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Also traded in: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Germany, Mexico, Switzerland, UK

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.18
MMM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
79% of the 1727 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. MMM: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MMM' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.18
0.07
0.98
Equity to Asset 0.36
MMM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
77% of the 1698 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. MMM: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MMM' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.36
0.37
0.54
Interest Coverage 46.62
MMM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
52% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 38.42 vs. MMM: 46.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MMM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.98  Med: 35.57 Max: 59.2
Current: 46.62
21.98
59.2
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 5.57
M-Score: -2.88
WACC vs ROIC
9.42%
25.77%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 22.94
MMM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. MMM: 22.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MMM' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.65  Med: 21.94 Max: 25.32
Current: 22.94
20.65
25.32
Net-margin (%) 15.96
MMM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1723 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. MMM: 15.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MMM' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.69  Med: 14.98 Max: 16.8
Current: 15.96
13.69
16.8
ROE (%) 37.73
MMM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.64 vs. MMM: 37.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MMM' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.56  Med: 29.35 Max: 37.84
Current: 37.73
26.56
37.84
ROA (%) 15.17
MMM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1740 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. MMM: 15.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MMM' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.04  Med: 14.05 Max: 18.41
Current: 15.17
12.04
18.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 54.22
MMM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1731 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. MMM: 54.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MMM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.24  Med: 58.48 Max: 73.74
Current: 54.22
49.24
73.74
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.30
MMM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. MMM: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MMM' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 5.05 Max: 10
Current: 5.3
1.3
10
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.70
MMM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. MMM: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MMM' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.8  Med: 5.75 Max: 18.4
Current: 7.7
-1.8
18.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.90
MMM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. MMM: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MMM' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.7  Med: 6.75 Max: 28
Current: 7.9
-3.7
28
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

MMM Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 138,246 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 17,586 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 1,661,092 sh (+9.15%)
Jeremy Grantham 4,966,206 sh (+3.02%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 98,057 sh (+1.72%)
First Eagle Investment 6,009,157 sh (+0.51%)
Tom Gayner 204,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 25,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 2,021 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 20,127 sh (-0.05%)
Tweedy Browne 1,042,036 sh (-0.43%)
Chuck Royce 21,500 sh (-0.92%)
Mairs and Power 1,846,266 sh (-2.26%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 70,658 sh (-3.59%)
Ken Fisher 101,360 sh (-5.11%)
Dodge & Cox 27,706 sh (-8.94%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,708 sh (-99.54%)
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Q2 2015

MMM Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 4,662 sh (New)
Jim Simons 77,500 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 32,478 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 117,581 sh (+19.91%)
Chuck Royce 24,100 sh (+12.09%)
Ken Fisher 103,562 sh (+2.17%)
Ruane Cunniff 2,021 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 204,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 1,040,788 sh (-0.12%)
Mario Gabelli 19,947 sh (-0.89%)
Mairs and Power 1,829,391 sh (-0.91%)
First Eagle Investment 5,903,261 sh (-1.76%)
Dodge & Cox 26,206 sh (-5.41%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 66,351 sh (-6.10%)
Pioneer Investments 1,530,840 sh (-7.84%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,745,706 sh (-24.58%)
Ray Dalio 9,886 sh (-43.78%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,489 sh (-97.48%)
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Q3 2015

MMM Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Tom Russo 1,600 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 1,482 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 39,836 sh (+302.95%)
Jim Simons 110,200 sh (+42.19%)
Louis Moore Bacon 43,074 sh (+32.63%)
First Eagle Investment 6,533,388 sh (+10.67%)
Chuck Royce 25,900 sh (+7.47%)
Ken Fisher 109,050 sh (+5.30%)
Ruane Cunniff 2,106 sh (+4.21%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 122,158 sh (+3.89%)
Mairs and Power 1,847,699 sh (+1.00%)
Tom Gayner 204,000 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 117,581 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 1,038,793 sh (-0.19%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 64,015 sh (-3.52%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,564,948 sh (-4.83%)
Dodge & Cox 23,906 sh (-8.78%)
Mario Gabelli 17,687 sh (-11.33%)
Pioneer Investments 1,209,343 sh (-21.00%)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,954 sh (-58.09%)
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Q4 2015

