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Partners & Suppliers

We invest in our customers' success by listening and finding ingenious solutions. When our customers succeed, we all succeed.

Partners & Business Customers

B2B Portal

3M Europe already processes nearly 5 million order lines annually in electronic form. We would like to extend this to more customers. To find out how you can send orders electronically to 3M, via EDI, XML or Excel, please visit the B2B Portal.


Order Centre

A web site that enables our business customers to browse the 3M product catalogue, order products, and check the status of their 3M orders and invoices.


  1. To request access to Order Centre contact your customer service representative
  2. You will be sent an authorisation code, which you can then use to register
  3. You may then log in to order centre.

3M Connect Extranet

3M Connect has been designed to provide selected 3M channel partners with useful, tailored and up-to-date information. Visit 3M Connect for more information, to request access or to log-in.

New Anti-bribery Policy and Revised General Conditions

The Bribery Act came into force on 1 July 2011. We have a new Anti-Bribery Policy and revised General Conditions of Purchase to take account of this legislation..

Please click the link to see the new General Conditions. The only change from the previous version of the General Conditions is a new clause 14.

Please also read our Anti-Bribery Policy Statement. We expect all of our suppliers and other business partners to behave in a manner consistent with this Policy Statement.

If you have any questions, please contact your assigned 3M contact.

Suppliers

PeopleSoft eSupplier Connect

Access your invoice and payment information. This application is behind a secured log in. If you are a supplier to 3M and would like to register for access please contact eSupplier Access.

Download our User Guide for e Supplier (pdf, 1.55MB)

eSupplier Quick Tips (pdf, 434 KB)

3M EMEA Supply Chain Center of Expertise

3M has formed a brand new EMEA Supply Chain Center of Expertise and is implementing a Business Transformation programme enabled with SAP software.

These changes will impact how we work with our suppliers and the first of a series of changeovers across EMEA will start at our Bedford European Distribution Centre.

If you supply 3M United Kingdom plc today with Purchased Finished Goods, or materials delivered to our Bedford European Distribution Centre, or directly to a 3M customer, then follow the link to download our Supplier Communication Tool Kit (pdf, 636 KB).

If you are a Transportation supplier to any 3M EMEA location, then follow the link to download our Transportation Supplier Communication Tool Kit (pdf, 432 KB).

Suppliers eInvoicing

Find out more about eInvoicing 3M.

Contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS)

3M recognises the flexibility that can be gained through the engagement of temporary workers and how important they are in maintaining the competitiveness and efficiency of our organisation.

Where to Buy

Find out Where to Buy 3M brands in UK and Ireland.