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3M - Over a Century of Innovation

Think 3M First, from Design to Patient

By choosing 3M as your life science partner, you can gain access to world-class products, technologies, technical support and innovation as well as global manufacturing expertise – all of which can help you at every stage of the product life cycle, from concept and development, through to testing and production. Choose 3M as your confidential and trusted expert, helping enhance your product, your brand and your business performance.

 

Health Care Expertise

Health Care Expertise

For over 50 years, 3M has been a leader within Health Care. During that time, our advanced technologies have contributed to the creation of more than 10,000 new Health Care products worldwide. Examples of these can be found in hospitals and clinics around the world, where they have been tried, tested and trusted for years

Technologies

Technologies

3M’s wide ranging medical technologies, drawing from medical grade tapes, adhesives and coated films, enable us to provide solutions for markets as diverse as wound care, surgical devices, consumer health and in vitro diagnostics.

Partnering

Partnering

Our approach to partnering is confidential, and with customer focussed account managers, local technical support, a fast and responsive sampling service and clinical documentation, we help to bring your products to market quickly and cost effectively.

Innovation

Innovation

3M has a serious commitment to innovation, with 85 laboratories, and 35 Customer Technical Centres. These centres draw upon 3M’s global R&D strength and forty-five technology platforms to engage and collaborate with customers — putting innovations to work to help to meet their needs.

Quality and Safety

Quality and Safety

To save you time and cost all of our products are extensively tested to the appropriate safety, clinical and regulatory requirements. For example we test all of our medical tapes for cytotoxicity and skin irritation and supply you with clinical safety summaries and certificates. For more information, see our Warranty.

Custom Service

Custom Service

As well as thorough quality assurance and lot control, we offer advanced packaging and conversion facilities – including die-cutting, slitting, laminating and rewinding – at locations worldwide, helping our partners to reduce costs at all stages of the supply chain. See our Custom Options.

Global Support

Global Support

3M has an extensive global network of laboratories, giving you access to world-class technical support. We also offer a fast and responsive sampling service, helping accelerate your product development. Click on the Global Contacts to find your country.

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Where to Buy

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Global Contacts

For enquiries outside of the United Kingdom & Ireland, please select from menu to view a listing of the 3M Medical Specialties and OEM Products locations throughout the world. Contact the location that would best serve your needs.

Argentina
3M Argentina S.A.C.I.F.I.A.
Tel.: 54-11-4339-2400
Fax: 54-11-4339-2640
Website
Australia
3M Health Care
Tel: 1 300 363 878
Fax: 1 800 060 888
Belgium
3M Belgium N.V./S.A.
Tel: 32-2-722-5111
Fax: 32-2-720-0225
Brazil
3M DO Brasil Ltda.
Tel: 55-19-864-7171
Fax: 55-19-864-7848
Canada
3M Canada
Tel: 800 364-3577
Fax: 800 341-4630
Central Eastern Europe
3M Central Eastern Europe
Tel: +49 2131 14 7330
Fax: +49 2131 14 443
3M East AG
Tel: +41 41 799 3100
Fax: +41 41 799 3190
Chile
3M Chile S.A.
Tel: (56-2) 4103000
Fax: (56-2) 4103400
China
3M China Ltd.
Tel: 86-21-6275-3535
Fax: 86-21-5208-2205
Website
Colombia
3M Colombia S.A.
Tel: 57-1 4108585
Fax: 57-1 4161677
Czech Republic
3M Cesko s.r.o.
Tel: +420-261 380 111
Fax: +420-261 380 110
Denmark
3M a/s
Tel: 45-43-48-0100
Fax: 45-43-96-8596
Dominican Republic
3M Dominicana
Tel: (809) 530-6560 X499
Fax: (809) 530-2960
Finland
Suomen 3M Oy
Tel.: 358-9-52-521
Fax: 358-9-512-29-44
France
Laboratoires 3M Santé
Tel: 33-1-3031-8376
Fax: 33-1-3031-8378
Germany
3M Medica
Tel: 49 2131 14 40 00
Fax: 49 2131 14 49 99
Hong Kong
3M Hong Kong Ltd.
Tel: (852) 2806 6111
Fax: (852) 2234 6044
Hungary
3M Hungia Kft.
Tel: (36-1) 270-7777
Fax: (36-1) 320-0951
India
Tel: 91 80 3366 0707
Fax: 91 80 2223 1450
3M Toll Free No: 1-800-425-3030
Indonesia
PT 3M Indonesia
Tel: (62-21) 2997 4000
Fax: (62-21) 7883 2172
Israel
3M Israel Ltd
Tel: 00-972-9-9615000
Fax: 00-972-9-9615050
Italy
3M Italia SPA
Tel: +39 2 7035-2406
Fax: +39 2 7035-2484
Japan
3M Health Care Ltd.
Tel: 81-3-3709-9574
Fax: 81-3-3709-8754
Website
Sports Tape Website
Kazakhstan
3M Representation Office
Tel: +7 727 333 0016
Fax: +7 727 333 0001
Korea
3M Korea Ltd.
Tel: 82-2-3771-4286
Fax: 82-2-786-2825
Malaysia
3M Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
Tel: 6-03-7806 2888
Fax: 6-03-7806 2902
Mexico
3M Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
Tel: +52-55-5270-2276
Fax: +52-55-5270-0433
Middle East
3M Gulf Ltd.
Tel: 971-4-3670-777
Fax: 971-4-3670-699
Netherlands
3M Nederland B.V.
Tel: 31-715-450-450
Fax: 31-715-450-212
New Zealand
3M New Zealand
Tel: 011-64-9 477-4040
Fax: 011-64-9-477-6692
Peru
3M Peru S.A.
Tel: 511-224-2728
Fax: 511-224-3171
Philippines
3M Philippines
Tel: 63 2 588 9100
Fax: 63 2 798 0264
Poland
3M Poland Sp.z o.o.
Tel: (48 22) 739 60 00
Fax: (48 22) 739 60 01
Portugal
3M Portugal
Tel: 351-21-3134500
Fax: 351-21-3134680
Russia
3M Russia
Tel: 7 (495) 784-74-74
Fax: 7 (495) 784-74-75
Singapore
3M Technologies (S) Pte. Ltd.
Tel: 65-6450-8866
Fax: 65-6455-2130
Spain
3M Espa, S.A.
Tel: 34 91 321 6000
Fax: 34 91 321 6002
Sri Lanka
3M Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd.
Tel: 94 11 232 6990
Fax: 94 11 4410083-4
Sweden
3M Svenska AB
Tel: +46-8-92 21 00
Fax: +46-8-92 24 22
Switzerland
3M (Schweiz) AG
Tel: +41 44 724 92 44
Fax: +41 44 724 94 80
Taiwan
3M Taiwan Ltd.
Tel: 886-2-2704-9011
Fax: 886-2-2706-0355
Website
Thailand
3M Thailand Ltd.
Tel: (66)2 260 8577
Fax: (66)2 261 7535
Website
Turkey
3M Turkey
Tel: 9 0216 538 0694
Fax: 9 0216 538 0799
United Kingdom& Ireland
3M Health Care Ltd.
Tel: 44-1509-611-611
Fax: 44-1509-237-288
Venezuela
3M Manufacturera Venezuela, S.A.
Tel: 58-241-8391911
Fax: 58-241-8391928
Vietnam
3M Viet Nam Ltd.
Tel: 84 8 5416 0329
Fax: 84 8 5416 0430