Posts Tagged ‘ window film ’

Hüper Optik’s Dealers of the Year Named

Feb 10th, 2016

David Kratz and his wife accept Hüper Optik's Synnergy Award for a large market.

It’s that time of year again. Now is when we find out who the top-performing window film dealers were for 2015, according to their respective manufacturers. Hüper Optik USA was the first to announce its awards last week at its annual meeting, held in Las Vegas. Four companies received the supplier’s highest honors for their […]

Eastman’s Yearly Financial Results Up from 2014, Q4 Down

Feb 10th, 2016

Eastman Chemical Company recently announced its fourth-quarter (Q4) and yearly financial results for 2015. While sales were up for the year, they were down in Q4. “We delivered our sixth consecutive year of solid earnings growth and record cash from operations in 2015,” says Mark Costa, chairman and CEO. “We benefitted from volume growth in […]

See This Week’s Featured Social Media Posts

Feb 10th, 2016

It’s back! Here are some of the posts you put up (and we liked) this week. Murrieta, Calif.-based Tintman shows off his 2015 Infiniti Q50: 2015 Infiniti Q50 with Classic 5/15%. #TintmanOnline #WindowTinting #SoCal #RiversideCounty #InlandEmpire #Murrieta #Temecula #TintShop #shop #Wildomar #Menifee #FrenchValley #LakeElsinore #CanyonLake #Fallbrook #SunCity #tint #windowtint #autotint #ClassicSeries #Infiniti #Q50 #import #importsedan […]

Tennessee Governor’s Budget Includes Film Installations

Feb 10th, 2016

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam's 2016 budget calls for security film to be installed on military facilities.

Governor Bill Haslam of Tennessee is shoring up federal assets with security film. As part of his $34.8 billion proposal, nearly $1.6 million of it is to go toward “force protection upgrades,” according to the document. These funds would be “provided for the installation of security measures,” including window film among other things. The proposal, […]

What Film Franchises Made the Franchise 500 List?

Jan 27th, 2016

Tint World in Grapevine, Texas will have close to $800,000 in sales this year with only four employees. Its owner, Rodney Thiel, won the company's Franchisee of the Year award.

Where did the three franchises that offer window tinting services rank on Entrepreneur magazine’s annual Franchise 500? Check the stats below for the franchises that made the list—and their percentage of film sales.   No. 170 – Window Genie Initial Investment: $89,800 – $139,000 Year-Over-Year Change in Units: +23 This was the seventh year Cincinnati, […]

A Look Inside the Plants: Solar Gard and Johnson

Jan 20th, 2016


Perhaps nothing will impress you more about a product than how it’s made—especially window film. Recently, Window Film magazine had the chance to tour the film manufacturing plants of Southern California. Each gave us get an in-depth look at the processes behind taking film from a simple plastic product to a top-of-the-line solar control solution. And […]

There’s No Place Like CES

Jan 13th, 2016

It’s a trade show unlike any in the world. Every year, nearly 200,000 people descend on Las Vegas to attend CES (formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show). It fills multiple convention centers and, if you’re lucky, your hotel, food and Uber ride will only cost 4.1 times what it usually does. What Is CES? […]

Can Good Search Rankings Hurt Your Marketing Strategy?

Jan 12th, 2016

With everyone talking about how important search rank is, why is this article implying it could hurt your marketing? Let me take a moment to clarify up front. Good search rankings, in and of themselves, are not bad in any way. However, they can hurt your overall marketing strategy when a business places too much […]

Calling All Tint-Off™ Competitors!

Jan 12th, 2016

Think you have what it takes to be crowned the “World’s Best Architectural Window Film Tinter” or “World’s Best Automotive Window Film Tinter,” or maybe even the “World’s Best Paint Protection Film Installer”? Those who would like the opportunity to win such bragging rights are now able to take the first step and register for […]

Register by Friday and Save Big!

Jan 12th, 2016

If you’re interested in attending this year’s International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT), now’s your chance to save big on attendee registration fees! If you sign-up as an Early, Early Bird by Friday, January 15th, you’ll be able to save $100 per person versus registering onsite. Attendee registration is $199 for the first full […]