Posts Tagged ‘ Virginia ’

Virginia Looking to Add Window Film Testing to State Auto Inspection

Feb 26th, 2014

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A new bill making its way through the Virginia General Assembly could add window film to the list of items checked during state auto inspection. Senate bill 408 (SB480) would require that the, “Department of State Police shall amend 19VAC30-70 of the Virginia Administrative Code so that a motor vehicle safety inspection shall include inspection […]

Eastman to Invest $40 Million in Virginia Plant

Sep 30th, 2013


Eastman Chemical Co. has announced plans to invest $40 million over the next three years in the company’s manufacturing plant in Henry County, Va. Eastman acquired the site in 2012. It is one of the largest and most integrated window and performance-coated film manufacturing sites in the world. “Over the next three years, we will […]

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 Eclipse Wins Hüper Optik Dealer Award

Mar 13th, 2013

Solar Eclipse, based in Mechanicsville, Va., was recently awarded the National Horizon Award for Small Market by Hüper Optik USA. The award is given to innovative companies displaying consistent and significant growth. Paul Phinney, owner, accepted the award. “Paul has been an integral part of what our network stands for in integrity, innovation and a […]

Two Manufacturers Invest in Plant Enhancements

Nov 8th, 2012

Madico Window Films and Suntek/Commonwealth Laminating and Coating Inc. (Suntek) have announced major plans for plant renovations. Suntek has announced its investment of more than $20 million to expand its manufacturing facility and global master distribution center while Madico invested several millions in upgrades to improve energy conservation and process efficiency. Suntek’s new Martinsville, Va., […]