Slip Stream 24/7 has over 36,000 products all made in the US by 3M™ one of the world's largest producers of consumer and industrial products, using the latest technologies and innovation to ensure they meet 3M™ and ISO-certified standards. 3M has been featured in the top 10 of Fortune Magazine's Most Admired Companies” list for the past five years.
What is the relationship between Slip Stream 24/7 and 3M?
Slip Stream 24/7’s relationship with 3M stems from the CEO, who also is the CEO of Advanced Technology Supply, Inc which is a ‘3M Select Converter’.
This relationship has carried over from ATS to its affiliate company Slip Stream 24/7, allowing us to get the lowest prices, the most variety of stock, and efficient shipping due to our supply connections
What exactly does 3M™ do?
3M™ was founded in 1902 as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company and was one of the first companies to use lean manufacturing and Six Sigma principles. Over the years 3M™ has morphed into a global
science and technology company with operations in more than 70 countries around the world, employing over 90,000 people. They have placed a lot of store in research and development of innovative products across the medical, industrial and commercial industries investing an average of 6.2% of its sales in research and development each year.
What type of products does 3M™ make?
3M™ produces everything from abrasives to adhesives — with 23 dedicated business units focusing on healthcare; industrial; safety; energy; electronics; infrastructure protection; consumer goods; commercial solutions; government markets and more.
3M’s portfolio spans multiple markets including:
Filtration systems (air filtration & fluid purification)
Insulation materials (thermal & electrical insulating foams & films)
Including other services related to home care & renovation. It also manufactures a variety of different medical devices ranging from hearing aids to surgical gowns among other medical items.
What is the most popular 3M™ product?
The most popular 3M™ product sold is the Post-it® Notes
3M is the parent company of brands including Post-It, Scotch™, and Nexcare™. One of the most popular 3M™ products is its Post-it® Notes line – an iconic yellow sticky note that many people use for reminders at home or in offices for quick jottings down on paper.
For over 40 years now this little invention has become immensely helpful for individuals as well as businesses both large and small around the globe. Other highly rated products include Scotch® Tape, Command Brand hooks, and hangars – which are made using advanced adhesives attached to removable strips – quite handy when you can’t drill holes into walls anywhere!
Beyond just office supplies, another prime example of just how far reaching 3M’s products are, automotive companies rely heavily on certain coatings like corrosion protection film offered by 3M, while aircraft maintenance specialists use nonskid coatings on aircraft runways to provide added safety measures against slipping incidents or crashes due to hazardous weather conditions during take-off.
It's the aforementioned product types which are the most popular sold by 3M™.
Who are 3M™’s biggest competitors?
In terms of market share there are 4 leading manufacturers globally who dominate the sector: Henkel AG& Co KgaA (Germany), ITW (Illinois Tool Works), Avery Dennison Corp, and Ohio based Fortune 500 Company Proctor& Gamble Co.
Of these four top competitors – they all specialize in similar areas such as industrial adhesives, sealants, electrical circuits, packaging materials, safety apparel, and many more, but they focus on different sectors which often help each other out by covering areas that one may not specialize in. Such alliances have been key for 3M achieving continued success globally - especially when it comes to expanding their presence internationally where not all countries allow foreign investments without proper licenses & permissions being secured in advance.
Where is 3M™ based in the US?
3M's United States headquarters is located in St. Paul Minnesota, just 25 miles east downtown Minneapolis area. The firm employs over 70K workers nationwide with total revenue exceeding 32 Billion USD yearly.
The main campus consists of 1600 acres housing all major divisions' administration team facilities along with various laboratories dedicated research& development teams working towards creating new innovative ideas into actual reality through constant process optimization evaluations allowing full efficiency operation throughout.
All international operations branch out from this central hub, and it’s from here that they keep keep key investors informed regarding financial KPIs through live feeds and directly available dashboards ensuring accurate long-term strategies