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Houston Tint Shops, Distribution Centers Begin to Reopen After Hurricane

Jul 10th, 2024

Tint shops in Houston are still suffering the effects of Hurricane Beryl, which hit the major U.S. city on Monday. The storm slammed into southeast Texas on Monday, knocking out power to more than two million homes, closing ports, flooding roadways and killing at least seven people. Window Film magazine reached out to multiple window […]

Tint World Grows Executive Team

Jul 10th, 2024

Tint World is bringing in “experienced industry executives” to help manage its growth, according to a company release. J.R. Stocks and Kurt Hurley are the two joining the company—Stocks as the chief growth officer and Hurley as the vice president of marketing. “J.R. and Kurt know what it takes to thrive and excel in high-growth […]

Maxpro to Sponsor WFCT 2024 at Opal Level 

Jul 10th, 2024

North Carolina-based film manufacturer Maxpro will sponsor the 2024 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) at the Opal level. The company manufactures window film and paint protection film out of its Whiteville, North Carolina plant. WFCT will take place September 19-21 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Attendees will get premiere […]

Here’s What We Know about Hyundai’s New Window Film So Far

Jul 3rd, 2024

Large consumer brands have tried adding window film to their repertoire  before—but never by a company as globally recognizable as Hyundai. The almost $50 billion Seoul-based auto manufacturer announced in April it would be getting into the window film industry with its “Nano Cooling Film” product. Hyundai spokesperson Dain Kang says the company chose window […]

Solar Gard® named Emerald Sponsor of WFCT 2024 

Jul 3rd, 2024

San Diego-based film manufacturer Solar Gard® will sponsor the 2024 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) at the Emerald level. The company will also be sponsoring the show floor hangout lounge and is open to all attendees of the event.    WFCT will take place September 19-21 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, […]

Hotel Room Block is Filling Up for WFCT 2024   

Jul 3rd, 2024

Planning to be a part of the International Window Film and Tint-Off™ 2024, (WFCT) September 19-21 in Orlando, Florida? Make sure you are booked in the host hotel to heighten your experience. The discounted-rate room block is almost entirely filled at the Rosen Plaza Hotel. Stay with your colleagues and connect with other industry members […]

Rick Tallman the Revolutionary

Jun 26th, 2024

Rick Tallman says he never wanted to lead anything. The “45-and-a-half” year-old tinter with a deep country accent has gone from a standard online forum commentator to leading one of tinting’s online communities: Window Film Revolution. “I have not always been vocal and never could’ve envisioned myself the head of a large organization of people […]

Two New CoolVu Franchises Open Up

Jun 26th, 2024

Fast-growing flat glass tinting chain CoolVu has opened two new locations, bringing its total number to more 103 since 2022. The new franchise owners of the Savannah-Hilton Head location are LaTosha and Anthony Morris.     The other market in CoolVu’s latest expansion is North Louisville, Kentucky, and its owner is Ron Clarke.   The […]

Tint World Adds Texas Location

Jun 26th, 2024

Tint World is opening its 25th location in the Lone Star State. Owned by Ben Mugi, Tint World East Houston will be located at 12741 East Fwy, Houston, Texas 77015. “Drivers and vehicle owners in the Houston area and throughout Texas continue to seek the premium products and services Tint World is known for,” Mugi […]

Solar Gard® Sponsors THE Place to Be at WFCT 2024

Jun 26th, 2024

In less than 3 months, owners, installers and manufacturers will all head south to connect, collaborate and fine tune aspects of their businesses. Secure your seat at the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) and book your discounted room rate at the host hotel by visiting wfctevent.com. This year, Solar Gard® is sponsoring a […]