Posts Tagged ‘ window film ’

Construction Industry Sees Increase of 19,000 Employees for March 2014

Apr 8th, 2014

Construction employers added 19,000 workers to payrolls in March, bringing industry employment to the highest level since June 2009, while the industry’s unemployment rate dropped to the lowest March level in seven years, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). “The rate of construction hiring continues […]

Latest NAHB Index Shows Recovery Spreads to Additional Markets

Apr 8th, 2014

Of the approximately 350 metro markets nationwide, 59 returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/First American Leading Markets Index (LMI), released today. This represents a net gain of 11 metros year over year. The index’s nationwide score ticked up to […]

A 3D Experience – Will 3D Printing Impact the Window Film Industry?

Apr 2nd, 2014

As 3D printing technology begins to take off, just what influence will it have over the direction of the window film industry? According to industry members, the technology is already being used. Bob Williams, owner and designer at ProToolsNow in Denver, says his company has been using 3D printing for years. “We create all of […]

PPF Prize Package Announced for 2014 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™

Apr 2nd, 2014

The stakes are higher than ever at the 2014 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT). The event, which will be held October 7-9, 2014, at the Baltimore Convention Center will host the attendee-favorite Tint-Off Competitions™. New this year, attendees can register to compete in a paint protection film (PPF) competition, with a newly announced […]

Johnson Window Films Earns the Skin Cancer Foundation’s Seal of Recommendation

Apr 2nd, 2014

The Skin Cancer Foundation has granted the Seal of Recommendation for all of Johnson Window Films products that block 99 percent or more of harmful UVA and UVB radiation. Johnson has qualifying products in automotive, residential/commercial/architectural, safety and security categories. President Scott Davidson released this company statement: “Our goal is to help increase awareness and […]

Xpel Sees Revenue Spike 67 Percent over Year

Apr 2nd, 2014

Xpel Technologies Corp. announced results for the year ended December 31, 2013, showing that the company had increased revenue 67 percent from 2012 to 2013. According to the company, revenue jumped from $10,670,838 in 2012 to $17,898,812 in 2013. Additionally, direct costs of sales increased as a percentage of revenue to 68 percent from 66 […]

Huper Optik Launches New Interactive Website

Apr 2nd, 2014

Huper Optik USA recently unveiled its new website. The company redesigned it “to focus on educating the consumer on what window film can do for them,” according to a statement. The website is tablet and mobile friendly. Incorporated into the site are both verbal and interactive areas that the company says cater to the different […]

January Construction Employment Increases in 37 States from a Year Ago

Apr 1st, 2014

Construction firms added jobs in 37 states over the past 12 months and in 30 states between January and February, according to an analysis released last week by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) of Labor Department data. “Considering the mix of states adding and losing construction jobs for the month and year, it […]

Eastman Chemical Co. Signs on as Ruby Level Sponsor for 2014 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™

Mar 26th, 2014

Eastman Chemical Co., manufacturer of LLumar® Window Film, 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 the attendee-favorite Tint-Off Competitions™. Our host […]

Early Bird Registration for the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ Ends in Just One Month! Register to Attend Now for the Lowest Rates

Mar 26th, 2014

Early bird registration for the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) closes in just one month, so now is the time to book your trip and secure your spot before the highest discounts end! WFCT will be held October 7-9, 2014, at the Baltimore Convention Center. Now in its 14th year, the annual event, […]