3M Completes Sale of Faab Fabricauto

3M today announced that 3M France has completed the sale of its Faab Fabricauto business to Hills Numberplates. Faab Fabricauto, a French manufacturer of license plates and signage solutions, was a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M and part of 3M’s Traffic Safety and Security Division.

Faab Fabricauto provides vehicle identification solutions, with a focus in license-plate manufacturing. The company also provides serigraphy and number-printing services for automotive, graphic communications, signage and industrial sectors.

3M invented reflective sheeting for use on vehicles and road signs and is a long-time supplier of printed, reflective license plate films. Reflective sheeting remains an important component in 3M’s portfolio, and the company will continue to invest in advanced retroreflective technology to improve performance, durability, and visibility around the world.

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