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3M Corona, California

Mining a wealth of ideas.

To be the world's leading supplier of roofing granules to the asphalt shingle manufacturers.


  • Provide investors an attractive return through sustained, quality growth;
  • Satisfy customers with superior quality, value and service;
  • Respect our social and physical environment; and
  • Be a company of which employees are proud to be part.

3M Corona Facts

  • In 1941, 3M acquired the 3M Corona site from the Blue Diamond Company.
  • Manufacturing started here in 1948.
  • 3M Corona occupies 1,300 acres of land in the Temescal Canyon.
  • Primary product: roofing granules for the asphalt shingle industry.
  • Shipping capability from 3M Corona: railcars, bulk trucks, and bags.


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