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Interview with Mr Chris P. DeColli, National Sales Manager of 3M Parking Solutions


is a global innovation company that never stops inventing. Over the years, our innovations have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world. We have made driving at night easier, made buildings safer, and made consumer electronics lighter, less energy-intensive and less harmful to the environment. We even helped put a man on the moon. Every day at 3M, one idea always leads to the next, igniting momentum to make progress possible around the world.

Our Values

  •     Act with uncompromising honesty and integrity in everything we do.
  •     Satisfy our customers with innovative technology and superior quality, value and service.
  •     Provide our investors an attractive return through sustainable, global growth.
  •     Respect our social and physical environment around the world.
  •     Value and develop our employees' diverse talents, initiative and leadership.
  •     Earn the admiration of all those associated with 3M worldwide.

 3M at a Glance (Year-end 2011)

  •     Global sales: $30 billion.
  •     International (non-US) sales: $19.5 billion (66 percent of company's total).
  •     Operations in more than 65 countries.
  •     3M products sold in nearly 200 countries.
  •     84,000 employees globally.

For the most up to date financial information, please visit our Investor Relations (Worldwide, English).

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Founded in
Founded by
  • William A. McGonagle
  • Dr. J. Danley Budd
  • John Dawn
  • Henry S. Bryan
  • Hermon W. Cable
Company Size
10,001+ employees


  • Access and Exit Control Systems
  • Access Control
  • Advanced Parking System
  • ANPR Software
  • ANPR Solutions
  • Automated Car Parking System
  • Automated Parker
  • Automated Parking
  • Automated Parking Lot
  • Automated Parking Solutions
  • Automated Parking System
  • Automated Parking System Project
  • Automated Valet Parking
  • Automatic Car Park System
  • Automatic Cashier
  • Automatic Number Plate Recognition Systems
  • Automatic Parking Garage
  • Automatic Parking Systems
  • AVI / Radio Systems
  • Car Access
  • Car Park Control
  • Car Park Management Software
  • Car Park Management Systems
  • Car Parking Equipment
  • Card Access Systems
  • Central Parking System
  • Citation Issuance / Processing / Enforcement
  • Coin / Token Units
  • Coin Systems
  • Contactless Cards
  • Credit and Debit Card Processing
  • Data Processing
  • Fee Computers / Systems
  • Gates
  • Hotel Valet / Guest Systems
  • Licence Plate Readers
  • License Plate Camera
  • License Plate Inventory
  • License Plate Recognition
  • License Plate Recognition Camera
  • License Plate Recognition Cameras
  • License Plate Recognition Systems
  • License Plate Recognition Systems
  • Magnetic Striped Products
  • Magnetic Tickets
  • Number Plate Recognition
  • Number Plate Recognition Systems
  • Parking Automation
  • Parking Equipment
  • Parking Lot Systems
  • Parking Machine
  • Parking Meters
  • Parking Planning
  • Parking Software
  • Parking Solutions
  • Parking Ticket System
  • Pay in Lane
  • Pay on Foot
  • Plate Recognition Software
  • RFID
  • RFID Cards
  • Smart Cards
  • Software for Parking Management
  • Ticket Dispensers
  • Validators / Validations
  • Vehicle Counting
  • Vehicle Parking System

Product information

3M Parking Solutions

Proven Success in Automated Parking

Every parking operation is unique, and 3M is dedicated to giving you tools that help run your business the way you want - to meet the objectives you've set, whether that's revenue growth, enhanced operational efficiency or improved customer services. As one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of parking access, revenue control systems and car park management solutions, 3M's innovative parking solutions are customized to solve your challenges and are fully supported to save you time, money and stress.

Housed within 3M Motor Vehicle Systems & Services are innovative technologies designed to optimize revenue while improving your parking patron's experience, including License Plate Recognition & Readability Testing, RFID Vehicle Tracking and advanced data analytics.

Access Control3M Access Control Solutions

3M access control solutions provide improved control, security and convenience for your parking operation management, from gated communities and private businesses to parking garages and university campuses. As the baseline tool needed to run your parking operation, reliability is the key to successful Access Control. Independently operating equipment from 3M offers a proven and incredibly flexible system that raises the bar for function, simplified configuration, and expandability.

Learn more about 3M Access Control solutions

Revenue Control3M Revenue Control Solutions

3M revenue control solutions are designed to give you control over all revenue aspects of your business while limiting employee discretion and simplifying transactions. Developed for parking professionals who need to harness sophisticated revenue collection opportunities, 3M's solutions are packed with features and configurable functionality, from a wide range of payment options to detailed activity reports.

Learn more about 3M Revenue Control solutions

Car Parking Management3M Car Parking Management Solutions

3M's Facility Management software is one of the most open, scalable, interoperable parking software options on the market, providing you real-time data so you can make real-time decisions. Hardware is vital to your parking enterprise, but we believe the key to future success is a smarter, more data-driven software platform. Harness the power to drive your business toward top tier performance and lasting operational excellence.

Learn more about 3M Car Parking Management solutions


3M Parking Software

Operational Excellence Starts with Software3M Parking Software

A smarter, more data-driven software platform can drive your business toward top-tier performance and lasting operational excellence. 3M™ Parking Enterprise Facility Management (FMS) Software is an open, interoperable and scalable software platform that is changing the parking industry. The scalable and modular architecture promotes integration, isolates services in a modular format and further simplifies development and upgrades. It even facilitates 3rd party application development, so you can easily use solutions from a variety of providers, and gain maximum flexibility in creating business rules that fit your operational design.

3M parking software coalesces years of systems expertise into a first-class software architecture! Your user experience is specifically designed to turn raw data into useful, accessible information -- real-time results let you make real-time decisions!

3M Enterprise FMS is a bold step forward in operational management, and we have only just begun. As we build more modules, hardware options and 3rd party interfaces onto the platform, you can be sure they will exhibit the same focused attention to delivering real world value that’s elementally different.

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