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3M is a $ 16 billion diversified technology company with more than 40 business units, which are organized into six markets: Transportation, Graphics and Safety, Health Care, Industrial, Consumer & Office, Electro & Communications and Specialty Material. 3M Engineered Adhesives Division provides manufacturers with a broad range of innovative bonding, sealing and fastening solutions to help improve the design, assembly and performance of their products.

Keeping up appearances with a perfect facade
25 September, 2003
3M VHB adhesive tape as a fixing method meet all of the criteria for bonding strength and ability to handle the weight loading in construction applications, as well as weathering and ageing performance. It has been used in building and construction applications for about 10 years and has a good track record.
Jaguar speciofies conTeyor Roller Curtain as closure system for component containers
05 September, 2003
The conTeyor Roller Curtain, selected by Jaguar Cars as the closure system for sequencing racks used to transport and store interior and exterior components for the production of its new XJ series and XK8 sports car, has now been specified for use throughout the company
Two-component adhesive revolutionises structural bonding of plastics
01 September, 2003
The difficulties associated with materials exhibiting low surface energy such as polyethylene and polypropylene, are now to become a thing of the past with the launch of a new two-part adhesive from 3M that delivers a high strength structural bond on such plastics.
Novel quadro nozzle for two-part adhesive applicator
01 September, 2003
3M is introducing a new quadro mixing nozzle for its EPX adhesive dispenser system to make the application process easier and to improve material usage.
Durable, permanent bonding of powder coated surfaces
09 May, 2003
3M has extended its range of high strength double-sided VHB Acrylic Foam Tapes with new products that perform under high oven temperatures, offer greater flexibility, with the opportunity to reduce costs on powder coating production lines. For the first time in a tape, they provide the durability and strength of mechanical fasteners such as rivets and screws, without damaging painted finishes.
Planting the seeds of innovation- how the history of 3M helped define its future
23 April, 2003
After overcoming many serious setbacks in its formative years, it took 14 years for 3M to become profitable. But once it did, the company continued to grow beyond anything its founders dreamed.
Ingenuity with purpose
23 April, 2003
What do scrubbing pads and thermal insulation have in common? How about overhead projectors and airplanes? It
3M makes a difference
23 April, 2003
3M is probably best known for inventing two of the most ubiquitous office products of the 20th century: Scotch transparent tapes and Post-it Notes. But there are many lesser known 3M products and technologies in dozens of other markets
Making things stick
23 April, 2003
No one thinks much about advanced technology when popping up a piece of tape from a dispenser to wrap a gift. The tape, after all, is simply a clear plastic strip that
The building blocks of specialised technologies
23 April, 2003
Advanced materials, primarily comprising ceramics and polymers, are best described as substances with special properties. They are building blocks for an enormous range of applications.
Fuel cells spurring a potent approach to power generation
23 April, 2003
Thanks to its strengths in materials R&D, its broad manufacturing technology platforms and its ability to consistently coat large surfaces with ultrathin films, the company can bring specialized technical strength to fuel cell manufacturers.
Harnessing light efficiently
23 April, 2003
By tailoring hundreds of layers of transparent polymer materials to have specific properties at the interfaces of the layers, films can be produced with reflectivity characteristics never before achieved
3M’s microreplication technology
23 April, 2003
Invisible to the naked eye, tiny microreplicated surfaces work behind the scenes, enhancing our everyday lives without receiving credit for their good deeds.
Web technology of another kind
23 April, 2003
Of all the technologies that have contributed to 3M
Viscoelastic biadhesive helps reduce railway noise pollution
26 March, 2003
Increasingly stringent rules governing noise emissions led Lucchini Sidermeccanica, a leading Italian manufacturer of railway products, to investigate how the noise generated by rolling stock could be reduced. The company
Adhesives enhance new railcar design
17 December, 2002
Ultra-thin fasteners for good-looking displays
11 December, 2002
New 3M Scotchmate Thin Hook and Loop Fasteners are an elegant, lightweight fastening solution, designed for various applications from exhibition assembly, conference promotional panels and point-of-sale displays, to general office and shop use.
Durable, permanent bonding of powder coated surfaces
11 December, 2002
3M has expanded its range of patented High Bond adhesive tapes with the launch of a new high performance VHB tape specially developed for use with powder coated surfaces.
Engineering adhesive tape aids competitiveness in the professional kitchen sector
22 November, 2002
In the kitchen supplies industry Artinox patented Inox stainless steel shelving is set to replace varnished iron shelving, which for certain uses is not capable of meeting the maximum hygiene-sanitary standards. The shelving is noted for its innovative simplicity, eliminating bolts or other metal fixing through the use of 3M adhesive tape.
Reliability makes engineered adhesives the complementary choice over mechanical fasteners
22 November, 2002
Traditionally screwing, riveting and welding have been the established techniques used for assemblies demanding high bonding strength and durability. However, designers and engineers across a broad industry spectrum are discovering the amazing capabilities of double sided acrylic foam tapes.
Bright new future in decorative glass
22 November, 2002
Decoration of glass has been made easy with 3M Accentrim adhesive tapes. Specially developed for glass manufacturers and companies specializing in glass decoration, these unique tapes give the appearance of traditional beveling and brilliant cutting with none of its limitations.
Bight new future in decorative glass
22 November, 2002
Decoration of glass has been made easy with 3M Accentrim adhesive tapes. Specially developed for glass manufacturers and companies specializing in glass decoration, these unique tapes give the appearance of traditional beveling and brilliant cutting with none of its limitations.
Steel cabinet assembly simplified with high strength double-sided tape
12 November, 2002
Gatti Giuseppe snc, specialist steel cabinet fabricators, have recently introduced 3M VHB double-sided tapes into the assembly of stainless steel cabinets for their client Tecniplast Gazzada.
RFID identification system made sasier by film
01 September, 2002
RFID stands for 'Radio Frequency Identification'
Extended line of thermally conductive adhesive films
01 September, 2002
3M's new Series 88 Adhesive Films offer enhanced thermal conductivity through the use of mineral filler material. In addition, they feature maximum surface contact for high bond strengths.
3M Hillington offers services to the fastest growing sector of label and identification solutions
08 April, 2002
Within a short space of time, the facilities at Hillington have seen a rationalisation programme that has increased potential and expanded boundaries in the High Performance Labelstocks sector of the labelling industry.
Conceive It, Believe It, Achieve It
08 April, 2002
This year 3M reached its 100th birthday
Little-known facts about 3M
08 April, 2002
The following is a collection of such facts, statistics and anecdotes about 3M – some of which may be unknown to many 3M employees and even the most ardent followers of the company.
Barlo Plastics Europe acquires Irish extruder of ABS and polystyrene sheet
06 August, 2001
Barlo Plastics Europe, has today announced the take-over of the Irish company, Athlone Extrusions plc. Barlo Plastics Europe holds the European market lead in manufacture of transparent plastic sheets and Athlone deals in polystyrene and ABS sheet extrusion.
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