Posts Tagged ‘graphics’

Will BMW’s New Technology Compete with Wrap Businesses?

Feb 2nd, 2022

Our world is increasingly digitized. From currency to cars to newspapers, how people pay, commute and consume news continues to evolve. BMW’s new iX Flow concept car possesses technology that allows the body’s color to shift from shades of white, gray and black. The development begs the question: Will the new technology flood the wrap […]

Unfazed: Film Shops Thrive Through the Slow Season

Dec 15th, 2021

The film industry finds itself in the thick of slow season, a period packed with cooler temperatures, varying demand and overall financial uncertainty. Which strategies and services are shops leaning on this fall? WINDOW FILM magazine caught up with owners in Georgia, Tennessee, Maryland, New Mexico and Colorado for a countrywide check-in. “We have to […]

The Same, but Different…

Feb 26th, 2020

So that’s January done and dusted. After the chaos of Christmas and New Year festivities, things are well and truly back to normal – although here at The Window Film Company, it’s always difficult to define exactly what normal is… You see, in looking back over the array of jobs we’ve completed in the first […]

Three Window Film Companies Earn Spots on Annual Inc. 5000 List

Aug 23rd, 2017

Three companies represented the window film industry on Inc. Magazine’s annual 5000 list, which ranks America’s fastest-growing private companies.  Atlanta, Ga.-based National Glazing Solutions (NGS) Films and Graphics, Solar Art Window Film and Graphics headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and manufacturer Scorpion Coatings located in Cloverdale, Ind., once again earned spots on this year’s list. No. […]

Avery Dennison Expands Facility, Capabilities and Appoints New Vice President

Jun 7th, 2017

Avery Dennison is expanding its Fairport Harbor, Ohio, graphics material production facility. The company also announced the promotion of Nick Tucci to vice president and general manager of the company’s Label and Graphic Materials (LGM) division, North America. Bill Podojil, senior business director of Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions, says the company added 70,000-square-feet to the […]

The Difference between Retail and Architectural Graphics

May 17th, 2017

According to Gray Balog, business development manager at HDClear, window tinters have a legitimate pricing concern when they hear the word “graphics,” since the products usually require some out-of-the-box thinking. But, Balog has some advice to help tinters tackle the graphics market, and it all comes down to understanding the two distinct types: retail and […]

3M Commercial Solutions Division Absorbs Window Film Business

Apr 12th, 2017

The 3M Commercial Solutions Division, which houses vehicle wraps and graphics, has absorbed the company’s window film business. The film business was previously a part of its renewable energy division. According to Mark Keesling, U.S. business manager for 3M, the move was due to market trends and an aim to improve sales strategies. “Over the […]