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WFCT 2015 Location Announced PLUS Window Film in a War Zone
We’ve got the location set for the 2015 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off! But first, see what it was like for one dealer to secure all of a nation’s ...
How This Cleveland-Based Tint Shop Has Made it 40 Years in Business
10846106_10152912702811774_3990623632571598266_nIt takes more than being a wide-eyed, passionate entrepreneur to run a business, and John Hansen knows it. The owner of Cleveland, Ohio-based Suntrol is celebrating his 40th year in business ...
Mutoh Hires New Regional Sales Manager for Canada
Mutoh America Inc. has hired Matt Bartlett as its regional manager for Canada. According to a company statement, Bartlett's main responsibilities will be growing sales and brand awareness throughout the Canadian ...
Homebuilder Confidence Down Slightly in January
Though still high, builder confidence in the market for newly-built, single-family homes declined one point to 57, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market ...
Architectural Film Installers Look to Form National Entity
handshakeA group of more than 50 window film dealers convened recently on a public conference call intended to unite regional architectural installers on a national level in some sort of ...

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Film’s Edge

By Casey Flores
Assistant Editor, Window Film Magazine

Film's Edge by Casey Flores Why Are So Many Tinters Such Rebels?

Have you ever had a former employee quit and start his own tinting business in the same area? It seems like chances are, if you’re a tint shop owner, this has happened to you. While I know this phenomena takes place in many industries, it appears to be disproportionately common for window tinters to do […]

Upside-Down Thinking

By Patric Fransko
Chief Marketing Officer, Interwest Distribution Company

Upside-Down Thinking Good is the Enemy of Great

This week, I wanted to share a concept that I learned from Jim Collins in his terrific book Good to Great. The idea is that many businesses get to a point where things are going pretty well and they begin to settle at that level. Precisely because things are “good,” they stop pushing themselves and […]

The Road to Absolute Perfection

By Bill Valway
CEO Absolute Perfection Media

The Road to Absolute Perfection 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Small Businesses

I look forward to the beginning of each year. It gives me some time to reflect on the year before and set goals on what I need to focus on based on what I’ve learned. A lot changed in 2014 for AP Tinting. Our media division expanded, giving me new insight on online marketing strategies, […]

Event News

WFCT 2015 Location Announced PLUS Window Film in a War Zone
We’ve got the location set for the 2015 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off! But first, see what it was like for one dealer to secure all of a nation’s hospitals with security film. Click HERE ...
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 ...

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