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November 01, 2017
The British supersonic car designed to travel at speeds of up to 1,000mph - faster than a bullet – has completed its first public test runs.
April 23, 2018
A campaign encouraging automotive bodyshop technicians to try 3M’s range of premium abrasive products for themselves is creating a buzz.
May 26, 2021
3M's annual State of Science Index (SOSI) shows that confidence in science has grown, with 89 per cent of people globally saying that science gives them hope for the future.
June 02, 2021
3M’s 2021 Sustainability Report has been published, offering a close look at how the challenges and changes of 2020 ultimately strengthened our commitment to sustainability.
September 11, 2017
Eye-catching wraps are helping Cats Protection promote its work by making its fleet of vans stand out from the crowd.
July 03, 2017
Visitors to 3M’s stand at the Goodwood Festival of Speed got to see live vehicle wrap demos in the latest on-trend colours.
June 06, 2017
On-trend shades such as glossy sapphire metallic green, satin vampire red and caramel luster are among 21 new colours launched for 3M Wrap Films.
May 17, 2017
3M is taking visitors to FESPA - which is being held in Hamburg, Germany, from 8-12 May - on a film voyage of discovery.
May 24, 2017
A 3M bonding solution has helped Sirus create lighter, more affordable wheelchair-accessible vehicles.
A human-powered submarine built by students at the University of Warwick is set to compete in the International Submarine Races in Washington DC from 25-30 June.
June 28, 2017
The 3M Atherstone Automotive Refinish Centre (ARC) has been hosting heats for young people vying to represent the UK in a prestigious global contest.
April 25, 2017
3M has joined forces with premium power tools brand Festool to deliver the first in a range of efficient and cost-effective systems for bodyshops.
April 11, 2017
3M hosted the first Auto Body Professional Women’s Automotive meeting of 2017 in Bracknell, Berkshire, on 30 March
February 10, 2017
Car manufacturers are striving to make vehicles lighter to reduce emissions and give drivers a quieter, smoother ride.
April 05, 2017
3M Knifeless Tapes give car wrappers and installers a neat new way to cut through graphic film without using a blade, leaving a smooth finish and causing no surface damage.
September 23, 2015
WorldSkills bronze medal winner Rebecca Wilson polished her performance with the help of 3M'S car refinishing technical experts.
July 23, 2015
3M™ Flexible Abrasive Hookit™ sheets can be used wet or dry, by hand or machine, to ensure primer sanding, blend preparation and paint finishing results up to your standards.
February 22, 2016
3M will be giving away a PPS™ free cup and collar with every box of large, standard, midi and mini size PPS™ Lids and Liners.
May 10, 2016
3M has been listed as a World’s Most Ethical Company for a third year in a row by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical practices in business.
May 16, 2016
3M showcased some of its innovative lightweight solutions for the automotive industry - such as liquid adhesives, glass bubbles and ceramic fibres - at a global industry event.
May 26, 2016
Award winning vehicle wrapper Michael Szwacki shared his top tips with 70 applicators during a lively event hosted by 3M distributor William Smith in Bracknell.
June 01, 2016
Visit the 3M stand at Automechanika - held at Birmingham’s NEC from 7/9 June - and you could win a supercar track day.
June 20, 2016
A team of mechanical engineering undergraduates from Warwick University has unveiled a 3D-printed submarine to compete in the 2016 European Submarine Races in July.
July 07, 2016
British Touring Car Championship driver and Emmerdale actor, Kelvin Fletcher, made a guest appearance on 3M’s stand at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
July 18, 2016
3The latest addition to 3M’s premium abrasives range uses triangular precision shaped ceramic grains to cut up to 30 per cent faster and last up to twice as long as conventional products.
August 15, 2016
Stagecoach West Scotland has used non-PVC film from 3M as a more sustainable way to spread the word about its switch to biofuel buses.
August 23, 2016
A team of students from Robert May’s School in Odiham, Hampshire, has been crowned National Champions in the F1 in Schools challenge, thanks to a little help from 3M.
October 06, 2016
Iridescent films that shift colour under different lighting conditions and viewing angles are giving vehicle wrappers a licence to be as creative as they like.
October 12, 2016
The Print Show takes place at Birmingham’s NEC from 11-13 October to celebrate the industry’s history and culture and unveil the latest innovations.
October 20, 2016
3M teamed up with Spandex, a one-stop supplier of innovative sign and display solutions, to find the coolest car wrap designs.
November 04, 2016
3M has been ranked as one of the world’s 25 best multinational workplaces by Great Place to Work® and the business magazine Fortune.
January 09, 2017
A supersonic car expected to smash the land speed record has returned to 3M’s Atherstone site in Warwickshire for a final paint-job, which will be more than just cosmetic.
January 17, 2017
Two new videos show how your pride and joy can be transformed with a vibrant colour flip wrap film from 3M that shifts colour under different lighting conditions.
January 25, 2017
Five track cars used in a video to promote the Kaiser Chiefs’ new single, Hole in my Soul, had a dramatic make-over using 3M graphic film.
February 20, 2017
Six students from Robert May’s School in Odiham, Hampshire, travelled to Austin in Texas for the F1 in Schools World Finals, finishing fourth overall.
February 22, 2017
Leading Edge Signage and Graphics and Structure-flex Ltd have become 3M Select Gold Partners, joining a small group of world-class vehicle wrapping experts.
Combining 3M™ Accuspray™ and PPS™ enables jobs to be delivered faster, more easily and for less money—every time.
September 24, 2015
The team behind the building of the 'fastest car on earth' has had a little help from technical experts at 3M's Atherstone site.
November 18, 2015
Protect your pride and joy's good looks, long after it leaves the showroom.
3M has a pair of tickets to the final day of the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed to give away – shy types need not apply.