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Tint World Opens 12th California Location

Plenty of sun calls for plenty of tint shops—and California just got another one. Tint World San Rafael, owned and operated by Janet Liang, is now in business. “Drivers and automotive enthusiasts in California have proven their trust in the world-class services Tint World delivers,” Liang says. Tint World’s president says she’s off to a […]

Chris Brooks’ Kauff’s Signs, Tint & Wrap Raises $7,000 for Billy Aiton

Palm Beach Gardens-based Kauff’s Signs, Tint & Wrap has raised more than $7,000 for Billy Aiton. Chris Brooks, owner of Kauff’s Signs, Tint & Wrap in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, worked with Tinters for a Cause, a national nonprofit organization, to host a three-day vinyl wrap training class at his shop in Palm Beach Gardens. […]

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Interwest Distribution to Sponsor WFCT 2024 at Emerald Level

Interwest Distribution will return to the 2024 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) held in Orlando, Florida, as an Emerald sponsor. The film and tool distributor is based in Chicago but has many distribution centers nationwide.  WFCT will take place September 19-21 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Attendees will find […]

Visit Madico’s Plant on the Day Before WFCT 

This is a fantastic opportunity to see window film being manufactured and to walk the factory floor of Madico, Inc., a leader in the window film industry. The tour will showcase the detailed window film manufacturing process, from raw materials to the finished product. Buses will depart from the Orange County Convention Center at 8:30 […]

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Trade Tips

By Casey Flores
Editor, Window Film Magazine

Trade Tips Five Mental Health Measures that Work for Me

What do Vincent Van Gogh, Edgar Allen Poe and in recent years Amanda Bynes have in common? All were some of the greatest artists of their generation and all had notorious struggles with mental health. For the sake of humility and humanization, I will lump myself into the same basket as basket cases. For me, […]

Tint Wizdom

By Erik Devash
Founder, Tint Wiz

Tint Wizdom Winter Downtime? Perfect for a Website Tune-Up!

Winter often brings a slower pace, and what better way to use this extra time than to give your website a thorough check-up? A well-optimized website is crucial for attracting more customers and growing your business. Here’s a simple, yet detailed checklist to help you enhance your website’s performance and appeal. Speed Check: Is Your […]

The Cornerman

By Chris West
Director of Automotive Films, XPEL

The Cornerman The Buck Stops Here

As a business owner or manager, the buck stops with us. What do I mean by that? It means that being able to make decisions effectively is important to the success of our businesses. As a teenager, I remember visiting my father at his office one day. He was the chief financial officer of a […]

The Art of Film

By Matthew Darienzo
CEO, Solar Art

The Art of Film The Worst Thing in Business 

Running a business has many aspects, but none are more important than the people beside you. Seeing team members succeed, develop and grow is a highlight. However, moving on from those who aren’t the right fit is a challenge and, in my opinion, the worst part.  As a business owner, I’ve found this to be […]

Changing Tides

By Kristy Yelle
Co-owner, Palmetto Protection Films

Changing Tides Eight Ways AI is a Game-Changer for Window Tinting Businesses

Window tinting businesses are constantly seeking innovative ways to stay ahead of the curve.  One innovation making waves across the industry is the integration of artificial intelligence (AI). From streamlining operations to enhancing the quality of service, AI holds immense potential for window tint businesses to thrive in today’s competitive market. Streamlining Operations with AI-powered […]