3M is a multinational corporation based in the USA, which produces in the fields of industry, workers’ protection, health care and consumer goods.
Produces a wide range of products, including adhesives, tapes, passive fire protection, personal protective equipment, window tapes, dental and orthopedic products, electrical materials, medical products, car protection products, electronic circuits, medical protection software and optical tapes . 3M’s current portfolio contains about 60,000 products, and in a history of more than 100 years, it has generated more than 100,000 patents.
YEAR OF EXISTENCE
Research & Development
Research and development are at the core of 3M’s business. As much as 5.9% of total sales revenue is invested in science, which is used for continuous business improvement. This investment is extremely important for the production of more than 3,500 patents each year and ensures the continuous development of unique products.