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October 30, 2013
- Window Films a Big Trend at 2014 SGIA Expo
- Eastman Appoints Channel Manager for Window Films Business
- SGIA Announces 2014 Board of Directors
- IWFA Offers New Booklet Reports on the Harmful Effect of Indoor Sunlight and Prevention
- Birds to Sing Praises of New Building Measures
- McGraw Hill Construction Predicts Moderate Growth in 2014
- View of Economy at Six-Year High Among Affluent in New Survey; Indicates Good Potential for Increased Spending
- How Three Super-Busy Small Business Owners Make It Work

October 23, 2013
- Shutdown is Over but Uncertainty Remains
- International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off Location Announcement Coming Soon!
- TODAY’S BLOG: A New Venture
- Bird Deaths Lead Hotel to Action
- Four Spooky Small-Business Myths Busted
- Builder Confidence Down in October
- NAHB Estimates Housing Starts Approach 900,000 Units in September
- Experts Stress Transparency in Promoting LEED v4 Awareness

October 16, 2013
- Window Film Companies Taking Hits as Government Shutdown Enters Third Week
- International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off 2014—Where’s It Going to Be?
- The Leadership Thing
- Tint World Prepares to Open Five New Stores
- CCL Design and SAi Partner to Create Cloud-Based Software
- AUSTRALIA – Fire Destroys Roma Home
- Your Marketing Strategy Needs to Keep Pace with Digital Culture
- Older Workers: Age Bias Makes Job Hunt Tougher

October 9, 2013
- Adding Window Film Services a Growing Trend for Auto Glass Shops
- and Performance Films Distributing Announce Restructuring
- Gila Window Film Donates $35,000 to Susan G. Komen
- Dennis McMullin Joins Interwest
- Guest Blog: Interview with FDNY Chief Richard “Pitch” Picciotto
- UNITED KINGDOM – Invicta to Expand Business and Move to New Location
- UNITED KINGDOM – Attract the Christmas Footfall with Effective Window Wrapping
- Small-Business Owners’ Confidence Slips Amid Economic Concern
- What the Shutdown Means for Small-Business Loans

October 2, 2013
- Eastman to Invest $40 Million in Virginia Plant
- October Film Your Film Giveaway Topic
- PPF Competition Added to 2014 Tint-Off Line-up!
- St. Petersburg Company Cutting Landfill Waste by 80 Percent in 2013
- Westport Schools Seek to Install Higher Security Door Locks
- Fall Brings Sudden and Violent Death for Millions of Migrating Birds
- Heliatek and AGC Sign Development Agreement to Integrate Organic Solar Films
- How a Government Shutdown Could Wreak Havoc on Obamacare

September 25, 2013
- Tinting and Trophies and Tampa, Oh My!
- TODAY’S BLOG: Hosting an Event Can Be Hard
- New Prizes for 2014 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off Winners!
- Regional and State Unemployment Rates Stable in August
- A Pause in Builder Confidence
- Single-Family Production Pushes Housing Starts Up in August
- August Construction Rises Two Percent
- We Want You to Film Your Film!

September 20, 2013
- Performing Under Pressure
- Finalists Announced for Tint-Off Competitions; Winners to be Announced Tonight
- Selling and Marketing Strategies Steal the Show in Morning Seminars
- Champions Named in Tint-Off Competitions

Setember 19, 2013
- The Heat is On
- ‘Are We Still Close that Way?’ 9/11 Survivor Shares His Story
- Business Abounds at International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off

September 18, 2013
- Abbott Gives Keynote Speech Today at IWFC
- Welcome to Tampa!
- Practical Social Media for Your Business
- GUEST BLOG: More Than Just a Shirt
- Hanita Coatings Restructures; Appoints New General Manager, National Sales Director
- Interwest Distribution Announces New Tools Division

September 11, 2013
- Exterior Window Films; Can They Keep You from Melting?
- A Q&A with Madico Window Films, a Manufacturer in St. Petersburg
- The 2013 IWFC Opens in One Week
- Hanita Coatings Becomes the Only Window Film Manufacturer in India to be Registered by GRIHA
- If You’re Thinking of Tinting Your Windows, Watch This First
- Turn Your Windows into Works of Art
- Five Small Business Social Media Mistakes

September 4, 2013
- IWFC Has Record-Setting Pre-Registration Numbers
- Exhibit Booths Sold Out for IWFC 2013; Waiting List Forms
- Drytac Canada Names Paul Filippelli as National Sales Manager
- Xpel Announces 2013 Second Quarter Results
- Car Windows May Not Protect from Sun
- UNITED KINGDOM – New Rules over Tinted Taxi Windows
- UNITED KINGDOM – Skyscraper ‘Melts’ Man’s Jaguar (VIDEO)
- Frosted Jail Windows Will Prevent Inmates from Flashing, Talking to Visitors
- Athens Resident Speaks Out on Tinted Window Violations
- What Small Businesses Need to Do for Obamacare Before October 1

August 28, 2013
- Solar Art Window Film Named for Second Time in Inc. 5000
- Marriott Sold-Out, A New Hotel Has Been Added for IWFC!
- Pre-Registration Discounts End Friday
- Eisenberg Leaves 3M Renewable Energy
- Drytac Canada Appoints Paul Vanderweide
- July Construction Recedes Two Percent Overall but Building Numbers Grow
- Builder Deaths Climb First Time Since 2006 as Economy Rebounds
- Higher Mortgage Rates Prompt Pause in New-Home Sales in July
- Small Business Tips: How to Do Market Research
- Laser Listening: Could You Eavesdrop on the Guardian?

