Posts Tagged ‘ paint protection film ’

XPEL Acquires Canadian Film Distributor Parasol

Feb 11th, 2015

XPEL is a major supplier of paint protection films.

XPEL Technologies Corp., global supplier of paint and headlight protection films, has acquired Parasol Canada, a distributor of paint protection and window film products for the Canadian market. Parasol, founded in 2009, is headquartered in Terrebonne, a suburb of Montreal, with a distribution office in Calgary. The distributor has hundreds of independent installers and automobile […]

From Skin Cancer to Bird Safety: WindowFilmMag.com’s Five Most-Read Stories of 2014

Dec 30th, 2014

Top 5

It was a good year for window film, but what did our readers pay the most attention to on windowfilmmag.com? Was it news about mergers? Tint-Offs? Or birds? Surgeon General Issues Skin Cancer Warning, Tint Shops Respond When government officials speak, people tend to listen. This was the most-read story of 2014 and marked a […]

‘Tis the Season to Sell PPF, Dealers Say

Dec 3rd, 2014

Bulgins offers Christmas specials on PPF installs, which she says spurs sales through the winter.

When things get colder, they tend to move slower—and automotive window film industry is no exception. Each winter, some automotive tint shops (especially in northern states) struggle to stay afloat as the demand for heat rejection dies down. Paint protection film (PPF) takes the cold sting out of winter for Gail Bulgin, president of Private […]

XPEL’s Revenue Up 72 Percent Year-Over-Year in Third Quarter

Dec 3rd, 2014

XPEL Technologies Corp., supplier of automotive paint and headlamp protection films, announced positive results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2014, ended September 30, 2014. For the third quarter of 2014, company revenue was $8.4 million, a 72 percent increase as compared to revenue of $4.9 million in the same prior year quarter and […]

SEMA: Film All About that Paint (No Window)

Nov 5th, 2014

Jose Pichardo installs Solar Gard's Clearshield Pro paint protection film on a Mini Cooper.

It happens once a year—the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show brings out the best in aftermarket automotive products.

WFCT Talks Adding PPF to a Business

Oct 9th, 2014

More product offerings doesn’t always mean more profit, but at the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™, Wednesday morning’s panelists made the case for film installers to add paint protection film (PPF) to their business. “It takes a lot of effort but the profit is there,” said Jamie Warner of Premium Shield. He recommends for […]

Will Protective Panels Put a Dent in the PPF Market?

Sep 24th, 2014

Will the new Airbump technology put a dent in the PPF market?

The French car maker Citroën has introduced exterior protective panels called Airbump on its new C4 Cactus passenger car that is designed to reduce dings and scratches on the car’s surface. The air-filled panels, manufactured from thermoplastic polyurethane, compress up to 3/4 of an inch upon impact and, according to the company, bounce back to […]

Sharpline Converting Inc. to Sponsor the 2014 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™

Jul 16th, 2014

Sharpline Converting Inc., designer and manufacturer of vinyl graphic image products, 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™ […]

Xpel Announces Third-Quarter Results

Dec 9th, 2013

San Antonio, Texas-based Xpel Technologies Corp. announced results for the three months ended September 30, 2013, as compared to the three months ended September 30, 2012. The company shows an increase of 52 percent in revenues over the year, up to $4,877,589 in 2013, compared to $3,207,876 in 2012. Direct costs remained unchanged as a […]

Allegiance After Market Products to Distribute CCL’s Nano-Fusion® in 11 States

Nov 13th, 2013

Allegiance After Market Products (AAM) has announced its partnership with CCL Design to distribute Nano-Fusion® paint protection film (PPF) in the West and Midwest Markets. CCL awarded AAM distributorship for 11 states for their PPF product. The western states include California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho. The Midwest covers Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Montana and […]