under their label. The products are 100% employee-safe and meet all VOC requirements. Made from the highest quality raw materials available, VALUGARD products set the standards for environmental protection, prep and reconditioning chemicals, body shop and retail products globally. Customers worldwide have acknowledged AI products as the most valuable tools in their arsenals.

ValuGard Auto Processing, a sister company, processes approximately 7,000 vehicles each year for dealer customers. We do not just market chemicals; we use ValuGard products and systems each and every day to produce the highest level of vehicle appearance for our dealer customers. This experience prompted us to create the PrepExcellence system which certifies professional users from all over the world regarding all issues pertaining to corrosion, and problems such as acid rain, industrial fallout, etc. Many car manufacturers’ Paint/Technical engineers have also attended the PrepExcellence Seminar, which includes:

  • Corrosion Issues
  • OEM Paint Knowledge
  • Paint Buffing and Polishing
  • Environmental Paint Damage
  • Identification and Correction

Automotive International is dedicated to the furtherance of process and education within our industry that will professionalize the practitioners and allow industry wide growth. AI is an ISO 9001-2008 certified company.

We seek business partners, both suppliers and customers, which share our dedication to growth, education and professionalism.