CPI's Chemical Division was established in 1982 to develop and market Clean Plus Hand Soap. Over the years, Clean Plus has earned a reputation as one of the highest quality, and most widely used, hand cleaners in the U.S. and Canadian markets. In 1987, Clean Plus, Inc. acquired Tarkelp Manufacturing, the respected developer and manufacturer of Tarkelp Hand Soap founded in 1931. Clean Plus, Inc. continues to manufacture and market Tarkelp Hand Soap, which remains one of the best industrial hand cleaners available.
CPI's Publishing Division, established in 1988, serves the general public with printed materials ranging from subscriptions to bound book publications.
CPI's Parts Division began to market its Victory Lap line of automotive alternator and starter repair kits and component parts in 1991. The Parts Division has experienced phenomenal growth in the U.S. and Canadian markets. It is currently the largest producer of starter and alternator repair kits in the automotive market. In 1995, CPI's Parts Division acquired Jimco Maintenance Reminders. The Jimco line has continued to be exceedingly popular with Automotive Mass-Merchandisers under the CPI umbrella.
CPI’s Glass Division was established in the year 2000. Its first offering was Clean Plus Rugged Wypes, a pre-saturated cleaning towel. This product, with its outstanding performance characteristics on urethane based materials, was an instant success in the glass replacement trades: specifically, auto glass replacement. Since its inception, the Glass Division has grown to offer a wide variety of high quality, fairly priced tools, shop supplies and consumables to the auto glass market.
CPI's recently launched Sorbent Division manufactures environmentally friendly, patented sorbent products designed for both the homeowner and commercial applications. With the ever-increasing environmental awareness, this line of products (known as Drip Trap) has enjoyed overwhelmingly positive responses from the marketplace. The Sorbent Division’s products answer many of the key concerns regarding incidental oil spills, including cost, ease of use, and, equally as important, responsible and convenient disposal. To learn more, or to purchase CPI Divisions products, visit the Online Shopping section.