MMM Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ken Fisher 114,971 sh (+5.43%)
Mario Gabelli 17,707 sh (+0.11%)
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3M Misses Revenue Estimate and Announces Layoffs In the third quarter, 3M missed analysts’ estimate by $140 million and announced a restructuring that would lay off 1,500 workers
Industrial stock, 3M (NYSE:MMM) recently reported its earnings results for the third quarter of 2015. For the quarter the firm missed analysts’ average revenue estimate by $140 million while also reporting a restructuring that would cut 1,500 jobs. As the industrial sector continues to see reduced revenue in tandem with declining energy sector profits, 3M is yet another large industrial corporation lagging in revenue growth and requiring expense reductions through employee layoffs. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.90
MMM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1310 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.40 vs. MMM: 19.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MMM' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.3  Med: 16.30 Max: 22.63
Current: 19.9
9.3
22.63
Forward P/E 16.81
MMM's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.95 vs. MMM: 16.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.90
MMM's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.40 vs. MMM: 19.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MMM' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.3  Med: 16.29 Max: 22.63
Current: 19.9
9.3
22.63
P/B 8.04
MMM's P/B is ranked lower than
94% of the 1663 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. MMM: 8.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MMM' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.97  Med: 4.56 Max: 8.17
Current: 8.04
2.97
8.17
P/S 4.28
MMM's P/S is ranked lower than
85% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. MMM: 4.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MMM' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 3.33 Max: 4.66
Current: 4.28
1.6
4.66
PFCF 20.71
MMM's PFCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.94 vs. MMM: 20.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MMM' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.43  Med: 18.61 Max: 27.23
Current: 20.71
10.43
27.23
POCF 15.77
MMM's POCF is ranked lower than
60% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.30 vs. MMM: 15.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MMM' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.95  Med: 13.82 Max: 18.76
Current: 15.77
6.95
18.76
EV-to-EBIT 19.04
MMM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 1400 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.39 vs. MMM: 19.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MMM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.1  Med: 14.80 Max: 20.8
Current: 19.04
8.1
20.8
EV-to-EBITDA 16.00
MMM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
69% of the 1470 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.24 vs. MMM: 16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MMM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.8  Med: 12.40 Max: 17.4
Current: 16
6.8
17.4
PEG 2.49
MMM's PEG is ranked lower than
66% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. MMM: 2.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
MMM' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 2.86 Max: 12.11
Current: 2.49
0.81
12.11
Shiller P/E 24.25
MMM's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
54% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 22.32 vs. MMM: 24.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MMM' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.84  Med: 20.59 Max: 31.86
Current: 24.25
10.84
31.86
Current Ratio 1.65
MMM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1681 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. MMM: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MMM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 1.59 Max: 2.64
Current: 1.65
1.19
2.64
Quick Ratio 1.12
MMM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. MMM: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MMM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.12 Max: 2.01
Current: 1.12
0.81
2.01
Days Inventory 87.72
MMM's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
56% of the 1676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 98.25 vs. MMM: 87.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MMM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 71.17  Med: 79.07 Max: 87.26
Current: 87.72
71.17
87.26
Days Sales Outstanding 50.08
MMM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 80.68 vs. MMM: 50.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MMM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.15  Med: 49.44 Max: 51.3
Current: 50.08
46.15
51.3
Days Payable 40.19
MMM's Days Payable is ranked lower than
74% of the 1449 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 67.09 vs. MMM: 40.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MMM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.49  Med: 42.07 Max: 44.05
Current: 40.19
35.49
44.05

