Automotive Styling Centers

14 05, 2020

Tint World® announces partnership with top antimicrobial auto application

2020-05-14T11:46:33-04:00May 14th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

National Automotive Styling Centers™ franchise teams with industry leader BioPledge® to enhance health and safety protection options.

BOCA RATON, Fla.Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, a premier automotive styling and window tinting franchise, has announced a partnership with BioPledge®, the EPA-registered, hospital-grade, AntiMicrobial Protection (AMP)™, offering their customers long-lasting, industry-leading protection from germs that can cause illness and odors.

The partnership is part of Tint World®’s ongoing commitment to helping vehicle owners stay safe and healthy during the COVID-19 crisis.

“BioPledge is an industry-leading disinfectant for treating microbes that can build up on high-touch surfaces inside vehicles, boats, homes, and offices,” said Charles J. Bonfiglio, CEO and president of Tint World®. “Our customers are looking for the additional level of security that BioPledge delivers right now, and during this challenging situation we’re doing everything we can to enhance their safety.”

BioPledge® is EPA-Registered, offering Anti-Microbial Protection (AMP)™ that instantly kills viruses, bacteria, mold, mildew, algae, and yeast – all without the use of caustic chemicals or scented masking agents. A one-time treatment of BioPledge® AMP™ forms a protective shield that delays the growth of harmful microbes on interior surfaces and prevents odors for up to 30 days after it is applied. BioPledge® AMP™ treatments also remove organic and inorganic odors from air, carpet, upholstery, and other “high-touch” surfaces.

“With this partnership, Tint World® customers will have the number one option for preventing germs and microbes in their vehicles, which is a critical service and one that’s top of mind for most people right now,” said Alex Baranga, president of BioPledge®. “Tint World®’s success is built on providing the highest-quality products and services that are available, and BioPledge® is looking forward to being part of that mission.”

Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™ offer sales and installation of auto and marine accessories, mobile electronics, audio video equipment, security systems, custom wheels and tire packages, window tinting, vehicle wraps, paint protection films, detailing services, nano ceramic coatings, maintenance and repair services, and more. Tint World® is also the leading provider of residential, commercial and marine computerized window tinting and security film services with locations throughout the U.S. and abroad, with franchise opportunities available worldwide.

About BioPledge
BioPledge LLC offers its proprietary BioPledge® AntiMicrobial Protection (AMP)™ to auto dealerships and industry retailers in order to augment their existing cleaning and detailing services. BioPledge® AntiMicrobial Protection (AMP)™ addresses the cleansing of both the cabin interior and the air filtration system removing interior odors caused by everyday life as well as the unexpected. Odors from spills, food and pets along with odor-causing bacteria, fungi and algae are all over cars. These odors settle into the cabin of the car and will continue to circulate when using the vent or Heat/AC. A one-time treatment of BioPledge® AMP™ forms a protective shield that delays the growth of harmful microbes on interior surfaces and prevents odors for up to 30 days after it is applied. For more information, visit http://www.biopledge.com/.

About Tint World

Founded in 1982, Tint World® has grown to become the leading franchise provider of automotive styling, residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security film services. With Automotive Styling Centers™ in the U.S. and abroad, each franchise location houses approximately 20 profit centers, ranging from in-store accessory installations to off-site sales and installation of residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security films. To find out more, please visit www.TintWorld.com and www.TintWorldFranchise.com. You can also like them on Facebook.

4 03, 2020

Tint World® expands Dallas service centers with new Rowlett location

2020-03-04T11:01:19-05:00March 4th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

National Automotive Styling Centers™ franchise announces new Texas location.

ROWLETT, Texas — Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, a premier automotive styling and window tinting franchise, has opened a new location in Rowlett, Texas. This brand-new store is the second Tint World® franchise under the ownership of local entrepreneur Michael Richards and will provide full-service auto styling for Dallas, Rockwell, Plano, Garland, and the surrounding counties.

“I was a Tint World® customer before becoming an owner of my first location in Grapevine,” Richards said. “I love cars and I believe Tint World® is the best when it comes to automotive styling. I look forward to bringing the brand to a new market.”

Tint World® Rowlett, Texas, will provide a full range of industry-leading accessories, advanced driver-assistance systems, mobile electronics, car stereo upgrades, security systems, custom wheel and tire packages, window tinting, vehicle wraps, paint protection films, nano ceramic coatings, and much more.

