History of 3M Fairmont
Here is a timeline of key events in the history of 3M Fairmont:
1946: Abrasives converting began in a rented facility.
1957: Present site opened for ribbon manufacturing.
1960-80: Mask manufacturing was conducted at the plant.
1972: 3M™ Scotchmate™ Hook and Loop Fasteners manufacturing began.
1975: 3M™ Bumpon™ Protective Products manufacturing began.
1980: 3M™ Dual Lock™ Reclosable Fasteners manufacturing began.
1985: Urethane rollstock manufacturing began.
1985-88: Ear plugs were manufactured at the plant.
1988-96: Bushings manufacturing was conducted at the plant.
1993-97: High Performance Adhesives were made at the plant.
1994-96: Viscoelastic Dampers were made at the plant.
1995-97: Acoustic Composite Mufflers were manufactured at the plant.
1996: TacFast Carpet Tape, Mechanical Diaper Fastening Systems and 3M™ Dual Lock™ Piece Parts manufacturing began.
2007: EBL Bright Fastening Products manufacturing began at the plant.