3M Company was incorporated in 1929 under the laws of the State of Delaware to
continue operations begun in 1902. The Company�s ticker symbol is MMM. As used
herein, the term �3M� or �Company� includes 3M Company and its subsidiaries
unless the context indicates otherwise. In this document, for any references to
Note 1 through Note 17, refer to the Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
in Item 8.
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statements, and other information regarding issuers, including the Company, that
file electronically with the SEC. The public can obtain any documents that the
Company files with the SEC at http://www.sec.gov. The Company files annual
reports, quarterly reports, proxy statements and other documents with the
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) under the Securities Exchange Act of
1934 (Exchange Act).