Posts Tagged ‘ Solar Gard ’

Solar Gard Signs on to Sponsor the 2014 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™

Apr 16th, 2014

Solar Gard®, a manufacturer of architectural and automotive window films, photovoltaics and custom coatings, has signed on to be a Sponsor of the 2014 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT). The event is set to be held October 7-9, 2014, at the Baltimore Convention Center and will include educational seminars, an exhibition hall and […]

Solar Gard Holds Annual Dealer Meeting; Recognizes Top Performers

Mar 12th, 2014

Solar Gard recently recognized its top-performing dealers.

Solar Gard recently held its eighth Annual Panorama Dealer Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. In addition to educational workshops and exhibits, the company also recognized its top-performing dealers. The full list of award recipients includes: Panorama Dealer of the Year: Steve Clark, Window Innovations Inc., Brentwood, Calif.; Outstanding New Panorama Dealer: Paul Zaccaria, Atlantic Solar […]

Solar Gard Founder Passes Away

Nov 26th, 2013

Ken McAlpin, founder of Solar Gard, died Thursday, November 21, 2013 in Tarpon Springs, Fla. He was 78 years old.

Solar Gard Promotes Garlo and Foster to Eastern/Western Regional Sales Managers

Aug 21st, 2013

Solar Gard promoted two veteran managers, Rob Garlo and Tom Foster, to eastern and western USA regional sales manager, respectively. “We are utilizing the strengths of Rob and Tom—two of our strongest and most seasoned sales managers at Solar Gard—to better support the needs of our dealer network, and ensure all of our partners are positioned and enabled […]

Four Big Names Make Forbes Global 2000

May 15th, 2013

Forbes recently named its Global 2000 list, with four big-name players in the window film industry making the list. 3M was the highest-ranked company related to window film on the list, making the list at 193. Saint-Gobain, manufacturer of Solar Gard, followed closely behind at 260. Eastman Chemical Co., maker of LLumar Window Film, was […]

New Dealer Opens Solar Gard-Brand Concept Shop

Apr 10th, 2013

Solar Concepts LLC has opened in Richmond, Va., as a customer-centric concept shop under the Solar Gard brand. Featuring Solar Gard brand automotive and architectural films exclusively, the store was designed with the idea of changing the customer experience. “We designed the shop around what we thought the customers would want—we designed it around the […]

Solar Gard Announces New Android App

Apr 3rd, 2013

Solar Gard® has announced its Solar Gard Solutions app, previously released for the iOS operating system a year ago, is now available for Android devices. Available to download from the Google Play Store, the Solar Gard Solutions app is what the company calls an “innovative business tool designed to help dealers manage their business more […]

Meet the Supporters of the 2013 IWFC: Solar Gard

Mar 27th, 2013

Editor’s Note: Window Film magazine is marking the days until the 2013 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ by introducing this year’s Supporters with company profiles. Over the next few weeks, we will continue profiling each of the six Supporters you will see on the show floor—be sure to stay tuned. Solar Gard is once […]

Two New Films Hit the Market

Mar 20th, 2013

Hanita Coatings and Solar Gard have both introduced new window film products. Hanita Coating’s product, SolarZoneXTRM, exterior window films, is a metallized polymeric-based film designed for commercial products requiring long-term service periods and is compatible with nearly all types of glazing, according to a statement from the company. “We have redefined the boundaries of exterior […]

Solar Gard Recognizes its Top Dealers

Mar 20th, 2013

Solar Gard® recently recognized several of its dealers. Dealers recognized include: Panorama Dealer of the Year: Jared Gray, Pacific Window Tinting, Portland, Ore. Panorama Hilite® Excellence: Scott and Judith Harlow, Visions Window Tinting, LLC, East Hampstead, N.H. Panorama PremierPlus Top Performer: David Capps, AAA Glass Tint, Inc., Crystal Lake, Ill. Outstanding New Panorama Dealer: Levon […]