The 3M Electrical Connection - Part 1 of 3

By Richard Derrick on 8th June, 2013

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The 3M Electrical Connection - Part 1 of 3

The 3M Electrical Connection with Thorne and Derrick goes right back to the 1960’s when Victor Thorne and Brian Derrick were directors of Brissco Equipment Ltd.

The photo is from an exhibition at Earls Court. You can just make out the 3M logo on the right.

Brissco Equipment Ltd were strongly involved in Signs and Graphics using 3M’s Scotchlite reflective materials. Various other 3M Divisions were also involved with Brissco Equipment such as, Occupational Health & Safety and Abrasives.

In 1985 3M Electrical made a bold step to support the new “Thorne and Derrick” venture but in 2013 I think they would say it was worthwhile.

Thorne & Derrick are today one of 3M Electrical's largest stockist distributors.

Perhaps the largest........Need 3M, Think T&D

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