August 21, 2013
- Motivating Employees for Dealership Safety Programs
- Pentagon Protection Appoints O’Brien and Grants Share Options
- Solar Gard Promotes Garlo and Foster to Eastern/Western Regional Sales Managers
- Less Than One Month Until IWFC 2013
- Builder Confidence Rises Three Points in August
- Housing Starts Rise 5.9 Percent in July
- Window Film Cuts High-Rise Hotel’s HVAC Costs
- The IRS is Cracking Down on Small Businesses
- Small Business Can Have Big Presence on Web

August 14, 2013
- CLC/SunTek Continues Growth and Expansion
HanitaTek Names Service Group Distribution as West Coast Distributor
- IWFC Reaches Global Proportions
- Tint World Franchise Partners with Focal America
- Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Improves
- Improving Markets List Includes 247 Metros in August
- School Board Vets Security Upgrades
- Window Film Can Improve Efficiency of Glass
- Small Business Hiring is Better than Before the Recession

August 7, 2013
- Charleston, S.C., Dealer Working to Make Schools Safer
- TODAY’S BLOG: One Year
- Seminars You Can Expect to See at IWFC
- Registration and Room Discounts End Soon
- Construction Employment Increases in 191 Areas
- Slowdown in 2013 Nonresidential Building Activity
- Remodeling Gains to Continue into 2014
- Scorpion Hosts iPad Giveaway

July 31, 2013
- Aegis Opens Two New Distributor Locations
- Window Film Wins Second Consecutive Azbee Award
- Meet the Exhibitors of the 2013 IWFC: Huper Optik/Tubelite
- Window Tinting Becoming Popular in Homes
- June Construction Settles Back One Percent
- Remodeler Confidence Rebounds in Second Quarter
- BEIRUIT – Nearly 3,500 Tickets Issued For Tinted Car Windows
- You Wouldn’t Expect this Home Burglary Trend

July 24, 2013
- Florida AG Calls Hurricane Films a Scam; Are They?
- Last Chance to Exhibit: Very Few Booths Remain at IWFC 2013!
- Madico Completes Zero Net Energy Home in Tampa
- AUSTRALIA – Tinted Vision for Tugboat Captain
- New Window Film at Polk County Public Library
- Remodelers Continue to Report Increase in Business
- Experts Recommend Window Tinting to Cool Down Vehicles
- PECO Offers Tips to Help Customers Beat the Heat

July 17, 2013
- Plummer Details Fletcher’s Exit from Madico Window Films
- Credit Card Settlement Could Send Thousands Your Way
- TODAY’S BLOG: I’ve Grown “Attached” to this Industry
- Window Film Works Smarter and Greener to Save Energy Costs
- Auto Advice from Angie’s List: Tinted Windows Have Many Benefits
- What are Disadvantages of Tinted Windows?
- Super Handyman: Keep Your Cool this Summer

July 10, 2013
- Maxpro Films Manufacturing Up and Running
- U.S. Film Crew and Nationwide Window Film Crew Join Forces
- Meet the Exhibitors of the 2013 IWFC: Matrix Films Co.
- Florida AG Bondi: Hurricane Window Film is a Scam
- How to Trust a Window Tinter
- Are Your Windows Going to the Dark Side?
- Indiana Supreme Court Okays Stops for Too-Dark Windows, Even if Tint is Legal
- BEIRUT – ISF Issues More Than 1,000 Tickets for Cars with Tinted Windows

July 3, 2013
- Provision of New Health Care Law Postponed One Year
- Avery Dennison PPF Line Now CCL Industries
- NFRC Database Now Lists Rated Window Film Companies
- David Fletcher Retires from Madico
- Flying High
- Registration to Compete in Tint-Off™ Closes Monday, 7/8. Spots are Limited, so Register to Compete Today!
- SGD Partners with Errecom and BlueChem
- Oncor Adds $2.6 Million into Home Energy Efficiency Program
- Good News Car Window Tinting Story
- Window Film Can Help Control Temperatures
- Legally Tinted Windows Are Reason Enough for a Traffic Stop, Says Indiana Court
- New July 1 Laws Include Ban on Texting While Driving in Several States

June 26, 2013
- Oregon Shop Owner Fights for Law Change and Wins
- LONDON—Pentagon Protection Jumps on Contract Gains
- Tint World Opens New Albany, N.Y. Location; First in State
- Mutoh America Appoints Jessie Orabuena as Western Regional Sales Engineer
- Window Film: Answering Demands for Energy Efficiency, Safety and Security
- Window Film Effective in Improving Efficiency of Glass
- FIJI—Some Government Vehicles Exempt from Removing Dark Tints
- Businesses Taking an Interest in Electric Window Tinting
- Tax Breaks Every Small Business Needs to Know About
- Three Content Aggregation Tools for Social Media Marketing

June 19, 2013
- CLC/Suntek Expanding; Say Dealers Will Have More Products
- SGD Announces Partnership to Distribute Avery Dennison Automotive Aftermarket
- 3M Window Film Annual Conference Honors Dealers Across the Country
- Tint-Off™ Competitor Registration Closes Monday, July 8!
- New Attendee Attractions are Rolling into the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ 2013
- Window Film on the Radio
- Make Windows Safer and Less Inviting to Thieves
- Florida Attorney General: Beware of Window Film Scams
- Police Studying Idaho Tinting Law to Determine if Changes May be Recommended to Legislature
- BEIRUT – Authorities to Crack Down on Tinted Windows July 1
- Small-Business Owners: Working Harder, But Optimistic
- Three Marketing Myths That Are Costing You Sales

June 12, 2013
- SGD Adds Pentagon Protection; First to Distribute in U.S.
- Window Film Magazine Named as ASBPE Award Finalist for Second Consecutive Year
- Mactac Distributor Products Donates Vinyl to Portraits of Hope
- Professional Baseball Player and Motivational Speaker, Jim Abbott, to Deliver Wednesday Keynote at IWFC 2013
- Meet the Supporters of the 2013 IWFC:
- THAILAND – Car Film Sales Lose Their Sheen as Domestic Auto Demand Deflates
- GUAM – Senators Morrison and Tom Ada Propose Allowing Clear UV Window Films on Vehicles
- NIGERIA – Ban on Tinted Vehicle Diversionary, Reactionary
- Window Film Helps Battle Ultraviolet Rays
- Window Film Keeps Your Pad Warm in Winter and Cool in Summer
- Chicago Ridge Woman Snared in Auto-Wrap Ad Scheme

