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The best time to solve problems is before they start.

See how we are working to solve difficult problems.

We’re solving problems no one else is.

  • close up of a water droplet on a leaf
    Solving problems starts with taking a closer look.

    Not long ago, we could only measure for compounds at levels of parts per million. 3M scientists thought we could go lower. So we kept working and developed a way to measure at parts per billion. Then trillion. We strive to raise standards to help people and the planet.

  • child laying on the floor with a small black and brown dog
    We help improve air quality. Indoors.
    The air we breathe the most should be the cleanest. It's why we built Filtrete™️ Healthy living Air Filters to help captures particles like dust, mold spores, pollen and pet dander.
  • woman working on her phone
    We put our energy toward consuming less energy.
    3M™️ Display Films. Helping make millions of smartphones more efficient.

Improving Lives through Innovation and Action

At 3M, we seek to observe, understand and solve. What we believe is simple: We are people committed to helping other people. Every day we help tackle problems, big and small, in pursuit of our vision to improve every life.