Window Film Magazine

Eastman Names National, Regional Dealers of the Year

Mar 6th, 2024

It’s annual dealer meeting season, and next to get accolades for 2023 is team Eastman. The company held its 2024 Elite Dealer Conference last week in Amelia Island, Florida, and named Jason Yancer, owner of Sunbusters Window Tinting in Austin, Texas as its 2023 National Dealer of the Year. The gathering was made up of […]

Madico Inc. to Return as Ruby Sponsor of WFCT 2024

Mar 6th, 2024

The 2024 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) is pleased to welcome Madico Inc. as a Ruby sponsor. Madico is a window film and paint protection film manufacturer based in Pinellas Park, Florida. It is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of window film, coating, metalizing, and laminate solutions. The company, established in 1903, […]

IWFA Issues Clarification on How to State IR Rejection Values

Jan 24th, 2024

The International Window Film Association (IWFA) is doing a bit of housekeeping regarding how its members market window film.  In a message to all of its manufacturer, dealer and distributor members, the association wants to clarify how its members should tout a film’s infrared rejection market film’s ability to block infrared values to consumers.   “Consumers […]

Tint World Opens New Georgia Location

Nov 29th, 2023

Tint World continues its rapid expansion with a new location in Georgia. Owned by Antonio Mattei, the Tyrone, Ga.-based location is the state’s ninth. “The team here at Tint World Tyrone is committed to providing high-quality products, trusted service and true value to customers throughout Fayette County and the greater Atlanta area,” Mattei says. Tint […]

First Photos of a Tesla In-House Wrap Job Emerge

Nov 22nd, 2023

People can now judge Tesla’s in-house color paint protection film (PPF) installation capabilities for themselves. Photos of a newly wrapped Tesla on which the installation was done at a Tesla facility have been making the rounds on X, formerly twitter. Tesla’s  PPF program was announced one month ago with full-body installation ranging from $5,000 to […]

XPEL Senior Vice President Moreau to Retire

Oct 18th, 2023

After more than eight years with XPEL, Mat Moreau, senior vice president of sales and product, will retire from the company, effective October 31. According to an SEC filing, “Mr. Moreau’s departure is not the result of any material disagreement with the company regarding its operations, policies, or practices.” The company does not plan to […]

Business 1.0 September/October 2023

Oct 13th, 2023

The Bridge I heard them before I saw them and surprisingly was startled by their arrival. I had been walking through the Fullersburg woods along the Salt Creek in Oak Brook, Ill., and there didn’t seem to be another human anywhere to be found … until they came along. I regularly walk these woods and […]

On the Horizon September/October 2023

Oct 13th, 2023

September 20-22, 2023 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ 2023 Virginia Beach, Va. Sponsored by Window Film and PPF magazines September 20-22, 2023 Auto Glass Week™ 2023 Includes the OE and aftermarket automotive glass repair and replacement, calibration and customer service representative competitions. Virginia Beach, Va. Co-sponsored by AGSC™, NWRD and AGRR™/™ September […]

Open 24/7 September/October 2023

Oct 13th, 2023

Talking Windshield Protection Understanding the Developments and Opportunities in Window Protection Film Think about how you got your start in this industry. You may have been a car tinter who diversified to paint protection film (PPF) and eventually ceramic coatings. Maybe you even dabbled with color-change vinyl wraps. With just a few product categories, you’re […]

Film Stars September/October 2023

Oct 13th, 2023

A Middle Georgia Masterpiece Kyle Fuller’s Story Nitrous canisters, wheels and a fresh coat of paint. Kyle Fuller grew up around all of them, modifying model cars. He was never short on upgrade options, and those options expanded—literally and figuratively—with time. A Young Gearhead “I started as a window tint installer when I was 15 […]