Research Firm Puts Pricing in Consumers’ Hands, not Tint Shops Architectural Tinting Services have a buyer power score of 3.4/5 and an average price of $8.50 per square-foot installed, according to IBISWorld

    When it comes to architectural window film installation, it’s the buyers, not the sellers who have the power of the purse. That’s according to a recent, semi-annually released report by IBISWorld, a Los Angeles-based firm that specializes in industry market procurement and purchasing research. The report indicates architectural tinting services has a buyer power score […]

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Research Firm Puts Pricing in Consumers’ Hands, not Tint Shops
Architectural Tinting Services have a buyer power score of 3.4/5 and an average price of $8.50 per square-foot installed, according to IBISWorldWhen it comes to architectural window film installation, it’s the buyers, not the sellers who have the power of the purse. That’s according to a recent, semi-annually released report by IBISWorld, ...
Window Film Veteran Lyman MacNutt Passes Away
Lyman-MacNutt40-year window film veteran Lyman G. MacNutt, owner of Solar-X in Sarasota, Fla., passed away on November 12, 2014. According to the obituary, MacNutt passed away peacefully, “surrounded by loved ones.” [caption ...
Madico Releases Window Film Infographic, Video for Consumers
In order to increase awareness of its product lines to the end consumer, Madico Window Films has put out an infographic and animated video. “The infographic [and video were] created to ...
Interwest Distribution Expands, Opens Upgraded Facility in Chicago
As a result of growth, Interwest Distribution Company is moving its Chicago location to a new distribution facility in the suburb of Mount Prospect, Ill. According to the company, the ...
Winter Wonder: Builders Gain Confidence in November
Heading into the winter months, single-family homebuilder confidence is actually rising, not falling. That’s according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), which has builders’ ...

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By Casey Flores
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By Bill Valway
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