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Company profile

The multi-technology group 3M was founded in 1902 in Minnesota, USA, and is known as one of the most innovative companies in the world. With 95,000 employees in over 190 countries, 3M generated sales of $35 billion in 2021. The basis for its innovative strength is the diverse use of its own 51 technology platforms. Today, the portfolio includes more than 55,000 different products for almost every area of life. The goal behind every invention is to improve the quality of people’ life. Helping people to be safe. Making them more productive. Protecting their health. Safeguarding the environment. 3M has an insatiable appetite for meeting the world's ever-changing challenges. 3M relies on a corporate culture that promotes creative cooperation. In addition, 3M emphasizes the consistent promotion of the freedom and personal initiative of its employees. The 8,000 researchers and developers worldwide are free to use 15 percent of their working hours to work on their own projects and ideas. The result: 25 000 patents and over a thousand new products coming onto the market every year. Around a third of 3M's revenue comes from products that have been on the market for less than five years. In addition, environmental protection and sustainability, social responsibility and economic progress are among the central corporate values.

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