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  • 3M India was born in India in 1988 as Birla 3M Limited. The name of the company was subsequently changed to 3M India Limited in Dec 2002.
    Today, 3M has over a 100 year track record of being one of the most innovative corporations worldwide.
  • Henry S. Bryan- First PresidentHermon W. Cable- First General ManagerJohn Dwan- First SecretaryWilliam A. McGonagle- First TreasurerDr. J. Danley Budd- First Vice president
  • An aluminum oxide sheet constructed on a J weight, light and flexible cloth backing.
    3-Mite cloth -Waterproof for wet sanding. Excellent for sanding primed surfaces, removing orange peel, dust nibs and light sagging of the top coat. Used on metal, plastic body filler and fiberglass surfaces.
  • A Post-it note is a piece of stationery with a re-adherable strip of adhesive on the back, designed for temporarily attaching notes to documents and other surfaces.
    A series of board games produced by 3M from 1962 to 1975.
  • The now-defunct Mincom division of 3M, which specialized in magnetic tape recorders for instrumentation and sound recording, and other electronic products.
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    • 1. 3M Presented by : GROUP 1 ANNAPURNA ANIRUDH T. CHINNA JUHI GUPTA LALIT KUMAR SRINIVAS
    • 2. • http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_ WW/About3/3M/
    • 3. ABOUT 3M COMPANY • Formerly known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, is a diversified technology company serving customers and communities with innovative products and services. • More than 80,000 employees. • More than 55,000 products. adhesives, abrasives, laminates, passive fire protection, dental products, electronic materials, medical products, car care products, electronic circuits and optical films.
    • 4. • Founder(s) of 3MHenry S. Bryan Hermon W. Cable John Dwan William A. McGonagle Dr. J. Danley Budd • Headquarters- At Maplewood,Minnesota, U.S.
    • 5. Contd.. 3M at a Glance (Year-end 2010) • Global sales: $27 billion. • International (non-US) sales: $17.5 billion (65 per cent of company's total). • Operations in more than 65 countries. • 3M products sold in nearly 200 countries. • 80,000 employees globally. • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCZz4jFok_o
    • 6. Contd.. 3M In India • Turnover: Rs. 1176 crores for 12 Months ended March 31st, 2011 with profits of Rs. 99 crores. • Head Office at Bengaluru. • Innovation Labs at Bengaluru & Gurgaon (NCR). • Approximately 1800 + Employees (As of June 2011). • Approximately 7000 Products sold in India. • http://www.thefuntheory.com/
    • 7. INNOVATION HISTORY OF 3M • The company began by mining stone from quarries for use in grinding wheels. • Struggling with quality and marketing of its products, management supported its workers to innovate and develop new products . • Twelve years after being founded, 3M developed its First exclusive product: Three-M-ite cloth. • Other innovations included masking tape, waterproof sandpaper and Scotch brand tapes.
    • 8. • Failing to make sandpaper with the anorthosite, the founders decided to import minerals like Spanish garnet, after which sale of sandpapers grew. • In 1914, customers complained that the garnet was falling off the paper. • The founders discovered that the stones had traveled across the Atlantic Ocean packed near olive oil, and the oil had penetrated the stones. • They roasted the stones over fire to remove the olive oil. This was the first instance of research and development at 3M.
    • 9. Other innovative products : • Company's innovations include waterproof sandpaper (1921) and masking tape (1925), as well as cellophane "Scotch Tape" and sound deadening materials for cars. • Early 1970s: 3M published a line of board games, largely under the "3M bookshelf game series" brand. • 1980: The company introduced Post-it notes.
    • 10. Model 131 Previously used traffic signals Traffics introduced by 3M
    • 11. Contd.. • The signal had the unique ability to be "programmed" so it was visible from certain angles. • The Model 131's "programmability" was achieved via masking a clear glass lens with aluminium adhesive tape.
    • 12. M79 recorder • 3M's Mincom division introduced several models of magnetic tape recorders for instrumentation use and for studio sound recording. • Later introduced: A commercially available digital audio recording system called the "3M Digital Audio Mastering System", which consisted of a 32-track digital audio tape recorder and a companion 4-track digital recorder for final mastering.