Geek Wraps University is a 3M Graphics Authorized Training and Testing facility in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. All classes are taught by Kenny Calman and Jon Leftik, both 3M Graphics Authorized Trainers and 3M Graphics Authorized Testers, also on staff is Steve Carney our traveling instructor. Kenny Calman is the sole inventor of the industry standard Geek Wraps Tools.
Our training courses build confidence by allowing students to experience and learn on some of the most complex areas encountered in vehicle wrapping as well as installation of trailer, wall and floor graphics. Additionally, we offer on-site testing for the 3M Preferred Graphics Installer and 3M Endorsed Vehicle Graphics Installer programs, as well as the Geek Wraps Certified Installer designation from Geek Wraps, Inc.
Our classes are small, ensuring all students are given individual attention and extensive hands-on practice. We always recommend putting the newly acquired knowledge and experience to work right away to get the most benefit from this training.
Geek Wraps University Timeline
SOFT EDGE SQUEEGEE IS INTRODUCED FOR SALEIn order to improve wrap vinyl application, a new type of squeegee is created. In 2005 Geek Wraps® Soft Edge hits the market, builds a loyal following, and develops into the preferred squeegee of professional wrap installers worldwide.
GEEK WRAPS OPENSGeek Wraps opens one of the first retail wrap shops in South Florida, dedicated solely to wraps. The lack of quality tools for the industry immediately becomes obvious and Geek Wraps tool line continues to grow providing the industry with more innovative tool choices.
YOUTUBE CHANNEL IS LAUNCHEDIn an effort to demystify wrap installation and provide easily accessible tips and training techniques, our YouTube channel is launched. With over 9,200 subscribers and 2.5M views and counting, our channel currently offers dozens of videos containing valuable knowledge while demonstrating the proper use of our tools. Subscribers are notified of the latest training videos and special tool discounts.
THE ORIGINAL GEEK WRAPS SCHOOL OPENSAs the popularity of wraps grows, so does the need for qualified installers. In order to fill this need, The original Geek Wraps School is created to teach students the principles of wrapping using Geek Wraps tools.
STUDIO WRAPSIn addition to vehicle wraps, demand for other types of installation increases thanks to new technology and materials available. We expand to Studio Wraps and add textured wall surface stations to instruct students in the proper installation techniques while using the proper tools for the job. Studio Wraps also produced videos for other wrap tool manufacturers and suppliers.
UPGRADED FACILITYTo keep up with the increasing interest in training, we move to a larger facility and add a dedicated HHR vehicle.
GEEK WRAPS UNIVERSITY OPENS
After months of careful planning and construction, our state-of-the-art facility opens in Fort Lauderdale. Built to the highest industry standards, our school prepares students of all skill levels, from beginners with little or no experience, to experienced installers looking to improve their skills and be prepared for testing in the 3M Certified Graphics Installation Company, 3M Preferred Graphics Installer and/or 3M Endorsed Vehicle Graphics Installer programs.
3M AUTHORIZED TRAINING & TESTING FACILITY
In November 2013, Geek Wraps University becomes a 3M Graphics Authorized Training & Testing Facility.
3M Recommends Geek Wraps Tools3M announces a partnership with Geek Wraps featuring high-quality, groundbreaking products as official 3M Approved Installation Tools.
“Geek Wraps has long been a supporter and customer of 3M wrap products, and we’ve had the privilege of using their high-quality tools at live demos and competitions for years,” said Marcio Oliveira, Technical Service Supervisor for 3M Commercial Solutions Division. “Entering this new partnership is a thrilling opportunity for us to recognize the great products Geek Wraps has to offer, and we look forward to providing support to a company that continues to deliver groundbreaking, reliable tools into the expert hands of graphics installers all across the country.”
To read the entire press release: geekwraps.com/pressrelease
Geek Wraps 10th Year AnniversaryOn August 15th, 2017, Geek Wraps, Inc. celebrated their 10 year anniversary! It's been a decade since the company opened their doors to offer quality wraps and tools. Tools which have now become an industry standard.
Thanks to all the loyal customers as well as students, who have helped make Geek Wraps, Inc. a leader in the industry.