Posts Tagged ‘Xpel’

Film Companies Celebrate Thanksgiving

Nov 23rd, 2022

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, a day packed with family, football, and, of course, a copious supply of cooked and baked goods. As the holiday season begins, film companies prepare for an end-of-year push with rest and reflection on what they’re most thankful for. Open or Closed? “We are closed Thursday and Friday to give our team […]

Compensation Plans: The Pros and Cons of Each

Nov 23rd, 2022

I have met many shop owners in the industry, and we have frequently talked about compensating employees. In this article, I want to break down the compensation plans I have seen over the years. Keep in mind that the plans and positions vary, and there is no one perfect solution. I recommend that owners/managers consider […]

XPEL Reports Third Quarter 2022 Results

Nov 16th, 2022

XPEL, a global provider of protective films and coatings, announced results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2022. Third Quarter 2022 Highlights Revenues increased 31.0% to a record $89.8 million in the third quarter; gross margin percentage improved to 39.8% in the third quarter, a new high for the company; and […]

A Sin City Slideshow

Nov 9th, 2022

The SEMA Show is home to an automotive industry propelled by restyling and car care accessories—namely window film, paint protection film (PPF) and ceramic coatings. The West Hall featured dozens of annual exhibitors, and it was a lot to take in. Let’s scroll through my event camera roll and re-live the event in full focus. […]

SEMA 2022 Snapshots: XPEL

Nov 4th, 2022

XPEL’s SEMA booth features a 1 of 19 Lamborghini Sian FKP 37 Roadster packed with its products.

XPEL Acquires Assets of Australian-Based Distributor

Oct 5th, 2022

XPEL, a provider of protective films and coatings, announced the acquisition of the paint protection film business of Car Care Products Australia, a distributor of automotive protective films serving Australia. Car Care Products Australia will remain in business selling its non-paint protection film products. Mat Moreau, senior vice president, Sales and Product of XPEL, states, […]

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 […]

How Ryan Pape’s Big Gamble and Going ‘All In’ Propelled XPEL

Sep 7th, 2022

When Ryan Pape took the XPEL CEO job, he thought his wife would be excited. He was wrong. “She cried,” said Pape. “She thought it was a terrible idea.” Back then in 2009, XPEL (XPEL), a maker of protective film that protects paint on cars from chips and scratches, was on the verge of going […]

Coming and Going: Victory Capital Management Divests and BlackRock Increases Stake in XPEL

Aug 24th, 2022

Victory Capital Management filed a 13F-HR form on August 1 disclosing ownership of zero shares of XPEL (US: XPEL) with total holdings valued at $0 USD as of June 30, 2022. Victory Capital Management had filed a previous 13F-HR on May 4, 2022 disclosing 5,286 shares of XPEL at a value of $229,000 USD. This […]

XPEL Reports Revenue of $83.9 Million in Second Quarter 2022

Aug 10th, 2022

XPEL, a global provider of protective films and coatings, announced results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2022. Revenues increased 22.0% to a record $83.9 million in the second quarter, and net income grew 16.8% to $11.9 million, or $0.43 per share, compared to $10.2 million, or $0.37 per share, in […]

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