Tint World Continues Southern Expansion with Second Louisiana Location

SLIDELL, LA (11.17.2021) – Tint World Automotive Styling Centers, a leading auto accessory and window tinting franchise, announces the opening of a new location in Slidell, Louisiana, under the ownership of Johnnie Brown.

“We are excited that we can bring another great franchise like Tint World into the state of Louisiana,” Brown said. “Tint World provides franchisees with an exceptional level of support and the tools we need to prosper and grow. I’m passionate about the quality of automotive styling services we provide and the innovative products we will offer the people of Slidell.”

Brown and the crew at Tint World Slidell offer the latest in ultra-premium window tint, automotive aftermarket accessories, expert installation, and a top-notch staff of highly experienced installers and technicians.

“Johnnie is an excellent 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 Louisiana and is focused on building his location in a way that supports his community. Johnnie’s drive is going to lead to a great deal of success for him and Tint World.”

The newest location is open from Monday through Saturday and is located in St. Tammany Parish at 720 E 1-10 Service Road. For more information, call (504) 766-3400 or visit their website at https://www.tintworld.com/locations/la/slidell-114

Tint World Names Brian Licata Digital Media Manager

BOCA RATON, FL (11.15.2021) – Tint World Automotive Styling Centers has named Brian Licata as the company’s Digital Media Manager. In his new role, Licata will spearhead Tint World’s online efforts to extend its reach and brand awareness.

Brian Licata

“As the Tint World franchise continues to grow, it’s more important than ever that we have a strong online presence,” said Charles J. Bonfiglio, CEO and president of Tint World. “Brian’s media experience is exceptional, and I know he will deliver the high level of performance that we strive for at Tint World, as he widens our digital footprint.”

As Digital Media Manager, Licata oversees, manages, and edits video production and online content for Tint World.

Before joining Tint World, Licata served as a producer, podcaster, and editor for a variety of programming ranging from comedy specials to documentaries.

“Tint World already has an incredible online presence, unmatched by any other franchise within the industry,” Licata said “This is a great opportunity, and I’m excited to help take this brand to the next level.”

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Tint World Keeps Pace with the Growing Needs of Houston Vehicle Owners

HOUSTON, TX (10.28.2021) – Tint World Automotive Styling Centers has announced the opening of a new location in Houston, Texas. This new store is under the ownership of Sameer and Huma Khan.

“Becoming the latest members of the Tint World family has been a great opportunity for my wife and I, as well as my team,” Khan said. “We look forward to providing the highest quality automobile performance products, electronic and security systems and other vehicle accessories to Houston drivers at our new state-of-the-art location.”

Tint World Houston offers the latest in ultra-premium window tint, automotive aftermarket accessories, expert installation, and a top-notch staff of highly trained installers and technicians.

“This new Tint World Houston location is an important addition to our growing presence in Texas,” said Charles J. Bonfiglio, President and CEO of Tint World. “Sameer and Huma have demonstrated a passion for Tint World, and our industry that will support our continuing expansion and serve the community they’re investing in.”

The new store is located at 3115 Fondren Road, Houston, Texas, 77063 and it can be reached at (832) 416-1677. For more information on all the products and services at this Tint World location, visit their website at https://www.tintworld.com/locations/tx/houston-091/

Tint World Expands Team with New Front End Developer

BOCA RATON, FL (07.16.2021) – Tint World Automotive Styling Centers recently hired Nicholas Sherman as its new front-end developer.

A graduate of the University of Florida, Sherman started his career as a market and data analyst. Deciding to switch his occupation, he enrolled in a 400-hour coding boot camp and received his full stack developer certification. After a stint developing skills for the Amazon Alexa and supporting web service pipeline work, he joined Tint World.

Nicholas Sherman

“It’s been great joining the Tint World family and being able to make a difference on a daily basis,” Sherman said. “I started my career with a 500-person firm and was just another number there. Here I’m a central part of the team and am dedicated to helping our company and franchisees succeed in the years ahead.”

As front-end developer, Sherman is responsible for an ongoing redesign and overhaul of the Tint World website to make it faster, more responsive and fluid, and more robust. He also assists the marketing department with email campaigns, newsletters, and other promotions.

“Nick is an awesome addition to our headquarters team,” said Charles J. Bonfiglio, CEO and president of Tint World. “His technical expertise and experience will ensure that our website – the public face of our brand – provides the easiest, best and most up-to-date informational and e-commerce experience for site visitors. His contributions are vital to the future growth of the franchise.”

