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Industry Gears up for National Window Film Day

Apr 29th, 2015

Tommy Silva being presented with Hawaii's National Window Film Day proclamation.

*+-Dealers, manufacturers and localities nationwide are preparing for National Window Film Day, to be held tomorrow, April 30. In addition to Virginia and St. Petersburg, Fla., the city of Chicago, Fort Myers, Fla., Henry County, Va., (home to Eastman’s film manufacturing plants) and Hawaii have all made proclamations that April 30 be recognized as National […]

Window Genie to Give $1,000 of Window Film Away

Apr 22nd, 2015

Window Genie will give one consumer a $1,000 installation of window film manufactured by 3M, its new supplier.

*+-In celebration of National Window Film Day on April 30, one lucky consumer will receive $1,000 of 3M window film installed by a Window Genie location for free. “Many of our services save customers money because regular maintenance and cleaning means a longer lifespan for windows, siding, gutters, driveways and more,” says Rik Nonelle, CEO. […]

Localities Make Public Proclamations for Window Film

Apr 8th, 2015

Virginia Governor Terry McAulife has proclaimed April 30, 2015 to be National Window Film Day for the commonwealth.

*+-Make way for Window Film. Both the governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia and mayor of St. Petersburg, Fla., have proclaimed April 30 to be National Window Film Day. Both places play a significant role in the industry. Virginia is the headquarters of the International Window Film Association (IWFA) and houses two major window film […]

Eastman Chemical Company Receives Prestigious EPA Award

Apr 8th, 2015

*+-The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Eastman Chemical Company with a 2015 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Sustained Excellence Award for “the richness of its energy management program and continued leadership in superior energy management,” according to a company release. Through its partnership with the Energy Star program, Eastman has made impactful […]

Solar Art Window Film Acquires San Diego Glass Coatings

Apr 1st, 2015

Solar Art Window Film has acquired San Diego Glass Coatings.

*+-Solar Art Window Film is making moves on the West Cost. The Irvine, Calif.-based company acquired San Diego Glass Coatings (SDGC), a 30+ year-old privately-held company headquartered in San Diego, Calif. SDGC has an active customer base which includes property managers, general contractors, glass companies, architects and various city agencies. “The acquisition of San Diego […]

Registration for Tint-Off Competitors Now Open

Mar 25th, 2015

Registration is now open for Tint-Off competitors.

*+-Competitor registration is now open for the 2015 International Window Film Tint-Off™. The competitions are set to be held September 30 – October 2 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center and will include automotive, architectural and paint protection film (PPF) divisions. They are once again sponsored by Window Film magazine. “The number of competitors has grown […]

IWFA: Upcoming National Window Film Day for “Public Education”

Mar 4th, 2015

*+-The International Window Film Association (IWFA) is making sure the nation takes a day to appreciate the industry it works diligently to represent. National Window Film Day will be held on April 30th, as a day of public education focusing on a cost-effective solution to reducing energy costs in homes, protecting skin and home decor […]

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 […]

Does Window Film Need Another Rating System?

Jan 28th, 2015

The U.S. Department of Energy and Window Covering Manufacturers Association are funding a new window film rating system.

*+-Is there room for another window film rating system? The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) thinks so. With a $1.6 million cost-shared grant from the DOE, the Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA) has launched the new Attachments Energy Rating Council (AERC). According to a press release, AERC “will design and administer a new energy rating […]

Architectural Film Installers Look to Form National Entity

Jan 7th, 2015

handshake

*+-A group of more than 50 window film dealers convened recently on a public conference call intended to unite regional architectural installers on a national level in some sort of organized way. It all started with a post by Tampa, Fla.-based Advanced Film Solutions owner and Window Film magazine columnist Mike Feldman in the popular […]