The 3M Company is an American multinational technology company that engages in the manufacture of industrial, safety and consumer goods, and equipment. 3M was previously known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company. 3M is ranked—as of August, 2017—in second place among the world’s largest conglomerates behind General Electric. In 2016, the net sales of 3M Company stood at over 30 billion U.S. dollars. The company is currently headquartered in Maplewood, Minnesota.
3M offers a wide range of products such as: adhesives, abrasives, laminates, passive fire and personal protective equipment, electronic materials, medical and car-care products, as well as, electronic circuits, healthcare software and optical films. In 2106, 3M accounted for around 4.6 percent of the sales share of the leading adhesive vendors in the United States and, in that same year, 3M’s Scotch was ranked among the leading adhesive brands in the United States.
3M currently runs a diversified field of operation through business segments that include: Industrial, Safety & Graphics, Health Care, Electronics & Energy, as well as a Consumer segment. Additionally, it operates a Corporate and Unallocated segment, as well as a segment for Elimination of Dual Credit.
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