Tint World Automotive Styling Centers offer sales and installation of auto 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.

Visit tintworld.com for more.

Tint World Opens New Location in Huntington, NY

HUNTINGTON, NY (06.23.2021) – Tint World Automotive Styling Centers has opened a new location in Huntington, N.Y. This is the third location owned by Tim and Stacy Kjaer, and fifth Tint World location in New York.

“We’re proud to open our new state-of-the-art facility in this wonderful community,” Tim Kjaer said. “We’re bringing the fantastic customization and automotive styling services that Tint World is known for to Huntington residents. You won’t find a more dedicated and experienced staff to enhance, protect, and customize your vehicles.”

Huntington, New York

Tint World Huntington, N.Y., offers a wide range of auto styling products and services, including window tinting, advanced driver-assistance systems, car stereo upgrades, custom wheel and tire packages, mobile electronics, nano ceramic coatings, paint protection films, security systems, color-change vehicle wraps, vinyl graphics, and much more.

“This is Tim and Stacy’s third Tint World location in New York,” said Charles J. Bonfiglio, president and CEO of Tint World. “They’ll do an amazing job serving the Huntington community and as ambassadors of our brand. We’ll be seeing great things from this location in the years ahead.”

Tint World Huntington, New York is located at 311 W. Jericho Turnpike #313, Huntington, NY 11743.

For additional information, call (631) 223-7200 or visit www.tintworld.com/locations/ny/huntington-069/

Tint World Opens Updated California Location in Gilroy

GILROY, CA (06.10.20210_- Tint World Automotive Styling Centers has moved to an updated location in Gilroy, California. Formerly based in Morgan Hill, this updated location is the 4th Tint World center in California and is under the co-ownership of Xan Owens, Michelle Arani, and Andrew Arani.

Xan Owens is pictured in front of the bay doors at the new location with the shop’s pet dog.

“The Gilroy area lacked an Automotive styling center with access to high-quality aftermarket products,” Owens said. “By bringing a Tint World to this community, we are able to guarantee that the residents of Gilroy will receive premium service when they want to customize their vehicles – all from this brand-new, state-of-the-art location.”

Staff members gathered for a group image.

Tint World Gilroy, California offers a wide range of auto styling products and services, including window tinting, advanced driver-assistance systems, car stereo upgrades, custom wheel and tire packages, mobile electronics, nano ceramic coatings, paint protection films, security systems and color-change vehicle wraps and vinyl graphics.

“Having operated the Morgan Hill location, Xan and Michelle are very familiar with our team at Tint World,” said Charles J. Bonfiglio, president and CEO of Tint World. “They have the knowledge to ensure their success while continuing to positively impact the Tint World brand. We look forward to seeing this location grow for years to come.”

Tint World Gilroy is located at 1220 1ST St. Gilroy, CA 95020. For additional information, call (408) 645-7773 or visit tintworld.com/locations/ca/gilroy-045/

Tint World Announces Madison Belfour as New Digital Marketing Analyst

BOCA RATON, FL (06.17.2021) – Tint World Automotive Styling Centers recently hired Madison Belfour as the new digital marketing analyst for the franchise.

A recent graduate of the University of Florida, Belfour holds degrees in both business administration and journalism. She is responsible for creating marketing campaigns that benefit both the franchise owners individually, as well as overall growth of the franchise.

Belfour’s keen attention to detail and passion for marketing is essential for continually optimizing campaign performance while helping to generate greater overall revenue for the franchise’s 80-plus locations currently open.

Madison Belfour, Digital Marketing Analyst

“Madison is a wonderful addition to our corporate team,” said Charles J. Bonfiglio, CEO and president of Tint World. “We strive to have the best people in place. Her experience will help our franchisees grow their businesses, while supporting the continued success and growth of our overall franchise.”

Belfour spent the first three years of her career working for local marketing agencies in the South Florida area. Following a series of conversations with Bonfiglio, Madison picked up on his immense passion for franchising and was immediately motivated to put her skills to work for the growing franchise.

Belfour said one of her favorite parts of working at Tint World has been the seamless transition. One of the first projects Belfour took on was the Tint World 2021 International Franchise Convention. Unlike any prior annual convention, the event was held virtually due to the pandemic – presenting its own unique adaptations. Proactive and detail-oriented, Belfour saw the opportunity to step in and contribute value to help make the event a success.

