The Soda Works Announces New Operators

In Pennsylvania & Michigan

May 5, 2006, Walla, Walla, Washington: The Soda Works, the Washington state-based manufacturer of soda blasting equipment and materials/media distributor, today announced that Cecil Clugston of Cecil E. Clugston Soda Blasting and Bill Stewart of Stewart Soda Blasting have taken delivery of new Buster Blaster mobile soda blasting equipment. Located in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania and Niles, Michigan respectively, these two companies are the newest contractors within The Soda Works growing national network of owners/operators.

In addition to focusing its initial efforts on its automotive restoration business, the Cecil E. Clugston Soda Blasting operation—whose regional business includes southern Pennsylvania and northern Maryland— is also in the throes of an exciting project restoring the original luminescence of the Eternal Flame monument for the Gettysburg National Military Park.

With a key location close to Lake Michigan and plans to service marinas and private boat owners from Michigan City to Holland, Michigan, Stewart Soda Blasting is focusing first on marine applications, with a growing emphasis on automotive restoration following close behind. The company will service additional demand from additional markets as necessary.

Part of The Soda Works East Coast regional sales structure, Clugston Soda Blasting purchased its Buster Blaster unit from East Coast Sales Director, Stacey Stone of Chesapeake Soda Clean in Arnold, Maryland. In addition to selling, training and providing after sales support, Mr. Stone warehouses Natrium, the leading soda product used in the blasting process. His web site is; he can be reached at 410-271-2652 (tel) / 410-349-0197 (fax) and email,

In addition to its marine uses, soda blasting cleans all types of delicate equipment and surfaces, eliminating sanding, soaking, scrubbing and as a replacement for destructive abrasive sand blasting. It is gaining in popularity for stripping antique cars, trucks, trailers, containers, heavy equipment; graffiti removal, surface rust removal and stain elimination. It is also used to clean wood and masonry, remove grease and oil, clean aluminum and stainless steel, sanitize food processors, and for mold remediation and fire restoration.

Cecil E. Clugston Soda Blasting is located at 1485 Park Terrace Drive, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201. Telephone 717-816-7672. Email is

The Soda Works is the only national manufacturer of Buster Blaster, the original mobile soda blasting unit developed in 1997. Soda blasting is applicable to automotive, food processing, marine, road and highway maintenance and any other category where high pressure techniques are required. The Soda Works distributes Natrium—the preferred soda blast media—as well. It is a subsidiary of A&A Autobody, Inc. and dates back to the Alexander Motor Company, founded in 1937.

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