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  • November 02, 2021

    A mishap with a bookmark changed how we communicate, forever.

    What do you get when you combine the science of sticky with a bookmark? An invention that nobody knew they needed – until they did. 

    November 02, 2021
  • September 29, 2021

    The bright idea inspired by fireflies.

    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.

    September 29, 2021 The bright idea inspired by fireflies. The bright idea inspired by fireflies.
  • September 03, 2021

    Improving Australian lives for 70 years.

    Our Australian story began on September 7th, 1951 on the outskirts of Lidcombe, NSW. Seventy years on, and our Australian team of over 600 employees continue to improve Australian lives with science.

    September 03, 2021 Improving Australian lives for 70 years. Improving Australian lives for 70 years.
  • August 16, 2021

    Face masks, scrub sponges, and medical dressings that evolved from decorative ribbon.

    When Al Boese began exploring the fuzzy front-end of science, he not only created a new product, but a new market altogether.

    August 16, 2021 Face masks, scrub sponges, and medical dressings that evolved from decorative ribbon.

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                                                                                              We reduce the weight of power lines so they can carry more power to more people. We help manufacturers use less while accomplishing more. We automate health care data so the right people get the right information. Across the globe, 3M is inspiring innovation and igniting progress, all while contributing to true global sustainable development through environmental protection, corporate and social responsibility and economic progress. We are applying our science and innovation to make a real impact in every person’s life around the world.