“Michael is an outstanding representative of the Tint World® family,” said Charles Bonfiglio, president and CEO of Tint World®. “He is passionate about expanding the brand’s service options in his community and he has done an excellent job of serving Dallas’ auto enthusiasts.”

The all-new Tint World® Rowlett, Texas franchise location is located at 7001 Rowlett Rd., Rowlett, TX 75089. For more information, call (972) 512-4745.

About Tint World

Founded in 1982, Tint World® has grown to become the leading franchise provider of automotive styling, residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security film services. With Automotive Styling Centers™ in the U.S. and abroad, each franchise location houses approximately 20 profit centers, ranging from in-store accessory installations to off-site sales and installation of residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security films. To find out more, please visit www.TintWorld.com and www.TintWorldFranchise.com. You can also like them on Facebook.

28 02, 2020

Tint World® toasts top 2019 franchises and charts future success at International Franchise Convention

2020-02-28T10:45:36-05:00February 28th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Annual awards and 2020 strategy highlight auto customization and window tinting franchise’s international industry event.

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Leading automotive customization and window tinting franchise Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™ honored its top franchise owners at the company’s 12th annual International Franchise Convention in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, earlier this month.

The 2020 Tint World® International Franchise Convention featured a vendor trade show, seminars and training, and an awards banquet to recognize top-performing franchises.

“The annual convention is one of the highlights of the year for the Tint World® family,” said Charles J. Bonfiglio, president and CEO of Tint World®. “We take some time to celebrate our success, but our franchise owners and the corporate team both are always focused on the future. The franchisees show up focused for the training and education we provide here at the convention, and it’s a chance for us to learn from them, too. The connections that we make at this event are a big inspiration to reach even further in 2020.”

Tint World® presented the following awards at the 2020 Tint World® International Franchise Convention:

  • Franchisee of the Year Award: Jeff and Penny Rackley (The Colony, Texas)
  • Best Performing Franchise Award: Pedro Flores (Midland, Texas)
  • Most Improved Franchise Award: Paul Sawhney (Baltimore)
  • Rookie of the Year Award: David “Kit” Pelletier (Jacksonville, North Carolina)
  • Local Marketing Impact Award: Pete and Barbra Muller (Longwood, Florida)
  • Top Gun Franchise Award: Tim and Stacy Kjaer (Medford/Long Island, New York)
  • Franchise Mentor of the Year Award: Austin Gurba (Lenexa, Kansas)
  • Franchise Ambassador of the Year Award (Canada): Trevor and Sue Dwyer (Ontario)
  • Franchise Ambassador of the Year Award (U.S.): Daniel Apicella (Greensboro, North Carolina)
  • Social Media Achievement Award: Randy and Austin Silver (Cary, North Carolina); Pete and Barbra Muller (Longwood, Florida); David “Kit” Pelletier (Jacksonville, North Carolina); Santiago and Dominica Rojas (Messapequa, New York); Todd and Michelle Simms (Saint Petersburg, Florida); Tim and Stacey Kjaer (Medford/Long Island); Paul Sawhney (Baltimore); Jeff Moolevliet (Coconut Creek, Florida); Michael Richards and Dylan Thiel (Rowlett, Texas)

Tim and Stacy Kjaer, co-owners of the Medford/Long Island store, along with store manager Kurt Kaufman, were once again honored as members of the $2 Million Club. The $1 Million Club included Jeff and Penny Rackley; Michael Richards and Dylan Thiel (Grapevine, Texas); Acey and Kerri Light (Lubbock, Texas); Santiago and Dominica Rojas (Massapequa, New York); and Randy and Austin Silver (Cary, North Carolina).

Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™ offer sales and installation of auto and marine accessories, mobile electronics, audio video equipment, security systems, custom wheels and tire packages, window tinting, vehicle wraps, paint protection films, detailing services, nano ceramic coatings, maintenance and repair services, and more. Tint World® is also the leading provider of residential, commercial and marine computerized window tinting and security film services with locations throughout the U.S. and abroad, with franchise opportunities available worldwide.

About Tint World

Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™ offer sales and installation of auto and marine accessories, mobile electronics, audio video equipment, security systems, custom wheels and tire packages, window tinting, vehicle wraps, paint protection films, detailing services, nano ceramic coatings, maintenance and repair services, and more. Tint World® is also the leading provider of residential, commercial and marine computerized window tinting and security film services with locations throughout the U.S. and abroad, with franchise opportunities available worldwide. To find out more, please visit www.tintworld.com and tintworldfranchise.com.

