Newbury Park Man Takes Third Place in International Paint Protection Film Competition

Indianapolis, Indiana—Tyler O’Hara of American Wrap Company in Newbury Park, Calif., won the bronze medal in the International Window Film Tint-OffTM – Paint Protection Film Division, held on September 4- 6, 2019 at the Indianapolis Convention Center. O’Hara was awarded a $500 cash prize and bronze medal.

O’Hara competed against installers from around the world with varying skill and years’ experience in a fast-paced competition. Competitors applied film to a vehicle’s hood, fenders and mirrors in the preliminary heats and to a bumper in the finals.

O’Hara, 29, is the CEO of American Wrap Company in Newbury Park, Calif., with 12 years of experience in the industry. He has competed with the event for five years. He is also the 2015 silver medalist, 2016 gold medalist, 2017 silver medalist and the 2018 gold medalist.

“Tyler is a great competitor and has been on the awards stage each year he has competed each year that he has competed with the International Window Film Conference and Tint-OffTM. He is highly skilled and passionate about his trade,” says Tricia Lopez, competition coordinator. “Tyler competes each year to see where he stacks up against the best in the industry and he has proved that he is part of the top competitors to beat year after year.”

The worldwide competition was part of the 2019 International Window Film Conference and Tint-OffTM held September 4-6, 2019, at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indiana. The event is sponsored by WINDOW FILM magazine and Paint Protection Film (PPFmag) magazine.

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