Andrea Martin didn’t have a lot of female role models when she started looking at a career in fall protection. “I had amazing male mentors and sidekicks, but there were not a lot of women in...
“It looks like a shoe box on your face.” That’s how one 3M employee described the first VR headsets on the market more than a decade ago. Those early units had a reputation for being bulky....
3M and Discovery Education are launching the Young Scientist Challenge Alumni Network and Alumni Grants Program. The effort will support past participants and the future science leaders as part of the
3M is taking its first steps to revitalize a former school property in Decatur, Alabama. 3M will manage environmental activities and develop a remediation plan for the site’s future.
When 3M’s Springfield plant began seeing back orders from its suppliers for raw materials, they looked to qualify other suppliers that produced suitable substitute materials.
Nearly 200,000 visitors had a chance to engage with a wide breadth of 3M tech-forward products and solutions at CES–the ‘most influential tech event in the world.’
3M has joined the STEMM Opportunity Alliance, an organization helping to eliminate systemic barriers in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM).
3M announced it will exit per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) manufacturing and work to discontinue the use of PFAS across its product portfolio by the end of 2025.
3M reflects on the progress of its commitment to help increase safety and visibility in 100 school zones in 23 countries by 2024 and highlights some notable projects from the effort.
The air, although used by everyone, is often disregarded when it comes to cleaning. To help your guests breathe easier this holiday season, 3M shares tips for improving air quality.
3M and Discovery Education are now taking entries for the 2023 3M Young Scientist Challenge. Students are invited to apply science to solve everyday problems for a chance to win $25,000.
3M invited Shiven Taneja, a 15-year-old who has built over 120 Corsi-Rosenthal Boxes for vulnerable members of his community, to its global headquarters in St. Paul, Minn.
The 3M holiday tree, an assemblage of lighted offices in 3M Center’s building 220 that resemble a 15-story “tree,” was lit for its 60th year to celebrate the holiday season.
The 3M Thinsulate team helped Watson Gloves, supplier of quality gloves, mark its second century in business with a move toward sustainable materials and business practices.
At the outset of the war in Ukraine, 3Mgives and its partners made a $2 million commitment to help. Thanks to the generosity of 3Mers, 3M has surpassed that milestone.
3M’s Transportation & Electronics Business Group helped construct a temporary urban trail in Providence, Rhode Island as a part of their commitment to advance transportation equity.
3M’s Scotch™ Brand has rolled out its new Packt line, design-forward packing and mailing supplies with sustainable features, in time for the holiday season.
3M will join other corporations, governments and organizations at the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) to discuss and advance plans for combating climate change.
As part of our continuous efforts to understand our environmental footprint, 3M is sampling drinking water in private wells and public water systems near 3M’s facility in Cordova, Illinois, for...
3M and Discovery Education have named Leanne Fan the winner of the 2022 3M Young Scientist Challenge, the nation’s premier middle school science competition.
3M scientists from the U.S. and Japan share five lessons they learned about hybrid collaboration during a global effort to develop a new-to-the-market medical technology.
3M and Microsoft’s new Post-it® App is designed to enhance collaboration in hybrid work environments. It allows users to generate and organize ideas through a digital whiteboard tool.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, 3M paid tribute to Hispanic American culture and partnered with Common Hope to support education for children in Guatemala.
3M is working with National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) to inspire more students from diverse backgrounds to pursue skilled trade careers.
To mark Energy Efficiency Day, 3M celebrated the recent recognition the company received for energy management from the U.S. Department of Energy and NASA, along with other conservation achievements.
Baiya Phytopharm, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company in Thailand, is using 3M Health Care’s 3M-052 adjuvant in phase 1 clinical trials for a plant-based COVID-19 vaccine.
3M has established 3M Verify, a new platform that allows customers to report suspected counterfeit products and browse resources on how to spot fake merchandise.
3M’s current breakthrough climate solutions and emerging technologies for decarbonization and renewable fuels were on interactive display at Climate Week NYC 2022.
Alex Wiesner began his emergency response training as a member of 3M’s E-Squad. Now, he’s being recognized by the city of Cottage Grove as their Firefighter of the Year.
For the return of 3M Impact Global, a skills-based volunteer service program, 3Mers looking to make a positive impact met in Peru this year to help with three sustainability initiatives.
3M uses plastic endcaps to protect its commercial graphics film during shipping. When Vomela receives a shipment, they help send the endcaps back to 3M for reuse.
With a new college semester in full swing, 3M is helping students with products that can make independent living easier.
3M’s New Ulm plant in southern Minnesota celebrated its 60th anniversary. In honor of its milestone anniversary, 3M reflects on the plant's origin, development and success.
We are disappointed in the court’s ruling today and will be filing an appeal. Further litigation in the MDL court benefits no one. All parties should focus on the clearer path toward more...
