News Pulse November/December 2020

August 12th, 2021 by Nathan Hobbs

What were’s most popular news stories since our last issue? These headlines grabbed the industry’s highest attention.

1 Industry Veteran Highlights Success with New PPF Product

Legend PPF has been in the U.S. market since October 2019, but we think we can still call it a “new” addition to the market. Its creator however, Dr. Tim Gerasimov, a polymer chemist, is an industry veteran who created window film and PPF decades ago for other industry suppliers. The success of the product so far, is perhaps a testament to the power of social media and good-old word of mouth (for more on the company, see page 12 of PPFMag Fall 2020).

Visit and search “Dr. Gerasimov,” for more information.

2 Convince Customers to Install WF Before Winter

Now is the time to prepare and start marketing to customers the importance of getting window film installed.

Visit and search “Install before winter,” for more information.

3 Sea Cool Window Films Takes on Miami Central Installation

Sea Cool Window Films (SCWF) installed 3M™ Sun Control Window Film, Prestige 40 window film throughout 2 Miami Central, which is a part of the Miami Central mixed use development. According to SCWF one of its goals is to ensure a greener workspace for one of Miami’s newest iconic buildings. (For more on this project see the cover of this issue and page 12).

Visit and search “Sea Cool Window Films (SCWF),” for more information.

4 XPEL Acquires French Distributor

XPEL, Inc. (XPEL) recently announced that it has agreed to acquire certain assets of France Auto Racing, a distributor of automotive paint protection film serving France.

Visit and search “France Auto Racing,” for more information.

5 One Installation Gave This Customer a New Appreciation for Her Home

“Having blinds and papers on the windows throughout your home is not a way to live,” said Randy Humphries, window film installer at Music City Window Tint. “This installation was nothing to think twice about especially after I talked to Dave Croft, Music City Window Tint’s owner, about it.” He explained how a recent window film installation impacted more than just the customer.

Visit and search “Riley McCoy,” for more information.

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