Posts Tagged ‘ 3M ’

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

One of the 2015 Wrap

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 […]

Wrap Suppliers to Tinters: We’ll Save You Time and Money

Jun 10th, 2015

3M’s 1080 White Gold Sparkle is placed on the hood of a _____ at WrapsCON last week in Indianapolis. A flame pattern, designed by Phil Aklin, were cut out using Knifeless Tech Systems.

How large is the overlap of tinting and vehicle wrapping? Quite large, according to major vehicle wrap suppliers. Company representatives tell Window Film magazine they can help make tinters’ businesses run more efficiently and gain more profit. “We have a lot of interaction with window tinters,” says Paige Maybrey, marketing coordinator for St. Paul, Minn., […]

3M Releases DIY Window Film Kits for Consumers

Jun 3rd, 2015

3M is moving past its certified window film installers and going straight for consumers and their homes. The company has made available new “Ultra Clear Energy Saving Window Film Kits,” in honor of National Home Improvement Month. The do-it-yourself kits were announced in a press release that contains interactive instructions on how to install. “3M’s […]