3M Declares Quarterly Dividend

August 11, 2008

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of 3M (NYSE:MMM) today declared a dividend on the company’s common stock of 50 cents per share for the third quarter of 2008, payable Sept. 12, 2008, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 22, 2008. This cash dividend is the 368th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by 3M.

As of June 30, 2008, 3M had 698,990,402 common shares outstanding and 121,532 shareholders of record.

About 3M

A recognized leader in research and development, 3M produces thousands of innovative products for dozens of diverse markets. 3M’s core strength is applying its more than 40 distinct technology platforms – often in combination – to a wide array of customer needs. With $24 billion in sales, 3M employs 79,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 60 countries. For more information, visit www.3M.com.


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