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  • July 10, 2018

    Young innovators shine at awards night

    Winners of the fiercely contested 3M Young Innovators Challenge were presented with their prizes at celebration events held in Bracknell, Berkshire, and Loughborough, Leicestershire.

    07/10/2018 Young innovators shine at awards night
  • March 21, 2018

    A high-powered electric charging solution

    The availability and speed of charging solutions will play a crucial role enabling the widespread adoption of electric vehicles.

    03/21/2018 A high-powered electric charging solution
  • March 15, 2018

    3M unveils results of global science survey

    The findings reveal a mixed message of ‘do as I say, not as I do’ being handed on from UK parents to the prospective next generation of scientists.

    03/15/2018 3M unveils results of global science survey
  • February 28, 2018

    3M – a World’s Most Ethical Company®

    Ethisphere® has named 3M as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the fifth year running, recognising the company’s drive for positive change.

    02/28/2018 3M – a World’s Most Ethical Company®
  • June 01, 2016

    National Grid invests in quieter overhead conductors

    The UK’s largest electricity transmission network operator has specified 3M ACCR (Aluminium Conductor Composite Reinforced) for a major project to replace conductors on a transmission line from Dungeness to Sellindge, Kent, due to its noise reduction properties.

    06/01/2016 National Grid invests in quieter overhead conductors
  • June 10, 2016

    An energy saving window film for all seasons

    As much as 30 per cent of all the heating and cooling energy used in homes and commercial buildings is due to heat lost or gained through windows.

    06/10/2016 An energy saving window film for all seasons
  • June 24, 2016

    Pete Waterman singles out a safety solution from 3M

    Music guru Pete Waterman presented 3M with a prize for the most innovative stand at the Overhead Power Line and Working at Height Safety Exposition held at Chester racecourse on 9 June.

    06/24/2016 Pete Waterman singles out a safety solution from 3M
  • September 22, 2016

    A smart solution to keep gas supplies flowing

    Vital supplies of gas to homes and businesses across the UK rely on cast iron pipes that have been buried underground for as long as 100 years.

    09/22/2016 A smart solution to keep gas supplies flowing
  • October 27, 2016

    Good grip gloves designed for electricians

    3M has designed a range of gloves that are both durable and flexible with the needs of electricians in mind.

    10/27/2016 Good grip gloves designed for electricians
  • 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
  • February 03, 2017

    A smart energy solution for South Ayrshire

    Scotland’s first new electricity conductor in almost 30 years has gone live, delivering power from an offshore wind generation plant to South Ayrshire via a sub-sea cable.

    02/03/2017 A smart energy solution for South Ayrshire
  • July 19, 2017

    Bagpipers lead delegates into CIRED exhibition

    The three-day event held in Glasgow was an opportunity for 3M and ABB to promote a new eco-efficient switchgear solution to the electricity distribution community.

    07/19/2017 Bagpipers lead delegates into CIRED exhibition
  • July 14, 2017

    Rising Stars shine at celebration event

    WeAreTheCity’s Rising Stars for 2017 enjoyed an uplifting celebration held on the 17th floor of News UK’s headquarters in London Bridge on 12 July.

    07/14/2017 Rising Stars shine at celebration event
  • December 21, 2016

    Energy pupils see 3M innovation in action

    Pupils from six Aberdeenshire schools who are enrolled on a Skills for Work Energy course were inspired by visits to 3M’s Customer Engagement Centre in Aberdeen.

    12/21/2016 Energy pupils see 3M innovation in action
  • April 03, 2017

    3M – a World’s Most Ethical Company

    3M has been named as a World’s Most Ethical Company for the fourth year running by Ethisphere and has received a Gold rating for corporate social responsibility from EcoVadis.

    04/03/2017 3M – a World’s Most Ethical Company
  • June 01, 2017

    3M to demo safe cabling connections at CABLEx

    Cold Shrink technology from 3M will be in the spotlight at the UK power cables and jointing technologies exhibition and safety expo to be held at Chester Racecourse on 7 June.

    06/01/2017 3M to demo safe cabling connections at CABLEx
  • April 28, 2017

    School pupils show off their creations

    More than 130 pupils from 13 primary and secondary schools across the Bracknell Forest and Wokingham districts have taken part in the 3M Young Innovators Challenge.

    04/28/2017 School pupils show off their creations
  • July 23, 2015

    More power, less disruption.

    Using aluminium composite for the conductor core of a power line means you can carry twice the electrical power at half the weight—without disrupting existing infrastructure.

    07/23/2015 More power, less disruption.
  • July 23, 2015

    See how we’re harnessing natural light to reduce energy.

    Micro-structured prisms optically direct as much as 80 per cent of exterior natural light in and up, helping a first-of-its-kind Walgreens Net Zero chemist produce more energy than it consumes.

    07/23/2015 See how we’re harnessing natural light to reduce energy.
  • March 15, 2016

    More power, same space

    In Mumbai, the power company needed to level up electric capacity to keep pace with growing demand.

    03/15/2016 More power, same space
  • March 16, 2016

    Why Lisa chose science over poetry

    Lisa Bradley's fascination with materials science began when she was given a chemistry set one Christmas and started carrying out experiments with her friends.

    03/16/2016 Why Lisa chose science over poetry
  • 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
  • July 23, 2015

    Keep the energy on the music, not going out the window.

    Metal-free nanotechnology in 3M™ Window Film Prestige Exterior Series rejects up to 97 per cent of the sun’s heat-producing infrared light and up to 99 per cent of UV rays, helping the Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame reduce energy costs by 8 to 12 per cent annually.

    07/23/2015 Keep the energy on the music, not going out the window.
  • July 23, 2015

    Here’s a brighter idea.

    Use silver metallised and weatherable polymeric film with a solar-weighted total hemispherical reflectance of 94% to direct light. The result: Brighter LED lamps in Africa.

    07/23/2015 Here’s a brighter idea.
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