Who We Are
3M’s healthcare business offers innovative products and solutions for skin & wound care, infection prevention, oral care, health information systems, drug delivery and food safety.
Our goal is to provide trusted products that promote health and improve the quality, cost and outcomes of patient care. We do this by leveraging 3M technology, world-class manufacturing capability and a presence in over 200 markets around the globe.
We are part of the 3M Company, widely recognised as one of the world’s most innovative organisations. Our 75,000 employees invent, develop and deliver practical and ingenious solutions that help our customers to succeed and make the world healthier, safer and more productive. From humble beginnings in 1902, 3M has transformed itself beyond recognition into a diversified technology company with a turnover of $23.1 billion.
Of 3M’s seventeen locations in the UK & Ireland, three are dedicated to our -healthcare business:
- Sales, marketing and support functions for all healthcare businesses
- Technical Centre of Excellence for Drug Delivery Systems including inhalation research & development, manufacturing and distribution
- Global source of supply for design, development, manufacture and assembly of valves and canisters for metered dose (asthma) inhalers. Download more information about our Clitheroe operations (PDF, 991KB).
- Development and manufacturing of industrial microbiology products for food processing safety, hospital and industrial hygiene applications
The offices of 3M Ireland Limited in Dublin markets our full portfolio of products to healthcare practitioners in Republic of Ireland.