Posts Tagged ‘ 3M ’

Bird-Friendly Film Solution Sought for New Glassy Stadium

Dec 17th, 2014

The new Minnesota Vikings stadium - set to open in 2016 - has upwards of 190,000 square feet of glass.

Glass is no new foe to birds, but the ongoing construction of the new Minnesota Vikings’ stadium—which will utilize approximately 190,000 square feet of glass in a migratory area—has gotten the fresh attention of activists and legislators alike. Since the glass that has already been ordered was not bird-friendly, window film may provide solution. The […]

Increase Your Business With These Add-Ons PLUS Ryan Friedlinghaus Talks Tint

Nov 7th, 2014

Many PPF and wrap companies are encouraging tint shop owners to offer their products as a way to expand customer base. Also, see what founder and CEO of West Coast Customs Ryan Friedlinghaus about how necessary tinted windows are to an automotive restyle.

SEMA Exhibitors: Film’s Practicality Brings Product Awareness

Nov 6th, 2014

No one knows the advantages of film better than the companies that sell it. We talked with some of their representatives about how film consumers are getting the product installed not because of its good looks, but its significant practical applications.

3M and Energy Products Distribution to Sponsor 2014 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™

Jul 23rd, 2014

3M and Energy Products Distribution, a 3M authorized distributor, have signed on to be a Sponsor of the 2014 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT). The event is set to be held October 7-9, 2014, at the Baltimore Convention Center and will include educational seminars, an exhibition hall and the attendee-favorite, Tint-Off™ competitions. The […]

New Museum Exhibit Features Window Film

Jul 9th, 2014

David Benjamin, founder of The Living, and winner of the Museum of Modern Art’s (MoMA) 15th annual Young Architects Program (YAP), will unveil Hy-Fi, a biodesign installation constructed with organic bricks and reflective window films. Benjamin used 3M’s highly reflective window films to create a mirrored effect for a visual effect on the outside of […]

3M Appoints Gangestad to Senior Vice President and CFO

Jun 10th, 2014

The 3M Company has appointed Nicholas C. Gangestad as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective immediately. He replaces David W. Meline, who is leaving to become CFO with another large publicly traded company. Gangestad served as corporate controller and chief accounting officer for the past three years, working closely with 3M chair, president […]

Start Your Engines!

May 14th, 2014

I was fortunate enough to be a guest of Greg Biffle’s 3M Racing Team at the recent NASCAR event in Talladega. As I thought about all the things that go into fielding a winning race car that Sunday, I saw four parallels to how the most successful shops are running their businesses. Follow along with […]

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.