News Pulse May/June 2023

June 9th, 2023 by Nathan Hobbs

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

1 Eastman Announces 2022 LLumar SelectPro National Dealer of the Year

Eastman Performance Films LLC presented industry awards to its National Dealer of the Year and regional honorees for 2022. The 2022 honorees were recognized at the 2023 Elite Dealer Conference, recently held in Carlsbad, Calif.

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2 ‘A Whole Purse of Pills’: Letha Miller Lasiter Finds Light With Window Film

Letha Miller Lasiter’s descent into darkness started in 2004 after a near-fatal car accident that led to a broken spine. She spiraled into drug addiction and trouble with the law before finding the window film industry.

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3 Cory Ashby Discusses The Rack Bracket System

The Rack is a bracket system designed to securely hold window tint, paint protection film (PPF) and vinyl rolls. Creator Cory Ashby, owner of Classic Shades in Evansville, Ind., says it’s his answer to fumbling with film boxes between installations.

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4 Hüper Optik and Autobahn Announce Dealer Awards

During the Hüper Optik and Autobahn Window Films Dealer Conference in Denver, chief operating officer David Kratz and CEO Faisal Nazir recognized successful dealers in their network.

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5 KDX Films Hires SoakShield Creator Robert Ohman

KDX Films named Robert Ohman as its newest area sales representative and installation trainer. Ohman was the store manager at Tint World in Missouri City, Texas, and founded SoakShield.

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