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  • November 01, 2017

    Bloodhound blazes through first public test runs

    The British supersonic car designed to travel at speeds of up to 1,000mph - faster than a bullet – has completed its first public test runs.

    11/01/2017 Bloodhound blazes through first public test runs
  • April 23, 2018

    Premium abrasives cut time, not standards

    A campaign encouraging automotive bodyshop technicians to try 3M’s range of premium abrasive products for themselves is creating a buzz.

    04/23/2018 Premium abrasives cut time, not standards
  • September 11, 2017

    Vehicle wrap is the cat's whiskers

    Eye-catching wraps are helping Cats Protection promote its work by making its fleet of vans stand out from the crowd.

    09/11/2017 Vehicle wrap is the cat's whiskers
  • July 03, 2017

    3M transforms speed machines at Goodwood

    Visitors to 3M’s stand at the Goodwood Festival of Speed got to see live vehicle wrap demos in the latest on-trend colours.

    07/03/2017 3M transforms speed machines at Goodwood
  • June 06, 2017

    Dynamic new colours for 3M wrap films

    On-trend shades such as glossy sapphire metallic green, satin vampire red and caramel luster are among 21 new colours launched for 3M Wrap Films.

    06/06/2017 Dynamic new colours for 3M wrap films
  • May 17, 2017

    3M graphic innovations unveiled at FESPA

    3M is taking visitors to FESPA - which is being held in Hamburg, Germany, from 8-12 May - on a film voyage of discovery.

    05/17/2017 3M graphic innovations unveiled at FESPA
  • May 24, 2017

    3M lightens the load for Sirus Automotive

    A 3M bonding solution has helped Sirus create lighter, more affordable wheelchair-accessible vehicles.

    05/24/2017 3M lightens the load for Sirus Automotive
  • June 06, 2017

    Human-powered submarine gets 3M treatment

    A human-powered submarine built by students at the University of Warwick is set to compete in the International Submarine Races in Washington DC from 25-30 June.

    06/06/2017 Human-powered submarine gets 3M treatment
  • June 28, 2017

    3M hosts refinishing heats for young talent

    The 3M Atherstone Automotive Refinish Centre (ARC) has been hosting heats for young people vying to represent the UK in a prestigious global contest.

    06/28/2017 3M hosts refinishing heats for young talent
  • April 25, 2017

    A comprehensive sanding solution for bodyshops

    3M has joined forces with premium power tools brand Festool to deliver the first in a range of efficient and cost-effective systems for bodyshops.

    04/25/2017 A comprehensive sanding solution for bodyshops
  • April 11, 2017

    Shining a light on women in Automotive

    3M hosted the first Auto Body Professional Women’s Automotive meeting of 2017 in Bracknell, Berkshire, on 30 March

    04/11/2017 Shining a light on women in Automotive
  • February 10, 2017

    A lightweight, sound absorbing solution for engines

    Car manufacturers are striving to make vehicles lighter to reduce emissions and give drivers a quieter, smoother ride.

    02/10/2017 A lightweight, sound absorbing solution for engines
  • April 05, 2017

    A smooth way to cut through graphic film blade-free

    3M Knifeless Tapes give car wrappers and installers a neat new way to cut through graphic film without using a blade, leaving a smooth finish and causing no surface damage.

    04/05/2017 A smooth way to cut through graphic film blade-free
  • September 23, 2015

    Supporting a spectacular show of skills.

    WorldSkills bronze medal winner Rebecca Wilson polished her performance with the help of 3M'S car refinishing technical experts.

    09/23/2015 Supporting a spectacular show of skills.
  • July 23, 2015

    Ensure your hand sanding feels and works right.

    3M™ Flexible Abrasive Hookit™ sheets can be used wet or dry, by hand or machine, to ensure primer sanding, blend preparation and paint finishing results up to your standards.

    07/23/2015 Ensure your hand sanding feels and works right.
  • February 22, 2016

    Exclusive Bodyshop Solutions offer

    3M will be giving away a PPS™ free cup and collar with every box of large, standard, midi and mini size PPS™ Lids and Liners.

    02/22/2016 Exclusive Bodyshop Solutions offer
  • May 10, 2016

    3M – a World’s Most Ethical Company

    3M has been listed as a World’s Most Ethical Company for a third year in a row by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical practices in business.

    05/10/2016 3M – a World’s Most Ethical Company
  • May 16, 2016

    Lightening the load for automotive experts

    3M showcased some of its innovative lightweight solutions for the automotive industry - such as liquid adhesives, glass bubbles and ceramic fibres - at a global industry event.

    05/16/2016 Lightening the load for automotive experts
  • May 26, 2016

    Car wrappers learn tricks of the trade

    Award winning vehicle wrapper Michael Szwacki shared his top tips with 70 applicators during a lively event hosted by 3M distributor William Smith in Bracknell.

