3M Teams with Roush/Fenway Industries For Another “Wrap to Win” Contest
Some talented graphic manufacturer will drive away from the Specialty Graphics Imaging Association (SGIA) show in Atlanta next October in a tricked-out 2009 Roush Stage 3 Mustang courtesy of the 3M Graphics Market Center and Roush/Fenway Industries.
3M announced the “Wrap to Win” Contest at the International Sign Association (ISA) Expo in Orlando in March.
To win this 415-horsepower high-performance vehicle‚ graphics manufacturers are invited to submit their best vehicle wraps for consideration. The field of entries will be narrowed to 25 finalists and the winning wrap will then be selected as by a panel of qualified judges from the Society for Environmental Graphics Design (SEGD) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
The winner is also authorized to use the 2008 “Wrap to Win” winner emblem for promotional purposes.
The winner will be announced at SGIA in October. Entries from the 24 finalists will also be displayed in the 3M Booth.
In addition‚ there will be a $5‚000 prize given to the brand owner of the winning vehicle. And the top 25 finalists win 3M NASCAR® jackets, hats and use of the 2008 “Wrap to Win” finalist emblem in promotions.
To be considered for the contest‚ a wrap must incorporate 3M products including the following 3M films with recommended overlaminates:
- 3M™ Controltac™ Graphic Film Graphic Film with Comply™ Adhesive IJ180C
- 3M™ Controltac™ Graphic Film with Comply™ v2 Adhesive IJ180Cv2
- 3M™ Controltac™ Graphic Film IJ380
- 3M™ Scotchcal™ Perforated Window Graphic Film IJ8171
- 3M™ Scotchcal™ Gloss Overlaminate 8518
- 3M™ Scotchcal™ Luster Overlaminate 8519
- 3M™ Scotchcal™ Gloss Overlaminate 8580
- 3M™ Scotchcal™ Optically Clear Overlaminate 8914
Judging criteria will include the impact of the wrap on the brand owner’s business‚ the aesthetic appeal of the wrap‚ use of space and the professionalism of the installation.
For the purposes of this contest‚ a wrap is defined as the vehicle body being covered with at least 75 percent graphics. Window graphics are optional but encouraged where appropriate. A vehicle is defined as any passenger car‚ van or truck — no straight trucks‚ semi-trailers‚ trailers or trains.
The Roush/Fenway Mustang‚ with an estimated value of over $50‚000‚ comes equipped with a ROUSHCharged 4.6L powertrain‚ seven-piece aerobody kit‚ hi-end audio system‚ 18-inch forged chrome wheels with high-performance tires‚ Roush/Fenway suspension system‚ 14” brakes‚ leather seats and more. The “gas guzzler” tax is even included.
For full details on judging criteria and how to enter the “Wrap to Win” Contest‚ visit www.3mgraphics.com.
3M Graphics Market Center helps customers worldwide build brands by providing total large-format graphics solutions. 3M manufactures or certifies graphic films and graphic protection‚ flexible substrates‚ inks and toners‚ as well as software and hardware used to create large-format finished graphics that are consistent‚ reliable and durable. For more information call 1-800-328-3908‚ or go to www.3Mgraphics.com
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