3M is a global science-based company. Our technologies can be found almost everywhere: in your home, in your office, in production and processing, in defense and security, in healthcare, in your computer, or in your car. 3M Science is improving our lives in hundreds of ways every day.
We bring to the market over 55 000 different products: In product development, 3M has 51 basic technologies at its disposal, which are constantly being combined in new ways. These include, along with adhesive, foil and grinding technology, microreplication, filtration and nano-technology.
In the defense sector, 3M provides solutions for personal safety protection, which includes protective eyewear, hearing and full communication solutions (3M Peltor). 3M also offers material for maintenance and repair environment like abrasive systems (3M Cubitron), bonding solutions and adhesive tapes (3M VHB) and for office staff, display security/privacy films.
From a mining company to a multi-technology group, 3M stands for Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing. The company was founded in the USA in 1902, is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, and operates in 70 countries with sales in 190 countries.
3M is also present in The Netherlands with two manufacturing sites in Amersfoort and Kerkrade. Its headquarter, including the 3M Customer Innovation center, is located at the TU Delft Science Park Technopolis. A science park focused on high-tech companies and start-ups, in a knowledge-intensive environment where sustainability is also of paramount importance.
We would like to welcome you to get inspired in our Customer Innovation Center. Share your challenges with us! With the great diversity of our technology platforms, there is a good chance that we have a solution for you.