High-quality products for the automotive and architectural glass industries have gained CPFilms an excellent reputation: the LLumar brand represents the very highest standards, with the finest materials and strict quality controls used in its processing.In order to combine its European and global market activities, including all sales subsidiaries, and demonstrate its leading position in the premium market segment for special-purpose films, CPFilms will in future apply the Llumar trade name to the products it sells in all fields. Richard Kirchner, Sales Director of CPFilms UK, will strengthen LLumar’s market penetration still further in the recently developed business areas of – architectural glass, anti-graffiti films and security films – and also consolidate its leading position in the automotive segment.
The LLumar logo has been thoroughly revised, with new, modern lettering accompanied by a stylised sun. The new claim ‘Upgrade your glass’ is a clear indication of what Llumar has to offer. An American company with a long tradition, it is well established in both the automobile and sheet glass sectors of the market and, with its retro-finishing of glass surfaces, achieves a genuine increase in functional value as well as enhancing. Richard Kirchner: “The new corporate identity will stimulate our brand presence. We are demonstrating this with our new logo, which has clear lines and a tidier appearance. Even for a company with a long tradition such as CPFilms, a modern approach to the market is essential for successful trading.”
CPFilms is a world leader in the field of protective films for interior and outdoor applications. It currently supplies the worlds biggest range of heat-reflecting, solar, safety, decorative and anti-graffiti films with scratch resistant surfaces and UV protection. The films are available in various thicknesses, colours and degrees of UV protection. All over the world, the LLumar brand is acknowledged as a sign of quality, advanced technology and outstanding workmanship. CPFilms has been presented with numerous seals of quality assurance for LLumar films and of course holds ISO 9001:2000 certification and has been awarded the Energy Star rating.
The CPFilms product range is very extensive. The company is divided into four business divisions:
Professional automotive window surface treatment for optimal UV and visual protection and attractive styling
- Architectural glass
Complete solutions at moderate cost for heat, UV or visual protection, glare prevention, insulation and security for all types of sheet glass
Value retention through optimal protection against graffiti and vandalism, efficient resistance to break-ins and highly effective protection against glass breakage
- Shade/sun protection
Professional roller- and venetian-blind films and roller sunblinds for retrofitting to window frontages for protection against heat, sunlight and UV radiation
The initial material, originally a product of space-travel research, is a micro-thin, extremely clear, highly stable polyester (PET) film. Using patented technology, it is dyed in depth and/or impregnated, after which it is given a scratchproof coating and coated with an acrylic resin adhesive.
With a total workforce of approximately 800, three production locations and 12 international sales subsidiaries, CPFilms Inc. has a turnover of some 200 million US dollars. The European corporate headquarters of CPFilms are in the United Kingdom, with marketing activities for the European market coordinated by CPFilms Vertriebs GmbH in Bielefeld, Germany.
NOTE TO EDITORS: LLumar® is a registered trademark of Solutia Inc.
Solutia’s CPFilms Inc., is the world’s largest producer of high-quality, aftermarket window films and a leading supplier of high-value precision-coated film and film components sold to a variety of businesses. The business manufactures films that provide comfort, aesthetics, energy savings, safety and security when applied to glass. Our LLumar films are designed to meet worldwide standards, carry a factory-backed warranty, and are professionally installed. For more information about LLumar products, log on to www.llumar.com. CPFilms Inc. is a subsidiary of Solutia Inc.
Solutia Inc. uses world-class skills in applied chemistry to create value-added solutions for customers, whose products improve the lives of consumers every day. Solutia is a world leader in performance films for laminated safety glass and after-market applications; chemicals for the rubber industry; heat transfer fluids and aviation hydraulic fluid; and an integrated family of nylon products including high-performance polymers and fibers. For more information about Solutia log on to www.solutia.com.
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