2010 News Archives

December 23, 2010
- Window Film Magazine Talks to Mike Donnelly
- Llumar Introduces Tint Film Replacement Programme
- Klingshield’s Window Film Protects Mandela’s Home
- Nissan Announces Original Wraps Personalization for NV Commercial Van
- Gurgaon Cops Crack Down on Tinted Glasses
- Illegal Window Tint Leads to Drug Arrest on I-75

December 9, 2010
- Film’d Goes Off the Record at SEMA
- Gulf Coast’s Texas City Sees Easy Energy Savings
- Solar Control Window Film on Skylight and Pyramid Atriums Reduces Heat, UV and Energy Usage in Building
- Vail Resorts Embarks on Multimillion-Dollar Improvement Project
- Add Some Energy Efficiency To Your Portfolio
- No Indictment For Former McIntosh Sheriff

November 24, 2010

- Solar Gard® Releases Results of Environmental Product Declaration
- IWFA Urges Congressional Leaders to Keep Window Film Included in Tax Credits
- GANA, IWCA Release Joint Informational Bulletin
- NFRC Approves Technical Procedures for Attachment Product Ratings
- Bright Idea: How to Block an Ugly View
- Officer Won’t Be Disciplined Over Rice’s Autograph

November 10, 2010

- Trustees of Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland Approve New, $26.7 Million Home
- PETA Wants Smart to Offer a ‘Hello Doggy’ Wrap
- Revolutionary Method of Creating Conductive Transparent Thin Films Discovered By Mistake
- Code of Administrative Violations Amended
- Abu Dhabi International Motor Show 2010 to Mix Regional Reveals and Adrenalin Thrills
- Las Cruces PD Crack Down on Illegal Car Window Tint

October 28, 2010

- Health Benefits of Window Film Continue to Grow
- Roland’s Spanish-Language Website Goes Live
- INDIA—180 Vehicle Owners Fined for Using Tinted Glass
- RUSSIA—Road Police Launch Crackdown on Tinted Car Windows
- DMV Cracks Down on Fraudulent Tint Waivers
- Window Dressing

October 14, 2010

- Solamatrix Acquired by Madico
- 3M to Ramp Up Solar Film Manufacturing
- Llumar Expects Sales to Reach RM9 Million Next Year
- IWFA Takes Part in CEA’s Energy Day Program
- Architectural Wrap Creates Picture Window
- Financial Office Gets Film Makeover
- Former Bekaert Exec Eric Flores Passes Away
- HanitaTEK Hires Carlson as Business Development Manager
- How to Transform a Room with Etched Glass Window Film
- AUSTRALIA- Tinted Windows Could be Illegal
- INDIA—Police to Enforce Window Tint Law from Oct 16
- Darkened Vehicle Windows Ends in DWI Arrest in Vernon
- Sentencing Delayed for Driver who Struck, Killed Teacher in 2008

September 23, 2010

- Senate Passes Small Business Jobs and Credit Act
- FASTSIGNS of Antioch Donates Bus Wrap to Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
- DigiGlass Banks on Window Film
- International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off Sets the Date
- Mark of Three Decades
- How to Weatherize Your Home for Fall
- Window Film Not Approved for Home Hurricane Protection
- Make Your Home… Gorgeous and Green
- NY Jets Receiver Braylon Edwards Arrested for Drunken Driving

September 9, 2010

- Film’d Goes from Zero to Sixty
- Safety Window Film to Protect Home from Storms
- State Rules Limit Darkness of Vehicle Window Tint
- Glass Magic – A Film that Changes What Glass Can Do
- Proposal: State Could Make Its Own Electricity for Capitol Complex
- ‘Green’ Construction
- The Lighter Side of Window Tinting
- Top Five Benefits of Tinting Your Car’s Windows
- SHEATS: Make Sure You’re Treating Your Windows Right
- Police: Driver Distracted by Sex Toy, Video
- MU Reserve Tight End Arrested for DWI

