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3M Renewable Energy Division: Unmatched Capabilities

3M's commitment to the renewable energy industry includes a global organization of research and development, sales, marketing, manufacturing, and technical service—all dedicated to developing reliable materials that reduce costs and improve performance.


Founded in 1902, 3M has extensive experience developing durable materials for outdoor applications in transportation, commercial graphics and optics. This includes world-class facilities for simulated and real-time weathering exposure and testing.


At 3M, the innovation is never-ending. Whether the free-flow of ideas and solutions is occurring among our people, our technologies, our industries or the geographies where we operate, the human and technological connections within 3M enable infinite combinations and applications of expertise as ideas multiply and solutions expand.

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