Posts Tagged ‘New York’

A Way Out: Owners Detail Exit Plans

Apr 6th, 2022

It’s a scene straight from a horror movie. Invoices, film cores, worn squeegees, unread emails, and a crammed calendar surround your field of vision. You’re a business owner, and it’s time to bail. What’s your exit plan? Where’s the Off-Ramp? “I would love to get a key player on the team that I groom for […]

The Ukraine-Russia War Brings Heartbreak and Potential Business Woes

Mar 2nd, 2022

Denis Pundik was born in the Soviet Union in 1977, 14 years before its dissolution in 1991. He’s the owner of Cape Cod Tint Guy in Cape Cod, Mass. But with family and connections in Ukraine, his mind wanders beyond film after Russia’s February 24 invasion. “I spoke with my buddy, and his wife has […]

NYPD: Window Tint Leads to Arrest of ‘Gang Member,’ 27, with Loaded Firearm on Staten Island

Feb 16th, 2022

Officers pulled Gould over just before 1 p.m. Friday on the 100 block of Jersey Street in New Brighton for excessive tint on his vehicle’s windows, an NYPD spokeswoman said. Click here to read more.

Ziebart Announces Annual Growth

Jan 19th, 2022

2021 proved to be a year of growth for automotive protection services provider Ziebart. The company experienced a year-over-year increase of 40% in retail leads. As for franchise development, the number of profiles received more than doubled during the second half of 2021. The company signed seven new franchise agreements for future stores: Domestic agreements […]

NGS Acquires CHB Industries and Expands Industry Leadership

Jan 5th, 2022

National Glazing Solutions (NGS) announced it has acquired CHB Industries (CHB), expanding its sales and operations teams into the New York and Chicago markets. The acquisition is the first in the company’s history, but more are planned for 2022. “This acquisition is unparalleled in the history of the window film industry,” says James Beale, managing […]

Greatest Hits: 2021’s Top Stories

Dec 29th, 2021

2022 is only three days away, prompting reflection on a year in its final lap.’s greatest hits from 2021 reverberate with variety. Legislative developments, female empowerment, company transactions and philanthropy comprise the industry’s hottest topics. Top Five Stories of 2021 1. New Window Tint Legislation for this Year’s Session—Published on 1/27/21 This year’s most-read […]

Association Dives Deeper Into Vehicle Tint Legislation

Oct 2nd, 2019

Vehicle tint laws impact businesses and vehicle owners across the country. This week the International Window Film Association (IWFA) held two webinars explaining the key things you should know about how different types of laws impact the industry. Darrell Smith, IWFA executive director, began the webinar by going over the current federal laws on window […]

New Bill Proposed in New York

Aug 21st, 2019

New York has a new piece of legislation that could alter the legal window tint allowance on vehicles within the state. The New York legislature will consider making changes to its current vehicle and traffic law during this years’ session. The new bill, also referred to as A8484, was introduced in the Assembly earlier this […]

New Legislation Looks To Shake Up Tinting In Washington and the Big Apple

May 15th, 2019

Two forms of legislation which might impact window film businesses have surfaced in Washington and New York. Both legislatures will consider making changes to current industry laws during this years’ sessions. The legislation introduced in Washington relates to installing safety glazing or film sunscreening materials and was introduced in the Senate. The new bill, also […]

New York’s Tint Law May Change

Mar 20th, 2019

New York’s new legislation could alter the legal window tint allowance on vehicles throughout the state. Its legislature will consider making changes to its current industry law during this years’ session. The new bill, also referred to as S4484, was introduced in the Senate last week. It relates to the “permissible level of rear side […]