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History of 3M Brownwood

1963 – Brownwood selected as a 3M manufacturing site
1964 – Plant construction began
1965 – Manufacturing began
1967 – First major expansion
1974 – Second expansion to 450,000 sq. ft.
1979 – Third expansion to 600,000 sq. ft.
1989 – 3M Club House and Health Facilities built and dedicated
1993 – Bead Area Emission Control Equipment installed
1994 – Prismatic Microreplication Facility construction began
1996 – Prismatic Microreplication Facility opened
1996 – Press Expansion construction began
1997 – Personal Safety Manufacturing Facility construction began
1998 – Press Expansion completed
1999 – Signing Sheeting Super Sealer completed
1999 – Personal Safety Manufacturing Facility completed. Plant size: 816,000 sq. ft.
2005 – 40th Anniversary Celebration held at the facility
2006 – Prismatic Microreplication line II completed
2006 – Awarded Platinum Level Member of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s “Clean Texas Program”
2007 – Awarded Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s “Texas Environmental Excellence Award”
2009 – Prismatic Microreplication line III installed
2010 – 45th Anniversary

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