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3M Acquires Disposable Protective Apparel Company



Published July 6, 2010
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3M has acquired Dailys Ltd., a supplier of nonwoven disposable protective clothing, primarily chemical protective coveralls for industrial use. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
"This acquisition supports our strategic direction by broadening our protective apparel portfolio," said Julie Bushman, vice president and general manager of 3M's Occupational Health and Environmental Safety Division. "Adding products from Dailys will accelerate our presence in disposable protective clothing not only in the U.K. but globally as well," said Jim McSheffrey, managing director, 3M U.K.
"3M's culture of innovation fits well with our own," said David Sallon, chairman of Dailys Ltd. "Its research and development capabilities, along with global reach, will help to expand and grow our business," addedBenjamin Sallon, co-managing director, Dailys Ltd.
Dailys employs 26 people and is located in Ellesmere Port, U.K.