Imagine a roll of tape as big as a car – that’s how 3M products arrive on the manufacturing floor at the Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, or CABVI, a nonprofit that...
3M and South Dakota leaders gathered for an official celebration of the expansion of 3M Brookings, with 3M investing up to $468 million over the next three years. Gov. Kristi Noem, U.S. Sen. John...
3M officially opened its doors to the new 3M™ Skills Development Center, a 15,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art training facility in St. Paul, Minnesota. The 3M Skills Development Center is...
3M and Discovery Education named Heman Bekele, a 9th grader at W.T. Woodson High School in Annandale, Va., the winner of the 2023 3M Young Scientist Challenge, the nation's premier middle school...
Advances in connectivity and technology offer growth opportunities across industries—and on Oct. 13, National Manufacturing Day, 3M is highlighting the people and processes that are driving its...
Wayde McMillan will join 3M’s Health Care Business Group to serve as chief financial officer effective Nov. 1.
Two worlds came together recently for longtime 3Mer Mia Rydqvist. On Sept. 13, her daughter, Louise Rydqvist, had just won her first collegiate golf tournament, a tournament made possible by none other than 3M.
At 3M, we know ideas have the power to lead to breakthrough innovations. But even the best ideas need support to take root and grow. After a century of cultivating ideas into real-world...
3M will highlight a collaborative pilot program for water-stressed basins and a direct air capture technology this week during Climate Week NYC. In a series of engagements, the company will share...
3M recently announced that it has reached an agreement with the court-appointed negotiating plaintiffs’ counsel to resolve the Combat Arms Earplug litigation against Aearo Technologies (Aearo)...
3M today announced the appointment of Bryan C. Hanson as Chief Executive Officer of the independent health care company when it is spun off from 3M. Hanson will join 3M on September 1 as CEO of...
Extreme heat, wildfire smoke and sandstorms are expected to continue this summer. As these weather conditions impact the air quality both inside and outside the home...
3M opened its first robotics lab more than 30 years ago and now operates 10 labs in eight countries around the world.
Command™ Brand announced its first official Director of Dorm Design, Bobby Berk, who will provide style inspiration for students and young adults to help transform their space to match their...
Actor Josh Duhamel is everywhere. At least that’s the case for defending 3M Open champ Tony Finau. Josh is in Tony’s texts, video feed, social feed and even on the street outside of his house....
3M’s Brookings, S.D., plant is poised to expand, with 3M investing up to $468 million over the next three years. “3M is proud to have been a part of the growing community of Brookings for more...
Pride Month is a global celebration dedicated to honor the progress made in the fight for equality in the LGBTQI+ community. It serves as a platform to promote visibility, advocacy, acceptance and...
3M and Discovery Education have named 10 recipients of the 3M Young Scientist Challenge Alumni Network Alumni Grants Program. The alumni network and grant program, launched in January 2023, offers...
3M Forward is a program that highlights how materials science-based innovation at scale can help society progress against three unstoppable forces shaping our planet—climate change and resource...
It’s not every day that a world-famous innovator asks to visit your company. William Kamkwamba did just that during a recent trip to the Twin Cities. Best known for his New York Times...
Ah, springtime! There’s something in the air…pollen?! While green grass, budding leaves, and plants and flowers emerging from the ground may be welcome sights, they can also usher in a spike...
A sensor that can transmit real-time data about vital parameters in underground medium-voltage networks is gaining traction in the U.S. amid weather events and energy demands.
3M has recently been named a primary stakeholder in a movement to accelerate the National Roadway Safety Strategy by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
To demonstrate its commitment to continuous innovation, 3M shares patent information from 2022 and highlights the success of division scientist Audrey Sherman.
For the tenth consecutive year, 3M was recognized for its unwavering ethics and integrity in business conduct and compliance by the Ethisphere Institute.
When a group of 3Mers found themselves snowed in at a plant that faced catastrophic shutdown, they shifted their priorities to help their coworkers and save the facility.
Episode 6 of ‘Full Swing,’ a show that follows diverse professional golfers as they compete on the PGA Tour, featured player Tony Finau celebrating a victory at the 2022 3M Open.
Clarivate has named 3M a Top 100 Global Innovator for 2023. 3M is one of 19 companies globally that has been included in the list every year since its inception in 2012.
3M has unveiled a new long-lasting medical adhesive that can be used with a wide array of health monitors, sensors, and long-term medical wearables.
In honor of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, two renowned female scientists at 3M reflected on the importance of diverse representation in STEM.
To help those navigating severe road conditions, experts from 3M’s Automotive Aftermarket Division share ten tips on what to expect if your vehicle is involved in an accident.
“Skilled,” 3M’s new docuseries that celebrates the skilled trades and highlights people working within them, premiered at an officially sanctioned event of the 2023 Sundance Film Festival.
The former technology used in VR headsets made for bulky designs, but a breakthrough solution from 3M scientists is advancing VR hardware and reducing its size.
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.