June 5, 2013
- ASHRAE Discusses Reductions to Window-to-Wall Ratio
- Fransko Joins Interwest as Chief Marketing Officer
- Hotel Discount Available to IWFC Attendees
- TODAY’S BLOG: The Busy Season
- Eastman Chemical Co. Adding 300 Jobs, Spending $1.6 Billion
- Hurricane 2013: Different Ways to Protect Windows, Sliding Doors
- Help Mitigate Injuries and Property Damage with Safety Window Film
- DUBAI – Open Minds: ‘Why Do People Tint the Windows on Their Cars?’
- It’s Official: Obamacare’s Small-Business Exchange is Partially Delayed
- Why Local-Mobile Marketing is Exploding

May 29, 2013
- Gaining Steam: A Look at Tampa
- Meet the Supporters of the 2013 IWFC: Commonwealth Laminating and Coating/Suntek
- Window Film Retrofits: Moving Us Closer to a Sustainable Future
- County Tightens Courthouse, School Security
- McKinley, Welch Introduce Bipartisan Energy Efficiency Bills
- Super-Energy Efficient Homes Built To Inspire More Stringent Codes
- ‘Made in USA’ the Trend for Small Business
- New Option for Employers to Cut Health-Insurance Costs

May 22, 2013
- Tornado Devastates Oklahoma; Local Shops Say They’re O.K.
- 3M Appoints Interwest as New West Coast Distributor
- Meet the Supporters of the 2013 IWFC: Eastman Chemical Co.
- Tinted Car Window Standards Poses Issues in Illinois Cities (VIDEO)
- Clearing Up Tinting Laws (VIDEO)
- NASCAR Star Beats the Heat at Home
- The Obamacare Myth About Small Business
- 83 Incredible Examples of Social Media Marketing

May 15, 2013
- Patric Fransko Details Reasons for Leaving Zola and SGD
- Eastman Board Appoints Mark Costa as President and CEO
- U.S. House of Representatives Approves Bill to Allow Time Off for Overtime
- Eastman Announces Completion of Asia Pacific Technical Center
- Four Big Names Make Forbes Global 2000
- Window Tinting Offers More Advantages than Just Appearance
- Legislative Roundup: Bill Rolls Back Energy Efficiency Standards for Builders
- Health Insurance Tax ‘Scares the Daylights’ Out of Some Small-Business Owners
- The Top Five Small Business Mistakes

May 8, 2013
- Madico Exec Explains Stellar First Half for 2013
- Court Strikes Down Free-Speech Violating Poster Law
- Eastman Partners with the Skin Cancer Foundation
- Meet the Supporters of the 2013 IWFC: Sonoco
- Attention International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ Attendees
- Bulletproof Whiteboards and the Marketing of School Safety
- Northbridge Voters to Act on $38.1M Budget
- Special Assessments Allow Businesses to Finance Energy-Saving Upgrades
- UNITED KINGDOM – Older and Disabled People ‘Put Off’ Energy-Efficiency Schemes
- Are Small Businesses Fleeing Facebook? Nope

May 1, 2013
- Black Discusses His Move to Madico
- IECC Code Hearings Feature Window Film Proposal
- Eastman Releases First-Quarter Financial Results
- World Trade Center Survivor and FDNY Fire Chief Richard Picciotto to Deliver Thursday IWFC Keynote
- IWFC ’13 Set to Include Trade Show, Seminars and Competitions
- Chute Joins Argotec as Senior Process Engineer
- Window Film: An Overlooked Retrofit Option?
- NIGERIA – Bill On Tinted Vehicle Glasses Passes Second Reading
- Three Steps to Incorporate Big Data into Your Small Business
- RUSSIA – Man Bites Traffic Cop over Tinted Car Window

April 30, 2013
- Jim Black Moves to Madico

April 24, 2013
- Does American-Made Window Film Matter?
- Biz Buzz: Duo Opens Nation’s First Solar Gard Store
- DUBAI – End Tinted Windows if You Want Safer Roads
- Forbes Earnings Preview: 3M
- How Energy-Efficiency Goals Hinge on Home Remodeling
- Remodeler Optimism Stronger Than Ever During First Quarter
- Should You Leave Facebook? EdgeRank Confusion, Promoted Posts and Why Small Business Owners are Exceedingly Frustrated
- IWFA Regional Conference Attracts Many – Builds Momentum for IWFC

April 17, 2013
- Window Film Magazine Publisher Gives Eye-Witness Account of Boston Marathon Bombing
- Meet NASCAR Driver Greg Biffle at IWFC this September
- Meet the Supporters of the 2013 IWFC: HanitaTek Window Films
- IWFA Urges Consumers to Go Green with Window Film for Earth Day
- Madico Promotes Leonetti
- Kuraray Expands in Texas
- Homeowners Say Now is a Good Time to Renovate
- IRS Auditors Targeting Small Business Owners — But There are Ways to Protect Your Company

April 10, 2013
- Window Film Spotlighted at 2013 NFRC Spring Committee Meeting
- New Dealer Opens Solar Gard-Brand Concept Shop
- TODAY’S BLOG: Wish You Were Here
- Meet the Supporters of the 2013 IWFC: 3M
- Time Lost To Bomb Threats May Be Made Up, Scranton Schools Says
- NIGERIA – Boko Haram: Police Impound 100 Vehicles with Tinted Glasses in Benue
- Small Businesses Wanting a Tax Break Next Week Should Check Out Obamacare

April 3, 2013
- What it Really Means to be Made in the USA
- Pam Preston Appointed as General Manager of HanitaTek Window Films
- Solar Gard Announces New Android App
- Solutia Names Dealer of the Year
- GUEST BLOG - Eggstraordinary Event: Rollin’ with the White House by Holly Biller
- Meet the Supporters of the 2013 IWFC: Johnson Window Films
- SPONSORED LINK: Register to Attend the IWFA Western Regional Conference
- George P. Steigauf, Founder of Two Companies
- New Window Coating Allows Sunlight but Filters Heat
- Pakistan Bans Tinted Auto Glass, Weapons in Public
- Affordable Care Act Opens Doors for the Undocumented
- Social Media Marketing Not as Easy as ‘Just Do It’

