More efficiency leads to better cost reduction.
Discuss your automotive cost reduction goals with a 3M specialist today, and tomorrow you could be on your way to eliminating unnecessary process steps, components and warranty work. Key 3M products that can help reign in expenses or provide overall systems savings include:
3M™ Paint Protection Film
, made of highly durable polyurethane film, can help to:
- Reduce warranty costs when vulnerable areas of a vehicle are protected, especially if dissatisfied customers are reporting paint chips on newly redesigned vehicle parts.
- Resist yellowing and chipping, so the film remains largely invisible as the vehicle ages
3M™ Paint Replacement Film
reduces the need to paint intricate vehicle parts, such as pillars and door sashes, and can:
- Cut component, tooling and fitting costs of molded trim alternatives
- Reduce paint VOCs in the paint shop
3M™ Wheel Weights
are available in three different profiles composed of lead-free composite. They can:
- Facilitate inventory cost reduction by slashing the number of SKUs required to keep on hand
- Integrate automation into the wheel balancing process through the use of levelwound rolls used with cut-on-demand equipment