As time has gone on, Belfour has continued sharpening her relationships with franchise owners – understanding their needs and offering tailored campaign solutions to reach their objectives. With new trends emerging constantly, she stays diligent to help keep Tint World’s fingers on the pulse.

“Since day one, I instantly felt like I was a part of the Tint World family. It feels great to be part of such a passionate team and I look forward to continuing to grow within this growing franchise,” Belfour said.

Tint World Automotive Styling Centers™ offer sales and installation of auto 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. 

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Tint World Partners with Official Jeep Sound Systems Vendor DS18

BOCA RATON, FL (03.25.2021) – Tint World Automotive Styling Centers has announced its partnership with DS18. As part of the collaboration, Tint World will serve as an authorized seller and installer of all DS18 products.

“We’re always excited to be able to offer our customers the top automotive electronic products on the market,” said Charles J. Bonfiglio, CEO and president of Tint World. “Partnering with DS18 lets our customer have access to top-end car audio products, and we can’t wait to see how they enjoy them.”

DS18 is the official Jeep sound systems vendor. The Miami-based company specializes in mobile, marine and home electronic equipment. DS18 offers several products including amplifiers, speakers, subwoofers, tweeters, component sets and a multitude of other audio accessories.

“We want to be able to reach an audience that enjoys the nuances of a great sound product as we do,” said Sasha Susterman, CEO of DS18. “Joining Tint World’s extensive franchise network will allow us to expand our reach and continue to show why we are an industry leader.”

Tint World Automotive Styling Centers offer sales and installation of auto 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.

Visit ds18.com and tintworld.com for more.

Tint World Ranks No. 194 on Inc. Magazine’s List of Florida’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

BOCA RATON, FL (03.18.2021) – Tint World Automotive Styling Centers was recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in Florida by Inc. Magazine. The company ranked No. 194 on the publication’s second annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: Florida list.

Charles J. Bonfiglio, CEO and President of Tint World

“Our placement on this list is a representation of how hard our corporate team and our franchisees have worked together over the past two years,” said Charles J. Bonfiglio, CEO and President of Tint World. “Despite dealing with a tough business environment in 2020, our company was able to grow while expanding services. Looking forward, we plan on continuing that growth by expanding our franchise and opening new locations as the demand for our services increase.”

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Born of the annual Inc. 5000 franchise, the regional list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the Florida economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. 

The companies on the list show stunning rates of growth across all industries in Florida. Between 2017 and 2019, these 250 private companies had an average growth rate of 202%, and in 2019 alone, they employed more than 83,000 people and added nearly $11 billion to the Florida economy.

“Tint World grew by over 20% in 2020 with multiple franchise locations. We can contribute much of this growth to the measures we took during 2020,” said Bonfiglio. “We were deemed an essential business in 2020, so it was important for us to figure out what we needed to do to operate within the industry. We also focused on increased social media marketing and ppc advertising campaigns, letting our customers know our locations were essential businesses and remaining open. It was also important to offer them peace of mind knowing that we were adhering to the latest CDC guidelines and city mandates. We believe using a positive mindset and the knowledge we’ve gained in 2020, we’ll be able to double our growth in 2021.”

Tint World Automotive Styling Centers offer sales and installation of auto 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.

For more info, visit tintworld.com and inc.com/inc5000/regionals/florida

The DS18 Product Line Available at Tint World Automotive Styling Centers

MIAMI GARDENS, FL (03.12.2021) – DS18 has officially partnered with Tint World Automotive Styling Centers, a leading window tinting and automotive accessory franchise.

DS18 CEO, Sasha Susterman, has secured a new venture for the internationally recognized franchise, as authorized sellers and installers of ALL DS18 products.

DS18 will now have the exciting opportunity to show Tint World customers their shared passions in great customer service and love for all things LOUD.

DS18, the official Jeep Sound Systems vendor, also specializes in a variety of other audio segments which include a vast and complete line of Mobile, Marine and Pro Audio. This new partnership with Tint World extends full access to all DS18 products, services and support.

With over 80 retail locations worldwide, Tint World makes it even more accessible for audio loving customers to get their DS18 gear at a moment’s notice.

Visit ds18.com for more.