3M-MLL achieves record-breaking year in 2021
McLarens group master distributor of 3M in Sri Lanka which provides world-class automotive, industrial and construction products achieved a record-breaking year in 2021 despite the many challenges presented by the global pandemic. From introducing new products and product lines to cater to emerging scenarios to elevating Sri Lankan industry, safety and sustainability, 3M-MLL made significant positive impact on the economy and society.
3M-MLL continued to serve the national infrastructure sector, providing retro reflective material from the world leader in road safety innovation for Sri Lanka’s roads and highways, uplifting it to global standards of driver and pedestrian safety. 3M’s retro reflective sheeting is proven to maintain road signage visibility in even low light conditions while 3M raised pavement markers continue to be used across the world to improve driving safety at night.
Since COVID-19’s entry into Sri Lanka in March 2020, 3M-MLL has contributed personal protective equipment (PPE) including internationally recognized respirators to frontline workers, ensuring their personal safety while helping maintain the continuance of essential operations in the country. This is in keeping with McLarens Group’ community focused CSR framework. The company is also in the process of introducing P2, a 3M general purpose cleaner and disinfectant suitable for both industrial and domestic use that has proven to kill 99.97% of coronavirus germs while being biodegradable.
3M-MLL also recognizes the importance of the apparel industry to Sri Lanka’s economy, being a top manufacturer and exporter, the company extended its support to help navigate the challenges posed to the sector during the pandemic. From the work floor to the final packaging, 3M worked with the leading apparel companies to understand their requirements and provide specific products to ensure the continuation of processes and production under newer requirements.
Diving into the construction industry, 3M helped achieve greener, sustainable energy buildings across the island. 3M Window Films keep out excess heat, reducing energy usage. They also cut out glare, improving visibility, and UV rays, reducing damage to furniture.3Mworked hand in hand with leading architects and construction firms to increase design freedom while increasing sustainability and livability.
As we head into the year 2022, 3M-MLL aims to continue its remarkable pace of growth while expanding into new markets and verticals. In 2022, MLL hopes to increase focus on and grow its B2C markets, providing Sri Lankans the opportunity to use high-quality, scientifically proven, world-class products that will elevate their homes, their work and their lives. The company will also expand its offering to the electrical market via innovative electrical construction and management solutions.