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Update in 3M vs. Mr. Tint Case Due Today

An ongoing court case between 3M and a South Carolina-based tint shop, Mr. Tint, is due for an update today. The case, filed by Mr. Tint against the 3M Company, alleges 3M defamed Mr. Tint, costing the company business after 3M told a school that their results revealed security film used for an installation at […]

Tint World Expands Further into Northern California 

Tint World has opened a new California Location.   The new franchise is located in Concord, California, and is owned and operated by husband-and-wife team, David Vronay and Weiru Cai.  “Embarking on the journey of entrepreneurship with Tint World has not only been a strategic business decision but a pathway to creating a legacy for our […]

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KDX Films Named Ruby Sponsor of WFCT 2024

The 2024 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) is pleased to welcome KDX films as a Ruby sponsor. KDX films is a window film and paint protection film manufacturer with operations in Illinois and China. The event will return to the Sunshine State this year and is being held September 19-21 at the Orange […]

Tint Wiz Named Diamond Sponsor for WFCT 2024 

The 2024 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) is pleased to welcome Tint Wiz as a Diamond sponsor. Tint Wiz is a customer management software platform designed to streamline window tint business operations.  The event will return to the Sunshine State this year and is being held September 19-21 at the Orange County Convention […]

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Window Film Blogs

Trade Tips

By Casey Flores
Editor, Window Film Magazine

Trade Tips A Home Run Window Tint Ad

It was the week before Valentine’s Day when I was served up an ad on Instagram. “How dark is your love?” the nine-second ad asked with a picture of a car in a familiar tinting bay. It was made up by a tint shop local to me in Richmond–a Mechanicsville, Virginia-based Solar Eclipse Window Tinting […]

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 How to Give Feedback 

It’s been said time and time again that in any service-based business, the people are the most important asset to the success of the business. Seeing your employees succeed is probably one of the most rewarding aspects of owning a business. At the same time, managing them can be the hardest part of running a […]

Changing Tides

By Kristy Yelle
Co-owner, Palmetto Protection Films

Changing Tides Look at These Goals

Happy 2024! I hope the New Year has started off great for you and that 2023 ended with a bang! Everywhere you turn, pundits are discussing the economy and how an election year can affect consumer spending. What can you do to help your business when things are outside of your control? Set goals! Setting […]