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  • January 09, 2018

    Search is on for 2018 Rising Stars

    WeAreTheCity’s 2018 Rising Star awards open on 1 February and 3M is proud to once again sponsor the Science and Engineering category.

    01/09/2018 Search is on for 2018 Rising Stars
  • October 31, 2017

    Ruby Wax spreads her mental health message

    Comedian and campaigner Ruby Wax has taken her message about maintaining good mental health at work to some of the UK’s top employers at a 3M safety event.

    10/31/2017 Ruby Wax spreads her mental health message
  • September 08, 2017

    Taking a holistic approach to workplace safety

    3M Safety Network Live events will be held in Dublin and Glasgow in September and Bracknell, Berkshire, in October and health and safety professionals are invited to sign up.

    09/08/2017 Taking a holistic approach to workplace safety
  • August 29, 2017

    Webinar highlights the hazards of construction dust

    3M joined forces with the Construction Dust Partnership to spread the word about the dangers of hazardous construction dust by hosting a free webinar.

    08/29/2017 Webinar highlights the hazards of construction dust
  • January 30, 2017

    3M pioneers 3D printing with PTFE

    3M has developed a technology to 3D print fully fluorinated polymers. This new technology is particularly exciting for PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene) applications and is aimed at the Automotive, Chemical Processing, Medical as well as Energy and Aerospace markets.

    01/30/2017 3M pioneers 3D printing with PTFE
  • 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
  • July 26, 2017

    Recycling project funds new trees for schools

    A project to recycle thousands of surplus plastic trays is funding the planting of new trees in the grounds of schools in Lancashire, Leicestershire and South Wales.

    07/26/2017 Recycling project funds new trees for schools
  • August 24, 2017

    A respirator so comfortable you’ll forget you’re wearing it

    A humorous video has been created to show that 3M respirators are so comfortable to wear that workers may forget to take them off when their shift comes to an end.

    08/24/2017 A respirator so comfortable you’ll forget you’re wearing it
  • November 05, 2016

    Sustainability leaders debate the wonders of waste

    3M’s strategic planner and sustainability lead, Andrew Hicks, shared a stage with representatives from BMW, Fujitsu, Veolia and the University of Cambridge for a lively panel debate that explored how industry can release £4 billion in the hidden value of waste.

    11/05/2016 Sustainability leaders debate the wonders of waste
  • 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
  • December 20, 2016

    If the glasses fit, wear them with pride

    A humorous new video puts the spotlight on the importance of comfort, fit and style when it comes to choosing safety eyewear.

    12/20/2016 If the glasses fit, wear them with pride
  • January 30, 2017

    Trees to grow from recycled plastic

    A project to recycle thousands of surplus plastic trays is funding the planting of trees and wildflower meadows in the grounds of schools in Lancashire, Leicestershire and South Wales.

    01/30/2017 Trees to grow from recycled plastic
  • 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
  • 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 07, 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.

    06/07/2017 Human-powered submarine gets 3M treatment
  • May 05, 2016

    3M scoops a welding industry award

    A passion for welding and safety education has resulted in 3M clinching a prestigious industry award.

    05/05/2016 3M scoops a welding industry award
  • March 29, 2016

    Protecting a hockey stick that’s in a league of its own

    The Crown Hockey stick is hand-crafted for elite athletes and the powerful, but light, construction is protected and its performance enhanced with a special tape made by 3M.

    03/29/2016 Protecting a hockey stick that’s in a league of its own
  • October 06, 2016

    Students win science award for a 3M project

    Three students from Farnborough Hill School in Hampshire were inspired to create a product demonstration showing the strength of a 3M tape after a visit to the company’s Bracknell head office.

    10/06/2016 Students win science award for a 3M project
  • 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
  • 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
  • August 15, 2016

    Warwick submarine team scoops innovation prize

    The WawickSub team was delighted to collect a Best Design Report award for Godiva2, its 3D-printed submarine created with a little help from 3M.

    08/15/2016 Warwick submarine team scoops innovation prize
  • October 20, 2016

    Breaking down the barriers of traditional fastening

    A new generation of 3M™ VHB™ Tape has been launched to solve the challenges of temperature resistance and multi material bonding.

    10/20/2016 Breaking down the barriers of traditional fastening
  • July 23, 2015

    Better results, less work.

    Cubitron™ II abrasives stay sharper, last longer and run cooler than conventional abrasives.

    07/23/2015 Better results, less work.
  • March 07, 2016

    Polly loves using science to solve problems

    3M product development engineer Polly Keen is an inventor at heart and loves nothing better than working on new creations in her spare time.

    03/07/2016 Polly loves using science to solve problems
  • July 23, 2015

    Precision polishing with unparalleled results.

    A micro-engineered surface of micro-replicated structures ensures that golf clubs to car exteriors to artificial joints have a precise, predictable finish.

    07/23/2015 Precision polishing with unparalleled results.
  • October 06, 2016

    A platform for young people to showcase their skills

    More than 400 young people from 35 different professions will strive to be the stars of their skill sectors in an Olympics-style competition held in Gothenburg, Sweden, in December.

    10/06/2016 A platform for young people to showcase their skills
  • July 23, 2015

    The magic of microspheres.

    3M’s glass bubbles, also known as microspheres, minimise weight and improve strength of ships, vehicles and aircraft.

    07/23/2015 The magic of microspheres.
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