Walking along the fairways and among the the large corporate tents at the 3M Open, the company’s footprint seems to be all over the place. And almost every golfer in the field carries some 3M product in his bag — most likely an adhesive keeping their clubs in one piece.
The company recently made headlines by reaching a $26 million donation to the U of M to support STEM students and resources; and for funding all St. Paul Public Schools teachers’ classroom supply requests posted on DonorsChoose.org.
After mixed success in market tests in several major cities, 3M almost decided to stop producing the Post-it Note.
Twin Cities Business
A 3M official said the technology may have as broad of an impact as 3M’s Post-its, and could also conserve water used by industry.
Anti-evolution congressman; missing hikers; treaty-approved spearing; bad logo (spam); and more.
3M’s Scotch brand masking tape and cellophane tape were small inventions that became a consumer revolution.
WASHINGTON —Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s bill would greatly increase the number of visas for high-skilled immigrant workers.
Macro, Micro, Minnesota
A look back at Minnesota’s Fortune 500 companies helps put the layoffs in a larger context.