Industry News

XPEL Senior Vice President Moreau to Retire

Oct 18th, 2023

After more than eight years with XPEL, Mat Moreau, senior vice president of sales and product, will retire from the company, effective October 31. According to an SEC filing, “Mr. Moreau’s departure is not the result of any material disagreement with the company regarding its operations, policies, or practices.” The company does not plan to […]

Tinters for a Cause Raises More than $27,000 at WFCT 2023

Oct 11th, 2023

The 2023 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) netted another winner beyond the competitions. Between its booth presence and first-ever Race for a Cause 3K, Tinters for a Cause raised more than $27,000 at the Virginia Beach event. The organization raises funds for financial aid to window film industry members. “Thank you to everyone […]

Tint-Off™ Competitor Scores Released

Oct 4th, 2023

Scores for the 2023 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ competitors have been released. Competitors can find their scores for each division here:

Tint World Adds Fifth New York Location

Oct 4th, 2023

Another week, another Tint World location opening. This time it’s in New York with a new Long Island store located in New Hyde Park. Owned by Ed and Yasmine Rosovich, Tint World New Hyde Park will be located at 420 Hillside Ave, New Hyde Park, NY 11040. “After spending almost 20 years in law enforcement […]

Turbo Tint Opens Texas Franchise   

Sep 27th, 2023

Moran Family of Brands, a franchise group of general automotive repair, transmission repair and window tint services, announced its newest franchise location.   Its Turbo Tint brand opened a store in Carrollton, Texas, this week—a suburb north of Dallas—the company’s eighth location.  “We had window tint installed on several cars a few years ago and discovered […]

Tint World Opens Two New Locations 

Sep 27th, 2023

Tint World continues its rapid expansion, announcing two new franchise locations in the past few weeks.   One is in Pensacola, Fla., owned and operated by John and Jennifer Mitchell. The other is in South Bend, Ind., owned by father-son team Geza and Kyle Bruckner. It is Tint World’s first in the state and 30th state […]

WFCT 2023: What You Missed

Sep 27th, 2023

Did you miss WFCT? Here’s the next best thing. Watch a tour of the show floor, see new company offerings and hear from this year’s Window Film Hall of Fame inductees.

Meet the 2023 WFCT Competition Winners  

Sep 22nd, 2023

The International Window Film Conference & Tint-Off™ 2023 (WFCT) competitions featured the world’s best tinters, paint protection film applicators and decorative film creatives. Read below to find out who took home the top prizes ranging from $1,000 to $20,000.    2023 Architectural Tint-Off™ Competition Finalists  First Place: Ricky Miller, Green Valley Window Tint   Second Place: […]

WFCT 2023 Competition Finalists Announced 

Sep 21st, 2023

The 2023 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ competition finalists are as follows:  2023 Architectural Tint-Off™ Competition Finalists  Melvin Galdamez, ClearVista Window Tinting LLC  Jae Lister, Sunsational Solutions   Ricky Miller, Green Valley Window Tint   Craig Pengelly, Craig’s Car Care  Marcus Quintana, Campbell Window Film  Arthur Salazar, Sunsational Solutions  Chris Van Sickle, Tintz & Graphx   Torius […]

WFCT 2023: Seminars Tackle Marketing Strategies and Economic Updates 

Sep 20th, 2023

Digital marketing is a key cog for any business. Patric Fransko, president of Eye Magnet Management, focused on its importance during the opening seminar of the International Window Film Conference & Tint-Off™ (WFCT) 2023.   WFCT runs from Sept. 20-22, 2023, at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Va. The event brings industry […]