March 27, 2013
- Watch the FILM’d Newscast!
- Meet the Supporters of the 2013 IWFC: Solar Gard
- EnerLogic Wins Technology of the Year Award
- Window-Tinting Company Fetes 40 Years
- Innovative Home Design Safeguards Against Extreme Weather
- Greg Biffle’s Window Film Paint Scheme for Fontana
- INDIA – Tinted Glass for Vehicles Banned in Assam
- This Week in Small Business: Does Yelp Help?
- Nine Social Marketing Mistakes You Should Really Try to Avoid Making

March 20, 2013
- U.S. Film Crew Victim of Three-Alarm Electrical Fire
- TODAY’S BLOG: A Very A-Peeling Proposition
- Meet the Supporters of the 2013 IWFC: Madico Window Films
- Film Crew Visits Area to Get Lowdown on Eastman’s Film
- Solar Gard Recognizes its Top Dealers
- Two New Films Hit the Market
- Enhanced Security Proposed at School
- Reducing Household Energy Waste
- It’s Difficult Seeing through Virtually Opaque Glass
- $10M for Business Energy Efficiency Upgrades Up for Grabs
- Former Oklahoma Football Star Confirmed Dead in South Bend Plane Crash
- Five Tax Breaks for Small-Business Owners

March 13, 2013
- From Melting Pot to Salad Bowl: Selling to a Changing Consumer Base
- Solar Eclipse Wins Hüper Optik Dealer Award
- A Most Cost-Effective Solution to Power Savings
- Can 3M Continue This Bull Run?
- INDIA – Gadget to Help Traffic Police War on Tinted Windows
- NFIB: Small Businesses Want Simpler Tax Code
- NFL Player Arrested in Lee County

March 6, 2013
- Solar Gard Appoints New GM
- EPA Names Eastman as Energy Star Partner
- Shatterproof Glass Planned for New W.Va. Schools
- JAMAICA – Put Restrictions on Vehicle Window Tinting
- DSU in the Running for Home Depot Prize
- Ex-Solutia CEO Seeks to Oust Zoltek Board
- A New Tax Crackdown on Small Businesses?
- How to Build an Online Community for Your Small Business

February 27, 2013
- Ohio Board of Motor Vehicle Repair Calls for Tint Shop Registration
- Window Film Could Save the Equivalent of Four Million Barrels of Oil
- Better Energy Ideas Teams up with Hyatt to Lower Energy Costs
- JAMAICA - Energy Conservation Critical to IMF Agreement – Minister Paulwell
- UNITED KINGDOM - Pentagon Protection Shares Rocket on Contract Win
- Seven Habits of Great Small Business Owners
- Eighteen Social and Local Marketing Ideas Based on the Consumer Journey

February 20, 2013
- Local Tint Shop Restores Roofs after Tornado Rocks Mississippi
- Could Security Films Save You from an Oncoming Meteor?
- Solar Gard Earns LEED Certification
- Torrington-Based Window Tinting Business Expanding
- Franchising Means Entrepreneurs Don’t Have to Go it Alone
- Town Council OK’s Transfer of Funds for Security
- Stick-on Film Transforms Glass into Smart Window
- Special Glass Provides Safety and Security
- Precedent-Setting Verdict Should Reduce Bird Collision Deaths in Canada
- Five Tools for Sharpening your Local Marketing Edge

February 13, 2013
- Experts Give Advice on Lead Generation
- Local Company Tests Bomb Resistant Windows
- IWFA Launches Social Media Platforms Encouraging Consumer Benefits of Film
- Birds vs. Mirrored Buildings: Environmental Group Loses Case, but Wins Important Precedent
- UNITED KINGDOM – Rally Ace Gordon Aims for Revved-Up Return to Circuit
- Signs are Good for Start-Up as Advice Pays Off
- What Happened to Obama’s Big Plans for Small Business?
- How to Win the Social Media Marketing Horse Race: Infographic

February 6, 2013
Made in the USA: FTC Outlines Compliance with its Guidelines
NBC2 Investigates: Illegal Window Tinting
Hanita Appoints New Head of Window Films Division
IWFA Elects Board of Directors
Avery Dennison to Sell Business Units for $500 Million
IWFC and TINT-OFF™ Hotel Reservation Block Now Available
Everyone’s Children
Officials Outline School Security Changes
Revitaglaze Reduces Stained Glass Sunrays
Residential Energy Tax Credits are Back
Why Small Businesses Should Employ Apprentices
Marketing to Other Businesses? Here’s Where Your Digital Priorities Should Lie

January 30, 2013
- Watch the FILM’d Newscast!
- Registration Opens for 2013 IWFC Following IWFA Co-Sponsorship
- U.S. Film Crew Completes Major Install on Short Deadline
- Stephens Starts as Trainer at EPD
- Focus on Pass Area Business: Ding Masters
- 3M Earnings Call Insights: Industrial Dynamic, Security and Transportation
- Versailles Schools to Add New Safety Measures
- German-Engineered Window Coatings Comes to Gulf Coast
- Why Online Video is Vital for Your 2013 Content Marketing Objectives
- Don’t Lose Money in the Clouds

January 23, 2013
- Gaining Consumer Pinterest
- Commonwealth Laminating Illustrates Advanced Manufacturing
- Pentagon Protection Announced Additional Contract Wins
- Cutting Power Bills: It’s About Time
- Remodeling Market Remains Strong in the Fourth Quarter
- Remodeling Numbers are on the Rise
- Businesses Not Adding Jobs Despite Optimism, Manta Poll Finds
- Made in USA Makes Comeback as a Marketing Tool

January 16, 2013
- DOE Considers Funding of Program for Attachment Systems
- U.S. Economic Census Forms for Businesses Due February 12
- Ziebart Announces New Promotions
- IWFA Reminds Consumers of Tax Credit for Applying Film
- Bomb Resistant Doors, Windows Installed at Sequoyah County School
- School in St. Charles Adds Security ‘Piece By Piece’
- AUSTRAILIA: Zero Energy Buildings – To Retrofit or Start Fresh?
- Solar Film Produces Energy, Future of Solar Power Almost Here
- Three Small Marketing Changes Will Make a Huge Impact on Your Business
- How Small Firms are Gearing Up for Health Reform