    05/26/2016 Car wrappers learn tricks of the trade
  • June 01, 2016

    Put yourself in the hot seat of a supercar

    Visit the 3M stand at Automechanika - held at Birmingham’s NEC from 7/9 June - and you could win a supercar track day.

    06/01/2016 Put yourself in the hot seat of a supercar
  • June 20, 2016

    Human powered submarine buoyed up 3M Glass Bubbles

    A team of mechanical engineering undergraduates from Warwick University has unveiled a 3D-printed submarine to compete in the 2016 European Submarine Races in July.

    06/20/2016 Human powered submarine buoyed up 3M Glass Bubbles
  • July 07, 2016

    Celebrities drop by the 3M stand at Goodwood

    British Touring Car Championship driver and Emmerdale actor, Kelvin Fletcher, made a guest appearance on 3M’s stand at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

    07/07/2016 Celebrities drop by the 3M stand at Goodwood
  • July 18, 2016

    Premium abrasives cut faster and last longer

    3The latest addition to 3M’s premium abrasives range uses triangular precision shaped ceramic grains to cut up to 30 per cent faster and last up to twice as long as conventional products.

    07/18/2016 Premium abrasives cut faster and last longer
  • August 15, 2016

    Floating leaves help biofuel buses stand out

    Stagecoach West Scotland has used non-PVC film from 3M as a more sustainable way to spread the word about its switch to biofuel buses.

    08/15/2016 Floating leaves help biofuel buses stand out
  • August 23, 2016

    F1 in Schools team Enigma raises the chequered flag

    A team of students from Robert May’s School in Odiham, Hampshire, has been crowned National Champions in the F1 in Schools challenge, thanks to a little help from 3M.

    08/23/2016 F1 in Schools team Enigma raises the chequered flag
  • October 06, 2016

    New car wrap films shift and shimmer

    Iridescent films that shift colour under different lighting conditions and viewing angles are giving vehicle wrappers a licence to be as creative as they like.

    10/06/2016 New car wrap films shift and shimmer
  • October 12, 2016

    A showcase of graphic film solutions

    The Print Show takes place at Birmingham’s NEC from 11-13 October to celebrate the industry’s history and culture and unveil the latest innovations.

    10/12/2016 A showcase of graphic film solutions
  • October 20, 2016

    Cool car wrap winners celebrate

    3M teamed up with Spandex, a one-stop supplier of innovative sign and display solutions, to find the coolest car wrap designs.

    10/20/2016 Cool car wrap winners celebrate
  • November 04, 2016

    3M is one of the world’s best workplaces

    3M has been ranked as one of the world’s 25 best multinational workplaces by Great Place to Work® and the business magazine Fortune.

    11/04/2016 3M is one of the world’s best workplaces
  • January 09, 2017

    ‘World’s fastest car’ returns to Atherstone

    A supersonic car expected to smash the land speed record has returned to 3M’s Atherstone site in Warwickshire for a final paint-job, which will be more than just cosmetic.

    01/09/2017 ‘World’s fastest car’ returns to Atherstone
  • January 17, 2017

    New car wrap films shift and shimmer

    Two new videos show how your pride and joy can be transformed with a vibrant colour flip wrap film from 3M that shifts colour under different lighting conditions.

    01/17/2017 New car wrap films shift and shimmer
  • January 25, 2017

    3M film transforms track cars for Kaiser Chiefs video

    Five track cars used in a video to promote the Kaiser Chiefs’ new single, Hole in my Soul, had a dramatic make-over using 3M graphic film.

    01/25/2017 3M film transforms track cars for Kaiser Chiefs video
  • February 20, 2017

    Team Enigma shines in F1 in Schools World Finals

    Six students from Robert May’s School in Odiham, Hampshire, travelled to Austin in Texas for the F1 in Schools World Finals, finishing fourth overall.

    02/20/2017 Team Enigma shines in F1 in Schools World Finals
  • February 22, 2017

    Two vehicle wrap specialists strike gold

    Leading Edge Signage and Graphics and Structure-flex Ltd have become 3M Select Gold Partners, joining a small group of world-class vehicle wrapping experts.

    02/22/2017 Two vehicle wrap specialists strike gold
  • July 23, 2015

    Improve Efficiency. Reduce Waste.

    Combining 3M™ Accuspray™ and PPS™ enables jobs to be delivered faster, more easily and for less money—every time.

    07/23/2015 Improve Efficiency. Reduce Waste.
  • September 24, 2015

    3M's role in the 'fastest car on earth'

    The team behind the building of the 'fastest car on earth' has had a little help from technical experts at 3M's Atherstone site.

    09/24/2015 3M's role in the 'fastest car on earth'
  • November 18, 2015

    Keep your new car looking that way

    Protect your pride and joy's good looks, long after it leaves the showroom.

    11/18/2015 ventureshield, car care Keep your new car looking that way
  • May 16, 2016

    See your selfie at Goodwood

    3M has a pair of tickets to the final day of the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed to give away – shy types need not apply.

    05/16/2016 See your selfie at Goodwood
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