CHAM EASY came about when founder and inventor, Ray Killen had an idea. Cars have been a big part of his life since childhood where his Dad worked at a dealership.
In his teens, he bought one of the first ’53 Corvettes and now, can hardly remember all the different makes and models he’s owned throughout his life.
Over the course of the last 35 years, Ray has owned several businesses in the automobile aftermarket industry. Throughout that time, he visited many trade shows and swap meets where he observed countless products that were used for drying a car after washing it.
For people that are very particular about the appearance of their car, the most popular of these drying products were the squeegees and the shammys.
His idea was to design a device that worked to leave a spot-free finish by combining the best features of both the water blade and the chamois cloth.
After much research and experimentation to try to determine which type of material would work best, he discovered a unique soft rubber material that not only was delicate on paint, but flexible to all contours. AND it didn’t absorb liquids so it never had to be wrung out. It also proved to be valuable for all kinds of household uses.
And thus, the CHAM EASY was born!
For seven years, Ray hand made and marked each CHAM EASY and personally demonstrated them at car shows, swap meets and home shows all over the country. When he could no longer keep up with demand, he found a way to mass produce the CHAM EASY for the international market.
Cham Easy’s story may sound like others you’ve heard about before. It started out around the kitchen table and ended up a major manufacturing operation. A dream brought to life.
Won the Silver Medal for Cleaning Device at INPEX (Invention and New Product Exposition)