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FDC Graphic Films Inc. Names New Chief Technology Officer

FDC Graphic Films Inc. announced that Darrick King is the new chief technology officer for both FDC and Eastex Products LLC. King was most recently chief information officer at Lebermuth where he was recruited to align the Information Technology (IT) department to the corporate strategy and technology for enterprise resource planning software applications, cyber security, […]

Some Motorists Left Frustrated, Ticketed After LHSC Safety Checkpoint in Lafayette Parish

When it comes to illegal tint, it’s not usually considered a super serious crime, but it’s still breaking the law. The seriousness of the offense can depend on where you are and the specific rules they have about window tinting. Different places have different limits on how dark your tint can be. Click here to […]

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Eastman Returns to WFCT as a Diamond Plus Sponsor

Eastman Performance Films, LLC will return to the 2023 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) as a Diamond Plus Sponsor. Both company brands—SunTek® and LLumar®—will be represented. The event, which takes place September 20-22 in Virginia Beach, Va., will feature a world-class educational track, dynamic exhibition and global competitions where automotive, architectural, decorative and […]

Autobahn Returns as WFCT Keynote Sponsor

Autobahn will be the keynote sponsor of the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) 2023. The company will help bring this year’s keynote Shaun White to all full registrants. On Wednesday, September 20, Shaun will address business considerations, the importance of proper training and that extra mile that makes all the difference. In addition […]

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First Things Film

By Chris Collier
Editor, Window Film Magazine

First Things Film The Wide World of WFCT Education

The International Window Film Conference & Tint-Off (WFCT) 2023 is just 119 days away, and the full education program/attendee brochure is complete. I had the opportunity to help organize the full seminar slate, leaning on several sources featured in stories from the newest issue of WINDOW FILM magazine. Glass and Glazing “Every glass company is […]

Tint Wizdom

By Erik Devash
Founder, Tint Wiz

Tint Wizdom Making Your Mark in Residential Tinting

Welcome to Erik Devash’s first blog! We hope you enjoy his insightful content! – Chris Collier, editor of WINDOW FILM magazine. In the world of residential window tinting, scheduling a consultation often acts as the initial stepping stone to selling the job. Although it may be tempting to rush toward a quick estimate based on […]

The Cornerman

By Chris West
Director of Automotive Films, XPEL

The Cornerman ‘What Would Chris Do?’

For my next few articles, I am going to do a series called ‘What Would Chris Do?’ The scenarios will revolve around starting a new business in our industry. Each article will cater to a different scenario and what my strategy would be. For my first article, let’s look at my first advice for any […]

Changing Tides

By Kristy Yelle
Co-owner, Palmetto Protection Films

Changing Tides Creating a Comprehensive Marketing Plan

I have blogged about the potential for a recession, diversifying during the off-season and persevering. A marketing plan is one key component in these areas. Every business should have a well-thought-out business plan; a key part of that plan should be a comprehensive marketing objective. The Roadmap A good marketing plan is crucial for any […]

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