News Pulse May/June 2019

August 5th, 2021 by Bryan

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

1 New York’s Tint Law May Change

New York’s new legislation could alter the legal window tint allowance on vehicles throughout the state. Its legislature will consider making changes to its current industry law during this years’ session.

Visit and search “S4484” for more information.

2 Window Film Bills in Utah and New York

Utah and New York have new legislation that, if passed, might impact window film businesses in both states. Both legislatures will consider making changes to current industry laws.

Visit and search “H289,” for more information

3 South Korean Auto Tint Distributor Sues Again

Sae Han Sheet Co., Ltd (SHSC) a South Korean window film distributor, has filed a lawsuit against Eastman Chemical Corp. (Eastman), Commonwealth Laminating and Coating, Inc. (CLC), SunTek Holding Company (SunTek), 2010 Acquisition Corp., and Eastman Performance Films for compensation for alleged defective window film. SHSC claims one of the film’s principal ingredients were removed, making the film a lower quality, which led its business to lose customers and close. SHSC has filed a first amended complaint and requested a jury trial.

Visit and search “SHSC,” for more information.

4 Senate Makes Additional Changes to Tint Bill

Virginia has a few changes in its legislation that will impact companies doing business in the state. The legislature will consider making changes to the current industry vehicle tint laws.

Visit and search “S1174,” for more information

5 Mike Burke Shares Challenges He’s Faced in the Industry

Mike Burke, owner of several Sun Stoppers Window Tinting locations across North Carolina, sheds light on his journey through the industry. His nearly three decades in the window film industry is just one testament to how much he values it. In fact Burke’s found it to be a brotherhood.

Visit and search “Mike Burke,” for more information

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