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3M Company (MMM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description - A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy - Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.- SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives' employment history.- Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.Highlights3M Company (3M) is a diversified technology company that specializes in the development, manufacture and marketing of a wide range of innovative products. The company develops technology platforms, including adhesives, abrasives, light management, microreplication, non woven materials, nanotechnology, and surface modification, among others. The company offers its products to diverse sectors ranging from healthcare to automotive to electronics, health care, safety and graphics, and energy to industrial and consumer. 3M markets its products through wholesalers, retailers, jobbers, distributors, dealers, sales representatives and direct to users. The company has operations in North and South America; Europe, the Middle East and Africa; and Asia-Pacific. 3M is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, the US.3M Company Key Recent DevelopmentsJun 22,2017: Largest Body of Evidence on Clinical Benefits of Patient Warming Now AvailableMay 31,2017: National Grid commissions green alternative to sulphur hexafluorideMay 23,2017: 3M Releases 2017 Sustainability ReportMay 22,2017: EDF RS to install 3M wind vortex generators in USMay 18,2017: U.S. Army and 3M Provide Hearing Protection for SoldiersKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors' business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies' strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 3List of Tables 5List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 63M Company - Key Facts 63M Company - Key Employees 73M Company - Key Employee Biographies 93M Company - Major Products and Services 103M Company - History 133M Company - Company Statement 233M Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 24Head Office 24Other Locations & Subsidiaries 24Section 2 - Company Analysis 283M Company - Business Description 28Business Description - Consumer 28Consumer - Overview 28Consumer - Financials 28Consumer - Capital Expenditure 28Business Description - Electronics and Energy 28Electronics and Energy - Overview 28Electronics and Energy - Financials 29Electronics and Energy - Capital Expenditure 29Business Description - Health Care 29Health Care - Overview 29Health Care - Financials 29Health Care - Capital Expenditure 29Business Description - Industrial 29Industrial - Overview 29Industrial - Financials 29Industrial - Capital Expenditure 29Business Description - Safety and Graphics 29Safety and Graphics - Overview 29Safety and Graphics - Financials 30Safety and Graphics - Capital Expenditure 303M Company - SWOT Analysis 31SWOT Analysis - Overview 313M Company - Strengths 313M Company - Weaknesses 323M Company - Opportunities 333M Company - Threats 343M Company - Key Competitors 35Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 36Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 36Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 37Performance Chart 40Financial Performance 40Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 41Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 423M Company, Recent Deals Summary 43Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 44Jun 22, 2017: Largest Body of Evidence on Clinical Benefits of Patient Warming Now Available 44May 31, 2017: National Grid commissions green alternative to sulphur hexafluoride 45May 23, 2017: 3M Releases 2017 Sustainability Report 46May 22, 2017: EDF RS to install 3M wind vortex generators in US 47May 22, 2017: EDF RS to install 3M wind vortex generators in US 48May 18, 2017: U.S. Army and 3M Provide Hearing Protection for Soldiers 49Apr 19, 2017: Patent-Protected Indirect Bonding Techniques from 3M Oral Care 50Jan 31, 2017: Scottish Power and 3M installs Scotland's first power conductor in 30 years 51Dec 14, 2016: 3M Files Lawsuit for Design Infringement to Protect Flip-Top Dispenser 52Oct 26, 2016: Varentec Announces International Distribution Agreements with 3M Company 53Section 5 - Appendix 54Methodology 54Ratio Definitions 54About GlobalData 58Contact Us 58Disclaimer 58List of Tables3M Company, Key Facts 63M Company, Key Employees 73M Company, Key Employee Biographies 93M Company, Major Products and Services 103M Company, History 133M Company, Subsidiaries 243M Company, Key Competitors 353M Company, Ratios based on current share price 363M Company, Annual Ratios 373M Company, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 383M Company, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 393M Company, Interim Ratios 413M Company, Recent Deals Summary 43Currency Codes 54Capital Market Ratios 54Equity Ratios 55Profitability Ratios 55Cost Ratios 56Liquidity Ratios 56Leverage Ratios 57Efficiency Ratios 57List of Figures3M Company, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 403M Company, Ratio Charts 42