Posts Tagged ‘ window film ’

Here Are 2015’s Top 10 Window Film Stories

Dec 28th, 2015

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Last week, it was the bloopers, this week, it’s the top 10 stories. This tradition is one that speaks to what people care about in this industry. As we look over the most-clicked pieces, it’s clear there are three things tinters want to read about: manufacturers’ decisions, competitions and entrepreneurship. Here are the top 10 […]

Eastman Chemical Company to Reduce Non-Operations Labor

Dec 2nd, 2015


Eastman Chemical Company expects to reduce non-operations labor by up to 5 percent worldwide, which includes cutting 300 to 350 employees, according to a company statement. “Eastman does not as a practice disclose specific plans within a given business,” Travis Smith, vice president and general manager of Eastman Performance Films, says. “But as a global […]

Candidate Bush Joins Construction, Manufacturer Coalition on Teleforum

Dec 2nd, 2015

The construction and manufacturing industries had some one-on-one time with a presidential candidate recently. A coalition of building sector associations participated in the second edition of a presidential teleforum series, as industry members spent more than a half hour hearing from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on his policies as they pertain to business and […]

Slow Season? Try These Wintertime Marketing Hacks

Dec 2nd, 2015

Every year the winter season rolls in and tint shops find business slowing down. It’s inevitable. Consumers are drawn to the cooling effects and shade that window film provides during the hot hours of the summer, but when it cools down, they no longer see a need for it. Over the years, we have tried […]

Avery Dennison Joins Call for “Strong Step Forward” at Paris Talks

Dec 2nd, 2015

Calling climate change “an imminent global threat that demands urgent action from all segments of society,” Avery Dennison Corp. management has signed the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, a White House initiative to enlist U.S. companies in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. “Signing the pledge was an easy decision because we’re already doing the things […]

U.K. Film Company Takes Home Award

Dec 2nd, 2015

Chesham, United Kingdom-based The Window Film Co. recently took home third place in the SME category at the Thames Valley Business Magazine Awards. Micky Calcott, company founder, accepted the award from BBC news anchor Huw Edwards at the Madejski Stadium in Reading, U.K. “2015 has been another exciting year for us,” said Calcott. “We’ve moved […]

10 Things Every Business Website Should Have

Nov 25th, 2015

Hong gave this as an example of a “unique selling proposition.” It lists key statistics that will help build rapport with customers.

Welton Hong of Ring Ring Marketing knows what it takes to get dealers’ phones ringing. Much of that has to do with how their websites are set up, and on a recently held webinar, Hong laid out 10 things every dealer’s website should have. They are as follows: 1) A Call to Action This would be […]

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Nov 25th, 2015

We’ve all said it to ourselves. “If I did this on my own, I could make so much more money.” I know I’ve said that in the past. For the most part, we’ve all started out working for someone else to get our feet wet. Then, a moment comes—or maybe a few—that cause us to […]

What Will The Performance Group Do Now?

Nov 18th, 2015

44Tools will continue to do its regional competitions in training as part of its reorganization.

Performance Films Distributing Inc. (Performance Films Distributing) has some reorganizing to do. “We’ve been in a contract with Eastman since 2007 where they had the right to buy back the distribution rights of PFD,” says Bo Ryan, president. “In 2011, they elected to renew those rights and in 2015, they elected to move back to […]

Eastman to Take Over its Dealer Services, Distributorship

Nov 11th, 2015

Dealers of Eastman Chemical Company’s film products, including LLumar, Vista and Formula One, will soon be serviced by the manufacturer directly rather than by Performance Film Distributing Inc. (PFD-Ohio). The change will be effective December 1, 2015. The company will have “dedicated sales, customer service, warranty and technical service professionals assigned to each and every […]