Bold Claims: 3M wins award at 2022 SURCAR Shanghai Congress as customers strive for ‘lights-out’ paint shop

Minnesota, United States – 3M’s Finesse-it Robotic Paint Repair System has earned the “Award for Technique” at the 2022 SURCAR Shanghai Congress, an award by an international autobody finishing organization recognizing the OEM’s ability to use of artificial intelligence (AI) for autobody finishes. “We have completely digitized this critical operation, which allows for continuous real-time […]

Lean Into It: 3M acquires LeanTec technology for inventory management solutions

St. Paul, Minnesota — 3M announced Monday that it acquired the technology assets of LeanTec, a provider of digital inventory management solutions for the automotive aftermarket in the U.S. and Canada. The LeanTec software complements the 3M RepairStack Performance Solutions, a hardware and software system that helps ensure materials needed for repairs are on hand, […]