January 9, 2013
- Enpro Group Under New Management
- TODAY’S BLOG: Nigeria … Not Exactly Paradise
- Area Schools Beef Up Building Security
- SPONSORED LINK: Mutoh America, Inc. Partners with Avery Dennison for Another Year of Car Wrap Training Classes
- Invicta Helps to Restore Charles Dickens Museum
- AUSTRALIA: Equipment Helps Firefighters Keep Their Cool
- Staten Island New Businesses in Focus: Spray City Collision Center
- Johnny’s Car Wash is Sold
- Small Business Morale Heals, but Labor Market View Downbeat
- How Marketing Will Change in 2013: The Strategic Forecast
- Kanye Gets Warning For Speeding, Tinted Windows

January 2, 2013
- Happy New Year: Take a Look at the Most Popular Stories of 2012
- 3M Co. (NYSE:MMM) Expected to be a Champion Again
- Budget-Minded Business Vehicles of 2013
- Tampa Couple Embraces Green Lifestyle with Home Renovations
- Five Issues Small-Business Owners Will Confront in 2013
- 2013 New Year’s Resolutions for the B2B Marketing Department

December 20, 2012
- Window Film Shops Recognized as Service Leaders
- MaxPro Brings New Potential to Industrial Park
- TODAY’S BLOG: New Beginnings
- 3M Forecasts 2013 Profit Slightly Below Estimates
- IWFA Warns Consumers of Indoor Sun Exposure and Cataract Risk
- What Falling Off the Fiscal Cliff Means for Employers, Jobs
- Your Content Marketing Strategy for 2013
- Social Media and Joint Marketing
- USA TODAY Special Report: ‘Green’ Schools: Promises Not Delivered

December 6, 2012
- ‘Tis the Season to Smash and Grab
- Geoshield’s Window Film in Global Markets
- Xpel Technologies Announce Q3 Results
- 9 Online Marketing Trends for 2013
- Michigan’s Utilities Surpass Energy Efficiency Goals for 2011, Gov. Snyder Urges More Improvements
- Government Reveals Plan for Energy Efficiency Incentives
- Buying an Energy-Efficient Home
- Museum Replaces Curtains with Tinted Windows to Help Brighten Up Building
- AGC Announces UV Verre Premium Cool On
- The Game: LAPD Shows Him Mercy on His Birthday
- Solutia Recognized for Energy Savings

November 8, 2012
- Tint Shops Rocked By Series of Storms
- Two Manufacturers Invest in Big Renovations
- Hyatt Installs Solar Gard Window Film
- TODAY’S BLOG: Have Tools Will Travel
- INDIA:  Car Window Film Violation Penalty Hiked
- Small Business and Social Media: Always a Surprise
- A  Small Business Outlook for Obama’s 2nd Term
- I Was a Passenger on the First Boeing 787 Dreamliner  Flight in the U.S
- Tinting Your Vehicles Windows—Why?
- Happier Consumers Ready to Spend Over Holidays
- Study:  Green Operations Can Save Hospitals Billions of Dollars

October 30, 2012
- SEMA Show Opens Today

October 25, 2012
- Construction Forecast Shows Bright Spots
- Saint Gobain to Develop Solar Film for KSA Market
- 3M Gulf Expands Authorized Autocare Centre Network in United Arab Emirates
- Tint Technology Opens Window of Opportunity for V-Kool
- Online Lead Generation and Internet Marketing Tips
- Develop a Winning Marketing Plan with These 10 Tips
- TODAY’S BLOG: Always Learning
- 3M Profit Rises 6.7 Percent as Margins Strengthen
- Avery Dennison Rises on 3Q Income and Outlook
- City Will Try to Sell Naming Rights to Columbus Civic Center
- Somali Forces Implement New Security Plan in Mogadishu
- How to Winterize Your Home: A Procrastinator’s Manual with 8 Tips
- Beware When Buying New Tires, Wheels

October 17, 2012
- Yannick Larose Sentenced for Assault and Intimidation Charges
- McGraw-Hill Reports Decreased Construction Starts in September

October 11, 2012
- 3M Reorganizes Business Groups
- Avery Dennison and 3M Deal Dissolves
- Space Technology in Insulation Markets Cuts Energy Bills
- Tint Rule: The Bias Shows
- Restyling Area at SEMA Show to Showcase More Than 300 Exhibitors
- Solar and Energy Loan Fund Breaks Records in August
- Interior Motives—Decorate for Beauty and Efficiency this Winter
- Energy Efficiency Saves on Resources

September 27, 2012
- This Year’s IWFC Tint-Off Champions Reflect on Marketing and the Industry
- 2013 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ Dates and Location Set
- Modagrafics Selects Avery Dennison as Graphics Solutions Vendor of the Year
- Oklahoma City Alta Mere Franchisee is Recognized with Award
- Andy Hayes Earns CEM Certification
- Automotive Rust Protection Sales Up According to Ziebart International Corp.
- City Hall Sun Glare Costs $15K
- 51 Motorists Summoned Over Dark Tinted Windscreens in Kedah Ops
Broken Arrow Police Will Enforce Window Tint Law
Standardize Rules for Tinted Vehicles

September 13, 2012
- Solar Art Window Film Named in Inc.’s 2012 Rankings
- Helen Sanders Discusses the Benefits of Dynamic Glazing
- The 2012 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ Opens in One Week
- Companies You Can Expect to See at the 2012 IWFC
- 3M Hosts Workshop on Energy-Efficient Manufacturing
- Some Helpful Hints to Keep Intruders at Bay
- MALAYSIA: Glass Safety Tint Sales Up
- Minnows Would Do Well To Seek Bigger Fish