To mitigate supply-chain challenges and reduce shipping time for customers in Asia, 3M opened a new overseas shipping site in Charleston, South Carolina.
The 3M plant in Hutchinson, Minnesota, is celebrating 75 years of operation. In honor of its milestone anniversary, 3M reflects on the plant's history, growth and success.
For many vehicle owners, hailstone car damage is a common concern, but 3M’s auto division and collision experts are helping owners and shops better manage the repair process.
The 3M Open PGA Tour event isn’t just about golf – it’s a mechanism for the company to give back, build stronger communities and highlight how science improves lives.
After winning the 3M Open Qualifier @ Thailand 2022, Thaya Limpipolpaibul, aka Mo Lim, lived out his dream of playing in a PGA tournament event at the 3M Open.
Jeremy Swanson and his display materials & systems division (DMSD) team are helping consumer electronics companies make screens brighter, more efficient and more lifelike.
The 2022 3M Open golf tournament will feature yards of interactive installments that showcase how 3M Science can help communities, the planet and scientific advancements.
3M reinstalls Safety-Walk™ Wet Area Matting in Como Park Zoo’s penguin and puffin enclosures to cushion their feet and reduce their risk of developing sores.
In honor of Pride Month, 3M highlighted two employees who are working with the company to provide insight and resources for individuals navigating LGBTQ+ challenges.
3M is investing more than $170 million to engineer and install cutting-edge technology that will improve water quality and reduce water use at its site in Cordova, Illinois.
In celebration of Pride Month, 3M locations around the world raised the LGBTQ+ Pride flag to show their commitment to promoting a positive and open working environment.
Tobias Ross, 3M Advanced Materials Division (AdMD) business development manager, collaborates with his customers to find new automotive applications for 3M™ Glass Bubbles.
In honor of AAPI Heritage Month, 3M asked AAPI employees to share insights on how others can support AAPI friends, colleagues and communities.
3M’s newly available 2022 Global Impact Report highlights the progress the company is making to advance its environmental, social and governance goals.
Post-it® Notes have been in the Hollywood spotlight over the past few months in honor of the 25th anniversary of the comedy movie “Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion.”
Aaron Collins, known by his YouTube followers as “Mask Nerd,” sat down with Nikki McCullough, vice president in 3M’s personal safety division, to discuss mask science.
3Mer Liliana Pulido appreciates 3M’s culture of open communication. She connects with her remote company mentor, Jennifer Lindberg, regularly for support.
3M is investing approximately $58 million to fund the 80,000 square foot expansion that will create around 50 new jobs at the 3M Valley facility in Nebraska.
Scotch™ Cushion Lock™ Protective Wrap is 3M’s latest packaging innovation. Made from 100% recycled paper, it’s a sustainable alternative to plastic cushion wrap.
This year’s State of Science Index (SOSI) shows that trust in science is growing, especially among youth. Participants are most interested in using science to drive social impact.
3M and NC3 celebrated students who attended NC3 National Career and Technical Education Letter of Intent Signing Day and awarded 50 participants with a $1,000 scholarship.
Product of the Year USA, America’s largest consumer-voted annual award, recently named 3M™ Nexcare™ Duo bandages as its first aid 2022 winner.
Atsuko Tazawa, area portfolio manager in 3M’s Transportation Safety Division, believes global collaboration is a key to improving urban safety across the world.
3M is investing $165 million to improve water quality and reduce water use at its manufacturing facility in Cottage Grove, Minnesota.
3M glass bubbles are the basis for a new application that can help companies provide a faster, more reliable 5G signal.
3Mers in Poland are providing shelter and support for colleagues and others fleeing from the Russian invasion in Ukraine.
3M reiterates its commitment to social responsibility and highlights the progress and promise of its environmental, social and governance goals.
While working remote, Mike Sherman and his Commercial Solutions Division team continued to help customers promote cleanliness, confidence and compliance in their facilities.
For 120 years, 3M has driven forward with a purpose: to unlock the power of people, ideas, and science. When we deliver on that purpose, we improve lives by solving the world’s greatest challenges.
3Mers have stepped up to support Ukraine. They have donated more than US $376,000 and with the 3M Foundation dollar-for-dollar match, Ukraine has received more than US $752,000.
Dr. Christian Seelandt, 3M’s medical science liaison for central Europe, went beyond his role to help surgeons in Ukraine get 200 negative pressure wound therapy devices and other surgical supplies.
For the ninth consecutive year, 3M was recognized for its ethics and integrity in business conduct and compliance by Ethisphere Institute.
In February, Marina Pariseau started as 3M’s chief diversity officer and vice president, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Human Resources.
Arjun Sridhar works within 3M’s Electronics Materials Solution Division to bring technical products to companies around the world. He collaborates with his team to solve his customers’ toughest challenges.
