3M Car Care opens first store in Chandigarh

Written by Charanjit Ahuja | Chandigarh | Updated: Aug 23 2014, 20:56pm hrs
The 3M Car Care, touted as the single organized player in car detailing and a unit of the Automotive After Markets Division of 3M, today launched its first store in Chandigarh in the presence of legendary athlete Padma Shri Milkha Singh.

Vishesh Nigam, General Manager, 3M Car Care told during the inauguration that Ludhiana and Jalandhar in Punjab and Jaipur in Rajasthan would be the other stores to opened in couple of months. He said that there are 39 similar 3M stores across the country till date and the number would swell to 55 by the year end. The target is to open 150 such 3M stores by 2016, Nigam said.

He said that 3M India, the Indian arm of 3M Corporation, is the first company to have introduced organized car care services in the country. It has achieved recognition from EIMS like Toyota, Honda, GM, Tata, Volkswage, Ford, Mahindra etc. Like other stores, Chandigarh store is a franchise edition entrusted to Vivek Sood and Amit Saini, first generation entrepreneurs. Some of the services offered by 3M Car Care include, interior car detailing, bacteria elimination, scotchgard paint protection film, 3M wrap film etc.