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3M Commercial Graphics Announces Expansions To the
3M™ MCS™ Warranty

- Industry’s premier graphics guarantee now available for more printers and cobranded inks -

ST. PAUL - Minn. - – (April 4, 2013) - As the first finished graphics warranty in the industry, the 3M™ MCS™ Warranty helps protect discriminating users who require optimum performance for the intended life of the graphics. Now, 3M Commercial Graphics announces the expansion of its highly popular 3M™ MCS™ Warranty to include the following:

EFI
  • EFI™ VUTEk® GS 3M™ Premium UV Inks with EFI™ VUTEk® GS Pro Series printers
  • EFI™ R3225 3M™ UV Inks with the EFI™ R3225 UV roll-to-roll printer
  • 3M™ MCS™ Warranty with EFI™ VUTEk® GS LX Series LED UV printers – coming soon
HP
  • HP 792 Latex Inks, a 3M™ MCS™ Warranty Component for HP Designjet L Series Printers
  • HP LX610 Latex Inks, a 3M™ MCS™ Warranty Component for HP Scitex LX Series Printers
Seiko I Infotech Inc
  • SIIT GX 3M Inks with Seiko I Infotech ColorPainter™ W Series Printers

"As the industry's gold standard for more than 30 years, the 3M™ MCS™ Warranty gives professionals the peace-of-mind that they are purchasing quality products from quality providers," said Chad Klostermann, inks and warranties manager, 3M Commercial Graphics. "We are excited to continue bringing a wide range of solutions to the industry."

The 3M™ MCS™ Warranty is widely recognized as the industry's most comprehensive finished graphics warranty, covering fading, cracking, peeling and other aspects of graphic performance. The system of matched 3M components comes with the science and weathering technology that assures end users that their images will perform as expected for the life of the graphic.

3M has also added requirements for printed graphics to receive a Certificate of 3M™ MCS™ Warranty. These new requirements will include completion of eLearning modules and a site visit from a 3M representative. Graphics manufacturers who are using a 3M ink and that are eligible to offer the 3M™ MCS™ Warranty can go to www.3MGraphics.com/warrantyregistration to register to receive their personalized Certificate of 3M™ MCS™ Warranty. Once approved, they are able to use the MCS logo in their promotional efforts to brand owners.

Learn more about the complete range of 3M graphics solutions at 3M.com/graphics.

3M Commercial Graphics is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP).

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3M and Scotchprint and MCS are trademarks or registered trademarks of 3M Company.
EFI is a trademark of Electronics For Imaging, Inc.
VUTEk is a registered trademark of Electronics For Imaging, Inc.
ColorPainter is a trademark of Seiko I Infotech Inc.

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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