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VIDEO: Drunk Driver Crashes into Oregon Tint Shop

On Sunday mornings at 3:30 a.m., Doug Templer is usually asleep. This Sunday was different, however, for the owner of Medford, Oregon-based Sun Scape Window Tinting—as the cops were alerting him that a drunk driver had damaged his business. The Accident “The police showed up to my house and told me there was an accident […]

Hüper Optik’s Dealers of the Year Named
David Kratz and his wife accept Hüper Optik's Synnergy Award for a large market.

It’s that time of year again. Now is when we find out who the top-performing window film dealers were for 2015, according to their respective manufacturers. Hüper Optik USA was the first to announce its awards last week at its annual meeting, held in Las Vegas. Four companies received the supplier’s highest honors for their […]

Eastman’s Yearly Financial Results Up from 2014, Q4 Down

Eastman Chemical Company recently announced its fourth-quarter (Q4) and yearly financial results for 2015. While sales were up for the year, they were down in Q4. “We delivered our sixth consecutive year of solid earnings growth and record cash from operations in 2015,” says Mark Costa, chairman and CEO. “We benefitted from volume growth in […]

PWFDA Hires Director of Communications

A new year means new hires at the Professional Window Film Dealers Association (PWFDA). The organization has appointed Christina Edie as its communications director and event coordinator. Edie will serve directly with the executive board members. She has a degree in business from the University of Indiana and has a background working with non-profit organizations. […]

See This Week’s Featured Social Media Posts

It’s back! Here are some of the posts you put up (and we liked) this week. Murrieta, Calif.-based Tintman shows off his 2015 Infiniti Q50: 2015 Infiniti Q50 with Classic 5/15%. #TintmanOnline #WindowTinting #SoCal #RiversideCounty #InlandEmpire #Murrieta #Temecula #TintShop #shop #Wildomar #Menifee #FrenchValley #LakeElsinore #CanyonLake #Fallbrook #SunCity #tint #windowtint #autotint #ClassicSeries #Infiniti #Q50 #import #importsedan […]

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Film’s Edge

By Casey Flores
Editor, Window Film Magazine

Film's Edge by Casey Flores There’s No Place Like CES

It’s a trade show unlike any in the world. Every year, nearly 200,000 people descend on Las Vegas to attend CES (formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show). It fills multiple convention centers and, if you’re lucky, your hotel, food and Uber ride will only cost 4.1 times what it usually does. What Is CES? […]

Upside-Down Thinking

By Patric Fransko
President, Eye Magnet Management

Upside-Down Thinking Make a Snapchat for Your Business. I’m Not Kidding.

OK, I know that I lost half of you right when you read this blog’s title. Snapchat?! You’re probably thinking, ‘I just started figuring out Facebook and Instagram, now I need to learn about Snapchat?’ Hang with me. There are three reasons you should consider getting your business on Snapchat in 2016. This isn’t a […]

The Road to Absolute Perfection

By Bill Valway
CEO Absolute Perfection Media

The Road to Absolute Perfection Strategic Planning and Business Growth

Do you have a clear vision of where your company is going? If so, do your employees know that vision and feel it like you do? Any organization with goals of growth, efficiency and success has to have a vision. It’s not just about the vision for the individual leadership, but for the entire team. […]

PPF Posts

By Jamie Werner
Sales Manager/Corporate Trainer PremiumShield

PPF Posts Don’t Be Insane

Happy New Year, everyone! This was an interesting year for paint protection film (PPF) with lots of changes in product, brands, and overall awareness. I can honestly say there has been some major growth in our market and it’s because our installers are pushing manufacturers to make things easier, last longer, and to improve overall […]

Event News

Madico to Sponsor 2016 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ in San Antonio

Madico Window Films will return to sponsor the 2016 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT). The event, set to be held October 5 – 7 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and San Antonio Mariott Riverwalk, will include educational seminars, an exhibition hall and the attendee-favorite Tint-Off™ competitions. We spoke with Michael Mancini, […]

What’s New with the 2016 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™?

There have been several new developments this month with our annual three-day international event, International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) 2016. The upcoming show will be held October 5-7 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and the San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas and will feature the crowd-favorite Tint-Off™ competitions, educational […]

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