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    What is a converter?

    • Converters add value to 3M’s industry-leading tape adhesive technologies to create labor and cost-saving custom shaped parts that are designed for your specific needs. They specialize in:

    • Materials expertise: You know design. We know adhesives. Converters know both. This means you can get the adhesive solution you need to turn your ideas into reality quickly.

    • Engineering consulting: 3M converter partners can help you with more than just finding the right adhesive solution—they have years of engineering experience and can step in to help support your design process.

    • Value added converted formats: 3M converter partners are experts in helping you think outside the box and apply solutions that take a variety of formats and offer benefits beyond what you might expect.

    • Prototyping: Have an idea you think will work? A 3M converter can work with you to create customized adhesive prototypes that you can test with your design.


Can’t find the right adhesive or still have questions on how to bring your new design to life?

Connect with 3M Experts who can assist with identifying the right adhesive technology for your application, including insights on how to optimize that solution for your unique manufacturing needs. We’re here to help!


Elevate your position as a trusted converter with 3M range of industrial tapes and adhesives.


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    Industrial Converter Trends

    How are new technologies and evolving consumer preferences shaping tomorrow’s manufacturing industry? Industrial Converter Trends highlights what these emerging trends mean for converters like you and what you need to stay ahead.


Adhesive Products

  • Join dissimilar materials while making designs more streamlined and easier to manufacture.

  • Deliver critical information and keep messages vibrant and legible for years, even in tough environments.

  • Create a long-lasting bond that builds strength over time for a diverse variety of materials, from steel to plastics.


We're here to help.

Need help finding the right converted solution for your product? Contact us if you need product, technical or application advice or want to collaborate with a 3M technical specialist, or give us a call at 1-800-831-0658.

Need help finding the right converted solution for your product? Contact us if you need product, technical or application advice or want to collaborate with a 3M technical specialist, or give us a call at 1-800-831-0658.

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