Posts Tagged ‘Wraps’

From Ditch-Dweller to Industry Diamond: The Jeff Welch Story

May 31st, 2023

Jeff Welch snorted his first line of cocaine in a tent under the stars at Talladega Superspeedway in 1995. He was 21 and his initial deep-dive into darkness was a hazardous leap that lead to two-decades-worth of consequences. Those struggles, however, were not without their rewards. Today, Welch is a successful owner of a Georgia […]

Car Wraps: Are They Worth it?

Aug 31st, 2022

Most of us like the idea of having something shiny and new. This is particularly true when it comes to our vehicles. However, the price of a new car, truck, or SUV today discourages many of us from buying a vehicle only to satisfy that craving for change. Click here to read more.

New Business Owner Makes Wrap Installations Xtreme

Mar 3rd, 2021

The wraps, window film and paint protection film (PPF) segments of the film industry can be rewarding and of interest – even to car enthusiasts. Steve Siques, owner of Xtreme Wraps LLC (Xtreme Wraps), located in Fredericksburg Va., can attest to this as he’s recently joined the industry and has been enjoying the creative side […]

California Film Company Moves to Bigger Location

Oct 7th, 2020

“It’s a big thing for us to move into a bigger location because when you stay in a place for 10 years or so you want to be able to challenge yourself and see your business grow and that’s exactly what we get to do,” said Sid Maharajh, co-owner of Genesis Window Tinting (GWT) in […]

Hüper Optik Makes a Move in the Midwest

Aug 3rd, 2017

Hüper Optik partner Tubelite Distribution has recently decided to purchase the territory rights for the Midwestern United States from Service Group Distribution. Tubelite has two stocked distribution warehouses—one  in Columbus, Ohio, and the other in Indianapolis, Ind., to serve the Midwest. When asked about the expansion, Brandon McCarter, general manager of Tubelite Distribution, said, “Our […]

#WFMstagram: See What the Industry is Posting Online

Apr 19th, 2017

What’s trending in the film industry? Here are some of the top posts on Instagram from the past week. Don’t forget to follow WFM on Instagram, and tag @WindowFilmMag on your latest installations; we look forward to seeing your awesome pics! #WindowFilmWednesday   INTINTZ Window Tinting installed tint on 2017 Dodge Challenger. A post shared […]

#WFMstagram: See What the Industry is Posting Online

Apr 12th, 2017

What’s trending in the film industry? Here are some of the top posts on Instagram from the past week. Don’t forget to follow WFM on Instagram, and tag @WindowFilmMag on your latest installations; we look forward to seeing your awesome pics! #WindowFilmWednesday Sainz Designs shows off one of its latest tint installations, complete with a […]

Xpel Files Amended Complaint against Foreign Competitors

Feb 8th, 2017

There’s a third party that has been added to the lawsuit for trademark infringement that San Antonio, Texas-based Xpel Technologies filed against foreign competitors Carlas International Automobile Accessory Limited (Carlas) and Guangzhou Suizhong Auto Accessories Co. Ltd. (Suizhong), collectively known as “Defendants.” In a recently filed court document, Xpel has added Guangzhou Carlas Car Accessories Co. […]

Customize and Protect Your Ride

Nov 4th, 2016

Wraps and paint protection films (PPF) are making a lot of headway in the window film industry, and the attention those manufacturers saw during SEMA proves it. Interest is always high when it comes to customizing and protecting your ride, and wraps and PPF make it easier than ever. Wrap It Up Avery Dennison has […]

At SEMA, Wrap Companies Want Tinters’ Business

Nov 6th, 2014

In the automotive restyling section of the SEMA show, vehicle wrap and window film exhibitors are placed side-by-side, each aggressively courting the other’s customers.