|Description||diversified technology company|
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3M Company operates as a diversified technology company. The company operates in the industrial and transportation; health care; safety, security and protection services; consumer and office; display and graphics; and electro and communications businesses. Industrial and Transportation Business The Industrial and Transportation business serves a range of markets, such as appliance, paper and packaging, food and beverage, electronics, automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and automotive aftermarket (auto body shops and retail). Industrial and Transportation products include tapes, various coated and non-woven abrasives, adhesives, specialty materials, filtration products, closure systems for personal hygiene products, and components and products that are used in the manufacture, repair and maintenance of automotive, marine, aircraft and specialty vehicles.
3M Company was founded in 1902.