3M has been a partner to auto manufacturers since the very beginning of our industry. Today, we work with every leading automotive OEM in the world.
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    Cross-Industry Expertise

    At 3M, our OEM and Tier solutions for automotive design challenges are inspired by our work across 51 technology platforms including acoustics, light management, polymer processing and many more. What can we do for you today?

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    Materials Sciences

    3M has been developing new materials almost since the first automobiles. Today, through our material development labs and Customer Innovation Centers in 36 countries, we are constantly working to create new and better uses for them.

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    A History of Collaboration

    For the past century, 3M has perfected the art of solving specific customer needs. Today we work with every major OEM in the world, directly and through dozens of demo labs and 50+ Customer Technical Centers worldwide.

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    Global Reliability

    At 3M, our decades of developing products and solutions continues to drive a global, integrated network of facilities to provide them to you. So no matter the solution, we’ll deliver it, consistently and reliably, anywhere in the world.


In the news: Let's explore the future of mobility

  • New innovations in manufacturing change how your car is held together, and accomplish reduced weight and increased fuel economy.

  • Striking the balance between safe, comfortable cars and fuel efficiency.

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    Automotive Electrification

    This is the expanding world of automotive electrification: as a vehicle energy ecosystems evolve from ICE propulsion to hybrid and xEV, so do design considerations like lightweighting, thermal management and mechanical energy control. We invite you to learn along with us.

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    Autonomous Vehicles

    Connect with us as we explore the world of autonomous vehicles. As advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) expand into fully automated vehicles, 3M continually studies areas such as machine-readable lane markings, advanced sign technology and dedicated short range communications (DSRC).

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    Passenger Experience

    What do we do when the passenger comfort itself becomes a fast-moving target? Here is what our automotive professionals are talking about related to the challenges you face every day: display readability, design-expedient sensor placement, interior temperature management and more.


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Need Help Finding the Right Solution?

3M is constantly working to meet the evolving challenges of automotive OEM and Tier suppliers worldwide. If you need help finding an existing solution or would like to talk about specific ideas you’re working on, get in touch with us.

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