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3M Commercial Graphics Announces Winner of “Wrap Battle: 1080”

Facebook contest asked users to vote for next color/finish combination for 3M™ Scotchprint® Wrap Film Series 1080

ST. PAUL, MN. - December 5, 2011 - More than 500 fans of 3M Commercial Graphics recently voted in "Wrap Battle: 1080," a contest to choose the next color and finish for 3M™ Scotchprint® Wrap Film Series 1080. By an overwhelming margin, voters selected Brushed Black Metallic from the nine color/finish contenders. The new film will be available in January 2012.

The contest was held on the Facebook page of 3M Commercial Graphics, www.facebook.com/3MGraphics. After fans voted on their preferred color/finish combination, they were encouraged to share their choice with their Facebook friends, and then were entered in the sweepstakes to win a roll of the selected film.

Brushed Black Metallic received more than twice the votes of the next nearest finisher. The breakdown of the 554 total votes in the contest was as follows:

  • Brushed Black Metallic: 38%
  • Gloss Red Metallic: 15%
  • Carbon Fiber Blue: 12%
  • Matte Pink: 9%
  • Matte Blue: 7%
  • Carbon Fiber Gold: 6%
  • Matte Orange: 5%
  • Carbon Fiber Red: 5%
  • Matte Red: 3%

In the U.S., Evan Chan of La Habra, Calif., was the winner of a free roll, while Craig Stratton of Mount Pearl in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador won the prize in Canada.

"We are constantly evolving and improving our products to give our customers what they want," said Doug Blackwell, business development manager for 3M Commercial Graphics. "This contest allowed us to communicate directly with users of our products, and we are thrilled with their response. Brushed black metallic will make an outstanding addition to our line."

Scotchprint wrap film series 1080 has been embraced by car enthusiasts thanks to its variety of finishes, textures and colors. Film series 1080 is a long-term, removable, dual-cast film that offers graphics installers the same convenient installation features found on 3M™ Controltac™ Graphic Films with 3M™ Comply™ Adhesive. The film is slideable and repositionable, with a pressure-activated adhesive and non-visible air release channels to allow virtually bubble-free applications. The film is also backed by the industry leading 3M™ MCS™ Warranty, bringing peace of mind to discriminating users who require optimum performance.

For more information, visit 3M™ Scotchprint® Wrap Film Series 1080.

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3M, Scotchprint, Controltac, Comply and MCS are trademarks or registered trademarks of 3M Company.

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.

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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

or

Connie Thompson
3M Public Relations
651-733-8914
csthompson1@mmm.com

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