Dr. Patrick Hager

3M Corporate Scientist
3M Automotive Aftermarket
Dr. Hager has been instrumental in the invention and development of several key technologies including Command brand adhesives, simultaneous film orientation, surface structure and functionalization.

Dr. Patrick Hager is a Corporate Scientist with 3M's Automotive Aftermarket Division. Since joining 3M in 1987, Hager has held appointments in the Corporate Laboratory, Consumer & Office group and Industrial and Transportation group working in the areas of film process technology, adhesives and adhesive coating and customer inspired innovation. He has been instrumental in the invention and development of several key 3M technologies including 3M Command brand adhesives, simultaneous film orientation, surface structure and functionalization.

In addition to his work in the lab, Hager is actively involved in mentoring new 3M employees and has served as a tutor and coach for at-risk students in St. Paul, Minnesota area high schools.