3M fills international fire protection needs across the globe, from fire containment to fire suppression. 3M™ Fire Protection Products address fire containment and are an integral part of a well-designed fire protection system. Our understanding of the spread of fire, smoke and toxic gases helps us continue creating preventative and affordable firestopping solutions. No matter what country you're in, our dedication to stringent testing and international code development helps make buildings safer today than they were even 10 years ago. And when that dedication is backed by a brand as powerful as 3M, you get what you would expect – proven reliability and outstanding service. As a leader in international fire protection, 3M drives technologies that enable lower cost building solutions. For instance, 3M intumescent technology enabled the use of plastic pipes that were previously banned in commercial buildings due to their combustible nature – providing a cheaper, easy-to-install solution for plumbing pipes and electrical conduits. Learn more about 3M's history and ongoing dedication to technology and the firestopping industry.