Posts Tagged ‘ 3M ’

Here Are 2015’s Top 10 Window Film Stories

Dec 28th, 2015

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Last week, it was the bloopers, this week, it’s the top 10 stories. This tradition is one that speaks to what people care about in this industry. As we look over the most-clicked pieces, it’s clear there are three things tinters want to read about: manufacturers’ decisions, competitions and entrepreneurship. Here are the top 10 […]

Advanced Window Tinting Tints an NFL Stadium

Dec 16th, 2015

EverBank Field, where the installation was done.

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Advanced Window Tinting scored a big-time installation from its hometown’s professional football team. The company installed 17,000 square feet of film at EverBank Field, home to the Jacksonville Jaguars. “To do this job at EverBank Field was huge,” says Rick Tillman, owner. “Everybody knows the stadium, and everyone around here has been to […]

3M Wrap2Wrap Battle Winners Announced

Nov 11th, 2015

The other Wrap2Wrap winner.

Casey Folk of PDX Wraps and Jamie Mullican of were announced as winners at the second annual 3M Wrap2Wrap Battle at last week’s SEMA show. Folk and Mullican crafted dynamic wraps with installation help from 3M Preferred Graphics Installers John Deuver, Joshua Marquardt, Mingo Richter and Luis Tirado. The Wrap2Wrap Battle is an open […]

What Tint Shops Should Add

Nov 5th, 2015

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Trade shows are about new business opportunities, and SEMA is no exception. Alongside window film manufacturers are other companies hoping get tinters’ business. Here are a few of them and what they have to offer for your business. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

Here’s What You’ll See at SEMA Next Week

Oct 28th, 2015

A look at last year's SEMA Show. A SunTek representative showcases its PPF.

With SEMA less than a week away, you may be trying to figure out how you’ll spend your time there. For that, look no further than this guide to all things window film related at SEMA. Also, be sure to stop and see Window Film magazine at booth No. 12460! Products to See: Madico Advanced […]

3M Goes Back to the Future, Wraps, Tints a DeLorean

Oct 21st, 2015

Marty McFly: “Are you telling me you built a time machine out of a DeLorean?” Doc: “The way I see it, if you’re gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style?” 3M Window Film took that line quite literally and had the DeLorean wrapped and tinted to celebrate […]

Eight Companies Earn 3M Wrap Certification

Sep 16th, 2015

Eight graphics installation companies have completed the 3M Certified Graphics Installation Company Program. According to a company release, by completing the training, all “have fine-tuned and challenged their skillset, positioning themselves for continued and elevated success.” The following companies are the latest to have earned the title of 3M Certified Graphics Installation Companies: Creative Color, […]

Security Film Holds Glass in Place at Chattanooga Shooting Site

Jul 21st, 2015

An FBI investigator investigates the scene of a shooting outside a military recruiting center on Friday, July 17, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez of Hixson, Tenn., attacked two military facilities on Thursday, in a shooting rampage that killed four Marines. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Eleven years ago, Matthew Smith, owner of the Window Tinting Company in Chattanooga, Tenn., installed security window film on the city’s armed forces center, hoping it’d never have to get used. “I’ve done a lot of security film and I always thing to myself ‘I don’t ever want this stuff to be tested,’” he says. […]

Window Film Depot Receives 3M’s Top National Award

Jul 21st, 2015

For the second time, 3M has awarded the Window Film Depot its top national award. The Marietta, Ga.-based national sales and installation business, earned the top spot in 2014 due to its total sales volume, year-over-year growth and partnership with 3M. “Window Film Depot had an outstanding year. They bring a lot of value to the […]

3M’s National New Dealer of the Year Is …

Jul 15th, 2015

Since switching to 3M window film in 2013, it took the company just two years to become 3M’s national new dealer of the year. JAG Window Tinting and Treatments in Cocoa, Fla., which has additional offices in Orlando and Indianapolis, Ind., beat out more than 200 3M Authorized Prestige Dealers from throughout the United States […]