A recognized leader in research and development, 3M is a $30 billion diversified technology company with leading positions in consumer and office; display and graphics; electronics and telecommunications; health care; industrial and transportation; safety, security and protection services; and other businesses.
With operations in more than 65 countries, 3M employs 90,000 people worldwide. 3M is one of the 30 stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average and also is a component of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index.
3M supplies a broad range of innovative products that can improve the performance, reliability and cost effectiveness of many kinds of renewable energy devices, including photovoltaic solar panels, wind turbines, ethanol distillers and hydrogen fuel cells.
Other 3M technologies are helping electric power companies, commercial building managers and homeowners use energy more efficiently, to reduce waste and save money.