Sonny’s Enterprises announces acquisition of STI Conveyor Systems

Sonny’s, the world’s largest manufacturer of conveyorized car wash equipment, parts, and supplies, announced the acquisition of STI Conveyor Systems. STI is a family- owned manufacturer of belt conveyor solutions.

The complementary nature of the two companies presents substantial opportunity for carwash owners and for product innovation. Both Sonny’s and STI are experiencing growing demand for their quality equipment in part due to their commitment to service and the strong relationships they have with their clients.


“Like Sonny’s, we strive to set the standard in every effort we undertake,” said Robert Stephenson, President, STI Conveyor Systems. “To unite two companies with the same values of providing best-in-class products and experiences for our customers – creates a stronger platform for our carwash clients to increase throughput and revenue.”

“When it comes to a belt conveyor, there is no company that engineers a belt conveyor better than STI. I have always been impressed with the equipment and the team’s emphasis on assisting carwash owners to create a premium customer experience,” said Paul Fazio, CEO of Sonny’s. “The combination of STI and Sonny’s conveyor options provides incredible opportunity for all express, flex and full serve car wash owners.”

STI’s management and staff will remain in place with the factory in Barrie, Ontario, Canada.

About Sonny’s Enterprises

Sonny’s is the largest manufacturer of conveyorized car wash equipment, parts, and supplies in the world. Forward thinking professional car wash investors, owners and operators partner with Sonny’s because of its total offering, market leadership, and deep expertise. Sonny’s education and software products support operator profitability and its conveyorized car wash innovations, parts, and supplies keep customers’ businesses growing.

About STI Conveyor Systems

STI Conveyor Systems is a world leading manufacturer of belt conveyor systems. As a family-owned manufacturer, STI is laser-focused on building the most reliable, durable and maintenance-free belt conveyor system on the market. For more information, visit

Author: Rieneke Kok

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