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3M Commercial Graphics Announces 2013 3M Advanced Installer Training Session Dates




ST. PAUL, Minn. – (February 20, 2013) – 3M Commercial Graphics announces the 2013 schedule of its world-class 3M Advanced Installer Training sessions, which offers graphic professionals the training to take their skills to the next level.

3M Advanced Installation Training
Location: 3M Center, St. Paul, Minn.
Trainers: 3M Graphics Authorized Trainers
Course Content: 3M Advanced Installation Training is a three-day session, held at the 3M Center in St. Paul, Minn. that includes three days of discussion, demonstration, and intensive hands-on training. Attendees of the course will work on building and refining skills for vehicle and boat wraps, fleet graphics, floor graphics, windows and smooth and textured walls.
2013 Dates:
• March 18-20
• April 15-17
• June 10-12
• July 15-17
• August 19-21
• September 16-18
• October 14-16
• November 18-20
• December 9-11

Contact for more information.

3M Advanced Installer Training at Lowen Certified
Location: Hutchinson, Kan.
Trainers: 3M Graphics Authorized Trainers/Lowen Certified Graphic Installers
Course Content: Dependent on skill level, courses include two to five days of closely monitored hands-on practice to build and refine skills for: vehicle accessory disassembly, graphic film installation/removal for vehicle and boat wraps, fleet graphics, floor graphics, windows and smooth and textured walls. Attendees will also receive discounted installation tools and supplies, special discounted graphics pricing, and future installation opportunities with Lowen national installation network. A tour of the Lowen Corporation world-class headquarters is also included.
2013 Dates:
• March 4-8
• March 12-14
• April 3-5
• April 8-12
• April 24-26
• May 6-10
• May 14-16
• May 20-22
• June 3-7
• June 11-13
• June 24-28
Contact Dennis Shea at or 888-201-8945 for more information.

3M Advanced Installer Training at Independent Locations
Trainers: 3M Graphics Authorized Trainers
Course Content: Taught by 3M Graphics Authorized Trainers, attendees receive training on various applications with course content customized to fit their personal needs. For information about upcoming locations and dates, use the contact information below:
* Mike Zick Installations, Inc. – Arlington, Texas
Contact: Mike Zick – or 817-456-2840
* J3 Industries – Frisco, Texas
Contact: Jeff Wagner – or 817-875-4099
* Baby Huey Signs – Edmond, Oklahoma
Contact: Andy Huey – or 405-614-2103

Testing & Accreditation
3M testing and accreditation options are also available to installers. Upon successful completion of one of the 3M testing options, participants will receive authorization to use the 3M designation that goes with it: 3M Certified Graphics Installation Company (in conjunction with UASG, the United Application Standards Group), 3M Preferred Graphics Installer or 3M Endorsed Vehicle Graphics Installer, and in some cases, multiple 3M designations. You will able to use this distinction to communicate your talent and service to customers, and 3M will promote your services on our websites. Visit to learn more.


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. Learn more about 3M graphics products and programs by calling 1-800-328-3908‚ visiting‚ following us @3MGraphics on Twitter or at

About 3M
3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $30 billion in sales, 3M employs about 88,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70 countries. For more information, visit or follow @3MNews on Twitter.

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