At 3M, we discover and innovate in nearly every industry to help solve problems around the world.
May 16, 2022
What began as a mining company blossomed into a Fortune 500 manufacturing company, proving that early struggles plant the seed for innovation.
May 11, 2022
The art of ideation and colour come together with newly released Post-it Note collections in partnership with Pantone Colour Institute.
May 31, 2022
3M has always been a purpose-driven company. We unlock the power of people, ideas, and science to reimagine what’s possible. Read more to learn about our Environmental, Sustainability, and Governance commitments.
February 21, 2022
It’s always a good idea to consider nature’s solutions when tackling tall problems – especially when developing a compression system.
January 24, 2022
60 years ago, an advancement in technology changed the way we make things forever.
November 02, 2021
What do you get when you combine the science of sticky with a bookmark? An invention that nobody knew they needed – until they did.
September 06, 2021
The innovative programme trains citizen scientists in the collection of litter data, providing powerful insights into the litter problem, and assist creating sustainable solutions to eliminate waterway and coastal litter pollution.
September 03, 2021
A grant worth an additional 190,000 meals has meant extra resources are available, allowing KiwiHarvest to expand their food network to the hardest hit regions still grappling with the effects of the pandemic.
September 29, 2021
Thanks to the spectacular fireflies that inspired 3M scientists’ bright idea, healthcare and food experts can focus on what is most important: helping others remain safe and healthy.
August 16, 2021
When Al Boese began exploring the fuzzy front-end of science, he not only created a new product, but a new market altogether.
July 19, 2022
In June of 1925, Richard Drew, 3M’s banjo playing inventor, solved a sticky problem that would completely revolutionise the adhesive market.
June 12, 2022
The five founders of 3M started their venture on 13 June 1902.
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May 26, 2021
Advancing sustainability in times of adversity
May 14, 2021
3M has almost 80 years of experience in contributing to safer roads, helping everyone to return home safely.
May 06, 2021
3M collaborates with customers and uses innovative products and solutions to support the environment worldwide.
April 28, 2021
3M plans to create five million unique STEM and skilled trades learning experiences for underrepresented individuals by the end of 2025.
April 20, 2022
Tasked with creating a bandage for a beluga whale, 3M scientist Cheryl Moore unknowingly found a solution whose impact still reverberates in 3M products today.
April 12, 2021
3M has a long-standing commitment to sustainability, and it is a core value of our company.
March 28, 2022
A revolutionary product, developed by the famously absent-minded inventor, turns 101 this year.
March 03, 2021
The mentor-mentee relationship of 3M’s Barbara Niven and Kasey Douglas exemplifies the power of mentoring in kickstarting and shaping a young woman’s career, and indeed, her life.
October 12, 2020
Every 3M product entering the new product commercialisation process will include a Sustainability Value Commitment that demonstrates how it drives impact for the greater good.
September 28, 2020
Make school holidays and other days home from school exciting with 3M’s Science at Home program designed for students aged 6-12.
August 12, 2020
3M has joined forces with United Way New Zealand to help community charities and support services across New Zealand experiencing increased demand for services due to COVID-19.
June 12, 2020
The five founders of 3M started their venture on 13 June, 1902.
May 19, 2020
Each year since 2011, 3M has produced a report that captures the state of sustainability in all facets of the company’s business, in all corners of the world. It provides an externally verified picture of where the company stands in its mission to improve every life.
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April 20, 2020
We are providing $20 million in financial support to frontline healthcare workers, vulnerable populations disproportionately affected by the virus and medical research initiatives.
September 26, 2019
Learn how we helped make their rescue van look like a colourful Rainbow Lorikeet.