Posts Tagged ‘South Carolina’

Arizona Elementary School Upgrades Security With Film

Jul 19th, 2023

A Prescott, Ariz., elementary school is now a safer place to work and learn due to newly-installed security film and attachments on the exterior and interior windows of the building. Tempe, Ariz.’s, Total Protection Films completed the 1,100 square-foot, four-day project with two installers and a prepper/helper. Project Profile “The school received a construction grant […]

South Carolina Budget Earmarks Millions for School Security Upgrades

Jul 12th, 2023

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster recently signed the state’s fiscal year 2023-24 appropriations bill, earmarking more than a billion dollars towards the state budget. This includes up to $20 million to beef up security at K-12 public and charter school districts. The security products spelled out in the bill are window covers, bullet-resistant glass and […]

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 […]

Creating a Comprehensive Marketing Plan

Mar 22nd, 2023

I have blogged about the potential for a recession, diversifying during the off-season and persevering. A marketing plan is one key component in these areas. Every business should have a well-thought-out business plan; a key part of that plan should be a comprehensive marketing objective. The Roadmap A good marketing plan is crucial for any […]

Amended Sea Turtle Act Would Require Tinted Glass

Dec 14th, 2022

Window film just may help save endangered sea turtles. To mitigate the amount of light from commercial and residential beachfront properties, South Carolina Rep. Greg Hembree introduced several amendments to the Sea Turtle Protection Act that states beachfront homeowners should use tinted glass, filmed glass or shade screens on windows facing the ocean above the […]

National Apprenticeship Week: Finding the Future of the Film Industry

Nov 16th, 2022

This week marks the eighth annual National Apprenticeship Week, a nationwide effort to recognize apprentices’ vital place in the labor force. More than two years after founding Myrtle Beach, S.C.’s, Palmetto Protection Films, co-owners Matthew and Kristy Yelle reflect on an apprenticeship’s significant role in their early successes. The Grumpy Monk “Matthew and I knew […]

Diversifying in the Slow Season

Oct 26th, 2022

Depending on your location, your window film business may have a slower season than others. Here in South Carolina, we have a short slow season, typically in December and January. But in other parts of the country with intense winter seasons, those slower months are likely more prolonged. So how do you keep steady business […]

Hurricane Ian: Florida Film Companies Provide Updates

Sep 30th, 2022

The White House declared a major disaster in Florida over the devastation caused by Hurricane Ian on Thursday. More than 2.5 million customers across Florida were without power Thursday morning, according to NBC News. Many of those in Lee County have no way to communicate yet, but WINDOW FILM magazine reached out to those in […]

Ebb and Flow

Apr 13th, 2022

The past two years have delivered unchartered territory to all businesses, from global corporations to the sole proprietor. Even as consumers, we had to adjust to constant changes, which haven’t been easy. However, the challenges have been more complex for business owners. From shutdowns to employee shortages, supply-chain issues to inflation, how do you adapt […]

Tinting Together—Industry Couples Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Feb 9th, 2022

Operating a film company is a complex undertaking loaded with daunting deadlines and demanding customers with eyes for the little things. It’s a journey full of hills, valleys and the in-between. Ahead of Valentine’s Day, industry couples say business is better together. Love at First Sight Jorge and Brenda Rivera run JR Auto Style together […]