August 26, 2010

- Details Matter to This Florida Tinter
- Riverside Sells Commonwealth; CLC/SunTek Partners with Two New Owners
- MALAYSIA – 3M Malaysia Aims To Open 30 Authorized Car Centers By Year-End
- Smart Window Maker Soladigm To Manufacture In Mississippi
- Spray-On Film Turns Windows Into Solar Panels
- Royal Caribbean Charts Incremental Progress on Cruise Ship Impacts
- Deep Dive: 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL-class
- Cruisin’ to Good Vibrations
- Donation Helps Sun-Sensitive Girl Attend School
- Amtrak Wraps Acela Express With Image of TLC ‘Cake Boss’ Buddy Valastro
- Miami Heat: Believe in Udonis Haslem

August 5, 2010

- Senate Considers Legislation to Give Rebates to Homeowners for Energy-Savings
- Tinter of the Week: Longhurst Loved By Employees and Customers Alike
- Professional Drivers at Risk of Skin Cancer from Sun Exposure
- New Study Links Skin Cancers on Left Side to Driving
- Dermatologist ‘Hoping for Some Feedback’ on Tinted Car Windows Proposal
- It is (More Or Less) a Dry Heat: Can you Fry an Egg in the Las Vegas Heat? We Give it Our Best Shot
- Types and Uses of Window Film
- The Darker Side of Tinting
- LPNET Cracks Down on Drugs
- Deputies Hunt for Man Who Groped Woman

July 22, 2010

- Window Film Industry Battles Misleading Information
- Illinois Vehicle Code Amendment Affects Window Film
- Dillsburg Driver Wins Car Window Tint Case at Superior Court Level
- 3M Available at National Window Fashions
- Window Film Industry Mourns the Loss of Paul Panarisi
- Erickson International Hires New Sale Representative
- Advanced Film Solutions & Vista Window Film Extends AAA Show Us Your Card Program for Residential Clients
- Window Films Can Block Worst of Sun’s Heat
- Ask a Trooper
- Window Tint Leads to Stop, Drug Arrests
- Felony Charge Dropped for Falcons Defender

July 8, 2010

- Window Film Holds While Storms Brew
- Solutia Receives Grant to Invest in Energy-Efficient Building Technologies
- QATAR – Major Mitigation Film Project in Qatar
- UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Tinted Car Windows Come Under the Scanner
- AUSTRALIA – Vic Police Urge Drivers to Reduce Tint
- Tint Now for Summer
- Dillsburg Driver Wins Car Window Tint Case at Superior Court Level
- Officer John Vaughn Retires After 22 Years

June 24, 2010

- Window Film Magazine Presents First Edition of Film’d
- Window Film Included in DOE’s Awards of $76 Million+ for Advanced Energy-Efficient Building Technologies
- Energy Products Distribution Holds Training Events; Hires New Automotive Market Salesperson
- CSU Senior, Wife Buy Window Film Business in Feb.
- Blast Film Goes Up in Yellow Zone
- UCSD Study Looks At Earthquake-Resistant Window Film
- SAUDI ARABIA – Geoshield Opens New Dammam Location
- DUBAI – V-Kool Opens Retail Kiosk in Dubai
- Window Tint Laws in California and Arizona
- How Dark is Too Dark For Auto Window Tinting?

June 10, 2010

- Tinter of the Week: David Wood’s Customer Appreciation Resonates
- U.S. Film Crew Announces Opening of Three New Office Locations
- Barclays Has a Plan to Light Up the Sky
- VUWSA Van to be Sold
- 2 Fast, 2 Furious for Auburn
- A New Twist on the ‘Smart’ Window
- These Classrooms Cooler Places to Be
- Traffic Stop Turns Into Felony Drug Arrest

May 27, 2010

- Solar Gard® Announces its Window Films Produce a Net Reduction GHG Emissions
- Beyond Just Green: BSF Takes Window Film to Carbon Negative Status
- Erickson International Announces New Sales Representative
- 3M Appoints Company Director in Renewable Energy Division
- Change to Hawaii car tinting law
- APD Uses New Technique to Prevent Auto Theft
- Salem’s Civic Center is Getting Re-energized
- Can’t Go It Alone!
- Connections

