23 January 2013
Established in 1966, the 3M Aycliffe factory is said to be a model of safety excellence in manufacturing. Products manufactured at the site include respirators, powered and supplied air products and systems for protec
Products manufactured at the site include respirators, powered and supplied air products and systems for protection in highly hazardous environments, as well as filtration products and automotive abrasive and polishing compounds.
Also situated at the factory is the 3M Occupational Health and Environmental Safety (OHES) European Laboratory, which is responsible for the design and development of some of 3M's most innovative respiratory protection products, including the 9300 series foldable respirators, the 4000 series reusable gas and vapour respirators and the Jupiter Turbo unit.