"We welcome the opportunity to gain first-hand customer insight from this agreement with Shale-Inland," said Mike Roman, vice president, industrial adhesives and tapes division, 3M. "The global metals market exceeds $2 trillion in annual revenue. We feel this market is vastly underserved when it comes to technological advances in coatings, adhesives and reflectivity."
The industrial adhesive and tape division is 3M's largest division, known for products and materials that bond, attach, join, protect, and add durability and aesthetics to manufactured products. This division leverages an array of 3M technology platforms such as adhesives, coatings, films and sealants.