3M Promotional Markets Department

3M Posts Record Third-Quarter Numbers
October 27, 2014

3M, St. Paul, Minn., released its third-quarter numbers, which included earnings of $1.98 per share, an 11.2 percent increase over the same time last year. Sales also grew 2.8 percent over last year to $8.1 billion this year as of Sept. 30, which was the close of the third quarter.

3M Announces New Chief Technology Officer
July 30, 2014

3M, St. Paul Minn., appointed Dr. Ashish K. Khandpur as its senior vice president of research and development, and chief technology officer following the retirement of Dr. Frederick J. Palensky, who had a 37-year career with 3M.

3M Appoints New Senior Vice President
June 12, 2014

3M, St. Paul, Minn., appointed Nicholas C. Gangestad to senior vice president and chief financial officer this week. Effective immediately, he replaces David W. Meline, who is departing for another large, publicly traded company.

Office (Ad)space
April 24, 2014

Workaholics. Office Space. The Office. All modern office-themed TV shows and movies lauded for their workplace accuracy, but also all with sets missing one major detail—promotional products.

3M Announces Fourth Quarter Results
January 30, 2014

3M reported fourth-quarter earnings of 2013. Sales and per-share earnings were the highest of any fourth quarter in 3M's history.

3M Delivers Record Third-Quarter Results
October 24, 2013

Today, 3M reported third-quarter earnings of $1.78 per share, an increase of 7.9 percent versus the third quarter of 2012. Sales grew 5.6 percent year-on-year to $7.9 billion.

Universal Appeal
October 18, 2013

There's a reason why more than a billion dollars worth of promotional desk and office products are sold every year: They're effective. From sticky notes and pens to journals and mugs, the items we use during every workday are the perfect vehicles for promotional advertising.

3M and Avery Dennison Settle Patent Infringement Lawsuits
April 1, 2013

Office product giants 3M and Avery Dennison announced Friday that the companies had reached an agreement to settle a series of lawsuits that had been ongoing since 2010. The announcements settle two outstanding patent lawsuits and an antitrust violation accusation.