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Lawsuit Claims Tint to Blame in Fatal Hit of Teen Jogger
New York State Supreme Court

A lawsuit alleging that window tint contributed to an accident that killed a 15-year-old has been filed in the Supreme Court of the State of New York—and it’s against the driver and the tinter that installed the film. Though a police report that said tint was not the causing factor, Elvia Daniels has filed a civil […]

Window Genie Opens a New North Carolina Location

Window Genie is opening up its eighth location in North Carolina, this time in Fayetteville. The location will be owned by Barry and Mazie Ellis. Mazie says the two complement each other when it comes to co-owning a business. “I’m excited to interact with so many different people every day. I’m a people person, I […]

Here’s What the Industry is Posting About

What are some of this week’s hottest installation photos and best marketing tweets? Here’s what you all put out over social media. Charlotte, N.C.-based Elicit Decisions got its wrap and tint job reposted by Paint is Dead:   #Repost @elicitdesignsolutions. ・・・ @adgraphics_na. One of the best and most demanded colors produced! #370z #z34 #nissan @thewrapsociety […]

Suntrol Earns Veteran-Owned Small Business Designation

Suntrol, one of the largest window film companies in Cleveland, is now recognized by the department of Veteran Affairs as a veteran-owned small business. As such, the company has been added to the department’s database. “Earning the VOSB designation is another incredible milestone for us,” says John Hansen, owner. “It’s truly an honor.” Suntrol is […]

Three Window Tinting Companies Make the Inc. 5000
Tint World experienced explosive growth in 2014. Source: Inc.

When it comes to the fastest-growing private companies in America, three window film installation companies crack the top 5,000. Sykesville, Md.-based Absolute Perfection, Cincinatti-based Window Genie, which provides window cleaning and tinting services, and Boca Raton, Fla.-based Tint World both made the Inc. 5000 list this year. No. 2042: Absolute Perfection For the first time ever, […]

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Film’s Edge

By Casey Flores
Editor, Window Film Magazine

Film's Edge by Casey Flores East Coasters Will Love Reno

The East Coast of the United States is home to some of the greatest cities in the world. The nation’s largest city, the nation’s Capital and the nation’s birthplace all reside in the East, each pulling in millions of tourists annually. With so much to do on the East Coast, why is the WFCT heading […]

Upside-Down Thinking

By Patric Fransko
President, Eye Magnet Management

Upside-Down Thinking Three Steps to Capture an Online Audience

Recently, I was fortunate enough to visit with some Facebook executives on various ways one could market a product or service using their platform. One of the most interesting topics was the idea of the need to create, using Facebook speak, a “thumb-pause” moment. To understand the term, just look at the way we use […]

The Road to Absolute Perfection

By Bill Valway
CEO Absolute Perfection Media

The Road to Absolute Perfection Facebooking for Business

The world of business as we know it has taken a turn to social media, and for good reason—that’s where audiences can be found.  More specifically, “Facebooking” has become part of our everyday life as both consumers and business owners. Because of Facebook’s popularity among people of all ages, it makes for a great marketing […]

PPF Posts

By Jamie Werner
Sales Manager/Corporate Trainer PremiumShield

PPF Posts Are Bad Installations a Result of Nature? Or Nurture?

For me, “Nature Versus Nurture” is all about how to get the best install finish with paint protection film (PPF) and whether it comes down to environment, skills or both. Don’t Get Dirty I just came back from doing some field work in North Carolina where I saw some interesting environments in which installations were being […]

Event News

IWFA to be an Exhibiting Sponsor of the 2015 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™

The International Window Film Association (IWFA) has signed on as an Emerald 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 […]

Exhibition Floor Nearly Sold Out for International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ 2015

The International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) 2015 exhibition floor is just about sold out. A very limited amount of booths are available for the upcoming event, which will be held September 30 – October 2 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center and Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nev. For more information on sponsoring and […]

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