Posts Tagged ‘ Solar Gard ’

Solar Gard Appoints New GM

Mar 5th, 2013

Stephane Nicoli has been appointed as the new general manager of Saint-Gobains specialty films division.

Saint-Gobain has appointed Stéphane Nicoli as general manager of the company’s specialty films division, the group responsible for the company’s window films and Solar Gard brand, effective March 31, 2013. Nicoli succeeds Christophe Fremont, who is stepping down as leader of Solar Gard after 10 years to pursue other responsibilities within Saint-Gobain. “Christophe has successfully […]

Solar Gard Earns LEED Certification

Feb 20th, 2013

Solar Gard, a subsidiary of Saint Gobain, has announced that two of its technical services team members, Gene Kogan and Anthony Dominguez, have achieved LEED certification as Green Associates. The LEED Green Associate certification is a Green Building Certification Institute credential for professionals who have demonstrated a knowledge and understanding of green building practices needed […]

Meet the Supporters of the 2012 IWFC: Solar Gard

Aug 16th, 2012

Editor’s Note: Window Film magazine is marking the days until the 2012 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ by introducing this year’s Supporters with company profiles. Over the next few weeks, we will be profiling each of the six Supporters you will see on the show floor – be sure to stay tuned. Solar Gard […]

Solar Gard Releases Second Environmental Product Declaration

May 24th, 2012

Solar Gard has released a follow-up to its original Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). Within the new EPD, 14 solar control architectural window films have been added to the report. The addition of these films brings Solar Gard’s total number of carbon negative window films to 46. “Solar Gard’s continued pledge to environmental responsibility demonstrates that […]

Solar Gard Announces New Tools for Dealers

Mar 29th, 2012

Window film manufacturers are using technology to make their projects more efficient and productive. Solar Gard released its new mobile application for window film companies called, Solar Gard Solutions. It offers installers a guide for film to glass applications. Installers can submit film to glass requests directly to the company’s technical service team. The application […]

Solar Gard Recognizes Dealers with Awards at Panorama Dealer Meeting

Mar 15th, 2012

The sixth annual Panorama Dealer Meeting was held March 7-10 and hosted more than 200 attendees in San Diego. At the event, Solar Gard recognized some of the company’s top dealers with awards. John Henderson of Royal Window Films in Anaheim,Calif., was recognized as Panorama Dealer of the Year. Richard Puthoff of Eclipse Window Tinting […]

Industry Reacts to Finalized Sale of Solar Gard

Oct 6th, 2011

The announcement of the completed acquisition of Solar Gard Specialty Films by Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has been met with a variety of reactions to the big news. “This transaction represents what we’ve been saying for years—that the future for specialized films is bright and that Solar Gard is best positioned to lead the market,” says […]

Solar Gard Donates Items for Silent Auction

Aug 25th, 2011

Two new items have been donated by Solar Gard to the silent auction being held during the International Window Film Tint-Off and Conference in September. The company has donated  a Filmhandler® and a heat lamp display. The 72” Filmhandler to assist in minimizing waste and improving efficiency. This slitter makes precise horizontal and vertical cuts on […]

Bekaert Specialty Films Sold to Saint-Gobain

Aug 10th, 2011

Bekaert Specialty Films announced the impending sale of its specialty films division to Ohio-based Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation. Bekaert entered the film industry in 2001 when they purchased the Specialty Films business. A press release from Bekaert issued today stated, “While the business continued to grow successfully, technological synergies within Bekaert have proven to be […]

Something Old, Something New…

Dec 9th, 2010

…Something Borrowed, Something Scientifically True— maybe that’s not exactly how the rhyme goes, but I like to make things my own. The traditional wedding phrase, which originated from an old English rhyme, has never been more appropriate than it is now. I have found myself reciting this over and over—each time changing the last “something” […]