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3M Graphic Film Named 2011 Wide-Format Imaging Top Product

Award to be presented at 2011 ISA International Sign Expo

St. Paul‚ MN – April 21‚ 2011 – 3M is pleased to announce that its Scotchcal brand Graphic Film with Comply brand v3 Adhesive IJ170Cv3 has been named a 2011 Top Product Award Category Winner by Wide-format Imaging Magazine. Scotchcal film IJ170Cv3 was named Top Product in the Vehicle Wrap Media category.

The Sixth Annual Wide-Format Imaging Top Products awards feature the breakthrough products that have caused the most excitement in the industry and have been a valuable asset to wide- and grand-format businesses over the last year. Winners will be presented plaques at the upcoming ISA International Sign Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. The presentation will take place Thursday, April 28, at 12:00 noon at Wide-Format Imaging’s booth # 5467.

“It is an honor for 3M to be recognized as an industry leader in the vehicle wrap market,” said Tim Boxeth, marketing manager with 3M Commercial Graphics, who will accept the award on behalf of 3M. “Scotchcal film IJ170Cv3 is a great choice for customers who are looking for a reliable solution with bubble-free installation at a great price.”

Scotchcal film IJ170Cv3, offered in a discounted kit as well as rolls, is a 2-mil cast vinyl, value-priced film designed for inkjet printing for wraps, fleet graphics, watercraft and signs, and application to flat to moderate compound curves, corrugations and rivets. This pressure-sensitive film features Comply v3 adhesive with an invisible pattern, great air release and good lifting resistance from deep contours. It is long term, durable and removable.

Visit 3M’s booth #714 at ISA, April 27-30 in Las Vegas to learn about the complete range of 3M graphics solutions.

For more information about Scotchcal film IJ170Cv3, contact Tim Boxeth, marketing manager, 3M Commercial Graphics, tjboxeth@ To learn more about 3M's complete graphic products line, visit

About 3M Commercial Graphics
3M Commercial Graphics helps 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. For more information call 1-800-328-3908‚ go to or find us on Facebook at or @3MGraphics on Twitter.

About 3M
A recognized leader in research and development‚ 3M produces thousands of innovative products for dozens of diverse markets. 3M’s core strength is applying its more than 40 distinct technology platforms – often in combination – to a wide array of customer needs. With $23 billion in sales‚ 3M employs 75‚000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 65 countries. For more information‚ visit or follow @3MNews on Twitter.


Mark Moffett
Ignite Communications

Connie Thompson
3M Public Relations