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Company name3M Company
Company typePublic
FoundedTwo Harbors, Minnesota, U.S.
(, 1902)
Founder(s)Dr. Danley Budd, Henry Bryan, Hermon Cable, John Dwan, William McGonagle
HeadquartersMaplewood, Minnesota
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleGeorge Buckley
(Chairman, President & CEO)
ProductsList of 3M Company products
Revenue(+) US$ 26.662 billion (2010)
Operating income(+) US$  5.918 billion (2010)
Net income(+) US$  4.085 billion (2010)
Total assets(+) US$ 30.156 billion (2010)
Total equity(+) US$ 16.017 billion (2010)

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3M Company ( ), formerly known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation based in Maplewood, Minnesota, United States.

With over 80,000 employees, they produce more than 55,000 products, including: adhesives, abrasives, laminates, passive fire protection, dental products, electronic materials, medical products, car care products (such as sun films, polish, wax, car shampoo, treatment for the exterior, interior and the under chassis rust protection), electronic circuits and optical films. 3M has operations in more than 60 countries 29 international companies with manufacturing operations, and 35 with laboratories. 3M products are available for purchase through distributors and retailers in more than 200 countries, and many 3M products are available online directly from the company.

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