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The Global 3M

22/02/2012

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3M, a global technology company, is continuously finding new ways to make amazing things happen. Inspired by working closely with its customers, it creates innovative products that help make the world smarter, faster, healthier and safer. Well-known 3M brands include Scotch®, Post-it®, Scotchgard™, Thinsulate™ and Scotch-Brite™.

3M has pioneered innovation since 1902 and, today, invests more than $1 billion a year in R&D, helping to invent the future. It has applied its expertise in RFID technology to deliver biometric passports; it is using its understanding of the healthcare industry to provide hospitals with infection prevention solutions; and its digital signage offerings are set to revolutionise the way businesses communicate with their customers, their employees and the general public.

3M employs 69,000 people worldwide to deliver more than 55,000 products, technologies and services to its customers in more than 200 countries. Its diverse technologies and products touch nearly every aspect of modern life, serving markets such as consumer and office, display and graphics, electronics and communications, safety, security and protection services, healthcare, industrial and transportation.

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