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.

October 27, 2017
The Bair Hugger is a single-use blanket that keeps patients warm before surgery.

Lawsuits turn up heat on 3M's Bair Hugger warming blankets

Dozens contend patient-warming blankets caused infections; 3M calls claims baseless.
October 15, 2016

Soaring health care costs will bring Mayo, Medtronic, UnitedHealth together at Mpls. conference

As health care costs soar, industry will seek solutions.
August 10, 2016
For a century, 3M has delivered dividends.

3M Co. issues 3Q dividend, marking its 100th year of dividends

3M celebrates its 100th year of issuing dividends to shareholders
East Metro
July 21, 2016
3M logo at headquarters in Maplewood

3M opens new Design Center in Maplewood

3M opens new design center at headquarters that is meant to spur creativity and collaboration
July 15, 2016

Seven Minnesota firms make IndustryWeek's 50 Best Manufacturers List

Seven Minnesota manufacturers make the cut on IndustryWeek's 50 Best U.S. Manufacturers list.
July 11, 2016

Manufacturers win jobs in June but numbers still down for year

Factories see desperately needed job gains in June.
July 8, 2016
3M's Maplewood campus

3M's stock hits new high

3M stock hits new 52-week high as the broad market Dow Jones Industrials reached its highest level in more than a year.
March 24, 2016
3M CEO Inge Thulin, shown in 2013

CEO pay watch: Inge Thulin, 3M Co.

CEO Pay Watch 3M Co. Inge Thulin, chairman, president, CEO Total compensation: $15,620,581 for the year ended Dec. 31, 2015 Salary: $1,448,153 Non-equity incentive…
June 24, 2015
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.
April 23, 2015
3M CEO Inge Thulin said 3M experienced growth in every product unit and geography, when measured in local currency. But then came the effect of transl

Strong dollar drags down 3M profits

But measured by where the business happened, 3M's sales grew around the world.
March 25, 2015
Inge Thulin of 3M

CEO Pay Watch: Inge Thulin, 3M Co.

His total compensation was $17,184,365 for the year that ended Dec. 31.
3M's image
March 12, 2015
3M is launching a new ad campaign to emphasize innovations like its Novec fluid, which is used to cool large computer servers with liquid instead of a

New 3M ad campaign emphasizes tech products

A new ad campaign is engineered to show how its know-how applies to everyday life.
March 9, 2015
Thrivent in downtown Minneapolis.

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

The group featured U.S. Bancorp, 3M, Ecolab and Thrivent Financial.
March 9, 2015
3M logo at headquarters in St. Paul to run with $200 million research expansion story. (MARLIN LEVISON/STARTRIBUNE(mlevison@startribune.com (cq ORG XM

3M Co. sues German dental firm alleging patent infringement

It's the third dental-related suit in 16 months for the company.
3M and the environment
March 6, 2015
3M revised its sustainability practices in response to a longtime critic. 3M CEO Inge Thulin in a 2013 file photo.

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

The new policy creates a truce with longtime critic ForestEthics.
January 4, 2015
Inge Thulin

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. ……
3M outlook
December 17, 2014
3M on Tuesday raised its dividend 20% for 2015 and executives laid out growth targets that were in line with investor expectations.

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…
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…
December 6, 2014
In this file photo, 3M's Post-it notes are displayed at Office Depot in Mountain View, Calif.

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

Its resemblance to 3M's "Post-it" violates trademark, the Minnesota company says.
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…
October 22, 2014

At 3M, solar power becomes an employee benefit

The Maplewood company joined Cisco and Kimberly-Clark in a new, innovative program.
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.
August 21, 2014
3M N95 mask

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.
3M's results
July 25, 2014
3M Co. saw improvements in all its businesses in the April-to-June quarter.

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

The industrial giant reported gains in all five of its business units' sales and profits.
July 16, 2014
Inge Thulin

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

Purchase gives 3M full control of an electronics subsidiary.