3M Establishes Technical Center in Chengdu

Authors: Go Chengdu


Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (3M) started its technical center in Chengdu on March 10, marking the company’s deepening cooperation with Chengdu in the fields of air pollution control, water purification and food safety.
3M’s China West Region Technical Center, the company’s fifth technical center in the Chinese Mainland, is located at Chengdu Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone.
3M is a Fortune Global 500 company and an multinational manufacturer of a wide variety of products. The technical center in Chengdu is believed to play an important role in upgrading the city’s electronics, healthcare and automobile sectors and in the transformation of the related industries.
“Chengdu holds a special position in the China’s Western Development Strategy and is enjoying a rapid economic growth. We decided to set up the technical center in the city because of its geographical location, huge market potential, rich talent pool, favorable policies and administrative services,” said 3M CEO Inge G. Thulin, “Our company has conducted many cooperative projects in Chengdu, and we’re in talks on expanding cooperation fields including air pollution control, water purification and food safety in the near future.”

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