The Latest From PPF Mag

PPF Projects: The 2022 Toyota Tundra

Nov 30th, 2022

Each paint protection film (PPF) project is unique and requires various installation techniques and strategies. For that reason, WINDOW FILM and PPF magazines present a new series detailing jobs involving the latest cars on the market—and the master installers behind them. Two-in-One A 2022 Toyota Tundra received a full-body PPF wrap courtesy of Cool Dreams […]

WFCT’s Winners Circle: Nobody Said it Was Easy

Sep 28th, 2022

Competitions at the 21st Annual International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) were home to the world’s best tinters, paint protection film (PPF) applicators and decorative film creatives. But like anything worthwhile, a podium finish was all but a cakewalk. Going for Gold “There’s so many extremely good tinters that came out this year,” said […]

The Art of the Fire Sale

Sep 28th, 2022

I am amazed at the growth our industry has seen through the recent pandemic that has affected and rewritten life as we know it. Despite economic strains, shops have continued to stay busy and grow more than ever. But as our economy comes into some challenging inflationary moments and supply chain issues plague the automotive […]

The Great Changeup

Mar 30th, 2022

Major League Baseball’s (MLB) opening day lands on April 7, eight days away. Changeups are sure to be constant during the Boston Red Sox/New York Yankees duel, but I have a different kind of pitch on my mind today. I caught up with Kyle Rehatchek to detail the curveballs associated with a daunting career change. […]

The Women of Window Film: A Women’s History Month Spotlight

Mar 16th, 2022

WINDOW FILM Magazine celebrates Women’s History Month by profiling some of the amazing women of film. Bernice Berry, Pure Luxury Tint and Detailing Services, Chandler, Ariz. Bernice Berry was a divorced, homeless mother of two who, by the age of 23, had endured and ended an abusive marriage involving drugs and violence. Berry then began […]

Worthwhile Investments

Mar 2nd, 2022

I talked about developing a business owner mindset last month, and fear is one of the steepest hurdles; of the unknown, failure, and disappointment. Business investments you make help you prevail over false limitations created by worry. Cash and Time Cash is the investment a business needs for inventory purchases, operating expenses, marketing and advertising, […]

Losing Labor: Film Shops Discuss Employee Retention

Feb 16th, 2022

Hiring—and keeping—a stockpile of experienced installers is on every owner’s wish list. It’s been a challenge for Kyle Fuller of Tint Pro in Warner Robins, Ga., whose workforce diminished by 40% to start the year. The Problem “I had an employee that worked for me for 88 days,” Fuller says. “He was coming up on […]

What is Your Road Map?

Feb 2nd, 2022

I am excited to be a contributor and share insights I have garnered over my many years in our industry. Seeing as we’re kicking off 2022 with New Year’s Resolutions, I thought a good start would be talking about road maps. When visiting and consulting with shops across the country, I liked to sit down […]

XPEL Selected as Exclusive Sponsor of Audi Club North America

Jan 12th, 2022

XPEL Inc., a global provider of protective films and coatings, announced a multi-year designation as the exclusive paint protection film (PPF) and window film sponsor of Audi Club North America. This new sponsorship will highlight the XPEL brand to Audi Club North America members to drive top of mind awareness for the company’s portfolio of […]

What to Consider if You Are Considering PPF

Apr 14th, 2021

Window film companies looking to expand their product portfolios with paint protection film should plan to attend the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT), June 7-9 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Paint protection film (PPF) is a thermoplastic urethane applied to the painted surfaces of cars (and other products) in […]

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