An eye-opening tour

Noga, Edward
April 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;4/7/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 18, p8
Trade Publication
The article offers the author's views on 3M Co., one of the world's largest fluoroelastomer makers. 3M is a highly diversified technology company. The 3M Innovation Center at Saint Paul, Minnesota, offers a real feel for the high-tech characteristics of 3M. The author says that 3M is a highly diversified company, with fabulous technologies in areas ranging from optical films to abrasives, from laminates to dental products.


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