News Pulse January/February 2021

August 13th, 2021 by Nathan Hobbs

What were’s top stories since our last issue? Here are the hottest topics in the industry:

1 How Were the Capitol Windows Breached?

The incident at the U.S. Capitol amid the Electoral College certification process devolved into chaos as rioters breached the building, in part, by breaking through the Capitol’s windows. WINDOW FILM magazine’s sister publication, USGNN™, spoke with several experts to find out how window film was used and if the glass performed as it should have under the circumstances.

See page 26 for the full story

2 XPEL Acquires Veloce Innovation

XPEL, Inc. announced its acquisition of Houston, Texa-based, Veloce Innovation, a provider of architectural films for use in residential, commercial, marine and industrial settings.
The acquisition closed on December 31, 2020, according to the company. The terms of the acquisition agreement were not disclosed.

Visit and search “Veloce Innovation,” for more information

3 Moran Family of Brands Adds New Turbo Tint Franchise

Moran Family of Brands, a franchise of window tint, paint protection services, general automotive repair and transmission repair, recently debuted a new company brand, Turbo Tint. And one window film company owner, Greg Goodman, along with his son Chandler, have already converted to the franchise.

Visit and search Turbo Tint,” for more information.

4 New Window Tint Legislation for this Year’s Session

A number of states have proposed legislation that might impact your tint business. Legislatures in all states will consider making changes to current industry laws in this year’s sessions.

Visit and search “New legislation,” for more information.

5 Industry Webinar Showcases Tips On Growing Your Business

“I want to be an open book and share how my business operates and hopefully there will be some nuggets in here that can help provide clarity on the path you’re currently on,” said Jeff Franson, Window Film Depot CEO and president. Franson’s virtual presentation was hosted by the International Window Film Association and highlighted several aspects of having a successful window film business.

Visit and search “Building a business,” for more information.

For the full stories, go to and enter the keywords into the search bar. While there, stay up with all the Window Film News by signing up for our free weekly e-newsletter.

To view the laid-in version of this article in our digital edition, CLICK HERE.

Leave Comment