3M

A global diversified technology company with products for health care, industrial, consumer and office, display and graphics, electronics and telecommunications, safety, security and protection, transportation and other markets.

Business
June 24
Capital Safety makes safety equipment for construction, drilling and mining workers.

3M buys Minn. maker of construction-safety gear for $2.5B

Capital Safety makes harnesses and other safety equipment used on construction sites and other hazardous settings.
Business
April 23

Strong dollar drags down 3M profits

But measured by where the business happened, 3M’s sales grew around the world.
Business
March 25

CEO Pay Watch: Inge Thulin, 3M Co.

His total compensation was $17,184,365 for the year that ended Dec. 31.
Business
March 12
Phillip Tuma, 3M Advanced Application Development Specialist demonstra...

New 3M ad campaign emphasizes tech products

A new ad campaign is engineered to show how its know-how applies to everyday life.
Business
March 9

U.S. Bank, 3M, Ecolab, Thrivent named among 'most ethical' businesses

The group featured U.S. Bancorp, 3M, Ecolab and Thrivent Financial.
Business
March 9

3M Co. sues German dental firm alleging patent infringement

It’s the third dental-related suit in 16 months for the company.
Business
March 6

3M pledges it won't buy pulp or fiber from deforested areas

The new policy creates a truce with longtime critic ForestEthics.
Business
January 4

Inge Thulin, CEO, president and chairman of 3M Co.

“As I look across our enterprise, one eye is always on the microscope, driving results day to day, month to month, quarter to quarter. ……
Business
December 17, 2014

3M shares rise on jump in dividend

3M Co. announced Tuesday that it will raise its quarterly dividend 20 percent next year, a smaller jump than this year but one that boosted…
Business
December 15, 2014

3M sells static control business to California firm

3M Co. sold its static control business, which generates about $45 million in annual sales, to Desco Industries Inc. of Chino, Calif., the firms said…
Business
December 6, 2014

3M challenges company over use of the name Stick-it

Its resemblance to 3M’s “Post-it” violates trademark, the Minnesota company says.
Business
November 11, 2014

3M passes the $100 billion valuation mark

The most valuable company in Minnesota is now worth $100 billion.3M Co. passed the threshold on Thursday when its stock rose to $156.05, a level…
Business
October 22, 2014

At 3M, solar power becomes an employee benefit

The Maplewood company joined Cisco and Kimberly-Clark in a new, innovative program.
Business
October 2, 2014

3M to expand health care plant in South Dakota

The $57.6 million project in Brookings, S.D., will create 60 jobs by 2019, the company said.
Health
August 21, 2014

Ecolab, 3M send medical supplies to West Africa

Cleansers, facemasks, surgical drapes and more are being sent to help doctors and aid workers fight the Ebola virus.
Business
July 25, 2014

3M's electronics unit revives, lifting 2Q profit

The industrial giant reported gains in all five of its business units’ sales and profits.
Business
July 16, 2014
3M Shareholders Meeting at the RiverCentre, St. Paul, MN., on 5/8/12....

3M spends $885M for full control of Japanese unit

Purchase gives 3M full control of an electronics subsidiary.
Business
July 16, 2014

Environmental group tries to shame 3M with plane over Target Field

ForestEthics plane pulled banner over Target Field.
Business
July 14, 2014

Khandpur tapped as R&D chief at 3M

A 19-year veteran who has trotted the globe takes the reins from Fred Palensky, who ended a 37-year career at 3M with eight years as R&D chief.
Business
June 28, 2014

New 3M software warns users about prying eyes

New 3M software warns computer users when someone’s looking over their shoulders.
Business
June 24, 2014

April 23: Scratch a Tesla, you'll find 3M

Maplewood-based 3M makes more than a dozen products for the upscale, all-electric car, everything from lining adhesives and fasteners to a new kind of non-lead wheel weight that keeps tires balanced.
Business
June 9, 2014

3M Co. appoints new CFO

3M appoints Nick Gangestad to replace Meline as CFO
Business
May 14, 2014

3M's annual meeting was routine, except for the place: Austin, Texas

Little but routine business happened at the meeting in Austin, Texas, Tuesday morning, but the meeting itself marked a new chapter in the company’s history since it was the first that had not been held in St. Paul.
Business
May 9, 2014

3M, the corporate inventor, surpasses 100,000 patents worldwide

3M’s portfolio growth coincides with a global patent-application surge.
Business
May 5, 2014

3M Co. will consider multibillion-dollar deals

3M Co. says it wants to shop — more big-ticket, less bargain-basement. Chief executive Inge Thulin reiterated that point recently as he released the company’s…