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by Casey Flores & Katherine Coig  
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Editor  
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New Places, New Faces  
casey fLores  
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Editor  
KaTherine coig  
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ArtDirector/  
ManagingEditor dcampbell@glass.com  
ArtDirector  
Dawn campbeLL  
art of being a business writer is and Tint-Off™ (WFCT). As a result,  
gaining a knack for the way an the trade show f oor has increased by  
saunDra huTchison  
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world operates grew, it seemed  
my role as a magazine editor  
began to change slowly. While  
my daily job was to ask com-  
panies how they planned to  
increase their market share,  
I soon found them asking me  
how they could do just that.  
industry works. I’ve appreciated more than 60 percent over last year—  
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this journey most during my tenure and that growth is good for all indus-  
as editor of WindoW Film magazine. As try members. So, as of this issue, I will  
my knowledge of how the window-f lm no longer be the editor of this publi-  
cation. Instead, I will focus on  
growing our many trade shows  
into larger and more interna-  
tional events than before.  
Feel free to reach out to me  
at cf ores@glass.com, and we’ll  
make you a part of WFCT next  
year. Readers of all types, I’ll still  
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hoLLy biLLer, vice presiDenT  
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KeLcy summers  
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Tricia Lopez  
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chris bunn  
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bryan hovey  
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Janeen muLLigan  
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As that trend continued, my job be around if you ever want to chat.  
responsibilities changed a bit and this Please welcome Katherine (Kat) Coig,  
year, I worked with sponsors of the this publication’s new editor, as she  
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Midwest  
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International Window Film Conference picks up where I left off.  
—Casey  
North East &  
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Josh LeNtz  
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his summer has been quite the come together. Where else can you  
transition for both Casey and learn from each other’s techniques?  
me. As he enters a new role with- It’s the only trade show dedicated  
in the company, and I make my start as entirely to the progression of the win-  
WindoW Film’s editor, we’re both excit- dow-f lm industry.  
Southeast  
scott RickLes  
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West Coast  
Josh LeNtz  
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ed for these changes. It’s only been a  
couple of months since I com-  
mitted myself to WindoW Film  
magazine, but the knowledge  
I’ve gained of the industry and  
its companies has already sur-  
passed my original expectation.  
In my f rst week, Casey and  
WFCT was the f rst trade show  
I’ve had the chance to attend  
since my start in the indus-  
try—and I’m so thankful it was  
there. From sitting front-row  
in the educational seminars to  
meeting industry veterans, I  
learned more about the many  
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I visited Tint Tech in Fredericksburg, facets of window f lm than would  
Va., where the owner, Brent Simmons, have been possible just writing about  
and his employee, Max, were kind the people, companies and products  
enough to let me watch the f lm-instal- each offers.  
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a pubLicaTion for  
lation process f rst-hand. The two men  
I’ve got some big shoes to f ll fol-  
The enTire fiLm inDusTry  
took synchronized strides to complete lowing Casey, but everyone I met at  
the installation in about 20-minutes the conference was welcoming and  
time (f awlessly, I might add). And now willing to help me as I get my start.  
knowing what I do about the industry, If you couldn’t tell how grateful I was  
about the pride each of you takes in then, know how thankful I am now.  
the art of installation, it’s no wonder And if you weren’t at WFCT this year,  
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WFCT is the best place for tinters to we hope you are next time.  
—Kat  
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