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Turbo Tint Opens Texas Franchise   

Moran Family of Brands, a franchise group of general automotive repair, transmission repair and window tint services, announced its newest franchise location.   Its Turbo Tint brand opened a store in Carrollton, Texas, this week—a suburb north of Dallas—the company’s eighth location.  “We had window tint installed on several cars a few years ago and discovered […]

Tint World Opens Two New Locations 

Tint World continues its rapid expansion, announcing two new franchise locations in the past few weeks.   One is in Pensacola, Fla., owned and operated by John and Jennifer Mitchell. The other is in South Bend, Ind., owned by father-son team Geza and Kyle Bruckner. It is Tint World’s first in the state and 30th state […]

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Event News

WFCT 2023: What You Missed

Did you miss WFCT? Here’s the next best thing. Watch a tour of the show floor, see new company offerings and hear from this year’s Window Film Hall of Fame inductees.

WFCT 2023 Competition Finalists Announced 

The 2023 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ competition finalists are as follows:  2023 Architectural Tint-Off™ Competition Finalists  Melvin Galdamez, ClearVista Window Tinting LLC  Jae Lister, Sunsational Solutions   Ricky Miller, Green Valley Window Tint   Craig Pengelly, Craig’s Car Care  Marcus Quintana, Campbell Window Film  Arthur Salazar, Sunsational Solutions  Chris Van Sickle, Tintz & Graphx   Torius […]

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Window Film Blogs

Trade Tips

By Casey Flores
Editor, Window Film Magazine

Trade Tips WFCT 2023: What I Missed 

“Every healthy industry has a healthy trade magazine.”   This sentence has rung in my head ever since I heard Debra Levy, Window Film magazine’s publisher, say it. The same can be said for a trade’s convention.   Many industries are not healthy. How would you like to be in mortgage lending right now? What about working […]

Tint Wizdom

By Erik Devash
Founder, Tint Wiz

Tint Wizdom Ensuring a Successful Home Window Film Install Experience 

In the first two articles of this series, we went over the intricacies of establishing contact and scheduling a consultation, and then navigating through the consultation itself to secure the job. Now that you’ve reached the installation phase, the focus shifts to delivering a flawless installation experience. Professional Arrival: Set the Tone from the Start […]

The Cornerman

By Chris West
Director of Automotive Films, XPEL

The Cornerman The Buck Stops Here

As a business owner or manager, the buck stops with us. What do I mean by that? It means that being able to make decisions effectively is important to the success of our businesses. As a teenager, I remember visiting my father at his office one day. He was the chief financial officer of a […]

The Art of Film

By Matthew Darienzo
CEO, Solar Art

The Art of Film $99 TINT JOBS HERE!

One of the advantages Solar Art has in buying many tint companies over the years is that we get to see different ways window tinting businesses are run. Among the most important factors in running a profitable window tinting company is pricing structure. It’s an area we often see neglected but can have a huge […]

Changing Tides

By Kristy Yelle
Co-owner, Palmetto Protection Films

Changing Tides Finishing 2023 With Strong Sales

It’s hard to believe that we are heading into the last week of July and entering the last four months of the year. My hope is that the goals you set at the beginning of the year are tracking well as we are rapidly approaching the fourth quarter of 2023. Finishing the year strong requires […]

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