As the inventor of 3M Wetordry sandpaper and masking tape for the automotive industry nearly a century ago, 3M today is recognized in the collision repair industry as a leading manufacturer that brings innovative solutions to our customers around the globe.
3M Automotive Aftermarket Division, along with the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF), are once again offering the popular 3M Hire Our Heroes scholarship and tool grant awards program for 2019 to help more deserving military members and their families pursue careers in the collision repair industry.
Gary Boesel, owner of CARSTAR Alpine and CARSTAR Jordan Road took home the top honors with a fast time of 153.87 in the 3M Hire Our Heroes 500, outpacing representatives from top collision repair companies and industry partners.
The first family in paint finishing and detailing is continuing to expand – now with an enhanced solution for clear coats and single stage paint. The 3M Perfect-It Paint Finishing line now offers 3M Perfect-It EX AC “All Coatings” compound, which was developed for a variety of difficult-to-buff coatings.
3M Automotive Aftermarket Division's Outdoor Showcase at the 2018 SEMA Show in Las Vegas will feature automotive legends Richard Petty, Chip Foose, the Ringbrothers, Charlie Hutton, Mark Oja, Kyle Morley, Ryan "Ryno" Templeton and Javier "Shorty" Ponce.
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