With more than 40,000 patents, innovation is at the core of 3M products. The company is more than 110 years old, and has been in Malaysia for more than 45 years, yet continues to out-innovate newer companies with amazing technologies and products that aim to make life easier through effectiveness, efficiency and yes, innovation. The 3M Consumer Business division held a Discovery Day at its 16,000sq ft Customer Innovation Centre in Shah Alam to provide insight into the depth and breadth of its product offering and the spirit of innovation that makes these products fun. According to Ms Kek Lay Hua, General Manager of Consumer Business, 3M Malaysia Sdn Bhd, products from the Consumer Business Group are the ones that most consumers would recognize immediately as its brands namely Scotch-Brite™, Post-it™, Scotch™, Command™, Nexcare™ and FUTURO™ are household names globally and in Malaysia, in their respective areas. The 3M Discovery Day showcased products from the Consumer Business Group’s brands that showcased its uncommon solutions to solve everyday problems with the simple objective of making life easier. 3M has it all –Post-it™Notes, Scotch™ tapes and adhesives, Scotch-Brite™ cleaning products, Command™ mounting products, Nexcare™ First Aid and FUTURO™Products, just from its Consumer Business Group. 3M is also a major force in technology including projectors and coatings, road furnishings and safety, water filtrationsystems, medical and dental equipment and devices and in the oil and gas industry too.