August 30, 2012
- Watch the Film’d Newscast for a Look Back at our Award-Winning Video Program
- One Day Left to Pre-Register for the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™
- Window Film Community Gears Up For Annual Conference and Tint-Off™
- Meet the Supporters of the 2012 IWFC: LLumar
- 3M Completes Manufacturing Expansion for Ultra Barrier Solar Film in Columbia
- Former Window Film Dealer Advances to Finals Round of 3M Championship Golf Tournament
TODAY’S BLOG: The Times They Are A-Changin’
Are U.S. Thin-Film Deals ‘Killing’ Solar Module Manufacturing In India?
- UCLA’s New Transparent Solar Film Could Be Game-Changer
- Heliatek Trials Solar Film Technology Production
- Company Says Window Film Will Reduce Energy Costs
- Dark Window Tint Now Illegal in Broken Arrow
- A Toronto Tower That Aims to ‘Blend into the Sky’

August 16, 2012
- California Assembly Passes New Tinting Regulation
- Window Film Magazine Wins Best “Webcast Series” Category in National Competition
- ON THE BLOGS: Liquid Security Film?
- Pre-Registration Deadline Nearing for the 2012 IWFC
- Meet the Supporters of the 2012 IWFC: Solar Gard
- Additional Items Requested for Silent Charity Auction at IWFC
- Arizona Public Service Seeks 32MW Solar Project
- USA Seaclear Introduces Demist™ Anti-Fog Window Film
- Kohima Police Bans Tinted Films on Vehicles
- Port Charlotte Man Arrested For Selling Percocet

August 2, 2012
- Window Film Companies Employ Marketing Strategies to Increase Sales in Summer Months
- Discounts on Hotel Room Rates for IWFC to End
- More Competitors, More Competitiveness, More Winnings: The 2012 International Window Film Tint-Off™ Hosts More Competitors
- Defending Champion University of Michigan’s Solar Car Features Avery Dennison Vehicle Wrap in 2012 American Solar Challenge
- IWFA Offers Free Consumer Info About Benefits of Window Film
Better Business Bureau: Beware of Auto-Wrap Advertising Pitch
More Drivers Being Ticketed for Illegal Window Tint
- Too Dark Window Tint Could Be Illegal 

July 19, 2012
- London Event Requires Large-Scale Window Film Installations
- Window Film Magazine Named as ASBPE Award Finalist
Meet the Supporters of the 2012 IWFC: Madico Window Films
Rules and Regulations and Score Sheet Now Available
- International Window Film Association Announces Membership Drive and Readies for Annual Conference
- Don’t Paint Your Car: Wrap It
- Cutting Your Home Energy Costs
- Tint Crackdown Day Two

July 5, 2012
- New Window Film Technology Introduced at WDMA Conference
- Meet the Supporters of the 2012 IWFC: 3M
- Monika Baraket, Online Marketing Strategist, to Speak at the IWFC 2012
- Studio AM Works on Designs for London Cable Car
- Believe in Tomorrow House at St. Casimir Gets Wrapped
- TODAY’S BLOG: And the Thunder Rolls
- Invicta Launches New Energy Saving Window Film
- Renters’ Tips for Reducing Summer Cooling Bills
- Illegal Window Tint Leads to Drug Charges for Milwaukee Man

June 21, 2012
- California Energy Commission Includes Window Film in State Building Code
- Security Film Ad Banned for Warnings About Terrorism and Flying Glass
- Early-Bird Pre-Registration to End Next Friday for the IWFC
- Meet the Supporters of the 2012 IWFC: HanitaTek Window Films
- Civic Offices to Sport Olympic Images
- Kentucky Utilities Offers Rebates on High-Efficiency Appliances
- 3M Completes Manufacturing Expansion of Solar Film at Missouri Plant
- TODAY’S BLOG: Window Film Brings People Together
- Ax Wielding Hero Stops Would be Burglar

June 7, 2012
FILM’d Newscast is on the Road for AIA and Preparing for the IWFC
International Window Film Conference Full Seminar Schedule Now Available Online
Businesses Use Plastic Film to Protect Windows from NATO Protesters
A Glare Grows in Dallas: Why a New Condo Tower has the City’s Art Community Up in Arms
KU Offering Rebates for Energy Efficient Appliances
- One Face, But Two Sides of a Story
- New Product Withstands Storm Winds, Saves Energy
- Clay to Participate in Weather Preparedness Tax Holiday

May 24, 2012
- Israeli Film Company Offers Protection to Hospitals
- IWFC Early Bird Registration Discounts End One Month From Today
- Solar Gard Releases Second Environmental Product Declaration
Phila K-9 Cruiser Gets Free Tint for Summer
Tint World to Open New Greensboro Location
Boomer Q&A: We’re All Interdependent
Lead Letter: Window Tint Law Should be Enforced More
- TODAY’S BLOG: Remembering

May 10, 2012
Court Documents Reveal Larose Case Full of Physical Violence
- Geoshield Renews Distribution Agreement with Gulf Coast Countries
- Solutia Reports First Quarter Results for 2012
- Hottie’s Window Tinting Opens in Iron Mountain
- Broward Launches Energy Conservation Campaign
- Spaces: A Fully Recycled House on the Green Home Tour
- TODAY’S BLOG: London Bound

April 26, 2012
Yannick Larose Pleads Guilty to Masterminding Assault and Intimidation
- FILM’d Updates on Window Film Industry Happenings
- Southwest Michigan Branch of USGBC Hosts AIA Accredited Course
- Bugatti Veyron Sang Noir Wrapped by Cam Shaft
- Retired Teacher Nearly Falls for Vehicle Wrap Scam
- Red Phone: Tinted Windows Create Problems
- Illegal Window Tint Leads Officers to Pot Bust

April 12, 2012
- FMCSA Begins Allowing Window Film Use on Big Rig Sidelites
- Tint World Franchise Announces New Store Opening in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
- Window on the World for Advanced Glass Technology
- The Gleam’s Not Just in Your Eye
- Going to the Dark Side
- Man Jailed for Allegedly Beating Son over Window Tint
- TODAY’S BOLG: The Arrival of Black Betty

