The Heat is On

Sep 19th, 2013

We kicked off our largest International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off to date yesterday. Check out all of the great products and a special celebrity appearance from the show floor. Click HERE to watch the video on YouTube.

Abbott Gives Keynote Speech Today at International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off

Sep 18th, 2013

The crowd reacts after Abbott's emotional speech.

Jim Abbott, a professional baseball player and motivational speaker, says the key to overcoming is the ability to adapt. He talked about how individuals and companies can overcome obstacles and challenges during today’s keynote address at the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off in Tampa, Fla. He had a word for each letter of adapt— Adjustibility, […]

Welcome to Tampa!

Sep 18th, 2013

Take a look at what Tampa has to offer. From sights to seminars, this year’s International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ has a little of something for everyone. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

Interwest Distribution Announces New Tools Division

Sep 13th, 2013


Interwest Distribution Co. is expanding its current installation tools business. Restructured under the name Interwest Tools, this division offers a complete line of installation tools for the window film, paint protection film and vinyl graphic/wrap markets. “We have always had a tool division that did quite well, but it was never an emphasis. With the […]

Exterior Window Films; Can They Keep You from Melting?

Sep 9th, 2013


Imagine a 525-foot magnifying glass. That’s just what Londoners are dealing with now in the wake of last week’s news that heated sun reflections from the yet-to-be-completed, 38-story glass tower at 20 Fenchurch Street had melted part of a Jaguar sedan parked on a nearby street and had even been the source of several fires […]

Solar Art Window Film Named for Second Time in Inc. 5000

Aug 28th, 2013

Solar Art Newsworthy

Solar Art Window Film of Laguna Hills, Calif., has been ranked in Inc.’s “Inc. 5000” list for the second time in a row. The company ranked 1747, 227 places higher than 2012’s placement of 1974 out of 5000 recognized businesses. Solar Art, which installs and provides both commercial and residential films, experienced 221-percent growth from […]

CLC/SunTek Continues Growth and Expansion

Aug 14th, 2013

As housing and automotive markets continue to improve, window film manufacturers have felt the effects of the bettering economy and are experiencing growth across a variety of sectors. We recently caught up with one of those suppliers, Commonwealth Laminating and Coating, in Martinsville, Va., to discuss the company’s growth. Click HERE to watch the video […]

HanitaTek Names Service Group Distribution as West Coast Distributor

Aug 12th, 2013


HanitaTek LLC announced it has signed an exclusive agreement with Service Group Distribution (SGD) of Fullerton, Calif., for the distribution of the HanitaTek line of solar control, safety and security, and automotive window film products in southern California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Idaho. “The moment discussions began with SGD we knew that this would […]

Charleston, S.C., Dealer Working to Make Schools Safer

Aug 7th, 2013

As concern over school safety mounts, one South Carolina window film dealership is taking action to help deter intruders. With the help of the Charleston County police department and Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams, Solar Reflections of Charleston and some area glass shops recently participated in a series of tests to help several school […]

Window Film Wins Second Consecutive Azbee Award

Jul 29th, 2013

Laurel wreath

The FILM’d video newscast, produced by Window Film magazine, has been named the gold winner for the prestigious 2013 Azbee Award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors’ (ASBPE) for the second consecutive year. Window Film received the national award for the Webcast Series category. “We are so pleased to be named the winner […]