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.67
MMM's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
62% of the 1878 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. MMM: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MMM' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.73  Med: 2.39 Max: 4.81
Current: 2.67
1.73
4.81
Dividend Payout 0.51
MMM's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 1184 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. MMM: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MMM' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.43 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.51
0.24
1.25
Dividend Growth (3y) 15.80
MMM's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
74% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. MMM: 15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
MMM' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 5.15 Max: 15.8
Current: 15.8
2.9
15.8
Forward Dividend Yield 2.89
MMM's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
64% of the 1676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. MMM: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.24
MMM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1911 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. MMM: 4.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MMM' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.75  Med: 3.80 Max: 7.64
Current: 4.24
2.75
7.64
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.70
MMM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. MMM: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MMM' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.8  Med: 0.80 Max: 3.3
Current: 2.7
-0.8
3.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 1.97
MMM's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. MMM: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MMM' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 1.82 Max: 2.75
Current: 1.97
0.95
2.75
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.74
MMM's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
65% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. MMM: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.29
MMM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 1581 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. MMM: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MMM' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.29
0.57
1.5
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.14
MMM's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. MMM: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
MMM' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 2.83 Max: 5.78
Current: 3.14
0.92
5.78
Price/Graham Number 20.57
MMM's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
100% of the 1257 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. MMM: 20.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MMM' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 2.61 Max: 19
Current: 20.57
1.86
19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.30
MMM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1713 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. MMM: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MMM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 6.80 Max: 12.4
Current: 5.3
4.8
12.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.35
MMM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.53 vs. MMM: 10.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MMM' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 11.20 Max: 20.5
Current: 10.35
6.7
20.5

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $30274
EPS $ 7.73
Beta1.08
Short Percentage of Float1.23%
52-Week Range $134.00 - 170.50
Shares Outstanding(Mil)615.71

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 30,196 30,478 31,501 33,501
EPS($) 7.61 8.24 9.13 10.15
EPS without NRI($) 7.61 8.24 9.13 10.15

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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Traded in other countries:MMM.Argentina, MMMC34.Brazil, MMM.Chile, MMM.Germany, MMM.Mexico, MMM.Switzerland, 0QNY.UK,
3M Co was incorporated in 1929 under the laws of the State of Delaware to continue operations begun in 1902. The Company is a diversified technology company. Its products involve expertise in product development, manufacturing and marketing. Its segments involve Safety and Graphics; Electronics and Energy; Health Care; and Consumer. The Company's industrial segment serves various markets, such as automotive original equipment manufacturer and automotive aftermarket, electronics, appliance, paper and printing, packaging, food and beverage, and construction. Industrial products include tapes, a wide variety of coated, non-woven and bonded abrasives, adhesives, ceramics, sealants, specialty materials, 3M Purification Inc., closure systems for personal hygiene products, acoustic systems products, and components and products that are used in the manufacture, repair and maintenance of automotive, marine, aircraft and specialty vehicles. Its products include vinyl, polyester, foil and specialty industrial tapes and adhesives; Scotch(r) Masking Tape, Scotch (r) Filament Tape and Scotch(r) Packaging Tape; packaging equipment; 3M(tm), VHB(tm) Bonding Tapes; conductive, low surface energy, sealants, hot melt, spray and structural adhesives; reclosable fasteners; label materials for durable goods; and coated, nonwoven and microstructured surface finishing and grinding abrasives for the industrial market. The Electronics and Energy segment serves customers in electronics and energy markets, including solutions for, high-performance electronic devices, telecommunications networks, electrical products, power generation and distribution, and infrastructure protection. The Health Care segment serves markets that include medical clinics and hospitals, pharmaceuticals, dental and orthodontic practitioners, health information systems, and food manufacturing and testing. Products and services provided to these and other markets include medical and surgical supplies, skin health and infection prevention products, inhalation and transdermal drug delivery systems, dental and orthodontic products, health information systems, and food safety products. The Consumer segment serves markets that include consumer retail, office retail, home improvement, building maintenance and other markets. Products in this segment include office supply products, stationery products, construction and home improvement products, home care products, protective material products, certain consumer retail personal safety products, and consumer health care products. The Company has made, and plans to continue making, necessary expenditures for compliance with applicable laws.
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