March 29, 2012
- Solar Gard Announces New Tools for Dealers
- 3M Recognizes Dealers at Annual Film Dealer Conference
- Sophia Man Turns Hobby into Successful Business
- The Comeback Curtain
- Window Tint Gives San Juan County Law Enforcement Fits
- Security Firm Seeks World Cup Glory
- 200 Vehicles Fined for Tint
- TODAY’S BLOG: Something to Sink My Teeth Into

March 15, 2012
- IWFA Report Reveals Window Film as Most Cost-Effective Energy Saving Choice for Californians
- Madico Acquires More Distribution Rights
- IWFC 2012 Launches New Website and Opens Registration
- Solar Gard Recognizes Dealers with Awards at Panorama Dealer Meeting
- 3M Became the Path to a New Business for WF Glazing
- David Ragan Adds Sponsor for 2012 NASCAR Season
- Windsor’s Motorcycle Armor Receives National Award
- Hero of the High Seas, Captain Richard Phillips to Deliver Keynote at International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ 2012
- Vehicle Wrap Competition Between Australia and New Zealand
- A Room with Too Much View?

March 1, 2012
- Minnesota Window Film Association Seeks to Change State’s Tinting Laws
- Kirkwood Bar & Grill Reflective Windows Case Rescheduled for March 12
- Businesses Try Car Wraps
- Kaiser Permanente Looks to Cut Carbon Footprint 30% by 2020
- KUWAIT—Front Vehicle Windscreens Must be Transparent
- DUBAI—Car Window Tinting Shops of Dubai’s Satwa Area are Rusting Away
- TODAY’S BLOG: Nawlins, Dahlin!

February 16, 2012
- FILM’d Visits New Orleans Window Film Shop
- Pittsburg Hospital Adds Window Film in Wake of Tornado
Mercedes C63 AMG Gets Chrome Blue Window Tint
30 Percent Tinted Glasses OK’d – Windshield, Driver’s Side Clear
Vroom to a New Look
Patriots WR Ochocinco Fined in Ohio Court for Traffic Violation
- TODAY’S BLOG: Deal Me In

February 2, 2012
- Solutia Acquisition Will Increase Growth Rate for Eastman in Asia Pacific
- Madico Aquires Select Enpro Distribution Assets
- Utah Legislature Move to Allow Darker Car Windows Dies
- State Announces Clean Tennessee Energy Grant Program And Energy Efficiency Projects
- Window Tint: Slashing Business Costs While Going Green
- Citations for Loud Mufflers, Illegal Tinting are Issued
- Today’s Blog: Change, Meet My Friend Denial

January 19, 2012
- 3M Takes Better Buildings Challenge In-House
- Tint World to Open New Location in Charlotte
- Hightstown High School Grad Loses Battle With Cancer, Friends Continue Fundraising Efforts
- Window Tinting Prices: Three Things That Make a Difference
- IWFA Promotes Window Film as Solution for Glare
- LEBANON- Police Confiscate 929 Unlicensed Motorcycles

January 5, 2012
- Performance Films Distributing Moves Forward with Distributorship Agreement
- V-Kool Planning New Solutions Next Year
- Genealogical Society Promotes Awareness of African American Culture
- Key Communications Events Manager Receives Award for Outstanding Performance
- Noticing Window Film on Your Honeymoon
- Bayonne Cops Pull Over Man with Tinted Windows, Also Discover Suspended License and $50 Bill
- Today’s Blog: Why I Hate Resolutions

December 15, 2011
- FILM’d Reviews the Events of 2011
- Holiday Deals Popular Among Window Film Shops
- Madico Opens Northeast Service Center
- NTSB Calls for Nationwide Ban on Driver Cell Phone Use of All Sorts
- Tinted Windscreens and a One-Stop Career Centre Are on the Agenda for MPs Today
- Researchers Develop SolarWindow With Faster, Rapid Scale-Up Process for Applying Solution-Based Coatings
- Thornton Named Business Director for 3M’s Energy Conservation Division

December 1, 2011
- Commonwealth Laminating and Coating to Expand Facility in Martinsville
- Dates Announced for International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ 2012; Scheduled for September 20-22 in Louisville, Ky.
- Solutia’s EnerLogic Film Awarded as Innovative
- IWFA Warns Consumers about Effects of Winter Sun
- Adding Shades or Film Can Improve Inefficient Windows
- Driver Fined for Tinted Windows
- Today’s Blog: Bad Reputation

November 17, 2011
- Wrapping Up the SEMA Show with FILM’d
- FILM’d Goes Off the Record: 2011 Edition
- FILM’d: The Tint-Off Challenge
- Auto Wraps Can Save Struggling Phoenix Companies
Brent Tatum: Life Under Wraps
November/December Digital Edition of Window Film Magazine Now Available
- TODAY’S BLOG: Using Your Business Facebook Page to Build Connections by Patric Fransko
- Bird Deaths on Campus Prompt Window-Design Project, Art Exhibit
Keep Out Cold This Winter
HPD Monitoring Window Tint
Cops Say They Discovered Huge ID Theft Operation
Officials: Police Use ‘Best System Available’ to Measure Window Tint

November 3, 2011
- FILM’d Discovers Status of Industry and New Products at SEMA Show
- SEMA Show 2011 Kicks Off in Las Vegas
- View Window Film Magazine’s SEMA Show Slideshow
- NIST Researcher Shares Results of Test on Properties of Polymer
- Solutia Extends Distributorship Agreement Through 2015
- Window Film Editor Katie Hodge Weds
- Energy Tip #3: Plastic Window Film
- Window Tint Violations Becoming More Prevalent on Base
- Viva La Film

October 20, 2011
- Industry Responds to Solutia’s Acquisition of Southwall Technologies
- Window Film Industry to Make Appearances in Maryland and Las Vegas
- Energy Entrepreneurs Flock to Renewables Bonanza
- IRS Eases Up on Worker Misclassifications
- Window Tinting Tickets Biased?
- Businessman: Town’s Window Tint Meters Are Inaccurate
- 5 Ways to Lower Your Heating Bills This Winter