14 02, 2020

Franchise Gator selects Tint World® as one of the top 100 franchises in the U.S.

2020-02-14T11:31:07-05:00February 14th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Top auto accessory and window tinting franchise recognized for fifth consecutive year.

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, has been named to Franchise Gator’s influential Top 100 Franchises of 2020 list.

Tint World® ranks 29th in its fifth consecutive appearance on the annual list.

“Being part of this exclusive list for five years in a row is an important recognition of the Tint World® family and the hard work we all put in to growing the brand,” said Charles J. Bonfiglio, CEO of Tint World®. “Our franchisees are dedicated, passionate and hard-working, and they value the support and resources we provide them. As this Franchise Gator ranking shows, that formula gets results.”

Franchise Gator, an online franchise database and directory founded in 2002, evaluates franchise systems around the United States for its Top 100 Franchises rankings. An expert panel reviews information from franchise disclosure documents and ranks the top companies based on financial stability, growth, transparency, engagement, continuity and sustainability.

“With all the options entrepreneurs have these days, selecting the right franchise can be intimidating,” Bonfiglio said. “Franchise Gator is making that process easier. Tint World® offers great value and opportunity for franchisees, and connecting that information with the right people is key to our sustained growth.”

For more information about Franchise Gator, visit https://www.franchisegator.com/.

Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™ offer sales and installation of auto and marine accessories, mobile electronics, audio video equipment, security systems, custom wheels and tire packages, window tinting, vehicle wraps, paint protection films, detailing services, nano ceramic coatings, maintenance and repair services, and more. Tint World® is also the leading provider of residential, commercial and marine computerized window tinting and security film services with locations throughout the U.S. and abroad, with franchise opportunities available worldwide.

About Tint World®

Founded in 1982, Tint World® has grown to become an award-winning franchised provider of automotive styling, residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security film services. With Automotive Styling Centers™ in the U.S. and abroad, each franchise location houses approximately 20 profit centers, ranging from in-store accessory installations to off-site sales and installation of residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security films. To find out more, please visit www.tintworld.com and tintworldfranchise.com.

13 02, 2020

Tint World® expands Houston reach with new Humble location

2020-02-13T11:53:48-05:00February 13th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

National Automotive Styling Centers™ franchise announces its fifteenth Texas location.

HUMBLE, Texas — Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, announced today the opening of its 15th Texas location and second under the ownership of local entrepreneurs Chad and Rene Bailey. The store will provide full-service auto styling for the Harris County and Lake Houston community.

“Tint World® offers great franchisee support, and it’s the best option out there in aftermarket auto services,” Chad Bailey said. “I found Tint World® after leaving the corporate world and I find joy offering our customers a fun experience with auto styling and giving back to my community.”

Tint World® of Humble will provide a full range of automotive styling and safety services, including automotive tint, automotive paint protection film, mobile electronics, advanced driver-assistance systems and car stereo upgrades, and residential and commercial window film.

“Chad and Rene are passionate owners and a great representation of the Tint World® family,” said Charles Bonfiglio, president and CEO of Tint World®. “They recognized a demand for auto styling services in the area that was greatly unmet. They take pride in the impact that they have had in their community.”

The all-new Tint World® of Humble store is located at 8090 FM 1960 Rd E, Humble, TX 77346-1765. For more information, call (832) 995-0622.

Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™ offer sales and installation of auto and marine accessories, mobile electronics, audio video equipment, security systems, custom wheels and tire packages, window tinting, vehicle wraps, paint protection films, detailing services, nano ceramic coatings, maintenance and repair services, and more. Tint World® is also the leading provider of residential, commercial and marine computerized window tinting and security film services with locations throughout the U.S. and abroad, with franchise opportunities available worldwide.

About Tint World®

Founded in 1982, Tint World® has grown to become an award-winning franchised provider of automotive styling, residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security film services. With Automotive Styling Centers™ in the U.S. and abroad, each franchise location houses approximately 20 profit centers, ranging from in-store accessory installations to off-site sales and installation of residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security films. To find out more, please visit www.tintworld.com and tintworldfranchise.com.

30 01, 2020

Tint World® showcases continued growth with new corporate hire

2020-01-30T10:44:03-05:00January 30th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Sarah Anderson named executive assistant to CEO Charles Bonfiglio.

