3M Co. is a diversified technology company serving customers and communities with innovative products and services. The company operates its business through five segments: Industrial, Safety and Graphics, Electronics and Energy, Health Care and Consumer. The Industrial segment serves a broad range of markets, such as automotive original equipment manufacturer and automotive aftermarket, electronics, appliance, paper and printing, packaging, food and beverage, and construction. The Safety and Graphics segment serves a broad range of markets that increase the safety, security and productivity of people, facilities and systems. The Electronics and Energy segment serves customers in electronics and energy markets, including solutions for dependable, cost-effective, high-performance electronic devices, telecommunications networks, electrical products, power generation and distribution, and infrastructure protection. The Health Care segment serves markets that include medical clinics and hospitals, pharmaceuticals, dental and orthodontic practitioners, health information systems, and food manufacturing and testing. The Consumer segment serves markets that include consumer retail, office retail, home improvement, building maintenance and other markets. 3M was founded by Henry S. Bryan, Hermon W. Cable, John Dwan, William A. McGonagle and J. Danley Budd in 1902 and is headquartered in St. Paul, MN.