In 2021, 3M had a total of some 95,000 employees worldwide. This was an increase of approximately 15,000 employees since 2010.
3M Worldwide Employment
Of 3M’s total employee count, around 21,000 staff members worked in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) in 2021. The largest cohort of 3M’s employees is located in the United States, which accounts for roughly forty percent of the company’s total workforce. In 2021, the company’s net sales were the highest in the Americas, followed by Asia Pacific in second and Europe, Middle East, and Africa ranked third.
3M’s Company History
In 1902, five people started a small-scale mining venture in Northern Minnesota. It became known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, eventually turning into 3M: a U.S.-based multinational company that produces some 60,000 products, ranging from adhesives to electronic materials. 3M now manages operations in about 70 countries through various business segments, such as Safety and Industrial, Transportation and Electronics, Health Care, and Consumer.
Number of employees at 3M worldwide from 2010 to 2021
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