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September 25, 2024
5:30pm - 8:00pm


3M Innovation Center



Registration Fee: AIA, Assoc. AIA, & DAC Members $15; Non-members $25; Student $0


Tour of 3M Innovation Center

A BEC | DC Event


Please join us to visit 3M Innovation Center in downtown Washington, DC. Learn about the basics of air barrier adhesives, difference between Bitumen and Acrylic, best practices for application, and adhesive type performance comparison.

Learning Objectives:

After attending this course, participants will have learned:

  • Explore the chemical and physical properties of air barrier adhesives

  • Understand the difference between acrylic and bitumen options

  • Review best practices for application

  • Assess adhesive type performance comparison


5:30PM - 8:00PM 


Ronald M. Breuer began his 24 year history with 3M, in a position with the company’s Electrical Market Division as a Commercial and Industrial Area Business Coordinator. After capturing the division’s Everest Award on a repeated basis, Ron became in 2007, the firestopping field specialist in the Mid-Atlantic Region. His focus was developing firestop solutions for construction issues associated with projects comprised of commercial, municipal, US Government, healthcare and various educational purposes. His role was further broadened with business development responsibilities for the Northeastern US marketplace focusing on the “3M Specified Products: Air Barrier and Fire Protection”. His current managerial responsibilities involve Business Development for Air Barrier, Fire Protection and Venture Products for the Continental US.
Prior to Ron’s employment with 3M, he worked in Sales and Key Account Management (responsible for Harley-Davidson & York International accounts) where he received the Chairman’s Award multiple times, as well Fabrication Management for Ryerson Steel (subsidiary of Inland Steel Industries). Graduated with B. A. degree from Widener University.

Additional information regarding the event and the registration link can be found hereRegistration Fee: AIA, Assoc. AIA, & DAC Members $15; Non-members $25; Student $0

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