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Bar’s Bugs – Our story snap shot low down!

Did you know that our team manufacture and market some of the most trusted names in automotive chemicals as well as offering a wide range of custom products specifically produced for Automotive dealerships and wholesalers!

Manufacturing has been the backbone of both our Australian and NZ companies since the 1900’s and we pride ourselves on producing products locally – supporting local suppliers and industry! Our team are highly equipped to manage all processes of large scale, high volume, high demand manufacturing projects.

Our team combines years’ of industry knowledge with dedication and passion and that’s why our windscreen concentrate is #1 across Australasia. The success of our windscreen concentrate has allowed our team to continuously develop new products, tried and tested locally.

Click here to view new products available through our on-line shop

Our trusted products can also be found in many well-known retail stores, supermarkets and petrol stations as well as being used by many front-line-services.

Click here to view our list of stockists - with many new stockists coming soon!

So what’s been happening over the years...

1940’s  

  • Bar’s Leaks Australia and Bar’s Leaks NZ were incorporated under H.O Wiles LTD and began manufacturing a range of below the bonnet products.

1960-70s

  • H.O Wiles introduced Bar’s Bugs in NZ and AU  – above the bonnet windscreen washer additive.

Late 1980 - 1990s

  • Bar’s Bugs has been keeping St Johns Ambulances and the NZ Police force safe across NZ roads. Part of the Bar’s Bugs product range is used in their fleet’s car servicing programme so when the cars are out on the road, a dirty windscreen is the least of their worries.

Into the 2000s

  • We started supplying the Department of Corrections with Bar’s Bugs Anti-Fog and our Bar’s Bugs windscreen cleaner
  • Our range is stocked and supported by numerous well-known retailers: Repco, Super Cheap Auto, Autobarn, Mitre10, Coles, Cole Express and many more! 
  • We teamed up with the boys at Team U & A. They’ve been trialling our product on their weekend off road adventures and to date…are loving the products!
  • Introducing Bar’s Bugs Sanitiser Range - Who would have thought 2020 was the year of a global pandemic. A frightening and uncertain time for all of us to be grappling with. Not only are we facing a daunting economic challenge but also a health crisis that no one could have planned for. We can no longer prevent this outbreak but manage it as best we can. Under the current climate we have turned our attention to developing a sanitising range of automotive products that are suitable not only for domestic but also automotive and marine use. Our range kills 99% of germs, is effective against viruses, is non-flammable, and uniquely safe on both soft and hard surfaces.

 

Our team are always ready and willing to take on board new ideas and product suggestions – so if there’s something missing from our range or something we need to know about why not let us know! E-mail the team today -

salesaustralia@barsleaks.com.au