ST. PAUL, MN — 3M, a diversified technology company, plans to build a new facility in Singapore to produce coatings for film-based products used in commercial, electronic and automotive applications, according to Modern Distribution Management. Construction on the new facility is expected to be completed in 2009.

“This investment brings us closer to our customers and creates a regional source of supply, which significantly simplifies our supply chain and helps us respond more quickly to our customers’ needs in the fast-growing Asia market,” said Kevin Kuck, vice president, 3M film manufacturing.

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