will be demonstrating its expertise and full range of solutions designed
to address industry challenges at its 2012 Transportation Summit, held
for automotive, RV, commercial vehicle, military and aerospace
manufacturers and their suppliers at the 3M Automotive Market Center on
Oct. 2-3 in Detroit.
The Summit brings together some of the top technical experts from 3M’s
global organization and showcases products and technologies from across
3M divisions that speak to industry megatrends such as alternative
energy, weight reduction, safety, sustainability, passenger comfort and
productivity. The event will also feature keynote speakers and technical
“Developing solutions for the challenges OEMs and suppliers face is of
utmost importance today,” said Greg Piserchia, U.S. sales and marketing
director, 3M Automotive Market Center, Livonia, Mich. “With the
increased demands and regulations placed on the industry, collaborating
with our customers by leveraging the innovations found across 3M’s
technology platforms to help deliver products that are safe, affordable
and sustainable is our top goal.”
“3M is uniquely qualified to meet the needs of transportation customers.
We are excited to host this event and begin the journey of continuing
innovation with our valued customers,” said Jim Fall, U.S. sales and
marketing director, Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division.
Attendees will have the opportunity to hear remarks and keynote speeches
from 3M executives and leading industry experts on topics such as
alternative energy, the impact of urbanization on vehicle planning and
transportation market trends.
The Summit will also include the 3M Innovation Fair, which allows
attendees to view a wide array of solutions and experience specific
product demonstrations. In addition, industry seminars on technologies
spanning lightweighting, fuel cells, Li-ion battery and electrification,
natural gas, emission control, energy efficiency, life cycle management,
noise reduction, vehicle personalization, warranty reduction, assembly
aid, worker and passenger safety, and more will be held.
3M looks forward to welcoming customers and media from the
transportation industry to the Summit. Attendees will have the ability
to build their own schedule at the Summit, with each day offering a
different variety of events. Those interested in attending can view the
agenda and register for Oct.
2 here, and for Oct.
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