Posts Tagged ‘ 3M ’

3M and Eastman Named Most Ethical

Mar 26th, 2014

3M and Eastman Chemical Co. have been named as two of “The World’s Most Ethical Companies” by Ethisphere. 3M was recognized in the industrial manufacturing segment and Eastman in the chemicals category. This is the first time in the eight years since the list was created that either company has been acknowledged. According to a […]

‘Tis the Season

Dec 18th, 2013

A tradition that started back in 1963 has continued this year with a  twist. A new addition has been made to 3M’s Building 220 Holiday Light feature in the form of ornaments made of the company’s newly launched Dichroic Glass Finishes. The look is achieved by the films which are designed to mimic the brilliant […]

Inc. 5,000-Ranked Dealer Acquires New Tint Shop

Nov 20th, 2013

Laguna Hills, Calif.-based Solar Art Window Film has acquired Stop the Sun, a privately held company headquartered in Escondido, Calif. Stop the Sun has an active customer base which includes residential, commercial and various city agency accounts. According to Solar Art, Stop the Sun is one of the oldest and largest 3M window film dealers in Southern California.

3M Window Film Annual Conference Honors Dealers Across the Country

Jun 19th, 2013

The 3M Renewable Energy division hosted its first ever Window Film Dealer Webinar for more than 200 dealers, where it named Sunset Glass Tinting of Stafford, Texas, as it’s National Dealer of the Year. “We were pleasantly surprised to be [named] National Dealer of the Year,” says Eddy Russell, owner. “We have won this [award] […]

Four Big Names Make Forbes Global 2000

May 15th, 2013

Forbes recently named its Global 2000 list, with four big-name players in the window film industry making the list. 3M was the highest-ranked company related to window film on the list, making the list at 193. Saint-Gobain, manufacturer of Solar Gard, followed closely behind at 260. Eastman Chemical Co., maker of LLumar Window Film, was […]

Meet NASCAR Driver Greg Biffle at IWFC this September

Apr 17th, 2013

Famed NASCAR driver Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 3M Ford Fusion, will be making a special guest appearance at the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ on Wednesday, September 18th to kick-off the competitions at the Tampa Bay Convention Center. The well-known driver, brought to you by 3M, will meet attendees and sign autographs […]

Meet the Supporters of the 2013 IWFC: 3M

Apr 10th, 2013

Editor’s Note: Window Film magazine is marking the days until the 2013 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ by introducing this year’s Supporters with company profiles. Over the next few weeks, we will continue profiling each of the six Supporters you will see on the show floor—be sure to stay tuned. Once again 3M is […]

Stephens Starts as Trainer at EPD

Jan 30th, 2013

Energy Products Distribution (EPD) has announced its hiring of Ron Stephens as its in-house installation trainer. This is a new position for the 28-year-old company. Stephens will be responsible for coordinating and conducting EPD’s paint protection film (PPF), window film and vinyl wrap training in addition to coaching current installers through difficult installations. “EPD is […]

3M Reorganizes Business Groups

Oct 11th, 2012


St. Paul, Minn.-based 3M has announced it is restructuring its business groups. Window film will now fall under the newly created electronics and energy division. “The change is a natural outcome of our strategy to increase relevance to our customers and to broaden our presence in the markets we serve,” says Inge Thulin, 3M chairman, […]

Avery Dennison and 3M Deal Dissolves

Oct 11th, 2012

Avery Dennison and 3M have dissolved their agreement to allow 3M to purchase Avery Dennison’s Office and Consumer Products division for $550 million. Both companies announced October 3 that the deal would not go forward. “While we are disappointed with this turn of events, we remain focused, as always, on investing in product innovation and […]