May 13, 2010

- Bill Vogel’s Efforts Help Keep Solar X Growing Strong
- Window Film Included in House-Passed Home Star Legislation
- Solutia Announces the Acquisition of Novomatrix
- XPEL Announces 2009 Results
- USFC Supplies Safety Film for Area School
- Police Seek Two Men in Bucks Gas Station Hold-up
- Tough Questions About Illegal Window Tinting

April 29, 2010

- Pacific Window Tinting Carves its Own Niche
- Columbia Filters Named National Dealer of the Year During 3M’s Annual Dealer Meeting
- NRA Supports Building Star Legislation
- Security Expert Jordan Frankel Educates NYC Security Professionals on Facility Glass Protection
- Driver Fights Ticket For Tinted Windows
- In the Dark: Window Tinting Law Put to the Test
- Deserving Recognition

April 15, 2010

- Akron Glass Tinting: Ready for Anything
- NatWest Gibraltar Branch Gets A Makeover Featuring DigiGlass Technology
- Sponsored Link: CPFilms Introduces EnerLogic™ Glass Insulation Technology
- UNITED KINGDOM – UK Firms Unprepared for CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme Claims Survey
- Window Tint Aids in Stuart Toddler’s Fight Against Skin Cancer
- State Patrol Checking Window Tint
- Charges Dismissed in Case Involving Fired Golden Meadow Police Officer
- Houston Sheriff’s Deputies Discover $23,250 Hidden in Van

April 1, 2010

- Solamatrix Adds Paint Protection Films to Product Offerings
- HanitaTek and Impact Film Supply Join Forces in Florida
- Tampa Electric’s Proposed Energy-Efficiency Programs to Offer Window Film Incentives
- Southwall Technologies Seeks a Reinvention
- Bangkok- Ecotint Expects Growth
- ‘Wife Swap’ Couple Admit Money Laundering

March 19, 2010

- Nexfil Expands U.S. Facility
- Multi-Million Dollar Investment Unveiled at CPFilms
- Panorama® Window Film Gives Small Business Owners the Tools to Succeed
- Decorative Window Film Process Featured on Isle of Man Bank
- NYPD Tows Funeral Van With Corpse Inside
- Bayonne Cops: Tinted Windshield Led to Marijuana Summons
- Dangling Power Line Strikes Police Car

March 4, 2010

- Companies Speak Out on Tax Credits for Window Film
- SunTek Films Earn NFRC Certification

- Overpass Almost Complete, Business Concerns Still Mounting
- A Londoner’s Life in Film
- “Great Opportunities” For Specialist Window Film Company, DigiGlass
- RCMP Guard Against Tinted Windows
- Traffic Stop for Dark Window Tint Lands Two Men in Jail

February 18, 2010

- Dealers Beware: Scammers are Taking on the Film Industry
- Global Window Films Announces New Southeastern Distributor
- CPFilms Names Sunmaster of Napa, Calif., “National Dealer of the Year”
- HanitaTek Develops New “App” for the Film Industry
- You May Want to have that Tint Job Checked
- Window Tint Leads to Roswell Drug Bust
- In the Know
- I Love You, Man…

February 5, 2010

- Geoshield Announces New Distribution Location in Saudi Arabia; Partners with New Florida
- CPFilms Launches New Websites Supporting Premium Brands
- USGlass Magazine Named a Finalist in Prestigious ABM’s Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards —“Pulitizer Prize of B2B Journalism”
- ASTIC Signals Defenses Earns NFRC Certification
- 120 lbs. of Pot Stopped Before Reaching Augusta

January 21, 2010

- Sarasota Window Film Dealer Helps Habitat Homeowners Save Energy
- XPEL’s CEO Featured on Biz Radio Network’s “The Automotive Reporter”
- ABU DHABI – Ministry Studying Ban on Excessive Car Window Tint and Reflective Paint in Abu Dhabi
- Roland DGA Announces 2010 Workshops and Webinars
- Indictment Not Filed in Byers Case

January 7, 2010

- Artistic Details Can Help Tinters Diversify their Businesses
- 3M Launches Customer Technical Center in Dubai
- Over $230,000 Raised During 2010 Polar Bear Dip
- Dark Window is not Reasonable Suspicion
- Legislators Must Tinker with Recently Changed Window Tinting Law
- CHP: ICE Vehicle Had Illegal Window Tinting