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Strength and Convenience in the Palm of Your Hand

Offer your customers easy lifting with 3M™ Carry Handles, which can support items weighing up to 50 pounds.


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3M™ Carry Handles

  • Enhance Consumer Experience and Improve Marketing Effectiveness

    Make awkward or large items easier to carry. Whether applied at the check-out counter or on the factory floor, 3M™ Carry Handles are a simple way to add convenience for consumers while enhancing your marketing effectiveness. Handles can be custom printed to help promote your brand long after the consumer leaves the store.

    3M™ Padded Carry Handles are made of material from well-managed FSC®-certified forests, recycled materials, and other controlled sources. 

Product Categories

  • Image of a case of water bottles with a color-coordinated carry handle
    Applied at Retail Checkout

    For a simple way to add convenience to your customers’ experience, 3M™ Carry Handles are easily attached to just about any product or package, providing a strong hold on large, awkward or heavy items. Our carry handles are a better environmental choice, cutting down on plastic waste and answering the call of the “ban the bag” movement taking hold across the nation.

  • Image of pancake mix packets with carry handles applied to pairs of packets
    Preapplied by Manufacturer

    Increase sales by making it easy for consumers to grab and go with 3M™ Carry Handles pre-applied by manufacturers. Print up to 6 colors to prominently display your brand, coupon, promotion, barcode or other marketing message. These customized handles can be applied by hand, semi-automatically or by high-speed, fully automated applicators.

See 3M™ Carry Handles in Action

  • Image of a textile product in a plastic bag with a carry handle attached
    3M™ Carry Handles (2:34)

    See how 3M™ Carry Handles can make items easier for your customers to carry, with 4 different types that can hold from 15 up to 50 lbs.

  • Image of a worker preparing to apply a 3M™ Carry Handle to a sealed box
    How to Apply 3M™ Carry Handles (1:26)

    How-to video demonstrates how easy it is to remove a single handle from a pad and apply it to a package for easy carrying.

  • Video still of snack packages taped together as a pair using a 3M™ Carry Handle with text “Up to 4-Color Print”
    The Changing Market for Carry Handles (2:10)

    Watch how 3M™ Carry Handles can make large or heavy items easier to carry or let you bundle smaller items together in multipacks.

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