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3M, a global innovation company, where one idea always leads to the next, igniting momentum to make progress possible around the world.

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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 web site (Full Site).

3M Businesses

3M serves customers through six business segments, which increase speed and efficiency by sharing technological, manufacturing, marketing and other resources.

  • Consumer and Office Business
  • Display and Graphics Business
  • Electro and Communications Business
  • Health Care Business
  • Industrial and Transportation Business
  • Safety, Security, and Protection Services Business

3M Leadership

Of all the pathways to growth, investing in our people is most important.

The premise is simple - if your people grow, your company will grow. The key: Linking growth in individuals to those things that unlock energy and activities that our customers value.

Business Conduct

At 3M, we believe that what the company stands for is just as important as what we sell. We are proud to have built a century-old tradition of operating with uncompromising honesty and integrity.

Find out more about these policies by visiting our Business Conduct web site (Full Site).

Have a concern? We want to know about it.

3M has retained a third-party vendor, EthicsPoint, to provide a secure and independent reporting capability that offers you:

  • Confidential and anonymous reporting
  • Telephone and web-based reporting options
  • 24-hour access
  • Ability to file written reports in many languages
  • Telephone translators that accommodate 150 languages
  • Ability to follow-up on your concern, even if you report anonymously

3M Business Conduct Helpline

1-877-3M-ETHICS (United States)

Report by Web (Full Site)

Community Giving

We invest in communities where we live and work. 3M invests in our communities through:

  • K-12 Education
  • Health & Human Services
  • Arts & Culture
  • Environment
  • Higher Education
  • Volunteerism

To learn more about our volunteers, cash gifts and product donations, visit the Community Giving (Full Site)



Our global team of designers thrives on a rich dynamic of exchange, sharing insights and exploring new technological possibilities to create meaningful and relevant connection between people and our brand.

Learn more about Design at 3M.


At 3M, we respect the differences that make each of us unique. 3M's culture of collaboration and innovation creates an environment that values and leverages diverse perspectives for continued growth.

Our global work force is a tremendous asset that is instrumental to our continued success. To learn more about our employee resource groups, diversity giving, and supplier diversity, see our Full Site at http://3m.com/diversity (Full Site)

Financial Information

3M is a $27 billion diversified technology company and one of 30 companies that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Please visit our Investor Relations Web site (Full Site) for more information.

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Partners & Suppliers

Quality partners and suppliers are critical to 3M's success in an efficient, highly motivated supply chain and increasingly competitive global markets.

Partners & Business Customers (Full Site)

Suppliers (Full Site)


3M actively contributes to sustainable development through environmental protection, social responsibility and economic progress.

Sustainability (Full Site)