What can you build with duct tape, air filters, and a box fan? This might sound like a dad joke, but according to new insights from 3M, the answer is less of a punchline and more a breath of fresh air.
3M glass bubbles are being used for the first time as insulation for the largest known hydrogen storage tank in the world. The liquid hydrogen stored in the tank will fuel NASA’s rocket launches.
3M has launched 3M Futures: a new online platform that explores how the top five global trends in science, technology and design are impacting society and shaping the future.
3M and Discovery Education have opened registration for the 2022 3M Young Scientist Challenge. Students are invited to compete for $25,000 and the opportunity to mentor with a 3M scientist.
Throughout her career, Michelle Woodard has seen 3M’s promise of progress. Now, as 3M’s first Black chair-elect for the Women’s Leadership Forum, Michelle will advance that promise and help others progress at 3M.
In honor of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, 3M reiterated its commitment to equity and how it’s working to improve access to STEM education for girls.
Over the past year and a half, multiple 3M departments have been hard at work freshening up the overall aesthetic of 3M’s corporate headquarters.
3M’s Transportation Safety Division is expanding its partnership with Ferrovial, a leading developer of transportation infrastructure, to create AIVIA Smart Roads.
3M’s Not the Science Type, a documentary about the need for greater diversity, equity and inclusion in STEM, will be featured at Brand Storytelling, a sanctioned event of the Sundance Film Festival.
3M is planning to invest $470 million and add around 600 new jobs by 2025 to its plant in Clinton, Tennessee.
3M and the Honnold Foundation join forces to fund a large-scale solar installation in West Virginia. The solar array will help power Coalfield Development’s community facility.
In response to the recent tornado outbreak in the South and Midwest, 3M is providing emergency cash assistance and needed supplies to their disaster relief partners.
As a founding member of the Global Alliance for Sustainable Energy, 3M advanced the coalition’s mission by sharing insight and discussing common barriers in the renewable industry at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).
3M shows its support for The Hispanic Promise by raising the Hispanic Star flag at its headquarters in Maplewood.
3M and education non-profit Play Africa adapt 3M’s Science at Home series to make STEM education more accessible for the children of South Africa.
To advance its equity initiatives, 3M formed the Community Coalition - a project that will unite diverse leaders around the Twin Cities to advise 3M on how to equitably disperse a $50 million investment to address equity gaps in the community.
Scott Morris, 3M Global Diversity and Inclusion Strategist, explains his method of driving equitable change within the company and reflects on how 3M’s partnerships with North Carolina Agriculture & Technical State University (N.C. A&T) and UNCF (United Negro College Fund) are advancing the company’s equity initiatives.
3M Commercial Solutions Division partnered with the streaming series Small Business Revolution to provide design expertise and innovative products for business renovations.
Anila Prabhu, vice president of sustainability for 3M Health Care, explains how her business group is collaborating with community organizations, health care systems and thought leaders to implement their equity commitments.
The survey results and increased number of traffic collisions in many countries reaffirm 3M’s commitment to continue improving access to safe transportation and developing global safety solutions.
3M’s innovative digital printing solutions offer a simplified, customizable, and cost-effective solution to tackle the complexities of improving transportation infrastructure and mobility worldwide.
3M has set new equity-related commitments within each of their four business groups. The commitments will leverage the power of each groups’ people, products, philanthropy and partnerships.
By the end of 2025, 3M plans to create 5 million STEM and skilled trade learning experiences for underrepresented individuals. 3Mers Dr. Cristina Thomas and Jackie Berry are excited to be a part of the initiative.
The future of work isn’t necessarily a full-time return to the office. 3M’s new approach lets employees create a schedule that helps them work when and where they can most effectively.
The role individuals play within a company can enact change. But when you share that role with an entire network of people, the work of advancing social justice and racial equity starts to make...
Retired 3M chemist, Charlie Leir, became one of the company’s most decorated inventors despite going fully blind at the age of 47.
When Charlene Vance, a customer operations leader for the Transportation and Electronics Business Group, started working in corporate America 20 years ago, she had a strict personal rule to not...
In June of 2020, many buildings in the Twin Cities were damaged during civil unrest that left underserved communities even more vulnerable. Among those...
3Mers and community partners reflect on how they are leading 3M’s equity-focused initiatives and driving change in the company and their community.
3M’s Scotch-Brite™ Brand and Phylagen have brought science-based data to home cleaning with the introduction of Scotch-Brite™ Clean Scan, the world’s first consumer home cleaning efficacy...
3M is pleased to be recognized with the Market Trailblazer Awardfrom RE100, a global initiative bringing together the world’s most influential businesses committed to 100% renewable power. The...
“What’s Next at 3M” to share the stories behind some of our latest innovations and collaborations aimed at improving lives around the world.