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To Wrap or Not to Wrap, That is the Question
Jamie Werner

Have you ever asked yourself, “What do other installers do?” This topic could range from prices they charge to the amount of coverage they offer. With so many different types of paint protection film (PPF) markets in the United States, there is no consistent answer for any of these questions. What installers are doing and […]

Tint World Opens a New Georgia Location

Automotive accessory and window tinting franchise Tint World has opened a new location in another city. The new Duluth, Ga., 3.200-square-foot site will be owned and operated by Eddie Kim, an industry veteran and father to the 2014 Tint-Off winner Yohan Kim. “As a 40 year veteran, Eddie’s all-new store is a true asset to […]

Security Film Holds Glass in Place at Chattanooga Shooting Site
An FBI investigator investigates the scene of a shooting outside a military recruiting center on Friday, July 17, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez of Hixson, Tenn., attacked two military facilities on Thursday, in a shooting rampage that killed four Marines. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Eleven years ago, Matthew Smith, owner of the Window Tinting Company in Chattanooga, Tenn., installed security window film on the city’s armed forces center, hoping it’d never have to get used. “I’ve done a lot of security film and I always thing to myself ‘I don’t ever want this stuff to be tested,’” he says. […]

Window Film Depot Receives 3M’s Top National Award

For the second time, 3M has awarded the Window Film Depot its top national award. The Marietta, Ga.-based national sales and installation business, earned the top spot in 2014 due to its total sales volume, year-over-year growth and partnership with 3M. “Window Film Depot had an outstanding year. They bring a lot of value to the […]

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Film’s Edge

By Casey Flores
Editor, Window Film Magazine

Film's Edge by Casey Flores Do You Even Brand, Bro?

In college, I took a graphic design class that kept me up at night—not because of the academic difficulty, but because my professor devoted a portion of the class to the art of branding. Many of the points he made were simply brilliant. He started by going through the history and evolution of the term, […]

Upside-Down Thinking

By Patric Fransko
President, Eye Magnet Management

Upside-Down Thinking Market Your Value, Not Your Price

I wish I had a dollar for every time I’ve seen an argument break out between two parties about what one of them was charging for their services. It usually centers around one of the parties feeling that the other party is selling the product or service for too little, hurting the market in the […]

The Road to Absolute Perfection

By Bill Valway
CEO Absolute Perfection Media

The Road to Absolute Perfection Give Potential Customers a Virtual Tour

Having and maintaining a successful business means you constantly have to look at ways to differentiate yourself from the competition. A lot of that has to do with your online presence—and Google just provided a new way to do that. The search site launched its coolest feature for businesses yet, called Google Business View Tours. […]

Event News

Learn from the Experts: What it Takes to Get to the Top

What’s better than one expert speaker to draw knowledge from … five! Join us at International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) 2015, September 30-October 2, and learn from the best in business. The three-day window film industry event will be held at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center and Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nev. […]

Scorpion Window Film to Sponsor the 2015 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™

Window film supplier Scorpion Window Film, has signed on to be a Sponsor of the 2015 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT). The event is set to be held September 30 – October 2 at the award-winning Atlantis Casino Resort Spa and Reno-Sparks Convention Center and will include educational seminars, an exhibition hall and […]

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