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Year-end  2013
3M is one of 30 companies in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and also is a component of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. For the most up to date financial information, please visit Investor Relations.

Sales

Worldwide ……………………………………………………………………$30.871 billion
International……………………………………………………………………$ 19.720 billion
 64 percent of company's total

Net Income

Net Income…………………………………………………………………… $4.659 billion
Percent to sales…………………………………………………………………… 15.1 percent
Earnings per share – diluted……………………………………………………………………$6.72

Taxes

Income tax expense……………………………………………………………………$1.841 billion

Dividends

(Paid every quarter since 1916)
Cash dividends per share……………………………………………………………………$2.54
One original share, if held, is now……………………………………………………………………3,072 shares

R&D and Related Expenditures

For  2013……………………………………………………………………$1.715 billion
Total for last five years……………………………………………………………………$ 7.646 billion

Capital Spending

For 2013……………………………………………………………………$ 1.091 billion
Total for last five years……………………………………………………………………$ 6.522 billion

Employees

Worldwide……………………………………………………………………88,667
United States……………………………………………………………………34,719
International……………………………………………………………………53,948

Leadership

For detailed information on 3M Leadership, please visit Corporate Governance.

 

Organization

  • More than  30 business units, managed under these five business groups:
    • Consumer
    • Electronics & Energy
    • Health Care
    • Industrial
    • Safety & Graphics
  • Operations in more than  70 countries – 38 international companies with manufacturing operations, 35 with laboratories.
  • In the United States, operations in  29 states.

Technology

  • 8,400 researchers worldwide; 4,400 in the United States.
  • Patents Awarded ……………..U.S. 671; Total 3,330
  • 46 technology platforms, including:
    • Adhesives
    • Abrasives
    • Electronics & Software
    • Light Management
    • Microreplication
    • Nanotechnology
    • Nonwoven Materials
    • Surface Modification

For a complete list of 3M's 46 technologies, please explore our interactive Technologies table.
Environmental Results

  • Prevented the generation of more than 3.55 billion pounds of pollutants since 1975 through completion of more than 10,800 Pollution Prevention Pays (3P) projects.
  • Received the ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award for Energy Management.

 

Community Citizenship/3Mgives

  • 3Mgives consists of 3M/3M Foundation cash gifts, product donations and bolstered by employee and retiree volunteerism.
  • 3Mgives invests in education, community and environmental programs in communities where we do business.
  • 3M and the 3M Foundation donated $60.2 million in cash and products to educational and charitable institutions around the world.
  • Please visit 3Mgives.com (US, English) for more detailed information on 3M's community involvement.

 

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