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Over 55 years of technology innovation and expertise in medical adhesives.

We’ll help you find the right materials for your product and get your design to market, no matter what development stage you’re in while working closely with you throughout the process.

  • It’s no secret that skin has many layers. The same can be said for transdermal patches. Several components comprise a transdermal patch: backings, liners, membranes and tapes. 3M delivers the customer and technical support you need to solve for challenging formulations, enhance cosmetic appearance and design for long-term success.

  • 3M's wide range of medical-grade adhesives and films can act as adhesives within the construction of your medical devices. You can take advantage of 3M's design and technical expertise and network of Preferred Converters to make sure you're using the best components and design for the application - no matter how complex or specialized.

  • When you work in the biopharmaceutical industry, you want to reduce time and bring efficiencies from the clinic to market.  3M wants to help you do that. 3M™ Zeta Plus™ Depth Filter, 3M™ Emphaze™ AEX Hybrid Purifier and 3M™ LifeASSURE™ Filter are single-use products that enable robust purification platformability across diverse biopharmaceutical modalities, designed for all process stages from lab scale-up to manufacturing stage.

  • 3M offers you a variety of proven solutions to help make it easier to produce consistently high-quality optical lenses at a competitive cost. 3M Press-On™ Optics are optical lenses that offer eye care professionals the ability to correct several visual disorders in a simple therapeutic way.

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3M Preferred Converters have certified expertise, backed by a history of 3M quality and innovation. Count on this shared industry knowledge and experience to bring your next big idea to life.


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