Wax Research specializes in custom wax products tailored to each client’s specific needs. Owner and passionate surfer John Dahl started Wax Research in 1972 to provide a better surf wax. He makes Sticky Bumps surf wax and controls nearly 65 percent of the annual $9 million in revenue generated internationally by the surf wax industry. Today, Wax Research has expanded to offer a vast catalog of waxes. Products offered include sports wax, casting wax, snowboard wax, candle wax, automotive wax and polishes, leather conditioners, paste wax and much more. The company also sells a wide variety of other products, including sweatshirts, surfboard bags and surfboard leashes.