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Where in the World is SUN-GARD® ?
The sudden re-emergence of Film Technologies International’s (FTI) old
SUNGARD ® and GLASS-GARD® brand names has left many of the company’s old
customers a bit confused. Bill Stewart, former marketing director for
FTI and now marketing director for Solamatrix (which acquired the
brands) clears the air.
The window film industry has been able to do a lot in protecting against
fade,cutting down on ultraviolet (UV) light, and even mitigating the damage of bomb blasts. But the Miami-Dade County standards are one
hurdle the industry hasn’t yet cleared. Contributing writer Les Shaver provides an update.
Christophe Fremont believes the window film industry is currently at a crossroad. The right turn will lead it to a century of prosperity, but
the wrong turn will place the industry on a slippery, downward slope. Fremont, president of Bekaert Specialty Films in San Diego, sounds off
on what he believes is necessary for the industry to secure a bright and
IWFE 2008—The Bar Has Been Raised
The green movement and a slow economy have created a scrupulous customer
base for the film industry. Now more than ever dealers have to focus on
the bar on professionalism. May 1-3 this year, several hundred left
prepared to meet the challenge.
departments and columns
On the Cover: Bekaert’s team from
right to left: Christophe Fremont, president; Kathryn Giblin, vice
president of global marketing and technical services; and Dave Anderson,
vice president of operations.
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