3M’s Carbon Black introduced

June 22nd, 2017

Athletic apparel designers have a new, high-performance reflective material from 3M™ Scotchlite™ reflective material available to them. C790 Carbon Black stretch transfer film is a deep black-colored material when viewed in daylight, but when illuminated at night, it’s a vibrant, bright, reflective material. This property is durable through wear, stretch or washing. Featuring a low-temp […]

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3M to acquire Capital Safety

June 25th, 2015

Maplewood, Minn.-based 3M has agreed to acquire Capital Safety from investment firm KKR for a total value of $2.5 billion. Capital Safety of Bloomington, Minn., provides fall-protection equipment. Personal protective equipment is a strategic priority for 3M, with demand for such equipment growing worldwide, driven by increasing regulatory focus on worker safety. Capital Safety's products […]

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3M showcases high visibility concept garments

May 8th, 2015

3M with Safe Reflections Inc. have created two concept garments that showcase Eclipse™ 5721 high-brightness, large-format, reflective material. A “discrete visibility” dress and an active, winter running shirt demonstrate how reflective material can combine safety and style in a single application. Both designs feature the subtle use of reflective material and complex, ornate graphics that […]

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