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.

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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
Post-It Brand notes and Scotch Matte Finish Magic Tape, both 3M Co. pr...

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
“This is big, big statement,” 3M CEO Inge Thulin said. “This is incredible. It’s fantastic. When you look at Google and Apple and the others, we left them in the dust.”

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
MAPLEWOOD, MN, 4/23/01, MONDAY- 3M announced Monday it would cut 5,000...

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 answered questions during the 2013 shareholders mee...

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

Strong dollar drags down 3M profits

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

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
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.
March 9, 2015

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 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 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, 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 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

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

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'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
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.