Posts Tagged ‘Madico’

Window Film Magazine Visits Madico’s Plant in Florida

Feb 14th, 2024

Window Film magazine’s team traveled to Pinellas Park, Florida, for a tour of Madico’s coating and laminating lines and to find out what makes the company tick.

SEMA 2023: Industry Upgrades and How the City and Show Has Changed

Nov 8th, 2023

Changes that were coming are already here—both in the window film industry and at the SEMA Show at large. That was the major takeaway from tint shop owners and supplier representatives we spoke to last  week during the show. What was top of mind? Color PPF If you walked the halls where our industry’s suppliers […]

Hurricane Idalia Takes a Toll on Some Southeast Tint Shops 

Sep 6th, 2023

The first major hurricane of the 2023 season has impacted business operations across the Southeast United States, nearing $20 billion in damages. Some tint shops are feeling the effects.   Hurricane Idalia first hit in Florida’s “big bend” region, the area between the panhandle and Southern part of the state along the Gulf of Mexico. […]

Marco Cazorla Re-joins XPEL

Jun 7th, 2023

Marco Cazorla has re-joined XPEL as a territory manager. Cazorla, who will be responsible for territories in Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas (non-major metropolitan cities), previously served as an installation trainer at XPEL for four years. He says jumping to a sales role has always been one of his goals. “My main objective is to assist […]

Keep it Cool

Apr 19th, 2023

I recently read a post in the Facebook group, Window Tint Stuff, that caught my attention. An installer shared their thoughts about shop owners taking care of employees by investing in air conditioning (AC). This post generated 94 comments and 46 reactions. It got me thinking about my own experiences and the importance of having […]

Palmetto Protection Films to Celebrate Storefront Grand Opening on April 20

Apr 19th, 2023

Palmetto Protection Films of Myrtle Beach, S.C., is hosting a grand opening ribbon-cutting celebration through the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce to celebrate their first storefront location. The event will include a live DJ, home-cooked barbecue and networking. The event will take place at Palmetto Protection Films’ new location at 240 Industrial Way, Suite […]

The Great Debate: Two-Staging Versus Bottom-Loading

Apr 5th, 2023

There are two popular methods for installing window tint: two-staging and bottom-loading. I will talk about the age-old question—which is better? And how do you decide which one is right for you? The Two-Stage Method The two-stage method is a process where the window tint installer does not take apart the door panel on the […]

Madico on a Mountaintop: Peter Yates Climbs Mount Kilimanjaro

Jan 25th, 2023

“As a child, I was always inspired by this mountain and often saw the mountain right from my grandfather’s doorstep,” says Peter Yates, owner of Window Film Systems, a Madico dealer in London, Ontario, Canada. Yates was born in East Africa in 1959, but he didn’t get an opportunity to climb Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro until […]

Trainer Marco Cazorla Joins Madico

Dec 21st, 2022

Industry trainer Marco Cazorla, formerly of XPEL, announced his move to industry supplier Madico. Cazorla accepted the role this December and is gearing up for an official start date of January 5, 2023. Cazorla will assist Madico dealers by advancing their sales processes and hiring systems, in addition to tint, paint protection film and Clear […]

A Sin City Slideshow

Nov 9th, 2022

The SEMA Show is home to an automotive industry propelled by restyling and car care accessories—namely window film, paint protection film (PPF) and ceramic coatings. The West Hall featured dozens of annual exhibitors, and it was a lot to take in. Let’s scroll through my event camera roll and re-live the event in full focus. […]