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Tint World and Heads Up Industries Join in Strategic Partnership

November 8, 2012

Summary: Tint World® strengthens their ability to serve customers in the interior stylizing market by bringing Heads Up Industries installation programs to their service centers.
Sunrise, FL, November 8, 2012: Heads Up Industries and Tint World®, LLC today announced a broad partnership that enhances Tint World®‘s position in the industry as a multi-service automotive center, while significantly expanding Heads Up’s reach in offering its product-line in high-growth service and online markets.
The partnership is a strong strategic fit, leveraging the two leading companies’ respective strengths, across two main areas:
• First, the companies have forged a reseller relationship in which Heads Up Industries will provide industry leading headliner and upholstery repair solutions to Tint World® customers and affiliates in step with Tint World®‘s expanding market and ongoing development in its online business.
• Second, the Heads Up headliner replacement installation program will be brought to Tint World service centers and embedded into their expanding automotive stylizing services.
“Today’s announcement with Tint World® is a solid step in our trek to build on our foundation in the automotive interior market,” said Scott Draizin, Heads Up Industries President. “This partnership will help us fully deliver our expert installation know-how and top-quality headliner products to Tint World® customers. The strategy gives us strong back-end capabilities and business foundation in the auto interior industry capitalizing on the strong-hold Tint World® has established in this service-based sector. This is the perfect partner to help us stay directly in touch with trends and our customers’ needs in the long term.”
Starting this November, all Tint World® centers and affiliates will incorporate the Heads Up Industries installation programs into their renovation service offerings in addition to the full line of headliner and upholstery repair products.
Charles J. Bonfiglio Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Stockholder of “TINT WORLD®”, LLC, brought TINT WORLD® from a company of six privately and independently owned retail auto appearance service centers and commercial window tinting business to a national franchise chain. Now, Tint World®, which boasts a large and increasing loyal customer base, will leverage Heads Up Industries’ reach in the headliner and upholstery repair industry.
This significantly broadens the offerings available to Tint World® customers paving the way for further expansion in stylizing and repair automotive services. The collaboration opens substantial opportunities for additional product innovation to spawn from the Heads Up product development team having a new direct channel for market tests and installer reviews. “We are very motivated to expand our services in the Interior marketplace adding to existing services such as Mobile Electronics, Detailing, Reconditioning, Tint, and more” says Paul Pirro VP of Operations for Tint World®.
About Tint World®
Tint World® is the leading provider of Automotive, Residential, Commercial and Marine Computerized Window Tinting and Security Film Services. Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers offer auto security, car audio video, mobile electronics, performance products, custom wheels and tire packages, automotive styling accessories, and auto detailing and reconditioning services. Tint World® mobile electronics department provide the latest technology products and services that includes everything from basic vehicle upgrades to full blown competition component sound and video systems installations from “Mild to Wild.”
About Heads Up
Heads Up Industries is the leading manufacturer of headliner replacement and do-it-yourself upholstery repair products. Heads Up has over 18 years of experience in the automotive interior repair and stylizing market. Having installed custom automotive interiors for years, founders Scott & Todd Draizin developed a line of innovative interior repair products aimed at ease of use and affordability. Their expertise of installation processes and product development synergistically combine to bring products atop current trends and in line with consumer need. They proudly employing US citizens in their factories labor force and use the highest quality raw materials to build the finest USA products available.
Tint World®, LLC Contact Info:
1000 Clint Moore Road, Suite 110
Boca Raton, Florida 33487
(800) 767-8468
Heads Up Industries, Inc. Contact Info:
587 Sawgrass Corporate Parkway
Sunrise, Florida 33325