Jack Welch to Keynote at International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ 2015

Apr 22nd, 2015

Jack Welch will keynote WFCT 2015 in Reno.

-+*World-renowned management expert Jack Welch will be the keynote speaker at International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ 2015 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, October 2. The legendary former GE CEO is one of the nation’s most successful and respected business leaders of our generation and the best-selling author of numerous books. During Friday’s Keynote, Jack […]

Top Tinters Meet to Form Dealer-Focused Association

Apr 22nd, 2015

L-R: Michelle Minardi, John Clark, Lyle Hill, Bill Valway, Chris Robinson, Mike Feldman, Brent Williams, Keith Garwood.

-+*“I wanted a group that was made up of dealers that we could come together as one,” said Chris Robinson, founder and CEO of Atlanta-based The Tint Guy. And so he—and other window film dealers representing major metro areas—came together in Chicago last week to form not just a “group,” but a dealer-focused association with […]

Window Genie to Give $1,000 of Window Film Away

Apr 22nd, 2015

Window Genie will give one consumer a $1,000 installation of window film manufactured by 3M, its new supplier.

-+*In celebration of National Window Film Day on April 30, one lucky consumer will receive $1,000 of 3M window film installed by a Window Genie location for free. “Many of our services save customers money because regular maintenance and cleaning means a longer lifespan for windows, siding, gutters, driveways and more,” says Rik Nonelle, CEO. […]

Ziebart to Open Second Franchise in Texas

Apr 22nd, 2015

-+*Houston will soon be home to the Ziebart’s second store in Texas. “We are very excited about our second Ziebart store in Texas and just as excited about the increase in requests for franchise applications this year,” says Daniel C. Baker, president. “This Grand Opening, in this new market of League City/Houston is very important […]

Law Firm Tells Consumers Any Aftermarket Tint Is Illegal

Apr 15th, 2015

Barry P. Goldberg says most experts say aftermarket tint is illegal.

-+*Most of us never thought we’d hear a statement like this one … especially from a law firm, but we did: “Most experts agree that any aftermarket tinting is illegal.” The law firm of Woodland Hills, Calif.-based Barry P. Goldberg, which specializes in automobile accident cases, wants potential clients to know its lawyers will help […]

BLOG: Yelp Helps

Apr 15th, 2015

-+*I learned in a recent roundtable discussion with dealers that they don’t like Yelp. They don’t like that you can pay people to write good reviews for your company to get a higher ranking. They don’t like that the competitor down the street can pose as a customer, write a bad review in a matter […]

Tint World Announces Seven New Location Openings

Apr 15th, 2015

Tint World

-+*Tint World Franchises are popping up everywhere there’s sun, it seems—including two states in which the franchise never operated before. The company is opening seven new stores, specifically in Duluth, Ga., Denver, Colo., Houston, Texas, Christiansburg, Va., Beckley, W.V., North Miami Beach, Fla., and Morgan Hill, Calif. The Christiansburg and Beckley locations are the first […]

Localities Make Public Proclamations for Window Film

Apr 8th, 2015

Virginia Governor Terry McAulife has proclaimed April 30, 2015 to be National Window Film Day for the commonwealth.

-+*Make way for Window Film. Both the governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia and mayor of St. Petersburg, Fla., have proclaimed April 30 to be National Window Film Day. Both places play a significant role in the industry. Virginia is the headquarters of the International Window Film Association (IWFA) and houses two major window film […]

Private Label Window Films Are About to Get a Lot More Official

Apr 8th, 2015

-+*Films manufactured by companies that then receive private labels may now be able to receive National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) ratings under their names. It all started two years ago when the NFRC was approached by a distributor seeking certification of its own brand of window films that were manufactured by other companies that already […]

Eastman Chemical Company Receives Prestigious EPA Award

Apr 8th, 2015

-+*The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Eastman Chemical Company with a 2015 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Sustained Excellence Award for “the richness of its energy management program and continued leadership in superior energy management,” according to a company release. Through its partnership with the Energy Star program, Eastman has made impactful […]