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3M is a diversified technology company serving customers and communities with innovative products and services. Each of our six businesses has earned leading global market positions.

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PO Box 4016
Gaborone, Botswana

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The 3M Company was founded in 1902, and over the years has grown from a small sandpaper company to a global diversified technology company, with companies in more than 60 countries.

3M has more than 69,000 employees worldwide, employing mostly local nationals. Fewer than 300 3M employees worldwide are Foreign Service Employees not residing in their home countries.

Each of our seven businesses has earned leading global market positions in:

  • Consumer and Office
  • Display and Graphics
  • Electronics and Communications
  • Health Care
  • Industrial and Transportation
  • Safety, Security and Protection Services

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