On June 5, 2015 Ringbrothers announced a groundbreaking new alliance with 3M’s Automotive Aftermarket Division, formalizing a relationship between the custom car builder and one of the world’s most well-respected refinishing suppliers that spans nearly four decades. This groundbreaking partnership will result in the development of new tools and comprehensive solutions for the enthusiast market.
“We are excited to announce that 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division is partnering with the Ringbrothers, one of the most innovative custom car builders in the world,” said Andrew Boyd, U.S. Marketing Supervisor, Paint Application Solutions. “At 3M, we are always looking at how to put our product solutions to work. We’re excited to expand our presence with the Ringbrothers in the dynamic markets for custom car building, automotive DIYers and automotive enthusiasts. We’re proud to have the Ringbrothers as supporters of 3M automotive product solutions, and we look forward to working with them to share their unique skills, passion and vision for turning cars in masterpieces.”
The announcement was made at the Ringbrothers headquarters in the village of Spring Green, Wisconsin amongst thousands of automotive enthusiasts attending the kick-off party for the 2015 Hot Rod Power Tour, an annual pilgr
image of like-minded gearheads, that has become the “world’s largest road trip.” With several award-winning Ringbrothers creations in the background, including the 980hp “Recoil” Chevelle and the 900hp “Happy Camper” Winnebago, co-founders Mike and Jim Ring broke the news alongside 3M representatives Brett Caslow and Andrew Boyd.
“We are thrilled to work with a great company like 3M,” said Jim Ring. “We have used 3M adhesives and abrasives since we were kids, and as our business has grown to include collision repair and the creation of award-winning custom cars, 3M has been a part of it every step of the way. We look forward to educating our customers on the build process and teaching them how to create the perfect ride.”
The 3M store at Ringbrothers.com is expected to launch in July 2015. To find out more about Ringbrothers, visit www.Ringbrothers.com; to find out more about 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division, visit 3mcollision.com.
Ringbrothers LLC - (www.ringbrothers.com) – Based in Spring Green, WI, Ringbrothers has rocketed into the top ranks of American car builders over the past decade, winning numerous design awards including “Best in Show” at the 2011 and 2014 SEMA Shows, back-to-back Goodguys Street Machine of the Year awards, multiple Mother’s Shine awards, countless magazine covers and several builds commissioned by OEMs. Founders Mike and Jim Ring also design and manufacture some of the most detailed billet interior and exterior parts that money can buy, beautifully designed with architectural lines and incredible craftsmanship, all made in the USA. Each piece of automotive jewelry that leaves the facility gives buyers an opportunity to make their very own Ringbrothers inspired cars that truly stand apart.
About 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division
3M automotive products keep the world on the move, with innovative solutions for building, repairing and maintaining vehicles. From the collision repair professional to the individual vehicle enthusiast, people around the world trust 3M products to protect, repair and keep their vehicles looking showroom new. And our commitment to this industry extends beyond product performance to a careful stewardship of the world’s resources and environment. Serving the needs of our customers has made 3M a trusted leader in vehicle care and repair, and we are dedicated to earning that trust each and every day.
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