Plant & Works Engineering
3M becomes latest MTC sign-up
Published:  15 September, 2022

Global science-based technology manufacturer 3M has become the latest company to join the Manufacturing Technology Centre as a tier 3 member.

3M has been working alongside the MTC since 2018 on several different projects and as part of its membership, is expecting to focus on utilising manufacturing technology and application to abrasive and adhesive systems.

David Lever, Business Development Manager, MTC commented: “We are delighted to have 3M join as a member. We have been working with 3M for a number of years, so I’m pleased to see the relationship move to a new level with MTC membership.”

Fabrice Moguet, Senior Vice President, R&D Safety and Industrial Business Group at 3M, added: “3M sees great value in establishing this strategic partnership with MTC through membership. Collaborating with MTC will help to upscale value-created advanced technology MTC capabilities and accelerate our innovation journey on connected automation and digital solutions.”

3M, founded in 1902, operates 97 manufacturing and converting facilities in 35 countries internationally, and was ranked #86 in the Global Innovation 1000 study (strategy&, PWC).

3M employs 2150 people in the UK across 15 locations, including six manufacturing sites. Products manufactured in the UK include coated abrasives, personal safety equipment and adhesive tapes.