News Pulse May/June 2020

August 11th, 2021 by Nathan Hobbs

What were’s most popular news stories since our last issue? These were the headlines, all of them related to COVID-19, that grabbed the industry’s attention.

1 Window Film Businesses Adapt During Virus Outbreak

Window film businesses around the country adapted to new information regarding the COVID-19 virus. While some states, like New York and California have been on “lockdown” due to their governors’ decrees that all non-essential businesses to be closed, many are questioning whether or not they can continue to work.

Visit and search “Non-essential business,” for more information.

2 Are You Taking Safety Precautions While COVID-19 is Spreading?

As COVID-19 continued to spread some window film business implemented additional safety practices to ensure their employees and customers remain protected. WINDOW FILM magazine reached out to experts who shed light on what the industry is doing to stay safe.

Visit and search “Safety precautions,” for more information

3 Window Film Podcast: Coronavirus Update

WINDOW FILM magazine launched a podcast series to keep the industry informed on the latest news pertaining to COVID-19. In the first episode, Jeff Franson, president and CEO of Window Film Depot, emphasized the importance of strong leadership during this difficult time.

Visit and search “Jeff Franson podcast,” for more information.

4 Madico Makes Large Medical Supply Donation

Madico Window Films donated medical supplies for many of Florida’s first responders and medical professionals. The company also began manufacturing protective face shields to help further protect individuals from COVID-19.

Visit and search “Madico donation,” for more information.

5 WINDOW FILM Podcast: Two Guests Tackle COVID-19

In this podcast episode there were two guests. Travis Smith, vice president and general manager, at Performance Films & Advanced Interlayers at Eastman Chemical Company, spoke about how Eastman, and its customers, were faring during these challenging times. And the CEO of Graffiti Shield spoke about how the company sprang into action to fill a need in the healthcare

Visit and search “Podcast two guests,” for more information.

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