Founded in 1902 in Lake Superior, Minnesota by five ingenious and determined business men, 3M was primarily set out to mine a mineral deposit for grinding-wheel abrasives. With over 100 years in business, 3M has demonstrated their ability to change with the market trends and continuously provide supreme, innovative products to their users. Today, 3M product selection ranges from Post-it Notes (developed in 1950’s) to 3M Littman Electronic Stethoscope Model 3200 to 3M VHB Tape that holds 145-lb sheets of steel together. 3M’s innovation has touched a variety of industries including electrical, architectural and medical. In addition to innovation, the company has demonstrated a strong commitment to sustainability. Due to their eco-friendly operational procedures and products, 3M had earned the ENERGY STAR award for 6 years in a row.
3M’s wide range of products and their durability can help most manufacturers find a solution to any production problem. It is advised to purchase any 3M product from an authorized franchised distributor such as M.S. Hi-Tech. By using an authorized distributor, you are protecting yourself from counterfeit goods and any expensive mistakes caused by their use in manufacturing. Authentic products can only be and contain materials obtained directly from the Original Material Manufacturer (OMM), Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), or Original Component Manufacturer (OCM) as they are when obtained from M.S. Hi-Tech.
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