BOCA RATON, Fla.Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, has named former executive administrator and facilities manager Sarah Anderson as the company’s new executive assistant to the CEO.

Anderson brings more than 15 years of experience in administration and team management to the Tint World® brand.

“Sarah’s experience in procedural process development is perfect for what we need in an executive assistant,” said Charles J. Bonfiglio, president and CEO of Tint World®. “She’s already displayed a tremendous amount of talent when it comes to internal coordination and communications. I have no doubt her background in franchise business relations will only continue to prove invaluable to our future as a team and as a company.”

Anderson previously worked heavily in commercial real estate franchising and facilities management.

In her new role, she will focus mainly on providing administrative support to executive Tint World® employees and in streamlining communication efficiency across all internal platforms.

“If the right coordination and support isn’t in place for a rapidly growing team, maintaining good communication across departments becomes a difficult feat, and one the CEO shouldn’t have to waste time worrying about,” Anderson said. “I look forward to working closely with this executive team to provide support and administrative assistance on every level. Ultimately, this will free them up to better serve the entire brand.”

Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™ offer sales and installation of auto and marine accessories, mobile electronics, audio video equipment, security systems, custom wheels and tire packages, window tinting, vehicle wraps, paint protection films, detailing services, nano ceramic coatings, maintenance and repair services, and more. Tint World® is also the leading provider of residential, commercial and marine computerized window tinting and security film services with locations throughout the U.S. and abroad, with franchise opportunities available worldwide.

About Tint World®

Founded in 1982, Tint World® has grown to become an award-winning franchised provider of automotive styling, residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security film services. With Automotive Styling Centers™ in the U.S. and abroad, each franchise location houses approximately 20 profit centers, ranging from in-store accessory installations to off-site sales and installation of residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security films. To find out more, please visit www.tintworld.com and tintworldfranchise.com.

27 01, 2020

Tint World® named to Franchise Business Review’s list of the 200 Best Franchises to Buy in 2020

2020-01-27T09:16:33-05:00January 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

National Automotive Styling Centers™ franchise ranks among top national opportunities based on survey of franchisee satisfaction.

BOCA RATON, Fla.Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, has been recognized as one of the best franchise opportunities for entrepreneurs by Franchise Business Review’s annual survey of thousands of franchisees.

The company has been included in Franchise Business Review’s 200 Best Franchises to Buy in 2020 list, which is based entirely on franchisee satisfaction.

“Tint World® franchise owners are on the front lines of the business, and we depend on them for the overall success of the Tint World® family,” said Charles Bonfiglio, president and CEO of Tint World®. “Being recognized as one of the 200 Best Franchises to Buy in 2020 shows that we don’t take them for granted. Our franchises are an essential part of the Tint World® brand, and we make their success a priority.”

Franchise Business Review surveyed more than 28,000 franchisees between June 2018 and November 2019 about leadership, training, core values and their overall enjoyment of running their franchise. The companies with the most positive feedback made the 200 Best Franchises to Buy in 2020 list.

“One of our major goals in 2020 in growth and expansion, and once again making the Franchise Business Review list is a vote of confidence from our franchise owners; it is my personal favorite award we receive, because it comes from votes by our franchise owners,” Bonfiglio said.  “We’re going to continue empowering our franchise owners with the training, marketing solutions and other tools they need to achieve maximum success.”

For more information on Franchise Business Review and the 200 Best Franchise to Buy in 2020, visit https://franchisebusinessreview.com/page/top-franchise-opportunities/.

Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™ offer sales and installation of auto and marine accessories, mobile electronics, audio video equipment, security systems, custom wheels and tire packages, window tinting, vehicle wraps, paint protection films, detailing services, nano ceramic coatings, maintenance and repair services, and more. Tint World® is also the leading provider of residential, commercial and marine computerized window tinting and security film services with locations throughout the U.S. and abroad, with franchise opportunities available worldwide.

About Tint World®

Founded in 1982, Tint World® has grown to become an award-winning franchised provider of automotive styling, residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security film services. With Automotive Styling Centers™ in the U.S. and abroad, each franchise location houses approximately 20 profit centers, ranging from in-store accessory installations to off-site sales and installation of residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security films. To find out more, please visit www.tintworld.com and tintworldfranchise.com.

