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3M Commercial Graphics Announces 2014 3M Advanced Installer Training Session Dates


Extended number of world-class sessions to build and refine installer skills

ST. PAUL, Minn. – (Jan. 28, 2014) – 3M Commercial Graphics announces the 2014 schedule of its world-class 3M Advanced Installer Training sessions, which offers graphic professionals the training to take their skills to the next level.

3M Advanced Installation Training
Location: 3M Center, St. Paul, MN
Trainers: 3M Graphics Authorized Trainers from 3M Technical Service
Course Content: 3M Advanced Installation Training is a three-day session, held at the 3M Center in St. Paul, Minn. that includes three days of discussion, demonstration, and intensive hands-on training. Attendees of the course will work on building and refining skills for vehicle and boat wraps, fleet graphics, floor graphics, windows and smooth and textured walls.

2014 Dates:

  • February 10-12
  • March 17-19
  • April 14-16
  • June 16-18
  • July 14-16
  • August 18-20
  • September 15-17
  • October 13-15
  • November 17-19
  • December 8-10

Contact 3minstallationprograms@mmm.com for more information.

3M Advanced Installer Training at Lowen Certified
Location: Hutchinson, KS
Trainers: 3M Graphics Authorized Trainers from Lowen Certified
Course Content: Dependent on skill level, courses include two to five days of closely monitored hands-on practice to build and refine skills for: vehicle accessory disassembly, graphic film installation/removal for vehicle and boat wraps, fleet graphics, floor graphics, windows and smooth and textured walls. Attendees will also receive discounted installation tools and supplies, special discounted graphics pricing, and future installation opportunities with Lowen national installation network. A tour of the Lowen Corporation world-class headquarters is also included.

2014 Dates:

  • February 3-5
  • February 10-14
  • February 24-28
  • March 3-5
  • March 10-14
  • May 12-16
  • May 19-21
  • May 28-30
  • March 17-19
  • March 26-27
  • March 31 - April 4
  • April 7-11
  • April 14-18
  • June 2-6
  • June 9-11
  • June 18-20
  • April 23-25
  • April 28-May 2
  • May 2-5
  • May 5-9
  • June 23-27

Contact Dennis Shea at denniss@lowen.com or 888-201-8945 for more information

3M Advanced Installer Training at Geek Wraps University
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Trainers: 3M Graphics Authorized Trainer from Geek Wraps, Inc.
Course Content: 3M Advanced Installation Training is a three-day session that includes three days of discussion, demonstration, and intensive hands-on training. Attendees of the course will work on building and refining skills for vehicle and boat wraps, fleet graphics, floor graphics, windows and smooth and textured walls. Attendees will also receive all appropriate tools and materials provided for use during classes, along with alumni discounts on installation tools.

2014 Dates:

  • February 10-12
  • February 24-26
  • March 10-12
  • March 24-26
  • April 7-9
  • April 28-30
  • May 12-14
  • May 26-28
  • June 9-11
  • June 23-25
  • July 7-9
  • July 21-23
  • August 4-6
  • August 18-20
  • September 1-3
  • September 15-17
  • September 29 - October 1
  • October 13-15
  • October 27-29
  • November 3-5
  • November 17-19
  • December 1-3
  • December 15-17

Contact Geek Wraps University at 954-351-1501, training@geekwraps.com or www.geekwrapsu.com for more information.

3M Advanced Installer Training with independent 3M Graphics Authorized Trainers

The following trainers are available to conduct training on-site for groups or individuals. Please contact them to coordinate dates.

Mike Zick at 817-456-2840
Jeff Wagner at 817-875-4099
Andy Huey at 405-614-2103

Testing & Accreditation

3M testing and accreditation options are also available to installers. Upon successful completion of one of the 3M testing options, participants will receive authorization to use the 3M designation that goes with it: 3M Certified Graphics Installation Company (in conjunction with UASG, the United Application Standards Group), 3M Preferred Graphics Installer or 3M Endorsed Vehicle Graphics Installer, and in some cases, multiple 3M designations. You will able to use this distinction to communicate your talent and service to customers, and 3M will promote your services on our websites. Visit www.3mgraphics.com/installationprograms to learn more.

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About 3M Commercial Graphics
3M Commercial Graphics help customers worldwide build brands by providing total large-format graphics and light management solutions. 3M manufactures or certifies lighting solutions‚ graphic films and graphic protection‚ flexible substrates‚ as well as inks and toners used to create large-format finished graphics that are consistent‚ reliable and durable. Learn more about 3M graphics products and programs by calling 1-800-328-3908‚ visiting www.3Mgraphics.com, following us @3MGraphics on Twitter or at facebook.com/3Mgraphics.

About 3M
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FROM:
3M Commercial Graphics
3M Center Building 220-12E-04
St. Paul, MN 55144 USA

Contact:
Mary Prevost
Karwoski & Courage
(612) 342-9716
m.prevost@creativepr.com

Connie Thompson
3M Public Relations & Corporate Communications
(651) 733-8914
csthompson1@mmm.com

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