Posts Tagged ‘window film’

Eastman Fires Up New European Production Line

Nov 22nd, 2023

Fully integrated window film plants have been hard to find in Europe—until now. In what Eastman Performance Films calls its largest expansion in its history, it has doubled capacity at its Dresden, Germany, manufacturing facility to serve the film market in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The plant previously had sputtering capacity but the […]

Security Film Spotlighted After Thwarting Hamas Attack in Israel

Oct 25th, 2023

What was initially a security film job meant to deter burglars has gone viral for saving 12 people from a Hamas terrorist attack in Israel. In 2021, Jerusalem-based SunShield Group installed security film on a convenience store in Gevim Kibbutz (a Kibbutz is a small Israeli community) as part of a contract to secure all […]

Lahaina Tinting on Loss and Rebuilding

Oct 11th, 2023

Two months after the deadly fires in Hawaii, a Lahaina tint company is still navigating through hard times. Heidi Beltz, owner of Lahaina Tinting, along with her partner Cord Cuniberti, were looking out the window of her hilltop home in Lahaina on August 8 when she saw black smoke making its way toward her. More […]

Tinters for a Cause Raises More than $27,000 at WFCT 2023

Oct 11th, 2023

The 2023 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) netted another winner beyond the competitions. Between its booth presence and first-ever Race for a Cause 3K, Tinters for a Cause raised more than $27,000 at the Virginia Beach event. The organization raises funds for financial aid to window film industry members. “Thank you to everyone […]

Four Window Film Resources You Can Use to Educate Customers 

Sep 13th, 2023

The window film industry is no stranger to skeptical customers and the mission to educate consumers on film’s benefits is unending. Luckily, your sales pitch doesn’t have to rely solely on your word. Several organizations have consumer-focused tools that can help make closing the deal a lay-up. Here are four you might want to check […]

I’m Back!

Aug 23rd, 2023

Nine years ago I started my first job out of college—assistant editor of Window Film magazine. Now I’m back.  We’re in the heat of Tint-Off™ planning (by the way, have you registered?), but I wanted to say a brief hello again for my first newsletter in almost a decade.   Being the editor of Window Film […]

Tint World Opens a Maple Shade, N.J. Location 

Aug 23rd, 2023

Tint World has added another location.   Owners Maurice and Davante Hooks franchised the automotive tint and accessories brand in Maple Shade, N.J.   Davante knew he wanted to work on cars, but “wasn’t sold on anything until I found Tint World,” he says. “Now, I get to combine a lifelong passion with running a business in […]

Making a Game Plan

May 24th, 2023

Hello WINDOW FILM magazine world! Summer is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to up your game! Let’s talk about how you can make your operations smoother, quicker and more efficient. With the right plan, you can save precious minutes on each install, attack more jobs, and make your customers super happy. […]

Which Film Brand Should I Use?

May 17th, 2023

If you’re just starting out or even if you’ve been in the industry for a while, this is a common question. Let’s look into this question and explore some of the best film brands and manufacturers out there. I will also discuss why competition is good for the industry and what you should look for […]

Operating With a Type A Personality

Jun 22nd, 2022

I was a year into running my paint protection film business when my father stopped by to chat after finishing work. I was installing a partial hood, and while we talked, I proceeded to rip the film off and re-do it three times. He didn’t say anything but clearly could see my frustration. As I […]