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Who We Are

We reduce the weight of power lines so they can carry more power to more people. We help manufacturers use less while accomplishing more. We automate health care data so the right people get the right information. Across the globe, 3M is inspiring innovation and igniting progress, all while contributing to true global sustainable development through environmental protection, corporate and social responsibility and economic progress. We are applying our science and innovation to make a real impact in every person’s life around the world.



Our Values

  • Act with uncompromising honesty and integrity in everything we do.
  • Satisfy our customers with innovative technology and superior quality, value and service.
  • Provide our investors an attractive return through sustainable, global growth.
  • Respect our social and physical environment around the world.
  • Value and develop our employees' diverse talents, initiative and leadership.
  • Earn the admiration of all those associated with 3M worldwide.

3M Global at a Glance ( Year-End 2014)

  • Headquarters at St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
  • Worldwide sales: $ 31.8 billion
  • International Sales (63% of Company’s total): $20.1 billion
  • Net Income: $4.9 billion
  • Operations in more than 70 countries
  • More than 60,000 products sold
  • 46 Technology Platforms
  • More than 89,000 employees
  • 625 US patents and a total of 3,342 global patents awarded (2014)

3M In India

3M was established in India in 1987 and has completed more than 25 years of operations. 3M’s headquarters in India is based in Bengaluru with branch offices at Mumbai, Gurgaon, Pune, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Chennai. 3M leverages its global innovation expertise to develop homegrown solutions that address unique needs of diverse customers in Indian markets. 3M has invested in Innovation Centers at Bengaluru and Gurgaon to boost local product development and its manufacturing footprint is spread across Bengaluru, Pune and Ahmedabad. From products that improve manufacturing efficiency and impact improved healthcare delivery to safety markers that help increase road visibility, everyday kitchen aids and car care products, today, 3M innovation touches millions of Indians – making lives easier and better.

3M in India at a Glance

  • 3M India Limited Sales: Turnover of Rs 1855 crores sales turnover for 12 months ended March 31st 2015
  • Headquarters at Bengaluru
  • Manufacturing facilities at Bengaluru, Ahmedabad, Ranjangaon (Pune) & Pimpri (Pune)
  • R&D centers at Bengaluru and Gurgaon
  • Branch offices at Gurgaon (NCR), Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Pune and Hyderabad
  • Over 1600 employees
  • 3M Facts 2014 (pdf 125 KB)

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