14 01, 2020

Tint World® ranked a top franchise for the sixth year in a row in Entrepreneur’s highly competitive 41st annual Franchise 500®

2020-01-14T13:01:45-05:00January 14th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Inclusion marks sixth consecutive year National Automotive Styling Centers™ franchise has been part of magazine’s elite franchise rankings

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Placement in the Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry making it one of the company’s most competitive rankings ever. Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the Franchise 500® ranks Tint World® as 279 for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power.

“The 500 companies on this list all have something in common: They understand what consumers want now,” says Entrepreneur editor-in-chief Jason Feifer. “They may be an upstart in a brand-new category, or they may be a brand like Dunkin’ that’s ranked highly on our list for decades. But either way, making our list means they’re forward-thinking, nimble, and closely in touch with their customers’ needs—because in an ever-changing business environment, that’s what a franchise must do to thrive.”

The key factors that go into the evaluation include costs and fees, size and growth, support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. Each franchise is given a cumulative score based on an analysis of more than 150 data points, and the 500 franchises with the highest cumulative scores become the Franchise 500® in ranking order.

“Appearing in the Entrepreneur Franchise 500® for the sixth consecutive year proves the dedication and work ethic of the Tint World® team,” said Charles J. Bonfiglio, CEO of Tint World®. “The Tint World® staff and franchise owners are committed to maintaining the company’s position among the elite automotive styling franchises. We’re all extremely grateful this recognition, but it also inspires us to achieve even more in 2020.”

Over its 41 years in existence, the Franchise 500® has become both a dominant competitive measure for franchisors and a primary research tool for potential franchisees. Tint World®‘s position on the ranking is a testament to its strength as a franchise opportunity.

Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™ offer sales and installation of auto and marine accessories, mobile electronics, audio video equipment, security systems, custom wheels and tire packages, window tinting, vehicle wraps, paint protection films, detailing services, nano ceramic coatings, maintenance and repair services, and more. Tint World® is also the leading provider of residential, commercial and marine computerized window tinting and security film services with locations throughout the U.S. and abroad, with franchise opportunities available worldwide.

To view Tint World® in the full ranking, visit www.entrepreneur.com/franchise500. Results can also be seen in the January/February 2020 issue of Entrepreneur, available on newsstands Jan. 14.

About Tint World®

Founded in 1982, Tint World® has grown to become an award-winning franchised provider of automotive styling, residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security film services. With Automotive Styling Centers™ in the U.S. and abroad, each franchise location houses approximately 20 profit centers, ranging from in-store accessory installations to off-site sales and installation of residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security films. To find out more, please visit www.tintworld.com and tintworldfranchise.com.

11 12, 2019

Tint World® named top franchise opportunity for veterans

2019-12-11T10:01:10-05:00December 11th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Entrepreneur ranks National Automotive Styling Centers™ franchise among best choices offering veteran-friendly options

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, has been named by Entrepreneur as a top franchise opportunity for veterans in 2019.

Entrepreneur surveys hundreds of franchises every year and selects 150 companies that offer the most support and incentives for veteran owners.

“We believe in honoring veterans and their families for the sacrifices that they have made for our country,” said Charles Bonfiglio, president and CEO of Tint World®. “We provide special benefits to veteran owners to help them transition back to civilian life and to extend an opportunity to change their career.”

Tint World® participates in a special program called VetFran to help qualifying veterans acquire franchise businesses by providing special discounts and support.

“Veterans develop excellent leadership and entrepreneur skills from their time spent in service,” Bonfiglio said. “We hope to encourage veterans to bring a teamwork management style to business ownership and to find success that provides them with a strong sense of accomplishment. We want to challenge veteran owners to maximize their potential to become great leaders in their community.”

Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers™ offer sales and installation of auto and marine accessories, mobile electronics, audio video equipment, security systems, custom wheels and tire packages, window tinting, vehicle wraps, paint protection films, detailing services, nano ceramic coatings, maintenance and repair services, and more. Tint World® is also the leading provider of residential, commercial and marine computerized window tinting and security film services with locations throughout the U.S. and abroad, with franchise opportunities available worldwide.

About Tint World®

Founded in 1982, Tint World® has grown to become an award-winning franchised provider of automotive styling, residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security film services. With Automotive Styling Centers™ in the U.S. and abroad, each franchise location houses approximately 20 profit centers, ranging from in-store accessory installations to off-site sales and installation of residential, commercial and marine window tinting and security films. To find out more, please visit www.tintworld.com and tintworldfranchise.com.