The 3M Company, formerly known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation based in St. Paul, Minnesota. 3M headquarters are in the St. Paul suburb of Maplewood, Minnesota.
- also known as 3M CO, MINNESOTA MINING & MANUFACTURING CO, MMM, Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
- some of the awards:
- Technology & Engineering Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Technical/Engineering Development (For pioneering the development of the first industry accepted videotape)
- National Medal of Technology and Innovation (For its many innovations over decades, producing thousands of successfully commercialized products, from the unique optical film that revolutionized the design of laptop computer screens to breakthrough technologies that make possible the ubiquitous "Post-It¨ Repositionable Notes. For aggressive international expansion producing nearly half of 3M's $14 billion in sales, including $1.5 billion in U.S. exports. And for creating 86,000 jobs worldwide, including 48,000 in the U.S.)
- official website: www.3m.com