Description: 3M Co.
3M Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified technology company worldwide. It operates in six segments: Industrial and Transportation; Health Care; Consumer and Office; Safety, Security and Protection Services; Display and Graphics; and Electro and Communications. The Industrial and Transportation segment offers tapes, coated and nonwoven abrasives, adhesives, specialty materials, filtration products, closures for hygiene products, and components and products that are used in the manufacture, repair, and maintenance of automotive, marine, aircraft, and specialty vehicles. The Health Care segment provides medical and surgical supplies, skin health and infection prevention products, drug delivery systems, dental and orthodontic products, health information systems, and anti-microbial solutions. The Consumer and Office segment provides office supply products, stationery products, construction and home improvement products, home care products, protective material products, and consumer health care products. The Safety, Security, and Protection segment offers personal protection products, safety and security products, energy control products, cleaning and protection products for commercial establishments, track and trace solutions, and roofing granules for asphalt shingles. The Display and Graphics segment offers optical film solutions for electronic displays; computer screen filters; reflective sheeting for transportation safety; commercial graphic systems; and projection systems, including mobile display technology and visual systems products. The Electro and Communications segment provides electronic and interconnect solutions, micro-interconnect systems, high-performance fluids, high-temperature and display tapes, telecommunications products, electrical products, and touch screens and touch monitors. It has a strategic alliance with Sewerin GmbH of Gutersloh. The company was founded in 1902 and is based in St. Paul, Minnesota.