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March 24, 2017


Important Proxy Materials - Vote Now - 3M COMPANY Annual Meeting







2017 Annual Meeting


May 9, 2017



Important proxy voting material is ready for your action.



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As a 3Mer and stockholder, you contribute to 3M’s business growth and financial strength, you share in the risk and rewards, and you benefit from our Company’s success. We encourage you



to both understand and vote on the proposals being considered at this year’s Annual Meeting.


In this email you’ll find the materials you need: Notice of the Annual Meeting and Proxy Statement, the 2016 Annual Report and helpful instructions. Your vote is very important; please enter it as soon as possible.


This year’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held at 8:30 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at the Conrad Indianapolis, 50 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.  Like last year, on the meeting day, we will provide a live webcast so you can listen to the business portion of meeting by visiting http://investors.3M.com.


If you plan to attend the meeting in person, you will need to pre-register and print your admission ticket at Proxyvote.com as further described below.


Thank you all for your contributions!


Inge Thulin
Chairman of the Board, President and CEO


To access ProxyVote.com, you will need your four digit PIN:


- If you are an employee of 3M COMPANY, your PIN is the last four digits of your Social Security number.


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- If you have forgotten your PIN number, please follow the instructions on Proxyvote.com.


Internet voting is accepted up to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on May 8, 2017 (or up to 11:59 p.m. EDT on May 7, 2017 for



participants in 3M’s Voluntary Investment Plan and Employee Stock Ownership Plan and the 3M Savings Plan).









  Proxy Statement


  Annual Report




For holders as of March 14, 2017