Longtime SCTAC tenant 3M has announced a $60 million investment and expansion of its operations here. The investment will be made over the course of five years and will increase the company’s manufacturing capacity.
SCTAC President and CEO Jody Bryson said, “With its diverse array of innovative and technology-driven products and a history of success among global advanced manufacturers, 3M could place this investment and these new positions anywhere, so we’re delighted that they have selected Greenville’s South Carolina Technology & Aviation Center. The company is a prized member of our business community, and a tremendous asset to our operations here.”
3M currently employs 500 people at its SCTAC location and has been a member of the Upstate business and manufacturing community for 45 years. 3M Greenville manufactures and distributes film, industrial adhesives and other materials and products used in electronics, packaging, health care and the automotive industry. Its employees are actively involved in the community, having contributed 1,300 volunteer hours in 2018.
For more information on the company, visit www.3m.com.