3M (MMM), formerly referred to as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, is a US global technology corporation headquartered in Maplewood, Minnesota. The company renders its services across its various business units: Electronics and Energy, Healthcare, Safety and Graphics, Consumer and Industrial. Their variety of marketed products includes electronic materials, medical solutions, laminates, adhesives, car-care line and fire protection products. Incorporated in 1929, today 3M employs more than 90,000 professionals and owns over 100,000 patents. Included to the S&P 100 and S&P 500 index, 3M share price is set and traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).