3M is fundamentally a science-based company. They produce thousands of imaginative products, and we're a leader in scores of markets - from health care and highway safety to office products and abrasives and adhesives. Their success begins with their ability to apply their technologies - often in combination - to an endless array of real-world customer needs. All of this is made possible by the people of 3M and their singular commitment to make life easier and better for people around the world. The perfect match between India’s multifaceted customer profile and 3M’s diverse range of products offering proven customers benefits led to 3M India being born in 1988 as Birla 3M. The name of the company was subsequently changed to 3M India in December 2002.
The 3M technology solutions expertise has been tried and tested for performance, safety, value and productivity in markets that include Aerospace, Railways, Highways, Defense, Security, Mining, Health, Oil & Gas, Telecom and Marine in India and across the globe. 3M's wide product portfolio is backed by the guarantee of innovation and performance that has made 3M popular with millions all over the world. Today, 3M has over a 100 year track record of being one of the most innovative corporations worldwide. Fact is, half the world's population today enjoys experiencing at least one of 3M's 50,000 products, either directly or indirectly, every day. 3M in India has manufacturing facilities at Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Pune & Pondicherry with more than 1600 employees.
Consumer and Office Business - Supplies an array of products that keep homes cleaner, offices organized and buildings well-maintained, we're home to some of the world's best-known brands, including Scotch, Post-it, Scotch-Brite and Scotchgard. They have created many product categories and are a leader in the markets they serve.
Display and Graphics Business - They are a world leader in films that brighten the displays on electronic products, such as flat-panel computer monitors, cellular phones, personal digital assistants and liquid crystal display (LCD) televisions. They're also a leader in touch screens and touch monitors; optical components used in projection televisions; reflective sheeting for transportation safety; materials and systems for producing high-performance, attention-getting graphic images.
Electro and Communications Business - They're a leading supplier of innovative solutions to the electrical, electronics and communications industries. Their products enable the efficient transmission of electrical power and speed the delivery of information and ideas.
Health Care Business - 3M Health Care is a global leader in medical and oral care products, and drug delivery and health information systems. They supply innovative and reliable products that help health care professionals improve the quality of care.
Industrial and Transportation Business - They strive to understand the diverse market segments - construction, food and beverage, metal fabrication, oil and gas, woodworking and more - that make up the industrial marketplace. They then use that knowledge to provide innovative products and other solutions that make industrial customers more competitive.
Safety, Security and Protection Services Business - They're a leader in several large and fast-growing markets, including personal safety, security and facilities protection. Their major products include personal protection product components, laminates that are used to help prevent counterfeiting of documents, reflective materials for personal safety, window films, cleaning and protection products for commercial establishments, roofing granules for asphalt shingles, and fire protection products that help protect against the spread of fire, smoke and toxic fumes.