3M announced June 1 its intent to build a safety products manufacturing plant in
The continued growth in manufacturing activities in
The plant will initially manufacture maintenance-free respirators and elastomeric facepiece respirators that are primarily sold to industrial and professional customers. The new manufacturing plant will be located in
"This investment strengthens our ability to better serve our customers in
Over the last few years, 3M has made manufacturing investments to meet the demand for respiratory protection products, including adding manufacturing lines and increasing productivity at its facilities in Valley, Neb.; Aberdeen, S.D.; and Aycliffe, United Kingdom.
Using its expertise in filtration technology and manufacturing capabilities, 3M supplies a full line of maintenance-free, elastomeric and powered-air purifying respirators. These products comply with government-approval requirements and meet customer respirator needs while also providing users with comfortable, easy-to-breathe-through respirators.