Makes $25,000 Investment in BOMA's Mission and Programs
WASHINGTON, D.C. - 3M Building Safety Solutions has become the first company to participate in the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International's partnership program at the Leadership Circle level.
The $25,000 contribution will be used to support BOMA's mission through its advocacy, education, research and membership programs.
"Now more than ever, security is a crucial issue to our members," said BOMA International Chairman and Chief Elected Officer Steven W. Ford, senior managing director, facilities management, Cushman & Wakefield, East Rutherford, N.J. "For that reason, it is welcome news that our partnership program now includes 3M Building Safety Solutions, one of the most respected suppliers of safety, security, and protection products for commercial buildings."
BOMA's partnership program has three levels of participation, including Cornerstone Partner ($50,000), Leadership Circle ($25,000), and Supporting Partner ($10,000).
"The safety and security of millions of people is affected each day by BOMA International members. We are pleased to be associated with an organization of such magnitude," said Mary Ellen Walker, general manager, 3M Building Safety Solutions Department. "BOMA is known for the quality of its leadership and extraordinary industry foresight. It is an honor to be part of this prestigious federation."
3M Building Safety Solutions is one of a growing number of companies participating in BOMA International's Partnership Program. Allied-Barton Security Systems, BOMI Institute, The Invironmentalists, Kimberly-Clark Professional, and ThyssenKrupp Elevator are BOMA Partners at the Cornerstone level. Lasertech Floorplans, McCrory Engineering, Pritchard Industries, and rfpForms.com are Supporting Partners.
3M window films and innovative firestop systems are part of the many safety, security and protection products offered by 3M. For much of its 104-year history, 3M has focused its technologies on products to protect individuals from a range of environmental threats. Whether it's personal safety on the job, security for identification and authentication, or protecting people in buildings or vehicles, 3M offers multiple solutions.
In addition to safety and security window films, 3M provides: respiratory products; eye and ear protection products; reflective films; insulation for personal warmth and acoustics; cleaning and disinfectants; floor and pool protection; fire and corrosion protection; roofing granules; asset tracking through RFID and other technologies; and laminates used in identification and border control. For more information, visit www.3M.com/security.
Founded in 1907, the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a dynamic international federation of over 100 local associations. The 19,000-plus members of BOMA International own or manage over 9 billion square feet of downtown and suburban commercial properties and facilities in North America and abroad. BOMA's mission is to enhance the human, intellectual and physical assets of the commercial real estate industry through advocacy, education, research, standards and information. For more information, please visit the BOMA International Web site at www.boma.org.