Certifications

Certifications

Don’t End Up With A Voided Warranty or a Crappy Installation, Work With a Certified Professional

Certifications are more than just pretty badges and plaques on the wall. Getting certified by the biggest brands and manufacturers in the industry, we’ve proven that we are skilled enough for their warranties. The manufacturers will uphold their warranties on their products when you have it installed by someone certified because certified vinyl installers do it right.

3M Certified

The 3M Certified Graphics Installation Company program, established in 1999, is administered for 3M by the United Applications Standards Group (UASG). Companies with this distinction are recognized by 3M and UASG for not only their installation skills/knowledge, but also their sound business practices and accountability to a Code of Conduct.

3M Endorsed

The 3M Endorsed Architectural Installer Program is a training and testing program that gives installers the tools and techniques needed to confidently apply 3M™ DI-NOC™ Architectural Finishes in an interior design setting. The program covers surface preparation, installation considerations, maintenance and repair. Application include flat surfaces, doors, complex curves, corners and more.

3M MCS Warranty

When your finished graphics are made entirely with 3M Graphics products, you’re covered by the most complete and robust graphics warranty in the business – the 3M™ MCS™ Warranty. Being certified by 3M means your installation is guaranteed through this warranty.

UASG Member

When you choose to use a United Application Standards Group Member, you can count on working with a professional company and a skilled installer. Installers must first pass a rigorous series of tests, and each company must demonstrate sound and professional business practices.

3M Preferred Graphics Installer

Let your customers know you’ve proven yourself as a skilled installer of all types of graphic installations by becoming a 3M Preferred Graphics Installer. Successfully passing this accreditation will increase your status as an installer and give you instant creditability with your clients. This testing program is designed for performing all types of graphic installations.es.

3M Endorsed Installer for Knifeless Tape

3M offers this training and testing program for installers focused on high-end installations using Knifeless Tape and graphic films. The knowledge gained along with the 3M Endorsed Installer for Knifeless Tape title will allow installers to differentiate themselves from other installers while increasing the value they can offer their customers. The training and testing will be available at 3M Center in St. Paul and select authorized facilities.

3M Endorsed Installer for Architectural Finishes

3M understands that how a product is installed is just as important as what the product can do, so we’re setting a new standard for architectural finish installation. The 3M Endorsed DI-NOC Installer Program is designed to give installers the tools and techniques needed to confidently apply 3M™ DI-NOC™ Architectural Finishes in an interior design setting. By offering comprehensive training and rigorous testing, 3M recognizes and rewards installers’ investment to become skilled DI-NOC applicators. The training and testing will be done at 3M Center in St. Paul.

PDAA Member

The Professional Decal Application Alliance is the premier community for graphics application professionals. MASTER Certified Installers have passed PDAA’s Master Proficiency CertificationTests, demonstrating proficiency in all types of vinyl installations including complex curves and vehicle wraps. PDAA.

Certifications

Don’t End Up With A Voided Warranty or a Crappy Installation, Work With a Certified Professional
Certifications are more than just pretty badges and plaques on the wall. Getting certified by the biggest brands and manufacturers in the industry, we’ve proven that we are skilled enough for their warranties. The manufacturers will uphold their warranties on their products when you have it installed by someone certified because certified vinyl installers do it right.

3M Certified

The 3M Certified Graphics Installation Company program, established in 1999, is administered for 3M by the United Applications Standards Group (UASG). Companies with this distinction are recognized by 3M and UASG for not only their installation skills/knowledge, but also their sound business practices and accountability to a Code of Conduct.

3M Endorsed

The 3M Endorsed Architectural Installer Program is a training and testing program that gives installers the tools and techniques needed to confidently apply 3M™ DI-NOC™ Architectural Finishes in an interior design setting. The program covers surface preparation, installation considerations, maintenance and repair. Application include flat surfaces, doors, complex curves, corners and more.

3M MCS Warranty

When your finished graphics are made entirely with 3M Graphics products, you’re covered by the most complete and robust graphics warranty in the business – the 3M™ MCS™ Warranty. Being certified by 3M means your installation is guaranteed through this warranty.

UASG Member

When you choose to use a United Application Standards Group Member, you can count on working with a professional company and a skilled installer. Installers must first pass a rigorous series of tests, and each company must demonstrate sound and professional business practices.

3M Preferred Graphics Installer

Let your customers know you’ve proven yourself as a skilled installer of all types of graphic installations by becoming a 3M Preferred Graphics Installer. Successfully passing this accreditation will increase your status as an installer and give you instant creditability with your clients. This testing program is designed for performing all types of graphic installations.es.

3M Endorsed Installer for Knifeless Tape

3M offers this training and testing program for installers focused on high-end installations using Knifeless Tape and graphic films. The knowledge gained along with the 3M Endorsed Installer for Knifeless Tape title will allow installers to differentiate themselves from other installers while increasing the value they can offer their customers. The training and testing will be available at 3M Center in St. Paul and select authorized facilities.

3M Endorsed Installer for Architectural Finishes

3M understands that how a product is installed is just as important as what the product can do, so we’re setting a new standard for architectural finish installation. The 3M Endorsed DI-NOC Installer Program is designed to give installers the tools and techniques needed to confidently apply 3M™ DI-NOC™ Architectural Finishes in an interior design setting. By offering comprehensive training and rigorous testing, 3M recognizes and rewards installers’ investment to become skilled DI-NOC applicators. The training and testing will be done at 3M Center in St. Paul.

PDAA Member

The Professional Decal Application Alliance is the premier community for graphics application professionals. MASTER Certified Installers have passed PDAA’s Master Proficiency CertificationTests, demonstrating proficiency in all types of vinyl installations including complex curves and vehicle wraps. PDAA.

AWARDS

Recognition from Industry Publications and Awarding Bodies
At AP Graphics we work tireless in our pursuit of perfection. This passion our employees bring to their craft has helped them develop their skills closer and closer to excellence. It is because of the culture around excellence that we’ve been honored to receive the following rewards, and more.

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Tell Us About Your Project

Are you ready to take the next step in your company’s branding? Fill out the form below so we can reach out and discuss what you are looking for.