Window Film Magazine

News Pulse September/October 2023

Oct 13th, 2023

What were’s top stories since our last issue? Here are the hottest topics in the industry: 1 Texas Adopts School Safety Standards that Include Window Film In the aftermath of the Uvalde school shooting, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has proposed new school safety standards, including security film installations. The TEA has now adopted […]

Tiny My Ride September/October 2023

Oct 13th, 2023

Who Should You Train? Have you ever had an employee leave and start a tint shop nearby? Yes – 42% No – 33% I am that former employee – 25% By Joe Doyle The pictured graph is part of an article from this magazine written several years ago by Casey Flores. I liked it so […]

Ask a Pro September/October 2023

Oct 13th, 2023

Are You Really Running a Business? By Mike Burke I talk to many business owners, and I often find myself asking the same question: “Are you running a business, or do you have a job working for yourself?” This is a distinction few small business owners think to make, but it is a critical one. […]

Dear Reader September/October 2023

Oct 13th, 2023

Building a Team By Casey Flores It’s been more than five years since I last worked for Window Film magazine’s parent company Key Media & Research. Now, having returned, it makes something of a case study in what employers can do right. Despite what seems like economic storm clouds in the distance (especially a commercial […]

Success by the Seaside

Oct 13th, 2023

WFCT Sponsors to Display their New Products in Virginia Beach By Chris Collier Virginia Beach, Va.’s, Virginia Beach Convention Center plays host to many events. From September 20-22, though, the facility hosts this film industry’s most popular event: the 2023 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT). The gathering features exhibitors from the industry’s top […]

That’s a Wrap September/October 2023

Oct 13th, 2023

Analyzing the Addition of Vinyl Wraps as a Service By Chris Collier Window film is a perfectly profitable segment, but is there even more financial success to be had? Vinyl wraps represent a valuable secondary revenue stream— and there are various ways to use the versatile product. Combining Forces “You’re seeing a merger,” says Cory […]

Top Dealers September/October 2023

Oct 13th, 2023

The Film Industry Flies Higher By Chris Collier An ever-evolving world demands innovation in safety and security, solar control, style and privacy advancement. Luckily, the window film segment has plenty of answers in the form of growing product segments. Window Film magazine’s 2023 Top Dealers list compiles companies wielding these solutions with great success. NGS […]

September/October 2023

Oct 13th, 2023

Features Top Dealers Window Film magazine’s annual look at which film companies are at the top of their game. That’s a Wrap More shops are adding vinyl wraps to their offerings—see what these owners say to keep in mind when installing and selling the product. WFCT Show Program The entire show program—all here in the […]

Meet the 2023 WFCT Competition Winners  

Sep 22nd, 2023

The International Window Film Conference & Tint-Off™ 2023 (WFCT) competitions featured the world’s best tinters, paint protection film applicators and decorative film creatives. Read below to find out who took home the top prizes ranging from $1,000 to $20,000.    2023 Architectural Tint-Off™ Competition Finalists  First Place: Ricky Miller, Green Valley Window Tint   Second Place: […]

WATCH: Tint Saves Cheating Husband

Aug 30th, 2023

In a scenario most hope to never encounter, a man has emerged as the “ultimate trickster” through a video that showcases his skillful evasion of confession. Even when the situation seemed dire, he ingeniously concealed his lover from his unsuspecting girlfriend.