Posts Tagged ‘Commonwealth Laminating and Coating’

Industry Veteran to be Inducted Into Window Film Hall of Fame

Aug 12th, 2022

Veteran window film industry owner Joe Cobbe, president/CEO of Maxpro Window Films, will be the next person inducted into the Window Film Hall of Fame, sponsored by WINDOW FILM magazine. “It’s a surprise and an honor,” Cobbe says. “There’s a lot of folks that have been in this business a lot longer than I have […]

Eastman’s Yearly Financial Results Up from 2014, Q4 Down

Feb 10th, 2016

Eastman Chemical Company recently announced its fourth-quarter (Q4) and yearly financial results for 2015. While sales were up for the year, they were down in Q4. “We delivered our sixth consecutive year of solid earnings growth and record cash from operations in 2015,” says Mark Costa, chairman and CEO. “We benefitted from volume growth in […]

SunTek to Relocate Two Major Distribution Centers

Oct 14th, 2015

Commonwealth Laminating and Coating, the parent company of SunTek Window Films and subsidiary of Eastman Chemical Company, will relocate its distribution centers in two of the largest window film markets in the U.S. The company’s south distribution center, located at 8560 Katy Freeway, Suite 174 in Houston, will relocate to 15110 Northwest Freeway, Suite 130 also in […]

Eastman Chemical Company to Dual Diamond Sponsor WFCT 2015

Jun 10th, 2015

St. Louis-based Window Film Manufacturer Eastman Chemical Company has signed on to dual-Sponsor the 2015 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) at the Diamond level. The event will be held September 30 – October 2 at the award-winning Atlantis Casino Resort Spa and Reno-Sparks Convention Center and will include educational seminars, an exhibition hall and […]

From Skin Cancer to Bird Safety:’s Five Most-Read Stories of 2014

Dec 30th, 2014

It was a good year for window film, but what did our readers pay the most attention to on Was it news about mergers? Tint-Offs? Or birds? Surgeon General Issues Skin Cancer Warning, Tint Shops Respond When government officials speak, people tend to listen. This was the most-read story of 2014 and marked a […]

Eastman Completes Acquisition of Commonwealth Laminating & Coating

Dec 11th, 2014

Eastman has added another window film brand to its existing lines with the completed acquisition of Commonwealth Laminating & Coating Inc., manufacturer of Suntek Window Films. The acquisition was originally announced nine months ago, but just went through today. “This acquisition will help us better serve the broad and diverse customer base for window and […]

Halloween: A Sweet Time for Anti-Graffiti Film Sales

Oct 29th, 2014

Typically October 31st starts off sweet, but it can very quickly turn bitter into the night and the next morning. Smashed pumpkins, “toilet-papered” houses and graffiti are unfortunately much more common place on Halloween than any other night of the year. It’s in the weeks leading up to the holiday that film installers may be […]

Classes Begin at Advanced Film Program

Aug 27th, 2014

One of the window film manufacturing capitals of the world is getting a boost to its workforce with a partnership between public education and private companies. Classes for Patrick Henry Community College’s (PHCC) new Advanced Film Certification program began Tuesday. The program, which launched in April, now has 47 students enrolled. “We are so excited […]

CLC/Suntek to Sponsor the 2014 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™

May 13th, 2014

Commonwealth Laminating and Coating (CLC)/Suntek®, a manufacturer of solar control window films and paint protection film (PPF), has signed on to be a Sponsor of the 2014 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT). The event is set to be held October 7-9, 2014, at the Baltimore Convention Center and will include educational seminars, an […]

Commonwealth Laminating & Coating Inc. to be Acquired by Eastman Chemical Co.

Mar 13th, 2014

Commonwealth Laminating & Coating Inc. (CLC) has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Eastman Chemical Co. “We believe that this merger will benefit CLC’s employees and customers. We have come to know that Eastman values the SunTek brand, the experience and dedication of our global workforce, our innovative products and technology, and […]