News Pulse March/April 2022

April 4th, 2022 by Nathan Hobbs

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

1 Losing Labor: Film Shops Discuss Employee Retention

Hiring—and having—a stockpile of experienced installers is on every owner’s wish list. It’s been a challenge for Kyle Fuller of Tint Pro in Warner Robins, Ga., whose workforce diminished by 40% at the start of the year.

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2 Will BMW’s New Technology Compete with Wrap Businesses?

BMW’s new iX Flow concept car possesses technology that allows the body’s color to shift from shades of white, gray and black.

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3 Calling all Customers— Film Companies Cook up Leads

Precision Window Tinting Co. of Clovis, Calif., spent a combined $20,277 on Google Ads in May, June and July 2021. Today, an estimated 75% of the company’s leads are generated from the online advertising platform during summer months. Owner Jeff Spraetz says the ads shift with local happenings.

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4 Taking on Business Ownership

Cheyanne Kahele of Kaloko Tinting in Kona, Hawaii, shares her transition from employee to owner and the many hats she must now wear to build a successful window tinting business.

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5 AP Corp. Acquires Carolina Solar Security

Window film and graphic solutions company AP Corp. acquired Wilmington, N.C.’s, Carolina Solar Security, a certified 3M Prestige Dealer that has served coastal North Carolina for 35 years.

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