Posts Tagged ‘ 3M ’

3M Makes “Most Ethical Company” List for Second Consecutive Year

Mar 25th, 2015

*+-In the fast-paced world of global business, it takes more than a written policy to keep a company doing business the right way. Ethisphere Institute, a leader in advancing ethical business practices, has named 3M as a 2015 “World’s Most Ethical Company” for the second time. “At 3M, living by our code of conduct is […]

3M Dealers Are Uneasy About the Manufacturer’s Latest Move

Feb 11th, 2015

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*+-A deal to become an exclusive window film provider to a fast-growing, Franchise 500 company would normally be a good thing for a manufacturer. But the results of a recent move by 3M are yet to be seen. 3M and Window Genie, the Cincinnati-based professional window washing and tinting franchise, have signed a contract that […]

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 […]