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Bird-Friendly Film Solution Sought for New Glassy Stadium
The new Minnesota Vikings stadium - set to open in 2016 - has upwards of 190,000 square feet of glass.Glass is no new foe to birds, but the ongoing construction of the new Minnesota Vikings' stadium—which will utilize approximately 190,000 square feet of glass in a migratory area—has gotten ...
Ellen Rogers Wins Award for Extraordinary Service to Key Communications
Window Film magazine's editorial director Tara Taffera presents USGlass editor Ellen Rogers with the Holly X. Biller award for excellence.Ellen G. Rogers, editor of USGlass magazine, sister publication to Window Film magazine, has been recognized by the magazine's parent company, Key Communications Inc., through its presentation of its Award ...
NAHB: Upward Housing Trend to Continue in 2015
Crowe pointed out that though construction numbers bounce around month to month, quarterly there’s an upward trend.The economic and housing outlook for 2015 is a positive one, continuing trends seen in 2014. That’s according to a webinar hosted by the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) in which ...
Eastman Completes Acquisition of Commonwealth Laminating & Coating
logo-suntek-transpEastman has added another window film brand to its existing lines with the completed acquisition of Commonwealth Laminating & Coating Inc., manufacturer of Suntek Window Films. The acquisition was originally ...
Kidnapping Victim Found During Stop for Illegal Tint
Dubel was driving an illegally-tinted Dodge Charger, which was the reason he got pulled over in the first place.While there’s much debate as to how states should regulate vehicle tint laws, it’s tough to argue with the results of a particular traffic stop in Twiggs County, Ga. Because ...

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Film’s Edge

By Casey Flores
Assistant Editor, Window Film Magazine

Film's Edge by Casey Flores French Made

Some of you may know that Window Film magazine’s parent company, Key Communications, publishes several other magazines as well. While they differ in subject matter, they all have something to do with glass. Last week, I attended the glasstec show in Dusseldorf, Germany, the largest glass show in the world, on behalf of our publication […]

Upside-Down Thinking

By Patric Fransko
Chief Marketing Officer, Interwest Distribution Company

Upside-Down Thinking Can a Facebook “Like” Hurt Your Business?

I have noticed a disturbing trend occurring with Facebook business pages that I thought would be worth addressing. The trend? Promoting your page in a non-targeted way via a Facebook promotion that is focuses on getting your page more likes. You may think: More likes? That sounds like a good thing! Why would Patric have […]

The Road to Absolute Perfection

By Bill Valway
CEO Absolute Perfection Media

The Road to Absolute Perfection 5 Tips to Becoming a Video Sensation

What exactly does becoming a video sensation mean? It’s when a business uses video to its greatest potential. Anyone can make a video these days. The invention of smartphones fuels the 100+ hours of video that’s uploaded to YouTube  each minute. However it’s not the making of the video, but how you use it that […]

Event News

SEMA Exhibitors Draw Crowds with Unique Displays
At SEMA, every company does something different in order to attract show attendees. From new products to what goes in them, here’s what some companies did to grab people’s attention. Click HERE to watch the video ...
Increase Your Business With These Add-Ons PLUS Ryan Friedlinghaus Talks Tint
Many PPF and wrap companies are encouraging tint shop owners to offer their products as a way to expand customer base. Also, see what founder and CEO of West Coast Customs Ryan Friedlinghaus about how ...

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