3M Company is an American company whose full name is Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Corporation), was founded in Minnesota in 1902. It is a diversified multinational enterprise with a long history. It is famous for its wide range of products and its determination to innovate. Since its establishment, it has developed and produced as many as 50,000 kinds of high-quality products, serving many fields such as communications, transportation, industry, automobile, aerospace, aviation, electronics, electrical, medical, construction, culture, education, office and daily consumption. 3M is one of the 30 Dow Jones industrial stocks and was named by Fortune magazine as one of the 19 most famous companies in the world in 1997.