At 3M, we discover and innovate in nearly every industry to help solve problems around the world.
As a Major Partner of British Science Week, 5-14 March, 3M has once again joined forces with the British Science Association to take the Smashing Stereotypes campaign to the next level.
November 01, 2019
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.
October 01, 2019
3M joined forces with the Construction Dust Partnership to spread the word about the dangers of hazardous construction dust by hosting a free webinar.
September 02, 2019
Car manufacturers are striving to make vehicles lighter to reduce emissions and give drivers a quieter, smoother ride.
August 05, 2019
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.
June 28, 2017
The 3M Atherstone Automotive Refinish Centre (ARC) has been hosting heats for young people vying to represent the UK in a prestigious global contest.
July 26, 2017
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.
November 05, 2016
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.
November 04, 2016
3M has been ranked as one of the world’s 25 best multinational workplaces by Great Place to Work® and the business magazine Fortune.
December 20, 2016
A humorous new video puts the spotlight on the importance of comfort, fit and style when it comes to choosing safety eyewear.
January 30, 2017
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.
May 24, 2017
A 3M bonding solution has helped Sirus create lighter, more affordable wheelchair-accessible vehicles.
June 07, 2017
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.
July 26, 2019
Winners of the fiercely contested 2019 3M Young Innovators Challenge were presented with their prizes at celebration events held in Bracknell, Berkshire, and Loughborough, Leicestershire.
October 31, 2017
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.
January 09, 2018
WeAreTheCity’s 2018 Rising Star awards open on 1 February and 3M is proud to once again sponsor the Science and Engineering category.
May 05, 2016
A passion for welding and safety education has resulted in 3M clinching a prestigious industry award.
March 29, 2016
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.
October 06, 2016
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.
May 10, 2016
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.
June 20, 2016
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.
August 15, 2016
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.
October 20, 2016
A new generation of 3M™ VHB™ Tape has been launched to solve the challenges of temperature resistance and multi material bonding.
July 23, 2015
Cubitron™ II abrasives stay sharper, last longer and run cooler than conventional abrasives.
March 07, 2016
3M product development engineer Polly Keen is an inventor at heart and loves nothing better than working on new creations in her spare time.
A micro-engineered surface of micro-replicated structures ensures that golf clubs to car exteriors to artificial joints have a precise, predictable finish.
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.
3M’s glass bubbles, also known as microspheres, minimise weight and improve strength of ships, vehicles and aircraft.