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Company Name: 3M United Kingdom PLC
Contact Name: Rosalind Smith, Reputation Communications Manager
Address: 3M House, Morley Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1EP
Tel: 01509 611611
E-mail: rsmith @ mmm. com
Type of Organisation: Limited Company
Number of Employees: 2,900 UK & Ireland, 700+ Health Care, Loughborough
Business Sector: Health Care
At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. With $30 billion in sales, our 90,000 employees connect with customers all around the world. The UK and Ireland is home to one of the largest 3M subsidiaries outside the USA, employing 2,900 people across 20 locations, including eight manufacturing sites. Products manufactured in the UK include coated abrasives, personal safety equipment, adhesive tapes, industrial microbiology products, drug delivery systems and high-performance coatings.
Loughborough is the headquarters of 3M’s Health Care Markets and Drug Delivery Systems Divisions. Our two sites at Morley Street and Derby Road, Loughborough, house our research & development, manufacturing, distribution and sales & marketing operations.
Products & Services:
Critical and Chronic Care Solutions Division
A comprehensive range of dressings, tapes and skin care products for the treatment of chronic and acute wounds, prevention of skin breakdown and maintenance of skin integrity.
Infection Prevention Division
Every day 3M’s protection, hygiene and sterilization solutions help to reduce the risk of exposure to healthcare associated infections for both patients and staff, supported by practical training and technical expertise.
Drug Delivery Systems Division
3M is a global leader in developing new and innovative ways to deliver medication to help improve people’s lives. With over 50 years of experience in feasibility, development and manufacturing, we work closely with pharmaceutical and biotech companies to team their molecules with our inhalation and transdermal drug delivery technologies, enabling them to bring effective medicines to market.
Food Safety Department
Food and beverage industries worldwide rely on 3M’s extensive range of testing and hygiene monitoring products to ensure high levels of product quality, safety and environmental hygiene.
Oral Care Division
3M’s advances in material science and expertise in digital technology provide innovative solutions to improve clinical outcomes and aesthetics, enhance patient comfort and increase efficiency in oral care.
Membership of Professional Bodies and Trade Associations:
Association of British Health Care Industries
British Orthodontic Society
British Dental Industry Association
Surgical Dressings Manufacturers Association
Society of Food Hygiene and Technology
Awards & Accreditation:
BS EN ISO 13485:2003 (Quality Management System for the Design and Manufacture of Medical Devices)
BS EN ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management Systems)
OHSAS 18000 (Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems)