Headquartered in St. Paul, MN, 3M is a global entity that owns and produces a number of well known brands including:
Under all these brands, 3M offers thousands of products.
3M has an interesting history as the company was started in 1902 in Two Harbors, MN as a mining company. It was originally called the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company. In 1905, they abandoned the mining idea and moved to Duluth, MN to focus on producing sandpaper products.