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The International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ 2014: Record Registration Numbers

Sep 10th, 2014

Pre-registration for the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) 2014 is coming to a close September 15, and upon review and cross referencing, our 2014 numbers have already surpassed our 2013 totals, reaching an all-time record!

Save Two Birds with One Film

Sep 3rd, 2014

This is an imprint left by a pigeon that flew into a window.

A growing number of consumers are purchasing specialty window film not only for its energy-saving qualities, but also its bird-saving capacity. At Atlantic Cape Community College (ACCC), bird collisions were occurring almost daily, campus administrator Lisa Apel-Gendron told pennlive.com. “It was disturbing to students and faculty. While researching solutions, we realized we could also address […]

Classes Begin at Advanced Film Program

Aug 27th, 2014

At the Center for Advanced Film Manufacturing, students will get equipped for jobs at Eastman or Commonwealth's window film factories.

One of the window film manufacturing capitals of the world is getting a boost to its workforce with a partnership between public education and private companies. Classes for Patrick Henry Community College’s (PHCC) new Advanced Film Certification program began Tuesday. The program, which launched in April, now has 47 students enrolled. “We are so excited […]

Largest Tint-Off™ Competitions Ever to be Held at This Year’s International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™

Aug 20th, 2014

WFCT

This year’s International Window Film Tint-Off™ competitions, featuring the Automotive, Architectural and new Paint Protection Film (PPF) Divisions are setting new records as the largest International Window Film Tint-Offs to date in each category. “As the competition director, I am thrilled at the growth of the Tint-Off from year-to-year and that Window Film magazine is […]

Window Film Association of Australia and New Zealand Offers Window Film Advice to Homeowners

Aug 20th, 2014

The Window Film Association of Australia and New Zealand (WFAANZ) has released two short videos to help home owners get the most from their window film. The first, Window Film – More Than Meets the Eye, explains the benefits and types of films available. The second, Preparing for Your Window Film, lists the things to […]

LA Business Journal Features Window Film Expansion Prospects

Aug 6th, 2014

The Los Angeles Business Journal featured an in-depth report on the potential expansion of the window film industry in Los Angeles County and beyond. The article reported on the new California building code, which includes window film as a building product to be considered whenever a remodeling project triggers the code. The reporter pulled from […]

Check Out These Attractions While Visiting Baltimore for WFCT™ 2014

Jul 23rd, 2014

The 2014 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT), set to be held October 7-9 at the Baltimore Convention Center and the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards, has something for everyone! While the event will offer educational seminars, an exhibition hall and the attendee-favorite annual competitions, the city delivers an experience like no […]

South Goes South: Nationwide Housing Starts Down 9.3 Percent in June

Jul 18th, 2014

Nationwide housing production fell 9.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 893,000 units in June, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. The drop was due primarily to a nearly 30 percent decline in the South. All other regions posted monthly […]

Single-Family Home Builders’ Confidence Up in July

Jul 17th, 2014

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes reached an important milestone in July, rising four points to a reading of 53 on the monthly National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). “An improving job market goes hand-in-hand with a rise in builder confidence,” says NAHB chief economist David Crowe. […]

Too Much Tint Can Result In Car Seizure

Jul 16th, 2014

A tint job being done at Auto Star in Bermuda. Owner Clevie Simmons believes this Motor Car Amendment Act will have unintended consequences for his customers.

Tint on your car windows that exceeds Bermuda regulations could now justify police seizure of your vehicle. The provisionis part of the Motor Car Amendment Act 2014 and is a matter of safety, one Bermuda Alliance Senator Nalton Brangman, junior minister of tourism development and transport, told the Senate, according to The Royall Gazette. Current […]