Posts Tagged ‘ window film ’

Lawsuit Claims Tint to Blame in Fatal Hit of Teen Jogger

Aug 26th, 2015

New York State Supreme Court

A lawsuit alleging that window tint contributed to an accident that killed a 15-year-old has been filed in the Supreme Court of the State of New York—and it’s against the driver and the tinter that installed the film. Though a police report that said tint was not the causing factor, Elvia Daniels has filed a civil […]

IWFA to be an Exhibiting Sponsor of the 2015 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™

Aug 26th, 2015

The International Window Film Association (IWFA) has signed on as an Emerald Sponsor of the 2015 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT). The event is set to be held September 30 – October 2 at the award-winning Atlantis Casino Resort Spa and Reno-Sparks Convention Center and will include educational seminars, an exhibition hall and […]

Tint-Off™ Divisions Reach Record-Breaking Numbers for 2015

Aug 26th, 2015

With International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) 2015 right around the corner, news surrounding our annual competitions is really starting to heat up! We hope to see past competitors at this year’s event, as well as several new faces. Now in its 15th year, the annual event, once again sponsored by Window Film magazine, […]

Are Bad Installations a Result of Nature? Or Nurture?

Aug 19th, 2015

Sometimes air bubbles can be helped and sometimes, they cannot.

For me, “Nature Versus Nurture” is all about how to get the best install finish with paint protection film (PPF) and whether it comes down to environment, skills or both. Don’t Get Dirty I just came back from doing some field work in North Carolina where I saw some interesting environments in which installations were being […]

‘Self-Tinting’ Windows Continue to Get Attention

Aug 19th, 2015

Self Tinting

“Smart windows” may turn out to be a smart investment, according to a recent study. Last month, industry analyst firm n-tech Research released a report titled “Smart Windows Materials Markets: 2015-2022.” According to the report, materials used in smart windows will grow to approximately $760 million by 2020. Materials included in the study are electrochromics, […]

East Coasters Will Love Reno

Aug 5th, 2015

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The East Coast of the United States is home to some of the greatest cities in the world. The nation’s largest city, the nation’s Capital and the nation’s birthplace all reside in the East, each pulling in millions of tourists annually. With so much to do on the East Coast, why is the WFCT heading […]

See What These 20 Cities Charge for Architectural Tinting

Aug 5th, 2015

Locations

A new report from IBIS World, an industry and procurement research firm, aims to “assist buyers of window tinting and film services.” In it, the firm lays out what’s driving the pricing of tinting services and what it thinks consumers should expect to pay. Part of this annual report breaks down the average cost of […]

Heliatek’s Film Won the Company an Impressive Award

Aug 5th, 2015

Heliatek is joining the likes of Google, Kickstarter and Dropbox as a recipient of the World Economic Forum’s “technology pioneers” award, which is presented to the world’s most innovative companies. The Dresden, Germany-based company won the award for its flexible photovoltaic (energy-producing) solar film, which is less than 1 mm thick and was commercialized in […]

Window Film Depot Receives 3M’s Top National Award

Jul 21st, 2015

For the second time, 3M has awarded the Window Film Depot its top national award. The Marietta, Ga.-based national sales and installation business, earned the top spot in 2014 due to its total sales volume, year-over-year growth and partnership with 3M. “Window Film Depot had an outstanding year. They bring a lot of value to the […]

PremiumShield to Exhibit PPF at WFCT 2015

Jul 21st, 2015

Paint Protection Film supplier PremiumShield, has signed on to be a Sponsor of the 2015 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT). The event is set to be held September 30 – October 2 at the award-winning Atlantis Casino Resort Spa and Reno-Sparks Convention Center and will include educational seminars, an exhibition hall and the […]