October 6, 2011
- Industry Reacts to Finalized Sale of Solar Gard
- Energy-Efficiency Remains a Major Focus at Greenbuild
- Glass TEXpo™ Returns to San Antonio in April 2012
- Tint World® Licenses Three New Franchise Locations
- 3M Film Turns Windows Into Transparent Solar Panels
- DigiGlass Names EURO Windowfilm AB Official Reseller in Sweden
- DuPont and Bürkle Claim Glass/Glass Thin-Film Solar Module Productivity Breakthrough
- Shelby County Considers Vehicle Tint Ordinance
- Agency on Lookout for Tinted Windows at Jakarta Terminals
- Drivers with Tinted Windows Win Some and Lose Some
- TODAY’S BLOG: What I Know for Sure by Katie Hodge

August 25, 2011
- Florida Kids Attend “Film School”
- Solar Gard Donates Items for Silent Auction
- Five Reasons Why Accreditation Matters
- IWFA Announces Release of Dealer Survey
- Tinting Can Keep Your Car Cooler in Florida’s Summer Sun
- Inexpensive Window Film Has Many Benefits, From Cutting Energy Bills to Preventing Break-Ins
- David Beckham Caught for Illegal All-Black Tints on Car Window
- Alleged Tinting Violations Lead to Felony Charges

August 11, 2011
- Bekaert Specialty Films Sold to Saint-Gobain
- What Happens in California, Never Stays in California
- Contest Winner Competing in Tint-Off
- Want More Out of Your Online Marketing? Cody Flanagan Has Answers
- Johnson Window Films Gives Away Trip to the International Window Film Tint-Off and Conference
- New Energy Generates Electricity on Flexible Plastic Using Novel See-Through SolarWindow Coatings
- PHILLIPINES—Elevating Auto Tinting to an Art Form
- AUSTRALIA—Starleaton Opens International ‘Wrap Artist’ Contest to Australia and New Zealand
- Q&A: Window Film Helps to Keep the Summer Heat Outside
- Lamar County Buildings to Receive Facelift

July 21, 2011
- A New Law in Florida Has Window Film Companies Up in Arms
- International Window Film Conference Seminars Focus on the Customer
- Play by the Rules: Rules and Regulations and Score Sheet Now Online
- Become IWFA-Accredited During the Conference
- 3M Introduces Exterior Window Film Prestige Series
- Consider Window Film First
- SAGE’s Dr. Helen Sanders Tells Congress Green Building Loans Drive Job Creation
- Homeless Center Gets Energy Boost
- Vehicle Window Tinting Company Opens in Ferndale
- No Developments on ‘Tinted Car Windows Proposal’

July 7, 2011
- How $2.86 an Hour Made Tinter Michael Phifer Rich
- IWFA Launches New Branding Campaign
- Who is Behind the Big Event?
- U.S. Film Crew Takes Common Courtesy Approach to Competition
- Drivers Opt for Window Tinting to Avoid Rays
- Angie’s Advice: Try Window Film to Make Room Temp Just Right
- How Do You Use Daylighting While Reducing Excess Heat from Windows?
- Try Film on Windows, Doors to Stop Bird

May 26, 2011
- It’s All Natural
- International Window Film Tint-Off and Conference™ Information Update
- Advent of V-KOOL® Heralds a New Era of Change in the Window Film Industry in South Korea
- Solar Gard Photovoltaics Delivers New Benchmark for Backsheet Cost and Performance
- Lilly Planning to Add Life-Science Artwork to its Campus

May 12, 2011
- PGC International Legislative Retreat Wraps Up in Washington, D.C.
- Tint-Off First Prize Increased to $10,000
- 3M to Build Solar Materials Plant in Hefei, China
- Chemistry Energizes China
- Pioneering Efficiency Advocate Blair Hamilton Dies
- Unapproved Hurricane Protection Draws Warning in Florida
- The Pros and Cons of Window Films

April 28, 2011
- Chairman Discusses New Members Action Committee of the IWFA
- Hanita Coatings Acquires Film Pacific Australia
- Obama Signs 1099 Repeal Into Law
- New Tool Helps Police Crack Down on Tinted Windows
- Footballer Josh Walker Stopped for Having ‘Too Dark’ Car Windows

March 10, 2011
- FILM’d Presents the State of the Industry
- Advanced Window Solutions Named National Dealer of the Year by Solutia
- Mizrachi Brothers Open Three New TintWorld Centers
- 3M Introduces New Translucent Polyester Window Films
- IWFA Announces Creation of Members Action Committee
- Heavily Tinted Car Window Leads to Arrest of Maryland Probationer in Brookside

February 24, 2011
- Steve Phillips: “I’m Here to Stay”
- Solutia Expands Llumar Decorative Window Film Program
- Digital Light Sensor Chip Draws 0.65µA
- Do It Yourself: Some CFL Options For Covered Fixtures
- PRO/CON: Is Crackdown on Minor Traffic Violations Fair?
- Window Smashed While Pupils Work

January 27, 2011
- Window Film Proves Itself as Powerful Marketing Tool
- Solar Gard® Window Film Calls for Increased Transparency as it Publishes Largest Environmental Product Declaration
- National Window Films Celebrating 20 Years Of Excellence
- Licenses Granted to U.S. Companies Run the Gamut
- Nano Ceramic Technology Wins 2010 Car & Driver Award
- CHINA – Solar Gard Plans to Build New Specialty Film Production Plant in China
- Operation vs Tinted-Windows to Start Today: LTFRB Official
- Easy Eco Ways to Credit Crunch Proof Your Home and Save Over £500 Per Year
- Drug/DUI Arrests Appealed; Drivers Say Window-tinting Wasn’t Cause to be Stopped

January 13, 2011
- International Window Film Tint-Off and Conference™ Makes Plans
- Directed Electronics Enters Film Industry
- 2010 Top Products
- Hodge Promoted to Editor of Window Film Magazine
- Retailers’ Green Efforts Focused on Energy Management
- Tottenham star faces speeding sentence after being clocked at 105mph