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January 28, 2021
WeAreTheCity 2020 Rising Stars in Science and Engineering proved to be inspirational role models at 3M’s STEM careers Q&A for Year 9 students in Leicestershire.
March 07, 2019
Ethisphere® has named 3M as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the sixth year running, recognising the company’s drive for positive change.
September 15, 2017
Comedian Ruby Wax will join health and safety professionals at a 3M Safety Network Live event in Bracknell, Berkshire, on 5 October.
June 27, 2018
Dr Tom Shannon, co-founder of Vicon Motion Systems and Oxford Metrics, explains how his company uses 3M Scotchlite™ material and computer vision to capture human motion.
September 08, 2017
Scientists at 3M have created a new high performance reflective material that is a rich black by day but shines bright when illuminated at night.
August 30, 2017
A 3M system that quickly and accurately tests the cleanliness of surfaces has won a Gold Stevie Award in the 2017 International Business Awards.
June 01, 2017
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.
August 29, 2017
3M joined forces with the Construction Dust Partnership to spread the word about the dangers of hazardous construction dust by hosting a free webinar.
July 23, 2015
3M’s higher performance retro-reflective sheeting improves motorists’ ability to read and comprehend traffic signs.
March 16, 2016
When he's developing a new respirator John Bryant takes his work home with him, wearing the prototype to go running and cycling and even to knock down walls.
March 17, 2016
Students from Ribblesdale High School have spent today at the 3M Clitheroe site learning how the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering and maths are so important for the success of British industry.
March 22, 2016
Our new coating for safety spectacles resists fogging for longer, meaning that workers aren’t tempted to remove them to wipe away condensation and risk exposing their eyes to hazards.
May 05, 2016
A passion for welding and safety education has resulted in 3M clinching a prestigious industry award.
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 24, 2016
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.
August 04, 2016
A new system that has made significant progress in the field-testing of hearing protection solutions has been highly commended for product innovation.
April 21, 2017
An international study reveals that attempts to visually hack sensitive company information had an 87 per cent success rate in the UK, presenting a significant risk to industry.
October 19, 2016
Humans might be good at remembering faces, but statistically, computers are now more accurate.
March 30, 2017
Working from ladders, scaffolds and platforms is an occupational hazard in some industries, but injuries from falls can be prevented with the right safety equipment.
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.
November 11, 2016
Crossrail is one of the largest infrastructure projects of its kind in Europe, involving the construction of 42 km of tunnels complete with emergency aluminium walkway.
November 23, 2016
3M has chosen Road Safety Week (21-27 November) to launch a new website showcasing a range of solutions designed to reduce road fatalities and injuries.
November 29, 2016
Dyfed-Powys Police has become the first force in the UK to trial a new system that remotely monitors how much alcohol prolific offenders are drinking.
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.
December 22, 2016
Any fear of heights among visiting journalists was conquered at a media event held to demonstrate 3M’s range of fall protection products at its state-of-the-art training centre in Oldham.
February 03, 2017
Health and safety professionals took part in an interactive webinar hosted by 3M technical supervisor, Alan McArthur, on 24 January.
June 16, 2017
Four 3M Safety Network Live events to be held in Manchester, Dublin, Glasgow and Bracknell will cover topics ranging from the science of safety to mental wellbeing.
August 24, 2017
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.
3M™ Speedglas™ Auto Darkening Filter technology allows a welder’s screen to go dark as quickly as 0.1 milliseconds of the arc strike.
New indicator technology offers increased protection.
The 3M™ Molecular Detection System uses Isothermal DNA Amplification and Bioluminescence Detection to provide a simple means of detecting pathogens in food and environmental samples.