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3M Announces Updates to Warranty and Guarantee Programs

Now included: screen printing, new printer and ink combos

St. Paul‚ MN – April 27‚ 2011 – ISA Booth #714 – 3M announces that it has added screen printing to its certificate of 3M™ MCS™ Warranty program for the first time ever. Graphics manufacturers that use Screen Printing Inks Series 9800UV, 1900 or 2900 from 3M can now register for a certificate and the ability to promote the 3M™ MCS™ Warranty to their brand owner customers. They can even have their customers download copies of the certificate. Users can visit www.3Mgraphics.com/warrantyregistration to register and for further guidelines on how to promote their offering of the warranty.

"The 3M™ MCS™ Warranty has been offered for over 20 years and is still the gold standard in the industry," says Jennifer Greenquist, market development manager, 3M Commercial Graphics. "The Certificate of 3M™ MCS™ Warranty gives our loyal customers an edge by reaffirming that 3M will stand behind qualifying graphics made and printed with 3M products and processes."

In addition, the 3M™ MCS™ Warranty for HP 3M LX600 Specialty Latex Inks now covers vehicle graphics with the appropriate 3M overlaminates for five years, and Panagraphics III Wide Width Flexible Substrate from 3M is now included as well.

3M's Performance Guarantee is also in place to give customers confidence that its products will consistently meet the highest standards of quality, durability and longevity. 3M continues to grow its roster of OEM inkjet printer and ink combinations qualified to receive the 3M Performance Guarantee when used with a wide range of approved 3M media. New to the list are the following:

  • Durst Rho 500R with Rho Roll UV inks
  • Muto Valuejet 1618 printer with Eco-Ultra Inks
  • Roland Eco-Sol Max silver ink

Visit www.3Mgraphics.com under Warranties to see the more than 30 printer and ink combinations that are part of the 3M Performance Guarantee.

3M also announces that it has updated the Rock Solid 3M Warranties Brochure to reflect the very latest information. The new warranty brochure details what is covered by 3M Basic Product Warranty, 3M Performance Guarantee and 3M™ MCS™ Warranty.

For more information about these 3M programs, please visit 3Mgraphics.com and click on Warranties, call 800-326-3908, or visit us at ISA in booth #714.

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
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 www.3M.com or follow @3MNews on Twitter.

3M, MCS and Panagraphics are trademarks of 3M Company.

Contact:

Mark Moffett
Ignite Communications
952-240-7154
or
Connie Thompson
3M Public Relations
651-733-8914

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