Posts Tagged ‘window film’

Legislative Roundup: Alabama Passes Tint Exemption for Law Enforcement

May 5th, 2021

WINDOW FILM magazine continues to keep an eye on state legislation that would affect the window film industry, following recent developments in Alabama, Texas and Hawaii. Legislation that would exempt law enforcement from the state prohibition on tinted windows passed the Alabama Legislature on April 29 and is now awaiting action by the Governor. Alabama […]

Legislative Roundup: New Hampshire Debates Side Window Tinting

Apr 28th, 2021

Several bills that would affect the window film industry has been introduced in state legislatures across the country in the early part of 2021. The following is a sample of those that Window Film magazine is keeping an eye on. The New Hampshire legislature is debating a proposal that would allow for aftermarket tinting of […]

PRO Act Passes the House but Fate in Senate Remains Unknown

Apr 21st, 2021

Just who is an employee and who is an independent contractor at your window film company may change if the House of Representatives has its way. The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act passed in the House (HR 482) on March 9, seeking to redefine what constitutes an independent contractor. That move has everyone […]

Hotel Discounts for WFCT Expiring Soon – Reserve Your Rooms Today!

Apr 21st, 2021

Still deciding where to stay for the International Window Film Conference and Tint-off™ (WFCT)? Your options are plenty but if you are considering a room at one of our partner hotels, discounts expire on May 14. The Rosen Centre Hotel and the Rosen Plaza Hotel have both set aside a block of reduced rate rooms […]

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 […]

Governors Proclaim National Window Film Day

Apr 14th, 2021

Many state Governors are proclaiming April 30 as National Window Film Day in recognition of the significant role that professionally installed window film may play in contributing to the achievement of carbon neutrality status in the coming decade, according to the International Window Film Association (IWFA). Among the United States’ governors proclaiming National Window Film […]

Film Star: How a Career Change Led to Window Film

Apr 14th, 2021

Successful window film shop owners come from a variety of industries, even banking, as was the case for Brian Brown, owner of Exclusive Detail in Charlotte, N.C. He says that change in career paths led him to a more fulfilling career. Brown currently has three full time employees along with his wife, who also works […]

New Business Owner Makes Wrap Installations Xtreme

Mar 3rd, 2021

The wraps, window film and paint protection film (PPF) segments of the film industry can be rewarding and of interest – even to car enthusiasts. Steve Siques, owner of Xtreme Wraps LLC (Xtreme Wraps), located in Fredericksburg Va., can attest to this as he’s recently joined the industry and has been enjoying the creative side […]

Window Film Trends Higher In Web Searches

Dec 16th, 2020

Window Film Trends Higher In Web Searches A review of Internet search trends over time, point to a growing interest in window film. When contrasted with search terms, such as ‘new window’ with the search term ‘window film,’ it now matches, or overtakes ‘new window,’ according to the International Window Film Association (IWFA). A five-year […]

Film Companies Help Commercial Owners Give their Buildings a Facelift

Dec 2nd, 2020

While COVID-19 may change the landscape of office vacancy rates as more business owners recognize the viability of employees working from home, building owners are looking to update the exterior to draw in potential occupants—reimage or reface it if you will. This is good news for window film companies equipped to offer this type of […]

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