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The 3M Company, formerly known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation and produces more than 55,000 products. They employ 300 staff in Macquarie Park.

Building A, 1 Rivett Rd, North Ryde

Name: 3M Australia Pty Limited

Industry: Science-based Consumer Products Company

Staff: 300

Address: Building A, 1 Rivett Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113

Postal: Locked Bag 19, North Ryde NSW 1670

Ph: 136 136



Company Overview:

Who We Are

3M is fundamentally a science-based company. We produce thousands of imaginative products, and we're a leader in scores of markets - from health care and highway safety to office products and abrasives and adhesives. Our success begins with our ability to apply our technologies - often in combination - to an endless array of real-world customer needs. Of course, all of this is made possible by the people of 3M and their singular commitment to make life easier and better for people around the world.


Our Values

  • Act with uncompromising honesty and integrity in everything we do
  • Satisfy our customers with innovative technology and superior quality, value and service
  • Provide our investors an attractive return through sustainable, global growth
  • Respect our social and physical environment around the world
  • Value and develop our employees' diverse talents, initiative and leadership
  • Earn the admiration of all those associated with 3M worldwide

3M at a Glance (Year-end 2011)

  • Global sales: $30 billion.
  • International (non-US) sales: $19.6 billion (66 percent of company's total).
  • Operations in more than 65 countries.
  • 3M products sold in nearly 200 countries.
  • 84,000 employees globally.

3M Facts 2011 (PDF, 34KB)

3M in Australia

  • 2010 sales in excess of $460 million
  • 650+ employees
  • 11 locations including 4 manufacturing sites
  • Products manufactured in Australia are liquid filtration products, car repair products, automotive products and microbiology products.
  • Head office in North Ryde, NSW